Employment Opportunities

Housing Choice Voucher Specialist
Position opening for an independent, organized and customer service-oriented individual who will work to certify new and existing clients in busy local housing program. The ideal candidate will possess analytical and moderately complex clerical skills. Responsible for providing support to management and other staff members. The ability to work effectively with the public and landlords in determining eligibility for programs is required. Candidate should have a proven record of dealing courteously and tactfully with many kinds of people. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. A knowledge of, or ability to learn assisted housing programs is preferred. High school diploma required, with bachelor’s degree in business, or related field plus two years interviewing experience in position with a public agency preferred. Beginning salary is $32,000.00 with an excellent benefits package.

Applications or resumes may be sent to lhaemploy@lexha.org through Monday, September 21, 2020. A printable application is available below.  A pre-employment physical and drug screening may be required.

Maintenance Technician II
Reliable semi-skilled trades maintenance worker needed to perform a variety of routine and minor maintenance, repair and construction tasks including but not limited to plumbing, carpentry, electrical repairs and landscaping.

Performs daily tasks involving inspection and repair of carpentry, appliances, plumbing and electrical devices, utilizing a wide range of tools. Requirements include skill in use of common hand tools, ability to follow oral and written communications, and to communicate in writing. Must perform moderately heavy manual work. Will occasionally be required to perform some cleaning and grounds maintenance. The proven ability to maintain working relationships with clients and employees is required. Must possess a valid Kentucky driver license. The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, with experience in building maintenance work. Salary begins at $32,000.00 with an excellent benefits package including health, dental, life insurance and retirement savings opportunities.

Applications or resumes will be accepted at the Lexington Housing Authority hiring email address, Lhaemploy@lexha.org. 
A printable application is available below.  Deadline for application September 18, 2020. Pre-employment physical and drug screening may be required. 

Maintenance Technician I
Custodial and groundskeeping maintenance position open. Work includes cleaning vacant apartments and offices, moving furniture and providing general labor. Applicants should have experience with methods and equipment used in custodial cleaning. Outdoor grounds maintenance required. The ability to follow oral and written instructions and perform moderately heavy manual work required. Should be able to demonstrate good past working relationships with other employees, supervisors and tenants. Must possess a valid KY driver license. Beginning annual salary is $27,000.00, with excellent fringe benefits.

Applications are preferred but a detailed resume’ will be accepted. 
A printable application is available below.  Scan and send to Lhaemploy@lexha.org. Please don’t apply in person as our offices are currently closed to the public. Deadline September 18, 2020. Pre-employment physical examination and drug testing may be required.

Lexington Housing Authority
300 W. New Circle Road
Lexington, KY 40505