Working for Equity Residential means being part of a community –employees and residents – striving to provide the best in apartment living,speaking boldly about new ideas for innovation, and inspiring creativity in theways we live and work. That's what our Be.Think.Play.Live. culture is allabout.
We understand how important first impressions are and our Porters arean integral part of each apartment community's success. Ensuring that both thefacade and the interior of the community are fresh, clean and appealing makesour residents proud to call an Equity community home. Porters are personable,have a keen eye for detail, and a willingness to learn.
As a Porter, you will work with one of our top property managementteams to provide exceptional service to residents. Each day will be unique,requiring a diverse set of skills. You will collaborate with team members toassess and respond to grounds and maintenance issues, develop rapport withresidents by being both knowledgeable and friendly, and inspire trust by caringfor our community and making our apartments feel like home.
WHO YOU ARE
Passionate. You have an understanding of curb appealand basic maintenance and are quick to learn new skills.
A Clear Communicator. You help residents and teammatesunderstand the timeline and process for repairs when necessary.
A Team Player. You are united with teammates indelivering the best experience to residents.
Proactive. You think like an owner, proactively approaching your responsibilities.
Personable. You are respectful,pleasant to be around, and enjoy engaging with others.
Levelheaded. You keep your cool in urgent situationsand respond quickly to find solutions.
Motivated. You invest extra energy to reach yourgoals.
Solution-Oriented. You follow through on commitments,letting residents know they matter.
Organized. You are flexible and able to jugglemultiple priorities and interactions with residents and teammates smoothly.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Enhance our community. You'll be responsible for assisting withrepairing and maintaining the community features,ensuring a safe and clean living experience for your residents. On-the-job training will be provided asneeded.
Build rapport with residents. You'll make positive connections withresidents by offering a smile and a greeting when you see them and chatting asyou make repairs around the community.
Respond to service needs and make-readyschedule. You'll launchinto action when maintenance issues arise, working closely with your managerand other community team members. During the turnover process, you will helpexecute painting and cleaning vacant apartment homes.
Tend to preventive maintenance. You'll safeguard equipment with regulartune-ups, helping equipment last longer and minimizing costly repairs.
Notice the details. You'll walk the property daily,inspecting all areas for cleanliness and safety, and helping to maintain greatcurb appeal.
General interestin custodial and/or maintenance work and an ability to demonstrate mechanicalaptitude
Availability towork a flexible schedule, including weekends
Valid driver'slicense and/or access to reliable transportation
High schooldiploma or equivalent
Trade schooland/or military training
We recognize everyone has different needs outside of work. That's why,in addition to a competitive benefits package (medical, dental, vision and paidtime off), we offer many unique options to employees, like adoption benefitsand paid time off for community service projects. To learn more, view our Total Wellbeing page here.
Equity Residential is a S&P 500 company that owns, builds and operates high-quality apartment communities in places like New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California -- places where people most want to live, work and play. Our employees -- about 3,600 strong -- are really good at what they do, work hard and play nice, appreciate the community at large and va...lue the contributions of others. At Equity, we take pride in providing a culture where employees can be themselves and be heard. We also believe that a career path is too narrow of a journey - we want you to move up, over, around and through your potential. Come work with us and take the opportunity to make someone's day, every day. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityresidential.com