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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.

Ventura, CA/Santa Barbara, CA

 

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a Roving Property Manager to support a portfolio of affordable housing properties from Ventura, CA to Santa Barbara, CA.

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 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:

  •  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, addendums, 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:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Ability to travel to different apartment complex sites in needed area.
  • Must be outgoing, relate and work well with tenants
  •  Must be be highly organized and have excellent communication skills
  • Affordable property management experience preferred (USDA, TCAC, HOME and/or HUD)
  • Must be tax credit certified or have the ability to achieve certification
  •  Excellent computer skills a must and experience working
  •  YARDI property management software highly desirable
  • Candidates must have access to a reliable vehicle, proof of insurance and valid CA driver’s license
  •  Light lifting, walking and the ability to bend/squat for short periods of time

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

Santa Barbara, CA

 

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated Assistant Property Manager to support our 75 unit multifamily property in Santa Barbara, CA.

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 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 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:

  • Be an on-site presence while the Resident Manager is away from the office.
  • Answer the telephone and record accurate phone messages. Respond to incoming requests for materials (applications, maintenance request, etc.)
  • Handle on-site emergencies appropriately while on duty, by contacting vendors for emergency maintenance issues, and contacting appropriate law enforcement agencies for criminal activity.
  • While on duty, take maintenance requests that are not an urgent matter and submit to Resident Manager(s).
  • Assist tenants with issues brought to the office.
  • Report to Resident Manager(s) on any incidents, calls, and maintenance needs which occurred while on duty.
  • Other reasonably related business duties as assigned by Resident Manager(s) and/or Property Manager.
  • Assist with giving notices for inspections, attend inspections, and complete work orders.
  • Assist with the move-in, annual re-certification, and interim re-certification processes.
  • Keep the waiting list updated on Yardi.
  • Keep records, files, and office in order.
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information via phone or email.
  • Assist in conducting monthly resident events.
  • Assist with the monthly rent process.
  • Build positive relationships with residents and coworkers.

Requirements:

  • Must have strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing, Spanish language is preferred.
  • Must have strong listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential information in a sensitive manner.
  • Ability to maintain cultural sensitivity when working with the public and our staff.
  • Ability to type 45+ words per minute.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision.
  • Proven record of meeting deadlines and manages multiple priorities.
  • Strong understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite, program planning and creation of event and program materials (brochures, flyers, etc.)
  • Previous experience in an office administration position and office setting
  • Property management experience is a plus
  • High school graduate or G.E.D.
  • May have to sit, stand, and/or walk for long period of time.
  • May have to reach, squat, bend, and/or lift office-related objects.

 

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

Fillmore, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire a temporary Maintenance Technician to support our Ranch Sespe Apartments, located in Fillmore.

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 position (40 hours/week).

Responsibilities:
• Walk the interior and exterior sidewalks daily, removing debris and washing exterior as needed
• Clean, paint or repair based on submitted work-orders or if requested by Maintenance Supervisor
• In coordination with Maintenance Supervisor, schedule repairs with outside vendors
• Prepare vacant units for move-in within five days of vacancy
• Notify gardening staff or outside vendors of damage to landscaping or sprinkler system
• Review all repair orders on a daily basis, determining if item is under warranty or tenant is responsible
• Order required parts and/or contact manufacturer or contractor for corrections/replacements
• Ensure community room (floors, restrooms, kitchen area) is clean.
• Complete periodic inspection of units in coordination with Regional Facilities Manager
• Be present at move-out inspections and prepare inspection reports as requested
• Provide preventative maintenance to plumbing, HVAC, electrical systems, fire extinguishers, etc.
• Notify Property Manager of any tenant violations
• Clean trash areas and ensure gates to these areas are closed
• Ensure rain gutters are free of debris
• Repair washers/dryers as required or notify Property Manager to call for service
• Repair/change locks and manage tenant lockouts
• Unlock/lock driveway gates per approved schedule, if applicable
• Work within the approved budget for each site
• Other tasks as assigned by management

Requirements:
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desired
• Strong janitorial, painting, appliance repair and carpentry skills
• 1-2 years of similar work experience
• Good people skills
• Must be proactive and a self-starter
• Basic electrical and plumbing skills
• 2 years apartment maintenance experience preferred
• Candidates must have access to a reliable vehicle, proof of insurance and valid CA driver’s license
• Ability to lift 50 lbs, stand/walk 7-8 hours/day, bend, squat, and reach

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

San Luis Obispo & 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. One opening will be located in San Luis Obispo and the other will be based in Ventura.

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 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:

  • 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:

Application can be downloaded at:

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San Luis Obispo, CA

 

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Social Worker/Clinician for our Supportive Housing Program (SHP) team, to specialize in our Veteran services.

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, bilingual preferred, 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 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 include:

  • Working collaboratively and cooperatively with property management staff and other personnel
  • Solicits and responds to referrals from property management staff, residents directly and people in the community calling on behalf of rental property tenants who have challenges related to day-to-day functioning.
  • Client assessments, development and oversight of case management plans for long term success.
  • Emphasis is placed upon collaboration with other community agencies.
  • Assists residents with referrals to community resources, benefit programs and related services.
  • When appropriate completes an evaluation, a plan and a service agreement with the resident.
  • Documents all face-to-face contacts, phone contacts with and on behalf of the resident and all activities related to the service agreement.
  • Maintains identified service record in the SHP database.
  • Accompanies residents to appointments as required, to ensure services are received
  • Crisis intervention, counseling and case management with residents as needed.
  • Referral to long term therapy services in the community as needed.
  • Assists with property activities related to Health and Community Services functions
  • Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor and/or Director of Resident Services.

Requirements:

  •  Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Master’s Degree in psychology, social work or other relevant field
  • Valid CA Driver’s License with access to reliable vehicle.
  • Previous experience in Veteran Case Management or military background is preferred
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and Excel.
  • Ability to work with different cultures, ethnicity and minorities.
  • Ability to identify mental health conditions, diagnose and provide treatment and/or appropriate referrals.
  • Travel may be required during regular business hours.

 

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

To apply, please send your resume and completed application using one of the below options:

Email to HR@pshhc.org
Mail or hand deliver to 3533 Empleo, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

View and download our employment application here.

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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