Decatur Housing Authority

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DHA - EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

 

 

Leasing Specialist – Public Housing

 

Reports to:  Public Housing Property Manager

 

 

Performs leasing and occupancy duties including, but not limited to, client interviews; eligibility/rent calculations, background checks, re-certifications, leasing and termination documents, and file maintenance. High level client contact.

 

REQUIREMENTSHigh School diploma or equivalency with minimum two years related experience; must be able to perform work independently with accuracy and in a timely manner, understand & follow oral and written instructions, perform arithmetic computations, input data, and complete paperwork legibly.  Must have exceptional customer service skills and be able to work with a diverse population in difficult situations.  Skill in operating standard office equipment and PC.

 

 

APPLY:  Decatur Housing Authority, 1808 E. Locust St., Decatur, IL  62521 by close of business Friday, July 2, 2021. All applications must have a current address and phone number.

 

Must be able to pass background check and drug test.

 

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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

                                        

 

Decatur Housing Authority is seeking qualified applicants.  Must have technical skills such as basic electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry and drywall.  Familiar with general maintenance, pest management and/or janitorial work tasks.

 

Must be able to perform the follow tasks:

·         Prepare vacant units for make ready condition

·         Able to work overtime and after-hours emergency calls

·         Assist in maintaining furnaces and air conditioners.  Diagnose problems and make repairs.

·         Repair electrical circuits, switches, outlets and lighting fixtures.

·         Repair plumbing fixtures such as sinks, bathtubs, toilets and sump pumps.

·         Assist with preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis.

·         Assist with the maintenance of lawns and landscaping, including mowing and snow removal as assigned.

·         Repair and maintain building exteriors and roofs as assigned.

·         Complete work orders as assigned by reflecting labor and materials

 

 Candidates with previous employment experience in apartment preparation and renovation, including cleaning, carpentry, painting, floor repair, plumbing and electrical repairs preferred.

 

REQUIREMENTS:   HS Diploma or equivalent; proven similar work experience; valid driver's license, insurability by the Authority's insurance carrier.

 

APPLY:  Decatur Housing Authority, 1808 E. Locust St., Decatur, IL  62521 by close of business Friday, July 2, 2021.  All applications must have a current address and phone number.

 

Excellent Benefits:

               • Retirement Plan          • Vacation                 • Group Health           

 

                        • Paid Holidays             • Sick Leave              • Personal Leave

 

 

 

Must be able to pass background check and drug test.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

                             

 

 

 

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Shara Le Beau, Finance Director

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Diane Hackert, Facilities Director

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