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Manager, Porters

Common Seattle ,WA
  • Posted: September 23, 2020
  • Full-Time

About Common Common is the nation’s leading residential brand offering convenience and community through coliving and traditional apartments. Our signature tech-enabled property management allows us to deliver unparalleled experiences across our growing portfolio of homes. Common is the preferred choice for both residents looking for a stress-free and all-inclusive living environment, and for real estate owners seeking reliable, above-market returns.

Launched in October 2015, we now operate homes across the United States and receive over 15,000 new member applications per month. It’s an exciting time to be part of Common’s team. We challenge ourselves every day not just to think about ways to make city living better, but to activate those ideas in meaningful ways. Our team is comprised of real estate professionals, designers, engineers, salespeople, marketers, member service representatives, and so much more.

We work collaboratively, value self-startership, and embrace a “whatever it takes” mentality to ensure our work is done and done well. Common sits squarely at the intersection between technology and real estate, working every day to build quality residential solutions that bring positive change to the world’s rental housing crisis. Common was founded by Brad Hargreaves and has raised $65MM in venture funding. Brad is a visionary leader with vast experience in the technology and service space, previously founding the education company General Assembly. To follow the latest Common news, get to know our community of residents, and learn about what it’s like to work at Common, you can follow us on Instagram, Linkedin, and Twitter.

To see more open roles and hear from Common employees check out our Careers Page. About the Role Common is seeking a Manager for the Porter team in Seattle to support our growing team of porters and member base. You and your team will be responsible for maintaining the visual appeal of the community spaces through daily cleaning and upkeep. This role will report to the Housekeeping Manager. Responsibilities Manage, train and support a team of porters ensuring that all porter tasks are handled with a high level of quality Ensure that all turns assigned to your team are completed on time Clean and maintain pristine cleanliness of lobbies, hallways, restrooms, elevators, stairways, and other common areas including washing, dusting, polishing, etc. Maintain common area floors including, wash and wax hard surface flooring, vacuuming carpets and rugs, washing carpets and rugs, cleaning tile grout, etc. Maintain common area walls, windows, and doors including, wash and clean, and washing windows Maintain common area lighting which involves changing light bulbs Responsible for maintaining the appropriate level of sanitary and cleaning supplies for assigned areas Empty all trash receptacles and transport trash to the disposal area & other ad hoc projects from time to time Qualifications Demonstrated success and experience managing a growing team of cleaners or porters Must be a team player and be able to work with little supervision Polite with experience working in a customer service environment Excellent time management skills and work ethic to get daily job tasks done on time each day Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and be on feet for extended periods of time Light maintenance knowledge is required Emotional Intelligence Scrappy and resourceful problem solver A team player with a “can-do” attitude BA/BS Degree What We Offer Common truly values our employees and wants to do everything to ensure that our employees are not only happy and professionally fulfilled, but also that they have the opportunity to be healthy.

Because of this, we are committed to providing a number of affordable and valuable health and wellness benefits for our employees such as: Paid vacation and sick time Medical, dental, and vision insurance FSA + HSA options Company-paid life insurance Company-paid STD/LTD Paid parental leave 401k plans Additional benefits such as equity, paid holidays, commuter transit benefits, job training + development opportunities + a great wellness program are also available. And as always, we are regularly evaluating our offerings to ensure employees' needs are being met. Common is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.



Seattle, WA
98122 USA

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