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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

Professional Painter

Philadelphia, PA

Full Time

Now hiring a professional Painter to service our multi-family residential and mixed-use properties in and around Philadelphia. You will be responsible to discuss color schemes and budgets, keep an inventory of supplies like paint brushes, rollers, tarps or ladders, and working with facilities maintenance staff to ensure completion of painting jobs.

Candidates who apply for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID prior to their start date or have documentation for a reasonable accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Responsibilities

• Covering trim, floors, furniture and other surfaces with masking tape, drop cloths and other protective coverings to keep them free of paint
• Preparing surfaces to be painted by washing them, filling holes and cracks with putty and sanding them until they’re smooth
• Applying primer and other sealers to paint surfaces to ensure that paint sticks to them
• Mixing and matching paint, stain and other finishes to job specifications
• Applying paint, stain and other finishes to paint surfaces using paintbrushes, rollers or sprayers
• Assembling scaffolding as required
• Setting up ventilators and other safety equipment to protect Painters from unhealthy fumes
• Maintaining an inventory of supplies like paint brushes, rollers and tarps
• Removing old finish using scrapers, chemical compounds or blowtorches
• Estimating time and material costs on painting projects
• Cleaning machines, equipment and work areas using water, solvents and other cleaning aids
• Reviewing and implementing work orders and assignments
• Removing and reinstalling fixtures (e..g, doorknobs, electric switch covers) as necessary
• Following safeguards, rules and regulations

Job Qualifications:

• Experience with commercial or residential painting and desire to become the best painter you can be
• Must have steady hands, be precise, and be organized
• Be self-motivated and push jobs forward with little direction from others
• Be reliable on the job
• For the secondary tasks, the ability to read drawings and experience with, wiring, carpentry, and drywall are all a plus.

Maintenance Technician

Philadelphia, PA

Full-Time

We are looking for a thorough Maintenance Technician 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.

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

– 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

Lead Maintenance Technician

Pikesville, MD

Full-Time

We are looking for a Lead 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. and give support to management with regards to accomplishing tasks while referring uncommon personnel or technical issues to the supervisor. A Lead Maintenance Technician is a thorough professional with a practical mind and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to work autonomously and responsibly by 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
– Offer suggestions for performance evaluation; oversee the duties of designated crew members.
– Designate and monitor the work of personnel in order to achieve the completion of diverse tasks in relation to building and construction.
– Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.)

Skills

– Proven experience as Senior Maintenance Technician or assistant to the Maintenance Supervisor
– Advanced 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

Maintenance Technician

Pikesville, MD

Fulltime

We are looking for a thorough Maintenance Technician responsible to maintain 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.

Responsibilities

– Survey buildings and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards
– Perform manual repairs when necessary (fix locks, replace windows etc.)
– Undertake activities of pest control such as spraying insecticide
– Cleaning the building’s internal and external common areas (including drains, roof gutters, corridors, etc.)
– Rodent control and removal
– Gardening and landscaping
– Garbage separation and disposal
– Servicing, repairs, and replacement for all mechanical and electrical systems (lighting, HVAC, water supply, water heating, etc.)
– Safety checks (proactive routine inspections of mechanical and electrical systems, fire fighting installations, and safety inspections of the entire premises)

Skills

– 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
– 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

Accounts Payable Associate

Philadelphia, PA

Full-Time

We are seeking a qualified Accounts Payable Associate ready to hit the ground running, providing financial, administrative and clerical support to the organization. This role is expected to complete payments and control expenses by receiving payments, plus processing, verifying and reconciling invoices. Must be professional, able to work independently and responsibly. This position is based in our corporate office in Philadelphia just minutes off I-95.

What would your day look like?

  • Processing 100+ payables daily
  • Maintain the AP email folder by responding to inquiries and completing tasks to ensure the folder stays clear daily
  • Coding invoices, including utilities
  • Maintain a utility tracker in Excel to track utilities by unit
  • Processing cash disbursements weekly
  • Processing Purchase Orders daily
  • Work independently on vendor research and internal communications with property management team
  • Reconciling credit card(s)
  • Administrative duties that include filing, mailing, maintaining electronic files and historical records
  • Other assigned duties

Requirements

• Minimum 3-5 years of AP experience
• Experience with processing cash disbursements (cutting checks)
• Responsive and open to feedback and growth
• Proactive individual
• Ability to work independently
• Works well with others and maintains a professional demeanor
• Understands prioritization of tasks and urgent tasks
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
• Highly organized
• Data entry precision
• Excellent time management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Adaptability
• Fast learner

Preferred Qualities:
• Experience with Avid Exchange
• Experience with QuickBooks
• Experience with Rent Manager
• Experience with Purchase Orders

Property Manager for Class A Portfolio

Philadelphia, PA 19123

Full Time

Seeking an accomplished Property Manager to assume responsibility for 500 units in Class A properties in Center City, Philadelphia. The property portfolio consists primarily of multi-family residential units, with minimal mixed use that includes commercial. All leasing is outsourced, and this position does not require any leasing experience. In this role, you would be based in our corporate office (with free parking included!) just minutes off I-95.

Within the organization, this position reports to the Associate VP for Center City Properties, and supervises Assistant Property Manager(s).

Responsibilities

– Processing rental applications
– Updating leases and tenants’ accounts
– Arranging tenants’ key pickup and coordinating move in/out
– Lease renewals for existing tenants
– Processing tenants’ storage rentals
– Maintaining tenant files
– Following up on delinquent payments and collections documentation as needed
– Tenant communication
– Resolve tenant issues via email
– Pricing services with vendors
– Report updates in Excel
– Coordinate maintenance issues between maintenance teams and tenants
– Other assigned duties

Skills and Experience

– Minimum 5 years’ Property Management experience
– Experience with Class A properties, and managing Assistant Property Manager(s)
– Must be a fast learner, able to work in a fast paced, high volume environment
– Outstanding customer service skills
– Excellent problem solving, finding creative “outside the box” solutions
– Highly organized with excellent time management skills
– Ability to multitask

No Leasing experience is needed.

Social Media Intern

Philadelphia, PA

Internship

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


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.

Property 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 autonomously and responsibly by 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

Skills and Experience

– 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

Maintenance Technician

Glen Burnie, MD 21060

FULLTIME

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

– 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

Maintenance Technicians (Multiple Openings)

Philadelphia, PA

Full Time

Suburban Philadelphia multi-family residential property is seeking Maintenance Technicians 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, small electrical repairs, plumbing repairs, and all else that could need repairing. A Maintenance Technician is a thorough professional with a practical mind and attention to detail.

 

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.)

Skills and Experience

– 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
– Able to work occasional overtime and as part of an on-call rotation