On-Call Building Assistant
The Building Assistant is responsible for providing excellent customer service as well as monitoring and assisting with the safety and security of each building and our tenants. Most Plymouth buildings are staffed seven days per week, and some are staffed 24 hours per day. The Building Assistant position is responsible for assisting the Building Manager in tenant management, enforcing building rules, performing janitorial tasks and building maintenance. In the absence of the Building Manager, the Building Assistant is responsible for responding to and reporting tenant and building emergencies.
Plymouth Housing Group is non-profit organization with 155+ employees and an annual operating budget of over $17 million. Our mission is to eliminate homelessness and stabilize homeless and very-low-income people in housing by preserving, developing, and operating safe, decent, affordable housing, and by providing opportunities for homeless and very-low-income people to improve their lives. Plymouth owns and operates 13 apartment buildings in the downtown Seattle corridor, providing permanent homes to over 1,000 people. For the most part, our residents are the most challenged homeless people in our community—those struggling with one or more disability such as mental illness, chemical dependency, severe medical and physical disabilities, HIV/AIDS, and the effects of aging and poverty.
ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS
(Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience).
Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Experience: Previous customer service experience required.
Other Qualifications: Must have interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with tenants and the public. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Must be able to read, write and understand English. Basic computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Demonstrated administrative support skills a plus.
Preferred Experience: Experience with diverse, low-income or special needs population. Excellent client boundaries and rule enforcement, including lease and building rules as well as King County Landlord Tenant law. Janitorial, light maintenance or security experience preferred. Previous employment in social services, housing or mental health desired.
HOURS: On-Call—can vary between 0-40 hours per week. Shifts may be day (8 am to 4 pm), swing (4 pm to 12 am), night (12 am to 8 am), or during the weekend.
COMPENSATION: $10.50 per hour (Employee may be eligible for Paid Sick and Save Time and our Employee Assistance Program – this position does not receive full benefits)
Satisfactory performance in an On-Call position can provide the experience necessary for application to a regular full-time, benefited position.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit an application (available on the Plymouth website: www.plymouthhousing.org), cover letter, and resume to Human Resources, Plymouth Housing Group, 2113 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, via e-mail (email@example.com), or fax (206-374-0602). NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
Open until filled.
Plymouth Housing Group is committed to doing its work with compassion and respect for the dignity, worth, and uniqueness of all people and all cultures.
PLYMOUTH HOUSING GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
PEOPLE OF COLOR STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY