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Porter

San Diego, California

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Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in maintenance.

  • Problem Solver
  • Efficient
  • Team Player
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Productive
  • Responsible

"I'm constantly challenged, pushed to think creatively, and I love that I am empowered to act like a business owner."

Darius, Maintenance Manager
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Our Culture

  • Our Bold Purpose

    We're driven by a bold purpose: creating a better way to live

  • All Of Us

    All AvalonBay associates play a key role in bringing our purpose to life

  • Our Core Values

    A Commitment to Integrity
    A Spirit of Caring
    A Focus on Continuous Improvement

  • Our Approach

    Promotion from Within
    Growth Based on Achievement
    Cross Departmental Learning
    Professional Development
    High-Performance Culture
    Associate Recognition

Benefits

Our benefits packages are created with the flexibility to support associates who are at different stages in their lives and careers.

  • Medical

    We provide you with the choice of two providers, Aetna and Cigna.

  • Dental

    We offer dental coverage through MetLife. Associates have the option to select between the Premier and Basic Plus Plan.

  • Vision

    Our Vision Service Plan provides benefits for regular eye examinations, glasses or contact lenses, and laser vision care.

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

    Save a portion of your pay each pay period and invest your savings in your choice of the available investment funds. We match 50% of your contribution up to 6%.

  • Housing Discount

    Significant discount for all associates on our incredible apartment homes.

  • Career Development

    Opportunities to advance your skills and grow your career through promotion.

Responsibilities

Porter
Position Type: Full Time
State: California City: San Diego
Zip Code: 92109
Brand: AVA

Overview


Creating a better way to live is the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates. With over 280 communities and nearly 84,000 apartment homes, you have endless opportunities to make a difference in our residents’ lives. Our culture is built on purpose and our core values. If you’re looking for rewarding work with unparalleled benefits, we would like to hear from you.


The Role


As a Porter, you will ensure that the leasing office, model apartments and common areas of the community are spotless and inviting.


You Have...


  • Desire to help people
  • A can-do attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • One or more years of experience in maintenance, facilities or field with related skills
  • The desire to learn and grow

How AvalonBay Supports You


We know that our teams are the heart of our success and we’re committed to showing our appreciation. We offer:

  • Compensation: depends on experience, competitive hourly wage plus benefits
  • Comprehensive benefits — health, dental and vision, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, an employee stock purchase plan and more. Click on Benefits for information.
  • Opportunities to advance your skills and grow your career through promotion with on-the-job training and maintenance certifications
  • Associate recognition (like our quarterly awards meetings and maintenance rallies)
  • A significant rent discount on our incredible apartment homes
  • A culture built on purpose and our core values — A Commitment to Integrity, A Spirit of Caring, and A Focus on Continuous Improvement

Additional Info


AvalonBay is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  We believe that in order to achieve our purpose of creating a better way to live, we must  recruit, develop and retain associates with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and create an environment that encourages all voices to be heard, understood and appreciated.  With this we know we can do great things.

AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.

Job ID 26406
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Career Path

At AvalonBay, you can learn, grow, challenge yourself and try new things. Our Maintenance associates typically advance as follows:

  • 90-Day Hands-On
    Apprenticeship Program

  • Maintenance
    Technician

  • Maintenance
    Supervisor

  • Maintenance
    Manager

  • Senior Maintenance
    Manager

  • General Maintenance
    Manager

  • Regional Maintenance
    Director

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