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Berkshire Housing Development Corporation & Housing Services Inc.

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Employment Opportunities

Berkshire Housing is an equal opportunity employer.

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

BOOKKEEPER - ACCOUNTING

 

PART-TIME PORTER / GROUNDSKEEPER

 

Download an employment application here.

Download a copy of the Berkshire Housing Employee benefits package here.

 

 

BOOKKEEPER

ACCOUNTING

 

Reports To:  Senior Accountant

 

Areas of Responsibility:

 

The Bookkeeper is responsible for financial recordings of companies under contract with Berkshire Housing Services, Inc.(BHSI), for compliance with state and federal financial regulations, and assists in financial matters for both Berkshire Housing Services and Berkshire Housing Development. The Bookkeeper is responsible for properly recording all financial transactions in a timely manner to accurately reflect the financial position of each entity.

 

Specific Tasks & Duties:

Financial Reporting/Analysis

Prepare any financial information required by other staff members.

Prepare various financial analyses as requested by the President and Vice Presidents.

Prepare any other related financial projects representative of said position as directed.

Prepare daily cash deposits for various properties under BHSI and BHDC as in a timely and accurate fashion.

Prepare monthly bank reconciliations timely and accurately for various properties under BHSI and BHDC.

 

Auditing

Compile information required for auditors, assist and monitor audit performance completion

Perform internal audits for compliance with management suggestions.

 

Budgeting

Assist in budget preparation for all entities in conjunction with the Vice President of Finance.

Assist the Property Managers in preparation and analysis of budgets on either a monthly or ad-hoc basis as needed.       

 

These duties are not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties that are associated with a position of this nature may be added.

 

Job Qualifications:

3-5 years of experience working with full cycle accounting.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office a must

Strong organizational skills necessary

 

Work Schedule: Part-time or full-time schedule. Can be flexible based on the needs of the successful candidate.

 

Please be aware that this job description does not constitute a contract of employment. Berkshire Housing reserves its right to exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

 

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

BRATTLEBROOK VILLAGE

 

Reports To:

Maintenance Supervisor and Property Manager

 

Areas of Responsibility:

The Maintenance Technician works as part of a team, and is responsible for general and routine cleaning of the interior and exterior of the Brattlebrook Village apartment complex along with all minor maintenance tasks that affect the efficient management of the facility and the comfort, welfare and safety of the tenants. Strict confidentiality must be followed and adhered to at all times with regards to tenant related issues.

 

Specific Tasks & Duties:

This position will be expected to fulfill duties of Berkshire Housing, as directed by the Property Manager and or the Maintenance Supervisor.

Cleaning appliances, vacuuming/cleaning shampooing carpets and floors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens and painting. 

Attend to or repair tenant maintenance issues.

Tasks include snow-blowing, shoveling, and treating sidewalks and entryways, with ice melt, during times of inclement weather. Shovel and keep clear all paths from exits.

Ensures rubbish, papers and debris are picked up. Check for property damage and safety hazards and for proper exterior lighting.

Wash down or sweep down building where accessible to remove spider webs, etc.

Maintain common areas by vacuuming and cleaning halls, stairs, carpets, community rooms, windows, walls and replacing any broken / inoperative light fixtures and or bulbs.

Performs general repair duties (replacement of electrical fixtures, toilet repairs, equipment installations (504 accommodations), drywall and flooring repairs).

Goes to local supply centers to pick up supplies for the project.

Acts in a responsible manner at all times keeping in mind the Project’s interest

Performs all other related tasks as requested by management including enforcement of property rules and regulations.

Mowing of lawn and other landscaping as required

 

These duties are not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties that are associated with a position of this nature may be added.

 

Job Qualifications:

1-2 years general maintenance experience including basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, custodial and grounds keeping

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as part of a team

Ability to take direction

Dependable with excellent work ethic a must

Ability to communicate effectively with tenants to address issues and/or concerns.

Experience operating a plow, zero-turn commercial lawn-mower, and golf cart helpful

Valid Driver’s License preferred

Basic computer ability helpful

 

Physical Requirements:

Ability to change positions (sit/stand/bend/squat/kneel) regularly throughout the day

Ability to lift/move up to 30 lbs regularly

Ability to lift/move more than 50 lbs occasionally

Ability to work outside in all weather conditions

Ability to safely climb ladders occasionally

Ability to move safely over uneven terrain and sometimes in confined spaces

Ability to use hands/fingers to complete various maintenance tasks

 

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (1/2 hour lunch) – on-call evening hours as well as a rotational weekend on-call shift

PART-TIME PORTER / GROUNDSKEEPER

RICE SILK MILL

 

Reports To: Site Manager and Property Manager

 

Areas of Responsibility:

The Porter/Groundskeeper is responsible for the general and routine cleaning of the interior and exterior of the Rice Silk Mill Apartments to maintain the efficient management of the apartment complex and the comfort, welfare and safety of the tenants. Strict confidentiality must be followed and adhered to at all times with regards to tenant related issues.

 

Specific Tasks & Duties:

Vacuum and shampoo carpeting in common halls, stairwells and both Community Rooms

Assist in trimming of hedges & bushes, weed trimming, lawn mowing, etc.

General cleaning of hallway walls and baseboards, stairwells and laundry room.

Police grounds of complex & dumpster area daily to ensure that rubbish is removed for disposal.

Performs all other related tasks as requested by management and Site Manager.

May require responding to emergency situations or snow removal that may occur during the evenings or on weekends or as needed.

 

These duties are not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties that are associated with a position of this nature may be added.

 

Job Qualifications:

Dependable with excellent work ethic a must

Ability to take direction

Attention to detail required

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as part of a team

 

Work Schedule: Part-time schedule of 11-15 hours/week, preferably 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.  (M, W and F)

 

 

 

 

   

 

Download an employment application here.

Download a copy of the Berkshire Housing Employee benefits package here.

 

 

Berkshire Housing Development Corporation & Berkshire Housing Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1180, Pittsfield, MA  01202-1180    Phone: 413.499.1630 - Fax: 413.496-9831