Housing Inspector (Local Government)

Commonwealth of PA | Washington County, PA

Posted Date 3/25/2020
Description Are you able to work independently?  Are you self-motivated, organized and reliable?  If so, the Washington County Housing Authority is looking for you.  Apply today.


IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS, AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
 
  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Monday - Friday; 1 hour lunch period
  • Hiring preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Washington County.  If no eligible candidates who live within Washington County apply for this position, candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.
The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides safe and decent housing for low income families.  This classification is technical work responsible for for the inspections of Section 8 rent assistance dwellings and/or public housing.  The employee is responsible for compliance with procedures of the Housing Authority and Federal Regulations.  Work involves a variety of functions such as scheduling and performing inspections and preparing reports.  Work also involves consulting with landlords and/or tenants to effectively complete established requirements.  Work is performed with considerable independence subject to review by an administrative superior though conferences and review of reports.Qualifications:
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - One year of experience in the area of building structure or maintenance inspection; OR one year of building or trades experience which included work in the area of cost estimation; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements.  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions

Veterans:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
 
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
 
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

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