The building manager ensures the building they supervise (including any surrounding grounds) are maintained, ensuring a safe and pleasant environment. They work with tenants, the public, and contractors on a number of tasks, such as move-ins, maintenance issues, construction, and move-outs. The building manager also makes sure that the tenants - and the manager's organization - follow the requirements of their contract. Building managers also typically oversee tasks such as waste management, creating safety policies and procedures, and overseeing maintenance tasks (such as office cleaning). They must also ensure that their building remains safe and meets relevant safety laws and codes.
A number of skills are required for building manager positions. These professionals must pay strong attention to detail, have strong multitasking skills, and be organized. Good communication skills are needed to tactfully deal with customers, colleagues, and companies contracted to complete work in the building. Many building managers deal with clients when they are experiencing problems, and they must be able to communicate well with these individuals in the problem-solving process.
A high school diploma or equivalent is generally required for this position. The physical demands of this position vary, but lifting and moving objects of varying sizes may be required. Experience in management is often preferred.
Building Manager Tasks
Process leases, collect rent, make bank deposits, verify income and maintain waiting list.
Ensure compliance with HUD, TCAC or other regulations.
Supervise on-site staff and coordinates repairs and maintenance.