Overview

WELCOME TO THE WCHA

The Williamson County Housing Authority was established in 1947 as a governmental municipality to provide affordable housing options for our community members. The WCHA goal and purpose is to promote self-sufficiency, protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents within our jurisdiction. The WCHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Summary and Qualifications:

This position is responsible for developing an overall plan and timetable for the implementation of modernization programs, primarily physical remodels, and new builds. To accomplish this, physical needs assessments, annual/5-year budgets and performance/evaluation reports must be completed. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are required as the coordinator works with residents, architectural/engineering services, contractors, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure all standards and target dates are met.

Strong computer skills with the ability to manage databases are necessary to prepare contracts, submit regular reports and request funding directly from U.S. Housing and Urban Development. When performing required responsibilities, the candidate will work independently and as a team member. A valid Illinois Driver License is also necessary to perform duties. Successful candidate should have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in construction contract management. Experience in cost estimation and construction of residential subdivisions and/or apartment complexes would be desirable.

Benefits Package Provided:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employer Paid Employee Medical Plan
  • Employer Subsidized Vision and Dental Plans
  • Employer Paid Employee Life Insurance
  • Employer Contributed 401k Retirement Plan
  • Employee Contribution 457 Retirement Plan

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $55,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
The WCHA follows recommendations from US Center for Disease Control and our local health department.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Carterville, IL 62918: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Construction: 1 year (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location