The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the goals and objectives of the Housing Authority of Covington, by promoting a work environment characterized by fair treatment, open communications, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect.
We will endeavor to provide solutions to workplace issues that optimize the mission, vision and operating principles of the organization.

The Human Resources Department oversees the following functions:

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The Housing Authority of Covington seeks qualified individuals who are passionate about our mission and willing to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment.

POSITION:

MAKE-READY TECHNICIAN

REPORTS TO:

RENOVATIONS SUPERVISOR

DATE:

5/12/2020

FLSA:

NON-EXEMPT

# HOURS/ WEEK:

20-40 

WAGE RATE:

$15.00/HOUR

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for helping prepare vacant rental apartments for occupancy. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Remove household items left behind by tenant, as needed, for disposal in on-site dumpsters.
  2. Deep clean vacant apartments, including all cabinets inside and out, counters, closets, shelving, windows and tracks, sills, shades, bathroom fixtures and tile, kitchen appliances inside and out, light fixtures and floors.
  3. Strip and wax floors.
  4. Clean outside doors, screens, porch lights and mail box. Clean /rinse out garbage cans inside and out.
  5. Record apartment items in need of repair and report to Renovations Supervisor.
  6. Pick up needed cleaning supplies from warehouse as needed.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Knowledge of cleaning materials and methods required.
  2. Ability to exercise care and safe handling of materials, equipment and tools.
  3. Renovations experience a plus.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, residents and the general public.
  5. Ability to work as a team.
  6. Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs., climb, stoop, stand, carry, load and unload, move large items and other related physical activities common in maintaining supplies and materials.
  7. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in inclement weather including but not limited to freezing temperatures, 90+ degree temperatures, rain and snow.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. One to two years cleaning experience required.
  3. Must be bondable.
  4. Must have a valid driver’s license.

POSITION:

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II

REPORTS TO:

Foreman

REVISED DATE:

5/31/17

FLSA:

NON-EXEMPT

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for the proper and timely completion of a wide range of maintenance/repair/construction related tasks. This is a general classification for maintenance employees with advanced working knowledge in two or more building trades. This position must have the ability to instruct other maintenance employees. The Maintenance Mechanic II is responsible to dress for the weather.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Train other maintenance personnel on a wide range of maintenance, repair and construction related tasks for work orders and apartment renovations. May inspect final work of maintenance employees.
  2. Perform, instruct or assist others to perform all required work on work orders and apartment renovations (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, repairs, painting, space temperature, HVAC, etc.).
  3. Perform required planned and corrective maintenance to building surfaces, fixtures, systems, masonry, HVAC and equipment.
  4. Perform planned equipment, electrical, plumbing, boilers, domestic hot water system and HVAC maintenance tasks.
  5. Assist in inspecting apartments to determine necessary maintenance work.
  6. Perform necessary manual labor to keep the housing developments in a decent, safe and sanitary condition.
  7. Troubleshoot maintenance, electric and boiler system problems.
  8. Operate and make apartment/building repairs in accordance with local, state and national codes.
  9. Participate in off-shift and weekend emergency maintenance coverage.
  10. May be asked to fill in for the Foreman.
  11. Perform welding, braising, fabrication of different types of materials.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Must have a solid knowledge of the principles, practices, tools and materials used in two or more building trades (i.e. carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry, heating or electrical trades).
  2. Working knowledge and ability to fix minor boiler problems.
  3. Practical knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures of the trade.
  4. Skilled in the use and care of hand tools and electrical tools required in building and equipment maintenance and construction work.
  5. Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs., climb, stoop, stand, carry, load and unload, move large items and other related physical activities common to maintenance work.
  6. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, residents and the general public.
  7. Ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
  8. Ability to operate heavy equipment such as backhoe, grader, etc., in a proficient, safe and professional manner.
  9. Must possess or have the ability to attain the knowledge of HAC’s water and gas distribution system and ability to make repairs.
  10. Must possess or have the ability to attain the knowledge of HAC’s cathodic protection systems and ability to make repairs.
  11. Good communication skills both oral and written.
  12. Ability to teach and disseminate information to other maintenance employees.
  13. Ability to work as part of a team.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Must possess an advanced working knowledge of two or more trades with the ability to instruct others in those trades.
  3. Must acquire Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician certification within one year of employment.
  4. Must have a valid vehicle operator’s license.
  5. Must be bondable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs. climb, stoop, stand, carry, load and unload, move large items and other related physical activities common to maintenance work.
  2. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in inclement weather including but not limited to freezing temperatures, 90 + degree temperatures, rain and snow.

POSITION:

HOUSING INSPECTOR

REPORTS TO:

DIRECTOR/OPERATIONS

DATE:

5/15/2020

FLSA:

NON-EXEMPT

# HOURS/ WEEK:

40 

WAGE RATE:

$17.50/HOUR

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for inspecting both occupied and vacant rental apartments on a semi-annual basis, making certain the agency is adhering to all HUD regulations regarding Housing Quality Standards (HQS). The Housing Inspector’s primary role is to ensure all apartments are in “safe, decent and sanitary” condition prior to and during tenant occupancy. As such, the Housing Inspector will be working closely with each Property Manager to schedule tenant inspections, assess unit conditions, report unit deficiencies, and prepare a detailed accounting of tenant charges, when warranted. This work requires good communications skills, a high degree of confidentiality, and the ability to maintain a professional demeanor. This position also requires a great attention to detail and accuracy when entering inspection data to the agency work order system.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Schedule and conduct annual inspections / re-inspections relative to HUD HQS housing guidelines. Report building deficiencies and necessary repair work via the work order system.
  2. Report any violations which are life threatening and/or not in compliance with preset standards (such as housekeeping violations) to the Property Manager.
  3. Inspect vacant units and unit transfers to determine if repairs are necessary as well as whether tenant charges for repair work is warranted.
  4. Re-inspect vacant units after all renovation work is completed to determine if unit is ready for re-occupancy.
  5. Assist with HAC Orientations to communicate the intent of the inspection program to future residents.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Knowledge of HUD Housing Quality Standards (HQS). If not presently certified, must become HQS-certified within 3 months.
  2. Ability to work effectively with all types of people and to maintain composure under pressure.
  3. Ability to detect building defects and/or assess unit compliance with HQS.
  4. Knowledge of preventive maintenance activities in large, multi-family rental communities.
  5. Ability to inspect and determine the need for maintenance.
  6. Ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
  7. Skilled in scheduling work assignments and coordinating with relevant parties.
  8. All tenant and inspection information is strictly confidential. Housing inspectors are required to sign a confidentiality agreement.
  9. Must be able to work flexible hours.
  10. Must possess the physical ability to be highly mobile and inspect multiple apartment units over extended periods of time.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Associates degree in business, preferred, or three – five (3-5) years’ experience in either the real estate appraisal, building maintenance, or construction fields.
  2. Or any combination of training and experience that equates to the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  3. Must be able to walk, sit, bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, turn, climb and lift up to 20 pounds.
  4. Must have a valid State of Kentucky vehicle operator’s license.
  5. Must be bondable.

POSITION:

WAREHOUSE CLERK/COURIER

REPORTS TO:

PROCUREMENT OFFICER/CAPITAL ASSET MANAGER

DATE:

5/12/2020

FLSA:

NON-EXEMPT

# HOURS/ WEEK:

40  (30 AT WAREHOUSE, 10 AT MAIN OFFICE)

WAGE RATE:

$15.00/HOUR

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for warehouse and administrative support, including pulling materials, stocking, and delivery of supplies and mail within a 5 mile radius.  A valid driver’s license is required to operate company vehicles

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Pull materials from warehouse shelving and/or storage for Renovations and Maintenance staff and/or Contractors.
  2. Receive materials as incoming shipments, signing for and counting the materials, putting materials away in proper locations and ensure materials are not damaged.
  3. Assist with inventory counts.
  4. Keep shop clean and orderly. Make sure dock is cleared off as soon as possible.
  5. Pull materials for restocking each van once a week.
  6. Keep all shelves organized and straight will all items in proper locations.
  7. Deliver and pick up mail, materials and supplies as needed.
  8. Conduct mail and/or bank runs daily and separate and process mail as necessary.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Warehouse experience preferred.
  2. Knowledge of construction and cleaning materials a plus.
  3. Ability to exercise care in the use of warehouse equipment and inventory.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.
  5. Ability to stock and retrieve items in the warehouse as required: Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs., climb, stoop, stand, carry, load and unload, move large items and other related physical activities common in maintaining supplies and materials.
  6. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in inclement weather including but not limited to freezing temperatures, 90+ degree temperatures, rain and snow.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. One to two years warehouse experience preferred.
  3. Must be bondable.
  4. Must have a valid driver’s license.
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