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Who We Are

At the Worcester Housing Authority, our mission is to enhance the Worcester community by creating and sustaining decent, safe, and affordable housing that champions stability and self-sufficiency for our residents. As the second largest housing authority in New England, widely recognized for our innovative and progressive programs, we’re not just providing housing – we’re building futures.

Our Values



Customer Service
We develop relationships that make a positive impact on our customers' lives.

Quality
We take pride in our work and in delivering a safe, sound, and secure home to our residents.

Teamwork
We work together, across departments, to service the needs of our customers.

Respect
We treat everyone we encounter with respect and dignity.



Personal Accountability
We hold ourselves personally accountable for delivering on our commitments.


Positivity
We provide a positive and encouraging environment for our staff and our customers in order to help them succeed.

Our Culture

We’re looking for candidates who are mission-focused, goal-driven, and passionate. We pride ourselves in hiring talented individuals from all walks of life.

Diversity and inclusion are critical to our success. We understand the importance and value in having a variety of people, thoughts, and ideas within our agency.

We work hard to provide opportunities to our residents and to our community. This requires our employees to think creatively and outside the box.

We generate change. We learn from each other, and we’re not afraid to take on new challenges. Can you see yourself as a part of our team? Get ready to roll up your sleeves.




Current Job Openings

The WHA remains committed to staffing our agency with talented and compassionate employees in a safe environment. All WHA employees must submit references, pass a CORI background check and provide a drug screening, clear of any and all illicit substances and marijuana. Some positions also require a pre-employment physical examination and submission of your driving record.

See below for all current job openings at the Worcester Housing Authority. Review each description and determine if one is the right match for your skills and career goals.

Currently we are accepting resumes for the following open positions:

Principal Clerk
PDF [March 28, 2018]
Maintenance Supervisor
PDF [March 21, 2018]
Construction Project Manager
PDF [February 22, 2018]
Plumber
PDF [January 2, 2018]

Click here for an overview of all our departments
Click here to submit your application, upload your resume and cover letter.


Perks & Benefits


GREAT LOCATION
Worcester is located in the heart of the Commonwealth. The WHA owns 24 developments across the city. All of our buildings provide easy access to highways, as well as great restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues.

COMPETITIVE SALARY
The WHA rewards great work with great compensation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS
Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage. We also offer short and long-term disability, life insurance, flex-spending programs, as well as generous paid time off and retirement savings plans.

TEAM EVENTS
One benefit of having amazing coworkers is enjoying each other’s company. We like to have fun together. Team building events, volunteer opportunities, and annual meetings; our almost monthly activities allow employees the opportunity to connect with coworkers and unwind.

WELLNESS
Through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), employees and their households can get free, confidential counseling and support 24/7. At the office, we host weekly meditation/chair yoga sessions, and our “Safety Committee” ensures staff are safe, smart, and ergonomically correct.

REWARDS & DEVELOPMENT
At the WHA, we know it’s essential to have a job you love and to be recognized for the great work that you do. We have a variety of formal and informal ways that we help staff learn and grow, achieve success, celebrate accomplishments and applaud hard work.


The WHA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The WHA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in all of our locations.

The WHA will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

The WHA provides preference to Section 3 applicants.

Services




Worcester Housing Authority
40 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: 508-635-3000
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM