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Company : Pinellas County Housing Authority
Location : Largo, FL 33778
position : Compliance Specialist

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This is highly responsible administrative and technical management work in carrying out the functions and activities necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the Authority. The incumbent provides overall leadership and guidance to professional and technical staff engaged in carrying out the daily operations of the Authority to include planning, organizing, and directing a comprehensive program of public housing administration and development, Section 8, Affordable Mixed Income Housing, self-sufficiency programs, and neighborhood revitalization and development. Oversees community, social, cultural, and individual enrichment programs for residents. Works closely with local, state, and national government entities. Oversees administration of grants and related Federal assistance programs. Plans, develops, and implements policies and objectives in accordance with Board directives. Analyzes financial portfolio, budget requests, oversees financial and budget development and presents the organizational budgets and financial strategies to the Board for final approval. Confers with Authority personnel and reviews activities, reports, and data to determine whether goals have been met and whether changes would benefit the organization. Independent judgment and sound decision making required. All work performed within the general policies established by the Pinellas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners and the regulatory framework established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other applicable regulatory agencies. Work is subject to review and audit by appropriate entities.
This position is responsible for all employees and program areas of the Authority and is responsible to the Board of Commissioners.
The statements contained below reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance the workload.
An essential function is a duty or responsibility that is critical or a unique component of the job and is required to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
· Serves as Secretary for the Board of Commissioners.
· Performs and supervises administrative and professional tasks and responsibilities related to the preparation and presentation of all reports and recommendations to the Pinellas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.
· Participates in the meetings of the Board of Commissioners to give technical counsel, report on operations, discuss problems, make recommendations, and seek direction.
· Participates in meetings with residents, members of the community, City, State and Federal elected officials and employees, Authority employees, etc., to effect communications between these groups and the Authority regarding housing problems and issues.
· Promotes Authority public relations through the various news media and through presentations to interested agencies, groups, and organizations. Represents the Housing Authority in the community, with HUD, and other groups and agencies, and stays abreast of developments and trends in public housing, Section 8, affordable housing, and related programs and initiatives.
· Directs Authority staff in analyzing Authority budgetary, financial, and accounting needs, preparing fiscal year budgets and financial statements, sale of notes and bonds, financial feasibility studies, and investment of funds.
· Conducts strategic planning, including the formation of short- and long-term goals and plans for the Authority, by directing the establishment and update to the 5-year and Annual Plan.
· Directs the coordination and implementation of all major affordable housing programs, assuring the provision of safe, quality of housing for families in need, as well as promoting greater economic opportunities.
· Directs and coordinates activities of redevelopment programs, Federal, and other special programs.
· Develops affordable housing opportunities for residents in the community and recommends new or expanded housing programs, housing related grant programs, and special projects as related to Authority needs.
· Implements and interprets Federal regulations affecting the Authority’s housing programs. Monitors Authority operations by reviewing records and reports and assuring the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS), Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP), and other reports are submitted to HUD in a timely manner, and that scores are accurate and acceptable.
· Makes hiring, termination and employee related decisions. Confers with the Authority’s administrative staff regarding matters related to their respective areas of responsibility and matters of general applicability to the organization.
· Resolves disputes, aggravated problems, or other matters not resolved at a lower administrative level.
· Serves as Contracting Officer for the Authority, which includes directing procurement, preparation of contracts, agreements, and other instruments in accordance with Federal regulations, signing on behalf of the Authority, assuring that provisions of contracts and agreements are implemented, and authorizing payments for work performed.
· Performs other related duties as may be assigned.
The following personal attributes are considered essential requisites for effective performance of the holder of this position.
· Problem Solving Expertise: Identifying and defining problems/goals including scope and sequence of priorities for attainment; selecting and implementing alternative solution strategies; and supervising resources, constraints, and contingencies.
· Influencing Capabilities: Actions designed to assure the achievement of identified objectives in the area of functional responsibilities; accurate analysis of situations with appropriate related follow-up and supervisory approach responses; effective management of interpersonal behavior and/or conflict; demonstrated high level of adaptability required to effectively manage diverse, changing, and even competing task expectations.
· Supervisory/Administrative Skills: Basic set of supervisory skills involved in the efficient administration of the function including directing, implementing, motivating/communicating, and evaluation of the services It provides for the organization.
· Positive Thinking & Attitude: Maintains a positive work environment by creating job motivation, remaining enthusiastic about taking challenges, demonstrating an “I care” attitude, approaching others in a pleasant, happy, upbeat manner, and always finding the positive aspect of a negative situation; ability to resolve conflict in positive ways.
· Communicates Effectively: Presents ideas and influentially through various means; identifies/shares important information in a timely manner; appears knowledgeable and confident in communicating information.
· Work Ethic: Dependable and meets commitments by exhibiting willingness to put in extra hours or extra effort to get the job done; available and presentable for work on a consistent and timely basis.
· Organization: Develops plans to achieve objectives by identifying resources needed, time allocations, and anticipated obstacles; utilizes planning tools and methods for prioritizing, organizing and following through.
· Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
· Minimum of ten (10) years of senior level managerial or policy experience in subsidized housing, non-assisted affordable housing, low-income housing and homelessness, asset management (residential and commercial), or real estate acquisition and development.
· Graduation or attendance in an Executive Leadership or Management Program is desirable.
· A combination of education, training, and experience that meets the minimum qualifications.
· Florida Class “E” driver’s license and be insurable by PCHA’s liability and fleet insurance carrier.
Applications will be reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applications must be detailed and complete for proper evaluation. The best-qualified applicants may be required to complete further testing, which may consist of any combination of written, oral or performance examinations. Responses to supplemental questions are required if applicable.
Knowledge of:
· HUD, and other Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations related to the operation of a public housing authority.
· The principles and practices of management and supervision.
· The principles and practices of effective communication, both verbal and written.
· The principles and practices of budgeting and budget administration.
· Finance and accounting principles.
· Real estate, housing rehabilitation, and landlord/tenant laws.
· Federal State and local laws and regulations related to personnel including EEO, labor relations, FLSA, COBRA, Workman’s Compensation, ADA, and FMLA.
Ability to:
· Exercise sound independent judgment and make decisions on own initiative.
· Analyze and create statistical reports and surveys in preparation of specialized technical projects.
· Review and modify organizational structure and management techniques.
· Work with supportive resources to the Authority.
· Manage multiple priorities and multiple demands to accomplish tasks in accordance with established requirements.
· Perform thorough research and present oral and written reports and recommendations clearly, concisely, and effectively.
· Analyze and solve moderate to complex administrative problems and render recommendations.
· Supervise personnel in a manner conducive to performance at full potential.
· Operate modern PC software (e.g., Word, Excel) and the Internet.
· Establish priorities and deadlines to assure efficiency and to meet expectations.
· Office environment.
· Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
· Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone.
· Seeing to read a variety of materials and to drive.
· Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
· Sitting for extended periods of time.
· Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pinellas County Housing Authority will make reasonable accommodations to the known disability of a qualified applicant or employee to enable people with disabilities to enjoy equal employment opportunities, if it would not impose an “undue hardship” on the operation of the employer’s business.
As a governmentally funded agency, PCHA is committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards. Applicants selected for employment are expected to perform work responsibilities with the highest degree of integrity, professionalism and honesty, to merit the respect of co-workers, clients, partners, vendors and the general public. Applicants selected for employment are also expected to serve the public with dedication, concern, courtesy and responsiveness.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
This position specification is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this position specification at any time, without notice.
PCHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $52,715.00 – $77,413.00 per year

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance


8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

Largo, FL 33778: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location