Company: Jewish Community Housing Corporation
Location: West Orange
Posted on: June 6, 2021
West Orange, NJ 07052
Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey
OCCUPANCY SPECIALIST The JCH Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey
is seeking an experienced and competent individual for our
corporate office located in West Orange, NJ. Reporting directly to
the Site Manager, this position is full time with potential growth
and expansion within the company. The primary objective of the
Occupancy Specialist is to perform all HAP duties associated with
rental assistance for JCHC Affordable Housing Communities,
accurately maintains all Certifications, Re-Certifications, Onsite
Submissions, TRAC Audits, and Tax Credit Submission.
Qualifications: The individual must possess the following
knowledge: Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma (college
preferred) plus 2-3 years' experience. Occupancy Specialist
Certification is required. Experience in Tax Credit required.
Knowledge of rental assistance and affordable housing programs. The
ability to read and understand technical documentation such as
federal housing regulations and associated policies and procedures.
The ability to perform and understand basic mathematical
calculations such as fractions and percentages. Computer
proficiency in Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new
software packages. Extensive customer service training and the
ability to handle tense situations tactfully. Skills and ability or
be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the
essential 10. functions of the job, with or without reasonable
accommodation, using some other combination of skills and
abilities. 11. Ability to read and write in English. 12. Ability to
multi-task and work well under pressure. Job Functions and
Responsibilities (this includes but not limited to): 1. Works with
Site Managers to assure that all interviews and process for
affordable housing is completed appropriately and in a timely
fashion. Processes the applications and information received from
these families and determines their eligibility for the program. 2.
Verifies income, assets, medical or unusual expenses and assisted
dwelling information. 3. Enters data in computer generating rent,
utility allowance and HAP calculations. 4. Performs annual
re-certification as well as computing any interim rent changes. 5.
Works with Site Managers to assure that all participants complete
and sign all papers related to beginning housing assistance,
interims, and annual re-certifications, explaining in terms they
understand to ensure compliance with program rules. 6. Processes
requests for Portability (both in and out). Completes all work
according to established JCHC standards. 7. Establishes, maintains,
and updates various logs and books, 8. RealPage, related to the
orderly maintenance of records. 9. Ensures all computer records of
all tenants on caseload are accurate and current. Promptly and
accurately maintains all file documentation. 10. Provides all steps
in Tax Credit applications and processing. 11. Prepares monthly
reports and attends meetings as necessary and required. 12.
Maintains petty cash system and food tickets 13. Provides
administrative support as needed. This includes, but not limited to
answering the phone, faxing, copies, keeping meeting notes.
Position/Hours: FT with Benefits Salary: Based on Experience. Start
Date: asap To Apply: If you are interested in this position, please
contact the HR Department:
No Phone calls. This is an Equal Employment Opportunity.
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