Job Opening: Housing Inspector/Administrator

Housing Inspector / Administrator
Full-time (40 Hours weekly)

The Housing Inspector/ Administrator will manage the monthly inspection process for 500 housing vouchers.


  • Schedule monthly inspection and perform  initial, annual and special  inspections in compliance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Housing Quality Standards (HQS) requirements.
  • Perform re-inspections of previously failed units and follow up on complaints to ensure compliance with building codes and HQS
  • Prepare documentation for all inspections and files
  • Prepare correspondence to landlords and tenants and manage inspection filing
  • Establish, maintain and promote effective working relationships with SHC-NM staff, vendors, consultants, contractors, landlords and tenants
  • Display ability to effectively communicate with people from a broad range of socio-economic backgrounds
  • Other administrative duties as assigned


  • Associates degree in human services or similar field
  • Experience in affordable housing with persons who have special needs including behavioral health and history of homelessness


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication, and attention to detail
  • Ability to attend out-of-state HQS training and pass exam within 90 days of hire
  • Possess and maintain a valid NM driver’s license, have dependable transportation, and maintain adequate automobile liability insurance on vehicle used to perform job
  • Ability to walk 3-5 miles per day, bend, stoop and climb stairs
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Outlook, Word
  • Criminal background check required

Please send completed SHC Employment Application and resume to John Ames, Director of Community Housing,

SHC-NM is an EEO employer.