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Overview: 

If you are super-organized and love working with people, then a Leasing Consultant position with Wangard is perfect for you. Our goal is to develop sites into walkable neighborhoods that provide amenities that simplify lifestyle, provide economic development and promote sustainability. Join our growing team of professionals and help transform the Milwaukee area. Type A personalities are more than welcome to apply, as details are key in this position, provided you also have a gentle touch when it comes to dealing with community relations. We are seeking full time leasing consultants to assist with the lease-ups of our exciting new projects. Our dynamic portfolio is growing providing tremendous opportunities for growth for the right candidates.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain superior customer service
  • Stay on the cutting edge of market conditions, trends and product knowledge in the community and competitive communities
  • Assist in conducting market studies
  • Show, lease and move in prospective residents
  • Update unit availability daily
  • Process rental applications
  • Submit tenant and property work orders
  • Adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Receive and collect rent and cash receipts in accordance with company standards
  • Provide clerical and phone support
  • Maintain all resident files, ensuring completeness and accuracy of all paperwork and documentation
  • Maintain a calendar of scheduled move-ins, ensuring all move-in appointments are completed and all apartments inspected and compliant with established standards prior to move-in
  • Demonstrate ability to resolve resident complaints and direct pertinent issues and matters to the community manager
  • Conduct resident move-outs in accordance with state law and company standards
  • Maintain all account records and transactions including NSF’s, rent allowances, concessions, rent increases and other management-approved debits and credits
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and occasional holidays
  • Other tasks or duties as assigned by supervisor

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Each job duty must be performed with the focus and accuracy it requires. The essential knowledge, skills and abilities you need are outlined below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job’s essential functions.

Education:
High school education or equivalent is required
Ability to fluently read and write English, accurately perform intermediate mathematical functions and use all on-site resident management software functions

Professional Experience:
One years’ experience in residential property management or related field is preferred, but not required
Experience in the service industry is a plus

Licenses/Equipment:
Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required; position requires own vehicle to fulfill all of job’s functions

Skills:
Skills include an excellent ability to address the needs of residents, prospects and vendors. Other essential skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize wisely
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong sales background
  • Ability to drive and access to a car
  • Knowledge of state law as it relates to fair housing

Computer Skills:
Basic computer and Internet knowledge
Intermediate knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Ability to operate and understand personal computer functions and company utilized software packages

Physical Demands:
Physical demands include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. The employee will be regularly required to sit; stand; walk; reach using feet, legs, back, arms and hands; talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to climb. Specific vision requirements include the ability to use close vision; distance vision; color vision; depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will be required to work at a personal computer and talk on the phone for extended periods of time. Must possess the ability to detect auditory and/or visual alarms and be available to work extended/flexible hours and weekends, as needed.

Attendance/Travel:
This position is a full time salaried position. This position requires the availability to work some nights, weekends, and occasional holidays. This position also requires regular attendance and active participation/planning at all company functions and events.

Learning and Development:
Commit to ongoing professional development and career growth

This position reports to the Property Manager.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.



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Overview:

If you are a super-organized, highly-motivated, customer-oriented, success-driven, creative thinker – PLEASE apply. As a Property Manager with Wangard Partners, you will focus on maximizing the profitability of our assets within your defined market area through the creation of creative marketing strategies, development of effective, high quality on-site teams and implementation of quality control procedures. With the use of your well-polished communication skills and experience in the property management industry, you will work with our owners to identify property goals and objectives. Using your analytical and administrative skills, you will be charged with the completion of market studies, budget creation and pricing strategies. As a representative of Wangard within the industry, you will build relationships with your counterparts and project a positive, professional image of the organization and our Operations team. Our exciting, fast-paced environment encourages teamwork and collaboration at all levels of the organization, allowing you to work and build relationships with associates in all departments and regions. As a Property Manager with Wangard Partners you will be Taking Care of the Way People Live every day.

Primary Duties:

  • Achieve the highest possible net operating income through implementation of effective cost control and revenue improvement programs.
  • Develop sales/marketing plans and annual operating budgets and/or forecasts.
  • Accurately prepare and convey all operational and financial data to the owner in a timely manner.
  • Approve, with the owner, your property’s pricing strategy. Additionally, develop and implement appropriate rent renewal strategies and sales and marketing plans to effectively maximize rental income.
  • Help to determine the long-term viability of your property by active involvement in the development of property asset plans.
  • Develop a high quality on-site team through implementation of effective recruitment, training, motivation, and coaching programs.
  • Implement or direct the implementation of all policies and procedures as authorized in the Company policy and procedures manuals. Work within guidelines, policies, and budgets for the respective region/department. Ensure compliance as necessary.
  • Lead the leasing of your new development.
  • Attend weekly development meetings and monthly production meetings.
  • Complete monthly Property Manager Inspections.
  • Ensure that all physical aspects of the property are fully functional, safe, and attractive. Ensure that adequate scheduling occurs to make certain that all vacant units are kept ready for occupancy. Visually inspect grounds, buildings, and apartment units on a regular basis.
  • Work as a liaison and towards the successful implementation of the company’s subsidiary operations.
  • Participate in property owner meetings. Work with the owners to identify property goals and objectives. Be responsive and receptive to owners’ needs, goals, and objectives.
  • Complete and analyze market studies as assigned. Recommend and implement strategies based on results and assumptions.
  • Establish relationships in the real estate industry to benefit the Company and assist with its marketing goals.
  • All other duties assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty well. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Professional Experience:
A minimum of two years of experience as a Property Manager. The position requires the ability to deal well with people and exhibit strong leadership skills. Evidence of leadership qualities must be exhibited with the region, the company and/or the industry.

Education:
A college degree is suggested but not required. The position does require the ability to communicate effectively in English, and the ability to perform advanced business mathematical functions.

Physical Demands:
Physical demands include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. The employee will be regularly required to sit; stand; walk; reach using feet, legs, back, arms and hands; talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to climb. The employee will be required to work at a personal computer and talk on the phone for extended periods of time. Must possess the ability to detect auditory and/or visual alarms and be available to work extended/flexible hours and weekends, as needed.

Attendance/Travel:
This position is a full time salaried position. This position requires the availability to work some nights, weekends, and occasional holidays. This position also requires regular attendance and active participation/planning at all company functions and events.

Licenses/Equipment:
A valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required. Position requires individuals to furnish their own vehicle to fulfill all of the job’s functions.

Learning and Development:
Maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth.
An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V.

This position reports to Multifamily Supervisor.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization



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Maintenance Technician – The Preserve at Prairie Creek

Reports to: Director of Maintenance and On-site Property Manager

Overview:

Wangard Partners is seeking a qualified candidate to join our Property Management team as a Maintenance Technician at the Preserve at Prairie Creek Apartment community in Oconomowoc, WI.    As a Maintenance Technician with Wangard Partners, you will focus on maintaining the physical integrity of the property while providing professional and courteous service to our residents through the timely completion of work order requests.  The Maintenance Technician assists with all aspects of the property’s maintenance including the physical grounds, custodial, preventive, corrective, deferred and emergency.  The Preserve at Prairie Creek consists of 228 luxury units with an additional phase currently under construction.

Primary Duties:

  • Communicate effectively with residents, guests, visitors and staff
  • Strive to continuously meet or exceed resident satisfaction
  • Ensure that all work orders have been completed in a safe, prompt and professional manner
  • Collaborate with Wangard team to achieve
  • Communicate life safety concerns of the community with Property Manager
  • Prepare maintenance reports and other job related documentation
  • Assist the overall team effort in any way possible to enhance curb appeal
  • Maintain inventory of equipment, tools and supplies.
  • Serve as a role-model for maintenance staff by following all policies and procedures
  • Present an appearance appropriate to the image of the community
  • Perform on-call emergency services as required
  • Understand and comply with Fair Housing laws and standards
  • Additional tasks or duties assigned by supervisor

Maintenance responsibilities: The Maintenance Technician must have the ability to install, service, replace and repair the following items in a responsible and professional manner that meets industry standards. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform general maintenance duties such as, but not limited to, appliance repairs, equipment repairs, painting, HVAC repairs, basic carpentry, basic electrical, basic plumbing, glass replacement, and screen repair at the discretion of the Director of Maintenance Operations
  • Conduct all community maintenance work, service requests, punch lists, building inspections, preventative maintenance, and cleaning
  • Removing bulk trash (including appliances)
  • Supervise or perform all work necessary to quickly bring vacated units to rent ready condition
  • Landscaping and grounds management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have the basic proficiency of reading and writing the English language
  • Willingness to perform all required tasks
  • Demonstrated knowledge of work safety habits
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to professionally represent the company
  • Attends and participates in training programs required by the company
  • Supply basic tools (see tool list)
  • Maintain a valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation.

Physical Demands:  Physical demands include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.  The employee will be regularly required to sit; stand; walk; reach using feet, legs, back, arms and hands; talk and hear.  The employee may occasionally be required to climb.  Specific vision requirements include the ability to use close vision; distance vision; color vision; depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee will be required to work at a personal computer and talk on the phone for extended periods of time.  Must possess the ability to detect auditory and/or visual alarms and be available to work extended/flexible hours and weekends, as needed. 

Professional Experience

A minimum of two years of experience as a Maintenance Technician. 

Attendance/Travel

This position is a full time hourly position.  This position also requires regular attendance and active participation/planning at all company functions and events.

Licenses/Equipment

A valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required.  Position requires individuals to furnish their own vehicle to fulfill all of the job’s functions.

Learning and Development

Maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth.

An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 



Job Information

Overview:

Wangard Partners is seeking a qualified candidate to join our property management team as a Multifamily Supervisor.  Super-organized, highly-motivated, customer-oriented, success-driven creative thinkers NEED apply.  As the Multifamily Supervisor with Wangard Partners, you will focus on maximizing the profitability of our assets through the creation of creative marketing strategies, development of effective, high quality on-site teams and implementation of quality control procedures.  As a representative of Wangard Partners within the industry, you will build relationships with your counterparts and project a positive, professional image of the organization and our management team.  Our exciting, fast-paced environment encourages teamwork and collaboration at all levels of the organization, allowing you to work and build relationships with associates in all departments.  As a Multifamily Supervisor you will be taking care of the way people live everyday.

Primary Duties:

  • Achieve the highest possible net operating income through implementation of effective cost control and revenue improvement programs for our current portfolio consisting of six luxury apartment communities with over 1,000 apartment homes.
  • Develop sales/marketing plans and annual operating budgets and/or forecasts in conjunction with on-site Property Managers.
  • Accurately prepare and convey all operational and financial data to the owner in a timely manner.
  • Approve with the Asset Manager each property’s pricing strategy.  Additionally, develop and implement appropriate rent renewal strategies to effectively maximize rental income.
  • Develop high quality on-site teams through implementation of effective recruitment, training, motivation, goal setting and coaching programs.  
  • Conduct quarterly employee assessments and disciplinary actions when necessary for a team currently consisting of five on-site Property Managers and six Leasing Consultants/Assistant Property Managers.
  • Implement or direct the implementation of all policies and procedures as authorized in the Company policy and procedures manuals.  
  • Work with Executive VP of Property Management to determine additional guidelines, policies, and procedures that need to be developed.  Ensure compliance as necessary.
  • Work in conjunction with the Marketing Director to develop and implement marketing plans.
  • Lead the lease-up of new developments.
  • Administer weekly property management and leasing meetings.
  • Work with Director of Maintenance Operations to ensure that all physical aspects of the property are fully functional, safe and attractive.  
  • Ensure adequate scheduling occurs to make certain all vacant units are kept ready for occupancy.
  • Visually inspect grounds, buildings, and apartment units on a regular basis.
  • Be responsive and receptive to owners’ needs, goals and objectives.
  • Complete and analyze market studies.  Recommend and implement strategies based on results.
  • Establish relationships in the real estate industry to benefit the Company and assist with its marketing goals.
  • Assist with the implementing a third party fee management growth strategy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty well. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Produces accurate work.
  • Able to prioritize effectively to accomplish work tasks timely.  
  • Consistently meets deadlines.
  • Consistently demonstrates commitment to the Company’s success and growth.
  • Self-motivated; works independently; knows when to ask questions; makes informed decisions.
  • Can identify problems/issues and participates in problem resolution as appropriate for job level.
  • Effectively and efficiently manages workload with appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Is flexible and adaptable to meet changing priorities and workload.
  • Creates a positive work environment by fostering teamwork, supports internal customers.
  • Seeks and is open to feedback; interested in development discussions and displays willingness to improve.
  • Willing to be accountable for one’s own actions.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Education and Experience:

The following describes the ideal experience and attributes a successful candidate will offer:

  • College Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience leading successful teams
  • Experience with market rate luxury apartments preferred

Physical Demands:

Physical demands include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.  The employee will be regularly required to sit; stand; walk; reach using feet, legs, back, arms and hands; talk and hear.  The employee may occasionally be required to climb.  The employee will be required to work at a personal computer and talk on the phone for extended periods of time.  Must possess the ability to detect auditory and/or visual alarms and be available to work extended/flexible hours and weekends, as needed. 

Attendance/Travel:

This position is a full time salaried position.  This position requires the availability to work some nights, weekends, and occasional holidays.  This position also requires regular attendance and active participation/planning at all company functions and events.

Learning and Development:

Maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran

NOTES:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. This position also reports to the Executive Vice President of Property Management.

 



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Overview:

The Front Desk Coordinator is primarily responsible for greeting guests and clients, managing Wangard’s inbound and outbound mail, providing general office support to Wangard’s various departments, and answering the phone.  This position is customer facing for both our commercial and residential tenants.  This position requires the ability to multitask while being interrupted as well as an excellent memory!

Primary Duties:

General Office Responsibilities

  • Greet all guests/clients in a professional business manner and be aware of upcoming meetings.  
  • Sort/distribute daily mail.
  • Process outgoing mail/1st class & certified.
  • Prepare all UPS and courier deliveries.
  • Maintain office supply inventory- to include toner and paper.
  • Answer & direct all incoming phone calls as requested.
  • Assist with mail merges and mailings throughout the Wangard Companies. The mailings to include, but are not subject to the following;  
    • Postcard mailers
    • Broker open houses
    • General mailings
  • Prepare monthly office calendar and monthly parking spot raffle.
  • Update/maintain office phone lists.
  • Manage and maintain cleanliness/orderliness in conference rooms and general office areas.
  • Liaison with building management staff for office suite repairs or problems.
  • Prepare weekly sign-in sheets.
  • Retrieve all overnight messages and forward accordingly.
  • Register staff members for conferences/seminars as requested.
  • Assist office staff in clerical duties as needed.
  • Clean kitchen daily.
  • Prepare coffee multiple times daily, as needed.

Executive Assistant (Back up)

  • Schedule meetings/lunches as directed by the CEO in absence of the Development Executive Assistant.
  • Schedule travel, book events, prepare conference rooms for meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty well. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Education and Experience

The position will report directly to the Office Manager.  The following describes the ideal experience and attributes a successful candidate will offer:

    • Required education generally equivalent to high school diploma.
    • Strong computer skills, including intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite of applications to include Outlook, Contacts, Word and Excel.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate concerns in a concise and timely manner.
    • Self-motivated; works independently; knows when to ask questions; makes informed decisions.
    • Flexible and adaptable to meet changing priorities and workload.
    • Desire to take ownership and responsibility for work product.
    • Responsive team player with the ability to quickly prioritize among numerous pressing tasks.
    • High degree of credibility and confidentiality.
    • Exceptional work ethic.

Physical Demands

Physical demands include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.  The employee will be regularly required to sit; stand; walk; reach using feet, legs, back, arms and hands; talk and hear.  The employee may occasionally be required to climb.  The employee will be required to work at a personal computer and talk on the phone for extended periods of time.  Must possess the ability to detect auditory and/or visual alarms.

Attendance/Travel

This position is a full time, exempt, and hourly.  This position also requires regular attendance and active participation/planning at all company functions and events.

Learning and Development

Maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth.

An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization



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Overview:

The Commercial Property Manager is a position responsible for maintaining and increasing the values of the Company’s real estate investments, ensuring the performance of the properties through detailed budgeting, oversight and maintenance of the buildings and systems and superior tenant relations.

The property manager will have oversight and direct management responsibilities for a portfolio consisting of roughly 750,000 SF of Office/Flex, Industrial and Retail buildings throughout mainly Southeastern Wisconsin.

 Primary Duties:

  • Manage the operating expense reconciliation process and report any variances.
  • Perform periodic inspections and coordinate the maintenance and repair of all building systems such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, interiors, structures, roofs, etc.
  • Prepare, submit and manage property budgets.
  • Manage all facility-related operating and capital budget activities, including management and oversight of the invoicing process.
  • Review and maintain the operating and maintenance contracts for all assigned properties; obtain competitive bids as needed.
  • Prepare a monthly operating status report regarding operations, maintenance, engineering, construction, leasing status, budgets, capital improvements, special projects and any outstanding issues.
  • Attend planning sessions to identify redevelopment issues.
  • Act as primary contact with property owners and asset managers to ensure building goals and objectives are being met.
  • Adhere to AR collections policy by collecting rent, preparing required legal notices and coordinating legal action as necessary.   
  • Ensure the repair, maintenance and service operations, optimize short- and long-term operating costs and maintain the integrity of the asset.
  • Respond to building emergencies to coordinate resources and provide appropriate guidance in securing the emergency and implementing corrective and preventive actions.
  • Respond to tenant needs, review work order activity and follow-up as appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with regional initiatives and required local, state and federal laws and regulations that pertain to the operating of facilities.
  • Manage as appropriate building engineering supporting assigned properties.
  • Coordinate all budgeting activities with accounting division within the company.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty well. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Produces accurate work.
  • Able to prioritize effectively to accomplish work tasks timely.  
  • Consistently meet deadlines.
  • Consistently demonstrates commitment to the Company’s success and growth.
  • Self-motivated; works independently; knows when to ask questions; makes informed decisions.
  • Can identify problems/issues and participates in problem resolution as appropriate for job level.
  • Effectively and efficiently manages workload with appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Is flexible and adaptable to meet changing priorities and workload.
  • Creates a positive work environment by fostering teamwork, supports internal customers.
  • Seeks and is open to feedback; interested in development discussions and displays willingness to improve.
  • Willing to be accountable for one’s own actions.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Education and Professional Experience:

Candidate must possess a minimum of three years’ of experience in commercial property management.  Bachelor’s Degree in facilities management, business, real estate, engineering or a related field preferred; equivalent work experience will be considered.

Physical Demands:

Physical demands include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.  The employee will be regularly required to sit; stand; walk; reach using feet, legs, back, arms and hands; talk and hear.  The employee may occasionally be required to climb.  The employee will be required to work at a personal computer and talk on the phone for extended periods of time.  Must possess the ability to detect auditory and/or visual alarms and be available to work extended/flexible hours and weekends, as needed.

Attendance/Travel:

This position is a full time.  This position also requires regular attendance and active participation/planning at all company functions and events.

Licenses/Equipment:

A valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance is required.  Position requires individuals to furnish their own vehicle to fulfill all of the job’s functions.

Learning and Development:

Maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development and career growth.

An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V.

This position reporter to the Executive Vice President of Property Management.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.