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)


Apartment Leasing Representative (Chestnut Hill, 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 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.
  • 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 a Tuesday through Saturday schedule which 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=9994441.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Apartment Leasing Representative (Friday through Sunday) (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. 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
  • 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 a Friday through Sunday schedule which 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.

Click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10171631.


Apartment HVAC Specialist (Providence, RI)
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced HVAC technician with at least five years experience and with a high school diploma at the Regency Plaza, a 400 plus unit luxury property located in downtown Providence. As the HVAC Specialist, your will use your customer service skills and attention to detail to ensure resident satisfaction. Must also have working knowledge of basic plumbing and electrical along with current driver's license in good standing. HVAC responsibilities will include maintenance of, performing corrective and preventative maintenance on and troubleshooting the systems - all with the goal of maximizing performance and comfort as well as controlling maintenance an energy costs. Good interpersonal skills are required. We offer an excellent benefits package include health, dental and 401(k).

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=2712991.

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.

All job offers are 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 (hours will be 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=1677981.

All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Community Activity and Outreach Coordinator (Chestnut Hill,MA)
Are you outgoing?

  • Do you like getting out into the community?
  • Do you have experience in event planning and business to business sales experience?
  • Do you have knowledge of the property management industry?

If so then you might be the ideal Community Activity and Outreach Coordinator for Chestnut Hill Realty and its properties.

The Role:
Assist in the coordination of resident events and functions across all properties. Work closely with on-site management teams to ensure that the required number of resident and community events occur annually.

The position requires developing and fostering community contacts and relationships to maintain and expand CHR outreach efforts. This position will be responsible to initiate and manage contact with prospective local and national corporations, corporate relocation companies, non-profit organizations, brokerage offices, existing clients and referral sources. Business to Business sales experience and exceptional abilities in prospecting and presentation skills will be an asset to this position.

Overall Responsibilities and Duties:
The Community Activity and Outreach Coordinator has several major responsibilities:

  • Assist in coordination of resident events and functions across all properties.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a schedule of networking events
  • Coordinate community networking with relevant organizations, businesses, and municipal departments.
  • Develop new community contacts and relationships through outreach efforts.
  • Assist in the property and company donation program as it relates to community involvement and outreach program.
  • Complete accurate and current new business and weekly status reports.
  • Assist in the outreach component as it relates to the current and expanding social media programs, the company website and other outlets
  • Recognize new business opportunities and collaborate with property management and marketing departments to develop sales strategies, techniques and tactics based on customer feedback and market environment.

Profile of Ideal Candidate:

  • Business to Business sales experience as well as event planning experience.
  • Knowledge of property management industry, pricing and competition.
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced work load while still maintaining attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, with demonstrated ability to work without direct oversight and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Creative and interested in exploring a variety of marketing channels
  • Excellent oral and written communicator
  • Available to work evenings and weekends
  • Vehicle in good working order.

Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10785751.
All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.


Construction Project 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 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.

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


Construction Project Superintendent (Plainville,MA)
We are looking for an experienced Project Superintendent with experience as the lead Super on ground up construction projects.

Chestnut Hill Realty, one of New England's leading full service real estate companies, has an immediate opening for a Construction Superintendent in our rapidly expanding Construction division. The ideal candidate should be able to work with a great deal of independence and authority, using their problem solving skills to successfully manage the completion of a fast paced construction project.

The Project Superintendent oversees the construction of a new exciting upscale Clubhouse at our Village Green apartment complex located 20 miles south of Boston in Plainville. This person will ensure the project is built on schedule, within budget and with our quality standards. The project is scheduled to run from September 2014 to June 2015. Late nights and weekends are not required unless necessary to meet finish schedule. Additional work expected to be available at the end of the project.

  • Manage construction process and field operations for assigned project.
  • 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.
  • Develops and maintain site logistics plan
  • 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 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.
  • All job offers contingent upon satisfactory background check.
    Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=6066481.


    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.


    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.


    Receptionist (Friday through Monday schedule) (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.


    Staff Accountant/Senior Property Accountant (Chestnut Hill, MA)
    We are searching for a Staff Accountant for our Corporate Accounting department. Under the direction of the Assistant Controller, the Staff Accountant will provide accounting support for Chestnut Hill Realty.

    Primary Duties:

    • Maintain general ledgers, supporting reconciliations and supporting documents.
    • Prepare Financial Statements.
    • Assist with budget preparation.
    • Financial statement analysis / budget variance analysis
    • Perform tenant / unit owner account reconciliation and inquiries.
    • Ensure bank reconciliations are prepared and reviewed timely on a monthly basis
    • Perform general ledger reconciliation
    • Identify and solve errors in account balances and make appropriate adjustments
    • Interface with and provide assistance to property managers.

    Knowledge/Experience:

    • Must have a minimum of 2 years of practical accounting experience
    • Bachelor's degree with concentration in Accounting
    • Basic understanding of the accounting cycle, account classifications, debits and credits
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Good computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
    • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
    • Detail oriented with great communication and organizational skills

    Please click here to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9931871.

    All job offers are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

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