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Current Openings

Housing Management Director

The Isothermal Regional Commission has an opening for the Director of Housing Management position. An employee in this position is responsible for the management of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) and other Housing Programs.  The Director is responsible for providing direct supervision and leadership in support of the daily operations of the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The Director is responsible for a wide range of activities related to performance and regulatory compliance and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.  The Director is responsible for developing and providing leadership in the area of Housing for the Region. 

The work is performed under the general supervision of the Commission’s Executive Director. Supervision is exercised over assigned staff and/or other staff as defined by project need. Does related work as required. For the Regional Housing Authority.  The Main Office of the Rutherford Housing Office, located at 111 West Court Street, Rutherfordton, NC. The Job description can be found here.

Hiring Range: Grade 29  $55,068 – $68,835

Position is open until filled with reviews beginning on May 24, 2019.

Final candidates will be subject to a background check followed by an interview process with the selection committee.  This is a safety sensitive position and participation in the Drug and Alcohol Program is required. Background Check required. This position has a competitive salary (depending on the experience of the candidate) and an excellent benefit to include NC Retirement, Health Plan for employee.  This position is open until filled.

Resume, cover letter, and signed application must be submitted to sdadson@regionc.org

Isothermal Planning and Development Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

Housing Counselor

The Isothermal Regional Commission has an opening for Housing Counselor (2 position(s)) to serve, one in the Shelby Field Office and, another in the Rutherford Field Office (which serves Rutherford, Polk and McDowell County Clients). A Housing Counselor performs technical, administrative and intake within the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Housing Counselors establish and maintain contact with local landlords, service agencies and assist families who have been issued a voucher in finding appropriate rental units.

An employee in this class performs technical, administrative and intake within the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Work includes accepting and processing applications by the public for housing assistance initially in office appointments or serving walk-ins; determines eligibility through the application of a variety of pre-determined requirements; enters application data into computer software program; performs verification of information such as income, child care, bank accounts, age, (criminal records and other data information submitted by applicants; creates and maintains a variety of records and lists; perform self-audits to review work for completeness and accuracy on a regular basis; orientate new tenants on program and its rules and regulations as needed; and produces a number of reports detailing activity. Does related work as required for the Regional Housing Authority.

The Main Office of the Rutherford Housing Office is located at 111 West Court Street, Rutherfordton, NC. A copy of the job description and qualifications can be found here.

Hiring Range: Grade 18 $33,807 to $48,296 and a hiring rate of $32,197.

Position(s) are open until filled with first round of review beginning on June 3, 2019.

Final candidates will be subject to a background check followed by an interview process with the selection committee.  This is a safety sensitive position and participation in the Drug and Alcohol Program is required. Background Check required. This position has a competitive salary (depending on the experience of the candidate) and an excellent benefit package to include NC Retirement, Health Plan for employee.  This position is open until filled.

An application can be found on this page, below this description. Resume, cover letter, and signed application must be submitted to phall@regionc.org.

Isothermal Planning and Development Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.


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