HOUSING ASSISTANCE SPECIALIST IV (SR-22)

City and County of Honolulu, HI - Oahu Island, HI
$4,413 a month

Supervises and performs the full range of assignments in the housing assistance program and/or serves as a program specialist responsible for the development and implementation of specialized housing assistance programs; and performs other related duties as required.

The current vacancy is responsible for providing daily oversight and supervision to lower-level Section 8 Housing Assistance Specialists; performing the full range of assignments in the housing assistance program (e.g., determining eligibility for rental assistance, investigating and processing claims for unpaid rent and damages; etc.); monitoring case management activities for quality control; and making recommendations for policy and procedure changes within the housing assistance program, as appropriate.
Additional Job Information: At time of application, you must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

***Subject to funding availability***

1) Only ONLINE applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted online by OCTOBER 28, 2020, 11:59 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to be accepted.

2) Paper applications will NOT be accepted.

There is one vacancy with the Department of Community Services, Community Assistance Division. List may be used to fill future vacancies in this department.
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Minimum Qualification Requirements: EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your education in order to be given credit. Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal to your application. Or mail a photocopy of your diploma and/or official transcript within 7 days of filing your application: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813

Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. All information on your diploma and/or transcript must be legible in order to receive credit.
Work experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis. Such experience must have provided the knowledge, skills, and analytical ability normally gained from attainment of a bachelor's degree.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
Three (3) years of professional (i.e., post-bachelor's degree, non-clerical) work experience which involved interviewing clients to elicit information; verifying and analyzing the information obtained; and determining clients' needs and/or entitlements based on the application of pertinent principles, practices, policies, standards, and/or guidelines, two (2) years of which shall have been in determining eligibility for public or social assistance programs (e.g., housing or rental assistance).
Examination Process: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.

EXAMINATION WEIGHT:
Education and Experience Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100%
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