POAH Communities is an exciting and highly entrepreneurial organization committed to community development and to preserving affordable rental housing. We are seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as Maintenance Supervisor for our Elgin Manor/Elgin Schoolhouse apartment development in Elgin, IL.. This individual will be a bright and dynamic leader with hands-on experience and the demonstrated ability to successfully manage staff and oversee day-to-day operations.
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Reporting to a Property Manager, the successful candidate will thrive in a team oriented environment and should possess the following:
Three – Five years of direct experience (minimum) in property management and related fields (construction and acquisition/renovation).
Demonstrate ability and expertise in making electrical, plumbing, and carpentry repairs related to the general maintenance of a multifamily community.
Successfully manage preventative and reactive maintenance obligations.
Experience in managing vendor relationships for projects and routine maintenance, a plus
Proficiency in the use of computers and mobile devices including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel and Yardi financial reporting software.
Confidence in creating effective solutions for how to deal with challenges or problems.
Knowledge of HUD regulations, forms, inspection criteria/processes and the low income housing tax credit program as they relate to physical assets and customer service.
Availability to work periodic flexible hours and overtime as may be required.
Ability to travel by plane and automobile may be required.
Must have a valid Driver’s License and automobile insurance coverage as use of personal vehicle may be required.
Must be able to perform the following duties 66-100% of the time: be on feet, bend/stoop/squat/kneel, climb stairs, push/pull, reach above shoulder, climb ladders, grasp/grip/turn, finger dexterity, lift/carry up to 65lbs, be able to read and understand maintenance forms and warning labels.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include health and life insurance, a generous earned leave program, and a 401k retirement plan with company match. POAH COMMUNITIES is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Support the Property Manager (PM) by repairing and maintaining the physical conditions which meets building codes and those standards imposed by HUD and other housing regulatory agencies/ commissions.
Ensure that work orders are managed through the Yardi software system and that they are completed within 24 hours of submission.
Ensure that systems are in place or created to maximize resident and employee safety and health, and to preserve the physical assets.
Manage resident relations / customer inquiries with the highest degree of professionalism.
Seek opportunities to enhance communications and to build collaborative relationships with Regional Property Supervisor, fellow colleagues, Maintenance Technicians and vendors.
Some Post High School Education, Apprenticeship, or Supervised Technical Training Preferred
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: Elgin Manor/Elgin Schoolh
About POAH Communities
POAH Communities is a mission-driven organization specializing in the professional management of affordable multifamily housing for more than 25 years building and improving communities. Beyond providing safe, comfortable, and affordable homes, we believe that well-managed housing can empower residents and serve as a platform for their success. We manage over 12,000 units throughout the United States. POAH Communities is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to diversity in the work force.