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

MANAGEMENT ANALYST: (SALARY RANGE 33: $8,983 – $10,920 monthly)

The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda (AHA) is proud of its mission and accomplishments.  In partnership with the entire community, AHA advocates and provides quality, affordable safe housing, encourages self-sufficiency, and strengthens community inclusiveness and diversity in housing.

AHA is seeking two exceptional, team-oriented candidates to work at the Management Analyst level. Management Analysts work on a wide range of analytical, management, and technical assignments supporting AHA operations and programs, 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. One of the positions currently open is in the Housing Programs Department and will report to the Director of Housing Programs, and the second is in the Data and Policy Department and will report to the Director of Data and Policy.

Final Filing Date: December 11, 2023


The Housing Authority is seeking an exceptional candidate for the Director of Property Operations position. Join AHA and plan and oversee contracts and services to provide an effective, robust property management program, contributing to preserving the long-term health and financial viability of the growing real estate portfolio of AHA and its affiliates in the challenging Bay Area housing market. 

AHA is particularly interested in applications from candidates with a strong track record in various aspects of the affordable housing industry including management experience with LIHTC and project-based or section 8/Housing Choice Voucher funded affordable housing.  The successful candidate will be team-oriented with the ability to coordinate and collaborate with other departments to move projects forward.  

Final Filing Date: The position is open until filled.



SALARY RANGE: TBD Depending on Position

AHA welcomes applications from experienced professionals to help support existing staff and teams. Retired CalPERS annuitants are also welcome to apply. These positions are generally part time (less than 20 hours a week) and/or short term (maximum 900 hours in any fiscal year). Salary will be determined at the time a specific need is identified, and will be within a comparable wage range on the AHA Pay Schedule (a link can be accessed above).

Candidates must have significant expertise in one or more of the following areas to be considered:

  • Affordable Housing Development
  • Asset Management
  • Property Management
  • Capital improvement projects
  • Finance
  • Yardi or Laserfiche administration or other IT project management
  • Management Analyst work
  • Personnel or project management in the public sector, preferably in California

Experience in the affordable housing or public sector is preferred. Candidates must have a track record of being able to work independently with limited supervision/direction, and have a history of exempt status work in prior positions. Strong computer skills are needed for this position (including Word, Excel, and Outlook); some positions may require Yardi proficiency.

Please note these are not training or entry level positions and some in office work in Alameda will be required, generally on Wednesdays.

Interested? Please submit your resume (3 pages max including months and years of employment) and a brief cover letter (max one page) to   Your cover letter must include:  1) what you can offer AHA, 2) your availability in the next 6-12 months, 3) approximately how many hours per week you would like to work, and 4) confirm if you are a current CalPERS member or retired annuitant.

Candidates with relevant qualifications will be asked to submit a full application and attend an online interview. Applicants may not be contacted immediately but qualified applicants will be added to a pool who could be called now or in the future by various departments as needed. 

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. Applicants should include all employment history in their resume and application form, including any outside employment that they intend to continue if hired by AHA. Applicants who reach the final stages of the interview process and are being considered for a job offer will be required to fill out conflict of interest and outside employment forms.

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. While AHA’s posted Pay Schedule shows 5 steps in the salary range for most positions, applicants should note that AHA generally seeks to hire at steps 1-3, depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Eligibility for subsequent step increases is reviewed at the end of the probationary period and at the time of annual performance evaluations.

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.