Omaha Housing Authority
The Omaha Housing Authority is a Non-Profit Government Agency based in Omaha and established in 1935. Omaha Housing Authority contracts with HUD to provide safe and sanitary housing to low and moderate-income individuals through rent subsidies and administers over 2700 public housing units and up to 4,300 Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers.
OHA is Committed to Equal Opportunity
Omaha Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.
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The Omaha Housing Authority offers an exceptional benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; retirement and 457 compensation plans; 12 days of vacation that begin on your date of hire; and 17 paid holidays, including your birthday, a floating holiday, and a self-care day. Omaha Housing Authority is actively seeking diverse candidates and affirming of all identities. For information on Omaha Housing Authority, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at www.ohauthority.org.
$36,461 – $49,233
The Leasing Coordinator is responsible for all activities related to apartment rentals, including advertisements/marketing, making appointments for showings, and preparing lease documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures.
-Responding to potential tenant interest for rental properties in-person and via digital platforms
-Preparing potential tenant background checks, including reference letters, rental history, income verification and lease application. Coordinates the file process and ensures all paperwork is in file prior to final review.
-Review all approved tenant files, make contact with the applicant and send an offer letter.
-Familiar with the different properties features and amenities and able to provide information on properties and eligibility to applicants.
-Schedule showings and follow up with applicants following showing appointments. Establish tenant expectations for security deposits, procedures for rent and amenities that will be part of the lease
-Ensure that all eligibility-related paperwork remains current and update any expired documentation as needed prior to the lease up process.
-Assist with preparing lease agreements and other move-in paperwork as needed. Ensure tenant file is delivered to the Property Manager ahead of scheduled move-in.
-Maintain organized and updated resident files and records and related databases. Assist with the completion of documentation for resident files.
-Plan and implement marketing, outreach or promotional efforts as needed to generate traffic.
-Responsible for promoting properties through various media and advertising techniques, including ensuring the accuracy of information on OHA’s website.
-Assists with preparation of monthly department reports.
-Aid in enforcing occupancy policies and procedures. Explain leases and OHA policies and procedures to residents.
-Must clearly understand all aspects of the policies and procedures of OHA and effectively communicate them to the residents. Frequent contact with all OHA departments.
-Performs other related duties and assignments as required.
-May assist with special projects.
-May work weekend and evening hours.
-Other duties as assigned.
-High school diploma/GED or equivalent is required. Associates degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred.
-A minimum of two years’ experience in property management, real estate, customer service, business administration or a combination of experience and training.
-Working knowledge of industry standards and regulations, including lease agreements, effective tenant recruitment and managing repairs.
-Must have computer skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office products.
-Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally with tenants, vendors and maintenance team.
-Excelled presentation and negotiation skills, including marketing and sales techniques.
-Ability to work independently, to complete assignments with minimum instruction.
-Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
-Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and be insurable under the OHA Auto insurance policy.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, consultants, contractors, HUD, local, state, federal officials; ability to communicate with people from a broad range of socio-economic -backgrounds.
Work is performed in and office setting amid normal conditions of dust, odors, fumes, and noises and involves considerable public contact. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Ability to sit, stand and walk up to 100% of the time; and reach stoop, squat, push, pull and type up to 25% of the time. Ability to move objects weighing up to ten (10) pounds up to 33% of the time. Requires ability to move throughout OHA property sites.
(Any one position may not use all of the tools and equipment listed nor do the listed examples comprise all of the tools and equipment that may be used in positions allocated to this classification)
December 31, 2023