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Working with DHA

Thank you for your interest in working for the Durham Housing Authority (DHA). A job with DHA offers exciting challenges and a variety of unique career opportunities all focused on providing reliable, high-quality services to the public. 

We are a team of approximately 98 people working a wide range of professional, administrative and maintenance positions within Durham County. DHA's culture is based on our value of Service with RESPECT (Responsibility, Ethical, Satisfy Customers, Productive, Enthusiastic, Creative, and Teamwork). Employees are expected to have compassion, to be accountable and to possess integrity and stewardship as a foundation of how we work and interact with fellow employees, residents/participants, contractors and other stakeholders.

To view all current employment opportunities, please visit our Careers page.

We offer a competitive package of employee benefit programs that supports recruitment and retention objectives and is designed to meet the changing needs of our employees. Our cafeteria Benefit Plan gives employees the opportunity to pay for certain benefits with pre-tax dollars.

DHA benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability, paid holidays, vacation, sick, flexible spending and health savings accounts, deferred compensation, retirement, and more. Your benefits can provide you with protection and security you need at any stage of life, whether you are just beginning your career, starting a family or nearing retirement.       

At DHA, you will be working in a position of public trust. For this reason, it is imperative that all new hires successfully pass a criminal background check. Additionally, certain positions at DHA require a credit check and driver license check. DHA participates in E-Verify. 

DHA strives to maintain a drug-free work environment. As a recipient of federal funds, DHA adheres to the Drug-free Workplace Act of 1988 and, accordingly, DHA conducts pre-employment drug screening as well as drug testing of employees in cases of reasonable suspicion, certain post-accident and random.

DHA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Serving the City of Durham, North Carolina