Affordable Housing for Athens-Clarke County, Georgia


When available, employment opportunities with the Athens Housing Authority are advertised in the Athens-Banner Herald and on the website. Some positions may also be advertised in professional journals and other newspapers and periodicals. Directions for applying will be included in those advertisements.

The Athens Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



The Athens Housing Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Mechanic position.

Position performs semi-routine and diversified duties in connection with repairs to and maintenance of buildings and grounds requiring many skills found at the journeyman level such as carpentry for woodwork repairs, plumbing repairs, electrical and painting work.

Successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of and manual skills in repairing items including plumbing and heating valves and pipes, electrical switches, stoves, and refrigerators; windows, doors, and other wood materials, and mechanical equipment. HVAC certification desirable.  Experience essential.  Full benefit package offered.

Applicant must hold a valid Georgia Driver’s license, must pass background checks, physical and drug screening and be bondable and insurable by the Authority’s insurance carrier.

Beginning Salary:  $19.03 p/h +       Dependent upon Experience

Uniforms provided.  Full benefit package offered.

Application packets may be obtained in person from the Authority Reception Desk, 300 S. Rocksprings Street, Athens, Georgia from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; or may be downloaded HERE:  EMPLOYEE APPLICATION.  No phone inquiries accepted.

Section 3 persons are encouraged to apply, Position Open Until Filled.

Equal Employment Employer: F/M/Disability/Vet



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