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Date:  Apr 10, 2021
Req ID:  5362

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $29,045.95

Position Number: 22095490 
County:  Pulaski 
Posting End Date: April 19, 2021 

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $29,045 

Arkansas Manufactured Home Commission


Hiring Manager:  Aaron Howard, Manufactured Home Commission Director

The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs serves Arkansas Veterans, and their eligible dependents, through advocacy and education to access federal and state benefits, high-quality long-term nursing care, burial honors, and assistance to minor children of honorably discharged Arkansas veterans experiencing medical issues.

Position Information

Class Code: X155C

Grade: GS04


Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00


The Manufactured Housing Specialist is responsible for inspecting manufactured housing units, conducting regulatory visits to retailers of manufactured homes, and investigating consumer complaints. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Conducts on-site inspections of manufactured housing production plants/units to determine compliance with building codes and manufacturer's installation specifications for electrical wiring, appliances, plumbing, heating and cooling systems, and structure. Prepares and submits inspection reports. Examines manufacturers' building plans and quality assurance programs for compliance with regulations and generally accepted standards. Identifies inspection exceptions and issues citations to manufacturer, performs follow-ups to ensure corrective action has taken place, and writes reports describing findings of inspection. Investigates reported malfunctions in units bought from dealers and verifies that repairs meet established standards. Ensures interstate standardization of manufactured home inspection procedures by participating in surveys of other state's inspection processes and reporting differences in procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.


Frequent in-state and occasional out-of-state travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of federal regulations and laws governing certification and licensure of manufacturer's and retailers of manufactured homes. Knowledge of survey and inspection standards and procedures. Knowledge of manufactured home construction standards and procedures. Ability to conduct on-site inspections of production plants and retail outlets of manufacturers' installation specifications. Ability to read design specifications and prepare oral/written reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in construction, inspection or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


The Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing, fosters, promotes and develops the health, safety and welfare of wage earners in Arkansas, providing services and enforcing laws to improve working conditions and enhance opportunities for safe and profitable employment.


ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications must include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application.

Veteran Preference: A copy of the DD214 must be submitted at the time of application, to be considered for Veteran's Preference.  The Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock