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MOR Compliance/Occupancy Specialist III (Telecommuting Position) UTAH
Summary
Title:MOR Compliance/Occupancy Specialist III (Telecommuting Position) UTAH
ID:203
Department:CMS
Location:UTAH area
Number of positions:1
Description

Be a part of an organization that focuses on quality services and making a difference!
 

Contract Management Services, a Division of Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) recruits qualified individuals in challenging and rewarding career opportunities. We employ a wide range of professional, administrative and social work positions. If you become an employee of BHA, you will be part of a committed team dedicated to continuously seek new ways to improve the work we do and to make a difference in the lives of our residents and clients. As a self-motivated agency focused on revitalization, we provide each employee with the means to excel. We invest in our employees through training, development and by providing opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
 

BHA recognizes employees as our most valuable asset. To reward the hard work of our staff, BHA offers attractive wages and a wide variety of benefits which includes a generous paid time off package, flexible schedules, medical, dental, vision, PERS retirement, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long term disability, and other supplemental insurances. We welcome qualified job applicants who believe in fulfilling our mission and are excited that you are interested in joining our team!


About the Position: MOR Compliance/Occupancy Specialist III

Are you knowledgeable in Affordable Housing and looking for a new and rewarding career? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to apply for the MOR Compliance Specialist III position.   Our growth is fueling the need for highly qualified professionals to join our elite team of traveling telecommuters. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale.  As a MOR Compliance Specialist III, you will be responsible for conducting on-site Management Occupancy Review (MOR) audits of tenant files and owner policies to ensure compliance is maintained in accordance with federal regulations, HUD guidance and the HAP Contract. This position may also back up the MOR Compliance Specialists I and II by preparing all required documentation for the MOR and writing reports for the audit of tenant files and owner policies.  You will ensure internal and external quality standards are being met by communicating any problems and possible solutions with management.
 
Location: Telecommuting Position - UTAH
Job Status: Full-time
Starting Annual:  $57,000 to $60,000 (DOE)
Duration: On going
Classification: FLSA - Exempt
Reports to: PBCA Compliance Manager
Department: Contract Management Services
Amount of Travel Required: 50-60% (within Utah)
Positions Supervised: None


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Essential Functions Summaries
o Conduct physical on-site inspections of multi-family properties to determine compliance in accordance with federal regulations, HUD guidance, and the HAP Contract. 
o Conduct on-site audits of tenant files and review Section 8 HUD vouchers. 
o Provide feedback and follow-up to owners and management agents by identifying and resolving problems related to operation of the development, management deficiencies, excessive vacancies, or other areas identified by HUD. 
o Travel within the state and out of state as assigned. 
o Support team by backing up Compliance/Occupancy Specialists I and II as needed. 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Required Competencies
o Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. 
o Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly. 
o Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
o Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. 
o Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely with proper grammar and sentence structure. 
o Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures. 
o Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task. 
o Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards. 
o Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace. 
o Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal. 
o Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task. 
o Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals. 
o Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy. 
o Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct. 
o Self Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative. 
o Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal. 
o Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information. 
o Technical Aptitude - Performance Based Contract Administration (PBCA) Programs - Ability to comprehend complex technical knowledge and terminology of Project-Based Section 8 housing programs and applicable federal, state and local laws within the first six months in the position. 
o Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines. 

Required Education and Experience
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Accounting, Communications, or related field.

Experience:
5 plus years of experience in affordable housing or public housing programs
2 plus years of experience with Project Based Section 8 vouchers and/or Management Occupancy Reviews (MORs)
2 plus years of experience in working directly (face-to-face) with diverse customers and composing detailed content of professional documents, letters, memos and reports.

Computer Skills: Intermediate user of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. 
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines.
 
Certifications & Licenses: A Multi-family Housing Occupancy certification or similar certification is required.
Must possess a valid driver's license, be insurable under BHA's auto insurance policy, and be able to drive several hours a day.
Participate in regional and overnight travel, including out-of-state, as needed. 

Other Requirements:
Must pass background check indicative to the position requirements.
Bremerton Housing Authority has the discretion to accept any other equivalent combination of education and experience when relevant.

Technical Requirements for Telecommuting:
The employee provides phone/phone services, and adequate Internet connectivity such as broadband cable internet connection.The employee also provides a designated office space within the employee's home, along with desk, chair, and personal office supplies. We will supply a computer, 2 monitors, keyboard, mouse, UPS (uninterruptible power supply), and remote access to the BHA environment. Initial training will be held at our headquarters in Bremerton, WA  


WORK ENVIRONMENT
The employee in this position is primarily driving a vehicle, on location at various multi-family properties, or telecommuting out of hotels/motels or their home office. The employee conducts MOR's on-site at various multi-family properties where stair climbing, reaching, squatting, and other physical requirements may be needed to review the property. Hearing and speaking is necessary to communicate with on-site owners and agents. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate various pieces of office equipment such as lap tops and cell phones and is also necessary for driving to the various work sites.  The employee may occasionally need to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.  While telecommuting in their home office, they primarily sit at a desk, but have the opportunity to move about at will. The work environment is fast-paced, high volume, deadline driven, and very detail oriented.
 
Bremerton Housing Authority has reviewed this job posting to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job posting and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.   

Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, creed, citizenship, ancestry, ethnicity, genetics, pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political association, veteran or military status, HIV or Hepatitis C status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need to request a reasonable accommodation for housing reasons, please contact the BHA Section 504 Coordinator at (360) 479-3694
If you need to request a reasonable accommodation for employment reasons, please contact BHA HR (360) 616-7107.

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