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Property Manager - Leasing

Job Title: Property Manager
Job Status: Full-Time (Exempt Status)
Rate of Pay: $28.05 Hourly, $58,340 annual

Tasks include

  • Manage and oversee operations, maintenance, administration, and improvement of commercial, industrial, or residential properties.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate general maintenance, major repairs, and remodeling or construction projects for commercial or residential properties.
  • Direct collection of monthly assessments, rental fees, and deposits and payment of insurance premiums, mortgage, taxes, and incurred operating expenses.
  • Inspect grounds, facilities, and equipment routinely to determine necessity of repairs or maintenance.
  • Act as liaisons between on-site managers or tenants and owners.
  • Meet with prospective tenants to show properties, explain terms of occupancy, and provide information about local areas.
  • Market vacant space to prospective tenants through leasing agents, advertising, or other methods.
  • Prepare detailed budgets and financial reports for properties.
  • Maintain records of sales, rental or usage activity, special permits issued, maintenance and operating costs, or property availability.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of staff and contract personnel and evaluate their performance.
  • Meet with clients to negotiate management and service contracts, determine priorities, and discuss the financial and operational status of properties.
  • Solicit and analyze bids from contractors for repairs, renovations, and maintenance.
  • Prepare and administer contracts for provision of property services, such as cleaning, maintenance, and security services.
  • Investigate complaints, disturbances and violations and resolve problems, following management rules and regulations.
  • Review rents to ensure that they are in line with rental markets.
  • Maintain contact with insurance carriers, fire and police departments, and other agencies to ensure protection and compliance with codes and regulations.
  • Meet with boards of directors and committees to discuss and resolve legal and environmental issues or disputes between neighbors.
  • Purchase building and maintenance supplies, equipment, or furniture.
  • Determine and certify the eligibility of prospective tenants, following government regulations.
  • Confer regularly with community association members to ensure their needs are being met.
  • Negotiate the sale, lease, or development of property and complete or review appropriate documents and forms.
  • Clean common areas, change light bulbs, and make minor property repairs.
  • Negotiate short- and long-term loans to finance construction and ownership of structures.
  • Confer with legal authorities to ensure that renting and advertising practices are not discriminatory and that properties comply with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyze information on property values, taxes, zoning, population growth, and traffic volume and patterns to determine if properties should be acquired.
  • Contract with architectural firms to draw up detailed plans for new structures.
  • Negotiate with government leaders, businesses, special interest representatives, and utility companies to gain support for new projects and to eliminate potential obstacles.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

Interested applicants must complete an official agency application available at our main office below or download online at https://www.mcallenha.org/employment. Completed applications need to be mailed to:

McAllen Housing Authority
Attn: Executive Director
2301 Jasmine Avenue
McAllen, TX 78501