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Job Title: Properties Director

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Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Executive Director

Date Revised: May 2020

Summary/Objective

Neighbors Of Watertown, Inc. (NOWI) provides a variety of quality affordable housing opportunities to the residents of the City of Watertown and Jefferson County. These opportunities include over 400 residential rental units as well as approximately 30 commercial rental spaces that are maintained by the company. Most units are located in the city of Watertown and the remaining units are in the Philadelphia area.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Provides supervision to the Property Manager, Site Managers, and Case Managers
  2. Provides supervision to the Maintenance Supervisor and Maintenance staff
  3. Provides assistance to the Compliance Specialist and HUD Compliance Specialist
  4. Provides supervision to the Security staff
  5. Oversees the management of all rental properties
  6. Provides management of major building projects
  7. Performs duties of the Safety Coordinator
  8. Performs duties of the 504 Coordinator, approval authority of reasonable accommodations for tenants
  9. Maintains the RezShield program
  10. Manages the set work schedules for Rental Properties Departments
  11. Adheres to all company policies

Competencies

  1. Organizational skills, thoroughness, ethical conduct
  2. Problem solving, decision making
  3. Customer/Client Focus
  4. Stress Management/Composure
  5. Communication proficiency, both verbal and written
  6. Ability to work with others establishing goals and objectives
  7. Knowledge of Plumbing, Electrical, Grounds upkeep, and Unit turnovers
  8. Time Management skills

Supervisory Responsibility

The Rental Properties Director oversees the activities of the Rental Properties staff.

Work Environment

This job operates mostly in a clerical, office setting. There are some requirements to check work sites locations and Neighbors of Watertown buildings. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role. While performing the duties of this job; the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Some filing is required; this would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a salary position, and typical work hours and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. along with after hours, weekend phone calls and checks.

Travel

Some travel is expected for this position to site locations.

Required Education and Experience

  1. High School diploma or GED
  2. 5 years’ work experience in property management or related field
  3. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  4. Reliable transportation to access scattered sites
  5. Ability to pass a thorough background check

AAP/EEO Statement

Neighbors of Watertown, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Signatures

This job description has been approved by all levels of management:

Manager____________________________________________________

Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

Employee__________________________________ Date_____________

Job Title: Site Manager

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Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Properties Manager

Date Revised May 2019

Summary/Objective

Neighbors Of Watertown, Inc. (NOWI) provides a variety of quality affordable housing opportunities to the residents of the City of Watertown and Jefferson County. This includes residential rental units in buildings that have tax credit, HUD, Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and/or other selection criteria that must be followed.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Determining if potential tenants meet income qualifications and other guidelines
  • Overseeing the ongoing compliance of current tenants
  • Working closely with maintenance and/or support services
  • Processing move ins and move outs and annual recertifications
  • Answering phone calls and handling walk-ins
  • Inputting data into the computer
  • Providing occupancy information as needed
  • Adhering to the set work schedule and all company policies

Competencies

  • Basic working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Works well with other staff to obtain needed information
  • Ability to work independently, juggle priorities, and schedule duties appropriately.
  • Ethical Conduct

Travel

Some travel to scattered sites is required

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Familiar with Section 8 housing voucher rules and procedures
  • Knowledge of other benefits programs that are available to assist tenants

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Tax Credit (LIHTC) compliance or Assisted Housing Manager (AHM) training preferred
  • Experience with BostonPost software preferred/li>

To apply: Resumes may be mailed (Neighbors of Watertown, 112 Franklin St., Watertown, NY 13601), faxed (315-782-0102) or E-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

AAP/EEO Statement

Neighbors of Watertown, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

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Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Date Revised: May 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective

Neighbors of Watertown, Inc. (NOWI) provides a variety of quality affordable housing opportunities to the residents of the City of Watertown and Jefferson County.  These opportunities include over 400 residential units as well as approximately 30 commercial rental spaces that are maintained by the company.  Most units are located in the City of Watertown and the remaining units are in the Village of Philadelphia area.

The maintenance worker position, under limited supervision, performs work to maintain rental property owned or managed by the company. This is an hourly position.  This position will rotate afterhours on call duties with other maintenance workers. Employee also performs related work as assigned.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Performs routine maintenance on building interior and exterior.
  2. Maintains a schedule of when maintenance has been performed and when next service is due.
  3. Works in a safe manner and recognizes unsafe situations. Takes appropriate action to ensure safety of themselves and others in building.
  4. Adheres to the set work schedule and all other company policies.

Competencies

  1. Plumbing
  2. Electrical
  3. Heating
  4. Grounds upkeep
  5. Unit turnovers
  6. Decision Making
  7. Thoroughness
  8. Time Management
  9. Customer/Client Focus

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are generally Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Some weekends or evening hours necessary in on-call situations.

Travel

Some travel to scattered sites is required.

Required Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. Prior maintenance experience on areas listed above
  3. Ability to work well with others and share duties
  4. Good organizational skills
  5. Reliable transportation for accessing scattered work sites
  6. Ability to pass a thorough background check

AAP/EEO Statement

Neighbors of Watertown, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Signatures

This job description has been approved by all levels of management:

Manager____________________________________________________

Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

Employee__________________________________ Date_____________