Job Summary Camden's Operations Managers have primary responsibility for the financial, administrative, and resident services functions of a multifamily portfolio comprised of two or more communities. This includes facilities management, contract administration, vendor relationships, resident relations, and interfacing with the central processing team in execution of accounting activities related to resident ledgers. Under the direction of the General Manager, the Operations Manager will also support the overall operation and success of the community and supervise the maintenance team members for that portfolio. Operations Managers must operate with a high level of professionalism and decision-making ability; with a focus on promoting Camden culture.
Assist the General Manager in overall operation and success of assigned multifamily portfolio, which includes achieving results and meeting goals related to customer sentiment, occupancy, retention, NOI, managing expenses, and other community performance expectations.
Collaborate with the General Manager and support departments to create and implement strategic plans to meet individual and community performance goals and maximize portfolio results.
Perform duties with supervisory positions, such as hiring, training, coaching, performance management, salary administration, disciplinary counseling and termination of subordinates. Maintain an open-door policy to address employee issues and concerns.
Actively strive to create a great place to work by promoting engagement and weekly check-ins.
Demonstrate solid understanding of apartment maintenance practices including facilities management, contract administration, and vendor relationships. Assist the General Manager with community maintenance and ensuring capital improvements are completed to maintain market position and preserve asset integrity.
Manages resident relations issues for assigned multifamily portfolio.
Interface with central processing team in execution of essential functions (close out, final account statements, etc.).
Strategize to increase customer sentiment scores across assigned multifamily portfolio.
Ensure consistent on-site management and staff compliance with company policies, procedures, and industry regulations (e.g., Fair Housing, OSHA, Safety, etc.)
Assist the General Manager in developing and managing a high performing team by created a trusting work environment, promoting cooperation, recognizing team efforts, coaching through challenges, and supporting career path goals.
Timely complete administrative tasks, including system-based approvals.
Ensure community compliance with safety, industry and state/city/federal regulations and requirements.
Oversee new development or rehabilitation of a community (i.e., market surveys/strategies, provide property management insight/input to construction team or contractor, walk apartments, punch out, etc.)
Monitor social media channels and collaborate with the Sales Manager to develop strategies to better serve our customers and maximize customer sentiment.
Create goals to better service our customers while managing expenses to maximize NOI.
Basic knowledge and understanding of multifamily operations, including ability to define issues of concern and to effectively solve problems.
On-site experience in residential property management required, supervisory experience preferred.
Must demonstrate strong accuracy and attention to detail.
Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and ability to lead and motivate others.
Ability to work a varied schedule including weekends and holidays as required.
Must possess professional written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Teams, Word, Excel, and Outlook
And here's the fine print HR wants you to know:
Job is intermittently sedentary but requires mobility (i.e., climb stairs) to tour, show, and inspect apartments on a daily basis
Will use some repetitive motion of hand-wrist in using computer and writing
Works in a typical office setting with daily exposure to outdoor environment (i.e., heat, cold, damp, rain, etc.) when touring community
Hazards can be minimized with proper lifting techniques, SDS, general safety training, and wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
Must handle stressful, urgent, novel and diverse work situations on a daily basis
Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position
Will be regularly called upon to work long hours and odd schedules (including weekends)
Position requires periodic travel by automobile to handle work-related activities
May require airline travel, out-of-town and /or overnight trips
Attendance and punctuality is essential for success in this position
Contact your HR team for the position's Physical Demands Analysis
This job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Camden may add or change responsibilities in order to meet business and organizational needs. Employees must meet qualification standards that are job-related and consistent with business necessity and must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.
Camden Property Trust is one of the largest publicly traded multifamily companies in the U.S. Operating as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), we own, develop, acquire, sell and manage apartment communities in 15 major markets. Camden has more than 1,800 employees across the country and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Camden has been recognized by FORTUNE® Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the country! We are the only multifamily company to ever be included on FORTUNE's famous list. We are committed to the growth and success of everyone we work with, which is the foundation for building focused, effective teams and creating an exciting and impactful work environment. Our shared values (including our commitment to fun!) make Camden an industry-leader and one of the nation’s best employers.