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Berkshire Housing Development Corporation & Housing Services Inc.

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Employment Opportunities

Berkshire Housing is an equal opportunity employer.

Available Positions: (click on each to see job description)

Resident Manager - Barrett House

Resident Manager - Capitol Square

Maintenance Technician – Brattlebrook Village

 

Maintenance Technician – Brattlebrook Village

 

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for general and routine cleaning of the interior and exterior of the Brattlebrook Village apartment complex.  He/she works under the supervision of the Property Manager with regards to maintenance and cleaning issues 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.

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 Classification – Full Time (40 hours)

 

Work Schedule –

Monday- Friday (8:00 – 4:30 with a 30 minute lunch)

Rotating on-call evening shifts

Rotating on-call weekend shifts

Resident Manager - Barrett House

The Resident Manager is responsible for supervising and/or performing maintenance on all apartments, common areas, grounds and additional structures at the apartment complex.  He/she is the on-site link between tenants and Berkshire Housing Services, Inc. (BHSI) with regards to maintenance problems, tenant behavior and in general any problems which affect the efficient management of the apartment complex and the comfort, welfare and safety of the tenants.  It is important that the Resident Manager hold a neutral position when there is involvement with tenant conflict. The Resident Manager is required to live in the apartment provided, and the apartment is conditional on the continued employment with Berkshire Housing.

 Specific Tasks and Duties

Clerical

Familiarize themselves with and be conversant in all policies and procedures

Maintain a filing system as set up by BHSI

Complete monthly and weekly reports including:

work order forms

monthly maintenance logs

unit preparation reports

incident reports

Distribute flyers and other materials to all tenants

 

Interior Maintenance

Perform annual inspections of units.

Perform and/or oversee preparation of apartments for new tenants by cleaning appliances, vacuuming/cleaning/shampooing carpets and floors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, and prepping and painting.

Respond to emergencies.

Be familiar with all emergency operating systems and their maintenance.

Know operational aspects of all physical operating components and how they work; and know proper vendor to call for repairs.

Supervise and/or maintain all common areas by removing trash, cleaning trash rooms, vacuuming and cleaning of all halls, stairs, carpets, community areas, laundry rooms, community kitchen, windows and walls.

Attend to or schedule repairs regarding all tenant maintenance issues.

 

Exterior Maintenance

Walk the grounds daily making sure that all litter is disposed of and check for property damage and any safety hazards.

Wash down or sweep down building where accessible to remove spider webs and bugs.

Check for proper exterior lighting.

Snow removal including maintaining sidewalks by snow blowing, shoveling, sanding, salting and remaining on site until clean up is completed.

 

Tenant/Management Related Issues

Show apartments to interested applicants including the Resident Manager unit.

Handle tenant complaints as directed by BHSI policy.  All tenant complaints must be held in strict confidence.

Monitor the presence of outside contractors.

Purchase supplies as directed by BHSI.

Filing of inspection sheets, work orders, and purchase orders.

 

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive.  It is expected you will perform any and all tasks normally associated with a job of this type.

 

 

Weekly Schedule:

20-40 hours/week, including on-call evening hours and rotational on-call weekend hours as scheduled

 

 

Resident Manager - Capitol Square Apts.

 

The Resident Manager is responsible for maintaining all apartments and appurtenant structures (if any) in the apartment complex. He/She is responsible for administering policies and following procedures as outlined in the Policy & Procedure manual of Berkshire Housing Services, Inc.  He/She acts as the on-site liaison between tenants and Berkshire Housing Services, Inc. with regards to maintenance problems, tenant behavior, and in general, any problems which affects the efficient management of the apartment complex and the comfort, welfare and safety of the tenants. Strict confidentiality is followed and adhered to at all times with regard to management of the property and tenant related issues.

 

Specific Tasks &Duties include and are not limited to the following:

 

Inspects apartment upon tenant giving notice to vacate

Shows apartment to prospective tenants including evenings and weekends when necessary

Assists managing agent in marketing property to prospective tenants.

Performs pre-rental inspection and completes pre-rental inspection forms

Maintains an up-to-date log of all maintenance related activities

Maintains a daily log as to project activities and events other than maintenance activities, such as tenant activities, outside contractor work, official visitors to the project

Remains on-site when a significant snowfall is forecasted and until clean-up of snow is completed

Monitor’s contractors performing tasks requested by site staff or management, including vendors performing services under seasonal contracts

Polices garbage and disposal areas (dumpsters) and all grounds of apartment complex ensuring rubbish, papers and miscellaneous debris are picked up

Prepare the Preventive maintenance system reports

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

Distributes flyers or other materials to each apartment as requested by management

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.

Is required to respond to emergency situations that may occur during the evening or weekends.

Performs minor maintenance tasks as directed by management.

 

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

 

Job Classification:  Full Time

Work Schedule:  Monday-Friday, weekend trash and snow removal duties.

8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. 8 hours daily

 

 

   

 

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