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Physical Inspector Trainee

Kansas Housing Resource Corporation is currently seeking a Physical Inspector Trainee, this position will:

  • Be responsible to complete the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) certification training and begin conducting inspections within the REAC inspection protocol within six months of hire.
  • Conduct physical inspections of Tax Credit, Tax Credit Assistance (TCAP), Credit Exchange (CE), Bond, HOME, and Housing Trust Fund programs.
  • Conduct other inspections via Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS) and/or Housing Quality Standards (HQS) as required. 
  • Use and maintain proficiency with physical inspection software on a computer tablet.
  • Manage electronic correspondence with owners and/or management agents.
  • Review and respond to physical inspection responses and incorporate into standard reports. 
  • Provide technical assistance to owners, management agents and/or property staff on physical inspections completed.
  • Attend training seminars for owners, management agents, and property staff.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Basic/working knowledge of construction and/or building maintenance.
  • Ability to attain REAC Inspector status based on the availability of training forums and final test proctors.
  • Ability to learn and apply physical inspection procedures using Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS) and/or Housing Quality Standards (HQS) protocols.
  • Ability to learn and apply specific regulations of the Tax Credit, Bond, HOME, and Housing Trust Fund programs (IRC Section 42 and 24 CFR Part 92).  
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret federal and state rules and regulations.
  • Ability to interpret, organize, coordinate, and present information. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and private officials, co-workers and the general public.  
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and PCs in general; proficiency in Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Research abilities and analytical skills.
  • Time-management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks with various deadlines.
  • Detailed oriented, punctual, reliable, and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals.


We offer an attractive benefit package, which includes Paid Time Off (PTO), holiday pay, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance and a retirement plan.  We also offer tuition assistance after 6 months of employment.

Starting pay for this position is $21.07 hourly.  Upon successful completion of the REAC certification training within 6 months, hourly pay will increase to $23.18.  To apply please visit our website at www.kshousingcorp.org, click on the “Job Opportunities” tab located under “About Us” and complete the application for employment along with submitting a resume to DJohnson@kshousingcorp.org

Kansas Housing Resource Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

611 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 300 Topeka, KS 66603-3803 Voice:785-217-2001 Fax:785-232-8084 TTY:800-766-3777
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