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New York City Housing Authority Interview Questions

Interviews at New York City Housing Authority

27 Interview Reviews

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    Assistant Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I interviewed with Human Resources and it was a fair interview. I described my career goals to be a Registered Architect and was drafting already on AutoCAD. I was freelancing at the time so it came easy to me.


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    Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority (New York, NY) in May 2013.

    Interview

    Submit internal application via Employee self service system and you are nplaced either on a seniority or alpha list. You are them called in to meet with a small group of individuals (generally at least one male and one female minimum) for rapid interviews every 15 minutes or so.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your biggest strength, and what is your biggest weakness.   1 Answer
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    Budget Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Three rounds of interview. If you know excel like the back of your hand, you will do fine.

    Interview Questions

    • Some nit and grit questions like if you were to analyze a trend, how would you go about it. Just say put it in excel and graph it. They aren't looking for any out of the box answers. They want their answer.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation. It was set.


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    Attorney Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority.

    Interview

    Thorough and pleasant. They read my writing sample and asked me questions about it. Also asked me questions about legal writing in general. Very friendly and very much willing to tell me about the downsides of the job, which I appreciated because it shows honesty.

    Interview Questions


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    Maintenance Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bronx, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority (Bronx, NY) in May 2016.

    Interview

    it was very pleasant and the questions were very easy to answer. I was very comfortable with the staff in the interview. i felt very self confident and actually answering my questions truthfully and with a very positive attitude. i was told in the interview about the work atmosphere and how pleasant it was to work here with other co-workers.

    Interview Questions

    • if i am available, would i work overtime or weekends. many other questions about how familiar i was to this jobfield.   1 Answer

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    Senior Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority (New York, NY) in December 2018.

    Interview

    I met with two gentlemen for the position of Senior Director of Mold Busters. They were extremely pleasant, and had a few pre-scripted questions that they took turns asking. They also asked some ad-hoc questions.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you organize your day/tasks?   1 Answer

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    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority (New York, NY) in February 2019.

    Interview

    A recruiter from India called with very limited info. A lot of unnecessary back and forth, he would call back a day later with empty updates. Would stay away from all companies that call from india. I don't work with them anymore

    Interview Questions

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    Architectural Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority (New York, NY) in October 2018.

    Interview

    I was first contacted via phone for an interview and preliminary screening. I then was interviewed by four people altogether at their downtown NY location. They asked a variety of questions pertaining to my skills, experience and technical knowledge.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you the perfect candidate for NYCHA?

      What is one of your proudest accomplishments?

      What word would best describe who you are?   Answer Question

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    Secretary Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 12+ months. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority (New York, NY) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Received a letter by mail asking me to be at 90 Church St for an interview. Got there and waited for approximately 2h30 before I was called. I signed up and gave copies of my resume. They called candidates by list number.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your strengths and weaknesses?   1 Answer

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    Secretary Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at New York City Housing Authority in September 2010.

    Interview

    The process went well.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I was called off of a list.


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