Design & Rehabilitation Consultant, Sr-Neighborhood & Housing Preservation

$53,581 - $88,622 yearly
  • City of Norfolk- Housing & Community Development
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Sep 30, 2021
Full time Building & Zoning Community Development Environmental Protection Housing Sustainability

Job Description


The City of Norfolk is seeking a Full Time Design & Rehabilitation Consultant, Sr to join the new Department of Housing and Community Development.

The Department of Housing and Community Development oversees a variety of housing and community development programs and services for those who wish to be a part of the City of Norfolk's vibrant communities.

The department provides opportunities for City of Norfolk residents to live in safe, quality, affordable housing by developing, preserving, and revitalizing communities through responsible and transparent processes.  Don't miss this exciting opportunity.  Please join us as we work to build great neighborhoods!

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Essential Functions

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Reviews residential structures to determine rehabilitative work required to ensure that structure meets rehabilitation standards and construction code requirements; reviews plans and specifications with property owners, contractors, and building inspectors.
  • Prepares and assists in the development of plans and specifications for rehabilitative and remodeling work on residential structures; makes physical assessments of properties; prepares cost estimates of rehabilitation and remodeling work required for competitive bidding; prepares conceptual house designs.
  • Provides technical assistance to owners and occupants on all phases of construction; assists contractors and owners with the interpretation of specifications, standards, codes, and contract conditions.
  • Makes recommendations and implements strategies to continuously improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline work processes; coordinates efforts of staff and customers to provide quality customer service.
  • Compiles and analyzes data; prepares reports; prepares and makes presentations.


Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Three years experience in construction or construction inspections and determination of compliance with applicable codes.

Additional Information & Requirements

  • Valid Driver's License may be required depending on assignment.