Brilliant Corners

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Property Manager

Property Management | San Diego, CA | Full Time

Job Description


Founded in 2004, Brilliant Corners provides innovative housing and housing-related services to California’s most vulnerable individuals, with an emphasis on those transitioning from, or at risk of, homelessness or institutionalization. We develop, own and manage multi-family supportive housing and licensed residential care homes, and implement a broad array of scattered-site, one-on-one supportive housing, and clinical case management programs through partnerships with developmental services, homeless services, veterans’ services and health care sectors.

In short, we do good work.

We have offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, currently have 130 staff and are growing daily. We’re looking for inspired, talented people who want to be part of a team that’s affecting profound change and is having fun doing it.  


The Role:

The Property Manager is responsible for the overall operation, and the day-to-day implementation of property management polices and procedures to ensure well-managed and maintained homes of our San Diego and neighboring counties in our Southern California portfolio of scattered-site properties owned and operated as licensed residential care facilties. This portfolio provides community-based supportive housing to our Regional Center consumers.  The Property Manager ensures compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and federal, state, and local laws; maintains acceptable and supportive environment for all residents and service providers; manages maintenance staff and their duties, interacts with and supervises vendors.




Leadership and Personnel Management

  • Oversees maintenance program, directly supervising maintenance employees and contractors,conducting property inspections and monitoring work orders.

  • Represents the organization to public agencies and the community.
  • Provides advisement/direction on all property and resident issues.


Physical Condition and Maintenance of Properties

  • Ensures that emergencies are responded to promptly and assigns staff, including self, to be available in this event.

  • Performs continual informal inspections of the properties.

  • Ensures work orders are completed in a timely manner.

  • Prepares list of capital replacements required or anticipated.

  • Bids out and selects contract services, negotiates vendor service agreements and monitors day-to-day vendor performance.


Service Provider (Tenant) Services

  • Provide, and ensure that staff provide, excellent customer service to our community-based service provider partners.
  • Represent Brilliant Corners in community meetings related to properties in the portfolio.


Financial Reporting and Control

  • Ensures the successful day-to-day financial management of the portfolio and maintains all necessary financial records in good order.

  • Supervises collection of rents and other monies.

  • Reviews all delinquent accounts and receivables, and determines necessary course of action to collect outstanding balances.

  • Reviews financial statements to maintain compliance within the budget and ensure fiscal integrity.

  • Drafts annual operating budget for the Regional Property Manager’s review.

  • Reviews and approves capital expenditures, service contracts, and contracted repairs.



  • Collaborates with other departments to monitor compliance with regional centers, state licensing, and other funder rules and regulations.
  • Complies with and ensures compliance with all applicable laws, codes, rules, and regulations.



  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Capacity to handle multiple projects and complex tasks in a fast-paced setting

  • Strong time management skills and attention to critical deadlines

  • Ability to adjust priorities under deadline pressure

  • Fluency with standard office technology, including databases and e-filing systems, and the capacity to quickly master new technology

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Experience with Yardi property management software desired but not required

  • Effective communication skills, especially across teams, departments and organizations

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including customer service

  • Experience directing staff

  • Some understanding of housing development

  • Careful attention to detail

  • Assertiveness, persistence, and follow-through



  • Minimum of 1 year of property management experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience)

  • Experience in affordable and/or supportive housing strongly preferred

  • Experience working with people with disabilities preferred

  • Knowledge of  construction, repair, and/or renovation experience preferred



The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



A valid, clean CA driver’s license and a personal, insured vehicle are required.


This position requires frequent visits to properties and attendance at events in the greater San Diego area.  Occasional attendance at events outside the San Diego area, including Brilliant Corners’ events in the San Francisco Bay Area, may also be required.

Brilliant Corners is committed to the implementation of an Affirmative Action Policy and the Americans with Disability Policy in its recruitment selection and placement of all personnel and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Details
Location:                   San Diego, with travel to Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and occasional travel to various locations in Southern California
Start date:                 Immediately
Compensation:          $2,115.38, bi-weekly salary
Status:                       Non-exempt, full-time
Benefits:                    Health, dental, vision, retirement match, long-term disability, life insurance, flex spending, commuter plan, sick and            vacation pay
Reports to:                Regional Property Manager

Brilliant Corners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.