Employee Benefits

Benefit Information

Employees of the Authority enjoy a competitive fringe benefit program.

  • SICK LEAVE is accrued at the rate of one day per month.
  • VACATION LEAVE for new employees is accrued at the rate of 10 days each year.
  • Management, supervisory, professional and confidential employees are also entitled to a management benefit package allowance and five days of administrative leave per year.
  • PAID HOLIDAYS - There are 13 and one half each year.
  • RETIREMENT - The Authority is a member of CalPE​RS​ Retirement System. The Authority participates in Social Security and Deferred Compensation plans are also available to employees at their option.
  • GROUP LIFE INSURANCE is fully paid by the Authority.
  • HEALTH, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE are available. The Authority pays up to 100% of the least costly family plan premiums for all employees.​

Equal Opportunity Employer

In accordance with federal and state laws, the Oakland Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran's status or disability in the employment or the provision of services.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Oakland Housing Authority is committed to making reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. Individuals requesting reasonable accommodation in the examination process must do so no later than five (5) working days after the point of invitation by the Authority to an examination. Applicants with special needs, please call the Human Resources Department at (510) 874-1575 (voice) or (510) 832-7331 (TDD).