Metropolitan Associates understands that this may be a challenging time for you, our valued resident. We have and will continue to work with you as we have from the start of this pandemic.

Metropolitan has modified the eviction protocol to align with the ever changing predicament we all face to avoid eviction whenever possible. As we navigate through these difficult times, we will assist you with respect and transparency.

Please refer to the following links for additional resources and as always, please do not hesitate to contact our corporate office if you have specific questions or concerns.

Metropolitan Associates

Career Opportunities


RECEPTIONIST

Receptionist Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Receptionist to be the primary point of contact for visitors, receive and direct all incoming calls, and perform clerical duties as needed at our downtown Milwaukee location.  Candidates must possess expertise in writing and proofing, as well as excellent customer service skills.  If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing organization, please keep reading!  The Receptionist is a full-time position requiring regular attendance in accordance with Metropolitan Associates’ attendance policy.

About Metropolitan Associates

With approximately 4000 apartments in more than 30 choice locations, we offer a variety of apartment homes, as well as outstanding service and experience. We are a full-service company, consisting of market-rate and government-subsidized apartments. Metropolitan Associates is one of the largest and most experienced owners and managers of government-subsidized housing in the State of Wisconsin.

Receptionist Job Responsibilities

  • Greets visitors; answers questions, receives paperwork and applications, seats appointments.
  • Answers incoming calls; assists and answers questions; transfers as needed using switchboard; forwards voice mail messages.
  • Receives, opens, and distributes incoming mail.  Processes and prepares outgoing mail.
  • Assists with data entry of incoming government applications.
  • Filing.
  • Prepares and distributes courier paperwork.
  • Mails rental applications and logs rental applications received.
  • Organizes property receipts.
  • Processes rent assistance "request for lease" paperwork.
  • Distribution of incoming faxes.
  • Fill supply requisitions.

Receptionist Job Requirement

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Minimum of two years receptionist experience.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Strong communication, proofing, editing, written skills necessary.
  • High expectation to work independently.
  • Must possess the ability to multitask in a fast paced office environment.

Receptionist Position Includes Excellent Benefits Package Such As:

  • Medical/vision, dental, disability and life insurance plans.
  • 401(k) plan.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Vacation and personal days.

If you are interested in this Receptionist opportunity, and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Metropolitan Associates

1123 North Astor Street

Milwaukee, WI  53202

Fax (414) 276-9253

 


LEASING CONSULTANT - PART-TIME

Leasing Consultant - Part-Time Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Leasing Consultant - Part-Time to help oversee a large apartment community located in downtown Milwaukee, WI. The ideal candidate will have a background in sales (preferably in the real estate sector). We offer a generous commission structure, along with a positive work environment. Our employees are helpful and courteous, and we cultivate those same qualities in new hires. Weekend work is required.  If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing organization, please keep reading!

About Metropolitan Associates

With approximately 4000 apartments in more than 30 choice locations, we offer a variety of apartment homes, as well as outstanding service and experience. We are a full-service company, consisting of market-rate and government-subsidized apartments. Metropolitan Associates is one of the largest and most experienced owners and managers of government-subsidized housing in the State of Wisconsin.

Leasing Consultant - Part-Time Job Responsibilities

  • Leasing Consultant Part-Time shows apartment units to prospective tenants and process move-in paperwork for qualified applicants
  • Maintain a strong closing ratio
  • Encourage prospective tenants to lease from us by positioning our property and its units in a favorable light and offering the best possible customer service
  • Achieve sales goals each quarter, motivating other Leasing Consultants in the office to follow your lead
  • Ensure that all community areas, including leasing office, are in perfect condition
  • Process service requests from residents and ensure prompt response to inquiries
  • Answer incoming telephone calls

Leasing Consultant - Part-Time Job Requirements

  • Preferred sales experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer service oriented
  • Computer experience
  • Valid driver's license
  • Excellent hourly wage
  • Commission for rentals and/or renewals
  • Must be able to work weekend hours

If you are interested in this Leasing Consultant - Part-Time opportunity, and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Metropolitan Associates
1123 North Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202
Fax (414) 276-9253


APARTMENT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

 

Apartment Maintenance Technician Job Summary

We are currently seeking a full-time Apartment Maintenance Technician to help oversee a large apartment community located in Cudahy, WI. The Apartment Maintenance Technician will perform routine maintenance duties to include; rough and finish carpentry, painting, equipment and facility repairs. Electrical and plumbing repairs will also be performed. This is a full-time position requiring regular attendance in accordance with Metropolitan Associates’ attendance policy, valid driver’s license, and a reliable vehicle as frequent travel is required.  If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing organization, please keep reading!  

We are offering a $5,000.00 hiring bonus for qualified Apartment Maintenance Technicians!  

About Metropolitan Associates

With approximately 4000 apartments in more than 30 choice locations, we offer a variety of apartment homes, as well as outstanding service and experience. We are a full-service company, consisting of market-rate and government-subsidized apartments. Metropolitan Associates is one of the largest and most experienced owners and managers of government-subsidized housing in the State of Wisconsin.

Apartment Maintenance Technician Job Responsibilities

  • Apartment Maintenance Technician responds to management, staff, and resident maintenance requests and quickly executes performance of requests
  • Perform inspections of all apartments, buildings and common areas
  • Report and/or perform repairs as necessary and complete necessary paperwork
  • Maintains tools and maintenance equipment to ensure they are in good working order; keeps maintenance room in neat condition
  • Apartment Maintenance Technician performs electrical, heating, and plumbing repairs including: Basic electrical ability, changing outlets, fixtures and breakers. Basic HVAC knowledge of boilers and forced air furnaces. Basic plumbing such as changing out faucets, re-piping, replacing toilets, replacing sinks and unclogging drains
  • Carpentry background to include, installation of doors to include interior and exterior cabinets, subfloors, countertops, installing shelves, hooks, or closet rods
  • Basic roofing skills such as tarring stack pipes, vents and patching
  • Assist in preparation of vacant apartments for new residents, including; carpentry work, drywall, painting, staining, and other necessary repairs and improvements
  • Perform maintenance work at different locations as required
  • Available to respond to emergency calls when on-call after hours

Apartment Maintenance Technician Job Requirements

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Experienced in operating a variety of equipment, including circular saw, drill, jig saw, electrical tester, hand tools, power tools, cordless tools
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

Apartment Maintenance Technician Position Includes Excellent Benefits Package Such As:

  • Medical/vision, dental and life insurance plans
  • 401(k) plan.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Vacation and personal days.
  • Sick leave.

If you are interested in this Apartment Maintenance Technician opportunity, and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Metropolitan Associates

1123 North Astor Street

Milwaukee, WI  53202

Fax (414) 276-9253


PROPERTY EXECUTIVE ASSITANT

Property Executive Assistant Job Summary

We are currently seeking a full-time Property Executive Assistant to support the Property Supervisor and Property Managers in the management of a large real estate portfolio located in Milwaukee County, WI. This position requires a valid driver’s license, and a reliable vehicle as frequent travel is required given that job assignments and locations will vary frequently as determined by the Company’s needs and workloads.

The Property Executive Assistant will have the responsibility of assisting with the management of daily operations at assigned properties. Tasks include maintaining property rentals, marketing and filling vacancies, enforcing leases and securing premises.  If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing organization, please keep reading!

About Metropolitan Associates

With approximately 4000 apartments in more than 30 choice locations, we offer a variety of apartment homes, as well as outstanding service and experience. We are a full-service company, consisting of market-rate and government-subsidized apartments. Metropolitan Associates is one of the largest and most experienced owners and managers of government-subsidized housing in the State of Wisconsin.

Job responsibilities

  • Property Executive Assistant demonstrates ability to understand financial goals, operate asset in owners’ best interest and in accordance with policies and procedures manual.
  • Assists with preparation of annual budgets and income projections.
  • Provide constant vendor/contractor communications concerning scheduling, billing, and vendor relations.
  • Act as liaison between tenants and property owners.
  • Assist with the collection of rent on a monthly basis and handle late payments in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate maintenance schedule with Head Maintenance Technician.
  • Create, mentor and manage a cohesive property maintenance team.

Job requirements includes:

  • ARM designation preferred.
  • Previous property management experience preferred.
  • Ability to assist in managing staff and multiple contractors.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Computer experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Valid drivers license.

Job Skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Enhanced negotiation abilities.
  • Proficient in computer programs, including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Position includes excellent benefits package such as:

  • Medical/vision, dental and life insurance plans.
  • 401(k) plan.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Vacation and personal days.
  • Commissions on Leases and Lease Renewals

If you are interested in this Property Executive Assistant opportunity, and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Metropolitan Associates
1123 North Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202
Fax (414) 276-9253



 


PURCHASING DIRECTOR

Purchasing Director (Downtown Milwaukee, WI)

We are currently seeking a full-time Purchasing Director to help oversee our Purchasing Department at our downtown Milwaukee, WI location and execute the procurement of products and services required for multiple apartment communities.  The ideal candidate will have previously purchasing agent experience, or employment in the construction or hardware industry in purchasing or inventory control, along with construction, repair materials, vendor/contractor and technical specification knowledge.  We offer a positive work environment, our employees are helpful and courteous, and we cultivate those same qualities in new hires.  If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing organization, please keep reading!

About Metropolitan Associates

With approximately 4000 apartments in more than 30 choice locations, we offer a variety of apartment homes, as well as outstanding service and experience. We are a full-service company, consisting of market-rate and government-subsidized apartments. Metropolitan Associates is one of the largest and most experienced owners and managers of government-subsidized housing in the State of Wisconsin.  

Purchasing Director Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with the hiring and training of Purchasing Department staff.
  • Establish, monitor, and manage relationships with vendors and suppliers; anticipate and communicate demand schedule.
  • Negotiate and approve requisitions and contracts for goods and services within budgetary limits.
  • Assess material costs, lead time and supply alternatives to ensure increased efficiency and cost reduction.
  • Research products and services for large apartment communities including: new appliances, carpet, paint, sheet goods, parts, contractor services, etc.
  • Develop supply contracts based on best business practices and consistent with laws governing Commercial Contracts and anti-trust.
  • Develop and implement a supplier performance review process to assess supplier performance.
  • Follow up on expected deliveries or service requests of capital improvements to ensure timely completion.
  • Ensure compliance with company safety standards and with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Investigates defects of purchased goods with appropriate personnel to determine source of trouble and takes corrective action.
  • Approve invoices and statements for payment.
  • Examine contractor’s completed work and approve for payment.
  • Write or obtains specifications for major improvement projects.
  • Prepare service contracts for authorized signatures.
  • Oversees the preparation of cost comparisons and purchasing reports.
  • Maintain purchasing records to include; items purchased, costs, delivery, product performance.
  • Obtain proof of insurance and tax I.D. numbers for all contractors and vendors.
  • Secure service contracts for the care and maintenance of the Home Office building, equipment and grounds.

Purchasing Director Job Requirements Includes:

  • Associates degree or above in purchasing or business.
  • Construction and repair materials knowledge, vendor and contractor and technical specification knowledge.
  • Previous purchasing agent experience, or employment in construction or hardware industry in purchasing or inventory control.

Purchasing Director Job Skills

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Enhanced negotiation abilities.
  • Proficient in computer programs, including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to manage multiple task and work with minimal supervision.

Purchasing Director Position Includes Excellent Benefits Package Such As:

  • Medical/vision, dental, disability and life insurance plans.
  • 401(k) plan.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Vacation and personal days.

If you are interested in this Purchasing Director opportunity, and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Metropolitan Associates
1123 North Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202
Fax (414) 276-9253


APPLICATION PROCESSING ASSISTANT

Application Processing Assistant Job Summary

We are currently seeking a full-time Application Processing Assistant to help process applications for government housing applicants located in downtown Milwaukee, WI.  This is a full-time position requiring regular attendance.  If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing organization, please keep reading!

About Metropolitan Associates

With approximately 4000 apartments in more than 30 choice locations, we offer a variety of apartment homes, as well as outstanding service and experience. We are a full-service company, consisting of market-rate and government-subsidized apartments. Metropolitan Associates is one of the largest and most experienced owners and managers of government-subsidized housing in the State of Wisconsin.

Application Processing Assistant Job Responsibilities Includes:

  • Verify applicant qualifications utilizing Metropolitan Associates’ Resident Selection Plan.
  • Obtain landlord verifications for all applicants.
  • Answer phone calls and assist with walk-in applicants.
  • Makes appointments with applicant for office visit to sign up for housing.  Explains documents needed for these visits.
  • Keeps records or file of credit reports and applications; send letters to applicants to inform them of approval/non-approval status.
  • Monitor necessary tasks to facilitate routine and priority time lines.
  • Specifies and prioritizes time management of application processing.
  • Identifies and maintains standards for accuracy and quality.
  • Obtains a working knowledge of government systems being used by the Company.
  • Follows Equal Opportunity Housing & Fair Housing rules in accordance with state and federal guidelines.

Application Processing Assistant Job Requirements Includes:

  • Ability to address the concerns of government housing applicants in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail.
  • Strong office skills.
  • High level of computer skills are needed.
  • Ability to handle a high volume of telephone calls from prospective residents.
  • Bilingual language capability in English/Spanish is a plus.

Application Processing Assistant Position Includes Excellent Benefits Package Such As:

  • Medical/vision, dental, disability and life insurance plans.
  • 401(k) plan.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Vacation and personal days.
  • Sick leave.

If you are interested in this Application Processing Assistant opportunity, and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Metropolitan Associates

1123 North Astor Street

Milwaukee, WI  53202

Fax (414) 276-9253

 


PAYROLL SPECIALIST

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a full-time Payroll Specialist who will prepare and process payroll and provide support to the Accounting Department which may include; verifying, researching, and updating information, filing, accounts payable, general ledger allocations, and other support as needed for the company located in downtown Milwaukee, WI. We offer a positive work environment, our employees are helpful and courteous, and we cultivate those same qualities in new hires. If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing organization, please keep reading!

About Metropolitan Associates

With approximately 4000 apartments in more than 30 choice locations, we offer a variety of apartment homes, as well as outstanding service and experience. We are a full-service company, consisting of market-rate and government-subsidized apartments. Metropolitan Associates is one of the largest and most experienced owners and managers of government-subsidized housing in the State of Wisconsin.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Bi-weekly payroll processing for 100+ employees.
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll taxes.
  • Maintain personnel records including; rates of pay, new hires, terminations, changes in wage rates and occupations, and personal information.
  • Export and prepare payroll reports using ADP.
  • Set up and manage account coding of new items in purchasing system.
  • Prepare HUD documents for replacement reserve draws.
  • Train site personnel on how to correctly complete and submit employee paperwork.
  • Review new employee files for accuracy and completion.
  • Respond to requests for employee information in regard to unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, social services, garnishments, etc.
  • Create and deliver rent certificates to residents and former residents on request for filing of homestead credit.
  • Analyze receipts for delivered materials and allocate to proper site. Type all invoices for each site.
  • Review utility billings and customer accounts for accuracy, request refunds, reallocate customer accounts, and invoice customers as needed.
  • Allocate employee credit card billings.

Job Requirements Include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate Degree and/or accounting designation preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of ADP Workforce Now and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong customer service skills.

Position Includes Excellent Benefits Package Such As:

  • Medical/vision, dental, disability and life insurance plans.
  • 401(k) plan.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Vacation and personal days.
  • Sick leave.

If you are interested in this Payroll Specialist opportunity, and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Metropolitan Associates
1123 North Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI  53202
Fax (414) 276-9253