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Department: Housing                                                     Job Description

Job Description Title: Section 8 Inspector            FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Accountable To: Department Director                   Position Status: Part Time 20 hrs/wk $13.29/hour

Prepared By: Personnel Officer                        Revision Date: June 13, 2012

A COMPLETED Community Action Partnership of NW MT application must be received by
CAPNM at 214 Main Street or PO Box 8300, Kalispell, MT 59904 no later than 5:00 pm on July 6,

                 CAPNM is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Job Summary:

Inspect homes according to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Quality
Standards (HQS) for the Section 8 Choice Voucher Program, Glacier Affordable Housing
Foundation/Neighborworks Montana, and the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

   •   Inspections - % of time, 90%

       Conduct inspections in accordance with HQS. These responsibilities include travel within
       CAPNM’s four county service area to conduct the inspections, ensuring rental is in a safe, sanitary
       condition. Coordinate scheduling inspections with the Section 8 Specialists. Complete HQS
       inspection packet in accordance with HUD regulations in a timely manner.

   •   Deficiency Letters - % of time, 10%

       Using information from the HQS inspection, correspond with landlords and clients regarding any
       deficiencies needing corrected and conducting re-inspections as necessary. Submit deficiency
       letters to the appropriate Section 8 Specialist. Conduct follow-up to letters and re-inspections as

   •   Other duties as assigned and required

Minimum Qualifications (Experience/Education):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the education, certification, licensing, experience,
knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
   •   High School diploma or the equivalent
   •   HQS certification or the ability to obtain certification within 60 days of hire date
   •   Two years experience in residential inspections preferred
   •   Two years experience in general office with frequent contact with the public
   •   Experience working with people from various socio-economic and educational backgrounds
   •   Strong interpersonal, written and verbal skills
   •   Knowledge of general office equipment including PCs
   •   Well organized
   •   Must possess and maintain valid Montana driver’s license
   •   Must possess proof of and maintain personal auto insurance
   •   Must be insurable under CAPNM’s auto liability per insurance carrier’s requirements

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

   •   Requires occasional to frequent standing, sitting, walking
   •   Intermittent bending or stooping
   •   Intermittent lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 60 lbs
   •   Continuous use of both hands and arms
   •   Occasional use of keyboard
   •   Requires close, distant and peripheral vision
   •   Ability to hear normal conversation both in person and on phone
   •   Ability to speak in a clear voice
   •   Travel by auto with exposure to moving traffic in year round weather conditions
   •   Exposure to working in cold under 32 degrees and in heat over 80 degrees on an intermittent basis
   •   Some exposure to wet and slippery conditions
   •   Some exposure to annoying odors including cigarette and other types of smoke
   •   Some exposure to biohazards, electrical hazard, pollen, dangerous animals, insect bites, spider
       bits, grease and grime
   •   Some use of latex/rubber gloves
   •   Work requiring frequent attention to high detail
   •   Possible exposure to offensive language, violence and threats
   •   Frequently works alone
   •   Day shift

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