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 mentor-ship, collaboration and career development.

If you are interested in joining our growing team of professionals, please mail your resume to Chestnut Hill Realty, c/o Human Resources, P.O. Box 396, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. You may also fax to (617) 323-8888 or email to resumes@chestnuthillrealty.com.

Available Positions at Chestnut Hill Realty

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Administrative Assistant (Property Management) (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Enthusiastic and hardworking administrative professionals with experience who are interested in real estate and property management industry who are looking to add depth to their skill set, will find a great opportunity as the Administrative Assistant to the corporate office. This individual will support multiple departments and be based at our corporate office in Chestnut Hill, MA. Your work will be varied and interesting.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide administrative support to the Corporate office including working on projects, handling documents of a confidential nature and spreadsheet creation and maintenance.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports and presentations.
  • Schedule and coordinate arrangements for trainings and special events such as Resident Services Appreciation Day.
  • Involvement in marketing campaigns and projects
  • Assist with coordination of the budgets

Requirements:

  • Very strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Must enjoy working in a fast paced (no day is ever the same) type of working environment
  • One to three years' experience in an administrative support role preferred.
  • Microsoft Word (creating and saving documents, formatting, printing, editing, mail merges, etc.
  • Microsoft Excel (creating spreadsheets, basic formulas, inserting headers and footers)

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15057601.

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

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10069821 or submit resume with salary requirements to resumes@chestnuthillrealty.com.

All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Apartment Leasing Consultant (Brookline, 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.

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.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls and replies to all email leads in a timely fashion.
  • Tours prospective residents.
  • Qualifies prospective residents by running background checks and verifying income.
  • Prepares lease documents and schedules lease signings in a timely fashion.
  • Follows up with prospective residents.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

This position will require working one weekend day as part of their regular schedule with ability to provide coverage on both weekend days and some holidays (our site offices are only closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day) when needed. 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. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years' experience in sales and/or leasing of class A properties.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14988181

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Landscaper/Horticultural Technician (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Come work for the award winning Horticulture Department at Chestnut Hill Realty that values their employees and rewards hard work! It is time to get trained and start a career.

In this full-time, year-round Landscaper position you will be respected for your work and rewarded with advancement opportunities. Chestnut Hill will provide you organized training on the equipment and in professional practices. Join a company that recognizes hard work with an annual performance review with the opportunity for increases.

Chestnut Hill Realty believes in the importance of curb appeal, and that beautiful landscaping makes a difference for their tenants. Their property landscaping has won numerous awards for displays and safety. Take pride in the work you do, and feel good that your efforts will be seen and appreciated!

You will be a valued team member for a family-owned, industry leading real estate company that has earned a great reputation for their quality and stability. They are company that invests in the future and are big supporters of the most innovative technology and green initiatives. This is a company you will be proud to work for!

As a member of the team, you can expect::

  • Positive work environment.
  • Above-average compensation -- starting rate is $15+.
  • Fantastic benefits package that includes: medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation and sick time, and opportunities for overtime.
  • Industry leader - innovative technology and green initiatives.
  • Received national awards in landscape design and safety.


If you have a valid driver's license, a great work ethic, willingness to learn, and a love of the outdoors, you owe it to yourself to check this out!

Please visit this page to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15229401.

Email your resume to: resumes@chestnuthillrealty.com .

Applicants may call Mike Cassidy at 617-323-2100 x120 for more information.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Apartment Leasing/Customer Service Representative (Framingham, 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.

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.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls and replies to all email leads in a timely fashion.
  • Tours prospective residents.
  • Qualifies prospective residents by running background checks and verifying income.
  • Prepares lease documents and schedules lease signings in a timely fashion.
  • Follows up with prospective residents.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

This position will require a Tuesday through Saturday schedule. 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=10171631.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Construction Project Superintendent (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Chestnut Hill Realty, one of New England's leading full service real estate companies, has an immediate opening for a Construction Superintendent with experience in multifamily capital improvement and rehabs in our rapidly expanding Construction division. This person will provide oversee capital improvement projects to ensure project is built on schedule, within budget and within CHR quality standards.

  • Manage construction process and field operations for assigned project and reports directly to the Project Manager
  • Coordinates, directs, and supervises the work of subcontractors and laborers on site to assure that projects are completed within prescribed schedules and budgets, in compliance with Chestnut Hill Realty policies and procedures, and in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Produce work quality which meets or exceeds company standards and all applicable contract requirements.
  • Develops and maintain site logistics plan, including construction parking and staging areas
  • Coordinates work activities with property Staff so as to minimize disruption to the residents

Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a construction Superintendent in the multi-family field is preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in these areas: managing site activity, anticipating and resolving field related issues, establishing and enforcing site schedule requirements, managing site safety and insurance risks, interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate both written and oral.
  • Undergraduate degree in civil engineering or related field preferred.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15183451.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check


IT Help Desk Analyst (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Rapidly growing real estate property management firm seeks a well-rounded systems professional to assist in day-to-day operations and systems/end-user support. Responsible for end user desktop support of the existing technology infrastructure including Windows 7/8 desktops and notebooks running Microsoft Office 2013 over a Windows local area and wide area network. Also responsible for assisting in network administration, user training, and procedures documentation. Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years' experience in a help desk role supporting users and maintaining HP desktops, Lenovo ThinkPad laptops, mobile devices, peripherals and networking equipment. Windows 2008-2012 server, SQL 2005 server, Exchange 2010 server experience a plus. Excellent communication, customer service, problem solving and organizational skills required. Candidates must have a current, valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle to conduct company business.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=3192841.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Lease Up Specialist (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Are you an experienced Leasing Professional looking for the next step and growth opportunity? Immediate opening for an experienced Leasing Professional to help manage the lease up of new properties and to deliver communities with healthy occupancy, revenues and exceed the competition within all sub-markets.

Leasing Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for lease ups of new properties
  • Provides focused support for properties experiencing challenges in occupancy levels
  • Oversees the leasing process from start to finish
  • Strong Networking and Business Outreach skills
  • Assist with competitive market studies
  • Assist with marketing and advertising decisions
  • Assist with training to strengthen the leasing team
  • May train leasing staff members on established sales, leasing and marketing protocols
  • Share expertise to help strengthen leasing team to become more successful at sales and leasing for Chestnut Hill Realty
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Lease up experience, preferably at luxury apartment communities
  • Minimum of 3 years leasing experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15210831 or submit resume with salary requirements via email to resumes@chestnuthillrealty.com.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Receptionist/Administrative Assistant (Chestnut Hill, MA)
As the Administrative Assistant at Hancock Village, you will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of property management including sales and marketing and customer service. The Administrative Assistant plays a key role in helping the community achieve very satisfied residents through customer service efforts that enhance our resident relations. 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 Monday through Friday (9 to 5).

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 at times includes weekends, early evenings and holidays.
  • Professional Attitude/appearance even when under pressure.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11507911.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Design Assistant Project Manager (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Chestnut Hill Realty is looking for a Design Assistant Project Manager in Chestnut Hill, MA. In this role, you will be an integral part of the Planning and Design team. You will report to the Planning & Design Project Manager and assist in the oversight of capital expenditures and unit renovations and ensure finish quality standards are met. Unleash your creativity by helping with the design development of projects and overseeing installations.

This is your chance to grow your experience and take your career to new heights! Through your hard work and dedication, you can look forward to yearly salary growth as well as advancement potential within the company. Work closely with the Project Manager, and receive valuable mentoring from the expertise of seasoned professionals.

At Chestnut Hill, you will be a valued team member of a family-owned, industry-leading real estate company that has earned a great reputation for their quality and stability. Join a company that invests in the future and are big supporters of the most innovative technology and green initiatives. This is a company you will be proud to work for!.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Excellent benefits - including: medical, dental, vision; 401(k); car allowance; 2 weeks vacation including your birthday off; PTO for volunteer hours; and wellness activities including an incentive program and 5K walk.
  • Positive work environment.
  • Industry leading innovative technology and green initiatives.


If you have at least 2 years of design experience in building/development work, and have excellent attention to detail, you owe it to yourself to check this out! Construction or property management background is a plus!

Don't let this opportunity pass you by - apply today!

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15091761.

All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Property Manager (Providence, RI)
Are you a demonstrated leader with top notch sales/marketing skills, financial acumen and a commitment to quality service for your residents? We are seeking a Property Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of a 400+ unit property plus 35,000+ square feet commercial space in Providence. Successful candidate must possess experience and proven skills in employee supervision and administration, leasing, credit and collections, marketing and budgeting. The qualified candidate must possess good understanding and working knowledge of building systems and a working knowledge of federal, state and local housing laws. College degree and/or CAM or CPM designation preferred with a minimum of five years property management experience, including management of residential site(s). Must have proven success demonstrating leadership, customer service, problem-solving, decision-making, multitasking, communication, and organizational skills.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5964811.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.