Employment Opportunities

Accountant

Organized and responsible accounting professional needed for duties which include periodic reporting on various HUD grants, performs a variety of reconciliations which include bank and general ledger, assists in all audit preparations and updating and maintaining fixed assets. Considerable knowledge of GAAP, GASB and other accounting methods as required for Federal reporting. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Degree in Accounting required. Three years in an accounting work environment is preferred.

A combination of education, experience and training will be considered in order to meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Beginning salary $48,000.00 with an generous benefit and retirement package. Work in a friendly environment with your own office space. Resumes or applications may be sent to Lhaemploy@lexha.org and will be accepted through June 14, 2021. A printable application is available below.

Housing Manager

Vital supervisory position managing operations of a portfolio consisting of Public Housing, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), Project-Based Voucher (PBV) and market-rate housing units for the Lexington Housing Authority (LHA). Position duties consist of supervision of clerical, supportive services and maintenance staff. Responsible for assuring excellence in tenant service in rental application, orientation and re-certification processes. Supervises the completion of all rental unit inspections, preparation of required weekly, monthly and annual reports. Must track revenue and costs of the management office and make monthly report presentations to the governing Board of Commissioners. Candidate chosen will possess leadership and training skills, with general statistical and bookkeeping knowledge. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with their staff, co-workers, officials, suppliers, residents, and the public.

A bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or social sciences and five (5) years related Public Housing, LIHTC and PBV management experience in supervising three (3) or more employees preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training and housing management experience may be considered. A Public Housing Manager Certification will be required to be obtained within one (1) year of date of hire.

Salary range starts at $48,000.00 and includes a generous benefits and retirement package. Applications obtained through the LHA will be considered and will be accepted at the LHA Central Office or may be sent to Lhaemploy@lexha.org, by June 1, 2021. A printable application can be found below, or a detailed resume may be submitted.

Lexington Housing Authority

300 W. New Circle Road

Lexington, KY 40505

(859) 281-5061




An application is required for consideration for a possible interview for any open position. Due to the number of applications we receive our practice is to contact only the most qualified applicants during the hiring process. We do not maintain employment applications for other positions that may become vacant at a later time.