CGI Federal, a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI, has an opening for a part-time Housing Inspector for the Newark and Bergen Counties, New Jersey area. Housing Inspector is responsible for completing housing inspections for various subsidized housing programs such as the Housing Choice Voucher program. Must clearly and accurately document compliance to housing standards as defined by HUD and client.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
- Monitor, evaluate and document housing conditions of rental assistance clients;
- Ensure that all assigned annual and new units are inspected timely and cited HQS violations are brought into compliance within given time frames;
- Follow-up on all inspections to determine if required work has been completed properly and within specified time constraints;
- Educate program participants, appropriate agencies, and the general public entities concerning HQS and client-specific regulations, policies and procedures;
- Research and respond to inquiries regarding HQS and other inspection related matters;
- Participate effectively within and across teams to solve issues and deliver quality service to client, owners, agents and participants;
- Clearly and accurately document specific information pertaining to each dwelling unit;
- Perform related duties as assigned by the Inspections Supervisor and provide adequate
coverage in other areas as needed
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
- A minimum of 1 year of directly related experience
- High School diploma or GED
- Knowledge of local building codes, construction methods (new and rehabilitation) and housing systems (electrical, plumbing, heating);
- Experience in the fields of Public Housing, Real Estate, Building Inspections, Code Enforcement or the equivalent of education and experience; Licensed Home Inspector (preferred);
- Strong interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, as well as effective negotiation skills;
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
- Must be able to demonstrate diplomacy when dealing with housing applicants, residents, property owners, real estate agencies and staff
- Ability to work independently and complete daily assignments;
- Must be PC literate and able to effectively use MS Word, Excel and Outlook and hand-held electronic devices
- Since positions will be based in Inspector’s home, internet service is required; high speed internet service is suggested;
- Must possess a valid FL driver license, a good driving record and meet all state insurance requirements;
- Must have access to a reliable vehicle to conduct daily field work and be available from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday;
- Inspector’s must be able to pay business expenses up front and then be reimbursed within a reasonable length of time per CGI's expense policy
- Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required
This position will require travel throughout the Newark and Bergen Counties, New Jersey area.
- Experience in the fields of Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Real Estate, Building Inspections is highly desirable
- Strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and negotiation skills, good organizational skills, detail-oriented
- Self-starter that can work independently to assure completion of daily work assignments
- Licensed Home Inspector (Preferred)
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