Careers

Working at the Cocoa Housing Authority:

Cocoa Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Cocoa Housing Authority will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Employment Opportunity

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CONSTRUCTION LABOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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Job Announcement

Maintenance Aide, Full-Time
$10.84-$14.51 hourly rate
Compensation will be based upon knowledge, experience and certifications.

Under direct supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Aide is responsible for the preservation and upkeep of the property. The Maintenance Aide will be aware of and operate within OSHA Standards and company safety policies and procedures at all times. This is a skilled/semi-skilled position dealing with all trades in the construction and maintenance fields.

Typical Duties: (Duties are illustrative only and not meant to be all-inclusive).

  • Practices OSHA standards and company safety policy.
  • Regularly inspect all apartment units, buildings, and common areas, performing repairs and janitorial assistance in accordance with procedures manual.
  • Perform the following repairs: light electrical repairs on items such as appliances, fixtures, switches, outlets, circuits; light plumbing work, such as clearing stoppages, replacing fittings; replacement and repair of broken glass, tile, screens, blinds and locks; carpentry work, such as fitting doors, freeing windows and refinishing floors.
  • Performs general painting skills to include applying prime, and intermediate and finish coats of paint to a variety of surfaces by use of brush, roller and spray gun.
  • Lifts loads and unloads heavy objects, such as stoves and refrigerators into and out of trucks.
  • Assist in custodial work, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning windows, etc.
  • Other general duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Moderate knowledge of the methods, techniques, tools, equipment and materials in building repair and maintenance, i.e., carpentry, painting, electrical and/or plumbing.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of specific trades.
  • Ability to kneel, crawl, stoop and crouch in order to work in tight or cramped space such as attics and crawlspaces, and the ability to work in these positions for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, other Housing Authority employees and residents.
  • Safely lift and carry weights up to fifty (50) pounds without assistance.

Education and Experience

  • Preference is given to High School graduate, GED equivalent.
  • Licensed and/or certified in construction trade preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in construction and/or maintenance work.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.

Apply: Cocoa Housing Authority, 828 Stone St., Cocoa, FL 32922,
or by email to [email protected]
Visit www.haccfl.com for employment application, or call 321-636-8535
This position will remain open until filled. 
Pre-employment background and Assessment testing required. 
Excellent Benefits/EOE/Drug Free Work Place


Maintenance Mechanic, (HVAC Preferred), Full-Time
$14.48-$19.48 hourly rate
Compensation will be based upon knowledge, experience and certifications.

Under direct supervision of Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the preservation and upkeep of the property. The Maintenance Mechanic will be aware of and operate within OSHA Standards and company safety policies at all times. This is a skilled position dealing with all trades in the construction and maintenance fields.

Typical Duties: (Duties are illustrative only and not meant to be all-inclusive).

  • Practice OSHA standards and company safety policy.
  • Repair gas leaks in refrigeration equipment to include replacement of compressors, evaporators and condensers with associated dryers and purging.
  • Troubleshoot HVAC systems and make repairs to fan motors, thermostats, contractors, etc.
  • Perform the following repairs: light electric repairs on items such as appliances, fixtures, outlets, circuits; light plumbing work, such as clearing stoppages, replacing fittings; replacement and repair of broken glass, tile, screens, blinds and clocks; carpentry work, such fitting doors, freeing windows, replacing and refinishing floors.
  • Inspect health and safety features on each assigned public housing unit. This includes smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and all utilities.
  • Keep accurate records regarding preventive maintenance, work orders, unit refurbishing, annual inspections, and inventories in accordance with procedures established in the company procedures manual.
  • Participate in standby emergency schedule for evening, weekend and holiday coverage.
  • Other general duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have knowledge of property HVAC units and have the ability to trouble shoot units.
  • Read and understand various manuals, instructions and other printed materials, such as regulation manuals, procedures manuals, warning labels and directional labels on materials needed to perform various tasks.
  • Considerable manual dexterity in use of all tools associated with the five major construction trades.
  • Safely lift and carry weights up to fifty (50) pounds without assistance.

Education and Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent. Licensed and/or certified construction trade preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in construction and /or maintenance work.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Employment is contingent upon passing a background investigation and motor vehicle report.

Apply: Cocoa Housing Authority, 828 Stone St., Cocoa, FL 32922,
or by email to [email protected]
Visit www.haccfl.com for employment application, or call 321-636-8535
This position will remain open until filled. 
Pre-employment background and Assessment testing required. 
Excellent Benefits/EOE/Drug Free Work Place


Section 3 Employment Opportunity

NOW HIRING: Administrative Aides

  • Public Housing and Section 8 Residents Preferred
  • The Cocoa Housing Authority is seeking low or very-low income individuals who have clerical experience to assist in our day to day operations.
  • Job duties may include clerical support, answering telephones, greeting and assisting walk-in customers, working with children and resident services.
  • Starting pay is $8.46 per hour

Cocoa Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Cocoa Housing Authority will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE VISIT US IN PERSON BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7:30 AM AND 5:00 PM TO COMPLETE AN EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.

  • Pre-employment background/assessment testing required.
  • Drug-Free Workplace

01/14/19