2751 Fifth Street
P.O. Box 231,
Berwick, La. 70342

Office: (985) 385-1546    
Fax: (985) 385-5840

8:00am - 4pm
Closed 12pm - 1pm

Berwick Housing Authority

Maintenance Repairman I Qualifications

Background Information

The Maintenance Repairman I position requires a maintenance man who is ready and willing to do the best job he or she can in assisting the residents, maintaining the general work area, and conductive preventive maintenance on and in the housing authority units and development. The agency is comprised of 128 housing units.

This not a hard job, but a job that requires you to have a daily job task in order from Monday thru Friday. The job does require an individual to be on call every other weekend.  Payment for call-outs will be paid time and ½ when called out.  The worker must clock in to receive payment for the callout unless the call is an emergency which will require the employee to go directly to the unit. The Berwick Housing Authority will supply a cellular phone to the individual on call and a maintenance truck will be allowed to be taken home during the week of being on call, making sure that all mileage is kept  on a daily bases on the truck with the mileage sheets being turned in at the end of the week.

This job is not a get rich quick job, but a secure job that has excellent benefits.

Job Benefits

  • Full Time Position
  • Paid Vacation (After 1 year)
  • Paid Insurance for all family members (under the age of 26) and living in your household
  • 401 K Retirement Account (Enrollment after 90 days with the company with a matching 4% from the housing authority).

Civil Service 24 month review of work performance will be completed

Starting pay will be based upon La. State Civil Service and documented certifications from and Accredited Agency.

Requirements

  • All applicants must apply on the State Civil Service website at

http://www.civilservice.louisiana.gov

  • Interested individuals must take a physical examination and pass a drug screening to quality for the position if hired.
  • A police screening will also be performed on all individuals who apply for this position
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and Social Security Card.

Any additional questions, please feel free to contact the Berwick Housing Authority at (985) 385-1546.

Sincerely,

Clarence Robinson, Jr./Exec. Director

Berwick Housing Authority

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY CIVIL SERVICE FOR THIS POSITION IS FEBRUARY 23, 2018

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE of Public Hearing

2018 ANNUAL AGENCY PLAN

AMENDED ADMISSIONS AND CONTINUED OCCUPANCY POLICY

BERWICK HOUSING AUTHORITY

The Berwick Housing Authority will conduct a Public Hearing at 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Community Room in the Office of the Housing Authority, 2751 Fifth Street, P.O. Box 231, Berwick, LA, 70342.  The purpose of the hearing is to obtain citizen input on the following subjects:

*The Housing Authority's Annual Agency Plan for 2018

*Amendment of the Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy:

The 2018 Annual Agency Plan and Amended Admissions and Occupancy Policy are available for review at the Housing Authority Office at 2751 Fifth St., Berwick, LA 70342.

Those citizens unable to attend this hearing may submit their views in writing to:

Berwick Housing Authority, 2751 Fifth St., P.O. Box 231, Berwick, LA 70342

Accommodations will be made for disabled and non-English Speaking individuals needing assistance, provided that the Housing Authority receives a three-day notice by calling the office at 985-385-1546.

Clarence Robinson, Exec Director

Date:  August 28, 2017

 

 

 

 

BERWICK HOUSING AUTHORITY IS GOING SMOKE-FREE

TIMELINE:

February 23, 2017-Smoke-Free Housing Meeting for residents

February 23, 2017-April 10, 2017-45 day comment period

April 18, 2017-Smoke-Free Policy & Addendum presented to the Board of Commissioners for approval

June 16, 2017-60 day notice sent to all residents

July 1, 2017-Effective Date for all new leases

August 1, 2017-New leases effective for existing residentswith effective recertification date of Aug. 1, 2017 & later

July 30, 2018-Deadline for full compliance

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