Want to join an amazing team while working to make a difference in the lives of those in the WNY community?

Consider joining the Belmont family!

As a leading non-profit human service agency, Belmont Housing Resources is dedicated to expanding affordable housing opportunities in Western New York. Established in 1977 and focused on community needs, we are unique in our ability to offer a broad scope of programs and services to meet the affordable housing needs of seniors, individuals with disabilities, and families.

Belmont Housing Resources offers a business-casual, team-oriented work environment. We provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to employees at all levels.

In addition, Belmont offers comprehensive benefits and competitive salaries.

If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference in the lives of many, consider Belmont Housing Resources for WNY.

Thank you for your interest in a housing career with Belmont Housing Resources for WNY.

All job openings are posted on our website and applications are accepted only through our website. Both a cover letter and resume are required in order to be considered for a job opening. Applications will only be reviewed after the posting has closed.

Current Job Postings

Accounting Clerk

Posted 5/22

Accounting Clerk

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  Candidate will be primarily responsible for accounts payable duties for multiple companies and will also assist in general accounting functions, accounts receivable, reconciliations and recordkeeping.

SUPERVISORY:   None

EDUCATION &/or EXPERIENCE:  Associates Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SKILLS:   Candidate must be detailed-oriented and have excellent analytical, interpersonal/communication and computer skills, including Excel experience.   Must be a team player and have demonstrated ability to provide exceptional quality service to both external and internal customers.

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Administrative Assistant

Posted 3/2022

Administrative Assistant

Summary of Duties: The successful candidate will provide clerical and administrative support for office operations, including but not limited to: answer phone calls and direct callers to appropriate staff; handle incoming/outgoing mail in timely and confidential manner; assist with Section 8 certification processes; copy and/or scan correspondence and other printed material; file correspondence and other records; operate, maintain and request service for office equipment such as copiers, postage machine, fax, etc; assist with periodic large mailings and projects.

Supervisory: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education: Candidate must have an Associate degree or equivalent from two-year or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills: Candidate must be able to read and interpret documents write simple correspondence and be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.  Proficient computer and customer service phone skills required.

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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Housing Inspector

Posted 04/2022

Housing Inspector

Summary of Duties:  This individual will be responsible for inspecting rental housing to ensure that housing assisted through the Section 8 Programs are in compliance with Federal housing quality standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Inspects rental housing to determine its compliance with federal housing quality standards; records findings using iPad and HousingPro software.

• Advises landlords and tenants on correcting HQS deficiencies.

• Recommends revisions to HQS comments list, inspection forms, letters and policies.

• Assists in scheduling inspections.

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree in a related field with two years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills/Requirements:  Candidate must have strong communication and customer service skills to evaluate rental housing according to Federal standards and advise owners on correcting deficiencies.  Individual with basic construction or property inspection experience preferred.  Must have clean and valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and adequate auto insurance.  Majority of time is spent on the road throughout Erie County.  Mileage reimbursement and excellent benefits provided.

Deadline to Apply:  Open Until Filled

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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Housing Specialist

Posted 4/2022

Summary of Duties: Through the effective administration of Section 8 renters assistance programs, the housing specialist assists families and individuals in meeting their need for decent, affordable housing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Gain thorough knowledge of applicable federal statutes and regulations, administrative policies and procedures and program rules.

• Gain comprehensive knowledge of local housing market and service providers in order to provide effective referrals to clients.

• Guide clients through the determination of their housing needs, preferences and solutions.

• Assist clients with their housing search and rent/lease negotiations.

• Present required program orientation to new Section 8 recipients; two-hour classroom presentations.

• Request inspection of clients’ selected housing and monitor the completion of required repairs.

• Conduct frequent income determinations for program participants to determine initial and continued eligibility; determine voucher size.

• Calculate household income, subsidy, tenant rent and utility allowance; respond to all reported changes in household income or composition in a timely manner.

• Ensure that tenant rent and subsidy comply with program regulations.

• Determine the reasonableness of requested rents by surveying comparable housing units in the same market area; negotiate rents with landlords as necessary.

• Prepare final papers for all new Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contracts and obtain required signatures; submit for subsidy payment.

• Mediate tenant/landlord conflicts as necessary.

• Ensure landlord compliance with HUD-prescribed HAP Contract, and tenant compliance with HUD-prescribed Housing Choice Voucher.

• In cases of tenant termination, gather accurate, detailed verification of violation(s) and present at informal hearing; include clear timeline of events along with regulatory and policy citations.

• Administer rental assistance for 360-400 clients/households; requires excellent organizational and time-management skills due to fast-paced environment and frequent interruptions.  Business conducted face-to-face, over the phone and via email and USPS.

• Provide unbiased and culturally sensitive customer service to a wide range of clients.

• Solve numerous common and uncommon problems while navigating difficult and/or sensitive situations and complying with program regulations.

• Maintain accurate computer records and tenant files; ensure the confidentiality of tenant information.

• Explain the Section 8 program to potential landlords and encourage their participation.

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree in a related field, or Associate's degree with two years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or related experience.  Related experience could include case management, customer service, teaching or training, social work and property management, to name but a few examples.

Skills:  Basic understanding of local housing market and available human services helpful, along with understanding of customer service principles.  Must be computer literate; comfortable with basic computer applications.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations, reports, leases and HAP (Housing Assistance Payments) Contracts, as well as a variety of income and expense documents (verification).  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.  Ability to compile/write reports that conform to generally accepted style and format and are understandable to their audience.  Ability to communicate effectively one-on-one with clients and co-workers in a professional and respectful manner.  Ability to make oral presentations to large and small groups beneficial.  Ability to work independently, manage time and organize work flow.  Must be sensitive to people's difficulties and capable of responding to clients in a non-judgmental manner.  Must be able to work through interruptions and meet monthly deadlines.

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled

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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Maintenance Assistant

Posted 4/2022

SUMMARY

Maintains and repairs physical structures of buildings and maintains grounds as assigned by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Completes service requests for repairs and improvements as assigned.

Assists with or completes renovation of vacated apartments to rent ready condition.

Performs various non-technical functions such as maintaining lighting, equipment repairs and preventative maintenance, caulking, touch up painting, lock repairs, etc.

Performs grounds work as needed including policing parking lots and other public areas for debris, and planting and maintaining flowerbeds and lawn areas to enhance the exterior curb appeal of the property.

Performs routine custodial duties including but not limited to:  dusting, sweeping, buffing, mopping, vacuuming and window cleaning.

Empties trash cans and consolidates trash for weekly pickup.

Paints interior and exterior walls and trim.

Performs snow removal and ice melt chemical application to maintain parking lots and sidewalks.

Assists  with moving furniture and unloading and storing supplies.

Provides assistance to the maintenance staff as needed.

Reports all observed safety concerns to the on-site Maintenance Technician and/or Site Manager.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE  High school diploma or general education degree (GED), one to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Reliable transportation is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Maintenance Technician

Posted 4/2022

Summary

Responsible, under the direction of the Site Manager, for the overall maintenance of the physical plant and to keep the Site Managers and Senior Maintenance Technician fully informed of the site's status.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities.  The Maintenance Technician is directly responsible for supervising and/or performing the following:

  • Preventative/scheduled maintenance programs
  • Repair projects
  • Purchasing and maintenance of materials, supplies, inventories, and good vendor relations
  • Site custodial work
  • Site grounds work
  • Cycle painting - interior/exterior
  • Apartment renovations/turns
  • Site extermination program
  • General site administration
  • Safety

Education and/or Experience  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); four years relevant maintenance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Site Manager

Posted 4/22

Site Manager 

Summary of Duties: Manages affordable housing property for owners in the most effective and economical manner, involving leasing, resident management, financial reporting and control, and works with the maintenance technician to ensure effective maintenance of the physical asset.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Marketing and Leasing

· Monitors waitlist to ensure site maintains adequate number of applicants on waiting list.

· Responsible for placing rental ads and implementing marketing programs; makes recommendations to improve marketing and leasing programs.  Prepares marketing reports.

· Establishes rapport with each prospective resident, determines needs, presents property and appropriate apartment(s), and obtains commitment to rent, all in a manner consistent with management's customer service and fair housing policies.  Follows up on undecided prospects.

· Reviews rental applications for eligibility, conducts applicant screening, makes rental decisions and conducts move-in certifications in accordance with regulatory agency requirements.

· Conducts new resident orientation and move-in inspection.

• Maintaining the physical asset:

· Conducts thorough interior and exterior inspections to ensure physical upkeep, repairs, replacements, and/or improvements on the property.  Makes recommendations for other services such as extermination, or carpet cleaning, within budgetary constraints.

· Receives all service requests, distributes to appropriate staff and monitors for completion and resident satisfaction.

· Monitors the progress of make-ready unit prep to ensure their timely completion within established department quality standards and time parameters.

· Ensures optimal curb appeal through interior and exterior property inspections, coordinating improvements with Maintenance Technicians and/or Contractors.  Makes recommendations for future curb appeal enhancements.

· Oversees the completion of monthly safety inspections conducted by Maintenance Technician and assures that deficiencies are rectified.

· Complies with site's emergency plan and works with Maintenance Technician to make recommendations on improvements to the plan.

• Resident management:

· Ensures timely rent collections and resolves delinquencies according to company policy.  Keeps Property Manager apprised of all delinquencies.

· Promotes harmonious relations among residents, Property Management staff, and persons of the community.  Resolves resident complaints and keeps Property Manager informed of situation.

· Conducts lease renewal procedure, recertifications and semi and/or annual unit inspections on a timely basis and in accordance with regulatory agency requirements.

· Assists residents to obtain supportive services on an as needed basis.

· Supervises move-in and move-out procedures.

• Financial reporting and control:

· Assists in preparation of the budget and reviews financial reports on a monthly basis and reports to Property Manager on budget variances.

· Approves invoices for payment in accordance with company policies.

· Approves maintenance payroll information on a timely basis

· Prepares and maintains inventory of all office equipment.

• Administration:

· Supervises site staff and ensures that all supervised employees comply with the appropriate policies and procedures.

· Maintains property files and records in accordance with department standards.

· Handles emergencies that arise on site and prepares required incident reports.

· Reports to Property Manager on status of site including occupancy rates, turn over times, and delinquencies through the timely submission of all required reports.

· Utilize all components of Property Management software as directed by Property Manager and in accordance with regulatory agency requirements.

Supervisory:  Supervises maintenance technician.

Requirements:  Requires Real Estate Salespersons License, successful completion of applicable regulatory and fair housing certifications and basic property management certification within 12 months of employment.  Senior Housing and Tax Credit experience a plus.

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree in related field plus one year relevant experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Skills:  Ability to identify and resolve problems in timely manner; to manage difficult or emotional customer situations; to manage competing demands and work effectively as a team member; to write and speak clearly; and to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages.  Successful candidate will demonstrate considerable ability to treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or cultural differences.

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Benefits Overview

Belmont Housing Resources offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees:

• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• 401(k) retirement plan with matching contributions
• Short-term and long-term disability coverage
• Paid FMLA
• Group life insurance
• Accident and Critical Illness insurance
• Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts
• Paid time off and paid holidays
• Tuition reimbursement
• Flexible work schedules
• Free parking

Belmont's Values

Service: Superior attention to the needs of all our internal and external customers.
Integrity: The highest levels of professionalism, honesty, and ethical standards.
Relationships: Long-term collaborations to enhance our services.
Inclusiveness: A culture that acknowledges, respects and celebrates differences and recognizes the value of every individual.
Productivity: Optimal results without compromising quality.

Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department at 716-884- 7791. For further information about Equal Opportunity, please click on the links below: 

Belmont's Competitive Advantages

• Highly specialized knowledge
• Humanitarian motivation
• Proven track record
• Focused on goals and results
• Fiscal responsibility