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The Housing Authority of the County of Monterey (HACM) 

Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Human Resources Department of the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey

At the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey, our HR mission is to create a workplace that celebrates diversity, fosters inclusion, and promotes professional growth. We are dedicated to attracting and retaining a talented workforce, providing a supportive environment where employees can thrive. Through strategic HR practices, we aim to empower individuals, uphold a culture of respect, and contribute to the success of our collective mission.

Thank you for considering the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey as your professional home. We look forward to the opportunity to collaborate and build a successful future together.


Explore the following links below to learn more.


Discover exciting career opportunities currently available within our organization.


Take the first step toward joining our dynamic team.


Gain insight into each role through detailed job descriptions. 


Curious about what each role at HACM brings to the table in terms of compensation?


Explore our employee benefits.


Understand the principles guiding our internal and external relationships.


For questions, guidance, or support, our Human Resources team is here to assist you.

Open Position

Discover your next career move by exploring the following opportunities.

Current Open Positions 

Click on the link above to learn more about each role and the contributions you could make to our organization.

Join us in shaping a better future. We look forward to welcoming talented individuals who share our commitment to excellence and community service. Apply now and be part of the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey team!

Open Position

Employment Application Process

We foster diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. Adhering to applicable state and federal laws, we prohibit discrimination in employment based on race, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, religion, disability, medical condition, national origin, or other protected classifications.

Explore our current job openings by clicking the link to view available positions. Ensure you complete and submit your online application today, as a duly completed and signed application is a prerequisite for consideration in all roles.

Please note that we only accept applications for positions that are currently open. Download the application by clicking the Employment Application button above or obtain a copy at our main office located at 123 Rico Street, Salinas, CA 93907.

Employment Application PDF


Employment Application Processt

Submit your completed and signed application through the following methods:

  • Email:

  • Fax: 831-753-2193

  • Mail or in-person drop-off: Housing Authority of the County of Monterey – ATTN: Human Resources, 123 Rico Street, Salinas, CA 93907.

All applications that are completed and signed, submitted by the application deadline, will undergo a thorough review of basic qualifications. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in one or more interviews. Certain positions may require candidates to undergo a skills test and/or a bilingual/bi-literate certification test.

Successful candidates will receive a conditional offer pending the satisfactory results of the following:

  • Driving (DMV) records check

  • Reference checks

  • Pre-employment medical examination, including a rapid drug screen.

  • Criminal background check

It is important to note that no applicant will be denied employment solely based on the conviction of a criminal offense. However, the nature of the offense, the date it occurred, the surrounding circumstances, and its relevance to the position(s) applied for may be taken into consideration.

Thank you for considering the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey as your professional home. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to collaborate and forge a successful future together.​

Job Descriptions

As we strive to build a diverse and talented workforce, we invite you to delve into the detailed descriptions of our various positions.

Why Explore Job Descriptions with Us?
  1. Informed Decision-Making: Gain comprehensive insights into the responsibilities, qualifications, and expectations associated with each role. Make informed decisions about your career path within our organization.

  2. Transparency: We believe in transparency and want you to have a clear understanding of what each position entails. Our detailed job descriptions provide a thorough overview, ensuring alignment between your skills and our organizational needs.

  3. Career Growth: Explore opportunities for professional development and growth within our organization. Each role plays a crucial part in achieving our mission, and your unique skills could contribute significantly.

How to Navigate Job Descriptions:

Click on the links below to explore detailed job descriptions for our current openings:

Job Description PDF Links

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Pay Ranges by Position

At the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey (HACM), we believe in recognizing and rewarding the exceptional talent that fuels our success. As part of our commitment to transparency and employee well-being, we are delighted to share our competitive pay ranges for each position within our agency.

Why Choose HACM?

  • Competitive Compensation: We offer industry-competitive pay ranges that reflect the value we place on the skills, dedication, and expertise of our diverse workforce.

  • Transparent Structure: Our commitment to transparency extends to our pay structure. We believe in providing our employees with a clear understanding of how their compensation aligns with their roles and responsibilities.

  • Inclusive Approach: At HACM, we recognize the importance of fostering an inclusive workplace. Our pay ranges are designed to reflect our dedication to fair and equitable compensation for all employees.

  • Career Growth: As you progress in your career with us, our pay ranges are designed to accommodate your professional development, ensuring that your contributions are recognized and rewarded appropriately.

Click here to view Pay Ranges:

Exempt Salary Ranges

Non-Exempt Salary Ranges

Pay Rages by Position

Employee Benefits Overview

At the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey (HACM), we value our employees and are committed to providing comprehensive benefits that support their well-being and professional growth. HACM covers 100% of the premium for medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as life insurance for eligible employees. A portion of dependent premiums is also covered. Here's an overview of the benefits we offer:

Paid Vacation:
  • 0-2 Years of Service: 3.69 hours per pay period

  • 3-9 Years of Service: 4.61 hours per pay period

  • 10-20 Years of Service: 6.15 hours per pay period

  • After 20 Years of Service: 7.69 hours per pay period


Vacation days accrue from the first day of employment and are available for use at the completion of the new hire probationary period.

Paid Sick Leave:
  • 3.08 hours per pay period

Accrual begins from the first day of employment.

Available Retirement Plans:

401(a) Retirement Plan:

  • Eligible employees may start contributing after six months of service.

  • After one year of service, those contributing a minimum of 1.1% (13% maximum) to the Empower Retirement Plan are eligible to receive an employer contribution.


457(b) Retirement Plan:

  • Eligible employees may contribute on a pre-tax basis. There is no employer contribution to this plan.

In addition to our standard benefits, we are pleased to offer additional options to further support your financial goals.


AFLAC Plans:

As part of our commitment to your well-being, we provide access to AFLAC plans, giving you the opportunity to customize your coverage and address specific financial needs beyond our standard offerings.


Flexible Spending Account (FSA):

In line with our commitment to flexibility and choice, employees have the option to contribute to a Flexible Spending Account (FSA). An FSA allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars for qualified medical or dependent care expenses, providing you with valuable tax savings.

We believe in empowering our employees with choices that align with their individual needs. For more information on AFLAC plans or details on how to contribute to a Flexible Spending Account, please contact our HR team. We are here to assist you in maximizing the benefits that best suit your unique circumstances.

Paid Holidays:
  • New Year’s Day

  • Martin Luther King Day

  • President’s Day

  • Cesar Chavez Birthday

  • Memorial Day

  • Juneteenth

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Indigenous Peoples Day

  • Veterans Day

  • Day before Thanksgiving

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Day after Thanksgiving

  • Day before Christmas Eve

  • Christmas Eve

  • Christmas Day

  • Day after Christmas Day


We are proud to offer these benefits to enhance the overall well-being and job satisfaction of our dedicated employees at HACM.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

We prioritize transparency and collaboration in our work environment. As part of our commitment to fostering positive relationships, we have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SEIU Local 521.

This MOU outlines the shared values, principles, and commitments between the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey and SEIU Local 521, reflecting our dedication to a harmonious and productive working relationship.

We believe in the power of collaboration, and this document represents our mutual understanding to work together effectively for the benefit of our employees and the communities we serve.

For any questions or clarifications regarding the MOU, please feel free to reach out to our HR team. We value open communication and are here to provide the information you need.

Thank you for being a part of our collaborative and inclusive workplace at the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey.

To review the details of our MOU with SEIU Local 521, please click here.

HR Contact Information

Welcome to the Human Resources Department at the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey. We are here to assist you with any inquiries, guidance, or support you may need. Whether you are a current employee seeking assistance or a prospective candidate with questions, our dedicated HR team is ready to help.

How to Reach Us:

If you have any HR-related queries, please feel free to reach out to our team using the following contact options:

  • Email:

  • Phone: (831) 775-5000

  • In-Person: Visit our main office at 123 Rico Street, Salinas, CA 93907

Office Hours:

Our HR team is available during regular office hours to address your needs. Please be advised that the agency is closed every other Friday. Should you need assistance outside of these hours, please leave a voicemail or send an email, and we will get back to you promptly.

Your HR Contacts:
  • Daniel Reyna, Human Resources Administrative Assistant

  • James Maynard-Cabrera, Director of Human Resources


Feel free to contact us for matters related to employment, benefits, career opportunities, or any general inquiries. We are here to ensure a positive and supportive experience for all our employees and potential team members.

Thank you for considering the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey as your professional home. We look forward to assisting you on your journey with us!

Employee Benefit Overview
HR Contact Information
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