Career Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities with Region XII Council of Governments:

Housing Inspector

Region XII COG seeks qualified applicants for a housing inspector. Qualified applicants will have a construction background and be familiar with common construction practices, be knowledgable about electrical and building codes, and have strong computer skills with an emphasis on MS Office based programs.  Knowledge of Iowa’s Minimum Rehabilitation Standards and past experience with state grant programs is a plus but not required.  Job duties include inspecting houses involved in various state and federal programs in a six county region and associate member cities, determining the scope of rehabilitation work needed to meet program standards within a specified budget, preparation of specifications and bid packages, monitoring construction progress, maintaining project files, and rental property inspections.  Applicants must have access to reliable transportation and have valid driver’s license.  The starting wage for the position is anticipated to be $18.50 – $20.00 per hour plus (depending on qualifications). The position is covered under the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System.  Interested persons must download and complete a Region XII COG Employment Application (link below), sending it with a resume to: Chris Whitaker, Region XII COG, 1009 E Anthony Street, PO Box 768, Carroll IA 51401 or to This position is open until filled; the first review of applications will take place October 22, 2021. Region XII COG is an equal opportunity employer.

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