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Housing Program Auditor And Inspector

  • Housing Program Auditor And Inspector
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$41,208.00 – $65,544.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,717.00 – $2,731.00
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This is mid-level professional and technical work in the compliance, oversight, and inspection of housing developments, properties, and entities receiving funds or program benefits administered by Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC).

Job Duties

Audits documentation provided by entities receiving funding or program benefits administered by MHDC; utilizes auditing standards to evaluate whether the documentation sufficiently establishes compliance with the program requirements specific to the funding or benefits received.


Performs physical inspections of undeveloped land, construction sites or buildings under construction, vacant and occupied buildings or housing units/developments, and properties or activities within regions containing or appurtenant to actual or proposed housing developments, or recipients of funds or program benefits.

Observes and records deficiencies and compliance discovered in documentation audits and physical inspections.

Compiles information and conducts physical inspections of land, buildings, businesses, and activities within regions or neighborhoods appurtenant to actual or proposed housing developments.

Prepares forms, reports, letters, and memoranda within specified timeframes.

Provides information and takes photographs of land, buildings, and/or the surrounding area in regards to inspection sites.

Travels extensively as required for agency business and operates a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties.

Provides guidance and technical assistance with program compliance to officials, property owners, vendors, developers, state agencies, and staff.

Exercises independence and initiative in the performance of responsibilities; receives administrative direction from the Senior Housing Program Auditor and Inspector or other designated supervisor.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Accounting, Business or Public Administration, Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, social sciences, or a closely related field; and,

Two or more years of professional or technical experience in affordable housing management involving compliance with MHDC affordable housing programs; building, construction, or land inspection involving code, prevailing wage, and/or contractor compliance and physical inspections; auditing housing or real estate documents including conducting physical and/or file audits/inspections of properties for compliance of rental contracts, building codes, encumbrances, and other documents specific to the land; real estate development involving reviewing new construction sites for environmental and/or geographical concerns; or other closely related work.

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required college education.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Intermediate knowledge of the methods and materials used in the maintenance of multi-unit housing projects.

Intermediate knowledge of federal and state laws and rules and regulations governing affordable housing and programs.

Intermediate knowledge of skills and abilities utilized in maintaining multi-unit housing or construction sites.

Intermediate knowledge of auditing techniques.

Ability to apply auditing techniques.

Ability to analyze program operations and make decisions in accordance with appropriate laws and regulations.

Ability to perform detailed work which involves utilizing written data and comprehensive reports.

Ability to physically inspect properties, which include undeveloped land, properties under construction, and/or vacant and occupied properties.

Ability to adapt to a work environment which may include rough terrain, inclement weather, hazardous materials or activities, and/or high crime areas.

Ability to plan and organize work activities and travel schedules in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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