Please note this position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by April 24, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.
King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link. Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing. KCHA is the largest housing provider in the County, and annually the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.
We are recruiting to fill a Senior Housing Inspection Manager position, based in Tukwila, Washington. This position is responsible for the overall management of a team of dedicated inspectors and administrative staff serving over 14,000 households.
The Senior Housing Inspection Manager is a hands-on leader who has exceptional communication skills, both verbally and in writing. The ideal candidate has proven ability to analyze, assess, document, support and present information and ensure rental units meet federal and local housing quality standards under KCHA’s and HUD regulation for HQS Compliance. This role will interact with the public (participants, agencies, owners/landlords) to present and provide education, training and interpret and explain program requirement regarding HQS practices with the ability to negotiate and resolve issues or disputes with landlords and participants.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, enjoys communicating with a diversity of customers, and is committed to the highest standards in public service.
The Senior Housing Inspection Manager will:
Qualifications and Competencies
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Position Information and Application Process
To be considered for this opportunity, you must:
Salary & Benefits:
Salary range is $101,386.00 to $153,093.00, with a midpoint of $127,239.00. New hires typically receive between minimum and midpoint. Salary is negotiable. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits are also available. For more details regarding KCHA comprehensive benefits, please visit our benefits page.
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires tasting or smelling and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Since its establishment in 1939, KCHA has played a key role in providing affordable housing options for residents of the metro-politan region surrounding Seattle. Through partnerships with local communities and nonprofit organizations, KCHA delivers affordable housing and related support services such as education, job training and social services to more than 55,000 local residents who earn less than the county median income. Head-quartered in Tukwila, WA, it has 370 employees. KCHA is an independent municipal corporation established under state law, assists more than 18,000 households in the Seattle metropolitan region on a daily basis. A mission-driven organization, we administer rental housing and work closely with community stakeholders to address local priorities such as ending homelessness, improving educational outcomes for the region's low-income youth and assuring that disabled and elderly households can live with dignity. We are a high performing group and we are glad to provide creative and self-directed individuals with a variety of future opportunities. Our mission: KCHA is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper. Our vision is: That all residents of King County have quality affordable housing. We transform lives through housing.