Recruitment Process

Help With Getting Hired

Help With Getting Hired

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Read through the following answers on popular topics to set yourself up for success.

How do I find out what jobs are available?

Click Here or on Apply tab on the Join Our Team page and review the list of available positions that can be viewed 24 hours a day, seven days a week from any computer with internet access.

How can I apply for a job?

Create an account/login to complete an application for the position you are interested. Provide the necessary information the application requires, and remember to record your username and password once you have set up an account. You will need it to apply for other positions or check your application’s status. When you re-enter the system, you will need to input this information exactly as originally entered. Complete the application with your updated information.

What information will I be asked to provide in the application?

You will be asked to provide personal information such as your legal name, address, phone number, email address, etc., and information regarding your education, employment history, and references. To quickly complete your online application, gather this information before beginning the online process. You must complete the last ten consecutive years of employment history if applicable.

Do I have to upload my resume?

It is not mandatory to upload your resume, but most hiring managers request a current resume.

How can I reset my Username and Password?

To reset, click on the Forgot Username/Password option.

Can I apply for more than one job at a time?

Yes, you can apply for multiple positions.

What if I need a work visa?

Houston Housing Authority does not sponsor a work visa.

What if I need to relocate?

Apply for jobs as you normally would. If a recruiter contacts you about a job, let the recruiter know about your relocation requirements. If the particular position does not have a relocation budget available, the recruiter may also assist you in finding similar jobs that do.

What is the rehire process for former HHA employees?

The application process for a former HHA employee is the same as for other candidates.

I have submitted my application; now what?

An HHA Recruiter will review the application for each opening and reach out to candidates who appear to be a strong match for the position. If the candidate is not selected for the job, the candidate’s information will be saved for future opportunities.

What is my application status?

Sign in to our Jobs Portal and select My Application at the top of the page to see your application status.

How soon will I know if a hiring decision has been made?

Your recruiter can help you understand the specific timeline for the opening you’ve applied for. You should hear back from them with a status update within a few days of your interview.

Disclosure: The benefits outlined on this page are summaries only and are subject to the respective plan documents’ actual provisions in effect covering such services. HHA reserves the right to alter, modify, amend, or terminate these benefits within the law in a manner that we believe to be in our best interest as affected by business conditions. If there are any differences between the information in this summary, and the plan documents or contracts, the plan document or contract will prevail.

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