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Property Maintenance Specialist

Kasa Living

Kasa Living

Detroit, MI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Location: Detroit, Michigan

Time Commitment: approximately 32-40 hours

Anticipated Schedule: Based on the business needs. Weekends

The Property Maintenance Specialist role is an on-site facilitator of everything that the Kasa guest will experience during their stay. As a Property Maintenance Specialist you are an important part of the Detroit markets operations team, supporting efficient and successful operations for our new Kasa Cadillac Square property. You will be responsible for the functionality, upkeep and preventative maintenance of our units furniture, fixtures and equipment alongside some of our technology. You will be a subject matter expert for all building systems and ensure they function accordingly. Through regular inspections, taking direct corrective action yourself and vendor management when needed, you will ensure our guests have a seamless stay by making sure their unit is operating at 100%.

Like many operations roles, there is no “typical day” but you will collaborate daily with Kasa teams and partners to drive results. You will identify, prioritize, and execute cost-effective property improvements aligned with Kasa brand standards. Daily tasks will consist of, but are not limited to fixing in-unit broken items, installing replacement furnishings, replacing hardware, repairing drywall, painting, and other routine maintenance tasks. You will also represent Kasa from a hospitality perspective, and need to be comfortable interacting with a guest directly. Lastly, you will also be a major stakeholder in any large scope building system repair, working with management and third party vendors.

Unleash your career potential at Kasa

We're building a tech-enabled global hospitality brand that unleashes the potential of liveable space. Hospitality is at the core of who we are, and we are committed to providing our teams the same care we give our guests, neighbors, and partners.

Required Qualifications

  • Think Like an Owner: Think like an owner at all times by taking accountability for all facets of unit/building performance; enhance partner satisfaction through creation of value by maximizing operating profit per unit.

  • Tech Savvy: Proficient with modern technology tools and effectively uses them to complete daily work.

  • Handy: Comfortable with using a toolkit and able to devise clever solutions to common minor repairs and maintenance tasks.

  • Quality Control Leader: Establish and implement streamlined processes that ensure adherence to high-quality standards through identification of proactive improvements and effective collaboration with external partners.

  • Reliable: Takes pride in arriving to work on time and welcomes the opportunity to work nights and weekends.

  • Collaborative: Works effectively with leadership and peers to meet goals and contribute to ideas that will deliver operational and experiential improvements for the department.

  • Smooth Operator: Approach problem resolution with confidence, empathy, and creativity to swiftly and successfully resolve guest-stated and unstated needs.

  • Change Agent: Supports tactical execution of change management efforts to implement new processes, tools, or technology including, but not limited to communication plans and training development.

  • Process Minded: Effectively executes established processes with precision and surfaces process deficiencies which negatively impact the guest experience.

Required policy information:

  • This role requires regular access to a reliable vehicle to use for work, a valid driver's license, and a clean driving record with proof of insurance.

Don’t meet all of the qualifications? We want you to consider all of your skills and experiences - both professional and personal- that would make you successful in this role. Although some qualifications are essential, others can be attained with time. We believe diverse perspectives, upbringings, and knowledge contribute to our strong company culture and we encourage you to apply.

Expected Results

  • Role Objective 1: Manage and develop the property's preventative maintenance programs

    • Key Initiative: Identify and communicate in unit and property issues

    • Key Initiative: Hit the R&M budget.

    • Key Initiative: Participate in preventative maintenance program.


  • Role Objective 2: Complete tasks that drive productivity within the operation.


    • Key Initiative: Complete brand standard inspections to gather property-level data.

    • Key Initiative: Decrease the number of maintenance-related guest complaints

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💰 The Pay

The starting base pay range for this role is between $22.00 and $25 and is set based on multiple considerations including business needs, market demands, talent availability, experience, and unique skills and attributes. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for equity, bonus, perks, benefits, and Kasa Travel Credits.

Benefits

  • Kasa Travel Credit: We love to travel! Kasa employees get an allowance of free stays with us in any of our locations, plus a discount on any night for friends and family.

  • Cell phone reimbursement: We reimburse a portion of your monthly cell phone bill to say thanks for using your personal phone during the workday.

  • 📈 401(k) plan: As you invest in yourself and your future, Kasa invests in you too.

  • 🙌 Paid Time Off: Full-time hourly Kasa employees accrue paid time off at a generous rate that increases with tenure.

  • 🩺 Health Coverage: We’ve invested in comprehensive health insurance options to help when you need it most, including a company-sponsored plan with fertility coverage.

  • Other Perks: Qualifying full-time roles are eligible for a wi-fi stipend, home office stipend, and more!

Who We Are

Kasa is a Real Estate Technology company that is building a global accommodations brand unlike any other. We partner with owners of multifamily, single-family, and boutique hospitality properties, transforming underutilized real estate into stylishly furnished, professionally managed units that cater to business and leisure travelers alike. We took the best that hotels and short-term rentals had to offer and created a new class of hospitality that is well-priced, trustworthy, and offers a large selection of great locations!

Behind the scenes, we build technology that combines with our innovative operations to grow a globally scalable offering that delivers high-quality stays. Our guests enjoy seamless check-ins, spacious apartments, and attractive amenities, helping them feel right at home. If anything comes up, our remote guest experience team is available 24/7, ensuring our hospitality is always felt, though rarely seen.

Kasa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Kasa Living is an E-Verify participant. We will verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States by matching information employees provide on the form i-9 against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). You may find more information here and here.

Kasa does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or People & Talent team.

The Kasa Talent Acquisition team will only communicate from email addresses that use the URLs kasa.com and us.greenhouse-mail.io. We will not use apps such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, or Google Hangouts for communicating with you. We will never ask you to send us money or technology to work for our company. If you believe you are a scam victim, please review your local government consumer protections guidance and reach out to them directly. US-based applicants may refer to this article from consumer.ftc.gov for more details.