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Site Manager Iii - First Hill/Downtown

Company: Bellwether Housing
Location: Bremerton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Seattle, WA Property ManagementFull-time, Non-Exempt, On-SiteCompensation: $28.36-$31.34Organization Overview:Bellwether was founded in 1980 to create housing in downtown Seattle so city workers could live close to their jobs. Over the years, we have lowered barriers to housing which has allowed us to serve more households coming out of homelessness, individuals and families connected with the criminal justice system, and others excluded by typical landlord screening criteria, all of whom are disproportionately BIPOC.To meet the intense need for affordable housing in our region, we plan to build and acquire 2,500 homes by 2025. Come join us on this exciting and ambitious adventure!Position Summary:Bellwether is looking for an experienced Site Manager to manage the day-to-day operations for one of Bellwether's residential properties located in Downtown Seattle. This property serves households whose incomes qualify under HUD and/or other affordable housing regulations. The Site Manager also directly supervises a full-time Assistant Site Manager who works at the property. Our Site Management teams play a crucial role in advancing our goals of strengthening our communities and helping our residents thrive.This role comes with a $500 sign on bonus, payable within 30 days of the start date!Please note: Current Bellwether Employees are not eligible for sign-on bonuses. Former Bellwether employees are only eligible for a sign-on bonus if the former employee has not previously received a sign-on bonus from Bellwether and they have not been employed by Bellwether in the last year.Work location:First Hill/Downtown SeattleSchedule:Monday-Friday, 8:30a-5pm, with flexibility. Some evening or weekend hours may occasionally be required to meet the needs of leasing appointments. Schedule to be determined by Portfolio Manager.Site Manager III Responsibilities:Provide on-site office hours and management for 65-unit property located in Downtown Seattle.Directly supervise Assistant Site Manager, providing feedback, coaching and training as needed.Provide professional, responsive, caring and knowledgeable interactions with applicants and residents. Always seek to resolve complaints or client concerns, treating all parties in a respectful and helpful manner, regardless of their behavior.Collect rents, monitor delinquencies, and assist the Portfolio Manger with eviction procedures, as necessary.Perform light cleaning duties as needed including grounds pick-up, vacuuming hallways, and keeping common amenity rooms and lobby areas clean and free of trip hazards.Manage all aspects of leasing vacant units including marketing, showing units, and assisting applicants to accurately complete rental applications and provide required supporting documentation.In conjunction with the Compliance department, qualify applicants according to Bellwether's screening criteria and building-specific income restrictions.Conduct annual recertification of resident's income and overall eligibility to maintain compliance with funder regulatory agreements.Collaborate with the Maintenance department to coordinate work orders, preventative maintenance, and unit turnover work.Collaborate with Resident Services team to provides resources and referrals to residents.Create a sense of community among residents, coordinating and engaging in regular events.Champion and cultivate an inclusive work environment.Other duties as assigned.Requirements: (Minimum)Three+ (3+) years prior apartment management or leasing experience. Equivalent education/experience may be substituted for stated requirements.One+ (1+) years experience directly supervising staff.Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality at all times.Experience applying fair housing laws and local landlord/tenant laws.Customer service aptitude including problem-solving skills and the ability to respond quickly and tactfully to both internal and external customer requests.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Dependable, highly-motivated, accurate, detail-oriented, and organized individual skilled at meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.Experience handling money or performing rent collection.Experience working with Yardi property management software or equivalent.Desired QualificationsPrevious affordable housing compliance experience that demonstrates knowledge of initial and annual certification process, including reviewing and interpreting background screening reports and calculating household income.Completion of SWHFC Fundamentals and advanced training workshops.Experience with Seattle Housing Authority Section 8 Project and tenant-based programs.Experience working with Yardi or equivalent property management software.Demonstrated ability to build effective partnerships with community constituencies and social service agencies.Experience working with social service programs for diverse populations and making referrals as appropriate.Prior experience working with a 55 or older population and/or seniors who are aging in place.Prior cleaning and light maintenance experience in a work environment.Bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Tigrinya or English/Amharic.Must be able to perform non-repetitive lifting of at least 25 lbs.Education RequirementsHigh school diploma, GED or equivalent education/experience.Other Job RequirementsA willingness to learn about one's own prejudices and biases.An ability to work toward equal status relationships with people who are different.An ability to question personal assumptions about the skills and competencies of employees who are different.A desire to learn as much as possible about how one's own culture is different from others, and how that contributes to a particular way of viewing self and others.An ability to take risks to communicate with people from other cultures.An ability to learn from mistakes made in trying to communicate with people of other cultures.Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgroundsPersonal or professional experience in anti-oppression workCommitment to anti-racism and dismantling institutional and systemic racismCompensation and Benefits:We are dedicated to supporting our employees by offering excellent benefits, career progression opportunities and the ability to be a part of our mission!Generous compensation range with the following benefits & perks:Starting hourly wage $28.36-$31.34, depending on experienceHealth, dental, and vision insurance plans403(b) retirement plan with employer match after 15 months of serviceEmployee Assistance ProgramEmployee Referral Bonus24 days of PTO in your first year of employment8 paid office closure days (New Years Day, MLK, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day)3 personal days, prorated based on date of hire and are reloaded January 1st of each yearORCA Transit PassEmployer Paid Continuing Education $2500 per year after 1 year of employmentOpportunity for growth & promotionBeing a part of a mission-based organizationVoluntary Benefits:Long-term disabilityFlexible Spending & Dependent Care Accounts(FSA)Health Savings Accounts (HSA)Retirement PlanTo view our full benefits package visit: www.Mybellwetherhousing.ComThis role includes a sign on bonus to be paid after the employees 30th day of employment. Should the employment terminate for any reason, voluntarily or involuntarily, within the one-year period immediately following the employees official start date, the employee will be required to repay the sign-on bonus, in full. Any repayment will be due and payable immediately upon termination of employment.Other Requirements:Applicants must successfully pass a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be given a chance to explain or correct background information and provide verifiable information of good conduct and rehabilitation.Beginning October 25, 2021-based on Bellwether Housing policy, all candidates that move to a final interview in the process, must certify they have received their Covid-19 vaccinations, by sending a copy of vaccine certification to vaxcert@bellwetherhousing.org.If not vaccinated, candidates that move forward in the process must submit a recent (no more than 72-hours prior) negative Covid-19 test result to vaxtest@bellwetherhousing.org. If the candidate is offered the position and remains unvaccinated, they will be required to submit negative test results every Monday to vaxtest@bellwetherhousing.org.Bellwether Housing is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to reasonably accommodate all qualified applicants [and employees] by providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. To request a Reasonable Accommodation for the application or interview process please contact recruiting@bellwetherhousing.org.Bellwether Housing is dedicated to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We value having employees whose skills, experiences, and backgrounds reflect the populations we serve. We are committed to being an anti-racist organization, while acknowledging we have a long way to go. You can learn more about our DEI work on our website.Any internal candidate that is selected for this position will be subject to a 90-probationary period regardless of the previous role at Bellwether.

Keywords: Bellwether Housing, Seattle , Site Manager Iii - First Hill/Downtown, Professions , Bremerton, Washington

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