The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) is now accepting applications for Housing Inspector, Announcement #1904. This is a full-time position located throughout the ATCOG region. Salary is $16.54 per hour. The position is responsible for the Housing Quality Standards compliance of all Section 8 rental units in order to ensure coordination and adherence to all program regulations/requirements and all pertinent federal, state and local laws. This position will be responsible for the counties of Lamar, Red River, Hopkins, Delta, Franklin, Wood, Upshur, Gregg, and Van Zandt.
Your application MUST identify the required minimum qualifications for this position. Please detail how you meet the minimum qualifications AND respond in detail to the KSA’s in the “Worked Performed” blocks of the application. You may use plain bond paper in order to effectively respond to all the KSA’s.
EDUCATION/TRAINING: Two (2) years of college or accredited trade school and one (1) year experience in a housing program; OR High School Diploma or equivalent plus four (4) years experience in housing construction or housing assistance programs; OR a certification from an accredited trainer or trade school on housing inspections; OR any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Knowledge: Working knowledge of Section 8 Existing, Voucher and Moderate Rehabilitation Programs in the areas of operations and regulations; thorough knowledge of Housing Quality inspections; considerable knowledge of housing inspection techniques, procedures and practices; working knowledge of construction methods, material, terminology and building maintenance.
Skill/Ability: Ability to maintain effective, positive relationships with fellow employees, tenants and owners/managers. Ability to express ideas and recommendations in oral and written form. Skill to operate PC and general office equipment required. Ability to see, hear, reach, stoop, bend, lift and carry up to 30 pounds required. Must perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
Additional Requirement: Must possess a valid vehicle operator’s license subject to an approved motor vehicle report and reliable transportation with valid proof of insurance for extensive travel within ATCOG region.
Having met the above detailed minimum qualifications, your application will be evaluated on: additional related education and experience in the areas listed above.
To obtain an official ATCOG application form, call or write Ark-Tex Council of Governments, 4808 Elizabeth Street, P. O. Box 5307, Texarkana, TX, 75505-5307, (903) 832-8636, or access www.atcog.org. All completed applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Applications may be hand delivered or mailed to the address above, faxed to 903/793-0420, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will only be accepted with completed application. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Description-Housing Inspector