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At David S. Brown we offer generous benefits, opportunities for growth, and on-the-job training.
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Property Manager
full time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established policies and procedures while managing the day to day operations of the community.  The Property Manager is responsible for overseeing and enhancing the value of the property, developing and motivating the staff, maintaining positive resident relations and performing marketing as required.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Directly supervises leasing and service staff and monitors daily leasing activity

Responsible for scheduling, hiring, counseling, training, and other personnel related activities directly related to on-site staff

Evaluate and review the performance of leasing personnel and report to supervisors with concerns, compliments and/or areas requiring improvement

Maintains the physical condition of property by seeing that appropriate maintenance is routinely performed on the property

Sends appropriate correspondence to residents for lease termination, violation of lease terms, lease renewals, lease extensions, etc.

Assist in the creation of marketing strategies

Adheres to Social Media policy including posting to Social Media sites as required

Help create up beat/positive atmosphere

Submit monthly objectives such as marketing and outreach, miscellaneous functions, event planning, outreach results, and training strategy and results, etc. 

Submit monthly personnel schedules, in advance, to regional staff 

Responsible for showing (leasing) the model and vacant apartment homes to potential residents as needed.  In addition, this includes recording accurate marketing and demographic information from residents calling and visiting the Leasing Center on Guest Cards and in the computer.  Additionally, responsible for monitoring the follow-up response activity with potential residents

Performs inspections of “make-ready” apartment homes to ensure company quality standards are met or exceeded in a timely fashion

Responsible for ensuring all paperwork necessary to qualify applicants who are interested in leasing an apartment home is complete, accurate and processed timely

Responsible for ensuring accuracy and consistency of move-in inspections and all related  paperwork, including providing notary services as needed

Responsible for monitoring, reviewing, documenting and recapping all resident service requests, lease renewal, delinquency and any other miscellaneous requests, using the “warm call” program.

Responsible for performing and reviewing move-out inspections and all paperwork necessary upon a resident’s move-out

Maintains and transmits payroll records timely and accurately

Perform written evaluations of all property employee and provide recommendations for compensation adjustments and/or promotions

Responsible for learning the entire community layout including all floorplan styles and amenities

Maintains a thorough understanding of competitive market by conducting monthly competitive surveys and periodic visits to competitive properties

Responsible for exploring and documenting information regarding the property’s market area, the competition, area amenities, and area service on a monthly basis

Update Regional Manager weekly on status of miscellaneous functions, i.e., event planning, outreach results, training plans and results, etc.

Responsible for handling and resolving resident and vendor issues

Conducts weekly and quarterly property inspections and submits a detailed report of condition of property to the Regional Property Manager.  Coordinates with the maintenance service team on both preventative and ongoing maintenance

Responsible for completing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to owners and the corporate office 

Keeps accurate records of income and expenditures to ensure keeping within budget to achieve maximum NOI

Approves and codes appropriate invoices using proper general ledger categories

Keeps accurate records of apartment maintenance and inventory

Maintains accurate resident files

Responsible for evaluating the services of contractors at the community

Responsible for preparation and presentation of delinquent rent accounts in county Rent Court

Monitors pool activity and gatehouse security

Responsible for completing other miscellaneous projects assigned by the Regional Property Manager 

Flexibility in work schedule as determined by regional management may be required periodically to insure adequate staffing in leasing office 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job 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. It is important to be able to handle multiple tasks.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Strong commitment to company goals and values

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Customer-centered

Friendly and positive attitude 

Ability to maintain confidentiality 

Dependable, organized team player

Ability to direct, coach and motivate others

Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle

Thorough knowledge of Fair Housing Laws

Must be able to analyze monthly Income Statement to prepare variance reports

Sales:  Must be able to effectively persuade individuals to choose a product

Creativity: Must be able to generate new ideas in a competitive market place

Communications: Must be able to clearly convey thoughts and ideas written and orally to “owners” and deal effectively with residents

Organization:  Must be able to coordinate activities and time schedules for leasing staff: front desk and maintenance

Flexibility:  Must be able to manage changes and work demands

Dependability:  Must be a reliable team player who can take initiative

Professionalism:  Must be able to consistently maintain a professional demeanor

Decision-Maker:  Must be able to resolve resident and associate issues independently

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  To solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

 

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

While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  

Employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and taste or smell. 

Employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.

Employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Individual in this position must be creative, organized, flexible, dependable and professional.

 

Education/Training/Experience

High School Diploma, plus specialized training or a two year degree

Two years managing a property with 200 apartments or more or three years as an Assistant Manager at a property with 200 apartments or more 

Must have experience with property management software, Microsoft EXCEL and WORD

 

Supervision Responsibility

General supervision is given to employee.  Responsible for hiring, disciplining and terminating employees as well as scheduling office personnel. 

 

Content Marketing Assistant
full time apply

Overview

The Content Marketing Assistant will work with the marketing team on a range of projects to help promote the company’s brand and highlight the company culture. This entry-level role will work closely with the Director of Brand Strategy and Director of Marketing and be an integral part of the marketing team.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Assist with the creation of a monthly newsletter for residential properties

Create a consistent schedule of social media posts for our various pages

Assist marketing team with event planning at a range of commercial properties

Make simple edits to marketing flyers templates

Take pictures at resident events

Take pictures at various properties when necessary

Complete Matterport 3D scans of interior spaces

Make simple edits to our websites

Make simple changes to our commercial marketing PDF’s when vacancy changes

Assist Director of Brand Strategy to capture weekly updates at current construction projects via drone

Assist Director of Brand Strategy with gathering content for quarterly corporate newsletter

Create simple ads for digital boards at our commercial properties

Post relevant on-site content daily on social media channels

Assist Director of Marketing with Constant Contact email scheduling

Assist Director of Marketing with public relations initiatives

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a marketing related field

Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines

Proven experience as a marketing assistant and social media expert

Proven creative abilities as applied to marketing strategies

Extremely strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong, proven computer skills; Excel and Word are critical

Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop knowledge is a huge plus

This position may require some weekend work

Flexibility: Must be able to manage changes and work demands

Dependability: Must be a reliable team player who can take initiative

Strong commitment to company goals and values **Applicant must have their own car as this job requires frequent travel during work hours (gas will be reimbursed at the standard IRS rate)**

 

 

Junior Interior Designer
full time apply

Overview

We are seeking a junior interior designer with strong commercial interiors experience. You will join a highly creative, collaborative in house design team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.
The Junior Designer, while working under the direct supervision of a more senior Designer, performs a broad variety of drafting and/or design tasks.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Under supervision, may make updates and changes to existing drawings or designs
Work with design team to develop design ideas
May assist senior designers in selecting fixtures and finishes
Under supervision, develops preliminary space plans
Assist and learn detailing
Assist and learn the production of furniture & finish packages, along with cost estimating
Assists senior staff with verification of site details to support design
Assists in field surveying of client spaces
Corrects drawings red lined by others
Supports the team in collecting information for client assessment; may attend interviews, provide documentation support;

Qualifications

Graduate of architecture or design school, CIDA Accredited
1+ year experience or equivalent educational experience: strongly prefer experience working in corporate interior design projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of the application of color, materials and aesthetic form
Familiarity with space planning methodology
Familiarity with furnishings and equipment
Basic sketching and rendering skills
Basic interior architecture detailing skills
Working knowledge of CDs and procedures
Commitment to support projects through peaks and valleys
Intermediate MS Office Suite skills
Intermediate AutoCAD V2017 (or higher) skills
Basic Adobe Creative Suite skills
Basic verbal and written communication skills
Please submit a portfolio or work examples with your application

 

Punch Technician - Drywall Repairman
full time apply

Overview

David S. Brown Enterprises, Ltd. is looking for a Drywall Repairman to be responsible for drywall repairs, painting, and other minor maintenance tasks for our residential properties located in Owings Mills, MD.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Drywall repairs

Painting walls & paint touch-ups as requested

Performs other minor maintenance tasks

Reports any maintenance problems to the supervisor

Mold awareness

Maintain compliance with local and federal laws

Carries out all other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Requirements

Must know community building names and geographic layout of property

Perform the tasks assigned in an orderly and timely manner

Friendly and positive attitude, excellent team player, and customer-oriented

General knowledge of all aspects of maintenance repair and service, especially in Drywall Repairs

Must have own set of maintenance tools

Must have own personal vehicle

Clean driving record with current active driver’s license

 

Construction Estimator
full time apply

Overview

Established prominent Builder/Developer in Owings Mills, Maryland, David S. Brown Enterprises, is seeking experienced Construction Estimator to provide estimating and budgeting services to the Development and Construction Departments. Applicant will be responsible for estimating projects within both the Commercial and Residential construction arenas.  Applicant will report to the Director of Estimating, with all assigned tasks.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Preparing various cost estimates and project budgets for both Interior Construction and Core and Shell Work, by studying provided building plans, reading and updating specifications, and identifying any conflicts thru the RFI process to resolve any conflicts.

Ability to work as part of a team and also independently and with minimal supervision.

Ability to work on multiple projects, covering all divisions of the construction process.

Prepare and Maintain any/all RFI’s from sub-contractors and architect/engineer of record, for all the projects.

Prepare proper “Scopes of Work” per each division and then obtain bids from subcontractors and vendors based on the scope of work.

Review blueprints and provide complete take offs for each division shown on the blueprints. Complete walk thru of all project areas and review for drawing conflicts.

Ability to provide any and all “Value Engineering” that may be required to achieve the correct project cost.

Prepare a general “Project Schedule” using MS Projects, that will then be expanded once the project is given to the construction department.

Prepare and evaluate both project and tenant driven Change Orders.

Attend meetings with Tenant’s, Architects and Engineers and coordinate all necessary information

 

Job Requirements

BS degree in Construction Management preferred

Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Construction Estimator.

Experience with the following programs a must; MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project.

On Screen Take Off Tools, Plans Swift or similar program knowledge preferred.

 

Porter-Commercial Division
full time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established company procedures and instructions from Property Manager or other service member.  Responsible for making certain that the interior common areas of office/retail buildings as well as entry ways into buildings and restrooms are clean and fresh.  Also responsible for keeping the grounds free of litter and trash.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

As directed, cleans common area stairway, hallways, garages, baseboards, elevators, laundry rooms, lobby areas, doors, railings and walls in buildings.  This includes, but is not limited to mopping, dusting, wet-wiping, vacuuming, broom sweeping and trash removal

As directed, cleans fingerprints and smudges from glass doors and windows in common areas and vacant suites.

As directed, clean vacant units to make ready condition and in accordance with company quality standards and attention to detail

Cleans areas around compactors, dumpsters and parking lots

Daily policing of property which includes picking up trash, debris

Checks to see that interior and exterior building lights are working and fire extinguishers are in place and working properly

Reports any maintenance concerns or repairs to supervisor

Monitors and reports on the inventory of cleaning supplies

Removes snow and ice from common walkways and parking lots

Mold awareness

Delivers tenant correspondence at request of office staff

Abides by the company’s hazardous communication program and follow correct, safe work practices at all times

Participate in company training and meetings as required

Performs all other duties at the request of supervisors

Flexibility in work schedule as determined by management may be required periodically to insure adequate staffing during critical times such as snow events where employee is defined as essential personnel 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job 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. It is important to be able to handle multiple tasks.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to maintain a friendly, professional attitude with tenants

Strong commitment to company goals and values

Customer-centered

Dependable team player

Knowledge of cleaning supplies and products

Organized and ability to pay attention to details as required

Valid driver’s License preferred

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform those operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Language Skills:  Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

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

While performing the duties of this job, employee requires the ability to transport a minimum of 50 pounds variable distances, must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Employee requires the mobility and flexibility to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, crouch or crawl, and reach to perform above duties as stated.

Employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, talk or hear, and taste or smell.

Employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Employee must have the ability to work outdoors on a consistent basis in temperatures exceeding 90 degrees or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

Employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

Employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.

 

Education/Training/Experience

High School Diploma Required (or equivalent)

No experience required

 

Supervision Received

Reports directly to Property Manager

 

Residential Porter - Weekends Only
part time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established company procedures and instructions from Property Manager, Service Supervisor and/or Service Coordinator.  Responsible for making certain that the interior common areas of apartment buildings as well as entry ways into the apartment buildings are clean and fresh.  Also responsible for keeping the grounds free of litter and trash.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

As directed, cleans common area stairway, hallways, garages, baseboards, elevators, laundry rooms, lobby areas, doors, railings and walls in apartment buildings.  This includes, but is not limited to mopping, dusting, wet-wiping, vacuuming, broom sweeping and trash removal

As directed, cleans fingerprints and smudges from glass doors and windows in common areas, clubhouse and model

Cleans washers and dryers and surface areas throughout laundry rooms

As directed, clean vacant apartments to make ready condition and in accordance with company quality standards and attention to detail

Cleans areas around dumpsters and parking lots

Daily policing of property which includes picking up trash, debris (including pet feces) and watering of seasonal plantings

Checks to see that interior and exterior building lights are working and fire extinguishers are in place and working properly

Reports any maintenance concerns or repairs to supervisor

Monitors and reports on the inventory of cleaning supplies

Removes snow and ice from common walkways and parking lots

Pool care (as defined by supervisor)

Mold awareness

Delivers resident correspondence at request of office staff, including monthly newsletters, resident referral flyers, etc.

Abides by the company’s hazardous communication program and follow correct, safe work practices at all times

Participate in company training and meetings as required

Performs all other duties at the request of supervisors

Flexibility in work schedule as determined by regional management may be required periodically to insure adequate staffing

Qualifications

To perform this job 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.  It is important to be able to handle multiple tasks.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to maintain a friendly, professional attitude with prospects and residents

Strong commitment to company goals and values

Customer-centered

Dependable team player

Knowledge of cleaning supplies and products

Organized and ability to pay attention to details as required

Valid driver’s License preferred

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform those operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Language Skills:  Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

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

While performing the duties of this job, employee requires the ability to transport a minimum of 50 pounds variable distances, must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Employee requires the mobility and flexibility to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, crouch or crawl, and reach to perform above duties as stated.

Employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, talk or hear, and taste or smell.

Employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Employee must have the ability to work outdoors on a consistent basis in temperatures exceeding 90 degrees or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

Employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

Employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Education/Training/Experience

High School Diploma Required (or equivalent)

No experience required

 

company benefits

It is our belief that our extraordinary employees are our greatest strength and asset. David S. Brown Enterprises, LTD. seeks energetic, goal-oriented professionals who are team oriented. Our company requires a wide range of expertise so we actively recruit qualified people to launch and advance their careers. Our salaries are commensurate with job market rates and our employees are compensated based on their skills and ability to be successful in their jobs. A performance and salary review is conducted yearly. We offer healthcare coverage, a 401(k) program with generous employer match after a year, and other benefits including: Vacation, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Educational Reimbursement, College Savings Plan, and Bereavement Leave.