Assistant Property Manager
Job Details
550 South Tryon - Charlotte, NC
Full Time
$60,000.00 - $70,000.00 Salary/year
First Shift

Why work for us?

At Childress Klein, we are reimagining real estate. Together, we help our clients, investors, and the communities that we work in create environments that facilitate a better-connected, smarter, and more prosperous world. We are mindful of the mark our developments leave on the cities in which we live and work. As such, we strive to give back to our communities through charitable efforts, and by delivering sustainable solutions aimed at helping clients and communities become more resourceful, resilient, and regenerative. When you join the Childress Klein team you discover a culture that prioritizes commitment, communication, and acceptance. We make it a point to invest in our employees through personal and professional development opportunities. We dont want this to just be your job, but the start of your career!


What youll be doing:

The Assistant Facility/Property Manager will assist the Senior Facility Manager and Facility Managers in the management and supervision of facility management services for a Class-A commercial high-rise office building. The main areas of responsibility include oversight and support of third party service vendors providing commercial facility management services, project and construction management, financial/accounting management and direct and indirect tenant support. This position will report to the Senior Facility Manager.


What youll be responsible for:

Operations and Vendor Services Management and Administration

  • Assist in overseeing the following vendors and contractors to ensure services meet contract specifications, regulatory requirements, LEED compliance, and are provided in accordance with Class A standards. Perform weekly property inspections in support of these goals:
    • Janitorial: including scheduled office cleaning, general building maintenance, floor cleaning, restroom and exterior cleaning to ensure all standards and specifications are met on a regular basis. Assist in the coordination of one-time cleaning services under both normal and emergency circumstances as needed.
    • Elevator systems: conduct routine evaluations of the performance of the systems. Follow up on annual state service inspections to ensure vertical transportation quality and that all installation and operation of elevators and escalators are compliant with state regulatory codes.
    • Cleaning programs for stone, metal and wood finishes
    • Waste management and recycling programs
    • Pest control services
    • Interior and exterior landscaping and seasonal color to enhance the overall aesthetics and enjoyment of the building
  • Perform weekly property inspections in support of supervising these vendors and create work orders to correct any deficiencies found.

Project Management and Administration

  • Assist in building construction projects and tenant up fits, including the following:
    • Participate in the selection and oversee the services of architects, contractors and suppliers.
    • Maintain proper documentation of all construction activity, including construction drawings and tenant correspondence.
    • Follow through with complete documentation for area calculations and a final set of accurate construction drawings and documents for project closeout.
  • Provide support in the area of project administration and project-budget related funding and purchase orders including:
    • Attend bi-weekly team meetings for project status updates and receive updates from facility and project managers as appropriate.
    • Document review and internal workflow initiation for Asset Preservation Projects (APP)
    • Assist with APP planning, reporting, and upload
    • Back up the CCC FMA II as necessary to create and send bi-monthly AP Project Portfolio List and provide project administration support as needed
    • Back up DEC FMA I to maintain the internal expense project report

Contract Administration

  • Contracts and Forms - Review contract forms for accuracy and completion and initiate internal workflows
  • Sourcing - Serve as a liaison between facility management and CK Sourcing to assist with resolution of contract questions and issues.


  • Provide back up support to the Building Communications Program by helping to maintain the CBD tenant contact list, send Building Notices in the absence of the Facility Services Manager, draft notices for distribution under the direction of the Central Campus Facility Managers, and assist with bi-annual tenant contact update initiatives.


  • Assist in preparation of building operating expense and project budgets and monitor expenditures for all service contracts.
  • Assist with account payable process in accordance with divisional and corporate guidelines. Duties may include: purchase order creation, receipt documentation, invoice payment and research.
  • Assist with account receivable process in accordance with divisional and corporate guidelines. Duties to include: processing monthly billing of pro-rata share shared expenses, tenant utility allocations and above standard service billing.
  • Assist in monthly budget variance analysis and forecasting duties; prepare and provide financial reports and justifications to managers and owners as needed.

Tenant and Stakeholder Relations

  • Proactively assist in managing the building to minimize customer complaints; work to resolve all inquiries as quickly as possible.
  • Assist the Childress Klein leasing team in marketing the property to prospective tenants, including preparing vacant spaces for showings and enhancing common areas and amenities.
  • Assist managers to schedule and conduct facility tours.
  • Assist with the review, interpretation and enforcement of tenant leases.
  • Manage quarterly advisory meetings to include preparing agendas, attending meetings and preparing minutes for distribution; participate in customer relations activities, events and meetings as needed.
  • Manage digital signage content and assist in managing facility website.

What we need from you:

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least one or more years' of professional experience, preferably in a commercial real estate management environment. Certification in an industry specific organization preferred.
  • High degree of proficiency in computer technology and applications typically used in real estate management such Microsoft Share Point and Office Suite, accounting software, work order systems, and other technology tools.
  • The ability to read, analyze and interpret technical instructions, financial reports, legal documents and construction drawings and documents.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with government agencies and members of the organization to accomplish work activities; coordinate operational activities with external stakeholders
  • Must possess the ability to effectively communicate (both oral and written) with clients, tenants, supervisors, subordinates, vendors and other divisions.
  • Ability to present a professional and positive image at all times, encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Reliable transportation is required, as is the ability to work overtime and take calls at any hour of day or night.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee will spend a reasonable amount of time at a desk, although the employee will also spend a large portion of time traveling in and around commercial office property and associated grounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; type; write; use hands and arms; climb or balance; talk and hear; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The Assistant Property Manager will typically work in a professional office environment setting and frequently be exposed to a variety of areas within a commercial office building, including back- of-house equipment rooms, roofs, loading docks, and parking garages.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

What we have to offer:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Flex Spending & Dependent Care Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Paid Leave of Absence Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Mentorship Programs
  • And much more!


Childress Klein is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

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