compensation: $14.00 - $15.00 / hour DOE employment type: full-time
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Guardian Management has an opportunity for a Full-Time Maintenance Technician to join our experienced and committed team at Candlewood Apartments!
Candlewood is a 40-unit RD apartment community in Centralia WA.
We are seeking a qualified Maintenance Technician to ensure site safety and completion of required property maintenance necessary to maintain excellent curb appeal and the overall appearance and quality of the property. This will include prioritizing and processing work orders which may include both urgent and routine maintenance of property and apartment units. This position is responsible for ensuring that all maintenance work is done in compliance with OSHA regulations, and Guardian policies and procedures. A Maintenance Technician may also be responsible for coordinating with other property staff and vendors to provide outstanding customer service to the residents, provide well-timed and proactive property maintenance, safeguard the good financial health and stability of the property, and complete all required paperwork and reports on time.
The requirements listed below are representative, but not exclusive of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
High school diploma or GED.
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
At least one year of work experience in property maintenance.
Possess and transport own tools and materials needed for job.
Ability to speak, read and write in English.
Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely manner; both verbally and in writing.
Able to complete company training requirements for this position within pre-determined deadlines and attend other training sessions as required.
If applicable, own or have access to properly insured vehicle for use in business transportation needs.
If the property has a pool, CPO (Certified Pool Operator) certification may be required according to the regulations of the property's State.
Willingness to travel short distances to work at other properties, as-needed.
Schedule: 30 hours / week, working Monday - Friday.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Represent Guardian in a positive and professional manner at all times.
Support Community Manager's efforts to assure that the company's efforts fully meet and exceed property management obligations.
Maintain the property so it is in compliance with all local, state, and federal laws (fire, backflow, OSHA, etc.).
Walk property grounds daily, maintain exterior of the property to ensure grounds are clean and property has excellent curb appeal.
Alert supervisor of any potential liabilities or repairs. Identify property problems and repairs needed in the areas of structural, electrical, plumbing, and appliances.
May purchase maintenance supplies and adhere to property maintenance budget, as directed by Community Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.
Under the direction of the Community Manager or Maintenance Supervisor and (if applicable) with the assistance of other Maintenance Staff, respond to all service requests and complete all Work Orders and Apartment Turnovers in a timely and professional manner in accordance with Guardian's policies and procedures.
Keep accurate records of current space conditions including roof, HVAC, utilities and special circumstances.
Keep the model unit in condition to show and make sure that the office, maintenance work area, grounds and common areas are neat and clean at all times.
Regularly inspect property and vacant apartments and coordinate the work and schedules of property vendors.
Required to carry a property cell phone and be on call for emergencies after business hours and on weekends, on a rotating basis with other staff.
Communicate with supervisor about any issues, or resident questions or concerns brought directly to the Maintenance Technician.
Perform maintenance or coordinate maintenance of pools, spas, and pool areas (if applicable).
Follow confidentiality guidelines for all resident, property, owner, and Guardian information at all times.
Accurately record time worked, adhere to time keeping guidelines including approving site staff time records on a daily basis.
Liaison with corporate departments to provide a team approach to the management of the property.
Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships between departments and with coworkers.
Constantly strive for improvements in work process and results to better meet resident needs, ownership goals and objectives, and company standards and expectations.
Other duties as assigned by the Community Manager or Portfolio Manager.
Guardian Real Estate Services LLC -- Company Description
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Guardian Real Estate Services has evolved into a leading management, development and investment firm. Our company offers a diversified real estate service platform including property management, investments, development, and advisory services. Guardian delivers custom solutions by offering a higher level of expertise, resources and creative capacity to develop a unique approach for each client. 40 years of experience, combined with the long tenure of our key staff, contributes to our strength and sets us apart in the industry. Our stability and security comes from our legacy of experience, industry knowledge, and integrity.
Guardian is a distinguished leader in the multifamily housing arena with a team of highly qualified real estate professionals. The company's vertically-integrated business model is sought by both private and institutional investors. Guardian's management portfolio includes over 122 assets throughout 50 cities located in four states, and is comprised of approximately 7,700 multifamily units. Guardian's portfolio includes a diverse mix of market-rate, affordable and senior housing. Guardian holds ownership interests in 27% of the portfolio under management.
Learn more about Guardian Real Estate Services here.
The Guardian Experience -- Our People
The Guardian Experience: Property Management is our strength. People have always been our passion. Our team is, and has always been, actively engaged in superior real estate management and enhancing the communities in which we live and work. In this economy, companies come and go. As a 3rd generation family owned firm, Guardian's growth and stability has evolved the company into a leading West Coast real estate management and investment firm.
In addition to competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits which include 401(k), generous Paid Time Off and paid Holidays, we offer a culture in which individuals work and participate in collaborative team environments and are encouraged to continue to grow both professionally and personally.
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