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Construction Project Specialist

Burlington Housing Authority (BHA) in Burlington, Vermont is seeking a full time (40 hours per week) Construction Project Specialist to join our dedicated team of professionals who assist low-income households by providing access to safe, affordable housing and retention support services that promote self-sufficiency and vibrant neighborhoods.

This position works closely with and supports the Director of Asset Management. The primary function of this position is to coordinate small to medium sized renovation and repair projects at all owned and managed properties. This position also will assist in the development and preparation of construction project bid specifications, requests for proposals and project requirements, manuals, and plans, as well as other aspects of project management, which include working with contractors, interfacing with tenants, and assisting the department with capital needs planning and day to day operations in the office and out in the field.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of modern methods, materials, and practices of the various trades, including carpentry, plumbing, and electrical maintenance and repair, and all phases of construction contract management, effective verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational and computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and Google Apps.

Previous construction project management experience is preferred, as well as a valid driver’s license and personal means of transportation within the greater Burlington area. Must be sensitive to the needs of elderly, disabled and low-income housing.

BHA serves a diverse population of tenants and partners with a variety of community agencies. To most effectively carry out our vision of delivering safe and affordable housing to all, we are committed to cultivating a staff that reflects varied lived experiences, viewpoints, and educational histories. Therefore, we strongly encourage candidates from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and women to apply. Multilingualism is a plus!

BHA offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and an excellent benefit package. If interested in this career opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to:


Human Resources
Burlington Housing Authority
65 Main Street, Suite 101
Burlington, VT 05401-8408

BHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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