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The Wellesley Housing Authority (WHA) is a State and Federally funded public housing authority located in the town of Wellesley, Massachusetts.  The WHA’s property portfolio consists of four State-funded Elderly properties; Two State-funded Family properties; One State subsidized rental voucher; and Eleven Federal Section 8 rental vouchers. The WHA manages a total of 246 rental units or housing opportunities.

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Retirement Announcement:

Please join the Wellesley Housing Authority staff and Board of Commissioners in extending best wishes to Bob Anderson. After 40 years of dedicated service to the Wellesley Housing Authority, he will be retiring as a maintenance team member. Bob is setting his sights on a well-deserved retirement and spending more time with his recently retired wife and their family. Click here

Job Opportunities:

Executive Director

The Wellesley Housing Authority seeks an experienced housing administrator for leadership and management of its programs, properties, and contracts. The Wellesley Housing Authority owns and operates 133 units of state-aided elderly/handicapped public housing, 12 units of state-aided ch-705 housing, 88 units of ch-200 housing and 11 federal vouchers and 1 state MRVP voucher. Click here for more information

Maintenance I

Description: The Wellesley Housing Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance I. Applicants must have experience and skills in the following areas: plumbing, electrical, carpentry/construction, equipment maintenance, appliance maintenance, painting, janitorial tasks, grounds keeping, landscaping, plowing, and snow removal.

The base wage rate for this position is set in conformance with the State DL&I wage. $29.17 per hour based on a 40-hour week. Regular working hours are Monday-Thursday 7:00 AM -4:00 PM and Friday 7:30 AM-2:00 PM. In addition, applicants must be available for rotating on-call, after-hours service, and related weather emergency duties.

Qualifications: Must have the ability to bend, stoop, move in constricted areas, climb a ladder, work in high places, possess good visual ability, and read and respond to written instructions in English. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license, be insurable under Housing Authority insurance, and lift fifty (50) pounds. A high-school diploma, related training or work experience, and computer literacy are required. Applicant must pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI), drug screening, and physical exam. Must obtain a hoisting license within six months.

For a full job description, please email Jacqueline Sullivan,

Start Date: Anticipated starting date will be January 3, 2021.

Location: Wellesley Housing Authority, 109 Barton Road, Wellesley, MA 02481

Instructions: Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to Jacqueline Sullivan,, or mail to Wellesley Housing Authority, 109 Barton Road, Wellesley, MA 02481. The position is open until filled. Wellesley Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline:  November 29, 4:00 p.m.