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Inspection Clerk

Omaha Housing Authority


Job title:
Inspection Clerk

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Job description:

The Omaha Housing Authority is a Non-Profit Government Agency based in Omaha and established in 1935. Omaha Housing Authority contracts with HUD to provide safe and sanitary housing to low and moderate-income individuals through rent subsidies and administers over 2700 public housing units and up to 4,300 Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers.

OHA is Committed to Equal Opportunity

Omaha Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.

Core Values

We are Welcoming
We Actively Listen
We are Diverse, Inclusive & Equitable
We are Exceptional
We Practice Self Care
We Share Power
We Practice De-Escalation
We are a Team


The Omaha Housing Authority offers an exceptional benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; retirement and 457 compensation; 12 days of vacation that begin on your date of hire; and 17 paid holidays, including your birthday, a floating holiday, and a self-care day. For information on Omaha Housing Authority, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at

Salary Range

Hire Rate: $16.74. This is a Union position.

Job Function

Perform administrative/recordkeeping tasks and heavy telephone interaction with landlords and residents in accordance with established Section 8/Public Housing Procedures.

Essential Functions

Schedule inspection appointments for housing inspectors in accordance with established procedures for the inspections process. Respond to inquires regarding scheduling conflicts. Update inspection schedules as needed.
Transcribes from printed and written documents (e.g. inspections and reports). Prepares and mails notices to owners, landlords and residents regarding deficiencies resulting from inspections. Responds to requests to email information as needed.
Maintains daily record of inspections and reschedules inspections as needed. Ensures all annual inspections are completed according to the calendar of annual inspections schedule.
Performs computer input to ensure the entire inspection process is recorded accurately and timely updated in line with the daily schedules. Scan inspection books into the system and attach to the tenant record.
Ensures notices and inspection summaries are prepared and mailed to the appropriate individuals immediately following inspection date.
Proofreads and distributes completed work to appropriate personnel, ensures accuracy, proper grammatical usage, punctuation, etc. of all documents.
Informs supervisor immediately of transcribing problems and equipment failures.
Prepares completed multi-page documents for distribution (e.g. scans, copies, collates, , etc.).
Must clearly understand all aspects of the policies and procedures of OHA, including, OHA admissions and continued occupancy policies. Must have the ability to effectively communicate this to applicants and visitors.
Works interactively with all OHA departments.

Additional Responsibilities

May assist with special projects.
May work evening and weekend hours.
May work in other areas of the Section 8 department as directed.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.


High School graduate or equivalent.
One year of office experience to include administrative, clerical and multi-line telephone duties. Customer service experience helpful.
Must have a thorough knowledge of Business English, spelling and punctuation. Must possess excellent computer skills using Microsoft products.
Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, consultants, contractors, HUD, local, state, federal officials; ability to communicate with people from a broad range of socio-economic backgrounds.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an office setting amid normal conditions of dust, odors, fumes, and noises and involves considerable public contact.


Ability to sit, stand and walk up to 100% of the time; and reach stoop, squat, push, pull and type up to 25% of the time.
Ability to move objects weighing up to ten (10) pounds up to 33% of the time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Equipment Operation

(Any one position may not use all of the tools and equipment listed nor do the listed examples comprise all of the tools and equipment that may be used in positions allocated to this classification)

Facsimile Machine

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Posted on:
April 11, 2024

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