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The CHA is accepting applications for the newly renovated Bear Creek Apartments.
• 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Units Available
• Modern Newly Renovated Units
• Rent Based on Income *
• Low Initial Security Deposit
• Energy Efficient & New Appliances
• Washer & Dryer Hookups
• Park & Laundry Facility
• Resident Services & Family Self-Sufficiency Programs
* Qualified applicants must be low-income.

Apply now at:

The Columbia Housing Authority
201 Switzler Street, Columbia
(573) 443-2556

You Should Know

CHA provides housing assistance to over 1,900 families in Columbia and Boone County.

Families pay 30% of their adjusted household income for rent.

Our Family Self-Sufficiency Programs help families develop five-year plans for self-sufficiency.

Contact Us

201 Switzler St.
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-2556 phone
(800) 735-2966 TTY Relay

Building Maintenance I

Department/Division:  Maintenance/Paquin Tower

Job Title:  Building Maintenance I

Wage Range:  $13.00 – $16.00 /Hourly

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 28, 2017

Starting Date:  As Soon As Possible

Summary of Position: Performs maintenance, grounds care, unit restoration and custodial duties as assigned. Performs maintenance operations including unit rehabilitation, system inspections, work order resolution, asset preservation and HVAC repairs. An incumbent is expected to have knowledge of manual skills in repairing such items as plumbing and heating valves and pipes, electrical switches, stoves, and refrigerators, windows, doors, and other wood materials, mechanical equipment (e.g., snow blowers, power mowers, hedge clippers), and in carrying out a full set of maintenance duties, may be required to work under hazardous and adverse conditions such as sleet, snow, heat, cold, dust and dirt.  Duties include, but are not limited to: mowing with push-type and riding mowers, edging, trimming, raking and debris pick-up, re-seeding, fertilizing, installing and repairing curbing, pavement and sidewalks, performing lesser repairs, cleaning out vacant units, painting, patching, laying tile, cleaning appliances, performing semi-skilled activities such as appliance repair, carpentry repair, electrical repair, mechanical repair, painting, plumbing repair, cleaning offices and common area in project offices, providing labor support to other maintenance workers and any other tasks as assigned.  Building Maintenance I is to dress appropriately for the weather.

Application deadline 04/28/17. Application and job description available at Columbia Housing Authority, 201 Switzler St, Columbia, or, ADA accommodations, EOE.

Partial Listing of Minimum Qualifications: 

High School diploma or its equivalent. Combined experience totaling two years in two or more skilled trade areas involving building and equipment maintenance work or equivalent combinations of technical training and experience to meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have a valid Missouri vehicle operator’s license and be capable of obtaining a valid state of Missouri commercial vehicle operator’s license. Must be bondable and insurable. Must be able to read and write competently.  Must be willing to travel overnight for a minimum of 15 days annually for training or attendance at conferences / workshops. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Must be able to obtain and maintain a bank account for direct deposit of payroll as mandated by the Board of Commissioners.

Complete Job Description and Requirements Below:

Please submit the following documents by 5:00pm on Friday, April 28, 2017

Please direct inquiries to:

Amy McNulty, Human Resource Manager


For accommodations related to disability call (573) 443-2556, ext. 1120