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Housing Officer

Housing Officer Community Services and Development

Salary-Confidential Bairnsdale & Gippsland

Join our Gippsland housing team in delivering high quality customer and tenancy management services located at our Bairnsdale office. This is a part time permanent position, working 22.5 hours per week with negotiable days.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Tenancy & property management of accommodation & housing for people with low to moderate income and people with complex needs
  • Portfolio located in the East Gippsland area.
  • Managing arrears, rent reviews and day to day issues.
  • Routine Inspections, PCRs and Bonds.
  • Work closely with government departments, clients, support agencies, and relevant CHL departments


About you:


You will demonstrate relevant experience providing client focused tenancy management services, including the ability to work with a diverse range of clients.  In addition, you will have a good working knowledge and understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act. You will also have:


  • Awareness of and sensitivity to the people who are in housing crisis and thorough understanding of local barriers and difficulties
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a wider team
  • High level time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A talent for building relationships and working in partnership with clients
  • A current drivers licence and reliable vehicle (vehicle allowance payable)
  • A commitment to the rights of all people to affordable and sustainable housing


In return we offer a competitive salary, performance incentives, access to training and development and a range of other excellent benefits. For more information about working with The CHL Group please visit our website https://chl.org.au/careers/working-at-chl/benefits-of-working-at-chl/.


CHL actively promotes safe working with children, a satisfactory police check is required for all staff and those with client related responsibilities are required to provide a working with children check.


As an equal opportunity employer, CHL works closely with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.


CHL acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of country throughout Australia and we pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and emerging.


Applications close:  5pm Sunday 21 June 2020


To be considered applicants must respond to the application questions and submit a cover letter and resume. For a confidential conversation about the position please call Sherrill Southon, Coordinator Gippsland on (03) 5120 4800 #3.


We look forward to hearing from you.


This job vacancy is first publish in SEEK.