Experienced Home Inspector

Certified Building Inspectors
Job Description
Job Summary
The responsibilities of a home inspector require a broad range of abilities. In addition, the inspector must have the interpersonal skills to communicate findings both verbally and in a written report format. This position will work with the business owner and/or additional team members to achieve the level of customer satisfaction and revenue goals and standards of practice.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Complete a concise and detailed inspection of the home including but not limited to all crawl spaces and attic areas
  • Convey all findings in a professional manner using proper grammar and punctuation
  • Communicates professionally with real estate agents and customers
  • Consult and make recommendations to real estate agents and customers for the various value packages and/or additional services offered by CBI Group, Inc.
  • Maintain accurate records of all home inspections including photos, written details about the inspection and the filing of completed inspection reports
  • Maintain a strong sense of time management to ensure all inspections are arrived at 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time and home inspections are completed within the allotted time frame
  • Establish a proactive follow up process to ensure all customers are contacted in a reasonable time frame
  • Communicate the pricing model offered by the CBI Group, Inc.
  • Complete all paperwork and follow established company procedures from initiation through completion of the booked home inspections
  • Participate in marketing events such as lunch and learn event, trade shows, and office visit marketing programs
  • Responsible for the collection of payment at the completion of the home inspection
  • Coordinate placement and pickup of specialized testing equipment
  • Responsible for all company issued equipment
Qualifications and Skills
  • Basic knowledge of residential home systems and components
  • Minimum 2+ years of construction experience
  • Previous service business experience is heavily valued but not required
  • Proven ability to achieve professional goals
  • Ability to persuade and influence others
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
  • Ability to resolve problems, conflict, and complex communications issues
  • Ability to deal with a variety of emotions and frustrations from the home buyer. This requires emotional maturity and stability on the part of the home inspector.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Maintain a professional appearance and provide a positive company image to the public
  • Requires significant local travel to current and potential clients. This requires the possession of a valid state driver’s license and reliable vehicle that will hold a 6-foot ladder and additional inspection equipment.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule (this includes Saturdays)
  • Pass all assessments administered during the hiring process
  • Pass Pillar to Post and state-required training and testing
  • Must have a U.S. Passport or obtain one by time of certification training in Toronto, Canada
  • Must have necessary funds to obtain personal certification
  • Personality: Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive mental outlook and a clear focus on quality and customer service. Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with a variety of customers. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Emphatic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view. Always presentable and business-like. Able to get along with others and be a team-player.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient computer skills particularly Internet and email
  • Literacy and Numeracy: Able to understand information located on various equipment and/or appliance labels. Must be a competent writer
  • Business and Selling Skills: A.) Must possess excellent face-to-face and telephone communication skills B.) Able to demonstrate the features and benefits of the various value packages and/or the additional services offered by the Pillar To Post franchise business
  • Bilingual is a plus, but not required
  • Must be physically able to set up and extend a 17-foot ladder;  and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must live in or around the Maitland, Florida area
  • Working conditions may require this position to work in the extreme heat or cold
  • May be required to work in the rain
  • Required to walk on roofs, enter attics, or crawl under homes
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and maneuver in tight spaces
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Work may be required to work weekends (Saturdays) and/or evenings
  • This position will require local travel (driving from location to location)
  • Personal vehicle will be required to fulfill the requirement of this position
Job Types: Full-time, Commission
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