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Property Manager

  • Posted:Jan 20, 2023
  • Apply by:Feb 03, 2023
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

TITLE: Full-Time Property Manager


SALARY: $52,386 - $59,781 per annum **based on work experience**

HOURS: 35 hours per week

EMPLOYER: John Howard Society of Ottawa

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume through the John Howard Society of Ottawa’s website, under the Careers tab at: https://johnhoward.on.ca/ottawa/careers/

CLOSING DATE: February 3, 2023

To protect vulnerable clients and employees in settings where the risk of contracting and transmitting COVID – 19 is higher, we are asking all successful candidates to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. 

About the environment: Employees at JHS Ottawa say the organizational culture is supportive, innovative, and focused on creating a caring environment for both clients, and staff. At JHS Ottawa, you will find an employer that celebrates the uniqueness of each of its staff members and is committed to promoting an engaging working culture where all employees are encouraged to live their strengths and realize their potential. JHS Ottawa will provide permanent new employees access to a benefit plan, four weeks of vacation annually, a Defined Contribution Pension Plan after the eligibility waiting period, and opportunities for continual learning and development. 

About who we support: Our employees are supporting a diverse client group including youth and adults, all genders, from a wide cross section of social, ethnic, linguistic and cultural backgrounds who are representative of our broader community. We are accountable to the people we serve by providing the highest quality of service with integrity through the delivery of responsive, innovative and evidence-informed approaches. About diversity at JHS Ottawa: The John Howard Society of Ottawa is committed to reflecting and responding to the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is seeking that diversity in applicants for this position. We welcome candidates from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous People, women, persons with disabilities, persons who identify as LGBTQ2S+, and all candidates who contribute to furthering the diversity of ideas. We also recognize that people from diverse groups have different needs and require different solutions to gain equal opportunity for success in the hiring process. If you require any accommodation during the interview process, please let us know. 

About the role: The Property Manager has overall responsibility for functional guidance and support for the development and implementation of standardized processes, systems and tools related to successful property management. Property managers are responsible for the overall financial and operational management of residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Property managers aim to minimize costs while keeping property systems working efficiently and effectively. They are tasked with addressing property concerns, setting up the property management system, preventative maintenance system, and dealing with property management issues during crisis.


  • Oversee, maintain, and inspect all designated buildings and properties 
  • Coordinate ongoing maintenance and inspections to comply with all relevant laws, codes, and company policies. 
  • Develop a framework for preventative maintenance of site mechanical, electrical systems. 
  • Ensure policies are in place for sanitation, damage and pest control to meet the requirements of the sites. 
  • Assist the coordinators with maintenance annual budget and report on financial performance regularly. 
  • Procure and Manage vendor and contractor relationships 
  • Prepare and maintain all records, correspondence, and files 
  • Establish and maintain relationships with all Coordinators


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in property management will be considered 
  • 5 years of experience in property management, with at least one year of property management with a similar client base. 
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Proven ability to comply with operational policies and procedures, codes, and regulations 
  • Exceptional organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong familiarity and working knowledge of affordable housing laws and anti-discrimination legislation

Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; shows concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checks processes and tasks; is watchful over a period of time. 
  • Proactively communicates; informs others of what they need to know. Utilizes oral and written communication to enhance relationships across the organization. Capably articulates thoughts and ideas in speaking and listens carefully to others 
  • The ability for critical and analytical thinking; 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and manage relationships at all levels in the organization; 
  • Reliability and the ability to inspire trust; 
  • Has achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeps up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise;
  • Result orientation and willingness to work hard to achieve the goal; 
  • Strict adherence to ethical standards;

You’re a fit with our organizational culture, if you mirror our values in the way you work: 

  • You are committed to providing the highest quality of care for your clients, though responsive, innovative, and evidence-informed approaches. 
  • Driven by curiosity, you adapt to achieve the best results for clients/communities you serve. 
  • Celebrating the uniqueness and lived experience of every person is part of your nature, and this conviction creates a sense of belonging, safety, and better outcomes for all. 
  • As a leader, you lead in a way that helps employees live their strengths and reach their potential. 
  • Lead with compassion and care for others, and help JHS build a culture of listening, mutual support, and meaningful connections. 

You’re a fit with our organizational culture, if you believe

  • In building meaningful connections across our programs, partners, and neighbourhoods’ fosters inclusion and empowerment. 
  • In a person-centred approach, recognizing the value, expertise, and capacity of each individual to make choices that lead to their best self. 
  • That systemic inequalities exist, and that all people have the right to be treated with dignity, to live free from discrimination, to have a home, and to access employment, education, health promotion and other supports. 
  • In reducing harm to individuals and communities through a non-judgmental approach that builds resiliency and accountability. 
  • In the capacity of individuals and communities to adapt, change, and grow while promoting the conditions to inspire positive transformation. 

We sincerely thank all applicants who express interest in JHS and this position- only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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