The Organization: Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) is a growing, innovative and mission focused independent government Agency based in Lower Queen Anne, Seattle. We have a highly diverse, committed staff of more than 600 people who are dedicated to expanding housing opportunities, promoting quality communities, and improving quality of life for our citizens and neighbors.
We are best known for the great care we take of our clients, our dedication to creating a work environment where employees do their best work, and for our deep commitment to race and social justice equity.
The mission of SHA is to enhance the community by creating and sustaining decent, safe, and affordable living environments that foster stability and self-sufficiency for people with low incomes.
We are seeking to fill a Property Assistant position. The Property Assistant will be paid $22.98 per hour.
The Position: We are looking for someone to perform tasks related to the administration and implementation of SHA policies, tenant relations, maintenance, and groundskeeping.
The Location: Multiple sites, Seattle, WA
Why Should You Apply?
For additional information on the job, please see the full posting.
The Organization: Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) is a growing, innovative and mission focused independent government Agency based in Lower Queen Anne, Seattle. We have a highly diverse, committed staff of more than 600 people who are…
Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) is pleased to offer an excellent benefits package for Regular and Project full-time and part-time employees scheduled to work at least 80 hours per month. (Temporary and On-Call positions are not eligible for the full benefits package).
The following is a brief summary of the SHA benefit programs:
As a new hire, your coverage begins on the first calendar day of the month if your hired date is on the first of that month. Otherwise, your coverage begins on the first of the following month.
Employees may select from four medical plans – Kaiser Permanente Standard Plan, Kaiser Permanente Deductible Plan, City of Seattle Preventive Plan, and City of Seattle Traditional Plan.
The monthly cost for each of the plans are as follows:
Kaiser Permanente Standard Plan is $48.40 with or without children or $99.90 with spouse/domestic partner with or without children
Kaiser Permanente Deductible Plan is $25.00 with or without children or $56.92 with spouse/domestic partner with or without children
City of Seattle Preventive Plan is $48.12 with or without children or $98.50 with spouse/domestic partner with or without children
City of Seattle Traditional Plan is $0 with or without children or $32.34 with spouse/domestic partner with or without children
Employees may select from two dental plans - Delta Dental, an incentive plan, or Dental Health Services, a managed care plan. Our dental plans include coverage for eligible dependents and are paid for by SHA.
SHA offers two vision plans through VSP Vision Care. The Basic plan is fully paid for by SHA. The Vision Buy-Up plan is paid for by the employee. The Buy-Up plan provides more frequent coverage of lenses, frames, and contact lenses and includes coverage of progressive lenses.
Long Term Disability Insurance
If you are disabled, the Basic Plan will be combined with other sources of income to pay you up to $400 a month after a 90-day waiting period. Employees may purchase long-term disability coverage that provides up to 60% of gross monthly salary during disability.
Long Term Care Insurance
Long term care benefits provide for services such as home care, assisted living, and nursing home care. Varying levels of coverage and service options are available at low group rates through Unum.
Group Term Life (GTL) Insurance
You can select from one of two plans - Basic GTL, which is one-and-a-half times your annual earnings or Limited Basic GTL of $50,000.00. SHA will contribute 40% of the cost for the GTL insurance.
If you have elected Basic GTL, you may purchase supplemental term life insurance for yourself, your spouse/domestic partner, and your dependent children. The maximum amount of supplemental life insurance available is four times your annual income for the employee, 50% of the amount of coverage you elect for the spouse, and $2,000, $5,000 or $10,000 for children.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
SHA offers an employee-paid group AD&D insurance plan. An employee may cover themself or a family member for amounts from $25,000 to $500,000 in $25,000 increments. AD&D insurance pays a death benefit if the insured person dies due to an accident or a percentage of the full insurance amount if the covered person loses a limb.
Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) membership is defined by Washington State statutes and is mandatory if you are hired into an eligible position. However, if you are retired from or have been a member of the City of Seattle, Spokane or Tacoma Employee's Retirement System, your PERS enrollment must be verified and approved by the Washington State Department of Retirement System.
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees have the option of making pre-tax contributions to pay for IRS eligible expenses. There are two accounts: a Health Care Flexible Spending Account and a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account. Employees can sign up for one or both accounts.
Annual Leave is provided for vacation and personal time off. First year employees earn up to 3.84 hours per bi-weekly pay period (100 hours annually), increasing incrementally due to service years - up to 7.69 per hours per pay period at 25 years of service (200 hours annually). Leave hours for part time staff are pro-rated. There is a 240-hour annual carryover limit for annual leave.
Sick leave is provided for health care and related appointments. Employees earn 3.69 hours per pay period. Hours for part time staff are pro-rated. There is no maximum or carryover limit for sick leave.
Seattle Housing Authority has ten legal and personal holidays, as detailed below.
New Year's Day
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The day following Thanksgiving
Up to three personal holidays are granted to regular employees each calendar year. They are available to be scheduled in advance by the employee with supervisor approval.
Unless specified otherwise in a collective bargaining agreement, regular employees hired between January 1 and May 31 are granted three personal holidays. If hired from June 1 until November 10, two personal holidays are granted. If hired beginning November 11 or later, no personal holidays are granted until January 1.
Pay for Performance Program & Merit Awards
Regular Administrative non-represented staff are eligible for Merit Pay and Merit Leave awards based on their annual performance evaluation, as well as on the agency's fiscal year performance from January through December of each year. An employee's merit awards are based on the employee's performance rating, the position of the employee's salary within the salary range, and the fiscal performance of the agency. For new and promoted employees, the merit awards will be pro-rated based on length of time in the current position during the calendar year.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
As an SHA employee, you may be eligible for federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness. This federal program was created to assist full-time public service professionals in reducing their federal student loan debt burden.
Employee Transportation Program
A discount commuter ORCA Passport is offered for use on Metro, Community Transit, Pierce Transit, Kitsap Transit, Everett Transit, Sound Transit, Link Light Rail, Sounder Commuter Train routes. It can also be used on the Seattle Center Monorail. ORCA Passport also provides reduced or fully covered fares on most vanpool routes.
Additionally, an Emergency Ride Home Program, bike racks at various sites, and shower facilities at several offices are also provided, along with discount Zipcar membership (if accepted). Finally, group discount parking is available for registered vanpools in certain areas.
With supervisor approval, work hours may be scheduled around core hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or a compressed 4/10 workweek. This option is not available for every position.
With supervisor approval, employees can perform assigned duties from home at certain times. This option is not available for every position.
Employee Assistance Program
Confidential counseling, referral, and information services are available through Wellspring Family Services.
Washington Deferred Compensation Program
Tax deferred savings plans are available through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems' Deferred Compensation Program.
Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) is pleased to offer an excellent benefits package for Regular and Project full-time and part-time employees scheduled to work at least 80 hours…