This position supports the Controller in the management of the daily accounting transactions of the Authority utilizing established accounting systems, policies and procedures.   Performs monthly financial tasks and reconciliations that are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Provides direct oversight of daily work activities of the Accounting Specialist position.  Requires any combination equivalent to bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field and eight (8) years increasingly responsible financial accounting experience in an organization; advanced proficiency in use of Excel; valid Washington or Oregon State driver's license.  Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) desirable.  Wage rage is $16.81-$26.06 per hour depending on qualifications.

Performs accounts payable and receivable functions, accurately and timely, using a computerized accounting system.  Ensures all proper support documentation accompanies purchase order/invoice for payment. Responsible for tracking and engaging in aggressive collection procedures.  Requires AA degree in accounting or higher; minimum of two (2) years work experience as full charge bookkeeper, accounts payable or accounts receivable specialist; advanced proficiency in use of Excel; valid Washington or Oregon State driver's license.  Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) desirable.  Wage range is $13.07-$20.26 per hour depending on qualifications


Follows an outlined routine work schedule; performs general custodial duties at apartment building common areas necessary to maintain efficient operations; assists in the preparation of vacated housing units for rental.  Must have valid Washington or Oregon State driver's license.  Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) desirable.  Wage range is $11.00-$17.05 per hour, depending on qualifications, plus full benefit package including retirement. 

To apply, submit the original Walla Walla Housing Authority Employment Application, resume, list of professional references and current 3-year abstract driving record for employment eligibility to:  Administrative Services Director, Walla Walla Housing Authority, 501 Cayuse St, Walla Walla WA  99362.  For more information or questions please contact Human Resources at 509.522.7815 or RosannaM@wallawallaha.org.  Positions will remain open until filled.

Walla Walla Housing Authority offers its employees:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement through the Washington State Department of Retirement System (in lieu of Social Security withholding); plus a one-time duty related death benefit
  • Paid Time-Off (PTO) (in lieu of vacation, annual and/or sick leave) for employees to use as they determine best fits their personal needs.  PTO begins to accrue after the first full calendar month of employment.
  • Paid holidays include:  New Year's Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Presidents Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day and the day after; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; Annual Floating Holiday (employee chooses date to use during the current calendar year).