Property Manager

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Title: Property Manager

Supervisor: Executive Council or Designee

Department: Land Management

Location: On-Site at 635 E. Highway 20 A, Upper Lake, CA 95485


The Property Manager oversees and manages the daily operations and care of properties, advertises vacant properties, and handles tenant relations. The Property Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to, managing financial matters, coordinating maintenance work, enforcing leases, and preparing performance reports. Ideally, this person will understand the rental and real estate market and local inventory to reduce the realtor expense burden for future tribal acquisitions. To be successful as a Property Manager, you should be able to ensure efficient daily operations and meet financial objectives.


• Preparing and managing budgets

Developing departmental Policies and Procedures and applicable forms

• Attracting new tenants through advertising property viewings and encouraging referrals

• Interviewing tenants and running credit checks

• Setting rental rates, negotiating and enforcing lease agreements

Addressing tenant complaints, inspecting vacated units, and proffering eviction notices as applicable

Coordinating and managing multiple property maintenance and remodels as applicable

• Contracting and supervising repairs and maintenance work

Collecting rent, dealing with late payments, and handling operating expenses

• Maintaining records of income, expenses, signed leases, complaints, maintenance, etc.

• Preparing reports on the financial performance of properties

• Other duties as assigned


• Highly motivated

• Ability to negotiate

• Works independently and efficiently

• Familiarity with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations

• High level of organization and attention to detail

• Competence with office management software

• High degree of professionalism

Articulate with superior writing, verbal, and listening skills

• Ability to develop and build policies and procedures for a new department

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

• Ability to manage emergency situations

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software


• High school diploma/GED

• Valid California Driver’s License

• Reliable transportation

• California Real Estate license or in the process of obtaining a license (Degree in real estate, property management, business administration or a related field preferred)

• Experience as a property manager or a similar role

• Understanding of marketing and accounting principles

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Good customer service skills


• Ability to sit/work at a computer for extended periods

Moving about to accomplish tasks and moving from one work site to another

Able to lift to 25 pounds


Native American Indian preference shall apply to the position pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. § 5301, et seq.), 25 C.F.R. § 275.3 and other relevant laws (25 U.S.C. §§ 5116, 5118); in addition to the Tribe’s Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO).


Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake requires the successful completion of a drug screening of all potential Tribal employees before the scheduling of an interview. The Tribe recognizes that the State of California has legalized the use of marijuana. However, as an independent sovereign, the Tribe maintains a prohibition of marijuana by its employees. Therefore, marijuana use is prohibited, and all drug tests will include a screening tor THC. Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe has a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy, and employees will be required to sign a Consent to Drug and/or Alcohol Testing. Employees may be selected for alcohol/drug testing upon reasonable suspicion and upon any/all accidents.


Confidentiality is an absolute requirement for this position and is cause for immediate termination if not followed to the highest standard. Given the nature of the positions, violations of confidentiality may also violate applicable federal health privacy laws.


Preference in hiring is given to (1) qualified Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribal Members; and (2) qualified American Indians in accordance with 25 U.S.C. §§ 5116, 5118. Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification of Indian eligibility with their application.


Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake

Executive Council

P. O. Box 516, Upper Lake, CA 95485