Use your people skills to make others feel welcome.
Roll up your sleeves and address challenges.
Create beautiful homes for Texas renters.
Problem-solve and use your business mindset.
Support apartment communities with products and services.
All About Leasing
Are you a sales-driven individual with an outgoing personality? Leasing could be right for you. In leasing, you are the backbone of the apartment community as you are responsible for retaining current residents and securing new ones. Whether you like closing deals, interacting with people, or managing budgets, there is a leasing-related position for you.
Why leasing? Better hours, more room to grow.
Hear from Kim, a community manager, on why she transitioned from the restaurant industry to the apartment industry.
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What makes a great leasing consultant? A people person with a positive attitude and an interest in sales. When prospects come to visit a property, you are the first friendly face they see. When a current resident has an issue, you are their go-to helper. Responsibilities include securing new residents and contributing to resident retention by providing exceptional customer service.
Assistant Property Manager
Looking for a job where you can gain leadership responsibilities and manage a team? Once you’ve gained leasing experience, assistant property manager roles are the ideal next step for you. As an on-the-ground coordinator, this job requires exceptional communication skills and a passion for sales. Assistant property managers are responsible for managing property finances and assisting with leasing and marketing efforts. In this role, you are the “right hand man” to the community manager, serving as a leader of the apartment community.
Wondering what’s next after working in leasing? As an apartment community manager, you work to maximize your apartment community’s income and oversee all expenses. Community managers should have leadership and management experience that can help build a strong team through mentoring and coaching. Many day-to-day duties include budget tracking, workplace safety oversight, human resource administration and team management. A successful community manager is a self-sufficient, motivating individual who ensures the stability and morale of the internal team and local community.
Regional Property Manager
Leasing and community experience can lead to upward mobility and opportunities in management. As a Regional Property Manager, you’ll manage leaders at multiple properties across Texas, providing guidance and mentorship to your team members in order to drive individual and company success. Organization, confidence and good communication skills are all key as you work to develop and implement processes at multiple sites. If you have a love for sales, marketing and customer service, as well as a history of experience in management and supervision, this career path may be perfect for you.
All About Maintenance
Are you a problem-solver with natural customer service skills? Consider a maintenance role where you can help residents feel at home. Successful maintenance team members are people who are good at making others feel taken care of. These roles require people who are comfortable interacting with residents in theirs homes to help them solve a variety of issues. Common problems you’ll help to solve involve heating and cooling, electricity, plumbing, laundry, lighting, locks and more. If you are a handy individual with a “can do” attitude, this line of work could be just what you’re looking for.
Roll up your sleeves and help residents feel at home.
Never stop learning. Hear how Malik built his career as a maintenance technician right out of high school.
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Harness your natural instincts to fix problems and maintain orderliness to thrive in a groundskeeper job. Groundskeepers are responsible for the cleanliness, functionality and overall appearance of an apartment community. Daily duties include painting, landscaping and cleaning outdoor spaces. Unsure if you’re qualified? Apartment companies often offer free training to learn on the job. If you’re dependable and take pride in creating a hospitable environment, you have a promising maintenance career ahead of you.
Love working with your hands? Maintenance technician is the perfect role for you. Dive in to this entry-level role and help residents feel more at home in their communities. With responsibilities of completing service requests and ensuring make-ready apartments, maintenance technicians are critical to the health and safety of an apartment community. Day-to-day functions include appliance repairs, pool maintenance, light carpentry, electrical projects and more. Choose this path and contribute to creating a positive, safe and functioning community.
Do you enjoy fixing things? Choose a career in the Texas apartment industry where this specific skill is needed. Duties include make-ready tasks, where you will walk vacant units and determine make-ready needs for new residents moving in. Additionally, you will ensure appliance repairs and replacements are completed, as well as maintaining safety conditions throughout the community. Feel secure with a stable job that depends on you and your unique abilities.
Do you have supervisor and customer service experience? Maintenance supervisor could be a great fit for you. Once you have spent time in entry-level maintenance roles, you can move up and gain the responsibility of supervising the maintenance team, ensuring quality of work and maintaining an adequate supply inventory. Leadership experience, an interest in solving challenges, and an organized work style are critical for success.
All About Construction
Do you love project-based work and thrive in a team environment? Construction careers in our industry could be right for you. In this line of work, you’ll be responsible for supporting the creation of new apartment communities. Whether you love to be on the ground using your hands, or if you like to manage deadlines and budgets, there is a place for you in this field.
Do you enjoy building things from start to finish?
Choose a construction role in the apartment industry where your handy skills combined with project management abilities can allow you to thrive.
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Are you hardworking and detail-oriented? Apply for a construction technician job– this fast-paced, entry-level role will provide you the training needed for a long-term construction career. In this job, you will work with team members to on remodeling and demolition projects in multifamily communities. An ability to follow instruction, communicate to leadership and be dependable is critical to success in this role.
Do you love project-based work? A renovation technician could be your ideal role. As a renovation technician, you are responsible for renovating apartment units to create quality homes for Texas renters. Knowledge of and previous experience in renovation, maintenance, and construction is required. You should also be able to effectively communicate progress and challenges to leadership as necessary. Does this sound like you? Consider applying for this role and discover how you can advance your construction career.
Construction Project Manager
Are you an independent leader with a business skill set? Construction project manager roles may be a great opportunity for you. Your abilities to manage renovation and construction projects in the apartment industry can help you thrive. Day to day, you will manage a team(s) while developing processes to ensure project timelines and budgets are met. This role is meant for experienced individuals who have prior experience managing large-scale projects, effective communication skills to manage up and down, confidence in making in-the-moment decisions and the ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
Wondering what a long-term career in construction could look like? Construction superintendent jobs are a leadership position you can reach once you have construction experience under your belt. This leadership role allows you to interpret plans and specs, supervise multiple teams, strategically address challenges, effectively communicate with subcontractors, managers, and consultants. With new apartment communities being developed every day, we are constantly looking for talented construction managers in Texas.
All About Business
From marketing to tech to finance and more, there are a variety of verticals that support the industry. If you have a specific interest or skill set, look into business-related roles. These jobs are critical to maintaining apartment communities and keeping the industry thriving. Whether you like communications, numbers, technology, security and more, the apartment industry needs team members like you.
Love contributing to business success? We have the job for you.
Hear from Amber, a corporate analyst who has found a career she loves in the Texas apartment industry.
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Interested in marketing and finding a career that allows you to be creative? The Texas apartment industry has a range of opportunities for you. Jump-start your career as a marketing coordinator and put your skills to the test. In this entry-level role, you are responsible for increasing positive exposure for your company while overseeing new business pursuits and client-facing presentations.
Are you a tech-savvy person with customer service skills? Apply your knowledge as an IT associate role in the apartment industry. Our industry relies on business technology to ensure smooth processes and tracking across apartment communities. In this entry-level role, an IT associate’s responsibilities include setting up laptops and desktops, managing IT security, training colleagues to use new devices and assisting with customer support requests. People in this role should have experience with both hardware and software, as well as enthusiasm toward troubleshooting when necessary.
Accounts Payable Clerk
Love crunching numbers? Choose an accounts payable clerk position in the Texas apartment industry. You will be responsible for preparing checks, cashing receipts for deposit, reconciling payments and handling invoices. An accounts payable clerk should be organized, detail-oriented and able to efficiently manage multiple assignments at once. If you’re interested in a career path that ultimately leads to finance management positions, this role will be a great place to start.
Are you an experienced marketing professional looking for a change? Or are you starting out in your marketing career and wanting to understand what career possibilities are next? Consider a marketing director role in the Texas apartment industry. In this position, you will be a decisive leader in charge of driving business objectives forward through a marketing lens. Working with your team, you will bring a creative mind and collaborative attitude to develop forward-thinking programs that increase brand awareness and bring in new business. An ideal marketing director has extensive marketing or PR experience and an understanding of how effective marketing programs can impact business success.
All About Services
Services roles in the Texas apartment industry deal with everything from software to hardware, gym equipment to pool maintenance, to niche products and more. The products and services that go into supporting apartment communities are endless. Whether you’re passionate about managing relationships or installing equipment, a services role with a supplier company could be right for you.
Hundreds of products and services are needed to support apartment communities.
Explore supporting roles in services, where your skills will contribute to the booming apartment industry.
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Entry Level Sales Representative
Do you have excellent interpersonal skills and thrive in social environments? A sales representative role could be perfect for you. Choose an entry-level position, where you can hone in on your natural skills in a training course, where a company will provide you with the product training and account management skills you need to thrive in this services role. From security services to industrial products, sales representatives ensure apartment communities are equipped with the best products needed to keep renters’ homes in check.
Outside Sales Representative
Do you love collaborative environments? Choose an outside sales representative role. In this position, you can leverage your natural social skills to use a consultative selling approach to deliver apartment communities the best available products. Successful candidates are sales-driven and strive to always maintain positive, personal relationships and high levels of customer satisfaction.
Are you hardworking, reliable and organized? You would make the perfect warehouse worker. Choose this entry-level role, where you can be part of a team environment while gaining leadership experience. Day-to-day responsibilities include pulling and processing orders, logging items required, filing requests to update stock, operating a forklift, maintaining orderly records and more.
Quality Assurance Assistant
Do you have exceptional attention to detail? Consider a quality assurance role in the apartment industry. Here, you will be expected to visit sites and evaluate jobs. An example day to day would involve evaluating floor installments to ensure 100% high-quality deliverables and finalizing necessary paperwork. Occasionally this person is responsible for completing minor repairs. A successful person in this role has previous experience with customer service and has strong skills at communicating constructive feedback.
Find your fit
We’re here to help you find your place in the Texas apartment industry.
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