County of Alameda

Healthy Housing Rehabilitation Technician (#2984)

Bargaining Unit: SEIU 1021 - Misc Prof/Tech (011)
$33.88-$40.36 Hourly / $2,541.00-$3,027.00 BiWeekly /
$5,505.50-$6,558.50 Monthly / $66,066.00-$78,702.00 Yearly

Under general supervision, incumbents in this class are responsible for marketing and promoting housing rehabilitation programs available through the Community Development Agency’s Healthy Homes Department; coordinating various aspects of emergency repairs in single-family homes and mobile homes; conduct Housing Quality Standards inspections; preparing and/or processing required documentation and performing related duties as required.


The Healthy Housing Rehabilitation Technician is a single classification that works under general supervision and is responsible for performing a scope of technical and paraprofessional duties for rehabilitation activities and projects.

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Conduct interviews in person or over the telephone with property owners to describe available programs; verify program eligibility; schedule/meet with property owners to conduct inspections for determining needed repairs and identifying potential health and safety violations.

2. Gather and maintain client and project data in computer database(s).

3. Complete Residential Environmental Reviews and verify property ownership through the review of documentation provided by the property owner.

4. Assign work to approved contractors and ensure that work is performed in a timely and acceptable manner.

5. Review contractor invoices for accuracy and ensure project documentation is complete prior to submitting invoice for payment approval.

6. Market programs through advertisements, announcements, and presentations

7. Conduct Housing Quality Standards inspections for community development programs.

Either I

Graduation from the 12th grade, or possession of a GED, AND, the equivalent of one-year of full-time experience performing construction-related duties identified in Examples of Duties above.


Graduation from the 12th grade, or possession of a GED, AND, the equivalent of one-year of full-time journey-level experience in the construction trades.


All candidates must possess a valid California Class "C" Driver's license and be willing and able to drive.

Special Requirements:

• Lift up to 25 pounds safely.
• Climb ladders or steps to reach objects.
• Work from scaffolds at various heights, within reason, to perform work.
• Travel across rough, uneven or rocky surfaces.
• Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements.
• Have dexterity sufficient to handle simple, basic hand tools.
• Drive safely and skillfully.
• Conduct inspections in areas inhabited by domestic animals.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Basic home inspection procedures.
• Data collection methods.
• Basic understanding of construction methods and materials.
• Basic estimating procedures.
• Basic word processing.

Ability to:

• Track details and keep a variety of projects moving forward at the same time.
• Effectively explain housing repair programs to individuals from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds.
• Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Analyze and problem solve.
• Demonstrate decision making, judgment, planning and organization.
• Learn and use computer applications related to the job.
• Exercise sound judgment and decision-making, take initiative.
• Handle a variety of projects at once while maintaining organized files on each project.

DR:po 6/17/09
Newspec: 2984.doc
CSC Date: 7/15/2009
DRH:cs 4/27/15
Old Title: Housing Rehabilitation Technician
CSC Date: 7/8/15


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees) 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 12 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.