Housing Inspector

Camden, New Jersey
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Type: Contract

Category: Engineering

Standard Hours: 40

Compensation Range: 22.67 Per Hour

Job ID: 140855

Date Posted: 05/16/2019


  • Conducts HUD Housing Quality standard inspections
  • Performs visual assessments for lead based paint of multiple dwellings, homes and other types of housing.
  • Completes inspection reports of findings. 
  • Complete inspections and reports in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experience in conducting inspections or investigations to detect violations of and ensure compliance with laws, rules, and regulations.


  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in 
     New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
     mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
  • Knowledge of provisions of the municipal rules, regulations,
     policies, procedures, and ordinances.
  • Knowledge of problems involved in organizing work and developing
     effective work methods both in the field and in the office.
  • Knowledge of procedures to be followed and precautions to be
     taken when observing and collecting facts which are significant
     in determining whether laws are being observed.
  • Knowledge of inspection techniques and the writing of reports
     that substantiate findings and serve as a basis for legal
  • Ability to analyze, comprehend, and interpret municipal rules,
     regulations, policies, procedures, and ordinances, and apply 
     them to specific cases.
  • Ability to note significant conditions and to take proper action,
     when action is called for, in accordance with prescribed
  • Ability to make accurate observations and record conditions,
     and abstract, and note those things which are significant.
  • Ability to make necessary inspections and investigations
     without giving unnecessary offense.
  • Ability to take and maintain a firm, correct stand when
     controversial matters are considered.
  • Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative
     reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain needed records and files while organized and able to handle multiple inspections.  
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments based on the application
     of statutory or regulatory provisions.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
     manual recording and information systems used by the
     agency, office, or  related units.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate
     in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

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