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19
Mar

POSITION: Desk Clerk
LOCATION(S): Pensione Esperanza, San Jose
RESPONSIBLE TO: Property Manager
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-exempt
BENEFITS: This is a part time, hourly, non-exempt position.
COMPENSATION: $13.50 – $13.65 per hour (graveyard shift differential rate)
HOURS PER WEEK: APPROX. 20 HOURS PER WEEK. — GRAVEYARD SHIFTS

PREREQUISITES:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent
  2. Ability to relate well to residents, guests, and other staff.
  3. Must be mature and responsible.
  4. Must be able to show the can exercise good judgment.
  5. Must be flexible in attitude and work schedule
  6. Must have good communication skills & telephone manners.
  7. Previous experience of similar type desirable.
  8. Demonstrate ability to work alone and follow directions.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
Under the supervision of the Property Manager, the desk clerk is responsible for the security of the public areas of the building. Greet guests, answer questions, and answer the telephone. Monitor the security / TV system screens and report any suspicious activity. Desk clerk is responsible for the clean appearance of the desk area and for enforcing rules regarding the lobby and library areas. Other duties as assigned by the Resident Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Be the public person at the front desk. Always present a good appearance (neat and clean). Greet guests and give entry to vendors or those (other than residents) visiting the property.
  2. Answer questions, give information regarding application and unit availability, answer the telephone, and take messages that are legible and complete in content.
  3. Observe the TV security monitors and report any suspicious activity. In the event of an emergency, respond to the appropriate service by calling 911 and then the Property Manager.
  4. Enforce policy regarding after hours guests. Register all overnight guests.
  5. Enforce prohibition against eating food in the lobby area and make sure that all litter is picked up immediately. Notify the janitor for large clean-up needs.
  6. Responsible for after-hours writing of work order requests on the Maintenance Request Form including all relevant information such as date received and permission to enter.
  7. Perform other duties as requested by the Resident Manager

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Computer use.
  2. Sitting at desk for extended periods of time.
  3. Periodic walking of property, which may require walking up and down stairs.
  4. The ability to lift/move/carry up to and including 50 pounds.

To apply: This position will remain open until filled. We reserve the right to start the hiring process at any time.

Please submit the following as attachments to info@charitieshousing.org:

1. A cover letter
2. A copy of your résumé

Looking to make immediate hire(s).

Principals only. No calls please. We will only respond to those persons who are deemed qualified at the sole discretion of Charities Housing. For more information about Charities Housing, please visit our website www.charitieshousing.org.

Charities Housing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Charities Housing is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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19
Mar

Charities Housing is committed to developing and managing affordable housing and strives to create developments that contribute positively to communities. Healthy communities start with people who care, who fulfill a vision, and who gladly perform meaningful services. That is what you will find in each and every affordable housing developed, owned, and managed by Charities Housing throughout Silicon Valley. We firmly believe our contributions are essential to the creation of healthy communities.

Position: Part time Assistant Property Manager of an 100-unit 100% tax credit (TCAC) multi-family property.

Compensation: DOE + Rent free apartment

Scope: The Assistant Manager is expected to support the resident manager within the performance guidelines set for the individual property. These include measurables such as recertifications, interviews, vacancy, make ready times, outstanding work/case management requests, delinquencies etc. These are measured weekly.

Prerequisites:
Experience: Must have prior property management experience with tax credit properties.
Ability: Must show ability to keep records, demonstrate supervisor qualities, and enjoy working with others.
Languages: English/Spanish Bilingual a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: A minimum of one year experience in performing on-site property management and clerical duties as a Community Manager and/or Assistant Community Manager; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. HUD and/or TCAC experience required. Must be able to show a valid California Driver’s License.

Supervision Required:
Receives direct supervision from the Property Manager and may receive direction from higher level positions. Provides general supervision to the emergency contacts and may provide general supervision to lower level positions.

Essential Job Functions:
The following duties are normal for this position but are not to be deemed all-encompassing. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Takes direction from Property Manager
  • Assists in, and conducts, initial and annual re-certification
  • Service residents’ complaints and requests
  • Market vacancies
  • Daily inspections of grounds and vacant units
  • Process tenant applications (Credit, landlord, income and criminal background check)
  • Maintain project files with daily filing in tenant, maintenance, vendor and project files.
  • Annual inspection of units
  • Scheduling of resident maintenance requests
  • Enforces tenant rules and regulations
  • Assists in Maintenance of property files in compliance with the affordable housing programs applicable to the properties

Physical Requirements:

  • Driving or ability to travel between different locations in Santa Clara County.
  • Computer use.
  • Sitting at desk for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to lift/move/carry up to and including 50 pounds.

**Selected candidate will be required to live on site.**

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.

Looking to make an immediate hire. This position will remain open until it has been filled. If we receive resumes from qualified candidates, we reserve the right to start the hiring process at any time.

To apply, send the following via email in pdf form:

1. E-mail title should read “Assistant Property Manager”
2. A cover letter — send as an attachment
3. A copy of your resume — send as an attachment

Principals only. No calls please. We will only respond to those persons who are deemed qualified at the sole discretion of Charities Housing. For more information about Charities Housing, please visit our website www.charitieshousing.org.

Charities Housing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Charities Housing is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request

No relocation will be provided.

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31
Jan

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26
Jan

Charities Housing is committed to developing and managing affordable housing and strives to create developments that contribute positively to communities. Healthy communities start with people who care, who fulfill a vision, and who gladly perform meaningful services. That is what you will find in each and every affordable housing developed, owned, and managed by Charities Housing throughout Silicon Valley. We firmly believe our contributions are essential to the creation of healthy communities.

Position: Full time Maintenance Technician

Compensation: DOE
BENEFITS: Benefits including health, dental, vision, FSA, EAP, life insurance (LTD), 401(k), paid sick, vacation, and Holidays.

Description of Position: The Maintenance Person is expected to complete work orders in a timely manner. Work orders might include, but are not limited to: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, glazier, masonry, and painting tasks. Maintenance Person will work closely with the Property Managers in ensuring the property is well-maintained and necessary supplies are ordered on a timely basis.

Prerequisites:

  1. Minimum 3 years’ experience in electrical, plumbing, painting and general building maintenance required.
  2. Painting/Drywall: Ability to make repairs to drywall, texture, taping and painting.
  3. Plumbing: Ability to complete minor leak repairs, unclog drains, replace sinks, garbage disposals, water heaters, toilets, etc.
  4. Electrical: Ability to troubleshoot electrical problems.
  5. A/C: Ability to maintain, repair and troubleshoot in-unit HVAC
  6. A valid driver’s license and carry current automobile insurance.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The following duties are normal for this position but are not to be deemed all-encompassing. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Performs a wide array of maintenance duties, including inspection, preventative, emergency, cosmetic and routine maintenance.
  • Repairs and treats structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets; performs minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets; repairs door hinges.
  • Changes filters on HVAC units.
  • Service appliances, kitchen, and emergency equipment; hook up appliances as needed.
  • Reports mechanical malfunctions to appropriate party for action.
  • Moves and assists in moving furniture and equipment at various facilities/sites.
  • Exercises discretion in identifying projects requiring the services of higher skilled crafts or third party contractors.
  • Annotates and updates work logs for specific site requirements.
  • Responds to alarm calls during and after regular work hours.
  • Unit turnover and preparation for new move in.
  • Assist with unit inspections throughout the year as requested by the property manager (minimally once a year) and executes work orders resulting from same.
  • Work with property manager to schedule and respond to work orders.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Driving or ability to travel between different locations in Santa Clara County
  • Computer use
  • The ability to lift/move/carry up to and including 50 pounds

Looking to make an immediate hire. This position will remain open until it has been filled. If we receive resumes from qualified candidates, we reserve the right to start the hiring process at any time.

To apply:
Send the following in pdf form via email

1. A cover letter
2. A copy of your résumé

Principals only. No calls please. We will only respond to those persons who are deemed qualified at the sole discretion of Charities Housing. For more information about Charities Housing, please visit our website www.charitieshousing.org.

Charities Housing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Charities Housing is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

No relocation will be provided.

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25
Jan

POSITION: Desk Clerk
LOCATION(S): PARKSIDE STUDIOS – SUNNYVALE, CA
RESPONSIBLE TO: Property Manager
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-exempt
COMPENSATION: $15.00 / HOUR
HOURS PER WEEK: APPROX. 20 HOURS PER WEEK. — WEEKEND & GRAVEYARD SHIFTS

Company Description: Charities Housing is committed to developing and managing affordable housing and strives to create developments that contribute positively to communities. Healthy communities start with people who care, who fulfill a vision, and who gladly perform meaningful services. That is what you will find in each and every affordable housing developed, owned, and managed by Charities Housing throughout Silicon Valley. We firmly believe our contributions are essential to the creation of healthy communities.

PREREQUISITES:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent
  2. Ability to relate well to the Residents, guests, and other staff.
  3. Must be mature and responsible. Must be able to show they can exercise good judgment
  4. Must be flexible in attitude and work schedule.
  5. Must have good communication skills and telephone manners.
  6. Previous experience of similar type is desirable.
  7. Demonstrate ability to work alone and follow directions.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
Under the supervision of the Property Manager, the desk clerk is responsible for the security of the public areas of the building. Greet guests, answer questions, and answer the telephone. Monitor the security / TV system screens, walk the property, and report any suspicious activity. Desk clerk is responsible for the clean appearance of the desk area and for enforcing rules regarding the lobby and library areas. Other duties as assigned by the Resident Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Be the public person at the front desk. Always present a good appearance (neat and clean). Greet guests and give entry to vendors or those (other than residents) visiting the property.
  2. Answer questions, give information regarding application and unit availability, answer the telephone, and take messages that are legible and complete in content.
  3. Observe the TV security monitors and report any suspicious activity. In the event of an emergency, respond to the appropriate service by calling 911 and then the Property Manager.
  4. Enforce policy regarding after hours guests. Register all overnight guests.
  5. Enforce prohibition against eating food in the lobby area and make sure that all litter is picked up immediately. Notify the janitor for large clean-up needs.
  6. Perform other duties as requested by the Resident Manager

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Computer use.
  2. Sitting at desk for extended periods of time.
  3. The ability to lift/move/carry up to and including 50 pounds.

Looking to make an immediate hire. This position will remain open until it has been filled. If we receive resumes from qualified candidates, we reserve the right to start the hiring process at any time.

To apply:
Send the following in pdf form via email to info@charitieshousing.org:

1. A cover letter

2. A copy of your résumé

Please note email subject line should read “PT Desk Clerk”

Principals only. No calls please. We will only respond to those persons who are deemed qualified at the sole discretion of Charities Housing. For more information about Charities Housing, please visit our website www.charitieshousing.org.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.

Charities Housing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Charities Housing is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

No relocation will be provided.

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21
Aug
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25
Jul
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Jul
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Jul
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27
Mar
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10
Aug

July/August 2016
Charities Housing took a new approach when developing its 59-unit Parkside Studios in Sunnyvale, Calif. The 370-square-foot micro-unit studios were built off-site in a warehouse near Sacramento by modular manufacturer ZETA Communities. Read More

Category : 2016 | Blog
30
Mar

Summary of the Position:
Under the direction of the Director of Property management, the Regional Manager is responsible for all operations of a portfolio of communities owned and managed by Charities Housing. The Sr. Regional Supervisor interprets and implements procedures based on the agencies policies & procedures, as well as all relevant program, city, county, government and other applicable housing regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of employees, conducts some of the hiring and termination process as well as training and evaluating of all staff assigned.
  • Monitors monthly financial performance on properties to insure that financial goals and budgets are met – including review of accounts receivable, individual property cash flow, rent increases, and replacement reserve transactions. Responsible for the preparation of budgets, reviews financial statement and reports.
  • Responsible for direct contact with sponsor and regulatory agencies including but not limited to HUD, HCD, TCAC, MHSA and ensure program compliance for each project. Respond to auditors and audit findings
  • Respond to auditors and audit findings.
  • Ensures that property files are maintained and in good order.
  • Conducts regular property inspections and prepare for site audits and inspections.
  • Ensures evictions are processed in compliance with regulatory guidelines, as well as fair housing policy guidelines.
  • Ensures and evaluates competitive bidding for services and repairs.
  • Develop marketing and advertising materials as well as make recommendations to improve leasing effectiveness.
  • Responsible for all program compliance of assigned properties
  • Provide written reports for the Board on properties in the portfolio. Attend Asset Committee and, if necessary, Board meetings.
  • Collect, review, and prepare weekly operations reports from all properties (Weekly call-in).
  • Ensure compliance with Fair Housing law, including Reasonable Accommodation requests.
  • Manages all tenant/applicant relations to include; violation notices, tenant/applicant appeals, termination notices & move-ins legal issues among other activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required knowledge, skills & abilities:

  1. Ability to work proactively in a fast-paced team setting and to make independent decisions.
  2. Knowledge and previous experience in Yardi Voyager (or related property management software).
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills, patience and sensitivity to tenant-landlord relations.
  4. Proficient writing skills, including excellent spelling and grammar skills with ability to proof and edit all correspondence and documentation accurately and to prepare correspondence with regulatory agencies, partners, vendors and staff.
  5. Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to work with minimal supervision.
  6. Self-starter; desire to succeed in chosen career path and demonstrated ambition to develop career.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  1. Specific knowledge of Tax Credit & HUD rules and regulations.
  2. Prior experience supervising staff.
  3. Knowledge of property maintenance function and prioritization.
  4. On-site Property Management & lease up experience.
  5. 2-years’ experience working in office environment; demonstrated decision-making abilities.
  6. Intermediate knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  7. Experience working with social services providers and/or at risk populations preferred

EDUCATION

  • Current Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) and Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) desired
  • B.A. degree preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Computer use.
  2. Sitting at desk for extended periods of time.
  3. The ability to lift/move/carry up to and including 50 pounds.

To Apply: This position will remain open until it has been filled.
Send the following via email in pdf form:

  1. Title of email should read “Regional Manager”
  2. Cover letter
  3. A copy of your resume.

Compensation: DOE + Benefits package which includes Medical (Kaiser), Dental, Vision, FSA, and 401(k). Paid sick, vacation, and Holidays.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.

Charities Housing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Charities Housing is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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30
Mar

Position: Full time Assistant Property Manager of a 214 unit 100% tax credit (TCAC) multi-family property in San Jose, CA

Scope: The assistant manager is expected to support the resident manager within the performance guidelines set for the individual property. These include measurables such as recertifications, interviews, vacancy, make ready times, outstanding work/case management requests, delinquencies etc. These are measured weekly.

Prerequisites:
Experience: Prior property management experience, preferably with tax credit properties, a plus.
Ability: Must show ability to keep records, demonstrate supervisor qualities, and enjoy working with others.
Languages: English/Spanish Bilingual a plus or English/Vietnamese.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: A minimum of one year experience in performing on-site property management and clerical duties as a Community Manager and/or Assistant Community Manager; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. HUD and/or TCAC experience highly preferred. Must be able to show a valid California Driver’s License.

Supervision Required:
Receives direct supervision from the Property Manager and may receive direction from higher level positions. May provide general supervision to lower level positions.

Essential Job Functions:
The following duties are normal for this position but are not to be deemed all-encompassing. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Takes direction from Property Manager
  • Assists in, and conducts, initial and annual recertification
  • Service residents’ complaints and requests
  • Market vacancies
  • Daily inspections of grounds and vacant units
  • Process tenant applications (Credit, landlord, income and criminal background check)
  • Maintain project files with daily filing in tenant, maintenance, vendor and project files.
  • Annual inspection of units
  • Scheduling of resident maintenance requests
  • Enforces tenant rules and regulations
  • Assists in Maintenance of property files in compliance with the affordable housing programs applicable to the properties

Physical Requirements:

  • Driving or ability to travel between different locations in Santa Clara County.
  • Computer use.
  • Sitting at desk for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to lift/move/carry up to and including 50 pounds.

Compensation: DOE + Benefits package which includes Medical (Kaiser), Dental, Vision, FSA, and 401(k). Paid sick, vacation, and Holidays.

To apply, submit the following in pdf form:

  1. Email title should read “Assistant Manager 214-units”
  2. Cover letter
  3. Résumé

This position will remain open until it is filled.

Principals only. No calls please. We will only respond to those persons who are deemed qualified at the sole discretion of Charities Housing. For more information about Charities Housing, please visit our website www.charitieshousing.org.

Charities Housing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Charities Housing is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

No relocation will be provided.

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Feb
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Jan
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Jan
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Jun
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Jun
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