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We are always searching for passionate individuals to join our team. PSHH offers an array of dynamic, rewarding opportunities to strengthen your career while making a difference. When you work with PSHH, you enter a culture of respect, collaboration, integrity, compassion, and professionalism.

We seek ambitious candidates who identify with our mission, core values and are eager to contribute to the success of our team. Does this sound like you? Come spend this season of your professional career building resilient communities with us.

Templeton, CA

 

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Property Manager to support and oversee a 53 unit multi-family apartment complex in Templeton, CA. On the beautiful Central Coast.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is the longest nonprofit developer on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.

 

This is a full time position (40 hours/week).

Part of this position’s compensation includes a 3-bedroom apartment onsite at the property, no smoking or pets allowed (Rolling Hills Apartments).

 

Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:

  • Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD
  • Pension Plan (currently 10% salary matching contribution each year)
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
  • Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
  • An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

 

Responsibilities:

Compliance

  • All duties related to processing tenant applications including marketing the property, accepting and receiving applications, qualifying applicants by checking credit and criminal background, previous landlord and other references, verifying income, maintaining waiting list, showing apartments and reviewing lease contracts with tenants.
  • All duties related to processing tenant applications
  • Annually re-certify tenants by the effective date
  • Review and prepare for audits from regulatory agencies and investors by ensuring that all internal and regulatory compliance requirements are followed and completed
  • Attend training classes and seminars to stay current with appropriate property required certification
  • Maintain tenant and unit files in accordance with regulations

Maintenance/Safety

  • Perform move-out inspections with Maintenance Manager
  • Ensure settlement statements and other parts of the move out process are completed accurately and timely
  • Maintain accurate information on vacancies and the make ready process
  • Arrange for re-keying of door locks
  • Process repairs quickly to ensure the unit can be re-rented as soon as possible
  • Assist with periodic inspections
  • Perform move-in inspections with tenants
  • Ensures all turnover procedures are followed, and that turnovers are accomplished in a timeframe and manner consistent with PSHH standards, and the property’s budgetary goals and limitations.
  • Ensure work orders are prioritized and completed according to policy
  • Track preventive maintenance and process purchase requests and approval forms
  • Check community areas and shared spaces for cleanliness and safety on a daily basis
  • Maintain control of keys for apartments and common areas
  • Be prepared for emergencies with mapping of gas shutoff valves, water, escape routes, etc.
  • Ensure physical standards for each site are achieved in accordance with expectations of the organization.

Resident Management

  • Review lease and house rules and with the new tenants and instruct on the use of appliances, etc.
  • Assist tenants in organizing regular cultural and national celebrations
  • Help to coordinate, through department collaboration, self-sufficiency tenant programs and activities
  • Reinforcing lease, addendums, house rules with proper notices and meetings

Financial

  • Help with budget overview, work on early stages of budget development
  • Ensure variance reporting is completed monthly for each property
  • Collect rents according to policy and ensure benchmarks are met
  • Ensure leasing procedures are followed and occupancy levels are at standards
  • Process security deposit refunds in a timely manner
  • Process accounts payable on a weekly basis
  • Work within the approved operating budget
  • Collect rents, post to database, make bank deposits and maintain tenant and unit files in accordance with regulations and within a timely manner. If applicable, collect laundry money, roll and deposit on a regular basis
  • Perform move-in inspections with tenants; re-review lease and house rules and with the new tenants and instruct on the use of appliances, etc.
  • Perform move-out inspections in coordination with Portfolio Manager and/or Facilities/Maintenance Manager. Arrange for re-keying of front door locks. Process security deposit refunds in a timely manner. Make sure any repairs/maintenance needs are made as quickly as possible so that the unit can be re-rented as soon as possible
  • Assist with periodic inspections
  • Process accounts payable on a weekly basis
  • Attend appropriate training classes and seminars to stay current with appropriate property required certification
  • Prepare various weekly and monthly reports as required
  • Work within the approved operating budget
  • Process work orders by notifying maintenance staff, landscape staff or an outside provider as instructed, of needed repairs. Track preventive maintenance. Process purchase requests and approval forms
  • Maintain a maintenance file for each unit to maintain warranty information, track and schedule preventative maintenance required and performed
  • Check community spaces, grounds, mailboxes and parking areas for cleanliness and safety on a daily basis
  • Maintain control of keys for apartments and common areas. Assist tenants with lockouts
  • Assist tenants in organizing typical cultural and national celebrations
  • Property Managers may be required by management to live on site as a condition of employment. This requirement would be determined by factors such as but not limited to local/state/federal regulations and/or what management believes to be in the best interest of the property or the need to maintain property compliance with funders and/or others; the requirements may change from time to time
  • Maintain the community room calendar, if applicable. Review the cleaning policy, security deposit and other rules with tenants. Accept and refund deposits for appropriate use of community space
  • Work with the Health and Community Services Department, the Portfolio Manager and local agencies to coordinate self-sufficiency programs and recreational activities for tenants, if applicable. If applicable, advise tenants on accessing public and private social services
  • Prepare for emergencies with mapping of gas shutoff valves, water, escape routes, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) may be required and is always highly preferred
  • Must live on-site at the property location in a company-provided unit
  • YARDI property management software highly desirable
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with people of all cultures and economic status
  • Ability to provide professional and courteous customer service
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines autonomously
  • Experience working in an office environment and using office equipment
  • Affordable property management experience preferred (USDA, TCAC, HOME and/or HUD)
  • Proven ability and experience maintaining confidentiality with proprietary company information and personal client information.
  • Valid CA driver’s license, proof of auto insurance and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Light lifting (up to 20 pounds), walking, bending and squatting for short periods

 

To apply, send resume and application to:
• Email: hr@pshhc.org
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Download Application

Templeton, CA

 

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated Para Educator for our Youth Educational Enhancement Program located at our Rolling Hills Learning Center, in Templeton. This position will be a remote position for the beginning of the school year, then will transition into attending the learning center when restrictions are lifted.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is the longest nonprofit developer on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This is a part time position (20 hours/week).

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the creation of plans and helps to implements remote learning after school programs.
  • Works with students in grades K through 8.
  • Schedules daily student tutoring, or enrichment activities over video conference.
  • Assist in creating, maintaining, and/or updating online student progress files.
  • Help monitor cohort of students and give updates to Lead Educator.
  • Ensures student roster is up to date on all platforms.
  • Attends all virtual regional meetings and any other meetings/trainings.
  • Perform office work: phone, email, copying, filling, scanning, organizing, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Lead Educator, Regional Education Coordinator or Senior Education Manager.

 

Requirements

  • Fluent in English and Spanish (verbal and in writing).
  • Can effectively manage large groups of children.
  • Works productively both independently and in team environments.
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage confidential information in a sensitive manner.
  • Ability to maintain cultural sensitivity when working with the public and our staff.
  • 3 years’ experience teaching or tutoring grades K through 12, groups of 15+ preferred
  • Associate degree, Bachelor’s Degree/CBEST preferred.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have access to a dependable automobile and/or means of reliable transportation.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Must successfully complete the DOJ fingerprint testing and show proof of TB clearance
  • Must be First Aid and CPR certified
  • Must have reliable internet and computer access, this position will be remote for the time being.

 

To apply, send resume and application to:
• Email: hr@pshhc.org
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Download Application

Carpinteria, CA

 

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire an experienced Roving Property Manager to support our Chapel Court Apartments in Carpinteria, and live on-site. Along with providing support to our larger sites and/or fill-in during site manager absences.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is the longest nonprofit developer on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This is a full time position (40 hours/week).

 

Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:

  • Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD
  • Pension Plan (currently 10% salary matching contribution each year)
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
  • Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
  • An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • All duties related to processing tenant applications including marketing the property, accepting and receiving applications, qualifying applicants by checking credit and criminal background, previous landlord and other references, verifying income, maintaining waiting list, showing apartments and reviewing lease contracts with tenants.
  • Provide assistance at our larger sites and/or fill-in during site manager absences.
  • All duties related to processing tenant applications:
  • Annually re-certify tenants as well as reinforcing lease, addendum, house rules, etc.
  • Review and prepare for audits
  • Assign tasks, review and approve time cards for the key holders
  • Collect rents and maintain tenant and unit files in accordance with regulations and in a timely manner
  • Perform move-in inspections with tenants
  • Review lease and house rules and with the new tenants and instruct on the use of appliances, etc.
  • Perform move-out inspections with Portfolio Manager and/or Maintenance Manager
  • Arrange for re-keying of front door locks
  • Process security deposit refunds in a timely manner
  • Process repairs quickly to ensure the unit can be re-rented as soon as possible
  • Assist with periodic inspections
  • Process accounts payable on a weekly basis
  • Attend training classes and seminars to stay current with appropriate property required certification
  • Prepare various weekly and monthly reports as required
  • Work within the approved operating budget
  • Process work orders by notifying maintenance staff or an outside provider of needed repairs
  • Track preventive maintenance and process purchase requests and approval forms
  • Check community areas and shared spaces for cleanliness and safety on a daily basis
  • Maintain control of keys for apartments and common areas and assist tenants with lockouts
  • Assist tenants in organizing regular cultural and national celebrations
  • Maintain the community room calendar, if applicable
  • Help to coordinate, through department collaboration, self-sufficiency tenant programs and activities
  • Be prepared for emergencies with mapping of gas shutoff valves, water, escape routes, etc.

 

Requirements

  • Experience working in an office environment and using office equipment
  • Experience in affordable housing property management highly desired
  • Proven ability and experience maintaining confidentiality with proprietary company information and personal client information.
  • General computer literacy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially in Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with people of all cultures and economic status
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) may be required and is always highly preferred
  • Ability to provide professional and courteous customer service
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines autonomously
  • Light lifting (up to 20 pounds), walking, bending and squatting for short periods of time.
  • Ability to travel to different site when coverage is needed.

 

To apply, send resume and application to:
• Email: hr@pshhc.org
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Download Application

Paso Robles, CA

 

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Lead Educator to support our Education Department. The Lead Educator is responsible for overseeing their learning center’s overall progress, the students, and other educators.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is the longest nonprofit developer on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This is a part-time position, 25 hours a week.

 

Responsibilities

  • Plans and implements after school program consisting of remote online education and enrichment activities, as well individual and group homework assistance through remote instruction.
  • Works with students in grades K through 8.
  • Serves as the primary program contact for their education site location.
  • Regularly communicates through phone, email, or video conference with parents, students, partner organizations and property staff.
  • Regularly updates and maintains progress of online learning tools.
  • Performs office work: phone, email, copying, filing, scanning, organizing, etc.
  • Monthly and quarterly meetings and trainings with other educators and supervisors.
  • Recruits, trains and supervises volunteers.
  • Plans and implements quarterly parent education meetings and events.
  • Regularly maintains and updates Google Sites, Google classrooms, and other online learning platforms.
  • Submits monthly reports on the progress of resources given to families.

 

Requirements

  • Fluent in English (verbal and in writing), Spanish language skills are required.
  • Can effectively manage large groups of children in a Zoom video conference setting.
  • Works productively both independently and in team environments.
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook and Power point.
  • Ability to use Google platforms including Google Sites, Sheets, Docs, and Slides.
  • Ability to manage confidential information in a sensitive manner.
  • Ability to maintain cultural sensitivity when working with the public, other staff members, students and parents.
  • 1 years’ experience teaching or tutoring grades K through 12, groups of 15+ preferred
  • Associate degree, Bachelor’s Degree/CBEST preferred.
  • Maintains current CPR/First Aid certifications, Live Scan clearance and annual TB test

 

To apply, send resume and application to:
• Email: hr@pshhc.org
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Download Application

North County San Luis Obispo, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire an experienced and motivated Maintenance Supervisor to support the organization’s properties. The Maintenance Supervisor will supervise or perform routine maintenance and janitorial work. Be responsibility for site safety, cleanliness, and perform continual informal inspections of the properties to ensure that they are being maintained properly.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is the longest nonprofit developer on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This is a full time position (40 hours per week, 5 days per week).

Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:
• Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD
• Pension Profit Sharing Plan
• Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
• Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
• An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

Responsibilities

Maintenance

  • Responsible for site safety, cleanliness, and curb appeal of assigned sites. Perform continual informal inspections of the properties to ensure that they are being properly maintained, that mechanical devices are in working order, and that the environment is safe and attractive.
  • Supervises or performs routine maintenance and janitorial work.
  • Process maintenance work orders through completion, including sign-off by Property manager and resident as necessary. Ensure Property Manager records or place completed work orders in unit maintenance file.
  • Coordinate and prioritize work requests with Senior Property Managers and Portfolio Managers.
  • Act as after-hours emergency calling service contact for assigned properties. Establish a schedule for personnel to be available for emergency maintenance coverage.
  • Be available for major building system emergencies after hours, if necessary.
  • Oversee all company owned laundry equipment to ensure it is operable and in good working condition.
  • Work with vendors to develop ongoing contacts.
  • Ensures the update and completion of the Material Safety Data Sheets as well as other safety related inspections and reports.
  • Ensures all turnover procedures are followed, and that turnovers are accomplished in a timeframe and manner consistent with PSHH standards, and the property’s budgetary goals and limitations.
  • Ensures adherence to all PSHH maintenance requirements.

Projects

  • Implement the Preventative Maintenance Plans as prescribed for each site. Ensure work is performed in a timely manner and documented.
  • Assist the Facilities Manager as needed with capital projects.
  • Suggest cost-containment measures to reduce maintenance expenses.
  • Work with vendors to develop bid packages for large projects.
  • During a rehab and after a rehab or new construction, coordinate with the Construction Dept. and Portfolio to ensure PSHH standards are met.
  • Conduct site inspections with investors and regulatory agencies.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.

Supervisory

  • Schedule direct reports and ensure proper coverage at all assigned properties.
  • Ensure project completion and quality of product/services provided from all vendors and contractors.
  • Ensure understanding of, and compliance with, PSHH policy and procedures for all direct reports.
  • Conduct annual unit and common area (both internal and external) inspections for all assigned properties.
  • Attend required Property Management and staff meetings and trainings.
  • Ensure direct reports are current on assigned trainings and certifications.
  • Train direct reports in necessary functions.
  • Assess and prioritize work requests to determine daily schedule.

Requirements 

  • At least five years of residential building maintenance or construction experience required.
  • Experience working with vendors required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desired
  • Ability to develop scopes of work and develop bid packets required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with staff and residents.
  • Advanced construction or maintenance knowledge required.
  • Microsoft Office and general computer proficiency required.
  • Ability to operate light equipment and hand tools used in maintenance and repair required.
  • Previous management/supervision experience.
  • Yardi or similar work order software experience required.

 

To apply, send resume and application to:

• Email: hr@pshhc.org
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Download Application

Ventura, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire motivated and experienced Senior Construction Managers to join our Construction Department, overseeing the success of ongoing multifamily residential affordable housing projects and rehabilitation from start to completion.

With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is a the longest nonprofit developer on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.

This is a full time, salaried position (40 hours per week, 5 days per week).

Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:

  • Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD
  • Pension Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
  • Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
  • An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and process submittals
  • Develop and review scopes of work
  • Provide input and support the budgeting and estimating process
  • Design and implement project plans
  • Prepare project status reports and ensures plans adhere to contract specifications
  • Work closely with the project team to ensure projects are within schedule and budget
  • Participate in value engineering sessions to suggest modifications for cost reduction
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues through coordination with other departments
  • Support and participate in scheduling
  • Drive construction schedule and ensure subcontractor work scopes and budgets are met
  • Coordinate job site logistics and maintain relationship with neighboring occupants
  • Review subcontractor submittals, invoices and payment applications
  • Perform project close-out promptly and professionally

Requirements:

  • Ability to direct assistant PM’s, superintendents and miscellaneous field personnel
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Fundamental understanding of LEED and Green Point Rating
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues
  • Ability to effectively participate in a team environment
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong work ethic and a “can-do” approach to their work
  • Experience in ground-up commercial, multi-family and mixed development construction
  • Experience and proficiency in MS Office, project management software (preferably Procore, P6 or MS Project)
  • 10 years of Construction-based project management experience, with increasing oversight/responsibility
  • Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management/Engineering or other related field.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, ability to bend and squat for short periods of time, light lifting (paperwork/files), driving to construction site locations.

To apply, send resume and application to:

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PSHH considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with federal law.

In addition, PSHH complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. PSHH also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws.

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