Employment FAQs

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How can I find out about employment opportunities with HADC?

Employment opportunities with the Housing Authority of DeKalb County (HADC) can be obtained from:

  • job listings on our website, or
  • job postings in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution

All postings are updated as positions become available.

When does recruitment for posted positions end?

The Housing Authority typically post positions for two weeks. If there is an exception to this length of time, it will be included in the position advertisement. The Housing Authority reposts jobs if an insufficient number of qualified applicants have applied for an opening. Once a sufficient applicant pool is created, no further applications are accepted.

How do I apply for employment with HADC?

The Housing Authority of DeKalb County (HADC) accepts applications only for posted positions. Applications must be submitted before the closing date listed in the job posting. You may apply one of the following ways:

  • By faxing a resume and a cover letter;
  • By submitting an application online;
  • By downloading an employment application or picking up an application at HADC's Central Office and faxing or mailing it to us;
  • By mailing a cover letter and resume to us; or
  • By emailing a cover letter and resume to our .

Mail applications to:
Attn: Human Resources
Housing Authority of DeKalb County
750 Commerce Drive, Suite 201
Decatur, GA 30030

Fax applications to:
Attn: Human Resources
404-270-2550

What happens after I submit my application?

The application is forwarded to the Housing Authority's Human Resources Department. All applications received are screened and then forwarded to the appropriate manager for further screening. After the manager identifies the applicants to be interviewed, the selected candidates will be contacted to arrange interview appointments. Once a selection is made, all interviewed candidates will be notified of the decision.

How can I find out about the status of my application?

Because of the large number of applications received, the Housing Authority of DeKalb Count6 (HADC) does not notify an applicant as to the receipt of their application, if it was received by the closing date, or if someone else was selected for the opening. Only interviewed candidates are notified of the decision.

How long will my application remain active?

Applications are kept on file for one year. During that period, you do not have to submit a new application to apply for any other job posting. Instead, express your interest in writing to notify our staff that you would like to be considered for another opening. An applicant is responsible for contacting us if they wish to be considered for a specific opening.

The Housing Authority of DeKalb County (HADC) may contact qualified applicants to inquire if they have an interest in a particular job opening.