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.

Housing Choice Voucher Specialist

Position opening for an 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, including health, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as retirement savings opportunities. A pre-employment physical and drug screening may be required.

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.

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.