Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese Housing Inspector in Chicago, Illinois
Essential Functions* of the position are detailed below and include any physical requirements checked below:1. Responsible for performing timely and accurate initial, annual, emergency or special housing inspections in compliance with the Housing Quality Standards (HQS) as defined by Housing Urban Development's (HUD) Chapter 10 guidelines and regulations, Department of Mental Health (DMH), and Agency/Program policies andprocedures;2. Responsible for collecting and reviewing Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) documentation in order to determine its accuracy for program eligibility;3. Responsible for responding to any inquiries and resolving any problems in a timely and efficient manner and consults with his/her supervisor, when needed;4. Coordinates unit inspections between client, landlord, care manager and DMH;5. Carries a caseload and maintains up-to-date and accurate client files, departmental files and databases, as required by agency/ programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations;6. Must be willing to, with little to no notice, change in-house or in-field days in order to meet departmental demands, as needed;7. Transport clients to and from apartment viewing appointments and assist in moving clients as needed;8. Responsible for submitting weekly work logs;9. Knows and complies with the laws and regulations relevant to the position and services.
PLEASE NOTE: Essential functions include all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
X Kneel and move from sitting, bending, kneeling or standing multiple times a day. X Push and pull objects up to 35 pounds.X Climb up and down up to 6 flights of stairs at a time.X Lift up to 25 pounds. X Additional Requirements: Job duties may need to be performed outdoors in varying weather conditions. Must be able to reach overhead, when needed and wear appropriate footwear that is covered.Other Requirements: Comply with program and/or Agency requirements related to: X Background check, including any program specific requirements Physical examination Drug Testing TB TestingX Driver's License and reliable transportation X Agency-specified automobile insurance Additional Requirements:
Immediate Supervisor: Housing Quality Standards Inspection SupervisorDirectly Supervises: N/AIndirectly Supervises: N/A
Education and Experience Requirements:
Relevant Education:Preferred: Associate's Degree Minimum: High School
Relevant Experience:Preferred: 3+ years of subsidized housing experience Minimum: 1 year of building trade or code enforcement experience
Certification/Licensure:Preferred: Housing Quality Standards Certification (HQS) Minimum: Must acquire HQS certification within first year of hire date