Assistant Community Manager - Affordable at Fairfield Residential in Auburn, Washington

Posted in Other 23 days ago.

Job Description:

$1,000 First-Year Bonus*

Fairfield is looking for an Assistant Community Manager - Affordable to join their team. Our Community, Auburn Court has 296 units and is located in Auburn, WA.


At Fairfield, we are proud to be a leader in the multifamily housing industry. We are passionate about creating exceptional and luxurious apartment living. Among the most experienced multifamily companies, Fairfield has developed and acquired over 1000 communities since 1985. We are an award-winning company that proudly employs over 1,400 associates who are dedicated to serving our customers at our apartment communities located in over 30 markets nationwide.

Being a part of Fairfield means more than a rewarding career with personal growth. It's a partnership for the long term, working alongside colleagues in an open-dialogue environment that encourages growth and the sharing of ideas. We know that our associates are a key ingredient to our success, and we're proud to reflect that in our culture.


Fairfield properties are known for our visible and available on-site staff that keep our residents loving where they live. Our Assistant Community Managers are critical members of our sales and management team that maintain these high standards with a customer-centric mindset.

Together with the Community Manager, this Associate works to ensure the property's revenue and profit targets are met while maintaining best in class standards for customer service and high retention for our residents. Assistant Community Managers are responsible for cultivating and managing the resident experience while supporting the property's accounting needs and leasing policies.

This is a busy, exciting job for a candidate that is eager to apply their superior leasing and marketing experience into the next step of their career in property management. This position reports to the on-site Community Manager and successful associates may be promoted to more senior positions on the Property Management team.



  • Maintain all property accounting and reporting, including collecting and posting rent, financial and leasing reports, month end, pre close, bank deposits and ensuring a balanced rent roll.

  • Prepare monthly close-out and financial reports.

  • Process invoices for payment.

  • Collect rent, fees, and other payments.

  • Complete bank deposits, dispositions, and account reconciliations.

  • Use property management software such as Yardi to record, track, and report on all financial workings of the community.


  • Gather and follow up on all verifications of income, as required for LIHTC and/or HUD programs.

  • Monitor correct usage of income and rent limits as well as utility allowances.

  • Walk units to prepare for state required inspections.

  • Maintain positive relationship with local housing authority.


  • Use your leasing and sales experience to lease apartments.

  • Promote resident satisfaction and retention by regularly responding to complaints, questions, and requests in a timely manner.

  • Take all appropriate action to resolve and address service issues.


  • Cheer, lead and mentor our leasing team. They will look to your guidance and experience related to leasing, closing, marketing, apartment files, and resident retention.

  • Work closely with the Community Manager regarding all property operations.


  • Minimum of one year of residential leasing, sales and/or property management experience required.

  • Minimum of one year of LIHTC experience required.

  • Experience in leadership and supervising a staff preferred.

  • Experience using Yardi or other related property management accounting software

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

  • Strong math and accounting skills.

  • Understanding of financial statements (budget, financial reports, accounting information, etc.).

  • Strong understanding of federal, state, and local fair housing laws and provisions.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) Designation preferred.

  • Knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).

  • Knowledge of IRS 8823 guide and HUD 4350.3 manual.

  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) or Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) designation preferred if HUD property.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, and some holidays.

  • Valid driver's license required.

*The First-Year Bonus, less usual deductions, will be divided into two equal payments: the first payment following the completion of 90 days of employment, and the second payment following the completion of 1 year of employment.



Estimated Rate of Pay:
$20.89 - $27.16
This position is non-exempt; the range above reflects hourly rates.

The pay range displayed for this position is determined by skills and experience required, location and job complexity*. Potential job offers may vary based on the skills, education, and experience an individual candidate holds. This range reflects base rate only, and does not include allowances, perks, commissions or bonuses applicable to this position (if any). In addition to base salary, Fairfield offers all full time associates the following, upon meeting eligibility requirements:

  • Paid time off, paid holidays and sick days, paid time off for volunteering activities (optional)

  • Matched 401(k)

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Life insurance

* Pay range is a calculation based on a midpoint price. Fairfield complies with all wage and hour laws, including minimum wage and salary exempt requirements.
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