UPCS Inspector


Responsible for the inspection of Housing Choice Voucher subsidized units; Low Income Housing Tax Credit and HOME units to ensure dwellings meet Housing Quality Standards, as well as State, County and local codes and ensure that the preventative maintenance occurs on all properties.


  • Ensure that all assigned annual and new units are inspected timely and cited UPCS violations are brought into compliance within given timeframes.
  • On a Quarterly basis inspect each housing unit and inspect common areas for repairs needed during inspection of units, replace smoke alarm batteries and AC filters and communicates to Property Management Team results of the inspections.
  • Research and respond to inquiries regarding UPCS, Preventative Maintenance and other inspection related matters.
  • Participate effectively within and across teams to solve issues and deliver quality services to residents, owners, agents and participants.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks as scheduled and/or schedule vendors as needed
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the FMS.
  • Assist with major NAC events


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in the fields of Public Housing, Real Estate, Building Inspections, Code Enforcement.
  • Licensed Home Inspector, preferred.
  • Must possess a valid AZ driver license.
  • Valid Fingerprint Clearance Certificate; preferred.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license, a good driving record, reliable transportation and meet all insurance requirements.


  • Knowledge of local building codes, construction methods (new and rehabilitation) and housing systems (electrical, plumbing, heating).
  • Must have working knowledge of boiler systems, chillers, elevators, fire/sprinkler systems and generators.
  • Must be PC literate and able to effectively use MS Word, Excel and Outlook and hand-held electronic devices.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, as well as effective negotiation skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate positive communication when dealing with housing applicants, residents, property owners, real estate agencies and staff.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily assignments.
  • Experience in working with the Native American population preferred.


  • Able to stand, bend or kneel for long periods.
  • Able to climb (ladders, etc.).
  • Able and willing to walk roofs for inspections; ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to reach above shoulder height.
  • Able to crawl on any type of surface.
  • Operate in an outdoor or maintenance shop environment


This position is considered to be non-exempt for overtime pay provisions as provided by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and any applicable state laws. Exempt employees are not entitled to overtime pay for hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours per workweek.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE: Preference is given to qualified Native American Applicants in accordance with the Indian Preference Act. If claiming a preference, a copy of valid documentation will be necessary.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: Native American Connections is a drug-free workplace with safety-sensitive jobs. Use of alcohol and legal or illegal drugs may impair and alter employees' judgement resulting in increased safety risks, workplace injuries, and faulty decision making. Reporting to work at NAC after use of alcohol, a controlled substance, or abuse of any other substance is absolutely prohibited