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Asst. Dir. Of Public Housing/Maintenance

Applications are currently accepted for the position described below.  Applications are accepted daily, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in the Personnel Office, 1700 N.E. 4th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117.  Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

MINIMUM SALARY: $$4,469/mo..

SCOPE: Responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, administering, directing, and controlling the activities of the Public Housing Maintenance Division.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Directly responsible to the Director of Public Housing.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Understand and carry out OCHA policies and procedures and Federal/State regulations related to the maintenance of the development and to personnel.  Ensure staff is trained in these areas as they relate to their position.

  • Manages all Public Housing maintenance categories (ordinary or recurring maintenance, preventive maintenance, non-routine maintenance, and tenant maintenance).
  • Plans and establishes objectives to produce a superior maintenance program.
  • Establishes performance standards and controls to ensure the division operates at top efficiency and meets tenant health, safety and general welfare goals.
  • Responsible for directing Public Housing Maintenance staff and monitors performance against established policies, procedures and criteria.
  • Responsible for coordinating and monitoring HUD Physical Inspections and follow up maintenance and understanding of PHAS scoring system.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring a uniformed plan for PHAS preparation for all projects.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring a preventative maintenance plan for each project.
  • Work with Quality Control Inspectors to monitor and follow up inspection reports and preparations for PHAS.
  • Work with Technical Services Department to monitor and follow up on all building and systems inspections and annual testing.
  • Work with Assistant Directors, Project Managers and Maintenance Supervisors to prepare an annual maintenance plan and an annual budget for the development. 
  • Ensures the timely and accurate input of data into the computerized work order maintenance control system.  Monitors work orders for timely and appropriate completion.  Ensures maintenance of work order history files.
  • Coordinate, train, assist and monitor all areas of project maintenance, rehabilitation, PHAS Inspections and grounds.  Ensure unit turnaround schedules, preventative maintenance and inspection programs are maintained and uniformed for all developments.
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings with Maintenance Supervisors
  • Coordinate Project inventory program of stock and non-stocked items assigned, including ranges, refrigerators, vehicles, tools, equipment, etc. to ensure uniformity at all projects.
  • Review manufacturer’s literature and all necessary logs to maintain manufacturer’s warranty on roofs, mechanical equipment, elevators, alarms and water-based sprinkler systems, energy savings, vehicles maintenance, etc.
  • Review requisitions for purchases necessary to maintain all projects, complying with all procurement procedures.
  • Establishes procedures to foster and promote information flow within the organization to enhance understanding of all pertinent Authority matters at all levels.
  • Assists in formulating overall Authority programs and campaigns, plans and directs such programs within the division, and analyzes their effectiveness.
  • Reviews tenant maintenance rates and charge policies to ensure an acceptable program.  Recommends changes as required.
    Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED:  Bachelors degree in a maintenance oriented discipline and minimum of three (3) years experience or equivalent formal education and experience in the maintenance field.  Working knowledge of planning, organizing, controlling, budgeting, creating standards, communications, and motivation principles and procedures.  Knowledge of the specialized principles and practices of the building and housing construction industry including maintenance standards, terminology, materials, equipment, supplies, and labor costs, specifications and skills.

Ability to meet the public and interact with residents, staff and the general public in a positive and effective manner.  Ability to use initiative, work independently and communicate well orally and in writing.  Ability to retain proprietary information as confidential.  Ability to comply with Authority attendance policies.  Possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.

PREFERRED: Possess a good working knowledge of HUD public housing maintenance policies.

PHYSICAL: Near vision sufficient to read and write correspondence, read and post ledgers, and work with computerized reports, code books, plans, work orders, etc.  Hearing and speech sufficient to communicate clearly with others by telephone, radio and in person.  Ability to enter all areas of Authority-owned properties.


Oklahoma NAHRO
12246 FM 1769
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