The John Stewart Company

  • Occupancy Specialist - Campbell Village

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland | US-CA-Oakland
    Job ID
    Location Name
    Campbell Village
    # of Openings
    Additional Location
    Foothill Family Apartments
    Occupany Specialist
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    The John Stewart Company is a full-service housing management, development and consulting organization that began in 1978 with a commitment to providing high quality service in the affordable housing sector. We work to  enrich the lives of our residents and employees, while delivering our services costeffectively, efficiently and with the highest levels of professionalism, compassion, integrity and respect.



    The Occupancy Specialist works as part of a team under the direction of the Property Manager, to lease units and provide customer assistance to the clients of the John Stewart Company.  The Occupancy Specialist must relate well to people, exercise good judgment and discretion in dealing with residents, vendors, and co-workers.


    • Reviews all completed rental applications and leases for accuracy and completeness, and for conformance to JSCo’s Resident Selection Policy
    • Exercises common sense, good judgment, consistency and self-control in day-to-day contact with Applicants and in other business-related matters.
    • Processes, completes and maintains accurate resident files at move-in within established regulatory guidelines.
    • Maintains superb relationship with residents, and adheres to Fair Housing Equal Employment and Equal Housing Opportunity requirements.
    • Assist residents to complete and sign all papers for interim and annual recertifications according to regulatory guidelines.
    • Ensures that residents are in compliance with their lease, rules, and regulations.



    • Familiarity with the general management of subsidized housing programs.
    • Relates well to people, exercises good judgment dealing with owners, employees, residents, visitors & vendors.
    • Excellent organizational skills; attention to details, strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Minimum two years’ experience in related housing, social services or related field.
    • Tax Credit Specialist, Certified Occupancy Specialist designations, HUD and/or equivalents required.



    Full Time Employees

    • Medical, dental and vision care; preventative medical care paid at 100%.
    • Vacation leave of up to ten days per year in the first year.
    • Up to 72 hours of sick time per year.
    • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care.


    Full Time AND Part Time Employees

    • Free, confidential counseling through our Employee Assistance Program.
    • Commuter benefit program.
    • Discounts for AT&T and 24-Hour Fitness, plus annual fitness reimbursement of $50 towards expenses like health club memberships, fitness equipment and entry fees to marathons and fitness walks.
    • Matching 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan of up to 2% of your compensation (for any employee who works 20 hours or more per week)

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The John Stewart Company (“JSCo”) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
    San Francisco ONLY: JSCo will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance. Oakland ONLY: Section 3 candidates will be given priority at Section 3 properties. Los Angeles City ONLY: JSCo will consider applicants with a criminal history in compliance with the Los Angeles City Fair Chance Ordinance.


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