Property Manager
Everett, Washington - Full Time

Starting Salary Range: $4,933 - $6,167 per month DOE, plus benefits

This position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received by 5:00 PM, Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

Everett Housing Authority is offering a $1,000 hiring incentive at the time of hire for all external candidates.


Everett Housing Authority Mission Statement: The Everett Housing Authority creates affordable housing, fosters healthy communities where households thrive, and replaces systemic racism with equity for all.

All EHA employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the health and safety of the community we serve and our employees. Upon acceptance of an offer of employment, a prospective hire must submit a certificate of vaccination to the Human Resources Department. 

Looking for an opportunity to work for an organization that really makes a difference in the lives of others?  Look no further. Come join our team as a Property Manager at the Everett Housing Authority as part of the Housing Management Department.

If you’re looking for a great benefits package we have that as well!

  • Accrue up to 22 vacation days in your first year of employment;
  • 13 paid sick leave days;
  • 12 paid scheduled Holidays plus 1 additional Floating Holiday per year;
  • Medical Insurance;
  • Dental Insurance;
  • Life Insurance;
  • Long Term Disability Insurance;
  • State Retirement Fund;
  • Flexible work schedule,
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Wellness Program;
  • Tuition reimbursement.

SCOPE OF WORK:

Under the direct supervision of a Senior Property Manager, this position is responsible for the hands-on management of the daily operations of specified properties, buildings and programs utilizing established policies and procedures.  This position is responsible for the oversight of property management and maintenance of subsidized and affordable properties, rental compliance, vacancy management, review of property performance reports, forecasts and monitoring the delivery of other related services and support programs.  This position assists with the compliance of agency rules, program requirements and regulations of all funding sources affiliated with assigned properties to include, but not limited to conventional lenders, partnerships, syndicators and all federal, state and local funders.  Supervise all assigned staff, uphold and instill professional standards.

STANDARDS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The following duties are illustrative only (i.e. and not intended to be all inclusive)

Required Workplace Standards:

     1. Works regular and reliable hours on site as required;
     2. Attendance must be punctual and consistent;
     3. Works an agreed-upon schedule and works additional hours as necessary to complete work;
     4. Works effectively, cooperatively and respectfully with co-workers, clients and other contacts;
     5. Follows all EHA Safety Policies and Procedures;
     6. Follows all EHA Personnel Policies and Procedures;
     7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Essential Functions

Oversees property and facility operations including:

  1. Oversees day-to-day operations of assigned properties;
  2. Supervises assigned site-based maintenance staff and oversees preventative, routine, and extraordinary maintenance of assigned properties;
  3. Assists with the development of property-based operating budgets and monitoring of spending and implementation of the budgets;
  4. Responsible for rent collection and maximizing rent revenue;
  5. Assists with the development, implementation, monitoring and updating of long-term property-based asset management plans for assigned properties, including replacement schedules and capital improvements;
  6. Assists with management and monitoring of vendor contracts, bidding and performance;
  7. Oversees marketing and vacancy management functions for assigned properties;
  8. Ensures compliance with EHA policies, all funder regulations, partnership agreements, financing covenants and other legal requirements related to assigned properties;
  9. Performs and audits annual and interim income re-certifications, which includes consistent certifications and a minimum of the following: 40% if property is single certification or 20% if the property is a double certification or more of annual re-certifications of assigned programs;
  10. Enforce tenant lease compliance and related agency policy and procedures;
  11. Inspects assigned properties, common areas, and tenant units on a regular basis to ensure physical integrity, market competitiveness and desirable street appeal;
  12. Addresses resident concerns and complaints promptly and appropriately;
  13. Participates in the After Hour On Call rotation;
  14. Responds to emergencies while on call or otherwise as may be needed, and reports all emergency situations in accordance with Authority procedure;
  15. Attends, supports and/or facilitates property meetings as appropriate and directed by Senior Property Manager;
  16. Ensures compliance with safety regulations, OSHA, WISHA, L&I and agency policies;
  17. Attends all approved professional development seminars and/or workshops to stay abreast of new regulations and legal guidelines associated with applicable funding sources;
  18. Maintains compliance with EHA Personnel Policies and union contracts;
  19. Works in cooperation with the Resident Services Department to resolve resident concerns or problems not related to the lease and to maximize successful tenancies;
  20. Works with Resident Council(s) and/or tenant associations and supports tenant activities and programs for residents as appropriate;
  21. Develops probation and annual performance evaluations on all staff for discussion with Supervisor;
  22. Annually inspect all resident units (either HQS or UPCS subject to programs) at assigned properties and quarterly property inspections.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

OPTION #1:

  • Masters degree in public administration, community development, social services, human services, sociology, or related field.

PLUS

  • Two years closely related experience working in residential property management;
  • One year of supervisory and management experience.

OR:

OPTION #2:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or six years of combined formal equivalent education in public administration, community development, social services, human services, sociology or related field.

PLUS

  • Three years of closely related experience working in residential property management;
  • One year of supervisory and management experience.

OR:

OPTION #3:

  • Six years of closely related experience working in residential property management;
  • One year of lead, training, guidance, supervisory, or management experience.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF/SKILL IN:

  • Knowledge of challenges associated with the needs of low-income, elderly and/or disabled persons;
  • Knowledge of issues related to the importance of diversity;  
  • Knowledge of public housing or affordable housing or facility/maintenance management;
  • Proficiency in the use of computer and software applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.;
  • Perform basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and percentages.

REQUIRED ABILITY TO:

  • Relate to and effectively work with low-income, elderly and/or disabled persons in a professional and caring manner;
  • Work independently in a non-structured setting with minimal supervision;
  • Develop, control and monitor budgets;
  • Manage time and tasks efficiently with limited supervision;
  • Train, supervise, evaluate and discipline employees;
  • Work professionally with co-workers, residents, social service agencies and the public;
  • Speak and understand English and follow oral and written directions;
  • Present oral reports effectively;
  • Develop letters, memoranda, reports, leases and legal papers using grammatically correct English;
  • Able to drive a vehicle;
  • Ability to learn Access and other specialized property management or related software programs.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM REQUIRED FUNCTIONS

CONSTANT: 

Sit for extended periods of time
Manual dexterity (Left, Right, Both)
Seeing, listening and talking
Arm and hand movement (LRB)
Lifting and carrying 5# (LRB)
Pushing and pulling 5# (LRB)

FREQUENT:

Finger manipulation (LRB)
Walking and standing
Operating foot controls (LRB)
Climbing stairs
Bending and stooping
Lifting and carrying 10# (LRB)
Pushing and pulling 10# (LRB)
Turning and twisting at waist
Reaching and grasping (LRB)

OCCASIONAL:

Kneeling and squatting
Reaching above shoulders
Lifting and carrying 20# (LRB)
Pushing and pulling 20# (LRB)
Walking on uneven surfaces

REQUIRED PROFICIENCY IN USE OF:

Calculator, fax machine, telephone, cell phone, LED projector, video camera, laptop computer, MS Outlook, desktop computer, motor vehicle, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, scanner, 10 key, still camera, printer, copy machine.  

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Washington State Driver's license or ability to obtain one within 60 days of starting employment with EHA and must have a good driving record;
  • Professional certification in Managing Public Housing and/or Low Income Housing Tax Credit and/or Senior Housing or be willing to obtain one or more of the certification(s) within one year;
  • Fair Housing Certification or ability to obtain within the first six (6) months.

ADDITIONAL (DESIRABLE) QUALIFICATIONS

  • Assisted living, public housing management, tax credit compliance/management, Section 8 project-based management, or service-enriched housing experience;
  • Fluency in Russian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Arabic or Spanish language;
  • Prior housing authority or affordable housing work experience.

The Everett Housing Authority is a progressive agency pursuing its mission with great passion and a high level of professionalism and competence. EHA seeks passionate and optimistic individuals to join our team of highly engaged and satisfied employees committed to assisting those for whom stable and affordable housing is a challenge. EHA’s work has been recognized nationally with awards from NAHRO and Nan McKay. Most recently, EHA received NAHRO’s National Awards of Merit for a fully accessible community garden open to public housing residents and members of the surrounding community and for highly creative financing to convert 333 public housing units to project-based Housing Choice Vouchers and improve these properties with over $20 million in renovations. In addition, EHA received a NAHRO’s National Award of Excellence for a new 20-unit development serving survivors of domestic violence.

Members of our team are rewarded with meaningful work, competitive compensation, employee-friendly policies, a team environment, great benefits, and promotion and bonus opportunities. Please consider joining our team in pursuit of the exciting challenge of meeting the affordable housing needs of Everett and Snohomish County.

The Everett Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer