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.

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 $38,000.00 with an excellent benefits including medical, life, dental, vision and retirement plans. Applications or resumes should be sent to lhaemploy@lexha.org. Application deadline: May 13, 2022.

Maintenance 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 $31,200.00 with an excellent benefits package.

Maintenance Technician II

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 range begins at $32,000.00 with an excellent benefits package.

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.