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Design Manager | Staff Accountant

 


Design Manager - Development, Construction and Property Management

Reports to:

Vice President, Development

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director of Design for development, construction and property management supports the efforts of the Director of Design for development, construction and property management who is responsible for in-house design related to site development, building shell and core construction, and property management, with a particular emphasis on the aesthetics of hardscape, landscape and public space design. The position also entails interaction with outside design professionals and contractors for various aspects of site and building related design and construction. This is a design position. The objective of the position is to aid the Director of Design in conceptualizing and developing designs that ensure that the proper levels of aesthetic appeal are established and maintained within the company’s property management portfolio.

Job Duties:

Essential duties include:

  • In-house design related to landscape, hardscape and public spaces, and interaction with consultants regarding the development of designs relating to site development, building core and shell, and public spaces in particular as the design efforts relate to aesthetics
  • Design efforts (both in-house and by consultants) related to ensuring business parks contain proper signage for site identification, way-finding, and St. John Properties, Inc. corporate branding
  • Maintenance of in-house standards established to ensure proper installation, upkeep and maintenance of landscape materials
  • Aiding in training related to landscape installation and management for key construction and property management personnel (provided on an as-needed basis)
  • Aiding ongoing assessment of existing landscape and hardscape areas within the property management portfolio in order to assist property managers in developing immediate and long term improvement plans as may be necessary to maintain aesthetic appeal of the properties

Roles and Responsibilities:

This is a design related position which includes some supervision related to the design construction and maintenance of interior and exterior public spaces, landscape, and hardscape features especially in regard to the aesthetics of those designs. Roles and responsibilities include:

  • In-house design services related to interior and exterior public spaces, landscape, hardscape, signage, and property management
  • Interaction with design consultants responsible for various aspects of building and site design
  • Interaction with contractors, in particular relating to the selection and installation of landscape and hardscape materials
  • Interaction with contractors responsible for landscape and hardscape maintenance
  • Interdepartmental support primarily relating to design, construction and maintenance of site and building amenities in particular relating to establishing and maintaining acceptable aesthetics for the various properties managed by the company

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture or architecture and a minimum of 5 years of design experience, including landscape and hardscape design, interaction with landscape and hardscape suppliers and contractors. Background in Fine Arts including color theory and perspective preferred. Must have well developed design skills, be proficient with CAD software (e.g. AutoDesk, Microstation) and 3D modeling software (e.g. SketchUp, Lumion, Revit), and be a creative thinker with strong problem solving skills. Must be able to operate basic office equipment such as a computer, scanner, copier, cellular telephone, etc. and posses a driver’s license. Work duties will take place on and off premises including office and field settings and includes the requirement to traverse undeveloped terrain containing varying degrees of vegetative cover in all weather conditions.

 


Staff Accountant

Reports to:

Controller

Job Summary:

Entry level accountant responsible for day to day accounting functions for the 120+ properties managed.

Job Duties:

  • Journal entry preparation and entry
  • Reconcile cash/ bank accounts
  • Record and check mortgage schedules
  • Prepare escrow schedules
  • Prepare construction loan requests and work with outside lenders on funding questions
  • Set up new codes/accounts in MRI/BudgetTrak
  • Maintain and process real estate tax bills
  • Prepare investment schedule and record transactions
  • Prepare and coordinate year end tax workpapers for outside accountants
  • Maintain petty cash for the office
  • Prepare and send out personal property returns

Roles and Responsibilities:

Interacts with others in accounting department

Responsible for assisting others within the company with any day to day accounting requests/questions

Job Qualifications:

  • Accounting Degree
  • MRI and BudgetTrak knowledge is a plus
  • CPA – not required, but would be considered a positive

 


To apply for the above positions:

Email your resume and cover letter to hrjobs@sjpi.com

Or Fax your cover letter and resume to: 410-369-1880

Or mail your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
St. John Properties
2560 Lord Baltimore Drive
Baltimore, MD 21244