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Housing Programs Assistant

Bellingham Housing Authority   Bellingham, WA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on September 14, 2021
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Housing Programs Assistant

Provides receptionist duties, client support & administrative support. $38,763 – $41,524 DOQ. 

Apply by 10/6

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Excellent customer service; must have a courteous, compassionate, and tactful manner.
  • Basic working understanding of the organization’s programs, policies, and terminology.
  • Ability to analyze needs of the client and family and recommend support services.
  • Working knowledge of business English composition, spelling, punctuation and mathematics.
  • Ability to interpret and apply program information in making work decision or in providing information to others.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a wide range of people, including patrons, which may be under significant personal stress.
  • Ability to organize, establish priorities and independently perform work assignments.
  • Ability to work effectively with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with agency staff, the general public and other agency personnel.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate with clients who have limited written and oral English skills.
  • Maintain dependable, punctual attendance.
  • Ability to speak and read Russian or Spanish is desired.

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Two years in a social services environment with administrative support and/or rental management experience (or a combination of education and experience approved by the Executive Director).