TOPIC: Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues?

Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52761

Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? As in walking the property to inspect hazardous conditions? Like parkings are flooding or things like that. Like what sort of additional roles do they have besides what is outlined or what do you do that others wouldn’t consider conventional in helping the property?

Edit: I want to thank everyone for your responses and I feel better about my commitment to my job and community.

This is in my comments and I just wanted to make sure I did the right thing.

I apologize for not responding to everyone individually but my position may be changing. I love my property and do whatever it takes but I have had some members of my family questioning why or how I handled a situation. In my heart I knew it was my job to go out in the rain and make sure everything was okay. So, they have been questioning what one should do or how to handle situations and I said that if we were understaffed or had an emergency, I would do whatever it took. Prior to this, we have had fires and really, it is always my stance to care for others. Wether my position changes or not, I find that if something is becoming potentially dangerous we should check in on it. It just made me lose confidence in the decision I made. Thank you so much.
  • Tamara Sanchez
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52762

It’s everyone’s responsibility. On the front lines, the CD and MD should be inspecting daily. But anyone who comes on site should be observing. Sometimes you might see something someone else missed.
  • Amy West
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52763

Everyone in the Apt industry has the same job. Owners, PM’s, Reg. Mangers, maintenance personal, porters and vendors.
That job is to help lease apartments.
  • Chris Dollinger
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52764

It’s everyone’s responsibility that work for the community
  • Eric Diane
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52765

The PM is ultimately responsible for protecting against and reducing liability. Nothing unconventional about what you described.
  • Karen Mallinger
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52766

As a Property Manger my job responsibility is anything and everything that helps my property, my owners, my residents and my team. Walking the property, picking up trash, inspections, renting apartments, EVERYTHING is my responsibility.Period.
  • Leslie Bailey
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52767

You hit the nail on the head! We do it all and then some!
  • Lisa Parker-Rivera
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52768

Yes. If someone is injured in hazardous conditions, your property can be held liable. You should be minimizing risk. Besides, the best managers are willing to do anything they ask their staff to do.
  • Jess L Fischer
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52769

Utimatley it all falls on the manager. Everything is her job.
  • Suzanna Smith
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Is it a property managers or administrators job to help out with maintenance related issues? 2 months 1 week ago #52770

I do anything that I’d expect my staff to do. Also I can’t stand just being in the office all the time
  • Tonya Burton-Clark
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