Administrative Assistant (Part Time)

Pheasant Hill Estates, 4400 Pheasant Hill Road, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #1485
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Administrative Assistant (Part Time - 20 hrs/wk), Pheasant Hill Estates I & II - Harrisburg, PA


The Administrative Assistant for Pheasant Hill Estates I & II is primarily responsible for providing administrative assistance, service and support to the Property Manager and staff. The Administrative Assistant represents the company professionally to the general public and members of the community. This is a part time position expected to work approximately 20 hours per week (4 hours per workday).

Supervision Received: Reports to Property Manager.
Supervision Exercised: N/A.
FLSA status: Nonexempt


Essential Functions of the Position:
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all that may be found in positions of this class.)

  • Provides office administrative assistance as follows:
  • Greets and assists applicants, residents and guests.
  • Prepares and maintains office and rental expense budgets.
  • Prepares, types and files office correspondence including letters, reports, and spreadsheets.
  • Writes service orders and maintains service order log.
  • Answers telephones in a professional manner; directs calls and records messages.
  • Orders office supplies and maintains inventory.
  • Opens and closes office. Secures confidential files and maintains office equipment.
  • Administers rent collection efforts with Property Manager including cash receipts, 14 day notices, legal correspondence, etc.
  • Processes monthly Section 8 housing assistance payment billing.
  • Processes and transmits TRACS (Tenant Rental Assistance Certification System).
  • Completes special projects assigned by manager
  • Coordinates turnover schedule with Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Completes administrative leasing duties: intake and processing of applications, preparing and distributing applicant correspondence, interviewing eligible applicants, preparing lease packages.
  • Conducts new resident orientation.
  • Fosters a positive, active and collaborative relationship with residents, communities and associated agencies. Works patiently, professionally and cooperatively with residents and staff. Preserves and respects resident and applicant confidentiality.
  • Follows company policies, rules and regulations.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: High school diploma or G.E.D. required. Associates degree or equivalent experience (business management, operations, communications, and administrative support) preferred.

Qualifications and Skills: Strong computer proficiencies required. Intermediate proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Basic proficiency with Yardi desirable. Fluent in English. Strong oral and written communication skills. Highly organized and detail oriented. Ability to work in a fast paced environment where priorities change daily. Deadline driven. Demonstrates strong initiative and high level of professionalism.

Physical Capabilities: Manual dexterity for competent use of office equipment. Ability to climb stairs and walk through the community.

Beacon Core Competencies Required: Teamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility

Beacon Functional Job Competencies required for Administrative Assistant Position: Job Knowledge, Communication, Computer Skills, Personal Organization Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Travel Requirements: May occasionally visit properties and attend offsite meetings/training seminars.

Beacon Communities LLC seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other protected class.
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At Beacon, we strive to make a difference in our residents’ lives. We build outstanding communities that make enduring contributions to the vitality of our cities and towns. We create communities that serve a diverse cross section of our society. Our communities are healthy and vibrant. Why? Because they are planned with care, consideration, and compassion.
Company Overview: Founded in 2004, Beacon Communities LLC is a privately-owned real estate firm that develops, acquires, invests in, and manages a wide range of multifamily housing. Beacon currently owns and manages approximately 18,000 apartments including affordable housing, market rate housing, and mixed income-housing. Its developments range from new construction, to historic adaptive reuse, to the renovation of existing housing. 

Other details

  • Job Family Administration
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Pheasant Hill Estates, 4400 Pheasant Hill Road, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America