Floating Assistant Property Manager - Southwest Region

  • King County Housing Authority
  • May 11, 2022
Full time Admin-Clerical Customer Service General Business Government Other

Job Description

Job Summary

Effective December 1, 2021, the King County Housing Authority has instituted a COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Policy that requires all regular, part-time, and temporary employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the health and safety of its workplace and community.  Newly hired employees must provide proof to KCHA Human Resources after an offer of employment has been made and before their first day of employment that they are fully vaccinated. Individuals with a qualifying medical or religious reason may submit a request for exemption and reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualifying individuals if the accommodations do not present an undue hardship.

This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by May 18, 2022. 
 
About King County Housing Authority

King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high-performing, nationally recognized leader in affordable housing and in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper.  Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing.  KCHA is the largest housing provider in the County, and annually, the agency serves over 55,000 low-income individuals.
 
We transform lives through housing.
 
We are currently hiring for a Floating Assistant Property Managers that will have an opportunity to work in various satellite offices throughout the Southwest Region.  The Southwest region is composed of various portfolios that are each managed by a property manager and support staff.  The properties are located in Burien, Kent, Seattle, and Tukwila.  The home office will be based at the Seola Gardens portfolio located in Seattle (White Center).

The individual selected for this role will perform a variety of administrative duties related to the management of the portfolios. They will be responsible for ensuring that the properties are operated in an efficient, cost effective manner while providing high quality, well maintained housing for the residents and/or tenants. Some of the regular duties in this position will be interfacing with applicants, residents, and neighbors; performing annual reviews and rent calculations for residents; annual inspections, lease-enforcement, and compiling data for use in reports.  The Floating Assistant Property Manager will assist with managing the operations as directed by the Regional Manager. 

Essential Functions

Floating Assistant Property Manager will:

  • Train and monitor the work of new and current staff as directed by the Regional Manager.
  • Provide staff coverage for Property Managers and/or Property Specialists throughout the region as needed.
  • Participate in administrative workload management; support portfolios that with completing tasks timely, staff shortages, lease ups when program changes, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Competencies

Required Qualifications: 

  • Associate's Degree AND
  • Two years of relevant work experience in affordable housing, property management, or general management OR
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and maintain records (manual and electronic) and reports with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Knowledge of complex affordable housing programs including HUD rental assistance, LIHTC, HOME and/or other applicable regulated housing programs and Authority policies and procedures.
  • Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, ensuring accuracy, multi-tasking, and handling interruptions appropriately; ensures assignments are completed in a timely and effective manner.
  • Communicates effectively and collaboratively with individuals, and internal and external organizations; applies effective written and oral communication techniques to convey clear and timely messages.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to develop effective working relationships; works cooperatively, play a key role in department initiatives, exchanges ideas, and addresses issues in a constructive, collaborative manner. 
  • Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities; responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives.
  • Analyzes problems, identifies solutions, and articulates possibilities and recommendations; demonstrates critical, creative, and reflective thinking.
  • Utilizes excellent time management and problem solving techniques, and use of professional judgment in complex situations; demonstrates strong project management skills.
  • Proficiency using MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and the Internet.
  • Ability to work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the first day of employment or have an approved medical or religious exemption and reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualifying individuals if the accommodations do not present an undue hardship.
  • Consent to and pass driver's and criminal record background check.
  • Consent to and pass required assessments.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license to travel to KCHA sites as required.  Must have an acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment.

Position Information and Application Process

Application Requirements:
To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • Complete the online application profile in its entirety.
  • Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter)
  • Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé)

Salary & Benefits:
The salary range of this position is $55,813.00 - $68,372.00 annually.  A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are available.
 
Physical Work Environment:
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

Work is performed in an office environment and outdoors in all weather conditions. The incumbent frequently uses standard office equipment including personal computers, telephone and related equipment and will drive a vehicle on Authority business.
 
Equal Opportunity:
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.