Junior Eligibility Specialist

Full-time
Description

Position Overview: The role of the Junior Eligibility Specialist is appropriately screen applicants for affordable housing. Screening may be completed virtually or in person as directed by the Department head.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect detailed employment, financial and other personal documentation from tenants and applicants of affordable housing
  • Calculate and analyze income and asset documents in accordance with federal, state, and local programmatic requirements
  • Determining eligibility for affordable housing based on regulatory and programmatic requirements
  • Assisting with housing lotteries
  • Responding to questions from applicants
  • Extensive data entry
  • Perform other duties as reasonably requested.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma; College degree a plus.
  • Bookkeeping and customer service skills a plus
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent mathematical, writing, oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent follow-through
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, busy workplace and to be flexible to changing needs of department
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Multi-lingual or bi-lingual a plus.
  • Able to relate to persons of diverse backgrounds and to discuss sensitive personal information with applicants
  • Commitment to providing affordable housing for low-to-moderate income population

Salary: $43,000 – $45,000