The Laramar Group LLC

Porter - The Morgan

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
ID
2022-2111
Category
General Labor
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

COME GROW WITH US! Laramar was founded in 1989. 30+ years later, we're a vertically integrated investment and property management corporation. From humble beginnings to nationally recognized, we haven’t forgotten the basic reason for our success: our people and the relationships they nurture. We're experts at Elevating Everyday Living. 

 

OPPORTUNITY IS EVERYWHERE. At Laramar, you’re part of something special. Something unique. Our core values are our DNA, and it’s up to each one of us to bring that to life. We Own It. Most importantly, we stay true to it. We Make It Better Together. Come join our team and find out for yourself why we're one of 2022's Best Places to Work in Multifamily! 

 

WE CARE ABOUT OUR PEOPLE. And that is reflected in our commitment to providing excellent benefits including: zero-dollar healthcare plan option, flexible hours & PTO, company-paid life insurance along with paid short- and long-term disability insurance, 14 paid holidays (including your birthday!), Sundays off, and a 401k with company match. Plus, we offer a 20% housing discount if you live on site! 

We are looking to hire a motivated Porter to perform daily community upkeep and maintenance tasks for at least one property. The Porter ensures all common areas are clean and trash free. These include but are not limited to, parking, breezeways, hallways, pool area, clubhouse, laundry rooms, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Must consistently demonstrate quality customer service.
  • Ability to work alone and with a team in a professional and efficient manner
  • Ensure all common areas are safe, clean, and presentable for staff and residents.
  • This may include, but is not limited to:
  • Mowing/ edging
  • Shrub/ tree maintenance
  • Planting/ placing, various plants and ground covers
  • Cleaning/ removal of trash
  • Painting/ maintaining infrastructure such as walls or curbs and furniture such as pool chairs or benches
  • Snow removal
  • Perform or assist with installation and repairs of irrigation systems.
  • Assist Maintenance Technicians with repairs in units, as needed
  • Adhere to all OSHA safety guidelines and attend monthly safety meetings
  • Comply with all federal and local Fair Housing regulations and ordinances.
  • Willing to perform any addition duties assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to complete physical labor such as walking, lifting, climbing stairs, standing, for at least 8 hours per day.
  • Must be able to constantly show quality customer service and professionalism
  • Demonstrate Enthusiasm and positive approach to all tasks
  • Able to lift objects heavier than 50 lbs
  • High School Diploma or equivalent certificate is required
  • Drivers’ License is required

PERKS OF THE JOB:  

  • 14 paid holidays (including your birthday!): 
  • Sundays off  
  • Paid 401k match 
  • Zero-dollar healthcare plan option 
  • Flexible hours & PTO 
  • Company-paid life insurance 
  • Paid short- and long-term disability insurance 
  • 20% housing discount if you live on site 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: (The phrases "occasionally," "regularly," and "frequently" correspond to the following definitions: "occasionally" means up to ⅓ of working time, "regularly" means between ⅓ and ⅔ of working time, and "frequently" means ⅔ and more of working time.)

  • The work environment is the typical commercial property management environment. The employee must complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, clients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others. Must be able to drive to sites or meetings with staff, clients, and vendors.
  • The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing this job's duties, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. This job's specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The above statements reflect the principal functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation

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