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Thies and Talle Management Caretaker - SF in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job TitleCaretakerLocationBridgewood Estates I - Sioux Falls, SD 57106 US (Primary)CategoryCaretakingJob TypeFull-timeJob DescriptionThies and Talle Management, Inc., a leading property management company with over thirty years of experience in the multi-housing industry, is now hiring a fulltime Caretaker to work at two apartment communities located in Sioux Falls, SD. Caretaking duties include light yard maintenance and cleaning of apartment turnovers and common areas. Some night and weekend hours required. Must be reliable. Equal Opportunity EmployerSUMMARY: The person in the Caretaker position provides cleaning and minor maintenance of all buildings on-site for which he/she is responsible, including maintaining the lawn and the surrounding property. The Caretaker communicates regularly and effectively with residents, staff, and all levels of management.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required. Management may modify, change or add to the duties of this description at any time without notice. Cleans all common areas and leasing office.Cleans vacant units and prepares units for new occupancy. This includes cleaning all appliances, cabinets, cupboards, heating registers, light fixtures, blinds, closets, etc.Picks-up trash on property and maintains clean and safe exterior environment.Performs snow and ice removal including snowblowing, shoveling, and putting down salt, using a pick to remove ice build-up on sidewalks and walkways, parking lots, roofs, and common spaces.Keeps parking areas clean and well maintained.Notifies supervisor of any resident or safety issues.Interacts positively with residents to maintain good communication and resident relations.SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Accurately completes paperwork such as service requests and timesheets.Communicates with management on changes, maintenance needs and tenant issues.SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to work within the following supervisory relationships: The Caretaker reports to the Property Manager. The Caretaker does not supervise other employees.Job RequirementsQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Education and Experience: Some experience in housekeeping, caretaking, or janitorial experience preferred.Language Skills: Ability to understand written and verbal directions. Ability to read and follow instructions on safety information for cleaning supplies.Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.Reasoning Ability: Needs to be able to assess a situation based upon available date and information and make timely and appropriate decisions.Other Skills/Abilities/Specifications: This job requires self-motivation and the ability to work independently. Needs ability to follow oral and written instructions and prioritize job duties. Ability to give attention to detail.PUNCTUALITY AND ATTENDANCE: Regular attendance, reliability, and punctuality are needed to be available to meet the needs of applicants, new and current residents, and outside vendors during regularly scheduled office hours. The success of the property and maintaining resident satisfaction and filling apartments requires staff to be available at the convenience of applicants and residents. Most buildings or apartment communities managed by Management have small staffs and employees must be able to assist other employees in job duties and be available to respond to occasional property or tenant emergencies. Must be available on evenings and weekends at beginning and end of month to work on apartment turnovers to clean and ready apartments from vacating residents for new occupants.WORKING CONDITIONS: T