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

AFFORDABLE HOUSING INTERNSHIP (SALARY RANGE: $22.00 per hour)

The Housing Authority is seeking several team-oriented candidates to work in three areas of focus, Housing Development, Housing Policy and Data, Accounting and Financing as Interns for the Summer of 2023. Interns will work on a wide range of assignments within one of the three disciplines 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.

Dependent on the area of focus selected this position will offer hands-on experience in the following tasks: process of analyzing, financing, developing, and operating affordable housing; analyzing housing policy, evaluating current policies and practices, assessing implementation of policies and compliance under the Housing Choice Voucher and the Move to Work program; assisting with finance transactions, year-end closing, financial audit support and data review. 

Successful graduates from the internship program will be eligible to apply for a one year paid fellowship program with AHA.

*Candidates should review the three areas of focus provided for this internship as they provide more detail on the potential assignments that could be done. This position is posted at $22.00 an hour for a 32-hour work week. The position requires Interns to be in person Monday – Thursday, eight (8) hours a day, at 701 Atlantic Ave, Alameda Ca 94501.

Final Filing Date: Applications must be received by March 15, 2023, at 5PM. Applications may be submitted Via HandShake or by email to Sylvia Martinez, Director of Housing Development, Smartinez@alamedahsg.org with a copy to Jocelyn Layte, Housing Development Specialist, jlayte@alamedahsg.org.

MANAGEMENT ANALYST (Administration/Technology) (SALARY RANGE 33: $8,983- $10,920 monthly)

The Housing Authority is seeking a team-oriented candidate to work at the Management Analyst level. Management Analysts work on a wide range of analytical, management, policy 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.

This position in the Administration Department will focus primarily on providing IT/technical support to the agency, including serving as the IT administrator for a variety of software programs; supporting the selection, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of software; and providing day to day IT support to AHA staff. The Management Analyst will also be assigned a wide range of analytical and management tasks and projects serving various departments and programs. 

*Candidates with advanced/superuser level knowledge of Yardi and/or Laserfiche, including system administration, may be considered for hire at the Senior Management Analyst level. The salary range for that position is range 45: $12,039 – $14,633 per month.

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled. Candidates should apply as soon as possible as the position may close at any time; AHA expects to complete the first review of applications by February 6, 2023.

MANAGEMENT ANALYST (Housing Programs Department) (SALARY RANGE 33: $8,983- $10,920 monthly)

The Housing Authority is seeking an exceptional, team-oriented candidate 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.

This position in the Housing Programs Department will focus primarily on data analysis, Housing Policy, procurement, and technical support, and will perform a broad array of general analytical work for the department and AHA. AHA is particularly interested in applications from candidates with knowledge of a variety of software systems, particularly Yardi and/or Laserfiche, familiarity with housing policy impacting the Housing Choice Voucher program, and experience in conducting procurement for government agencies. The Management Analyst will also be assigned a wide range of analytical and management tasks and projects serving various departments and programs. 

Final Filing Date: February 21, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

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 hr@alamedahsg.org with the subject line: Risk Manager Employment Application.

ASSET MANAGER (SALARY RANGE 35: $9,433- $11,465 monthly)

The Housing Authority is seeking a team-oriented candidate to plan and manage the asset management function of the Housing Authority’s real estate portfolio including the housing assets owned by AHA’s affiliates.  The Asset Manager conducts financial, physical and regulatory performance review; develops and monitors capital needs assessment programs; and reviews, recommends and implements financing or refinancing schemes at multi-family and tax credit properties, in addition to providing highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Directors of Asset Management, Housing Development, and Portfolio Management.

AHA is particularly interested in applications from candidates with a strong track record in various aspects of the affordable housing industry including finance, development/rehabilitation, management and related real estate issues with an emphasis on asset management and financial and regulatory analysis. 

Final Filing Date: The position is open until filled; the first review of applications is planned for October 19, 2022. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as the position may close at any time.

HOUSING PROGRAMS SUPERVISOR (SALARY RANGE 33: $8,983- $10,920 monthly)

AHA is opening a recruitment for a Housing Programs Supervisor in the Housing Programs Department. This position supervises the activities of AHA staff engaged in the provision of housing assistance, including oversight of functions such as eligibility, inspections, new leases, reexaminations, and terminations. Incumbents may assist the Director in departmental and/or strategic planning and budgeting, along with development of policies and procedures. Please refer to the job description for the complete range of duties and qualifications required for this position.

The position is open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as the position may close at any time.

PROJECT MANAGER (SALARY RANGE 36: $9,662- $11,745 monthly)

The Housing Authority (AHA) is seeking a candidate to oversee and coordinate project management for AHA’s housing development efforts. Projects may include development of tax credit affordable housing, new construction or rehabilitation of existing residential properties, acquisition feasibility, and the administration of program funding and regulatory compliance. AHA’s Housing Development team is working on a variety of exciting projects throughout the city of Alameda, including new development on the former Naval Air Station. View upcoming development projects at: https://www.alamedahsg.org/future-communities/

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled. Candidates should apply as soon as possible as the position may close at any time; AHA expects to complete the first review of applications by December 15, 2022. See the job announcement for more information on how to apply.

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (SALARY RANGE 62: $18,220- $22,147 monthly)

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SALARY RANGE 62: $18,220 – $22,147 monthly

AHA is recruiting for a Deputy Executive Director, a contract, at-will position reporting directly to the Executive Director. The primary responsibility for the position will be to provide high-level managerial and executive assistance to the Agency in coordinating and directing Authority-wide activities and operations, including assisting the Executive Director in executing the long-term vision for the Housing Authority in collaboration with the Board of Commissioners and department directors. The Deputy Executive Director will also serve as the Executive Director in the case of their absence and may cover for Director level staff during their absence.

Please see the recruitment brochure for more information. Interested candidates should contact: Stanley Quy, The Organizational Leadership Edge, at squy@cox.net. Applications submitted by the deadline of January 10 at 5:00 PM Central time will receive priority consideration. The position is open until filled, however, and interested candidates may submit applications after that date. The position may close at any time.

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. pplicants 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 HR@alamedahsg.org, 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.