On-Site Manager



On-site Manager



DATE POSTED:            3/16/2017

REPORTS TO:              Area Manager

HOURS:                       Fulltime, 40 hours per week

PAY RANGE:                $13.47 – $17.25 per hour + free apartment

BENEFITS:                   Medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, retirement, vacation and sick leave.


The person holding this position lives onsite at a brand new low income property which houses Veterans, Homeless youth and Families as well as disabled individuals, located in Downtown Olympia. The position includes a free 1-bedroom apartment + all utilities. This is a 42 unit property.


As part of its mission, the Low Income Housing Institute owns and operates permanent and transitional housing for low income and/or homeless men, women and families throughout the Puget Sound region.

The On-site Manager lives onsite to provide emergency coverage regarding tenant issues as needed and assists the Area Manager with ensuring compliance with funding sources and laws. Works to maintain a high occupancy rate; operate the property within budget; and fosters a positive community environment. This position works closely with the Area Manager and Maintenance staff.





  1. Maintain office and front desk duties which includes performing clerical/administrative office duties.
  2. Answer questions, phone inquiries and screen calls for staff as needed.
  3. Enter into rental agreements with residential tenants.
  4. Maintain residential files and determine eligibility.
  5. Respond to concerns raised by residents and monitor their rental agreement performance.
  6. Upon approval by Area Manager – initiate and follow through on legal proceedings when needed.
  7. Working with the Area Manager – ensure compliance with Tax Credit requirements, Landlord- Tenant Law, Fair Housing regulations and Section 8 Housing.
  8. Respond to emergencies on site regarding tenant issues.
  9. Actively market the units.
  10. Schedule routine maintenance and janitorial duties.
  11. Forward maintenance request forms to maintenance staff; track maintenance work and needs.
  12. Conduct follow-up inspections of maintenance work.
  13. Make recommendations for physical repairs, replacements, and/or improvements.
  14. Make recommendations for supplies, materials, and equipment.
  15. Arrange service from vendors and utility companies as needed.
  16. Other tasks as assigned in order to provide a clean, safe and stable living environment.



  1. Perform data entry of property management accounts receivable into Boston Post.
  2. Submit check requests for property management bills to Finance Department.
  3. Report potential expenditures beyond project budgets to the Area Manager.



  1. One year experience in residential property management, including familiarity with oversight of property maintenance, coordinating with vendors, monitoring rental agreements, and responding to tenant concerns.
  2. Experience in clerical/administrative work, social services. Demonstrated ability to provide high quality of staff support.
  3. Experience with personal computers, word processing and spreadsheet software programs.
  4. Demonstrated ability and willingness to learn and perform housing management and related accounting tasks.
  5. Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to work without direct supervision.
  6. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work with people with sensitivity to cultural and class issues, and a demonstrated commitment to social justice and/or low income housing.
  8. Knowledge of Landlord – Tenant Law, Fair Housing Regulations, Tax Credit requirements and Section 8 Housing is preferred.
  9. Ability to communicate and work effectively with resident or other social service providers.
  10. Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  11. Be able to lift 25 pounds
  12. Must pass criminal background check and drug screening test.


This is a non-exempt position. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office of Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).


If interested in this position please send in a cover letter and resume.


All application materials should be mailed, faxed, or dropped off in person to:


The Low Income Housing Institute

Attn: Human Resources

2407 1st Avenue

Seattle, WA 98121

Fax: (206) 443-9851


Or e-mailed to: hr@lihi.org




Closing date: Open until filled.


The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. LIHI participates in the E-Verify program.

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