Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 65,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000+ residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 


The Senior Make Ready Manager is a member of the Property Management team and is responsible for the management and oversight of the make ready process for initial and/or on-going turn activity.  The Senior Make Ready Manager leads a team of associates and manages a vendor base within their assigned metropolitan service area (MSA).  The Senior Make Ready Manager is responsible for several key performance indicators including resident satisfaction, cycle times, adherence to budget and associate and vendor performance.  The Senior Service Manager is a working manager with oversight of the make ready coordination and implementation in addition to coaching, teaching and training the make ready team as well as any assigned team leads and Make Ready Managers.


  • Oversee all Make Ready activities (both initial and on-going) in their assigned MSA

  • Ensure timely completion of all turns, while minimizing downtime and maximizing rental revenue

  • Manage appropriate staffing, contractor and vendor levels as necessary to minimize downtime and maximize rental revenue while controlling costs

  • Ensure all assigned rent ready units meet quality control guidelines

  • Manage quality control program and reporting system

  • Oversee fleet compliance and manages effective scheduling to promote efficiencies

  • Perform on-going training of associates on newly developed process and procedures

  • Responsible for cost control and performing unit turns within budget

  • Responsible to comply with the Company’s national procurement policy and program

  • Manage semi-annual home inspection program to improve resident satisfaction, control unit turn costs and maximize average length of tenancy

  • Responsible for accurate tracking and reporting of all work

  • Ensure all workplace safety standards and practices are followed

  • Assist in creation and circulation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting by making sure all information pertaining to duties is accurately reported or updated

  • Ensure all properties are compliant with local, state and federal health and safety

Human Resource Management

  • Coordinate activities to maximize the efficiency of all processes

  • Ensure that all required training is completed in a timely manner

  • Ensure that workplace safety standards and practices are always followed

  • Performance management of personnel including, reviews, corrective action, mentoring, development and performance improvement plans


  • High School graduate required

  • 5 years or more years of experience as a senior superintendent, regional maintenance supervisor or production home customer service manager; regional or director level experience preferred

  • Experience in managing multiple staff members over a geographic region

  • Extensive knowledge of Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, Flooring, Appliances, Landscaping and Irrigation Systems as they relate to residential homes

  • Mastery of general UBC building codes and rental property health and safety regulations

  • Excellent oral and written communication Ability to work efficiently and to multi-task

  • Proven record of working independently and with minor supervision

  • An effective team player with a positive attitude

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License in the working state

  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include some weekends

  • Bi-lingual a plus

  • Basic computer skills. Experience in Excel, Word, Outlook and Yardi Voyager preferred.

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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