Housing Assistant Director

Program:Housing DepartmentSalary Grade:GS – 17
Supervisor:Housing Director Salary Range:$26.04-$31.09
FLSA Status:X Exempt      Non-Exempt     Public SafetyPosition Type:Full Time

Please complete an application at fpst.org/employment/ to apply.


The Housing Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the Housing Director with the coordination of daily activities and tenant’s/home buyers in accordance with established policies, procedures, and programs. The Housing Assistant Director adapts such policies and procedures to ensure that work is done with accuracy and completeness.


  1. Assists the Housing Director with daily duties as well as coordinate and delegate the Housing Department’s operations in the absence of the Director.
  2. Assist with the monitoring and oversight of all Housing employees along with employee evaluations.
  3. Assist with the development and implementation of staff trainings, conducting the trainings as needed.
  4. Coordinates with the Resident Services Department with conveyance paperwork including resolutions, Deed, Assignment and Release, etc.
  5. Assists clients in filling out necessary housing applications and recertification paperwork.
  6. Assists in making payback agreements with tenants/participants regarding propane, rent, etc.
  7. Helps receive maintenance requests for repair/work orders and issues work orders.
  8. Prepares legal documents, attends Tribal Court cases and prepares documents with tribal attorneys.
  9. Helps develop policies to assist the Housing Director with the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Housing Department budgets, procurement activities, and ensures the Tribes financial management policies are in compliance. 
  10. Maintains all management and computer backup files for the Housing Department.
  11. Updates all maps, lists and forms for the Housing Department.
  12. Inputs data with existing Housing Department computer programs.
  13. Help develop new housing opportunities with include but not limited to grant proposal development, planning and implementation of strategies to enhance revenue growth develop opportunities to diversify FPSHD portfolio to attract additional revenue and funding sources for housing improvements and/or housing development.
  14. Other job related duties as assigned by the supervisor. 


1. Work independently on all required tasks without constant supervision.

2. Ability to work with the public, strong communication skills is required.

3. A good working knowledge of the standard computer programs which include, but are not limited to word processing, spreadsheets and use of computer graphic programs.

4. Skills to carry out necessary office practices and procedures.

5. Experience in bookkeeping and/or accounting.

7. Capability to understand, put into practice Housing Department policies and procedures.

8. Be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

9. Skills to operate office machines such as faxes, copiers, printers, transcribers and multi-line telephones.

10.Proficient in typing with minimum errors, able to proofread and correct errors.

11.Knowledge of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) and its regulations.

12.Understanding of the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHGB) formula and federal requirements.


(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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)

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business preferred and/or combination of (2) years education courses and/or work experience.
  2. Must have a valid Nevada Driver’s License.


Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe and Native American/Indian Preference;  Employment preferences to members of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone and to members of federally-recognized Indian Tribes shall apply to this position pursuant to the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.  Persons of Tribe and/or Indian ancestry and wish to claim these employment preferences should submit a copy of the Tribal Enrollment Card/Certification indicating the name of the Tribe they are enrolled with.

U.S. Veteran’s Preference;  Preference to opportunities to veterans honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces shall apply to this position pursuant to the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.

Equal Opportunity Employer;  The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national original, sex, religious preference, age, handicap, marital status, political preference, genetics or membership or non-membership in any employee organization, except as allowed by Federal and/or Tribal Law.

Drug Free Workplace; The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe is a drug-free workplace.  All employees are subject to a pre-employment and random drug screens.

Driving Record; Employees must have a valid Nevada Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribe’s vehicle insurance program, must also provide a DMV printout annually for those employees who drive Tribal vehicles.

Background Checks; All employees must be able to pass a background check per the Tribe’s Background Check Policy.

Position Description Limitations; this position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Tribe and the employee, and is subject to change by the Council as the needs of the Tribe and the requirements of the job change.  This position description is not intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by any employee in this position and is not intended to reflect all duties performed within the position.