The Housing Authority of the City of Americus has been participating in the federal E-Verify program since 10/24/2008. Our E-Verify User Number is 160424.
This means that all new hires will be checked through the e-verify system to determine their employment eligibility. Also in accordance with the State of Georgia's HB87 requirements all contractors for public works type of work must participate in the e-verify program and provide a signed affidavit prior to acceptance of their bids or before work begins.
The Housing Authority of the City of Americus is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Maintenance Mechanic. This position involves the performance of 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. Preference will be given to applicants that are certified in HVAC work and certified in handling R-22 and R-410 Freon. Additional preference will be given to applicants that hold a State of Georgia HVAC contractor license. Education and Experience requirements include graduation from high school or GED equivalent, two or more years’ proven experience in a journeyman level craftsman in one or more of the building trades or equivalent, and have a valid class C or better driver’s license and have a driver record with no major violations. Minimum starting salary is $16.53 per hour plus benefits. Interested persons must submit a complete job application at the Housing Authority of Americus, 825 N. Mayo St., Americus, Ga. 31709. Applications must be received by September 1, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. local time. Successful applicant will have to successfully complete a drug screening test, a criminal background check, a driver’s history check, and a credit check review. The Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Request for Quotes:
The Housing Authority of Americus (HAA) is accepting quotes for the renovation of 34 kitchens at its’ Forrest St. Apartments, Russell St Apartments and the Dudley St. Apartments. The Contractor shall provide all the labor, material, and services to accomplish this requirement. Contractor shall remove and replace the existing kitchen cabinets with new all plywood severe use grade cabinetry. Severe use is a designation that the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) uses for Public Housing units. Countertops shall be of a solid surface type of material. Specifications can be obtained from the HAA office at 825 N. Mayo St. or can be downloaded from our website. Quotes are due by the close of business on January 5, 2022. Questions and/or to request a site visit please call (229) 924-9073 or Gary Woods (229) 938-6648.