Non-Employee Volunteer Position
Represents program participants on the Board of Commissioners. The Board determines agency policies, monitors operations, and promotes increased community understanding of housing programs.
Typical Duties: Attend monthly Board of Commissioners Meetings, set overall Housing Authority Policies, review financial status of operations, deal with personnel matters, such as employee grievance appeals.
Requirements: Must be a Kings County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program participant or public housing development resident, be a high school graduate, have interest or experience in modern principles and practices of administration, property management, business, and finance, be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, have good tenant history, and be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
If you are interested in becoming a resident commissioner, please submit a letter of interest to any Housing Authority Office or to P.O. Box 355, Hanford, CA 93232
The Housing Authority is an equal opportunity
The Housing Authority seeks motivated, self-starting
employees who are dedicated to providing
outstanding customer service to those the
When positions are available, applicants
must complete an official Employment
Application Form (also available at 680
N. Douty Street, Hanford)
and submit it to the address specified on
the announcement in time to be received by
the deadline. Resumes and other documents
may be attached to the application form if
The most qualified applicants are contacted
for testing and/or employment interviews.
After a selection is made, those candidates
who were qualified but not chosen remain
eligible for consideration for one year in
the event of another similar opening.
A medical examination paid by the Housing
Authority is required of each new employee.
The employee's physical condition (with reasonable
accommodation, if necessary) must be consistent
with the fundamental requirements of the
position. The Housing Authority is a drug-free
workplace and the new employee must pass
a drug screening.
Employees who are required to drive Housing
Authority vehicles on the job must have a
valid California Driver's License and have
a driving record acceptable to the Housing
Authority's insurance company.
Employees serve a six-month probationary
- Sick Leave
- Jury Duty Pay
- Educational Reimbursement
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Cafeteria Style Benefits
- Eligibility for Credit Union
- Worker's Compensation
- Unemployment Insurance
- Partial Match
for Deferred Compensation Contributions
- $200 Per Fiscal Year
Health Care Expense Reimbursement