Careers at AHA

A Great Place to Work

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda (AHA). In addition to the opportunity to make a difference in the quality of life for low-income families in the City of Alameda, AHA offers a work environment that is committed to diversity, professional development, and utilization of best practices in the delivery of programs and services.

AHA invites you to view our available job opportunities below and to consider if a career with the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda might be right for you.

Why Work at AHA?

In addition to competitive salaries, robust training and development, and the ability to contribute to a mission-driven organization, some of the more tangible benefits of working at AHA include:

  • Vacation and sick time, plus 11 paid holidays and 3.5 floating holidays per year
  • Employer-paid medical and dental coverage, and with some plans fully employer-paid (regardless of the number of dependents)
  • CalPERS Retirement Plan, plus optional participation in pre/post-tax 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account plans for health, dependent care, and transit expenses
  • A variety of other benefits including optional vision insurance, bilingual pay, education/tuition reimbursement, and an employee assistance program (EAP)
  • AHA also strives to provide a work-life balance to our employees. In addition to generous paid leave benefits, certain positions offer a two-week schedule of nine 8-hour days (with every other Friday off) as well as some flexibility for daily work schedules.

Current Job Openings

RISK MANAGER SALARY RANGE 42: $10,735 – $13,048 monthly

The Housing Authority is seeking an exceptional, team-oriented candidate to work as the Agency’s Risk Manager. This position will provide agency-wide risk management procedures, policies and analysis to assist various Housing Authority programs and projects, and will have the opportunity to perform meaningful and impactful work for an agency dedicated to providing affordable housing in the most impacted region of the nation.

The position is open until filled; the position may close at any time so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. To apply, email your resume (3 pages maximum, include years and months of employment) and a cover letter stating why you are interested in and qualified for the position (two pages maximum) to with the subject line: Risk Manager Employment Application.

Ready to Apply?

To apply for a position, follow the instructions in the job announcement and submit all required job application documents by the posted deadline. All positions require a job application form to be completed; click the button below to access the job application form. Please limit resumes to no more than 3 pages and include months and years of employment; cover letters should be limited to 2 pages.

Applications are screened for minimum qualifications listed in the postings and only the most qualified applicants will be invited to interview. AHA regrets that, due to the large number of responses we receive in response to job postings, AHA is only able to contact those candidates that are selected for an interview.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda is committed to making reasonable efforts to accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you have a request for ADA accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact Human Resources at, or by phone at: (510) 747-4326, or TTY/TRS:711.

The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda is an Equal Opportunity Employer

AHA is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the AHA is to encourage applications from persons who are economically disadvantaged and individuals belonging to significantly underrepresented groups within the AHA’s workforce, including ethnic and racial minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or political or organizational affiliation.