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Our team of employees is the heart of GY Properties. Through our shared values and principles, we strive to do whatever it takes to help one another succeed. Our workplace culture is the foundation for our interactions with our residents, our business partners and with each other. If you’re interested in joining our team, do not hesitate to apply for our open positions below.

***To apply please email your resume to hr@gy-properties.com***

Open Positions

Human Resources Generalist

Philadelphia, PA

Full Time

The Human Resources Department at GY Properties plays a critical role in shaping the direction and culture of this growing property management and development organization.

We are looking for a proven HR Generalist who will be valued for identifying and onboarding talented professionals for various roles across the company. Must have both a solid foundation in the fundamentals of HR and employment matters as well as strong talent acquisition skills. This position is based in our corporate office in Philadelphia just minutes off I-95.

Responsibilities

· Recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions at our corporate offices and at our outside properties:
· · Collaborate with department managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
· · Post jobs and source resumes from all available sources
· · Conduct initial candidate screenings
· · Set up applicant interviews with hiring managers
· · Prepare and send out offer letters, and process offer acceptances
· · Track candidate status and provide updates to managers as needed
· · Participate in recruiting events
· Perform routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to time and attendance, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
· Administer new hire and termination tasks as directed. This may include coordination of technical accounts, physical equipment, desk and office placement and setup. Ensure new hire paperwork is completed correctly.
· Conduct or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.

· Support the Human Resources Manager with the smooth operation of the company’s Human Resources functions.
· · Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
· · Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
· · Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
· · Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
· · Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

· Duties may include administrative tasks such as filing, photocopying, and preparation of documents and presentations.
· Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

· Adherence to the company’s mission and values in all aspects of the job
· Excellent talent acquisition and recruiting skills.
· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
· Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
· Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.
· Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
· Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
· Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
· Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.
· Responsive and open to feedback and growth

Leasing Consultant (multiple properties)

Philadelphia Region

Full Time

We are searching for a qualified Leasing Consultant to present units to potential renters, lease apartments to qualified applicants, renew leases with current residents, and perform administrative duties concerning the property as directed by the Property General Manager.  This position is based in Philadelphia, PA, providing leasing support to multiple properties, totaling approximately 300 units.

The Leasing Consultant will assist future residents with viewing tours, lease terms, and price negotiations. All of their efforts ensure smooth management of various contracts. The successful candidate will effectively explore the market to identify opportunities and secure tenants.

Responsibilities

– Warmly greets visitors, prospective renters, and current residents.
– Provides potential tenants with brochures, information, and tours of facilities and available units.
– Consults with prospective tenants to identify requirements and budgets, then matches these needs with available properties.
– Ensures available and model units are fresh and tidy.
– Acts as a liaison between property management company and residents in order to ensure there are no vacancies in their properties.
– Conducts background and credit checks and verifies other references as directed by the – Property General Manager.
– Prepares leases for Property General Manager’s review and approval; obtains signatures from management and tenants.
– Coordinates move-in dates, materials, and processes.
– Prepares move-in materials.
– Creates, develops, and maintains a wait list as needed.
– Negotiate leasing terms and conditions and close deals.
– Tours property daily to ensure it is neat, tidy, attractive, and in good repair.
– Manages use of shared facilities such as fitness and recreation areas, laundry facilities, and meeting or gathering spaces.
– Assists with recordkeeping, filing, bookkeeping, and paperwork as required.
– Creates, develops, and maintains a list of promotions and discounts.
– Develops and implements marketing strategies to attract renters.
– Performs other related duties as assigned.

Must Have Requirements

– Adherence to the company’s mission and values in all aspects of the job
– Proven working experience as a leasing consultant or sales
– Good knowledge of leasing rules and regulations
– Proven track record of successful sales
– Basic understanding of MS Office
– Interpersonal skills for developing personal connections with prospective renters, keeping current renters happy and reducing turnover
– Communication, including verbal and written skills, are essential to the lease development functions of a Leasing Consultant, including answering tenant questions and expediting the lease application process
– Ability to translate financial and legal real estate terminology into common language
– Attention to detail for managing all aspects of lease terms, including conflict resolution, move-in procedures and financial transactions
– At least 6 months leasing office experience
– Responsive and open to feedback and growth


Additional SKills

– Notable customer service skills
– Highly organized
– Excellent time management skills
– Strong attention to detail
– Adaptability
– Fast learner
– Flexibility
– Strong sales background

Rent Collection Specialist (Multiple Properties)

Baltimore Region

Full Time – Temporary with possible extension

Please note that this position is temporary, with potential to be extended to long-term depending on future business needs.

GY Properties is looking for a proven Rent Collection Specialist to perform all activities pertaining to collecting rents and processing refunds of security deposits for a portfolio of multi-family residential properties in the Baltimore metro area. This in-person position will be located on a floating basis at our properties in Glen Burnie and Pikesville, rather than at one specific property alone.

This position will report to the Associate Vice President for the region and offers opportunities for growth in the region.

Responsibilities

– Monitor resident ledgers and delinquency reports, and communicate with residents to minimize rent delinquency
– Receive rent payment and post to resident account ledger daily
– Process security deposit refunds
– Prepare and deliver written communication such as letters to tenants encouraging payment of delinquent accounts
– Consult with tenants to determine reasons for past due payments, to include review of contract to ensure tenant understanding of lease term
– Coordinate payment schedules with tenants if necessary and within company SOP guidelines
– Have ongoing daily communication with delinquent account customers via telephone, in person, or by mail, to determine reason for overdue payments
– Maintain records showing updated status of resident financial ledger and collection attempts
– Complete monthly reporting per company SOPs
– File cases of non-payment, warrants for restitution, and schedule evictions with local authorities (Sheriff’s Office) and eviction crew.
– Maintain thorough and accurate files of resident payments, security deposit refunds, move-outs, monthly reports, legal filings, and other documents as needed.
– Work directly with Property Management and Leasing team to ensure unit rentals, move-ins and move-outs, lease renewals, legal filings, and evictions are all handled in accordance with company SOPs and federal and state Fair Housing Laws.
– Other duties as needed.

Other Requirements

– Adherence to the company’s mission and values in all aspects of the job
– Some prior related experience in billing and collections
– Excellent customer service, professionalism, and communication skills
– Strong attention to detail, time management and follow-up, and organization
– Ability to work well independently and take initiative

Front Desk Concierge

Philadelphia, PA

Full Time and Part Time

We are hiring a team of proven Concierges who, together, will provide 24×7 Front Desk support, responsible for the day-to-day activities of the apartment property, welcoming residents and visitors to the building while demonstrating excellent customer-service skills. To best assist residents with recommendations, the Concierges for this 120-unit landmark apartment building in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia should have a strong knowledge of the property’s amenities and preferably of local services, eateries, and attractions.

Responsibilities

* Greet residents and build rapport with them as the owner’s onsite representative
* Help preserve the safety of residents by monitoring the premises and security cameras and admitting permitted visitors while ensuring unwanted visitors are unable to gain access and reporting suspicious activity
* Answer phone calls and provide accurate and complete responses to inquiries
* Responsive to inquiries from residents, property management departments, visitors, and service providers
* Direct residents to property management for resolution of maintenance issues
* Receive and log package deliveries, and distribute to residents
* Assist management company with coordinating move-ins and move-outs (e.g. reserving elevators)
* Administrative responsibilities may include keeping records of resident vehicles, contact information, frequent guests, preferences, and local maintenance and service providers
* Other assigned duties

Qualifications

* Adherence to the company’s mission and values in all aspects of the job
* Exemplary customer service and people skills
* Work well under pressure
* Ability to maintain professionalism even with high volume of visitors and/or deliveries
* Responsive and open to feedback and growth
* Computer savvy and able to pick up new computer programs quickly
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
* Strong organization skills
* Excellent time management skills
* Strong attention to detail
* Adaptability
* Fast learner

Property Maintenance Technician (multiple openings)

Philadelphia, PA

Full-Time

We are looking for thorough Maintenance Technicians responsible to preserve the good condition and functionality of premises. You will perform maintenance tasks of great variety such as painting, HVAC installations, landscaping etc. A Maintenance Technician is a thorough professional with a practical mind and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and responsibly while observing all health and safety guidelines. The goal is to maintain the buildings and common areas in the best possible condition.

Positions available at multiple properties in Philadelphia.

Responsibilities

– Survey buildings and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards
– Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels etc.)
– Assist in the setup of ventilation, refrigeration and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary
– Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
– Inspect alarm systems (fire, protection) and schedule repairs when needed
– Perform manual repairs when necessary (fix locks, replace windows etc.)
– Undertake activities of pest control such as spraying insecticide
– Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.)
Assist in budget preparation and ensure it is followed

Skills

– Adherence to the company’s mission and values in all aspects of the job
– Proven experience as maintenance technician
– Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic and other systems
– Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
– Working knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices
– Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
– Good physical condition and strength with a willingness to work overtime
– High school diploma or equivalent; Certificate in HVAC, building maintenance technology or relevant field will be a plus
– Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) is desired

Property Maintenance Technician (multiple openings)

Pikesville and Glen Burnie, MD

Fulltime

We are looking for thorough Maintenance Technicians responsible to preserve the good condition and functionality of premises. You will perform maintenance tasks of great variety such as painting, HVAC installations, landscaping etc. A Maintenance Technician is a thorough professional with a practical mind and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and responsibly while observing all health and safety guidelines. The goal is to maintain the buildings and common areas in the best possible condition.

Positions available at multiple properties in the Baltimore area.

Responsibilities

– Survey buildings and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards
– Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels etc.)
– Assist in the setup of ventilation, refrigeration and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary
– Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
– Inspect alarm systems (fire, protection) and schedule repairs when needed
– Perform manual repairs when necessary (fix locks, replace windows etc.)
– Undertake activities of pest control such as spraying insecticide
– Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.)
Assist in budget preparation and ensure it is followed

Skills

– Adherence to the company’s mission and values in all aspects of the job
– Proven experience as maintenance technician
– Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic and other systems
– Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
– Working knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices
– Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
– Good physical condition and strength with a willingness to work overtime
– High school diploma or equivalent; Certificate in HVAC, building maintenance technology or relevant field will be a plus
– Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) is desired

Social Media Marketing Intern (Paid Internship)

Philadelphia, PA

Part-time

What you’ll do:

  • Create original content for Instagram and Tik Tok, which include photo- and video editing
  • Assist in organizing visual content on our digital platforms
  • Communicate with our Marketing Manager on branding and marketing strategy
  • Reach out to local businesses for collaborations as part of our community engagement program
  • Always be on top of trends and implement them in a way it relates to multifamily real estate

Please submit a portfolio or a media kit
Must be for college credit – Fall Semester
Pursuing a degree in Business/ Marketing / Arts or similar field of study
Hybrid work schedule
Must be able to travel around Philadelphia and go to Maryland occasionally
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Creative, possesses initiative and knows how to engage an audience
Ready to start prior to the beginning of the semester for monetary compensation
Adhere to the company’s mission and values in all aspects of the job

Preferred but not required:

Graphic Design skills are a big plus.
Previous experience with Adobe Creative Suite, if not Canva would work just as fine.
Open to potentially continuing with part- or full-time employment after internship completion.

Maintenance Technician

Pittsburgh, PA

Full Time

We are looking for a thorough Maintenance Technician to undertake the responsibility to preserve the good condition and functionality of premises. You will perform maintenance tasks of great variety such as painting, HVAC installations, landscaping etc. A Maintenance Technician is a thorough professional with a practical mind and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and responsibly while observing all health and safety guidelines. The goal is to maintain the buildings and common areas in the best possible condition.

Responsibilities

– Survey buildings and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards
– Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels etc.)
– Assist in the setup of ventilation, refrigeration and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary
– Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
– Inspect alarm systems (fire, protection) and schedule repairs when needed
– Perform manual repairs when necessary (fix locks, replace windows etc.)
– Undertake activities of pest control such as spraying insecticide
– Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.)
– Assist in budget preparation and ensure it is followed
– Other duties as assigned

Skills

– Adherence to the company’s mission and values in all aspects of the job
– Proven experience as maintenance technician
– Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic and other systems
– Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
– Working knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices
– Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
– Good physical condition and strength with a willingness to work overtime
– High school diploma or equivalent; Certificate in HVAC, building maintenance technology or relevant field will be a plus
– Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) is desired