Build with us.

At David S. Brown we offer generous benefits, opportunities for growth, and on-the-job training.
You can download our online application here. You must download the application in order to fill it out online. Please send your application to Careers@DavidSBrown.com when you are done.

position openings

Commercial Retail Leasing Representative
full time apply

Overview

Reporting to the Sr. Vice President of Retail Leasing, Retail Leasing Agent is responsible for leasing retail space within the DSB portfolio of developed and managed properties to both new and existing tenants.  

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Retail Leasing Agents are sales professionals responsible for ensuring that our buildings are leased and generating the maximum possible revenue for our company.  They work directly with our existing clients, potential clients, and real estate brokers to lease all retail space in our portfolio.  They are the representatives of our company who interact with the public at various levels and must be articulate and professional at all times.

Renewals / extensions of leases / restructuring of leases entails reviewing each lease abstract and the original lease and amendments for all business terms.  Working with AR on rent and pass through expense history older lease clauses to be updated if relevant, compiling all renewals / extensions on monthly sheet, reviewing with Landlord, letters sent to tenants, negotiation meetings, space planning if relevant, renegotiate proposals, then letter of intent to lease amendment, working with space planning / construction / legal department if relevant.  Work also entails updating Landlord’s Monthly Renewal Report and continual follow through on all outstanding deals not yet closed.  

Prepare and conduct marketing presentations on DSB properties for real estate brokers and interested parties, either on site or in their offices.

Meet and call on new prospects and existing clients to determine their short and long term requirements, gauge satisfaction with tenancy, and assist in resolving occupancy related issues. 

Prepare written proposals, revised proposals, and letters of intent for both existing and new tenants.

Work on pending transaction leases and exhibits with team, i.e. space planning, construction, legal department.

Negotiate lease terms and conditions under direction of the Sr. Vice President of Retail Leasing.

Coordinate the final negotiated transaction with DSB interior design planning, construction, and legal department.

Coordinate permit expediting for the David S. Brown Enterprises portfolio.

Research and prepare retail market reports including submarket trends, occupancy and rental rate studies, new developments, and competitive property assessments.

Work with DSB leasing team on all marketing materials and signage issues.

Inspect, monitor and maintain vacant spaces in “show ready” condition.

Network and socialize with Brokers at various networking events.

Other duties may be assigned.

 

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.

Positive, “can-do” attitude, professionalism and high level of enthusiasm.

Customer Centered.

Strong demonstration and Closing Skills.

Thorough Organizational and administrative abilities.

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Must know how to operate basic office equipment such as fax machine, copier and printer. 

General knowledge of a personal computer.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and percentages. 

Reasoning Ability: To apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.  

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.  

 

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 talk or hear.

Employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.

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

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

Employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Education/Training/Experience

Must have a valid Drivers License

Must have reliable transportation.

Must have a valid Maryland Real Estate Salesperson License

Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred.

5 plus years of experience in Commercial Retail Leasing. 

 

Commercial Office Leasing Representative
full time apply

Overview

Reporting to the Sr. Vice President of Office Leasing, Office Leasing Agent is responsible for leasing office space within the DSB portfolio of developed and managed properties to both new and existing tenants.  

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Office Leasing Agents are sales professionals responsible for ensuring that our buildings are leased and generating the maximum possible revenue for our company.  They work directly with our existing clients, potential clients, and real estate brokers to lease all office space in our portfolio.  They are the representatives of our company who interact with the public at various levels and must be articulate and professional at all times.

Prepare lease abstracts, renewal reports and direct correspondence for existing tenants.  

Conduct property tours for prospective tenants and tenant brokers.

Prepare and conduct marketing presentations on DSB properties for real estate brokers and interested parties, either on site or in their offices.

Meet and call on new prospects and existing clients to determine their short and long term requirements, gauge satisfaction with tenancy, and assist in resolving occupancy related issues. 

Prepare written proposals, revised proposals, and letters of intent for both existing and new tenants.

Work on pending transaction leases and exhibits with team, i.e. space planning, construction, legal department.

Negotiate lease terms and conditions under direction of the Sr. Vice President of Office Leasing.

Coordinate the final negotiated transaction with DSB interior design planning, construction, and legal department.

Research and prepare office market reports including submarket trends, occupancy and rental rate studies, new developments, and competitive property assessments.

Work with office leasing team and DSB marketing department to ensure all marketing materials are accurate and up to date.

Inspect, monitor and maintain vacant spaces in “show ready” condition.

Conduct direct business development activities such as cold calling, networking, and community activities to procure new leads with prospective tenants.

Ensure all contacts and pertinent information made during a prospecting activity are entered into the CRM database.

Other duties may be assigned.

 

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.

Positive, “can-do” attitude, professionalism and high level of enthusiasm.

Customer Centered.

Strong demonstration and Closing Skills.

Thorough Organizational and administrative abilities.

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Must know how to operate basic office equipment such as fax machine, copier and printer. 

General knowledge of a personal computer.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and percentages. 

Reasoning Ability:  To apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.  

Language Skills:Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.  

 

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 talk or hear.

Employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.

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

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

Employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Education/Training/Experience

Must have a valid Maryland Real Estate Salesperson License

Must have 2 to 5 years commercial real estate experience

Must have reliable transportation

Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred.

 

 

Mid-Level Interior Designer
full time apply

Overview

The Mid-Level Interior Designer will be working with clients, consultants, furniture dealers, product reps, and fabricators to lead and complete interior design projects. The Interior Designer will work alongside team members and under the supervision of the Director.  The position will encompass full design services from strategy, to programming and planning, to high performance buildings with design excellence across a variety of practice areas in the local market.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Lead or works in tandem with Director to space plan and design the interior architectural envelope  

Assist in managing client expectations; lead presentations

Collaborate on commercial interiors projects, including conceptual and schematic design, design development, construction documentation and administration  

Provide project team coordination for finish plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction 

Work with consultants, furniture dealers, product reps, and fabricators to meet overall project objectives

Contribute to office initiatives and learning programs

Perform “As Builts” and site surveys for buildings within Portfolio

Follows trends in design

Mentors Junior staff

Responsible to communicate in a complete and timely manner, all client comments or directives and ensure they are reflected in the design and documentation

Attends or directs on-site meetings with clients, consultants, and contractor inclusive of construction review and FF&E installation, as necessary.

Prepares accurate time lines, task lists, and project schedules.

Has mastered the written specification process for FF&E

 

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.  Experience in the following is crucial:

5-7 years of experience as a commercial interior designer

Strong knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems, and materials,

Strong skills in AutoCAD Architecture V2020 or equivalent

Flexibility to focus on single client with a variety of projects or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development

Ability to work well in a team environment

Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly

Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills;

NCIDQ certification or working towards the certification

Bachelor’s degree in interior design, from a CIDA accredited school

 

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 talk or hear.

Employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.

Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

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

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  

 

 

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, and 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 & 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 V2020 (or higher) skills

Basic Adobe Creative Suite skills

Basic verbal and written communication skills

 

Weekend Porter
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

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 and if applicable)

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

 

Supervision Received

Reports directly to Service Supervisor and receives direction from Property Manager.

 

Leasing Consultant
full time apply

Overview

Assists in general administration and all related functions for the property.  Responsible for conducting rental inquiries.  Acts as a liaison between manager and maintenance department by coordinating resident requested service.  Answers phone, greets visitors and channels inquiries to appropriate staff members.  Must have working knowledge of personnel, accounting, leasing, maintenance, computers, marketing and resident retention policies and procedures.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Answers phone, greets visitors with a smile, schedules appointments,  and directs inquiries to appropriate staff member

Introduce yourself and other team members in the immediate area

Completes survey/welcome card for each prospect

Conducts rental inquiries and tours of property

Follows up with prospect: thank you cards, phone calls, and any other requested or needed information

Enters application and lease into computer system

Follows up with residents regarding quality and promptness of service with either a phone call or written questionnaire.  Relays feedback to Property Manager

Receives service request from residents and records in appropriate record book

Responds to internet inquiries promptly

Helps with monthly newsletter by writing and typing articles

Prepare and maintain resident files

Records traffic and rental activity promptly and accurately

Participates in resident activities, open houses and other events to promote community

Makes coffee, bakes cookies, and other refreshments for residents and prospects

Puts balloons, promotional signs, etc. on property

Completes and updates move-in, move-out and rental packets

Performs general administrative duties such as logging rent, filing, typing, mailing, ordering supplies, and resident termination calls

Performs monthly market surveys and shops competition

Follows Fair Housing regulations

Required to work weekends

Completes all necessary paperwork efficiently and timely to process application

Process applications within 48 hours, obtain property manager approval, and notify applicants of results

Prepare lease packages

Complete move in package, test keys and inspect apartments prior to move in

Conduct new resident orientation

Participate in revenue collections

Implement and participate in social functions and resident appreciation days

Participate in community outreach activities

Performs all other duties as requested by the 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.

Positive, “can-do” attitude, professionalism and high level of enthusiasm

Customer-centered

Strong demonstration and closing skills

Thorough organizational and administrative abilities

Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

Dependable, team player, organized

Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle

Needs to know how to operate office equipment such as fax machine, copier, printer

General knowledge of personal computer

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and percentages

Reasoning Ability:  To apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

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 talk or hear.

Employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.

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

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

Employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Education/Training/Experience

High school diploma, plus specialized training or two year degree or equivalent

One or two years of customer service experience or 6 months minimum leasing or sales experience in the apartment, hotel or retail industry

 

Supervision Received

Most work is done independently without close supervision.  This job requires no supervision of others.

 

 

Landscaping/Hardscaping Laborer
full time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established policies, procedures and instructions of Field Operations Supervisor. To service all David S. Brown Enterprises, Ltd. portfolio of properties as necessary or as requested. To perform all landscaping and/or hardscaping duties requested and/or required. This position is full-time, year-round, hourly paid with overtime as approved by management.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding and removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls.

Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.

Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs, and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools.

Attach wires from planted trees to support stakes.

Follow planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass, or plant flowers and foliage.

Gather and remove litter.

Haul or spread topsoil, and spread straw over seeded soil to hold soil in place.

Maintain irrigation systems, including winterizing the systems and starting them up in spring.

Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.

Trim and pick flowers, and clean flower beds.

Water lawns, trees, and plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans.

Build forms, and mix and pour cement to form borders.

Install concrete/brick pavers (all sizes and types), blue stone, slate and tree grates.

Install drainage systems, irrigation systems, retaining walls, fences, planters, benches and/or playground equipment.

Maintain and repair tools, equipment, and structures such as buildings, fences, and benches, using hand and power tools.

Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters and other grounds features. 

Powerwashing.

Shovel snow from walks, driveways, and parking lots, and spread salt in those areas.

Use irrigation methods to adjust the amount of water consumption and to prevent waste.

Care for natural turf fields, making sure the underlying soil has the required composition to allow proper drainage and to support the grasses.

Operate powered equipment such as tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.

Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes.

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.  

Strong commitment to company goals and values

Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Friendly and positive attitude

Dependable, organized team player

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

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.

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

Employee frequently is required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, kneel, bend-over, pull and push.

Employee frequently is required to lift and/or move up to 60 lbs.

Employee is frequently required to handle/use hand tools, small equipment and large equipment.

Employee is constantly exposed to outside weather conditions.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud on several occasions.

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

 

Education/Training/Experience

Must have one-three years landscaping/hardscaping experience

Candidate should display good communication skills

Candidates must submit to a complete background check and meet the company requirements of such

Candidates must have reliable, personal transportation

Consistently meet or exceed job requirements

 

Supervision Received

There is general supervision given to laborers when the Field Operations Supervisor is out on vacation or sick leave.  There is no hiring or firing authority.

 

Residential Porter
full 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

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.

 

Experience/Education/Training

High School Diploma Required (or equivalent)

No experience required

 

Supervision Received

Reports directly to Service Supervisor and receives direction from Property Manager.

Maintenance Technician
full time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established procedures and/or specific instruction from Service Supervisor.  Responsible for the completion of non-technical routine resident service related work, preparation of turnover units, and maintenance projects.  Performs work in the areas of general carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.  Responsible for maintaining company equipment, inventory, vehicles, and workshop.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Completes routine service requests to assure the highest quality customer service satisfaction.  Returns completed work order slips, noting supplies and materials used, time to complete the call, and the date of completion

Prepares turnover units for occupancy, according to management schedule.  Completeand returns turnover checklist

Completes on-call emergency service requests, according to established emergency list. On-call sequence is determined by individual property.  Must know location of emergency system controls

Maintains adequate inventory levels

Reports any maintenance problems to the supervisor

Participates in ongoing community maintenance and improvement plans

If assigned a vehicle, maintains logs on that vehicle.  Responsible for proper maintenance of that vehicle and any other equipment assigned

Performs general maintenance on interior and exterior of buildings and common areas

Must know community building names, geographic layout of property, and placement of water main lines, water cutoffs, and sewage clean outs

Informs supervisor of additional maintenance work that needs to be done to improve/maintain property

Takes rotating “on-call” responsibility

Assists in training other members of the Service Team when necessary

Assists in creating and maintaining an inventory and supply listing (this information should be reviewed on a regular basis with the Property Manager)

Assists in creating and maintaining a product inventory notebook identifying the different products used in the apartment homes.  In addition, this notebook should include warranty information

Assists in completing move-out inspections when necessary

Performs miscellaneous service duties.  Helps in maintaining shop cleanliness

Completes service requests and functions related to preparing the apartment home for occupancy.  This includes, but is not limited to preparing, painting, cleaning, and carpet shampooing

Completes as deemed appropriate by the Property Manager and Service Manager, service requests and preventative maintenance services for residents and property

o Participates in the on-call scheduling for the on-site Service Team

Performs snow and ice removal from parking lots and sidewalks

Mold awareness

Attends training seminars, trade conventions and meetings deemed necessary and beneficial

Reports maintenance progress to Property Manager on a regular basis

Obtains and implements all necessary information to comply with local and federal laws (including employment information, OSHA information, Fair Housing, etc.)

Assists the Service Manager in coordinating all on-site maintenance Service Team’s functions

Completes service requests and preventative maintenance services for residents and property

Performs all other duties at the request of the Service Supervisor

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.

Strong commitment to company goals and values

Perform the tasks assigned in an orderly and timely manner

Friendly and positive attitude

Must have ability to use shop mathematics, interpret complicated drawings or follow detailed and complex specifications; may need to use several precision measuring instruments, operate general purpose machines, or know assembly of one or more classes of machines or machinery

Possess and continually improve the technical skills necessary to perform assigned maintenance

Be committed to the success of each associate as a member of the team

Customer-centered

General knowledge of all aspects of maintenance repair and service

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:  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 and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

 

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, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear.  

Employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.

Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.

Employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Specific jobs like hammering, grinding, power washing, paint spraying and making keys contribute to that noise.

Employee must be self motivated and have good communication skills and a neat appearance.

 

Education/Training/Experience

Requires high school education (or equivalent), plus vocational, career, or related technical studies.  Vocational emphasis on plumbing, HVAC, mechanical, and electrical, and have HVAC certification.  One year minimum related service experience

EPA certification for handling refrigerants or in the process of obtaining certification.

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.