Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspector
Company: Newcap, Inc.
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: November 20, 2020
This position can be located in the Green Bay or Oconto office.
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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