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The Ottumwa Housing Authority

Request for Proposal - Replacement Water Heaters at Southoak & Westgate Towers

Proposals should be labeled “Water Heater Replacement” and are due May 20, 2024 by 12:00 p.m. at Ottumwa Housing Authority Administrative Office, 935 West Main Street, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501 addressed to: Meliha Cavkusic, CEO

Full-Time Position for Receptionist

Ottumwa Housing Authority has a full-time opening for a Receptionist. We are seeking an individual who believes in excellent customer service, is punctual, teamwork oriented and can be held responsible for independently getting the job done in a timely manner. Applicants must pass a physical/ drug screen and criminal history background check.

Must have a valid State of Iowa driver’s license. Ottumwa Housing Authority offers outstanding employee benefits.

Job description and application for employment can be found at or obtained at the Administrative Office at 935 West Main Street, Ottumwa IA 52501. Low or very low-income individuals and residents of Public Housing or Section 8 assisted housing are encouraged to apply. Applications with resumes and 3 professional references will be accepted by email to or may be dropped by the Administrative Office through June 7, 2024 at 4:00 pm. No exceptions will be made.

OHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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