Career Opportunities


GROUNDSKEEPER

Groundskeeper Job Summary

We are currently seeking a full-time Groundskeeper to help oversee a large apartment community located in Milwaukee, WI. The Groundskeeper performs a variety of tasks and responsibilities to maintain grounds of property for either conventional or government housing departments. This 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Groundskeeper cuts, rakes, trims, edges, plants lawn and plants and waters as necessary.
  • Seeds grounds where necessary.
  • Prunes shrubs and trees and sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees.
  • Shovels snow from walks and driveways and spreads salt on public passageways.
  • Repairs fences, gates, walls, and walks and paints as necessary.
  • Picks up trash on grounds and parking lots.
  • Assists in the turning over of vacant apartments.
  • Assists in custodial function including cleaning of hallways, storage rooms and laundry rooms.

Job Skills

  • Must be a reliable worker who is able to perform routine tasks without supervision.
  • Experienced in operating a variety of equipment, including lawn mower, grass trimmers, shears, pruner, shovels, wheel barrel, rakes, weed whip, hammers, saws, screw drivers, snow blower, ice chopper, etc.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Must have valid drivers license.

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 Groundskeeper 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 MANAGER

Property Manager Job Summary  

We are currently seeking a full-time Property Manager to help oversee a large apartment community located in downtown Milwaukee, WI.

The Property Manager will have the full responsibility of managing 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 Include:

  • Property Manager 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 Include:

  • ARM designation preferred.
  • Previous property management experience required.
  • 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.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Property Manager.
  • 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.
  • Sick leave.

If you are interested in this Property Manager 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 Milwaukee, 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 $500.00 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


OCCUPANCY SPECIALIST

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a full-time Occupancy Specialist to help oversee a large apartment community located in Milwaukee, WI. The ideal Occupancy Specialist candidate will be responsible for managing HUD tenant accounts in accordance with Government Subsidized Housing regulations. 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.

Occupancy Specialist Job Responsibilities Includes:

  • Occupancy Specialist schedules applicant appointments, prepare lease paperwork, and oversees completion of lease signings Complete third party verifications (i.e. income, assets, expenses).
  • Maintain and control confidential files and records.
  • Participation in weekly occupancy meetings.
  • Processes and reviews all documents furnished by tenants for annual re-certification as required by government regulations.
  • Data entry of new and updated tenant information.
  • Prepares and distributes necessary documents for tenant signature.
  • Provides customer service including; answering phone calls and responding to requests regarding re-certification requirements, complaints, etc. Meet with clients as needed to assist with their re-certification paperwork.
  • Performs varied clerical duties such as posting rent payments, data entry, final bill preparation, preparing and collating monthly reports. Prepares and mails form letters.
  • May prepare billings, rent certificates, and process department outgoing mail.
  • Processes vacate notices and unit transfers. Sends acknowledgment letters. Records and prepares weekly report for management. Prepares other reports as required for review by supervisor.
  • Follows Equal Opportunity Housing & Fair Housing rules in accordance with state and federal guidelines.

Occupancy Specialist Job Requirements Includes:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) designation preferred.
  • Ability to address the concerns of current and future residents 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 current and prospective residents.
  • Bilingual language capability in English/Spanish is a plus.

Occupancy Specialist 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 Occupancy 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