We are seeking a hands on Resident Manager who will take responsibility for the direction of the staff, the complete operation and maintenance of the building and for providing those services to residents that are to be provided by the building staff. Handling resident issues, working with vendors of various trades and being on call for any emergencies are important. The Resident Manager works closely with Office of Housing management team.
Employee will become a working union member of local 32BJ residential.
Maintain inspection logs for standpipe/sprinkler and all federal, state and city regulations
Carry out and oversee preventative maintenance programs throughout residential towers
Supervise staff on work orders.
Coordinate building maintenance systems with contractors and supervisors.
Respond to emergency calls and rectify existing condition.
Orient and train employees to perform maintenance activities and tasks.
Enforcement of the Office of Housing Services policies and procedures.
Attendance at Office of Housing staff meetings, as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
This position requires availability for duty at all times and the requirement to live in housing provided by the University in order to perform the functions of the job; i.e. provide immediate and appropriate responses to tenants of the building and/or campus operational emergencies.
Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
Proficient with basic computer programs, including MS Word, Excel, email and BMS (BAC).
Must have knowledge of all phases of building systems:
Minimum 10 years as a Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent.
Ability to obtain: F58 (Fire Safety Director), FDNY Certificate of Fitness for S-12 (Citywide Sprinkler System), S-13 (Citywide Standpipe System), S-95 (Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems and other related systems), P-99 (Low Pressure Oil Boiler), A-35 (Operate Air Compressor).
15 plus years of related experience highly preferred.
5 plus years of experience in a supervisory role highly preferred.
Excellent social skills, able to operate with diplomacy, tact and empathy
A general understanding of higher educational institutions, urban medical centers, and general facilities operations
Experienced in the record keeping and mandated FDNY recurring inspections for all fire suppression systems.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 502508
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