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compliance officer

Job Title: Compliance Officer

Division: Facilities / Special Projects
Location: Bethel
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Department:   Facilities/Special Projects
Reports To:    Compliance Manager
Supervises:               None

Compensation:             Range 4
FSLA Status:              Non-Exempt
Job Status:                 Full Time, Regular

Job Summary

Under direct supervision of the Compliance Manager, works to ensure the integrity of Homeownership units in the Mutual Help Program, Homeownership Program and the Very Low Income Housing Programs. Also ensure the integrity of the units used under the Rental Voucher Assistance Program.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Degree or GED equivalent.
  • Valid State of Alaska driver’s license.
  • One year experience in counseling homebuyers, tenants or related work.
  • Two years of experience in building maintenance or related work.
  • Willing and able to travel to remote villages throughout the year.

Desirable:

  • Yup’ik speaking preferred.
  • One year experience in a computerized office setting and familiarity with MS Office programs including: Word, Excel, Access, MS Project, Windows Operating Systems, Internet and related programs.

Duties and responsibilities but not limited to:

Job Requirements

  • Ability to troubleshoot heating, electrical and plumbing problems over the phone.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to tactfully handle difficult situations with sensitivity and good judgment.
  • Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and compute percentages.
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of all information obtained through interaction with employees and client interactions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.
  • Ability to plan and organize work assignments, including schedules and filing systems.

Job Duties

  • Works to ensure homebuyer’s are keeping the housing units in good repair and within federal, state and the Housing Authority requirements.
  • Works with landlords for the inspection of units under the Rental Voucher Assistance Program.
  • Assist the homebuyers by counseling and providing technical assistance to perform all types of maintenance, repair and/or replacement to buildings and equipment including heating systems, foundations, electrical, glazing, roofing, carpentry, cement/masonry, flooring, painting and other areas.
  • Work with homebuyers to plan seasonal preventative maintenance for the homebuyer to implement, including furnace tune-up and repairs, building leveling and fire alarm and suppression equipment testing and tagging.
  • Communicate with homebuyers through telephone and written contact.
  • Instruct homebuyers, moving into new units or vacates, on the proper use of project finished equipment and care of building and grounds.
  • Use and implement the instructional session with homebuyer’s on the proper use of equipment installed under the Modernization Program.
  • Perform annual inspections of homeownership units to assess the needs of maintenance, repair and/or replacement by the homebuyer.
  • Work with homebuyers to determine the cause and damage and make recommendations to remedy deficient conditions by developing and implementing a plan of action.
  • Use the notice process to contact homebuyers on breach and the cure of breaches of the homeownership agreement.
  • At the request of the homebuyer’s: prepare and calculate materials, supplies and labor costs to address homebuyer maintenance repair and replacement to the unit to be paid by the homebuyer.
  • Develop a homebuyer manual including a list of vendors.
  • Implement workshops on homebuyer maintenance of house including but not limited to boiler maintenance/repair, foundation leveling, electrical and plumbing.
  • Work with the Development Department for proper reporting and work of warrant issues.
  • Maintain a vendor list for homebuyers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

Work environment includes normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment. Requires regular travel by small aircraft and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold, and wet or humid conditions. Ability to lift and carry more than 50 lbs., walk, climb or balance, kneel, crawl, talk and hear. Close, peripheral, depth and distance color vision abilities.

HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator

Division: Finance
Location: Bethel
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Department:   Finance
Reports To:    Vice President of Fiance
Supervises:     None

Compensation:             Range DOE
FSLA Status:              Non-Exempt
Job Status:                 Full Time, Regular

Job Summary

The HR Coordinator will lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including assisting departments in hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies under the guidance of the Vice President of Finance

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven Experience in the HR field with an understanding of general human resources polices and procedure and demonstrable knowledge of employment/labor laws.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Alaska State Driver’s License
  • Preference to be given to Native Americans and Alaska Natives to the extent allowed by the Indian Education and Self-Determination Act (PL93-638)

Desirable:

  • Yup’ik speaking preferred.
  • BS/BA degree in Business Administration or relevant field

Duties and responsibilities but not limited to:

Job Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of employment related laws and regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skill.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

Job Duties

  • Assists department directors in recruiting current and future talent needs.
  • Provides support and guidance to management and staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulation and reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintenance of all staff employment related files and records and implementation of electronic record keeping whenever possible.
  • Maintain the insurance and laisse with the providers on insuring adequate coverage as well as claim processing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

Work environment includes normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment. Requires regular travel by small aircraft and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold, and wet or humid conditions. No unusual physical demands.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Coordinator

Job Title: Emergency Rental Assistance Program Coordinator

Division: Administration
Location: Bethel
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Department:   Administration
Reports To:   
Supervises:               None

Compensation:             Range
FSLA Status:              Non-Exempt
Job Status:                 Temporary Full Time

Job Summary

AVCP Regional Housing Authority is seeking an ERAP Coordinator to develop, implement and determine eligibility for the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program. This Emergency Rent Relief Program provides rental assistance and utility assistance to renters in the AVCP region.to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19.  The program may enable renters to pay their back rent, their current rent, and/or utilities to access or maintain housing. The work is focused on, but not limited to, conducting outreach to households in the AVCP region, distributing and collecting eligibility forms, applications for assistance, supporting documents, and entering information into the applicant portal. This position determines applicant eligibility for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program as well as answering questions from the applicant, landlords, utilities providers and the public regarding program policies and procedures. It also coordinates with the selected applicants, landlord, and the Finance Department to ensure payments are properly disbursed. The ERAP Coordinator will work to support AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s efforts to provide housing stability to the region in an expedited manner

Job Qualifications

  • Three years experience or related capacity which demonstrates the skills necessary for this position.
  • Two years experience and demonstrated ability to produce documents within timelines assigned.
  • Two years experience with Windows-based computer systems.
  • Valid Alaska State driver’s license.
  • Yup’ik speaking ability preferred.
  • Preference to be given to Native Americans and Alaska Natives to the extent allowed by the Indian Education and Self-Determination Act (PL93-638).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform community and regional outreach and follow-up
  • Perform data entry
  • Review Emergency Rental Assistance Program applications for accuracy, completeness, and eligibility to determine applicant eligibility for Emergency Rental Assistance payment
  • Coordinate with tenant, landlord, utilities provider, and the Finance Department to ensure landlord and utilities provider forms are submitted and payment is properly disbursed
  • Inform applicants and owners on program procedures and required documentation for program eligibility
  • Answer questions and respond to clients, landlords, and the public and explain AVCP RHA’s program policies and procedures
  • Provides technical assistance to organizations assisting clients with application submissions
  • Develop and maintain accurate records, verification of information and discrepancies;
  • Researches, compiles, analyzes, and organizes information and data from various sources on a variety of specialized topics related to assigned areas;
  • Other duties as assigned.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Work closely with the Housing Management Department
  • Work closely with the Finance Department
  • Work closely with AHFC and others involved in related rent relief activities 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Perform specialized eligibility and case management work with accuracy, speed, and minimal supervision;
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize, and present administrative and technical information and data;
  • Prepare reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations;
  • Knowledge of AVCP RHA organization and operation and of outside agencies;
  • Operate modern office equipment, including computer equipment and word-processing, database, spreadsheet, and other software applications programs;
  • Ability to multi task in an effective and timely manner;
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines;
  • Establish foster positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Knowledge and experience with comprehensive planning process and team building.
  2. Knowledge of and experience working with tribal organizations, housing authorities, public corporations in Alaska and federal agencies, especially HUD.  Understanding and familiarity with NAHASDA and HUD regulations.
  3. Knowledge of private and public sources of funding and the inter-relationships between Federal, State and private agencies involved in housing planning.
  4. Ability to communicate with tribal and municipal officials, citizen groups, the general public and associated agencies involved in the housing planning processes.

Job Requirements:

  1. Ability to work independently, accurately and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  2. Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies and procedures.
  3. Ability to tactfully handle difficult situations with sensitivity and good judgment.
  4. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and compute percentages.
  5. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information required by law to be confidential or of privileged information obtained through interaction with board, employees and client interactions.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.
  7. Ability to plan and organize work assignments, including schedules and filing systems.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

No unusual physical demands. Requirements are those of normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment.

Director of Program Administration

Job Title: Director of Program Administration

Division: Administration
Location: Bethel
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Department:    Administration
Reports To:    President and CEO
Supervises:     Yes

Compensation:   Range 10
FSLA Status:      Exempt
Job Status:         Full-Time

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the President and CEO develops, maintains and supervises the AVCP Regional Housing Authority Department of Program Administration and the day-to-day operations of the all program grants for the housing authority.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five years experience, skill in comprehensive planning, implementation and related capacity.
  • College or university degree in Planning, Rural Development or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.
  • Experience in supervisory capacity.
  • Valid Alaska State driver’s license.
  • Preference to be given to Native Americans and Alaska Natives to the extent allowed by the Indian Education and Self-Determination Act (PL93-638).

Desirable:

  • Yup’ik speaking preferred.

Duties and responsibilities but not limited to:

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of private and public resources.
  • Planning and coordination skills for region-wide meetings and conferences,
  • Communication skills to work with tribes, municipalities, and general public.
  • Able to write clearly, legibly and do arithmetic calculations.
  • Follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Work independently, accurately and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for the operations of the Department of Program Administration.
  • Responsible to seek, plan and write a variety of grants to help AVCP RHA provide, support and increase affordable housing and opportunities.
  • Responsible to administer grants in compliance with grants requirements.
  • Responsible to submit grants timely and to timely submit grant reports to the funding agency, the CEO and the Board.
  • Work with Tribes to inform of grants and for involvement in the development and writing of grants.
  • Work to inform AVCP RHA departments on and to administer grants And to obtain data from departments to write grant reports.
  • Work with AVCP RHA departments to ensure grant and AVCP RHA goals and objective accomplished in compliance with grant requirements and applicable statutes, regulations and policy.
  • Ensure program guidance and notices by HUD are disseminated and ensure AVCP RHA’s compliance with program guidance and notices. Maintain record of all program guidance and notices.
  • Responsible to draft, implement and interpret AVCP Regional Housing Authority Policy and Procedures on grants.
  • Responsible to plan, develop, and implement the AVCP Regional Housing Authority Indian Housing Plan; to obtain approval from tribes with prior review of IHP and IHP amendments.
  • Responsible for the preparation of and reporting the Annual Performance Report of the Indian Housing Plan to the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Responsible to plan and schedule the annual Self-Monitoring and work with Anchorage ONAP to plan and schedule On-Site Monitoring activities.
  • Maintain library of applicable federal statutes, regulations, and rules.
  • Maintain working relationship with tribal and municipal governments, regional and village corporations, regional service organizations, federal and state agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Environment & Physical Demands

No unusual physical demands. Requirements are those of normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment


How to Apply:

A separate application must be submitted for each position applying for.

Submit a completed AVCP – Regional Housing Authority employment application and resume to:

Mail to:Deliver to:Fax/email to:
AVCP – RHA
PO Box 767 Bethel, AK 99559
AVCP – RHA
405 Ptarmigan Road Bethel, AK 9559
1-907-543-4020
ATTN: Human Resources
hr@avcphousing.org

Notice

Pursuant to Section 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975, 25 U.S.C. § 450e(b), AVCP – Regional Housing Authority agrees to give preference to Indians who can perform the work required regardless of age, sex, religion, or tribal affiliation for training and employment opportunities. To be considered under Indian Preference, you must provide verification with your application and resume. AVCP – Regional Housing Authority is an “At-Will” equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

AVCP Regional Housing Authority is an “At-Will” equal opportunity employer with Indian American/Alaska Native Preference pursuant to 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistant Act of 1975.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

These job descriptions reflects the AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s best effort to describe the requirements and qualifications of the jobs described. They are not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the jobs. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract. Your signature indicates you have read the Job Description and understand the requirements and qualifications for the job in return for salary compensation.