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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.

Guadalupe, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Property Manager to support and oversee a 37 unit multi-family apartment complex in Guadalupe 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:

  • 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:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Must live on-site at the property location in a company-provided unit
  • 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:

Download Application

San Luis Obispo, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Office Manager. This position oversees the daily administrative operations of our San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura offices.

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 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:

  • Oversee corporate offices in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura; regular travel to Santa Barbara/Ventura offices required weekly.
  • Management and supervision of front desk staff
  • Provide administrative support to office staff
  • Manage office physical resources, equipment, and supplies
  • Manage shipping and mail services
  • Manage Company Online Store Orders and staff purchases
  • Assist Human Resources and IT with new employee on boarding and off boarding
  • Train staff in appropriate use of office equipment, telephone systems and security systems
  • Oversee employee-issued equipment and supplies, including company-provided clothing, name badges, name plates, cell phones, iPads, and other equipment
  • Lead and liaison to other key departments for corporate document management and storage
  • Responsible for management and execution of seasonal office events and decorations
  • Ensure safe and timely management, maintenance, and documentation of corporate car fleet
  • Manage office repairs and maintenance, including the following vendor contracts: landscaping, plant service, janitorial, plumbing, electrical, back-up generator, climate control, fire alarm and extinguishers, security systems, back flow and cellular service
  • Supervise, organize and maintain office common areas, including lobbies, conference rooms, break rooms, mail rooms, copier areas, building exteriors and storage areas
  • Oversee ticketing system for office-related requests and work orders
  • In conjunction with other designated staff, create, implement and administer office wellness initiatives; hospitality related initiatives; and “green” initiatives, including paper reduction, energy savings, and utilization of eco-friendly products
  • Support other departments when needed including but not limited to Administration, Events, Fund Development, and Communications
  • Other duties as assigned

 Minimum Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Previous office management experience required
  • Business or General Management related degree or commensurate experience
  • Notary Public Certification required (must obtain within 6 months of employment)
  • CPR\Emergency, Defibrillator Certified required (must obtain within 6 months of employment)
  • Previous experience in assessing, creating and implementing office procedures and policies
  • Experience working with vendors for various office repairs
  • Experience managing to a quarterly or annual budget
  • Experience managing at least one full time staff member
  • Exceptional verbal communication abilities, Spanish language skills highly desired
  • Organized, detail-oriented and focused, especially when under pressure and with distractions or interruptions
  • Microsoft Office proficient, graphics/design/photo editing software experience desired
  • Ability to work and collaborate in a team setting
  • Proven ability maintain confidentiality of pertinent or sensitive information
  • Ability to collaborate with other personnel in an effective, professional and respectful manner
  • Ability to work and maintain relationships with a wide range of consultants and business partners.

To apply, send resume and application to:

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Santa Barbara, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated Assistant Property Manager to support our St. Vincent’s Garden property in Santa Barbara, CA, located on the beautiful California 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 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 part time position (20 hours/week).

Responsibilities:
• All duties related to processing tenant applications
• Assist with annual re-certifications for tenants
• Reinforcing lease, addendum, house rules, etc.
• Assist with the preparation for audits
• Collect rents and maintain tenant and unit files in accordance with regulations
• Assist with 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
• 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
• 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
• Be prepared for emergencies with mapping of gas shutoff valves, water, escape routes, etc.

Requirements:
• 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) desired
• 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:

Download Application

Paso Robles, CA, Goleta CA, Carpinteria CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire  motivated and experienced Educators for our after-school (K-12) education program at the Creston Garden, Dahlia Court, and Villa La Esperanza  Apartment’s Learning Center.

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 position is part time (20 hours/week).

Responsibilities:

  • Plans after school program using web-based programs (Lexia, Freckle, and I-Ready).
  • Works with students in grades K through 8.
  • Regularly communicates with parents, onsite Educators, and partner organizations the students’ progress.
  • Ensures student roster is up-to-date.
  • Attends all regional meetings and any other meetings/training.
  • Inputs data daily and weekly, as well as submits monthly reports.
  • Performs office work: phone, email, copying, filing, scanning, organizing, etc.

Requirements:

  • Fluent in English (verbal and in writing), Spanish language skills a plus.
  • 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.
  • 1 year’s experience teaching or tutoring grades K through 12, groups of 15+ preferred
  • Associate’s 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 meet the minimum qualifications for an instructional aide, pursuant to policies of the school district by having a teaching credential or passing the district Instructional Assistant Test
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have access to a dependable automobile and/or means of reliable transportation.
  • 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:

Application can be downloaded at:

Download Application

San Luis Obispo, CA

People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Senior Accounting Manager to oversee the fiscal department team and operations related to the Property Management 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 the longest serving nonprofit organization on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farm workers, 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 Obispo, 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:

  • Responsible for the accounting and reporting functions of the Property Management Department. Includes hiring, supervision, performance management and training of staff and for the assurance that all staff are in compliance with policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Supervises and trains the Accounting Manager, providing guidance on management of the broader team.
  • Prepares and analyzes cash projections to identify trends and variances from forecasts for the property management department. Conducts similar analysis for properties and other entities when requested.
  • Provides account payables and Yardi system guidance and support to site managers and other staff as needed. Works with other staff (Compliance Manager, Portfolio Managers) to identify issues for training and development of appropriate training materials.
  • Ensures the fiscal health of the rental properties.
  • Analyzes financial results of properties managed to identify trends. Prepares internal management reports to summarize and communicate these and other results.
  • Supports monthly financial reports and analyses for PSHH property management and related entity operations in a manner to provide useful information for the following stakeholders: Board, Executive Officers, Director of Property Management, Sr. Asset Manager, Portfolio Managers, and the Controller of Property Management.
  • Supports the annual corporate and property budgeting process. Provides assistance in preparing detailed budget reports for the individual properties and on a consolidated basis
  • Works with department heads, site personnel, and accounting staff to explain major budget and year-over-year variances.
  • Identifies issues for resolution with Yardi Client Support or other Yardi consultants.
  • Coordinates the preparation and update of Yardi procedures manuals for implementation of Yardi best practices.
  • Assists with customization and report generation in Yardi.
  • Participates in conversion process when Yardi upgrades occur.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, Director of Property Management, or Executive Officers.

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge and previous responsibility for the general ledger close process, trial balance review function and financial statement compilation procedures using U.S. GAAP.
  • Outstanding leadership skills, including the ability to effectively lead teams, motivate staff, hire and retain employees.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills:
  • Ability to communication effectively with Management, Portfolio and Site Managers, department heads, and staff.
  • Strong organizational and presentation skills to plan, coordinate, present and recap monthly meetings with internal customers.
  • Strong computer spreadsheet and documentation skills required for compilation, analysis, and management review of large quantities of data.
  • Proven Microsoft office software and general computer proficiency required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Commitment to deadlines, with inventive approaches to resolving conflicts, if they arise
  • Willingness to share knowledge with others; team player mentality
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership of assigned functions, procedures and tasks
  • Flexible enough to take on new tasks and rearrange priorities
  • Strong desire to learn the affordable housing industry and its specific accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ accounting/financial analysis experience, preferably in a non-profit organization or in real estate/property management industry.
  • Minimum 3 years’ supervisory experience of accounting staff and financial analysts.
  • Minimum 2 years’ of audit support experience with coordination of auditor documentation requests and timely responses to questions that arise.
  • Yardi property management software experience highly desirable, particularly in the Financial Manager, Affordable and Residential menu options.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Must have a valid CA driver’s license with proof of insurance and access to a reliable vehicle.

To apply, send resume and application to:

Download Application

Santa Barbara, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Senior Construction Manager 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 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:

Download Application

San Luis Obispo, CA

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior Property Accountant. This individual will independently provide the accounting and financial reporting to internal and external parties for up to 15 affordable housing rental properties.  In addition, the Senior Property Accountant will train and mentor staff on policies, procedures and GAAP principals to ensure accurate accounting data for the entire property management portfolio.

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).

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
  • Alternative Work Schedule Option
  • Employer investment in professional education reimbursements and wellness reimbursements
  • An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the accounting functions, monthly close and compilation of financial statements and reports using U.S. GAAP for up to 15 affordable housing properties. Responsibilities include independent general ledger transaction review, general ledger account reconciliation, preparation and posting of adjusting entries and accruals and internal and external financial reporting.
  • Independently prepares annual audit packages for external CPA firms for their assigned properties. Assists in preparation and training of department accounting staff to ensure completeness of audit packages for the entire property management portfolio.
  • Trains and guides staff on U.S. GAAP principals and department policies, procedures and reporting processes.
  • Independently prepares and analyzes cash projections to identify trends and variances from forecasts for the assigned properties. Conducts similar analysis for properties and other entities when requested, to ensure the fiscal health of the organization.
  • Compiles monthly financial reports and entity operation details, for the assigned properties, to provide accurate data to PSHH property management and the following stakeholders: Board, Executive Officers, Director of Property Management, Senior Asset Manager, Portfolio Managers, and the Controller of Property Management.
  • Supports the annual corporate and property-level budget process. Assists in establishing and reviewing a detailed budget for their assigned properties as well as a consolidated basis. Works with department heads, regional management, site personnel, and accounting staff to explain major budget and year-over-year variances.
  • Provides Yardi system guidance and support to site managers and other staff as needed. Works with management (Compliance Manager, Portfolio Managers) to identify and develop appropriate training to provide efficient tools to employees.
  • Assists in the preparation and update of Yardi procedures manuals for implementation of Yardi best practices. Assists with customization and report generation in Yardi. Participates in conversion process when Yardi upgrades occur.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, Director of Property Management, or Executive Officers.

Minimum Position Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ accounting/financial analysis experience as a senior accountant is required, preferably in a non-profit organization or in real estate/property management industry.
  • Previous experience in managing a high volume of accounting responsibilities for 15+ properties simultaneously.
  • Extensive knowledge and previous responsibility for the general ledger close process, trial balance review function and financial statement compilation procedures using U.S. GAAP, is required.
  • Outstanding leadership skills, including the ability to effectively motivate staff.
  • Yardi property management software experience highly preferred, particularly in the Financial Manager, Affordable and Residential menu options.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and documentation skills required for compilation, analysis, and management review of large quantities of data.
  • Strong desire to learn the affordable housing industry and its specific accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Must have a valid CA driver’s license with proof of insurance and access to a reliable vehicle.

To apply, send resume and application to:

Application can be downloaded at:

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

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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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