Housing Officer

  • Full Time
  • Dublin

Website Co-operative Housing Ireland

Position:                     Housing Officer


Reporting to:              Housing Services Manager


Main Responsibilities:


  • To work with the Housing Services Manager, co-operative members and representatives to ensure the delivery of quality housing management, administration, caretaking, repair and maintenance services for the designated co-operative housing estates and apartment blocks.


  • To ensure that policies and procedures for housing management and maintenance are implemented.


  • To work as a member of team to provide adequate office and out-of-hours cover.


  • Co-operative membership recruitment and tenancy allocation.


  • Calculation of rents, rent collection, rent account administration, arrears collection.


  • Updating of information and logging of member communications on the housing IT system.


  • Ensuring minimum void turnaround times in co-operation with the Asset Management Team


  • Ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions of tenancy agreements.


  • Preparation of cases for the Residential Tenancies Board.


  • Liaison with local co-operative management committees and members/residents.


  • Upkeep and care of co-operative housing estates, open spaces, gardens etc.


  • Supporting local co-operative members in the development of community initiatives.


  • Control of nuisances and any anti-social behaviour.


  • Arranging for the cleaning of communal areas, yards and parking areas, apartment block entrances.


  • Working as part of a team to ensure that safety standards are maintained.


  • Responding to repair requests from member tenants for which the organisation has responsibility, categorisation of repairs and job orders.


  • Liaising with sub-contractors regarding quotes, value-for-money, standards of workmanship and payments.


  • Working with the Asset Team to develop and implement planned and cyclical maintenance programmes in accordance with the Asset Management Strategy.


  • Attending training and staff information sessions as required.


  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Housing Services Manager.  This may include assignment to any location where Co-operative Housing Ireland manages co-operative housing estates.


Eligibility/Personal requirements


Excellent communication, IT, interpersonal and organisational skills and a full driving licence and use of a car.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@cooperativehousing.ie