Pros: slow-paced (not too much customer interaction), indoor and outdoor job, reliable schedule, daytime only job, you are the manager.
Cons: outdoor procedures still take place in any and all weather conditions, the pay starts at $8.50/hr then goes up to only $9.00 after 6mo, then the raises are annual after that (usually about $0.15). dealing with auctions every month.
This job is pretty simple if you are a hard worker. It requires a few daily tasks for security purposes, and it's a great office job that does require some outside work. A typical day includes cleaning vacated spaces, renting storage units, taking payments, performing lock checks, making lease packets, and making calls to customers who haven't paid – more... their rent.
The hardest part of the job for me (at first) was making calls to delinquent customers, but I just had to learn to not take anything the customers were saying personally. It's a job, they're not actually criticizing you.
My favorite part of this job is that you have the flexibility to decide what you would like to do that day as long as it pertains the the job, whether it's cleaning the office or property, organizing paperwork, making phone calls to customers, or what have you.
In the Reno/Sparks area there are only up to two people working at a property any given day, so it's a nice, quiet job.
For this job, we are the management for the most part. There are the property and relief managers, then the district manager (our boss) who we see about once a week, usually less, but she is always willing to help if need-be, then there is the senior district manager, regional manager, and up from there, but we only see the managers above the district manager once every few months (if that), and they are all very helpful and friendly.
All-in-all, this is a pretty slow paced job, it's reliable, and the schedule is pretty flexible when you need to switch around your days. – less