Spokane Housing Authority

                                         Providing Housing - Improving Lives

Employment With SHA

Job descriptions and applications are available at the SHA office at 55 West Mission Avenue in Spokane. If you are a person with a disability or disabilities, and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact Amanda at 509-252-7125 or email employment@spokanehousing.org.

Eligibility Assistant

Provides excellent customer service for SHA applicants, program participants, landlords and coworkers including filing, administrative duties, and direct client interactions. One year general office work or coursework relating to office administrative support required.  Full time, 40 hours per week, union represented position with benefits. Salary starts at $15.70 per hour. 2 positions available.

Housing Quality Standards Inspector

Conducts housing inspections according to HUD Standards. Requires excellent communication, attention to detail, office and computer skills. Two years experience in construction trades, housing inspections, housing related, or Sectoin 8 voucher activities. High School diploma or GED required with some college preferred. Must have valid driver's license, insurance, and acceptable driving record. Full time, union represented position starting at $17.64/hour with benefits.

To apply to the positions above: send cover letter, application, and resume to:
            Email -- employment@spokanehousing.org, or Fax -- 509-328-2953

For the positions above apply as noted to Spokane Housing Authority, 55 W. Mission, Spokane, WA, 99201. Open until filled. Equal Opportunity for All. AAP: Gender, race/ethnic, veteran, disability.

  Please note these steps in the application processes:               

  • Application submissions must include a cover letter, application, and résumé, unless specifically noted. Additional materials are not considered in the initial evaluation process.  Incomplete submissions may result in not being further considered for the position.

  • You may send your complete application to employment@spokanehousing.org, or fax to 509-323-2364.  

  • Background and credit history are reviewed before an offer of employment will  be made. Our employment screening criteria follows this screening criteria. Credit history is not based on a credit score, and is only reviewed for staff who have access to monies, account information, or  to certain aspects of our business. 

  • The employment application is posted in PDF format. 
    Note that unless you have a professional version of Adobe or similar software,  you will not be able to 'save' your information on the fillable application. If you do not have Adobe Reader, download it for free.  If you experience difficulties downloading the Application, please email or call Amanda at (509) 252-7125.

About Spokane Housing Authority as an Employer

We have 63 employees in a variety of positions including Finance, Property Management, Development, and Housing Assistance Programs. Regular Employees receive Paid Time Off, PERS retirement, Medical, dental, and vision benefits, and 10 holidays. See a summary of these benefits.

In 2016 we were determined one of the INW Best Places to Work, as determined through an employee survey. We look for ways to be efficient while providing excellent customer service. We were excited to again receive this honor in 2018 and 2019!

Best Places to Work 2019


The Following Positions are Not Open; however,

We Are Accepting Ongoing Pre-Recruitment Applications:

Eligibility Specialist

Performs housing assistance eligibility tasks, including verifications, medical and income calculations, case management, recertification processes, and conducts orientations. 1 year of general office experience required. Relevant associate’s degree or 2 years of case management preferred. Full time, union represented position with benefits. Salary range is $16.37 to $22.02 per hour.

Maintenance Technician

Performs routine maintenance, scheduled grounds keeping and custodial duties, including: upkeep of community common areas; cleaning vacant units; painting vacant and occupied units; and repairing units. Three years’ experience in facility maintenance or equivalent required, CPO license preferred. Full time position starting at $15.93 per hour.

Property Supervisor

Responsible for the daily management and operation of assigned properties and supervises staff. Answerable for community goals, staff, leasing, maintenance, accounting, and regulatory compliance. Three years of supervisory experience required and three years’ experience in a related field. Full time, non-exempt position with full benefits, salary range starts at $18.97/hour.

Property Supervisor Assistant

Greets visitors, performs clerical functions, show and lease apartments, answers phone, computer skills needed. Full time, 40 hours per week, position starting at $15.44 per hour with full benefits.

To apply send cover letter, application, and resume to:
            Email -- employment@spokanehousing.org, or Fax -- 509-328-2953,
 or        by mail to 'Pre-recruitment', 55 W. Mission Ave., Spokane, WA 99201

Equal Opportunity for All. Gender, race/ethnicity, veteran, disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  


Additional Information

Contact Amanda @ (509) 252-7125 or acarpentier@spokanehousing.org or employment@spokanehousing.org for more information on employment with Spokane Housing Authority. Unsolicited Applications are kept on file for one year from the date of receipt and reviewed as openings occur.

Since the number of applications received hinders SHA from responding to each applicant by phone or regular mail, an email will be sent. Applicants chosen for further evaluation will be contacted by phone or email, and applicants not chosen for further evaluation who have provided an email address on SHA's employment application will receive an email generally within 2 weeks of receipt of the application packet.

Updated 1/14/2020


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