Career Opportunities

SLAA offers resume and career opportunity postings for their members. If we can be of assistance, please contact the SLAA Office at info@slaa.org.


Assistant Manager - Posted on 02/09/2017

400 unit community in South County is looking for an Assistant Manager.
Apartment experience necessary, please send resume to: info@covingtonplace.com
Hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Great benefits and insurance included with salary.


Maintenance Technician - Posted on 02/13/2017

A Maintenance Technician is responsible for keeping the appearance of the property in excellent condition, both inside and out. There are no typical days, as change is a constant. Daily responsibilities could include running work orders (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc.), appliance repairs and exterior maintenance. In addition, maintenance technicians often have to respond to after hour emergencies. Therefore, being on-call is part of the job responsibilities.

Apartment Maintenance Job Description Skill Set
• Ability to use power tools
• Communication (Written follow-up, ability to explain solutions to resident issues, etc.)
• Organization (Keeping track of work orders and keys)
• Ability to multitask (Handle and prioritize everyday work orders and emergencies)

Personality Traits
• Friendly (Willing to assist residents in need)
• Caring (Empathetic to resident problems)
• Ownership (Takes responsibility and pride in their work)
• Self-Motivated (Able to work/troubleshoot independently)

Previous Job Experience
• Contractors (Plumbing, electrical, HVAC, general, painters, etc.)
• Construction workers • Mechanics Education
• Associate’s degree from technical college desirable
• Trade certifications desirable
• High school diploma required

At Somerset Apartment Management, you’ll find a very competitive benefits package that includes:
•   A work environment that presents many opportunities for learning and advancement
•   Competitive salaries and bonuses
•   Medical,dental, and vision plans
•   401(k) plan
•   Generous vacation time

Please send resume to jhouse@samapartments.com or fax to 636.477.0444


Leasing Agent - Posted on 02/16/2017

Brand New Apartment community in Creve Coeur is seeking a Part time leasing agent to fill immediate position. Applicant must be energetic and eager to lease apartments! Weekends are required. Seeking an applicant with leasing background is preferred but not a requirement. Sales & marketing experience is a plus.
Exciting position with room for growth. GREAT FOR COLLEGE SCHEDULE

Key responsibilities include: -Excellent customer service and follow-up--Attention to detail -Genuine enjoyment of working with people and helping others -Proven ability to close the sale! -Team oriented, self motivated and positive! -Autonomous and proactive with professional business maturity- Prior apartment leasing experience preferred but not required! Strong closing techniques- Ability to pass background and drug test -Valid Driver's license required-. Hourly compensation + bonuses. Take a look at our website www.cthevue.com

***PLEASE EMAIL RESUME TO careers@terrawestapt.com If EMAILING put “PT Leasing Agent-The Vue” in the subject line Take a look at our website www.cthevue.com to learn about the property.


Leasing Consultant - Full Time - Posted on 02/22/2017

We want the best leasing person in St. Louis and will pay to get them! The successful candidate will have 2 – 5 years of leasing experience, is energetic, outgoing and money motivated!

Our recently renovated community is full of amenities and is easy to lease. New appliances, flooring, fitness center, business center, dog park and pet grooming station, we have it all!!!

This is a full time position, the compensation is $12 per hour, generous bonus per lease, and anthem health insurance paid by company after 90 days.

Please send us your cover letter and resume to info@covingtonplace.com or call us at 1-888-678-1977.


Leasing Consultant - Part Time - Posted on 02/22/2017

South County, newly renovated, 400 unity apartment community is seeking a part time leasing associate. This position is weekends and maybe a day during the week. Candidates must have leasing experience, excellent communication skills and must be able to multitask.

Please send us your cover letter and resume to info@covingtonplace.com or call us at 1-888-678-1977.


Leasing Consultant - Posted on 02/24/2017

Block Multifamily Group is looking for dynamite, high energy Leasing Consultants for A+ Luxury High Apartments with Lease-Up experience. Join a dynamic team in a beautiful environment that is quickly growing in the multifamily industry.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
•   Promotes community and leases apartments to perspective residents and maintains effective follow-up systems.
•   Develops and maintains professional relocation contacts.
•   Responsible for maintaining all community leases, resident files, traffic, rental, marketing reports, box scores, and all related records.
•   Maintains current competition information.
•   Flexible Hours including weekends

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•   Handles all prospect traffic, i.e.; phone, written and walk-in, in a way to maximize current and future occupancy.
•   Processes applications and verifications for approval of Community Manager. Coordinates move-in dates with Assistant Manager or Manager.
•   Prepares and processes all related pre-move-in paperwork and renewal leases.
•   Pre-qualify all prospects, presents apartments, and then closes.
•   Conducts regular market surveys of competition for review of management. Maintains all related information of competition.
•   Updates rental software program each day.
•   Prepares all weekly and monthly rental and traffic reports for Manager’s review.
•   Provides information to various relocation departments, realtors, and agencies regarding community and rates. Make occasional personal contact with some under advisement of Manager.
•   Assists in resident retention programs and public relations activities under direction of Manager.
•   Inspects curb appeal, offices, model and target units daily.
•   Inspects move-in units prior to move-in.
•   Thoroughly completes all assignments in a professional and timely manner.
•   Learn and comply with company policies and procedures.
•   Performs other duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS

•   Communicate effectively (both oral and written) with prospects, residents, relocation agents, and agencies, other professionals in the industry.
•   Knowledge of location and all related community features and benefits.
•   Knowledge of, or ability to learn, information about the competition.
•   Knowledge of, or ability to learn, general market demographics and major employers within the market area.
•   Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
•   Strong customer service orientation.
•   Have basic math and office and computer skills.
•   Ability to walk, climb stairs, drive golf cart, bend, reach, grasp, and lift up to 25 pounds.
•   Good pre-qualifying, sales, and closing skills.
•   Knowledgeable of or able to learn, State, Tenant/Landlord Laws, Federal Fair Housing Laws, and company policies and procedures.

For consideration, send your resume to apply@cityclubapts.com


Maintenance Technician - Posted on 02/24/2017

Block Multifamily Group is looking for skilled, multitalented, high energy Maintenance Technicians for A+ Luxury High Apartments. Join a dynamic team in a beautiful environment that is quickly growing in the multifamily industry.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
Provides general cleaning of grounds and exterior common areas, performs a variety of maintenance duties for apartments, buildings, and community. CFC certification is not required for this position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•   Clean grounds, exterior common area buildings, amenity areas, dumpsters, and mailbox areas.
•   Assist in landscaping duties such as weeding, mowing, edging, flower planting and maintenance.
•   Turnover work and preparation to vacant apartments.
•   Respond to service calls and assist with the planned maintenance under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor.
•   Maintain proper care of tools, equipment, and supplies.
•   Complete all assignments in a thorough, timely, and good quality manner.
•   Be courteous to all residents and prospects.
•   Operate within OSHA guidelines.
•   Perform duties of the Maintenance Supervisor or Groundskeeper in their absence, as directed by Community Manager.
•   Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

•   Ability to walk, bend, stoop, reach, climb steps, and lift up to 75 pounds.
•   Use gas blower, rake, broom, shovel, weed whacker, and various small motor equipment.
•   Ability to respond courteously to residents.
•   Working knowledge of various types of tools and equipment.
•   Basic math and measurement skills.
•   Willingness to be on call and carry a radio or pager.
•   Ability to use ladders and scaffolds in a safe approved manner.
•   Ability to communicate well.
•   Minor drywall and building repair.
•   Have reliable transportation.
•   Mechanical experience and aptitude
•   Ability to respond quickly to emergencies.

For consideration, send your resume to apply@cityclubapts.com


Trainer - Zeffert & Associates - Posted on 03/01/2017

Zeffert & Associates is your one stop resource for all housing compliance needs. We provide everything from on-site physical inspections and monitoring to training in HUD, Rural Development and LIHTC (Sec. 42). We have a commitment to the long term viability of the nation’s stock of affordable housing. Our founders understood the need for quality affordable housing and how shortages would impact our country and its citizens. We realize that, although needed, our services could create a financial burden on the housing community being served. We have attempted to minimize this by creating a pricing structure based on cost of service plus a modest profit. In our industry, pricing based on the market causes an undue burden on the properties and ultimately communities suffer.

The Trainer is responsible for facilitating training seminars to clients and Zeffert staff in relation to housing programs that the company monitors. These programs include but are not limited to LIHTC, HOME, HUD, and Rural Development programs. The trainer works to deliver high quality products and programs that meet or exceed the customers’ expectations. The Trainer may contribute to the content of programs and products and maintains a strong knowledge of program regulations and requirements. The Trainer will look for sales opportunities with their satisfied customers to provide additional programs and services offered by the corporation.

Extensive travel may be required.

Duties include but are not limited to:
•   Assists in the development of training programs web based and instructor led.
•   Researched and maintains awareness of all changes in the housing programs the company monitors.
•   Facilitates public training seminars nationwide and maintains excellent customer service ratings.
•   Provide marketing support for public trainings.
•   Contribute pertinent industry related articles for newsletters.
•   Follow up with customers as necessary.
•   Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
•   Five to Seven years’ experience in training and/or sales
•   Experience in designing, developing, delivering and evaluating training programs and events
•   Project management experience
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
•   Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
•   Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
•   Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
•   High school diploma or GED required
•   Associate degree preferred
•   Industry related certifications required

Physical Requirements:
•   Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
•   Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
•   Must be able to lift and carry up to 10 lbs.
•   Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

Please email Lauren Daugherty, HR Generalist, at ldaugherty@zeffert.com with your cover letter and resume.


Inspector – Zeffert & Associates - Posted on 03/01/2017

Zeffert & Associates is your one stop resource for all housing compliance needs. We provide everything from on-site physical inspections and monitoring to training in HUD, Rural Development and LIHTC (Sec. 42). We have a commitment to the long term viability of the nation’s stock of affordable housing. Our founders understood the need for quality affordable housing and how shortages would impact our country and its citizens. We realize that, although needed, our services could create a financial burden on the housing community being served. We have attempted to minimize this by creating a pricing structure based on cost of service plus a modest profit. In our industry, pricing based on the market causes an undue burden on the properties and ultimately communities suffer.

The Inspector is responsible for performing specialized work of average difficulty involving the inspections of single and multi-family residential dwellings to determine their physical condition, necessary repairs and conformance to applicable federal and state rules and regulations (e.g., UFAS and FHA). Must maintain thorough knowledge of program regulations and requirements. Ensures the delivery of high quality, complete, and accurate reports that meet or exceed the customer’s expectations. Regular travel required.

Duties include but are not limited to:
•   Conducts inspections to determine external and internal conditions of dwellings in accordance with the most recent CNA statement of work to include expected useful life, and handicap accessibility surveys
•   Review blueprints for handicap accessibility to ensure all accessibility requirements are being followed
•   Assumes responsibility for the general maintenance of assigned Zeffert & Associates issued equipment
•   Responds to the inquiries of customers by providing guidance and explanation of report findings and follows up in a timely manner
•   Ensures timely completion of required summaries, or reports
•   Serves as a back up to Report Writers
•   Research and interpret a clear understanding of all accessibility regulations
•   Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
•   Two years related experience in real estate, construction, building maintenance, property management or similar industry
•   Valid class “C” driver’s license
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
•   Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
•   Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
•   Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
•   High school diploma or GED required
•   Associate degree preferred

Physical Requirements:
•   Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
•   Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
•   Must be able to lift and carry up to 10 lbs.
•   Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

Please email Lauren Daugherty, HR Generalist, at ldaugherty@zeffert.com with your cover letter and resume.


Administrative Assistant – Zeffert & Associates - Posted on 03/01/2017

Zeffert & Associates is your one stop resource for all housing compliance needs. We provide everything from on-site physical inspections and monitoring to training in HUD, Rural Development and LIHTC (Sec. 42). We have a commitment to the long term viability of the nation’s stock of affordable housing. Our founders understood the need for quality affordable housing and how shortages would impact our country and its citizens. We realize that, although needed, our services could create a financial burden on the housing community being served. We have attempted to minimize this by creating a pricing structure based on cost of service plus a modest profit. In our industry, pricing based on the market causes an undue burden on the properties and ultimately communities suffer.

The Administrative Assistant performs administrative and office support activities as directed and serves as an assistant to the executive team. Duties include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing. Ensures implementation of industry best practices for front desk reception, mail operations, filing, and telephone operations working to meet or exceed customer and guests’ expectations.

Duties include but are not limited to:
•   Answering the telephone, directing calls to the appropriate department or employee, and updating voicemail greeting when necessary
•   Greeting visitors and assisting with meeting logistics such as ordering lunches, preparation of meeting/conference rooms and providing ongoing support, including basic IT, setting up conference calls, projectors, video, etc.
•   Distribution and sorting of both inbound and outbound mail and parcels
•   Ensuring the office environment is pleasant and efficient, which may include cleaning and tidying up kitchen and conference room, ordering and stocking supplies, notifying property maintenance of routine needs.
•   Serving as coordinator of the Employee Involvement Committee, creating employee certificates for anniversaries and birthdays, as well as providing assistance with planning corporate events.
•   Developing forms and other documents for the executive team, including proofing and editing documents.
•   Maintaining keys for vehicles, vehicle usage, and updating mileage log.
•   Shuttle staff and/or visitors using company vehicle.
•   Serves as an executive assistant to the CEO and generally speaking, the entire executive team.
•   Assist with IT help desk tickets.
•   Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
•   Two years related administrative experience.
•   Prior experience as an executive assistant or office manager a plus.
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
•   Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook).
•   Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
•   Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
•   High school diploma or GED required.
•   Valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements:
•   Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
•   Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
•   Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
•   Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on the telephone.

Please email Lauren Daugherty, HR Generalist, at ldaugherty@zeffert.com with your cover letter and resume.


PORTER/GROUNDSKEEPER - Posted on 03/13/2017

Berkshire Communities has an incredible opportunity for a PORTER/GROUNDSKEEPER to join our team at Towne House Apartments

We are seeking a Groundskeeper that is diligent, spirited, energetic, devoted, happy-go-lucky, good sport with incredible attention to detail!

Under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and Property Manager, the Porter/Groundskeeper will own and drive assisting the upkeep of the property in order to enhance and maintain its curb appeal for Berkshire Communities

Responsibilities to include:
*Preventative Maintenance/Safety
*Walk property to remove litter
*Assist in maintaining the common and amenity areas neat and free of litter
*Perform "trash out" duties
*Transfer trash to dumpster
*Detail property
*Other maintenance and property needs as requested

***Only applicants that apply online will be considered. Please apply online at:
https://re12.ultipro.com/BER1009/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=1248


Maintenance Technician - Posted on 03/13/2017

Berkshire Communities is a national management company that owns and operates more than 90 properties across the US. As a leader in the property management industry for over 4 decades, Berkshire Communities has the one asset that sets us apart from the others --Berkshire people!

Learn the industry from the ground up. Our forward thinking training strategies will give you all the tools and knowledge that you need to
succeed.

Dream and imagine yourself going to places and conquering challenges that you never thought possible.

Reach and set your sights on the top! Achieve your goals and relish in your success. Berkshire recognizes a job well done and creates a thriving environment for its people.

Explore the possibilities! With our accelerated growth, there are lots of career opportunities in cities across the country.

Must have 1 - 2 years’ experience in Apartment Maintenance
Must live onsite (free apartment)
•   Candidates should possess:
•   EPA certification Type I and II
•   Plumbing/Carpentry/Electrical Repairs/Unit Preparation-Apartment Turns/HVAC experience
•   Transportation/valid driver's license
•   Pleasant personality and ability to work successfully with residents and employees
•   Organize, prioritize and ensure service requests and repairs are made correctly and in timely manner
•   On-call responsibility is required (live onsite - free apartment)
•   Berkshire offers a competitive salary an exceptional benefits package and spectacular opportunity for growth.

•   ***Only applicants that apply online will be considered. Please apply online at: https://re12.ultipro.com/BER1009/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=1198


Maintenance Technician - Posted on 03/20/2017

Position Purpose:
Assist and work with the Maintenance Supervisor and Community Manager to perform the necessary repairs and preventive maintenance throughout the entire property. This position is responsible for maintenance of the residential apartment homes, public space, outside grounds and equipment.

Each community location has pre-designated office hours which this position will need to accompany to ensure community operations are functioning effectively.

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Maintenance Supervisor - Posted on 03/20/2017

StoneCreek Communities is looking to hire an experienced Maintenance Supervisor for a West County apartment community.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing company and work at a well-established apartment community. Competitive salary, bonus, paid time off, 401K match and health benefits offered. We are offering a $500 sign on bonus for this position. If interested, please email Manager@ProspectCreekApts.com or call Jessica at 636-227-3955.

At StoneCreek, we take pride in hiring the best associates to provide world-class customer service to our residents. We are seeking a career-minded professional who is motivated by new challenges, who shares our commitment to customer service, and who wants more than just a job. With markets throughout the country and a portfolio of nearly 5,000 units, we have what you need to develop a successful career. We have specialized training classes and development opportunities that will promote your professional growth. We are not just developing, building, and managing apartment communities; we are building a foundation for your career. Please submit your resume and salary history to apply for this position.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB INCLUDE:
1. Under direction of the Property Manager, supervises and schedules maintenance activities. The supervisor is a working technician and is expected to carry the workload of one full technician.
a. Work with the office team and Property Manager (i.e., walking apartments and move-in/move-outs). Determine weekly apartment make-ready and service request schedules. Report apartments that are ready to show to the Property Manager.
b. Communicate assignments and major tasks to employees. Make sure they have all the instructions and resources necessary to complete assignments adequately.
c. Periodically check the work progress of each maintenance employee. Provide immediate assistance and instruction as needed.
d. Provide input to the Property Manager regarding employee performance evaluations, employee compliments from residents and corrective counseling needs.

2. Coordinate, schedule and respond to resident/management requests and service requests for occupied apartments.

3. Oversee service request completion and adhere to company policy requiring all requests be completed within 48 hours, with the exception of requests requiring replacement parts.

4. Ensure emergency/priority requests are completed within 24 hours of submission.

5. Coordinate, schedule and prepare vacant apartments for move-in including the use of outside vendors as needed.

6. Prepare vacant units for move in following company policy of 7 business days for turn units.

7. Identify and correct hazardous community conditions.

8. Tour property daily to look for needed maintenance and liability hazards and report findings to Property Manager. Work to resolve any hazardous conditions immediately.

9. Coordinate, schedule, and perform preventative maintenance on equipment and apartments.

10. Submit supply order requests to Property Manager for review and approval.

11. Responsible for ensuring efficient and courteous response to all resident requests with follow-up calls and excellent customer service.

12. Direct the maintenance team on prioritizing service requests and monitor resident satisfaction in person or through follow-up calls. Pick up litter on the property and report any capital projects to Property Manager.

EDUCATION AND MANDATORY SKILLS:
•   High School Diploma or equivalent; some college or trade school preferred.
•   EPA certification Type I and II, Universal preferred.
•   CPO (Certified Pool Operator).

EXPERIENCE AND SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE:
•   At least 4+ years' experience in multifamily maintenance and a supervisory role. - Fast-paced, high energy individual with great attention to detail.
•   Excellent oral and written communication skills using the English language.
•   Self-starter who is outgoing, motivated and customer service oriented.
•   Must have extensive knowledge in plumbing, electrical, appliance repair, painting, locks/keys, and drywall.
•   Must be able to physically work on feet all day long and carry loads up to 75lbs as well as use a ladder.
•   Ability to supervise and direct maintenance personnel and contracted vendors used on site.
•   Ability to handle evening and weekend emergency on-call duty on a 4 week rotation. - Reliable transportation and method of contact.

BENEFITS:
At StoneCreek our employees and their well-being are important to us. This is why we offer a comprehensive and valued benefits package to fit the individual needs of each employee and their family. Some of the benefits we offer include:
•   Medical: StoneCreek offers multiple medical plans to choose from for your healthcare coverage.
•   Dental: Our dental plans are designed to meet your individual needs.
•   Vision: Vision coverage provided is available from both participating and non-participating providers.
•   Reimbursement Plans: These Flexible Spending Accounts allow you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible healthcare or dependent-care expenses.
•   Life Insurance: Help protect your family with company-paid life and AD&D insurance. You may also purchase supplemental and dependent life insurance.
•   Disability: Long-term disability is provided at no cost to you. Short-term disability is also available at reasonable rates.
•   Employee Assistance Program: You and members of your immediate family are eligible from day one for help with issues affecting your work or personal life. Of course, participation is held in strict confidence.
•   401(k): Contribute pre-tax dollars and choose to invest in any of more than 18 funds, or choose one of the many LifeTime funds available.
•   Vacation: You’ll accrue vacation time each pay period. At certain intervals, accruals increase.
•   Holidays: Enjoy nine paid holidays per year, plus an additional day for your birthday.
•   Apartment Discount: When you work for StoneCreek, you can live with us, too! Take advantage of our StoneCreek apartment discount.


National Apartment Association (NAA)

National Apartment Association (NAA)

Missouri Apartment Association (MAA)

Missouri Apartment Association (MAA)
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)