Perhaps you are retiring yet still want to be a part of something that has an impact on the community in which you live. Or perhaps you are looking to change careers with a spike in rental properties across the Lower Mainland. Or perhaps you are a stay-at-home parent looking to maintain that lifestyle. Regardless of your situation, becoming a trained Building Manager just may be the right career move for you!
The Lifestyle Benefits of Becoming a Building Manager
As a building manager, it definitely holds many responsibilities, but it also offers a lot of freedoms and allowances for a lifestyle that very well may appeal to you.
Whether you are looking to maintain a social lifestyle and love managing people and household-type maintenance concerns in condo style settings, or you enjoy troubleshooting and are really great at managing multiple dwellings and the variables that comes with; a building manager position offers a rewarding career in all these areas and more.
The Building Blocks of a Building Manager
Curious if becoming a building manager is right for you? Understanding the role and expectations therein can help you decide.
Areas and concerns a building manager might handle includes…
- Cleaning vacated apartments that may not have been left in good repair
- Changing locks to ensure occupant safety
- Minor landscaping maintenance to keep the property appealing
- Coordinating landscapers for large properties, as well as electricians, plumbers, and other such trades for repairs and maintenance purposes
- Manage contractors for building project on-site
- Coordinating group activities for the occupants in your building
- …just to name a few!
Although being a building manager comes with a lot of responsibility, the “out-of-office” freedoms it offers appeals to many people, as does the fact that it is largely your own business to an extent, allowing you to handle your days and tasks therein in a manner that suits you.
In addition, where you work is where you live; so there is absolutely no need to commute into work, keeping you within easy proximity to your place of employment – which obviously comes with it’s own set of benefits and downfalls you should be aware of and prepared for.
Curious to know more about our building manager training at TFMCI? Call us at (778) 873-1050 or request a quote! We look forward to chatting with you and seeing if this is the right career choice for you.