HOUSING COUNSELOR

Recruitment #14-S255-525

Job Description

Loudoun County's Department of Family Services is seeking qualified candidates for a Housing Counselor position in the Housing Choice Voucher program. This position is responsible for the implementation of policies and procedures in accordance with the Federal and local requirements of the Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance program (Section 8 Program). Responsible for providing housing counseling, referrals, and resolving landlord/tenant/provider issues. Requires close attention to detail and the application of complex Federal regulations in a fast paced environment with a large caseload. Requires ability to administer Federal mandated computer applications.

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in housing, public administration, social work or a related field and two years of related experience. Prefer two years of experience working in housing assistance or similar public assistance programs.

Special Requirements

Housing Counseling Certification preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred. Must have a valid driver's license.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo criminal background, credit and driving record check.