Quest Management - Richmond, VA

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Groundskeeper /Porter
Pay is: $12.00 Hourly

Along with the Property Manager, the Groundskeeper/Porter is responsible for general grounds keeping, repairs, apartment make-readies, preventative maintenance and construction or rehabilitation projects for one or more multi-family apartment communities. The Groundskeeper/Porter is also responsible for maintaining adequate inventory, with assistance from the Property Manager and Service Supervisor, of supplies for repairs for his/her duties .
Reports to: Property Manager and Service Supervisor
Supervises: None


Under direction of the Property Manager:

  • Work with the office team and Property Manager (i.e., walking apartments and move-in/move-outs). Determine weekly apartment make-ready and service request schedules. Report apartments that are ready to show to the Property Manager.
  • Complete Grounds/Curb Clean Up
  • Hallway Inspections/Cleaning
  • Open the Office/Models/Vacant Units with Office team and complete an
  • Identify and correct hazardous community conditions.
  • Tour property daily to look for needed maintenance and liability hazards and report findings to Property Manager/Service Supervisor. Work to resolve any hazardous conditions immediately.
  • Submit supply order requests to Service Supervisor for review and approval.
  • Attendance is an essential job function.

1. Assist with and prepare for hazardous weather situations including but not limited to: snow and ice removal, fires, floods, freezes, downed trees.
2. Assist in overall organization and cleanliness of work areas and maintenance shops.
This job description is not an all-inclusive list of functions and tasks. Job functions may be added, deleted, or modified at any time by your management team. Receipt or possession of this job description does not constitute a contract of employment.
-High School Diploma or equivalent; some college or trade school preferred.
- Self-starter who is outgoing, motivated and customer service oriented.
- Must be able to physically work on feet all day long and carry loads up to 75lbs as well as use a ladder. .
- Reliable transportation and method of contact.
Will be exposed to constant activity that requires intermittent standing, bending, crouching, pushing/pulling, lifting/moving/carrying (light to heavy weight material/appliance/equipment), climbing ladders/stairs, and walking on rooftops. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate small-motorized equipment (i.e., repetitive hand/wrist, griping and elbow motion). Must have normal range of hearing, vision, color discrimination and depth perception for proper operation and repair of machines, wiring and equipment. Must be able to complete tasks wearing appropriate safety equipment (i.e., back belts, goggles, masks and gloves).
Must be able to read and write in English at intermediate level to read diagrams, meters, instructions and write reports. Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and plans. On a regular basis must use independent judgment (following prescribed procedures) to determine actions to be taken, priorities and emergencies. Must be able to deal with moderate to high levels of stress due to meeting deadlines, reprioritizing activities and supervising employees. Will interact regularly with residents, vendors, contractors, Technicians, employees and coworkers and therefore, must have excellent interpersonal skills.
In this position you will be exposed on a regular basis to outdoor environment including heat, cold, damp, rain, ice and snow. Will be regularly called upon to work overtime and service after hour’s emergencies.

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At Quest, it is our mission to own and operate quality housing, provide expert customer service and to empower our employees so that we can...