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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


  • Current vacant positions are posted on this web-site, at CRHA property management and resident services offices, and/or advertised in the Sunday edition of the Virginian Pilot and weekly edition of the New Journal and Guide

  • Positions are posted a minimum of five work days; individual postings will reflect close date (CRHA reserves the right to close recruitment for posted positions without notice) 

  • Applications must be received by close of business on the close date to be considered 

  • CRHA applications may be picked up at the central office, Resident Services office, or by clicking here to download 

  • Applications may be submitted in person, by mail, by fax, or by e-mail 

  • CRHA will accept applications for posted positions only 

  • Applications will remain active for one year; it is the applicant’s responsibility to notify HR if they would like their application considered for a new posting; CRHA reserves the right to search the active files for qualified individuals for new postings and contact them to see if they have an interest in the newly posted position; CRHA also reserves the right to interview from the active file of a specific position should that position become vacant within three months of being filled 

  • Interviewed applicants will be notified when the position they have applied for has been filled.


Section 3 Information

Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. The purpose of Section 3 to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with existing Federal, State and local laws and regulations, be directed to low- and very low income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing, and to business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons.

Contact Information:

  • Nancy L. Tarkenton, Assistant to the Director

  • 1468 S. Military Highway

  • Chesapeake, VA 23320

  • 757-233-6411

  • Fax-757-523-1601

  • e-mail nancy_tarkenton@crhava.org


Current Vacancies

Construction Project Manager

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking an experienced & motivated individual to perform construction management activities involving residential rehabilitation projects & the capital fund program.  Responsibilities include project planning, assessing conditions, cost estimating, work specification development, and construction monitoring.  Requires any combination of education and experience equal to graduation from college  with major coursework in construction related discipline, plus residential construction management experience.  Must possess a valid VA driver’s license.  $35,875 to start/good benefits.  Apply to CRHA, 1468 S. Military Hwy Chesapeake, VA 23320, Fax (757) 523-1601 or e-mail nancy_tarkenton@crhava.org.  Hearing impaired use VA Relay 711.  Position open until filled.  EOE; Preference given to qualified Section 3 Residents. 

Maintenance Laborer

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking experienced and motivated individuals to perform un- and semi-skilled maintenance work in grounds maintenance and basic property upkeep. Requires HS diploma or equivalent, combined with 1-2 years exp with basic maintenance skills.  Must possess a valid VA driver’s license.  $12.32 per hour.  Apply to CRHA, 1468 S. Military Hwy Chesapeake, VA 23320, fax (757)-523-1601 or e-mail nancy_tarkenton@crhava.org.  Hearing impaired used VA Relay 711. Position open until filled.  EOE; Preference given to qualified Section 3 Residents.

Maintenance Mechanic I

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking experienced and motivated individuals to perform skilled maintenance work in in plumbing, electrical, automotive, and structural systems/equipment, basic HVAC,grounds maintenance and basic property upkeep. Requires HS diploma or equivalent, combined with 2-3 years exp with the listed maintenance skills.  Must possess a valid VA driver’s license.  $16.83 per hour.  Apply to CRHA, 1468 S. Military Hwy Chesapeake, VA 23320, fax (757)-523-1601 or e-mail nancy_tarkenton@crhava.org.  Hearing impaired used VA Relay 711. Position open until filled.  EOE; Preference given to qualified Section 3 Residents.