Disaster Housing Inspectors

Dewberry - United States3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $57,000 a year
Job Description
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is currently searching for experienced Housing Inspectors to join our on-call cadre to assist with administering grants awarded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) program. Acceptable candidates will have experience in the disaster housing inspection industry, housing construction trades, real estate, appraisal, or related areas. Candidates must be able to independently assess damaged dwellings and record storm related damages and associated repairs in accordance with HUD standards, as required by Dewberry’s client.

Required Skills & Required Experience
Due to the unique nature of these inspections, the following combination of skills and experience are required:

Must be 18 years or older
Completed more than 300 inspections on structures damaged by natural disasters
Valid driver’s license required
Excellent customer service skills
Willing to travel for extended periods
Basic computer and data entry skills
Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable
Knowledge of Xactimate software, property loss estimation, and HUD housing standards is a plus.
Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to successfully pass background investigation to include driver’s record and criminal history.

  • At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
  • Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
  • Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.