Careers

People first.

Managing people’s homes with pride is just as much about recruiting, training and retaining talented and motivated professionals as it is about putting our residents first. What excites us more than anything else at Chestnut Hill Realty are engaged employees—employees who recognize the value of teamwork, a positive attitude and workplace excellence. If you have the qualities required to deliver exceptional customer service, we want to meet you! In return, you have Chestnut Hill Realty’s assurance of an environment fostered by continuing professional growth through mentorship, collaboration and career development.

If you are interested in joining our growing team of professionals, please email your resume to resumes@chestnuthillrealty.com or mail it to Chestnut Hill Realty, c/o Human Resources, P.O. Box 396, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. You may also fax to (617) 469-6534.

Available Positions at Chestnut Hill Realty (Click Read More)


Construction Administrator (Chestnut Hill, MA)
We are seeking a Construction Administrator to provide overall support services for construction managers at our corporate office of Chestnut Hill Realty.

Key Duties (Functional):
  • Prepares and disburses contracts as directed.
  • Responsible for construction documents disbursement and tracking.
  • Processing and coding of accounts payables invoices.
  • Creates and maintains submittal logs.
  • Prepares Bank requisitions from subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Prepares and tracks bid packages.
  • Responsible for new vendor setup process.
  • Administers purchase orders and change orders.
  • Maintains up-to-date project progress information .
  • Prepares end of job construction warranty manuals.


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to Senior Project Manager.


COLLABORATION (Works with):

  • Development Director when required.
  • Client's service providers, vendors etc. to provide quality and protect Chestnut Hill Realty interest.


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE:

  • Extensive (5 or more years) experience as a construction administrative role required.
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective office management techniques to interact with office staff.
  • Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Knowledge of Yardi preferred but not required.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (tact, diplomacy, etc.) essential.
  • Must be a business oriented person.
  • Computer literate required.


EDUCATION:

  • A High School Diploma.


We offer a full benefits package which includes health, dental and 401(k).

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11722921.

All job offers are contingent upon a successful background check.


Apartment Leasing Representative (Providence, RI)
Are you looking for a sales and customer service position that will provide opportunity for advancement and a career path? Join our team and find out why we are an award winning company. Chestnut Hill Realty is the proud recipient of five industry excellence awards presented by the Rental Housing Association in 2013.

The Leasing Representative role is primarily a sales and customer service position. As a Leasing Representative you will build relationships with prospective residents, identify needs, show apartments, overcome objections, and close the deal by obtaining the lease paperwork and a check for one month's rent. You will manage the entire leasing process from start to finish.

Leasing Representative Responsibilities:

  • Understands the product and how to sell the advantages of living at the apartment community.
  • Convert phone calls to tours, property tours to leases and internet leads to tours and/or leases.
  • Tours prospective residents.
  • Qualifies prospective residents by running background checks and verifying income.
  • Prepares lease documents and schedules lease signings in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure guest cards are complete, entered into the property management software, and follow up is completed for prospects.
  • Assist in developing and implementing effective marketing strategies to increase property traffic and internet leads
  • Ensure leasing office, tour path, vacant apartments, amenities and general curb appeal of community is pleasing to all 5 senses and is impeccably clean, if necessary spot cleaning to maintain the high standard of which Chestnut Hill Realty is synonymous with.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

This position will require working Saturdays as well as some availability on Sundays and some holidays (our site offices are only closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day). We offer excellent benefits and a generous commission package. Candidates must have a current, valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle to conduct company business.

To be successful in this role, you must be interested in meeting and connecting with all types of people (no day is the same). You will use your excellent written and verbal communication skills to find clients the right place to call home. You must be highly motivated, have a professional appearance and a strong team-oriented work ethic. Prior experience in leasing, sales, hospitality, customer service or retail is a plus. Chestnut Hill Realty has a top notch training program that will prepare you for success in property management and leasing.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10991731.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Apartment Leasing Representative (West Roxbury, MA)
Are you looking for a sales and customer service position that will provide opportunity for advancement and a career path? Join our team and find out why we are an award winning company. Chestnut Hill Realty is the proud recipient of three industry excellence awards presented by the Rental Housing Association in 2014.

The Leasing Representative role is primarily a sales and customer service position. As a Leasing Representative you will build relationships with prospective residents, identify needs, show apartments, overcome objections, and close the deal by obtaining the lease paperwork and a check for one month's rent. You will manage the entire leasing process from start to finish.

Leasing Representative Responsibilities:

  • Understands the product and how to sell the advantages of living at the apartment community.
  • Convert phone calls to tours, property tours to leases and internet leads to tours and/or leases.
  • Tours prospective residents.
  • Qualifies prospective residents by running background checks and verifying income.
  • Prepares lease documents and schedules lease signings in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure guest cards are complete, entered into the property management software, and follow up is completed for prospects.
  • Assist in developing and implementing effective marketing strategies to increase property traffic and internet leads
  • Ensure leasing office, tour path, vacant apartments, amenities and general curb appeal of community is pleasing to all 5 senses and is impeccably clean, if necessary spot cleaning to maintain the high standard of which Chestnut Hill Realty is synonymous with.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

This position will require working a Sunday through Thursday schedule as well as some availability on Saturdays and some holidays (our site offices are only closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day). We offer excellent benefits and a generous commission package. Candidates must have a current, valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle to conduct company business.

To be successful in this role, you must be interested in meeting and connecting with all types of people (no day is the same). You will use your excellent written and verbal communication skills to find clients the right place to call home. You must be highly motivated, have a professional appearance and a strong team-oriented work ethic. Prior experience in leasing, sales, hospitality, customer service or retail is a plus. Chestnut Hill Realty has a top notch training program that will prepare you for success in property management and leasing.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11496091.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Assistant Maintenance Supervisor (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Chestnut Hill Realty is looking for an Assistant Maintenance Supervisor with apartment maintenance experience. The position is located at Hancock Village, a 789 unit Class A property in Chestnut Hill. The Assistant Maintenance Supervisor manages administrative support for the Maintenance Department while working with the Maintenance Supervisor to insure that all apartment units and other property facilities are in good working order and maintained to acceptable standards for CHR and for residents. This position delegates tasks and assignments to maintenance and other staff or performs tasks as needed, including service requests and preparing a unit for rent availability (market ready). Keeps in close communication with the Maintenance Supervisor to discuss individual issues and to insure that goals are being met. Assists in hiring, training, and developing staff. This is an excellent opportunity to gain management experience with opportunity for future growth with the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support for the maintenance department including; creating, maintaining and updating weekly excel reports as well as the on call schedule.
  • Coordinate, schedule and manage the preparation of vacant apartments for move-in. Keeps Techs on schedule to make market ready turns of vacant units as fast as possible.
  • Assist in coordination of maintenance staff and contractors to complete work orders to company guidelines.
  • Assists other maintenance personnel with complex work orders or when more than one associate is needed to complete the job.
  • Keeps and maintains preventive maintenance schedule and assigns tasks to get it completed.
  • Maintain and order supplies within budget guidelines
  • Hears resident complaints and resolves in the best manner possible.

Requirements:

  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel and strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience in residential property management maintenance or other building maintenance.
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to guide and direct the work of others.
  • A positive, team-oriented attitude
  • To be available for 24-hour emergencies
  • Ability to communicate with residents, vendors, and co-workers in a friendly and businesslike manner.
  • Experience managing budget documents and spreadsheets.
  • Current driver's license in good standing

All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10069821.


Construction Manager (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Chestnut Hill Realty, one of New England's leading full service real estate companies, has an immediate opening for an experienced Project Manager with experience in multifamily capital improvement and rehabs in our rapidly expanding Construction division. This person will provide oversight and direction for one or more large Capital Improvement or small development/construction projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Participates in pre-planning activities and cost benefit analysis for all phases of work.
  • Initiates and maintains liaison with clients/government organizations to facilitate construction activities.
  • Prepares bid packages and recommends vendors.
  • Administers commitments/contracts.
  • Maintains current project status information and cost data for project control analysis and reporting.
  • Monitors performance of on-site Superintendent and staff to ensure project is built on schedule, within budget and with CHR quality standards including CHR Safety Program and OSHA regulations.
  • Responsible for continuous communications with the construction supervisor and job foreman to coordinate manpower, material and subcontractor needs
  • May represent CHR Construction in project meetings.
  • Manages financial aspects in compliance with lender loan documents.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or a related field or commensurate experience.
  • At least three years experience in multifamily construction project management including design and finance preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of established construction practices/techniques.
  • Knowledge and understanding of real estate law, building codes as well as city and county regulations.
  • Ability to read detailed plans/blueprints.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects, changing priorities and steady workloads.
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Working knowledge of computer applications.
  • Ability to develop budgets and analyze financial data.
  • Must have valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10706261.


Junior Property Accountant (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Growing property Management Company has an opening for an AR/AP Accountant. He or she would be responsible for posting property invoices, checking payables for accuracy, and executing bi-weekly check runs. He/she may have a small amount of financial reporting duties. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accounting and financial principles.

This Property Accountant position reports to the Assistant Controller and performs the following functions:

  • Maintain all aspects of Accounts Payable including coding, auditing, posting to A/P system, payment, and filing.
  • Maintain all aspects of Accounts Receivable including posting of cash receipts, bank deposits, posting and reconciling charges and adjustments.
  • Prepare and perform check runs bi-weekly and as needed.
  • Communicate and interact with Property Managers and others to resolve questions regarding financial data, vendor issues and tenant account status.
  • Assist in preparing quarterly reserve requests.
  • Complete special projects/assume additional responsibilities as assigned.
  • Provide coverage as necessary for Reception, including operating switchboard, maintaining access to building, and greeting visitors.

Must demonstrate proficiency with MS Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experienced with computerized accounting systems including: General Ledger, A/P and A/R. Experience with Yardi property management/accounting software is highly desirable. This position requires strong attention to detail, timelines and procedures. Successful candidates should be motivated self starters with a desire to advance and succeed in a busy, high volume environment. They will have strong organizational skills, and the ability to follow procedures and systems. Effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal and problem solving skills are a must. Must be able to excel in a team environment.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8900191
All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Maintenance Technician (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Maintenance Technicians are responsible for performing various maintenance functions that are necessary to maintain and enhance the value of the community. We are looking for service-minded professionals with a cheerful, customer service attitude willing to roll up their sleeves and go to work! The Technician may not necessarily have an apartment maintenance background. However, the ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of maintenance experience, preferably in some form of facilities or building environment. All candidates must have a current driver's license in good standing. Must have a team player attitude. This position is located at multiple site locations. Participation in rotating on-call schedule along with being available for emergency situations and snow removal (including weekends and holidays) is required. We offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, and 401(k). All job offers are contingent upon a successful background check.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=4253351.


Administrative Assistant (Weekends required) (Chestnut Hill, MA)
As the Receptionist at Hancock Village, you will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of property management including sales and marketing and customer service. He/she will provide support to the leasing team and assist the property manager as necessary to ensure the property can maintain a sales focus and achieve its occupancy and revenue goals. Schedule will be Saturday (10 to 4), Sunday (10 to 4) and Monday (9 to 5), Friday (9 to 5) with an additional week day to be determined.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Resident Relations including greeting walk-in customers and answering general inquiries and scheduling resident reservations in the calendar for room reservations
  • Accurately and efficiently prepares and assists with all leasing paperwork (e.g., guest cards, applications, lease agreements and utilizing leasing technology to distribute leads
  • Plan and organize resident events and functions
  • Answering incoming phone calls and routing appropriately. Schedule appointments for other staff members
  • Perform clerical duties, such as photocopying, typing, faxing, mailing documents and responding to and sending e-mails. Monitor and order office supplies

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year office support experience
  • Excellent listening & communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Flexibility to work a schedule that may change and includes weekends, weekdays, early evening and holidays
  • Professional Attitude/appearance even when under pressure

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6583421.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Planning & Design Assistant Project Manager (Chestnut Hill, MA)
The Planning & Design Assistant Project Manager will be an integral part of the Planning and Design team. This person will assist the Director of RE Planning & Design/Owner's Rep and Planning & Design Project Manager in the oversight of the capital expenditures department, will be involved in design decisions and selections on projects, will manage design consultants and oversee installations and will act as a liaison to the Construction Division and Property Management Division.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years of Design AND Construction/Development work related experience with a 4 year degree preferred.
  • Construction and/or property management industry experience a plus.
  • Experience managing small projects or as part of a project team on larger, more complex projects
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints
  • Good communication skills
  • Accurate with an attention to detail
  • Must have a valid driver's license and vehicle in good working order with the flexibility to travel to sites in MA and RI.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11715081 .

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.

All job offers are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

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