General Maintenance Manager
Westfield, New Jersey
Our success rests on continuing to deliver quality environments in which to live and stay. From helping to maintain the physical condition of the community to finding new improvements to supporting your fellow associates — what you do can impact the lives of those we serve, as well as your career.
We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in maintenance.
- Problem Solver
- Team Player
"I'm constantly challenged, pushed to think creatively, and I love that I am empowered to act like a business owner."Darius, Maintenance Manager
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
Promotion from Within
Growth Based on Achievement
Cross Departmental Learning
Our benefits packages are created with the flexibility to support associates who are at different stages in their lives and careers.
We provide you with the choice of two providers, Aetna and Cigna.
We offer dental coverage through MetLife. Associates have the option to select between the Premier and Basic Plus Plan.
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%.
Significant discount for all associates on our incredible apartment homes.
Opportunities to advance your skills and grow your career through promotion.
Position Type: Full Time
State: New Jersey City: Westfield
Zip Code: 07090
Creating a better way to live is the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates. At AvalonBay, every day you can make a difference in someone's life. We take that purpose seriously and expect you will as well. From helping to maintain the physical condition of the community to providing great service throughout a resident's stay to supporting your fellow associates, your positive, professional, and consistent personal interactions make AvalonBay a great place to work. Our purpose and our core values - A Commitment to Integrity, A Spirit of Caring, and A Focus on Continuous Improvement - set us apart.
So if you're looking for a rewarding career opportunity with the top property management organization in the country, we'd like to hear from you! We are looking for the right candidate to join our property operations maintenance team as a General Maintenance Manager to maintain the condition and appearance of the community and operate under the safety and operating standards set forth by AvalonBay.
The General Maintenance Manager will be responsible to manage maintenance operations for multiple assigned communities in support of business goals. Oversees all maintenance efforts, including the physical aspects of the property's HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, major appliances and amenities. Ensure efforts meet AVB’s operational standards and any applicable laws and regulations. Assist in the development and management of the annual maintenance operating budget in accordance with established timeframes. Review monthly financial reports, analyze budget variances and trends and implement any corrective actions. Responsible for personnel management of maintenance staff, including but not limited to selection, hiring, training and performance management.
At podded communities, the General Maintenance Manager works with the on-site supervisor to increase proficiency/performance of community, and maintains oversight of the property’s maintenance operations.
1. High School diploma or equivalency (GED)
2. Bachelor’s degree (preferred), or comparable educational experience
3. 3-5 years of multi-family property management or other building maintenance experience performing the duties of Maintenance Manager.
4. 3–5 years of maintenance staff supervisory experience.
5. 2–3 years of on-the-job experience in the use of refrigerant recovery or recycling equipment.
1. Ability to manage single or multiple sites of significant complexity.
2. Ability to contribute to the effectiveness of the maintenance function as demonstrated by participation in taskforces, etc. in prior work experience.
3. Ability to supervise and develop new associates and provide feedback and coaching resulting in improved performance as demonstrated by work experience.
4. Demonstrated clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
5. Demonstrated ability to create and deliver reports and group presentations on property-related subject matter.
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.
AvalonBay requires all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless a request for exemption as a reasonable accommodation has been approved.
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At AvalonBay, you can learn, grow, challenge yourself and try new things. Our Maintenance associates typically advance as follows:
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