Housing Inspector

Interested applicants must submit an application and a letter of interest that emphasizes your interest in this position and relevant experience. 


Job Title: Housing Inspector                                  

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department:   Housing                                              

Pay Grade: $18-22 DOE

Supervisor:    Housing Manager 


General Description

The Inspector is responsible for evaluating all YNHA units and properties and guiding Tenants towards compliance with code regulations. A majority of the time is spent in on-site visits, where they conduct inspections, consult with Tenants, process violations, and make recommendations regarding repairs and improvements. The housing inspector also deals with significant paperwork, as they must prepare reports and documentation for all inspections. Their work schedule is often flexible, and they may have to be available at different times of the day. Provide efficient recommendations for development, rehabilitation, review and proper maintenance of all houses, offices, and infrastructure of the YNHA, consistent with applicable YNHA policies, NAHASDA Regulations, Federal requirements, and Tribal ordinances. The Inspector is responsible for planning, coordination with Housing staff and maintenance personnel, work processes, procedures, procurement, annual, quarterly, and periodic reviews of housing units.


Common Duties


Essential Tasks

The tasks listed below are those that represent most of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign tasks related to the type of work of the position, as necessary.

Vocational Educational and Experience Preparation: High School Diploma or GED required; plus, post-secondary training preferred.


Experience Requirements:   Experience basic understanding of residential maintenance repairs to report. Ability to work with and maintain a high level of confidential data, which if disclosed might have adverse internal/and or external effects.


Special Certifications and Licenses: Requires a valid driver’s license and ability to qualify to drive a vehicle through YNHA insurance provider. CPR/First Aid preferred, not required. Ongoing Inspector Training will be required.


Drug Free Workplace

The Yakama Nation Housing Authority has a “Drug Free Workplace Policy.”  All employees are subject to pre-employment, random drug tests and to tests when the use of alcohol or drugs in the workplace is suspected. 


 Indian Preference Policy

In accordance with Section 101(k) of NAHASDA, Yakama Nation Housing Authority applies Yakama Tribal preference in employment, as established by Resolution GC-05-2012 of the Yakama Nation General Council.



Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, group term life insurance, voluntary life insurance, retirement plan (employer match), EAP, PTO accrual. 

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Posted on March 12, 2024

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