Fair Housing Coordinator (Office of Fair Housing)
Fair Housing Coordinator (Office of Fair Housing)

Job Title: Fair Housing Coordinator (Office of Fair Housing)

Location: St. Bernard Parish Government – Chalmette, LA

Type: Unclassified

Hours: 40/week, 8am-5pm (Full Time)

Education: High School Diploma; College Degree Preferred

Salary: Based on experience

Job Description:

Duties: (1) Coordinating fair housing training activities for elected officials and employees; (2) Promoting fair housing practices and ensuring compliance with all applicable fair housing laws; (3) Receiving and processing all housing discrimination complaints against St. Bernard Parish Government; (4) Disseminating information to the public pertaining to rental housing and rental housing development opportunities; (5) Disseminating information to the public pertaining to homeownership and affordable homeownership; and (6) Preparing bi-annual reports on fair housing activities in St. Bernard Parish.

The Fair Housing Coordinator (Coordinator) will maintain an independent office on the second floor of the Office of Housing and Redevelopment. The Coordinator will have unfettered access to all public records from the following offices: (1) St. Bernard Parish Council; (2) St. Bernard Parish Planning Commission; (3) Department of Community Development; and (4) Office of Housing and Redevelopment. Clerical assistance will be provided to the Coordinator by Office of Housing and Redevelopment staff as needed.

Apply: Interested applicants may email their resume to Courtney Matthews at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (preferred) or mail their resume to 8201 West Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, Louisiana 70043 Attn: Human Resources. The deadline to submit resumes is Thursday May 30, 2013 by 4:30PM.

Additional Information: Pursuant to the United States, the applicant shall not have been a St. Bernard Parish Government employee, administrator, Planning Commission member, Council member or other member of St. Bernard Parish Government, between November 2005 and May 10, 2013. St. Bernard Parish passed an ordinance that requires all applicants to be residents of St. Bernard Parish Government or relocate to St. Bernard Parish within 6 months of accepting a position.