Vacancy Announcement

August 19, 2019

The Sylvester Housing Authority is now accepting applications for the position of a Maintenance Mechanic II. Applications may be picked up and returned to the Administrative Office located at 411 N. Jefferson Street Sylvester, Georgia, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. beginning Monday, August 19, 2019. Application must be received no later than 4:00pm Tuesday, September 3, 2019 or you can visit our web site at


This type of work involves the performance of semi-routine and diversified duties in connection with repairs to and maintenance of buildings and grounds requiring a wide range of skills such as carpentry repairs, minor plumbing repairs, minor electrical and painting, gas lines and appliance repairs. The incumbent may be required to work under adverse conditions such as rain, sleet, snow, heat, cold, dust, and dirt. The incumbent generally works independently and exercises a great deal of judgment in resolving problems in the act of repairing buildings and residences. The incumbent may provide work direction and guidance to a small number of laborers, assistants, and/or custodians from time to time. Duties require considerable contact with resident and contractors. Drug testing, criminal background checks and Georgia Driver’s License are required. Must have an EPA I Certification or the ability to acquire within 12 months of employment. This position is covered under Section 3 of the HUD act of 1968; HUD recipients and Section 3 residents are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Starting Pay: $13.25 per hour.


The Sylvester Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer