Employment Opportunities

Applications for open positions will be accepted and may be sent to lhaemploy@lexha.org. A printable application is available by clicking the link at the bottom of the page. The candidate hired will receive a bonus of $750.00 upon completion of six months employment, with an additional $750.00 to be paid after one full year of employment.

Applications or resumes may be sent to lhaemploy @ lexha.org. Printable applications may be found below. A pre-employment physical and drug screening may be required.

Accounting Assistant

Office position performing varied accounting clerical duties. Processes all payments received, makes daily deposits, audits and pays all utility invoices, processes monthly tenant statements and late notices as needed. Provides coverage for the receptionist regularly and prepares outgoing checks for mailing. Processes month end reports. Interacts with clients and co-workers as needed. Uses standard computer keyboarding skills in Word, Excel, and Outlook programs. Makes moderately complex computations with speed and accuracy. Uses knowledge of accounting principles and practices. An Associate degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. Beginning annual salary is $41,370.00 with excellent benefits including medical, life, dental, vision and retirement plans.   

Office Specialist

Seeking individual who can prioritize work in a fast-paced environment while also performing administrative support; processing maintenance work orders, general office work as well as greeting clients at a housing management site. Assists staff members and manager in research on computer, reviewing applicant information, copying, faxing and preparing mailing materials. High school diploma with two years of clerical experience and past work with Excel and Microsoft Word required. Experience in a busy office environment working with the public in assisted housing programs a plus. We seek an organized individual for this full-time position. Beginning salary is $32,760.00 annually with an excellent benefit package which includes individual paid health, vision, dental and life insurance.

Maintenance Service Technician I  

Routine custodial and grounds keeping maintenance positions open. Work includes cleaning vacant apartments and offices, moving furniture, and providing general labor. Applicants should have experience in methods and equipment used in custodial cleaning. Mowing, edging, trimming and raking will be required. Should have some experience in general maintenance of mowers, blowers and chain saws. The ability to follow oral and written instructions and perform moderately heavy manual work required. Should be able to show ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees, supervisors and tenants. Must possess a valid KY driver license. Beginning salary is $33,705.00 with an excellent benefits package including paid health, vision, dental and life insurance. 

Lexington Housing Authority

300 W. New Circle Road

Lexington, KY 40505

(859) 281-5061

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