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Current Vacancies 05/06/24

Job Title: Special Projects Coordinator

Division: Facilites
Location: Bethel
Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Facilities
Reports To: Director of Facilities
Supervises: Yes

Compensation: Range 5
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full-Time

Job Summary:

Under general supervision of the Director of Facilities, plans, organizes, and manages tasks and resources to renovate, repair, and weatherize homes under the Guidance of Homeowner Assistance Fund Program and AVCP RHA’s Homeowner Assistance Fund Plan.
Conduct pre-inspection, assessment of costs and scope of work, purchase, and delivery of equipment and material, and hire AVCP RHA Force Account crew to provide the labor, provide post assessment and inspection, and homeowner education on homeowner upkeep and maintenance if needed.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Statue of Alaska driver’s license.
  • Two years experience supervising employees.
  • Ten years of related experience in construction. A college degree in a related field can be substituted for four of the ten years.
  • 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 Responsibilites but not limited to:

  1. Supervise, hire, fire, train, and evaluate the Force Account Staff.
  2. Break assigned projects into easily manageable scheduled tasks, communicate with the team, and track tasks as work progresses.
  3. Plan, manage, and close out projects through to completion for rehabilitation, modernization, and weatherization.
  4. Manage projects regarding time frame, funding limits, procedures, staffing, and allotment of available resources to various phases of projects.
  5. Implement AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s and HUD’s procurement and inventory control policies.
  6. Draft, recommend, and monitor budgets weekly with the team and the Director of Facilities.
  7. Prepare reports and schedules for the Director of Facilities.
  8. Coordinate plans with the Director of Facilities, engineers, and suppliers.
  9. Coordinate project activities with activities of government regulatory and reporting control.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to deal with the public and other employees with courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, compute percentages, and make other arithmetic calculations.
  • Ability to learn, follow and apply complex regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately, and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to plan and organize work assignments, including schedules.
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of all information obtained through interaction with employees and client interactions.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities by AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s policies and procedures and applicable laws.
  • Communicate changes and progress, respond promptly to customer needs; meet commitments; assess own strengths and weaknesses, strive to build knowledge and skills, build morale, and provide vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.

Job Environment:

Regular exposure to travel by small aircraft, outside weather, extreme cold, wet, or humid conditions, and occasional exposure to moderate heights and loud noise.

Job Physical Demands:

Lift/carry more than 70lbs., walk, climb, or balance, kneel, crawl, talk, and hear. Close, distance color, peripheral and depth vision.

Job Title: Compliance Office

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:

Desirable:

  • High School Diploma 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.
  • 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. As well as, requires regular travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. Lift and carry 50 lbs., walk, climb and/or balance, kneel, crawl, talk and hear; as well as, close, distance color, peripheral and depth vision.

This Job Description reflects the AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s best effort to describe the requirements and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the job. 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.

Department: Housing Management
Reports To: Director of Housing Management
Supervises: No

Compensation: Range 5
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Temporary Full Time

Job Summary:
Accept and review applications for the AVCP RHA COVID-19 Homeowner Assistance Fun Program. The primary responsibility distributing and collecting applications, ensure supporting documents submitted with application to determine applicant eligibility for the Homeowner Assistance Fund Program.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum

  • High School Degree or GED equivalent.
  • Valid State of Alaska drivers license.
  • One year experience in homebuyer eligibility or related work.

Desirable:

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

Job Duties:
Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain file for each applicant applying for program.
  • Conduct verification of the program eligibility requirements for each of the applicant.
  • Entering data.
  • Provide required reports and documents.
  • Apply established statutes, regulations, and policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Work independently and accurately in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Learn, follow, and apply statutes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Handle difficult situations with sensitivity and good judgment.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Plan and organize work assignments, including schedules and filing systems.

Job 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.

Department: Administration
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Supervises: Finance Staff

Compensation: Range 10
FSLA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full Time, Regular

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of AVCP Regional Housing Authority (RHA), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is an advanced managerial and administration position that is responsible for the oversight of all financial functions, including planning, directing and coordination of accounting activities.

The CFO will be directly involved in providing strategic financial input and leadership in decision-making issues affecting the organization. Utilizing advanced analytical work involving the use of accounting skills developed through education and experience the CFO will enhance and or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures by way of systems that will improve the overall operation, effectiveness, and financial condition of the organization.

The AVCP Regional Housing Authority is a political subdivision of the State of Alaska created to address the housing needs in Southwest Alaska. The Housing Authority is funded primarily through The Department to Housing and Urban Development Office of Native American Programs. AVCP RHA manages in excess of 1000 low rent and mutual help units and several alternative housing programs with an average annual budget of 16 million dollars. The CFO will assist in financial reporting, especially as it pertains to the requirements of HUD, budgeting, and internal controls, including the management and supervision of the finance department.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1. Knowledge of the people, governmental structures, and economic conditions of the AVCP Region.
  • 2. Knowledge of ANSCA, P.L. 93-638, 104-330 NAHASDA, and federal, state, and private sector funding processes and regulations.
  • 3. Communicate with diverse stakeholders verbally and in writing.
  • 4. CFO will be responsible for taking in data from diverse departments to easily identify problems and implement solutions.
  • 5. The CFO will be professional and honest to avoid conflicts to maintain integrity of AVCPRHA

Qualifications:

  • 1. Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Accounting or a Masters degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • 2. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in program administration with direct involvement in financial oversight of one or more program areas.

Job Requirements:

  • 1. Positive human and/or employee relations, strong written and oral communications skills
  • 2. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • 3. Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • 4. Ability to meet deadlines.
  • 5. Excellent communication skills verbally and in writing.

Job Duties:

  • 1. Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the CEO will be responsible for managing the financial decisions of AVCP RHA.
  • 2. The CFO will assist the CEO to develop financial plans.
  • 3. Review monthly and annual financial reports, implement budgeting and cost savings.
  • 4. Ensure that necessary funds are advanced from HUD and or other funding sources.
  • 5. Review of purchasing and acquisitions to ensure necessity and compliance with Housing Authority policy and procedures.
  • 6. Maintain strict confidentiality of all programs and client information.
  • 7. Manage accounts and identify possible risks and find ways to mitigate before a crisis.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

The work environment includes normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment. As well as requires moderate travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. No unusual physical demands other than occasionally being able to lift 50 lbs.

This job description is intended to convey all information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders associated with this position. Job holders may undertake similar duties and responsibilities consistent with the job to provide service needs to the organization. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. In common, this job description may be subject to change, according to the service needs and in consultation with the job holder.


Department: Administration
Reports to: Chief Finance Officer
Supervises: None

Compensation: Range 6
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full Time, Regular

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Chief Finance Officer, the Grants Specialist will oversee the planning, development and submission of specific funding proposals with priority focus on development and/or enhancement of AVCP RHA services in the AVCP region. In addition, the Grants Specialist will provide technical support and guidance to AVCP RHA Member Tribes, communities and partner agencies relating to project management and supplemental grant funding for AVCP RHA projects.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1. Knowledge of the people, governmental structures, and economic conditions of the AVCP Region.
  • 2. Two or more years of 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.

Desirable:

  • 1. Yup’ik speaking preferred.
  • 2. Knowledge of general grant management, to include preparing submissions of grant applications and compliance/tracking when grants are awarded.
  • 3. Knowledge of ANSCA, P.L. 93-638, 104-330 NAHASDA, and federal, state, and private sector funding processes and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Job Requirements:

  • 1. Positive human and/or employee relations, strong written and oral communications skills.
  • 2. Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • 3. Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • 4. Ability to meet deadlines.

Job Duties:

  • 1. Under the supervision of the Chief Finance Officer, incumbent will prepare and submit grant or contract applications to funding agencies for specific projects consistent with and relevant to the mission of AVCP RHA, and work in close coordination with appropriate AVCP RHA staff for guidance, and to determine project and program requirements.
  • 2. Grants Specialist will have oversight of grant planning functions for said specific projects, including ensuring that such proposals meet grant guideline requirements and include appropriate attachments, resolutions, assurances, and other material required by AVCP RHA and funding organizations.
  • 3. Will develop and maintain networking with various government, state, local, and private entities to build partnerships and increase opportunities for funding successes for AVCP RHA.
  • 4. Will review federal register and grant announcements/press releases on a regular basis and provide such information to the Director of Tribal Operations.
  • 5. Will periodically review, for accuracy and relevancy, “boilerplate” narrative components and other supporting documents (charts, graphs, and diagrams and records comprehensively reflecting organizational background and AVCP RHA related statistics) for grant/contract applications and develop new informational documentation as necessary.

Job Environment and Physical Demands

The work environment includes normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment. As well as requires moderate travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. No unusual physical demands other than occasionally being able to lift 50 lbs.

Other Information

In addition to the essential duties listed above, the Grants Specialist is expected to:

  • 1. Demonstrate efficient time management and prioritization of workload daily with frequent interruptions.
  • 2. Work independently and with other employees with clear effective communication.
  • 3. Maintain strict confidentiality of all programs and client information.

This job description is intended to convey all information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders associated with this position. Job holders may undertake similar duties and responsibilities consistent with the job to provide service needs to the organization. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. In common, this job description may be subject to change, according to the service needs and in consultation with the job holder.

Job Title: Occupancy Specialist

Department: Housing Management
Reports to: Director of Housing Management
Supervises: None

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

Job Summary
Under direct supervision of the Housing Manager, ensures that tenants meet eligibility certifications for the Housing Authorities apartments and Mutual Help Homebuyer program.
Job Qualifications
Minimum Requirements:

  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  2. Valid State of Alaska driver’s license.
  3. One year experience in counseling homebuyers, tenants or related duties.
  4. Two years of experience in homebuyer eligibility or related work.
  5. Willing and able to travel to remote villages throughout the year.

Desirable:

  1. Yup’ik speaking preferred.
  2. 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

  1. Able to become a Certified Occupancy Specialist within a year of employment after the six (6) month probationary period.
  2. Ability to work independently, accurately and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  3. Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies and procedures.
  4. Ability to tactfully handle difficult situations with sensitivity and good judgment.
  5. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and compute percentages.
  6. Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of all information obtained through interaction with employees and client interactions.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.
  8. Ability to plan and organize work assignments, including schedules and filing systems.
  9. Able to become a certified State of Alaska Notary within a year of employment after the six (6) month introductory period.

Job Duties

  1. Assemble and prepare eligibility determinations for the Housing Authority’s apartments and the Mutual Help Homebuyer program.
  2. Conduct workshops and orientations for prospective and participants for the Housing Authority’s apartments and Mutual Help Homebuyer program.
  3. Determine verifications needed to accurately evaluate eligibility.
  4. Prepare and submit verifications to appropriate sources.
  5. Assist in developing forms, procedures and control systems.
    Interpret regulations and policies and procedures of the Housing Authority to resolve resident and landlord complaints and problems.
  6. Provide budgeting, money management, community resources and services, counseling to participants in the Mutual Help Homebuyer program in respect to the Mutual Help Agreement, Occupancy Agreement and the Mutual Help Contribution.
  7. Provide information and maintain Mutual Help Homebuyer files to enable the Housing Authority to enforce the Mutual Help Agreement.
  8. 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. As well as, requires regular travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. No unusual physical demands. Occasionally, being able to lift 50 lbs.


This Job Description reflects the AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s best effort to describe the requirements and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the job. 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.

Department: Administration
Reports to: IT Director
Supervises: No

Compensation: Range 7
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full Time, Regular

Job Summary:
Under the general supervision of the IT Director, provides AVCP Regional Housing Authority with computer set-up, maintenance, backup, and staff assistance and training on the use of computers.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Valid State of Alaska driver’s license.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • A working knowledge and understanding of computer hardware, peripherals (Monitors, printers, scanners, etc.), the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, and other Windows software applications.
  • Willing and able to travel to remote villages throughout the year.
  • Three years of experience with computer set-up, maintenance and problem solving.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to problem solve computers, software, networks and databases.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to plan and organize work assignments, including schedules and filing systems.
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of all information obtained through interaction with employees and client interactions and from computer information.
  • Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies and procedures.

Job Duties:

  • Maintain and monitor AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s computers and printers.
  • Maintain an inventory of computers, hardware and software including computer library, manuals, training sources, software/hardware disks.
  • Establish new terminals, users and printers as well as various file maintenance responsibilities.
  • Review and recommend new computers, software and hardware of each department using appropriate procurement procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to housing administrators as they relate to computer and software recommendation or set-up.
  • Perform 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. As well as, requires regular travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions and occasional exposure to moderate heights and loud noise. No unusual physical demands, other then, occasionally the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Other Information:
In addition to the essential duties listed above the position is expected to:

  • Demonstrate efficient time management and prioritization of workload daily with frequent interruptions.
  • Work independently and with other employees with clear effective communication.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all programs and client information.
  • Duties are not limited to this job description

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
411 Ptarmigan Road Bethel, AK 9559
1-907-543-4020
ATTN: Human Resources
ckernak@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.