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Notice

AVCP Regional Housing Authority is an “At-Will” equal opportunity employer with Indian American/Alaska Native Preference pursuant to 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistant Act of 1975.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Current Vacancies

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PositionDivisionLocationClosing Date
Maintenance CounselorTribal OperationsBethelOpen Until Filled
Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Supervises: 0
Compesation: Range 4
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full Time
Description:

Job Summary

Under direct supervision of the Housing Manager, works to ensure the integrity of Homeownership units in the Mutual Help Program, Homeownership Program and the Very Low Income Housing Programs. Also ensure the integrity of the units used under the Rental Voucher Assistance Program.

 

Job Qualifications

 

Minimum requirements:

1.            High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

2.            Valid State of Alaska driver’s license.

3.            One year experience in counseling homebuyers, tenants or related work.

4.            Two years of experience in building maintenance or related work.

5.            Willing and able to travel to remote villages throughout the year.

 

Desirable:

1.            Yup’ik speaking preferred.

2.            One year experience in a computerized office setting and familiarity with MS Office programs including: Word, Excel, Access, MS Project, Windows Operating Systems, Internet and related programs.

 

Duties and responsibilities but not limited to:

 

Job Requirements

1.            Ability to troubleshoot heating, electrical and plumbing problems over the phone.

2.            Ability to work independently, accurately and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.

3.            Ability to tactfully handle difficult situations with sensitivity and good judgment.

4.            Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies and procedures.

5.            Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and compute percentages.

6.            Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of all information obtained through interaction with employees and client interactions.

7.            Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.

8.            Ability to plan and organize work assignments, including schedules and filing systems.

 

Job Duties

1.            Works to ensure homebuyer’s are keeping the housing units in good repair and within federal, state and the Housing Authority requirements.

2.            Works with landlords for the inspection of units under the Rental Voucher Assistance Program.

3.            Assist the homebuyers by counseling and providing technical assistance to perform all types of maintenance, repair and/or replacement to buildings and equipment including heating systems, foundations, electrical, glazing, roofing, carpentry, cement/masonry, flooring, painting and other areas.

4.            Work with homebuyers to plan seasonal preventative maintenance for the homebuyer to implement, including furnace tune-up and repairs, building leveling and fire alarm and suppression equipment testing and tagging.

5.            Communicate with homebuyers through telephone and written contact.

6.            Instruct homebuyers, moving into new units or vacates, on the proper use of project finished equipment and care of building and grounds.

7.            Use and implement the instructional session with homebuyer’s on the proper use of equipment installed under the Modernization Program.

8.            Perform annual inspections of homeownership units to assess the needs of maintenance, repair and/or replacement by the homebuyer.

9.            Work with homebuyers to determine the cause and damage and make recommendations to remedy deficient conditions by developing and implementing a plan of action.

10.        Use the notice process to contact homebuyers on breach and the cure of breaches of the homeownership agreement.

11.        At the request of the homebuyer’s: prepare and calculate materials, supplies and labor costs to address homebuyer maintenance repair and replacement to the unit to be paid by the homebuyer.

12.        Develop a homebuyer manual including a list of vendors.

13.        Implement workshops on homebuyer maintenance of house including but not limited to boiler maintenance/repair, foundation leveling, electrical and plumbing.

14.        Work with the Development Department for proper reporting and work of warrant issues.

15.        Maintain a vendor list for homebuyers.

16.        Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Environment and Physical Demands

Work environment includes normal office work with extended hours of sitting and operation of standard office and computer equipment. As well as, requires regular travel by small aircraft, and exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. Lift and carry 50 lbs., walk, climb and/or balance, kneel, crawl, talk and hear; as well as, close, distance color, peripheral and depth vision.

 

This Job Description reflects the AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s best effort to describe the requirements and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract. Your signature indicates you have read the Job Description and understand the requirements and qualifications for the job in return for salary compensation.

 

How to Apply:

 

A separate application must be submitted for each position applying for.

Submit a completed AVCP – Regional Housing Authority employment application and resume to:

 

Mail to:

Deliver to:

Fax/email to:

AVCP – RHA

PO Box 767

Bethel, AK 99559

AVCP – RHA

411 Ptarmigan Road

Bethel, AK 9559

1-907-543-4020

ATTN: Human Resources

hr@avcphousing.org

 

 

Pursuant to Section 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975, 25 U.S.C. § 450e(b), AVCP – Regional Housing Authority agrees to give preference to Indians who can perform the work required regardless of age, sex, religion, or tribal affiliation for training and employment opportunities. To be considered under Indian Preference, you must provide verification with your application and resume. AVCP – Regional Housing Authority is an “At-Will” equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Maintenance Mechanic ITribal OperationsBethelOpen Until Filled
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor
Supervises: 0
Compesation: Range 4
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full Time
Description:

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs skilled and unskilled maintenance and repair tasks on AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s physical plants in Bethel, including the grounds within the project site boundaries.

 

Job Qualifications

 

Minimum requirements:

1.            High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

2.            Valid State of Alaska driver’s license.

3.            Two years of experience in mechanics, building construction-related field and/or building maintenance.

 

Desirable:

1.            Yup’ik speaking preferred.

2.            Preference given to graduates of a trade school program with specialization in the construction trades.

3.            One year experience in a computerized office setting and familiarity with MS Office programs including: Word, Excel, Access, MS Project, Windows Operating Systems, Internet and related programs.

 

Duties and responsibilities but not limited to:

 

Job Requirements

1.            Basic knowledge of physical plant electrical and mechanical infrastructure and their operation, including, but not limited to, HVAC systems, water and sewer systems, electrical distribution and equipment.

2.            Broad working knowledge related to carpentry, painting, plumbing, heating and electrical systems.

3.            Ability to work independently, accurately and detailed in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.

4.            Ability to learn, follow and apply a system of complex regulations, policies and procedures.

5.            Ability to tactfully handle difficult situations with sensitivity and good judgment.

6.            Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and compute percentages.

7.            Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of all information obtained through interaction with employees and client interactions.

8.            Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.

9.            Ability to plan and organize work assignments, including schedules and filing systems.

10.        Position may require working after hours and weekends.

 

Job Duties

1.            Perform maintenance and repair tasks to equipment, structures, HVAC and plumbing and electrical systems.

2.            Preform emergency, non-routine and preventative maintenance tasks as necessary to protect the buildings, apartments, grounds and equipment.

3.            Perform tasks as necessary to complete long-term projects on a seasonal basis.

4.            Clear snow and ice from buildings and grounds by shoveling, operating a snowplow and snow blower.

5.            Assist in moving heavy objects, such as refrigerators, stoves, etc…

6.            Perform maintenance of grounds by cleaning debris, mowing lawns, raking grass and leaves and trimming shrubs and trees.

7.            Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Environment and Physical Demands

Regular exposure to outside weather, extreme cold and wet or humid conditions. Lift and carry up to 75 lbs., walk, climb and/or balance, kneel, crawl, talk and hear; as well as, close, distance color, peripheral and depth vision.

 

This Job Description reflects the AVCP Regional Housing Authority’s best effort to describe the requirements and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract. Your signature indicates you have read the Job Description and understand the requirements and qualifications for the job in return for salary compensation.

 

How to Apply:

 

A separate application must be submitted for each position applying for.

Submit a completed AVCP – Regional Housing Authority employment application and resume to:

 

Mail to:

Deliver to:

Fax/email to:

AVCP – RHA

PO Box 767

Bethel, AK 99559

AVCP – RHA

411 Ptarmigan Road

Bethel, AK 9559

1-907-543-4020

ATTN: Human Resources

hr@avcphousing.org

 

Pursuant to Section 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975, 25 U.S.C. § 450e(b), AVCP – Regional Housing Authority agrees to give preference to Indians who can perform the work required regardless of age, sex, religion, or tribal affiliation for training and employment opportunities. To be considered under Indian Preference, you must provide verification with your application and resume. AVCP – Regional Housing Authority is an “At-Will” equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

 

 

BMR Apprenticeship Program

We offer an apprenticeship program during our construction seasons which gives local hires the opportunity to gain on the job training as a Building Maintenance Repairer.

A building Maintenance Repairer (BMR) is a craftsman with a variety of skills to build, maintain, repair, and renovate residential housing and keep public buildings operational. Along with repairs and maintenance, a BMR is qualified to work on a wide range of construction tasks including eletrical systems; plumbing; carpentry; interior systems such as cabinetry, windows, and doors; and surface treatments sucha s painting and flooring.

A BMR may also be trained in other areas such as welding, sheet metal work, roofing, masonry and the use of heavy equipment.

To apply for our BMR apprenticeship program, please feel free to complete an application below.

For more information regarding our BMR Apprenticeship program contact:

Joseph Ayagarak, BMR Apprenticeship Coordinator

907-543-1334