$41.29 - $52.34 Hourly Location
Seattle, WAJob Type
Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/weekDepartment
DCHS - Community & Human SrvcsJob Number
Housing, Homeless & Comm DevClosing
3/25/2023 11:59 PM Pacific Summary The Department of Community and Human Services values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with lived experiences.
King County's Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) provides equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, and connected to community. WE ARE RECRUITING FOR TWO (2) CAREER SERVICE POSITIONS!
Are you a skilled project manager with a passion for ensuring equitable affordable housing throughout the County? Do you have experience with affordable housing or property management? Do you thrive at tracking project details and collaborating with partners to ensure project success? If so, King County's Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is looking for you!
The Asset Management program within DCHS's Housing Homelessness and Community Development Division works with housing providers that have received King County affordable housing capital investments to ensure the ongoing success of their projects. These projects include Permanent Supportive Housing, Rent and Income Restricted Housing, Developmental Disability Housing, Homeless Housing, and various special purpose projects.
DCHS is seeking two (2) skilled project managers who have affordable housing or property management experience and who have supported housing providers to ensure equitable development that delivers housing for historically marginalized communities. The ideal candidates will understand the practical requirements of operating multifamily housing including daily operations, maintenance, budgeting, financial analysis, and regulatory compliance. These positions will be responsible for monitoring housing provider organizations and specific projects for contract performance and compliance with federal, state, and local funding requirements. Duties include performing on site file reviews and physical inspections of housing projects, verifying resident income qualifications, reviewing operating statements and capital needs assessments, and monitoring performance metrics. WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. Interviews for this selection process will take place on or around April 10, 2023. REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must submit an online King County application and respond to the supplemental questions. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the requested and relevant information in the online application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications and/or supplemental questionnaires that state, "see my resume" are considered incomplete and will not be considered to be competitive. WORK SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS:
This position is scheduled to work 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. This position meets the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is overtime eligible with supervisory pre-approval. This position is represented by PROTEC17. MISSION CRITICAL POSITION STATUS:
This position has been designated Non-Mission Critical. Unless otherwise directed by the County Executive, department director or agency head, all employees, regardless of designation, are expected to report to work or request leave during an emergency or inclement weather. For more detailed information, please visit HR Policy County Operations During Emergency Situations and the King County Guidelines for Workforce Management in an Emergency . TELEWORKING REQUIREMENT:
The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.
Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situations . King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.
King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment. RECRUITER:
Greg Mallory, firstname.lastname@example.org Job Duties
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
- Review and monitor affordable housing contracts for compliance with terms of agreements, covenants, federal regulations and King County policies and requirements.
- Review annual resident income data for affordable housing projects to ensure contract compliance.
- Track reports submitted by housing providers and offer technical assistance to providers to complete incomplete data.
- Conduct on-site inspections of housing projects and write up any findings and corrective actions required.
- Perform analysis and write up staff recommendations on properties within the portfolio that have submitted workout requests. Workouts and strategies may include, examine possible refinancing options, determine feasibility of restructuring existing debt, explore new or additional operating subsidies, renegotiate affordability levels, restructure county debt, and transfer of property ownership.
- Integrate an equity and social justice framework into program duties and communications. Support portfolio analysis to determine racial distribution of affordable housing and identify gaps in equitable distribution of housing.
- Develop collaborative relationships with external partners to further the County's goals including addressing historic racial inequities and the critical need for housing.
- Work collaboratively with the Housing Finance Program team, and other programs within King County government to ensure contract compliance.
- Respond to inquiries and provide technical assistance to public partners, community-based organizations, and co-workers across County departments.
- Draft external and internal reports and correspondence.
- Maintain program files/reorganizing files.
- Track insurance certificates and follow up on missing documents.
- Perform other related duties or special projects as assigned.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS
- Minimum of two-years work experience in affordable housing, community development, and/or property management.
- Strong financial analysis skills and experience with affordable housing property budgets.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and work with diverse constituencies.
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to track multiple projects.
- Knowledge of equity and social justice principles and practices, and an understanding of the effects of place, race and policy, and systems-based inequities on marginalized communities.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as with a variety of stakeholders and project partners with sometimes varying objectives.
- Strong facilitation and creative problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work in a collaborative manner as a team member both internally and externally with staff, service providers and members of the public.
- Demonstrated Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and database applications.
Supplemental InformationForbes named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.
- Demonstrated knowledge of ongoing compliance with public funding requirements for affordable housing, including federal programs such as HOME, and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.
- Working knowledge of issues facing the affordable housing industry, specifically the local issues of King County.
- Experience performing on-site inspections of housing projects.
Guided by our "True North" , we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles - we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.To Apply
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.
King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
- Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
- Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
- Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
- 12paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
- Generous vacation and paid sick leave
- Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
- Flexible Spending Account
- Wellness programs
- Onsite gyms and activity centers
- Employee giving program
- Employee assistance programs
- Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
- Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page .
This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.NOTE:
Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position.Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.