Job Details

Resident Specialist - Limited Duration

Home Forward, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 03/29/2019

Home Forward's mission is to assure that the people of the community are sheltered. Home Forward promotes, operates and develops affordable housing that engenders stability, self-sufficiency, self-respect and pride in its residents and represents a long-term community asset. Home Forward is a community leader in creating public commitment, policy and funding to preserve and develop affordable housing.

To learn more about Home Forward, please visit our website at

Position Summary:
The Resident Specialist supports Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way: To support, interact and communicate with a resident population who may have special needs including mental or physical disabilities and/ or substance abuse issues; to answer and response to resident concerns and questions regarding lease compliance, safety, disturbances on site, noise or unauthorized guests or other issues impacting residents or the community; to perform activities in support of resident Residential Services Plans; and to work closely with security staff to ensure resident and community safety.

This opening is at Schrunk Riverview Tower in North Portland at:
8832 N Syracuse Street
Portland, OR 97203

This position is represented by AFSCME Local 3135 and will close internally once a satisfactory number of qualified applications are received.

This is a full-time limited duration position with a funding expiration of 12/31/2019.

The ideal candidate will have Equivalent of the completion of the 12th grade. Alternative education and experience qualifications welcome. One year of property management and/or customer service experience in a social service setting. Alternative education and experience qualifications welcome.

In addition to competitive wages, some of the many benefits Home Forward employees enjoy include:
• Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)
• Participation in Home Forward's 457 Deferred Compensation plan
• Flex benefits plans
• Paid parental leave
• Public transit discounts
• Tuition reimbursement
• The option of two health insurance plans and dental plans
• Vision and insurance
• Generous vacation and sick leave time

To Apply:
To read the full job description and to apply, please visit our website.

This position is set to close once a satisfactory number of qualified applications are received. For best consideration apply early.

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