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REHABILITATION ADVISOR I
Closes: February 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm
The City of Oakland is recruiting for an individual who is interested in performing a variety of duties involving housing rehabilitation. The incumbent will assist in the inspection of buildings offered for rehabilitation; prepare a list of deficiencies; and assist home owners in the planning stage, selection of contractor and construction phase.
This includes assisting in the preparation of rehabilitation packages for loan approval, including proposals, architectural drawings, deficiency reports and other technical documents; assisting in the bid process and selection of contractors; assisting in the inspection of construction work; assuring compliance with contract articles; authorizing change orders; interpreting contract documents when disagreements arise; approving payment requests from contractors; answering questions from home owners and contractors; preparing and maintaining accurate records and reports; and operating a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties.
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in architecture, engineering, construction management or a related field, and knowledge of construction materials, techniques and methods, cost of materials and preparation of cost estimates, federal, state and city housing regulations and codes, environmental hazards relating to housing, and computer systems and software. Must be able to work effectively with home owners and contractors, present ideas and problems clearly to property owners, prepare architectural plans, develop specifications, and negotiate or arbitrate disputes between contractors, owners and lenders. Additionally, must be able to interpret federal and state regulations pertaining to housing rehabilitation, maintain accurate records, prepare clear, concise reports, and establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties. One year of experience in residential housing, construction or as an associate architect is desirable.
This classification has been designated for flexible staffing. Incumbents in the Rehabilitation Advisor I classification may be eligible to advance without formal examination to the Rehabilitation Advisor II classification in accordance with established City flexible staffing policies and procedures. *Salary rates above reflect a 4% increase in effect as of January 14, 2017.
To apply and view current openings visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information. EOE