Shelter Plus Care Property Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: $18.85 - $22.89 per hour

Published

09/15/2018

Address

6th Avenue & Lenora St
Seattle
Washington
98121
United States

Description

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://plymouthcareers.silkroad.com/


WHY WORK HERE?

The team at Shelter Plus Care (SPC) works closely with service providers and landlords all across King County. We are excited to partner with case managers who advocate for the needs of people in need of housing stability. Working at SPC means sharpening valuable administrative skills in organization, detailed analysis of data, implementation of policy and room for professional development. Our team is led and supported by an experienced compliance department. We value and respect each other, the clients we serve and the mission of Plymouth!


JOB SUMMARY

The Shelter Plus Care (SPC) program is a federally funded rent subsidy program managed by Plymouth Housing Group. Plymouth provides a rent subsidy to approximately 780 households who live in rental properties throughout King County. The Property Coordinator completes initial and annual Housing Quality Standards inspections under the direction of the SP Manager for units subsidized by SPC. This position is responsible for coordinating the deposit retrieval and returned funds processes. This position also provides support and program education to current SPC landlords and to sub-contracted service agency representatives as they assist SPC participants in their unit search.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

(Responsibilities, accountabilities, and competencies; may not include all duties of this job)

•Completes initial Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspections on new SPC units.

•Completes annual Housing Quality Standards inspections (HQS) on existing program units.

•Coordinates with King County to schedule HQS inspections of new and existing Plymouth units that are, or will be occupied by SPC program participants.

•Recruits new landlords for the SPC Program and provides education about SPC regulations and policies to prospective landlords.

•Provides support to existing landlords, including ongoing education about program regulations and policies, as well as problem solving between landlords and agencies when problems arise.

•Creates monthly unit inspection schedule and checklist; notifies tenants and service agency representatives of upcoming inspections.

•Participates in SPC Coordinating Committee meetings.

•Completes rent reasonableness surveys on new units and existing units when the unit rent is increased. Reviews the rent reasonableness on 10% of the current/unchanged SPC housing unit rents annually.

•Develops SPC Rent Guide and SPC Friendly Landlord list biannually, providing rent-reasonableness guidelines and a list of potential units for agency representatives to use when assisting program applicants in their housing search.

•Coordinates with the Finance Department to gather missing and incorrect 1099 information from partnering landlords.

•Confirms compliance with regulations regarding dual subsidy in SPC funded units, and tracks continued compliance with non-profit landlords annually. Confirms continued compliance with regulations regarding the use of 25% of private/ market rate landlords annually.

•Calculates utility allowances for new units in which the tenants are responsible for paying utility costs. Calculates utility allowances annually for all units in which the tenants are responsible for paying utility costs.

•Coordinates the deposit retrieval process, requesting deposit disposition, reviewing unit damage claims, and requesting damage and vacancy payments as appropriate.

•Documents funds returned to SPC, including deposits, subsidy and utility payments, and un-cashed checks, on the returned funds spreadsheet.

•Performs other related duties as requested by the SPC Manager and the Director of Compliance.

•Assists housing personnel at SPC sub-contracted service agencies with identifying individual units of housing based on the needs of the population they serve.


ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS

(Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience)


Education: BA/BS degree in human services, property management, public administration, or related field, or a combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Experience: Minimum of two (2) years related experience in property management and/or providing social services directly to clients.


Licensure/Certification: Valid Washington State Driver license and good driving record.


Other Qualifications:

•Demonstrated ability to work effectively under stressful conditions with people of varying socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations and ethnic diversity.

•Good organizational skills with ability to prioritize effectively and meet deadlines in a professional manner.

•Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing; handle a high volume of landlord and tenant interactions and demonstrate tact and sensitivity to issues involved.

•Ability to develop and sustain successful relationships with community agencies and other community-based resources,

•Must demonstrate good attention to detail.

•Excellent customer service skills.

•Proficient and experienced with Microsoft Office applications; particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must be able to work efficiently and effectively with customized databases and technology, and conduct Internet research.


Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience working with homeless and low-income individuals, including persons living with mental and physical illnesses, chemical dependency/addictions, disabilities, HIV/AIDS preferred.

•Section 8 or other HUD rental assistance experience preferred.


COMPENSATION

$18.85 - $22.89 per hour


BENEFITS

Excellent benefits package - Medical/Vision/Dental, 403(B) Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Subsidized ORCA Card, Health Club Membership, Life and AD&D, Supplemental and Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Benefit Plan, and benefits for domestic partners who qualify. Details at https://plymouthcareers.silkroad.com/plymouthhousing/Home/Benefits.html.


APPLICATION DEADLINE

Open until filled.


Plymouth Housing Group is committed to doing its work with compassion and respect for the dignity, worth, and uniqueness of all people and all cultures.


PLYMOUTH HOUSING GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. People of Color, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans Encouraged to Apply


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://plymouthcareers.silkroad.com/

Benefits

Excellent benefits package - Medical/Vision/Dental, 403(B) Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Subsidized ORCA Card, Health Club Membership, Life and AD&D, Supplemental and Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Benefit Plan, and benefits for domestic partners who qualify. Details at https://plymouthcareers.silkroad.com/plymouthhousing/Home/Benefits.html.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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