JULY 6, 2018

The Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority will be accepting applications for the  position of ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT until filled.  You must submit a S.R.H.A. application to be considered. Resumes may be attached to applications.  We are located at 530 E. Pinner Street-Suffolk, Virginia.  Salary $12.50 - $15.99

General Statement of Duties:

The Administrative Assistant performs secretarial, clerical, and administrative duties for two public housing community rental office.  Calculates rents; processes new residents of occupancy into apartments; processes reports and notices; and performs standard receptionist duites.  Operates personal computer to collect, compile, organize and report data.


Essential Job Functions (Illustrative Only):

  1. Performs standard receptionist duties.
  2. Calculates rents.
  3. Processes new residents of occupancy into apartments
  4. Processes reports and notices.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

The statements contained here reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.  (The following requirements may be used to evaluate applicants for employment.  When applicable, equivalent substitution will be allowed for differences in experience and education.)


  1. Vocational/Technical School education in Secretarial Science or related field
  2. Three to Five years of administrative/secretarial/clerical support experience
  3. Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge skill and abilities

Physical Requirements:

  1. Occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and/or frequent or constant exertion of a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

  2. Work requires frequent sitting, standing, walking, fingering, climbing stairs and repetitive motions.

  3. Frequent handling of paperwork and computer equipment.

  4. Occasional reaching overhead/extension.
  5. Must be able to talk, hear and see.
  6. The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions.

Special Requirements:

  1. Valid driver’s license required and must maintain eligibility for coverage under the Authority’s automobile insurance.

  2. Must pass a drug screen.

  3. Must supply a criminal background record.