Job ID: #17-014Opening for: Eligibility Specialist

Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP)

CUYAHOGA METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Position Announcement

 

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of a higher classified employee, the Eligibility Specialist performs annual recertification and interim re-examinations to determine continuing eligibility status for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Receive family background data and analyze/calculate financial information to determine applicant and participant eligibility.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

    One to two years prior experience in a program serving low-income clientele or social service area. Experience in the Housing Choice Voucher Program as Program Assistant, scheduler or other related job duties preferred.

 

SKILLS:

  • Broad knowledge of federal, state and local statues, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines related to low-income housing and social services, with emphasis on HCVP guidelines.
  • Broad knowledge of organizational development, management, and business operations.
  • Ability to deal with many variables and determine specific courses of action.
  • Ability to gather and classify information and prepare meaningful, concise, and accurate reports.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with external organizations and agency personnel.
  • Ability to analyze mathematical/financial data.

 

OTHER:

  • Possession of a valid Ohio vehicle operator's license and insurability under agency policies.

 

SALARY: $16.13

 

POSTING DATE: 3/16/2017

CLOSING DATE: 3/23/2017

 

The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

 

 

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