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Property Assistant

Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:
At Encompass Community Services we provide our community with a wide range of services related to family & social well-being, early childhood education, behavioral health, housing and more. Every day through these services we work to make health, education and housing more equitable for all people in Santa Cruz County. For more than 40 years our work has touched generations by helping people have access to education, rebuild relationships, restore their health and regain dignity.


Under the supervision of the Property Maintenance Manager will support property management duties to provide high-quality housing to special needs populations throughout Santa Cruz County and administrative support to the maintenance of our facilities and Head Start classrooms. This position is also responsible for some reception duties at 380 Encinal Street


  • Responsible for rent collection, including issuing receipts and logging receipt of payment.
  • Maintain the key box, updating records as needed, ordering new keys, and issuing keys to staff. Updating the key log as necessary upon move out and move in's where locks are re-keyed.
  • Assist in maintaining vendor files, including contracts and estimates for maintenance repairs and improvements.
  • Write purchase vouchers for all receipts generated by the maintenance team.
  • Assist Maintenance Manager researching and ordering supplies, calling vendors for repairs, and assisting in coordinating/tracking improvement projects.
  • Answer and direct calls to the appropriate party.
  • Screen client calls and refer to correct resources as needed.
  • Greet clients and interface with counselors to schedule rooms as needed.
  • Process, sort, and deliver mail. Unpack Courier bags and provide money bags to accounting when the courier returns to 380 Encinal.
  • Order office supplies, prepare and submit invoices for payment.
  • Assist with meeting room set-up and tear down for Encompass Board meetings, Encompass All-Managers meetings and trainings. Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or GED required
    • 2+ years of related office/clerical experience
    • Very strong computer skills required in MS Office
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to multi-task regularly and successfully
    • Ability to handle stressful and/or fast paced periods of work, while keeping composure and maintaining appropriate task completion
    • Criminal Record Clearance before hire
    • Physical Exam / TB
    • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred
      Salary: $21.00-$23.00/hourly
      Wages & Benefits:

      Pay rate is $21.00-$23.00/hourly. Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive medical and dental insurance plan for full time employees, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holiday, sick time, and 17 days of paid vacation, pro-rated for positions less than 40 hours a week.

      Encompass Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. We are committed to excellence through diversity and strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all clients and employees.

      Our programs recognize the value of racial, ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversity and strive toward a culture of trauma-informed practice, with the overarching goal of ensuring that all services promote healing, and integrate the values and standards of providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services.

      If you require assistance applying on-line, we have computer terminals available at our 380 Encinal Street Suite 200 office in Santa Cruz, Tel: 831-469-1700, and at our 225 Westridge Drive location in Watsonville, Tel: 831-724-3885. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment.

Keywords: SANTA CRUZ COMMUNITY, Santa Cruz , Property Assistant, Other , Santa Cruz, California

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