Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspector
Company: Newcap, Inc.
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: October 17, 2020
Supervision: Housing Director GENERAL SUMMARY: Inspect
residential units to ensure dwellings meet Housing Quality
Standards (HQS), assess properties by interpreting guidelines and
local codes to record a pass or fail of the inspected unit, and
document housing conditions of rental assistance clients. General
office support to housing staff, such as administrative work as
answering phones, typing correspondence, data entry, and review
paperwork. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS: 1. Drive to assigned
worksites in service area using company vehicle whenever possible.
2. Inspect residential units to ensure dwellings meet HQS. 3.
Assess properties, identify and cite deficiencies, and record as a
pass or fail. 4. Maintain knowledge, objectively interpret, and
consistently apply HUD and WHEDA housing regulations and standards.
5. Communicate effectively with landlord and other housing staff.
6. Maintain good working relations with participants, landlords,
housing authorities, real estate agencies, and agencies working
with clientele. 7. Collect and transmit data using technology. 8.
Complete and submit required documentation related to housing
programs 9. Schedule appointments with landlords and program
participants. 10. Maintain a strong working knowledge of DEHCR, HUD
and WHEDA housing regulations and standards. 11. Maintain files and
paperwork for each participant according to HUD regulations. Input
applications into Elite Software, mail applications to clients, and
enter all clients into the CAPTAIN database in a timely manner. 12.
Complete Service Point trainings and enter client into WISP
database. 13. Other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS: This
work is generally performed in an office environment and client
housing units. Much of the work will take place in the field across
the county. Some overnight is required. EFFORT: Long periods of
time working at a computer terminal. Use of keyboard may be
stressful to hand or wrists. Must be able to see, hear, and speak.
Frequent handling and fingering, reading, working with information,
standing, walking. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds, reaching,
climbing, stooping. Minimal evening and weekend are required.
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT: Computer, cell phone, printer,
photocopy machine, fax machine, calculator, shredder, telephone,
van or car. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • High school diploma or GED. •
HQS certified or have ability to become certified within 60 days of
hire. • Should have a minimum of 3 years' experience in a housing
related field, (i.e., housing development, HUD, etc.) is preferred
• Knowledge of housing inspection principles and practices. • Must
be able to work with projects, meet deadlines, and facilitate
solutions to housing-related programs that may occur in the field.
• Must display a sensitivity and responsiveness to people as a
Newcap representative. • Must be able to maintain client
confidentiality, at all times. • Must be a team player, with an
ability to manage multiple objectives concurrently. ABIILITIES
REQUIRED: • Ability to read, write using proper
grammar/punctuation, and communicate effectively. • Possess
organizational, planning and analytical skills. • Computer skills.
• Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and public
speaking. • Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision or
over-site. • Ability to identify, communicate and assist in
responding to the need in the county. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must
possess a valid driver's license. • Must pass a criminal background
check. • Must pass physical exam as it pertains to the job
description. • Must be able to maintain the confidentiality of any
information encountered. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Employee must be ale to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Keywords: Newcap, Inc., Green Bay , Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspector, Other , Green Bay, Wisconsin
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