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My client, a large Residential Property Management firm is currently seeking a Rental Property Manager to join their Vancouver Team. As a Rental Property Manager, you will oversee portfolio of buildings and manage a team of Resident and Assistant Resident Managers. This is not a senior position, as the role will likely be overseeing a smaller portfolio. My client would in fact, consider someone from a Strata Management background looking to move toward a Rental Property Management role.

The Property Manager will contribute to my client’s goals by effectively managing a portfolio of residential buildings through a team of professional Resident Managers and Assistant Resident Managers. This includes maximizing profitability, overseeing the preservation and enhancement of assets, and ensuring positive tenant relations. The Property Manager supports my client’s Building Teams in delivering exceptional service and quality that consistently exceeds the expectations of their residents. For immediate consideration, please call Abby Rubin (604) 836-2672 and email resume to This position will pay $55K - $70K plus excellent benefits and opportunity for career advancement.


  • Monitoring attendance and accessibility to tenants;
  • Evaluating performance and providing appropriate feedback;
  • Responding to issues or problems escalated from staff or tenants Implements corporate directives and monitors daily operations.
  • Conducting weekly site tours;
  • Inspecting all vacant suites and implementing approved renovations;
  • Initiating vacancy advertising as appropriate;
  • Approving expenses, issuing Purchase Orders, and approving invoices;
  • Establishing appropriate rental rates;

Maximizes the profitability of each building by:

  • Developing and implementing an annual budget and operating plan for each building;
  • Evaluating actual performance in relation to plan and instituting corrective action as appropriate;
  • Designing and implementing targeted tenant retention strategies, such as building events and value-added services according to corporate standards;
  • Responding to competitor activity and other market forces as necessary;
  • Proactively mitigating damage costs in accordance with corporate insurance policy;
  • Tendering and negotiating service contracts;
  • Appearing at Residential Tenancy hearings;
  • Liaising with civic authorities or emergency services personnel;


  • Minimum of 3 years Property Management experience
  • Strong management and leadership skills;
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively manage difficult communication issues with Residents;
  • Must have a vehicle and a valid B.C. Driver’s License (mileage will be provided)