Career Opportunity

Athens, Georgia- Multi-Site Service Manager

Athens, Georgia

Career Description

General Statement of Duties:

The Multi-Site Service Manager is a result-driven leader responsible for maintaining the physical condition and marketability of properties. Effectively develops and leads strong maintenance teams to accomplish short and long-term objectives for assigned properties and achieve established performance benchmarks. Each Senior Service Manager oversees more than one property. This is a hands-on position as well as a developmental position.

Maintain a high degree of trust, loyalty, and truthfulness as a Fiduciary of Columbia Residential.

Supervision Received: Reports to Community Manager.

Compensation:  This is an hourly position.

Essential Functions of the PositionResponsible for meeting or exceeding established performance benchmarks:

Term Definition and Notes/Instructions Target
Emergency Work Orders Completed or Abated in < 24 Hours The percentage of emergency work orders that are completed or abated within 24 hours of issuance of the work order shall be greater than or equal to the target benchmark. > 99%
Average Days Routine Work Orders Active The average number of days that all non-emergency work orders will be active during the period shall be less than or equal to the target benchmark. < 2 Days
Days to turn a Make-Ready  All vacant units are to be rent-ready within 7 working days of becoming vacant 100%
UPCS/REAC Inspection Review Score UPCS/REAC Inspection Review Score > 90%

Responsible for contributing to the financial performance and managing the portfolio’s operations following company and regulatory guidelines

  • Supervisor turnkey, ensure that apartment homes are rent-ready within five business days.
  • Instruct staff in work policies, procedures, safety procedures, and the use of maintenance equipment.
  • Ensure service requests are completed within company standards. Follow up on service requests to assure the highest quality customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct and/or assist with quarterly housekeeping inspections.
  • Ensure contractor’s repairs meet specifications and established standards.
  • When necessary, plan and prepare service staff work and lunch schedules.
  • Manage budget by controlling expenses.
  • Attend and participate in resident meetings and events.
  • Accurately complete reports as required.
  • Manage warranties and coordinate with contractors to schedule repairs.
  • Counsel staff to resolve performance and human resource issues.
  • Inspect maintenance equipment weekly to ensure that it working properly.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations.
  • Conduct inventory on current stock and order parts/supplies to ensure that supplies and equipment are available in adequate amounts.
  • Maintain asset inventory system for internal audit purposes.
  • Maintain all required maintenance logs.
  • Environmental Protection Agency log (EPA) which documents refrigerant along with copies of invoices.
  • Mold
  • Inspection
  • On Calls
  • All others as required
  • Ensure the maintenance team is in company-approved uniform.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.
  • Will schedule and be part of an on-call schedule

Skills/Specialized Knowledge:

  • Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate effectively with the team.
  • Ability to use a personal computer and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) knowledge is required.
  • Knowledge of (property) site functionality.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to negotiate a contract.
  • Ability to set goals and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use standard maintenance tools and equipment in a training capacity.
  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical and accounting calculations.
  • Knowledge of federal fair housing laws and any applicable local housing provisions.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to make quick and effective decisions.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Ability to cope with and defuse situations involving angry or difficult people.
  • Ability to successfully delegate.
  • Ability to manage a team.
  • Ability to conduct interviews.
  • Ability to train.
  • Ability to maintain flexibility and creativity in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to drive an automobile.

Education and/or Experience:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience in property management maintenance, and other building maintenance

Required licenses or Certifications:

  • Current driver’s license and automobile insurance.
  • EPA Certified Type II or Universal
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification.
  • Other licenses and/or certifications as required by state law.

 Other Requirements:

  • Must comply with all safety regulations including, but not limited to: the use of back brace, safety goggles, and gloves when appropriate.
  • Must be reachable at all times via phone except during approved time off.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Will be on an emergency call

Physical Demands:

  • Standing, walking, and/or sitting for extended periods.
  • Frequent handling, use of hands, fingers, talking, and hearing.
  • Moderate climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, and feeling.
  • Pronounced visual acuity (near and far) and field of vision.
  • Ability to judge distances and spatial relationships.
  • Ability to identify and distinguish color.
  • Ability to distinguish the differences or similarities in odors, such as a gas leak.

Mental Functions:

  • Ability to compare, copy, compute, compile, analyze, coordinate, synthesize, negotiate, communicate, and instruct.
  • Ability to tolerate stressful situations.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

Work Environment:

  • Exposure to noise, vibrations, and atmospheric conditions, as well as working in confined or restricted spaces.


  • Exposure to burning fuel, explosive substances, or radioactive rays or waves.
  • Potential exposure to environmental hazards, chemicals, electrical shock, heights, moving mechanical parts or machines, fire, and radiation.

Our Company Culture is Represented By These Core Values

Columbia Residential is the leading property management and Development Company in this region, specializing in the low affordable market. Our Mission Statement is:

  1. To provide quality, safe, and affordable housing for low and moderate income families.
  2. To provide an environment for its team members to excel and to be recognized and rewarded for their accomplishments.
  3. To provide the principals and partners a fair return on their efforts and investments.

As a growing company with more than 50 communities in the Atlanta, GA area, we are always looking to add professional and superior Community Service Technicians to our service team to align with our Mission Statement and Core Value for the communities we serve.

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Responsiveness
  • Respect
  • Character

If these Core Values are part of your attributes, we welcome you to join Columbia Residential!

Flexible Benefits Options

Because we know that compensation is not your only consideration when making a career decision, Columbia Residential offers a rich and competitive benefits package to our team members.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Performance-based Bonus Program
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off (including your birthday!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Employee Referral Program
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