Property Manager | Olmsted Manor | Western PA Conference UMC

Full Time - Year Round
Posted 4 weeks ago

The Property Manager’s primary roles will include, maintenance of the buildings, grounds, and equipment to enhance the ministry of hospitality of Olmsted Manor, a not-for-profit adult retreat and renewal center with roots in the United Methodist heritage.

Functions will include but not be limited to:

  • Buildings: Oversees and/or carries out the maintenance and care of: Plumbing and heating repairs as needed Electrical repairs as needed Carpentry repairs as needed Preventive maintenance tasks and repairs
  • Building safety and security Grounds: Oversees and/or carries out the maintenance and care of: Trees, shrubs, and lawn care Landscape improvement Snow removal of all walks and drives Water supply Ground’s safety and security
  • Equipment: Oversees and/or carries out the maintenance and care of: Maintenance equipment Boiler/Furnaces HVAC Kitchen Equipment Housekeeping equipment Vehicles

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Interview/recommend hiring of maintenance crew Work with Property Committee of the Olmsted Board of Directors
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Prioritize exterior/interior improvements
  • Develop work projects for volunteer groups
  • Update current long-range maintenance plan
  • Order/receive materials Inventory/organize materials

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Schedules/ evaluates work needs Schedules staff Supervises and evaluates staff Assists and supervises volunteer groups
  • Supervises set-up preparation for all groups
  • Supervision/inspection of construction projects

General Responsibilities:

  • Fulfill the policies of Olmsted Manor and its Board of Directors Work under the direction of the Executive Director
  • Participate in staff training and continuing education
  • Assist housekeeping staff with heavy cleaning and other custodial maintenance
  • Assist in handling special requests and needs of staff and guests
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned

Skills Required:

  • An ability to offer genuine hospitality to guests and staff.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of plumbing, electric, and carpentry.
  • A problem-solving ability to deal calmly and efficiently with emergencies, complaints, or concerns.
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate through speaking and writing.
  • An openness to continued growth both as a person and in the role of “property manager” for Olmsted Manor.

Benefits: Full Time Non-Exempt Medical Reimbursement per Olmsted Manor policy

Vacation: per Olmsted Manor policy Pension Staff Training & Continuing Education

Application Instructions:  Complete application available here Microsoft Word – application for employment at OM.doc (

Application Deadline:  July 31, 2021



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