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.

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Administrative Assistant (Brighton, MA)
Chestnut Hill Realty is seeking a motivated Administrative Assistant to manage the daily requirements of a busy reception desk as well as provide assistance to the property management staff in overseeing operations of our apartments located in Brookline, Brighton and Cambridge.

Under the direction of the Assistant Property Manager, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for answering all incoming calls and handling daily mail for our property management office in Brighton. Provides administrative support for property management and monitors office supplies. Specific duties include answering/screening incoming phone calls, filing and other general administrative duties. The Administrative Assistant will also work with the property management team to approve incoming applications for prospective residents and process monthly rent checks as well as assisting the maintenance supervisor with a variety of tasks.

The ideal candidate should possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written; excellent phone and customer service skills; and the ability to handle multiple tasks at once. Must be proficient in MS Office. High school diploma or equivalent required. Prefer a minimum of one-year reception/office experience.

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word is required.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced workplace and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Office experience and some college preferred
  • Candidates must have a current, valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle to conduct company business.
  • Interest in Property Management a plus.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6436651.


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 Property Management corporate office. Your work will be varied and interesting.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide administrative support to the President and Vice President of Property Management, Regional Property Managers and Director of Leasing including working on projects, handling documents of a confidential nature and spreadsheet creation and maintenance.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports and presentations for the Management team.
  • 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
  • Autonomy to work independently with little direction
  • Ability to prioritize and 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
  • Two to five years’ experience in an administrative support role required.
  • Microsoft Word (intermediate proficiency - creating and saving documents, formatting, printing, editing, mail merges, adding graphics, etc.
  • Microsoft Excel (intermediate proficiency - creating spreadsheets, basic formulas, formatting and sorting data, inserting headers and footers, linking spreadsheets)

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=1367631.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Apartment Leasing Representative - Part Time - Weekends (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 working weekends. 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.


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. Participation in rotating on-call schedule along with being available for emergency situations (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=8212801.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Senior 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 Construction Manager with experience in multifamily capital improvement and rehabs in our rapidly expanding Construction division. This person will provide oversight and direction for all Renovation and Capital Improvement projects.

The Senior Construction Manager will monitor the performance of Project Managers and Job Superintendents to ensure timely, cost effective projects that meet our quality standards and will manage renovation work and capital improvement projects at our properties from inception to completion. This will include reviewing construction plans/drawings and their submittal process, creating schedules, review of bid packages, supporting the acquisition of permits and approvals, reviewing construction commitments and negotiating contracts and change orders. In this role you will also maintain project progress information, ensure projects are on schedule, within budget, safe and secure, and prepare cost data for project control analysis and reporting.

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 10 years experience in the construction industry with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or related field or equivalent experience. Our ideal candidate will have extensive capital improvement project experience and is knowledgeable in all areas of residential construction including rehab of apartments. Must have proven experience managing multiple projects at one time. Must have sound judgment, anticipatory and problem solving skills, excellent organization, communication, and customer service skills. Computer skills including a working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Project and other database management systems (Timberline preferred).

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12350601.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Assistant Property Manager/Leasing Consultant (Portsmouth, RI)
Chestnut Hill Realty is seeking a motivated self starter to join our team as the Assistant Property Manager of a 130 apartment building located in Portsmouth, RI. The primary responsibility of this position is to meet the property's occupancy goals by performing all leasing/sales functions at a high level of proficiency, set appointments, conduct tours, accurately track, report and follow through on all sources to maximize leases. Will also assist the Property Manager in the general administration of the property and perform all related management functions, including, but not limited to approving move-in files, promoting lease renewals, resident relations, collections, and any other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned by the Manager.

The ideal candidate should possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written; impeccable customer service skill; marketing skills; and a professional demeanor at all times. Must be proficient in MS Office. Must be willing to work flexible hours ( 9 to 5 Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 to 6 on Tuesdays and Thursdays) and will be asked to provide coverage on holidays; must be flexible on work hours for evening appointments and resident events as well as willing to provide occasional coverage on weekends). Relevant industry experience working in Residential Property Management preferred. This position will require occasional visits to the corporate office in Boston.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12153911 .

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 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.


AR AP Accounting Clerk (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Growing property Management Company has an opening for an entry level AR/AP Accounting Clerk. 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=12168741
All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Maintenance Technician (West Roxbury, 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. 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).

Please click her to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8260641

All job offers are contingent upon a successful background check.


Maintenance Supervisor (Providence, RI)
The Maintenance Supervisor for the Regency Plaza supervises the maintenance, painting, HVAC and janitorial staffs and coordinates the daily maintenance operations of the property to ensure that it is safe and well-functioning - all while assuring the quality of its appearance, its level of service and the satisfaction of its residents and commercial tenants. The goal is to build a strong, cohesive and satisfied staff which works together professionally, effectively and harmoniously.

The Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Maintains a working knowledge of all maintenance programs and capital improvement projects to ensure the proper and efficient operation of systems, preventive maintenance programs and responses to resident service requests.
  • Is responsible for maintenance and capital improvement budgets.
  • Prepares the work schedules and on-call schedules for the staff.
  • When needed, performs maintenance in units.
  • Purchases all materials and controls inventory.
  • Assists in hiring, developing and training of staff.
  • Selects outside vendors and contractors by obtaining competitive quotes and schedules and monitors completion of their work.
  • Participates in the development of the capital improvement program and ensures its execution.

Job Requirements include:

  • Minimum five years maintenance supervisory experience in residential property management.
  • Minimum three years maintenance technician experience.
  • Strong verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills and initiative.
  • Budgeting experience.
  • Computer Proficiency required - including word and excel.
  • May be required to be on call and must be available for emergency situations including weekends and holidays.
  • Skills and abilities normally associated with completion of at least high school or equivalent.
  • A valid driver's license and a good driving record.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8285941.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


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 Project Coordinator (Chestnut Hill, MA)
The Planning & Design Project Coordinator 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 on managing all aspects of special projects from design to completion. This person will work closely with the Director and Project Manager on design decisions and selections. Manages and coordinates on-site supervision of installations, working closely with installation contractors and other trades to ensure project progresses according to plan. Report project status and decisions to our property management division.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design or Construction/Development preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, furniture specification plans and other architectural drawings
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal 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=11797331.

All job offers are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

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