Who we are
The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver, (“DHA”) is a quasi-municipal corporation with a
portfolio of over 12,000 units and Housing Choice Vouchers (“HCV”), providing affordable housing to more
than 26,000 very low-, low- and middle-income individuals representing over 12,000 families. DHA has
transformed public housing in Denver, creating vibrant, revitalized, sustainable, transit oriented, and
mixed-income communities of choice.
Denver Housing Authority’s mission is to serve the residents of Denver by developing, owning, and
operating safe, decent and affordable housing in a manner that promotes thriving communities.
DHA owns and operates over 3,900 conventional public housing units that are subsidized by the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”), nearly 700 subsidized multi-family units, and
about 200 other locally funded housing units. DHA also administers the federal HCV program, formerly
known as “Section 8”. The HCV program combines and replaces the Section 8 Certificate Program and the
Section 8 Voucher Program and makes it possible for low-income residents to live in privately owned rental
housing throughout the city. DHA acts as an agent for HUD in this program, making subsidy payments to
the private property owners of HCV holders. DHA, on behalf of HUD, administers up to 6,900 vouchers.
DHA is governed by a nine-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor of Denver and
approved by the City Council.
Performs professional internal auditing work for the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver
(“DHA”). The Internal Auditor will be responsible for contributing to the design and implementation of audit
processes, procedures and methodologies, developing and monitoring customized audit program, planning and
performing operational audits to ensure compliance with applicable local, state and federal regulations,
corporate standards and generally accepted internal audit standards.
Work involves conducting performance, operational, financial and compliance audit projects; providing
consulting services to DHA’s management and staff; and providing input to the development of the annual
internal audit plan. Maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards and completes all internal
audit work in compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Standards for the Professional
Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).
Minimum Qualifications at the Time of Application
• Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university required.
• Three (3) years of full-time experience in internal auditing, external auditing, operations, accounting,
business analysis, or program evaluation.
• Proficient with standard concepts, procedures, protocols and methodologies within the audit field.
• Professional certification of CPA, CIA, CISA, or equivalent experience, or working towards a professional
• A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum
educational and experience requirements.
• A valid Colorado driver license is required. Eligibility to drive must be maintained in accordance
with the Personnel Policy.
Sick leave is accrued at 6 hours per month.
Vacation leave for new employees is accrued at 8 hours per month.
12 paid holidays per year with an optional paid day off. Health insurance and 125 Plan.
Group life insurance, pension plan (employer contributes an amount equal to 10% of the annual
salary), short term and long-term disability insurance are paid by DHA.
Dental plan, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, 457 pension plan and
the Roth IRA are employee paid options.
Performance based merit increases and cost of living adjustments are given depending upon
Beginning salary range:
$61,748.63/year – $77,186.11/year
How to Apply
You may apply for this position in one of the following ways:
by faxing your application and/or resume to (720) 932-3005 or
by emailing your application and/or resume to email@example.com.
Salary requirement must be included with application and/or resume.
The application form as well as more information about DHA can be found on our website:
Applications filed previously will not apply to this posting; a new one must be submitted.
Please specify the position for which you are applying. No phone calls please.
Recruitment will remain open until filled.
DENVER HOUSING AUTHORITY
1035 OSAGE STREET, 9TH FLOOR
DENVER, CO 80204
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