Employment Info

All positions listed here are full-time positions, unless otherwise indicated. While we are an "at will" employer, all positions require employees to successfully complete a  six (6) month introductory period.
We are unable to return phone calls or provide status updates due to the volume of responses. Should your qualifications best meet our needs, you will be contacted within six weeks for interview. If not contacted, we will retain your information for six months in our active files.

LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROPERTY MANAGER

LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROPERTY MANAGER
The Community Development and Improvement Corporation is seeking an experienced licensed property manager to manage several properties located in multiple South Carolina counties. Ideal candidates will possess experience in managing Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties.

Duties: Collect rent and utility adjustments for incoming and vacating residents; move in new residents (lease preparation and signing, apartment inspection and processing of all required records); perform quality leasing interview; show vacant housing units to all prospective residents; performing follow-up visits after move-in to assist residents and to identify any potential problems; move out residents; review resident records and make recommendations for future eligibility: counsel residents on housing options; coordinate housing availability and transfer requirements in a timely manner to assure minimum vacancy loss; initiate transfer requests due to changing housing needs and emergency situations; prepare legal documents for non-payment of rent and other violations; conduct joint inspections of housing units with new and vacating tenants: generate work orders and resident charges as required; enforce lease requirements concerning resident housekeeping and modifications to the property; collect damage charges from residents; arbitrate disputed charges and recommend waiver of charges in error; counsels residents concerning avoidance of future charges; perform or supervise cash handling, deposit preparation and banking of receipts; perform monthly close-outs and maintain files in accordance with prescribed regulations and procedures; receive and bring resident complaints concerning housing management activities to a satisfactory conclusion; perform other duties as required.

Two to three years of responsible property management experience preferred. Tax credit certification preferred; however, ability to receive certification within six months is acceptable.

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MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Maintenance Supervisor

Summary: AHA currently provides maintenance services to 257 Low Rent Public Housing units and 321 Low Income Housing Tax Credit and other Federal, State, and privately funded programs units. AHA also administers 875 Vouchers under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Essential Job Functions: The supervisor position is a 37.5 hour per week position requiring on-call nights and weekend duty rotations for emergency coverage. Duties include maintenance work as well as the supervision of maintenance staff engaged in unskilled/semi-skilled work assignments. Maintains records and prepares reports in accordance with regulations. Employee must exercises considerable independent judgment and initiative to ensure that the activities of the department are properly scheduled, repair work is accomplished in a timely and proper manner, and personnel are efficiently supervised.
Coordinate the work of a small maintenance crew engaged in the maintenance and repair of housing units.
 Assign work orders in order to efficiently make repairs to housing units
 Prepare work orders in response to calls from residents, and maintain required records and reports related to site maintenance
 Review and complete work order forms
 Inspect grounds, work in progress, and completed work to assure that it complies with established standards
 Ensure that maintenance personnel are properly trained by monitoring progress of new hires, ensuring that employees receive training on new regulations and procedures
 Participate in the hiring process by assisting in interviewing applicants for employment and making hiring recommendations
 Submit time and leave reports for the maintenance crew
 Assist with the performance appraisals for maintenance staff and participate in the discussion with employees
 Counsel employees regarding job performance and document in accordance with established procedures
 Recommend disciplinary action as needed
 Perform maintenance tasks and provide housing manager with recommendations as needed
 Assist in the procurement of outside contractors when necessary and help establish general guidelines and priorities in the contractor’s projects
 Participate in annual inspection of units to determine needs for preventative and restorative repairs
 Conduct regular inspections of units to determine needs for maintenance of any aspect of housing units, including major equipment
 Make recommendations for changes in policies and procedures in response to changing conditions, requirements, regulations or technology
 Assist in preparations of maintenance budget for the site
 Inspect vacated apartments, complete make-ready list, and inform manager of status
 Perform a wide variety of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and preventative maintenance tasks, as needed
 Regularly conduct inventory of equipment, tools, parts, and supply of materials
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 Knowledge of the basic principles of management and supervision
 Knowledge of HUD regulations regarding housing quality standards and other maintenance related standards
 Knowledge of the Aiken Housing Authority (AHA) policies and procedures
 Knowledge of the physical layout of the site properties
 Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance, including standard practices, methods, tools, and materials, of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, carpentry, and grounds keeping.
 Knowledge of safety rules, including accident causation and prevention
 Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions
 Ability to supervise a comprehensive maintenance program for a public housing site
 Ability to analyze information from inspections in order to determine the maintenance needs, and the quality of maintenance services provided
 Ability to develop plans, and procedures for efficient and timely completion of work
 Ability to maintain records in an orderly fashion
 Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, subordinates, co-workers, residents, contractors, and the general public
 Ability to prepare recommendations and reports, as required
 Ability to read, understand and work from sketches and blueprints
 Ability to understand oral and written instructions
Minimum Qualifications include:
 A substantial knowledge of buildings/grounds maintenance practices and techniques;
 A working knowledge of practices and methods used for carpentry, plumbing, heating, painting,
electrical, and janitorial work.
 A working knowledge of applicable state and federal building codes and housing quality standards
including knowledge of EPA's lead paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting requirements is desired.
 Supervisor must be skilled in use of equipment and tools commonly used in buildings and grounds
maintenance and must have the ability to develop work specifications, to read and interpret
written instructions, and to prepare work progress reports.
 Supervisor must be able to identifying deferred maintenance and develop capital plans for
inclusion in the state and federal capital budgets.
 Computer knowledge is required.
 Valid South Carolina Driving License
 Ability to drive pickup truck and van Insurable
 Five (5) years of experience in supervising maintenance staff is preferred; strong leadership skills
is required.
This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job classification. All incumbents may not perform the entire job duties listed, and some incumbents may perform some duties, which are not listed, and incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory review of an applicant's background check.