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Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspector - Worcester, MA - Part-Time

Company: McCright & Associates
Location: Worcester
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionMcCright is a national leader and a trusted partner of choice for public housing authorities who demand product and service excellence. After conducting more than 2,000,000 inspections across the nation, McCright understands the unique needs of the housing industry and the flexibility needs of our employees.Corporately based in beautiful Chattanooga, Tennessee, McCright & Associates is an American company and proudly operating as a woman and veteran owned enterprise.McCright services include:HQS Inspection ServicesUPCS Inspections ServicesSEMAP ReviewsPHA Policy ConsultingHCV Program Management ServicesRemote Recertification ServicesRent Determination and NegotiationJob DescriptionHQS Inspector DescriptionUnder the direct supervision of the Regional Inspections Manager, the position of the HQS Inspector will be responsible for conducting HQS inspections following the guidelines of HUD's Housing Quality Standards and the contracted Housing Authority's administrative plan. All inspectors are required to complete the provided classroom, online, and field training and must pass the final HQS certification exam. Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesConducting all types of inspections: Initial Inspections, Annual Inspections, Re-Inspections, Complaint Inspections, Abatement Inspections.Collect and transmit data using the hand held device.Pull schedule and inspection information for upcoming work shift.Complete and submit required documents to corporate office.QualificationsHousing Quality Standards (HQS) InspectorPartnering with the Director of Field Operations, the position of the HQS Inspector will conduct HQS inspections on a Part-Time basis. Your scope is to follow the guidelines of HUD's Housing Quality Standards and the contracted Housing Authority's administrative plan. All inspector candidates are required to complete online and field training as well as successfully passing the final HQS certification exam before being considered for the team.Major Duties and Responsibilities 1. Pull schedule and inspection information for upcoming work shift.2. Conduct all types of inspections: Initial, Annual, Complaint, Abatement, and Re-Inspections3. Collect and transmit data using the hand-held tablet.4. Safely travel between inspections.5. Must be willing to travel the state of Massachusetts.QualificationsRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities1. Excellent interpersonal skills.2. Moderate to excellent computer ability.3. Current driver's license. Must be available to drive during all working hours.4. Have dependable transportation and maintain adequate automobile liability insurance on vehicle used to perform job.5. Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA) and of local, state, and federal regulations governing subsidized housing programs is a big plus.6. Proven proficiency of modern equipment including cell phones, tablets, scanners, printers, computers, GPS or other hand-held devices.7. Prepare and present ideas in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in written form.8. Establish, maintain and promote effective working relationships with departmental employees, co-workers, vendors, consultants, contractors and landlords/tenants; display ability to effectively communicate with people from a broad range of socio-economic backgrounds.9. Ability to work productively in a variety of working conditions and environments.10. Ability to complete McCright's HQS training program and pass the final certification exam.Physical Demands:Moderate work: Must have the ability to walk 3-5 miles per day, bend and stoop, climb stairs, carry a 2 lbs. tablet and make observations in all levels of lighting.Minimum Education1. High School diploma or GED.2. Completion of Inspector Training Classes, achievement of lead-based paint visual assessment course or other HQS certification exams in the past is a big plus.Additional InformationAll positions arePRODUCTION-BASED (based on completed inspections)Based on average production levels, you can earn approximately $20-$25 most hours.BENEFITS- Dental and vision insurance is available for all level of inspectors. Inspectors classified as full-time will be eligible for paid vacation, employee health insurance, and nine paid holidays.

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