Unico is a growing company, and we're looking for talented, energetic and civic-minded
employees who can embrace innovation and change. We value excellence, integrity,
accountability, respect, balance, growth and community involvement.
In return, we have a solid history of promoting from within and providing excellent
growth opportunities for our employees. Our pay is competitive, our benefits comprehensive.
And we're an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, a generous employer-matched 401(k)
retirement investment plan, paid vacation and sick leave, flexible spending accounts, a
transit subsidy program, education and course reimbursement and more. Additionally, Unico
was recently recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly
Worksites Recognition program.
General Contact Information
Unico Properties LLC
1215 4th Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98161
Fax: (206) 628-5067
Recruiters, please don't contact us about job postings.
Human Resources Generalist
The Human Resources Generalist assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources department and supports the full scope of human resources activities.
• Responsible for full-cycle recruitment for defined job groups
• Manage recruitment outreach (e.g. scholarship programs, career fairs, internships)
• Manage new employee onboarding and orientation
• Conduct entrance and exit interviews
• Maintain Human Resources records, ensuring documents are current, accurate, confidential, and in compliance with company policies and government regulations
• Administer performance evaluation program
• Partner with managers on coaching employees regarding performance
• Support the planning and administration of the compensation program
• Administer and track leaves of absence, including completion, dissemination, and collection of all necessary documents
• Assist with employee relations’ issues and counseling
• Assist with developing, implementing, and facilitating training
• Track HR metrics; analyze data and make recommendations
• Partner with managers to develop and maintain accurate job descriptions for all positions
• Administer unemployment and workers’ compensation claims
• Assist with employee separations
• Help shape the corporate culture through HR function
• Serve as initial point-of-contact and resource for employees on HR policies, programs, and processes
• Support compliance with federal, state, and local regulations concerning employment
• Identify, research, and present best practices within HR function, to continually enhance HR credibility and performance
• Lead or support HR projects as assigned
• Strong commitment to excellent internal and external customer service
• Ability to effectively apply knowledge of human resources law and policies
• Strong business acumen
• Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations, and laws
• Demonstrated understanding of business processes and how to change and improve them to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness
• Ability to research and analyze various types of data and develop meaningful results/recommendations
• Strong project management experience, including excellent planning, prioritization, and organization skills
• Ability to effectively work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and sometimes ambiguous environment
• Experience with critical and systems thinking
• Bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ human resources experience, including at least one year of recruitment experience
• Strong understanding of State and Federal requirements and regulations
• Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint, and Visio; experience with ADP WorkforceNow preferred
• HR certification preferred
• Contextual knowledge of the real estate industry a plus
Financial Analyst (Asset Management)
The Financial Analyst will be part of Unico’s Asset Management Group, and is responsible for building financial models and analyzing quantitative data to understand the risks and/or merits of decisions relating to commercial real estate investments.
•Research, collect, consolidate and analyze market and financial data and other information, including valuations, cash flow analyses, and/ or comprehensive proformas.
•Present findings to internal staff.
•Convey information and coordinate with internal teams, and at times external parties such as owners, brokers, lenders.
•Assist in the writing and production of reports, including monthly and quarterly investor reporting, annual asset management plans, or investment memorandums.
•Build analytical tools and/or templates.
•May assist with due diligence, closing, and transition of assets to internal departments. May assist with records management.
•Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business, real estate, or finance
•1-3 years of experience in real estate investment and/or financial analysis; institutional experience on the equity investment or investment brokerage side preferred
•General understanding of commercial real estate finance, structuring, leasing, and property operations.
•Experience in building and using complex financial models.
•Understanding of general accounting principles, financial statements, and budgets.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required, and Argus experience preferred.
•Proficient in Microsoft Word required and PowerPoint preferred for reporting and presentations.
•Understanding of provisions and terms in commercial office lease documents, loan documents.
•Excellent writer and verbal communicator.
•Strong work ethic, desire to learn and take on responsibility.
The Property Administrator supports the on-site, day-to-day property management functions of a commercial office building(s) by performing tasks in the areas of administration, tenant relations, property appearance, leasing, reporting, and construction management.
Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
•Enter and track work order requests and coordinate with vendors such as janitorial, signage, landscaping, painting, and security.
•Provide administrative and general office support for Property Management and Engineering staff such as filing, providing front desk back-up, processing mail, document preparation, records maintenance, coding and processing invoices, assigning and maintaining logs of purchase orders, confirming and auditing visa statements, ordering supplies, preparation/delivery of mail, and maintaining office equipment.
•Track vendor and tenant insurance certificates.
•Track data such as LEED and EnergyStar maintenance and administrative license and certification renewals.
•Support day-to-day tenant activities including coordinating keys, issuing access cards, writing tenant bulletins, coordinating tenant move in/out, organizing special events, and scheduling freight elevators and conference rooms.
•Assist in building marketing and new and renewal leasing activities including lease administration, reporting, and events.
•Maintain property appearance and condition by coordinating and overseeing the quality of vendor’s delivery of services such as janitorial, landscaping, and signage.
•Assist with close out of tenant improvement or building capital projects.
•Assist with compiling information and writing reports.
•Assist with Accounts Receivable calls and collection of tenant rent.
•Assemble monthly reporting and annual budgets for distribution.
•Support Unico’s investment teams with due diligence for building acquisitions and sales.
•Build positive business relationships, and promote a culture and demonstrate leadership that is committed to excellent service and sustainability.
•Track and assist in negotiating market common service contracts.
•Assist and track market common budgets.
•Assist in monthly tenant bill backs and utility recovery billings.
•Excellent customer relation skills and experience, with ability to interact with the general public
•Excellent communication skills
•Ability to analyze moderately complex administrative details, such as planning, scheduling, reporting, and displaying data
•Ability to operate various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Office Tools
•High School diploma or equivalent
•1-3 years’ experience in a customer service and/or administrative position
Tenant Services Coordinator
The Tenant Services Coordinator greets and directs visitors and routes telephone calls. Assists the Property Manager in tenant relations in the areas of work order processing, answering billing and tenant policy questions, planning special events, parking, and security. Provides administrative support to General Manager, Property Manager, and Chief Engineer. Oversees contract janitorial services. Performs general office duties such as filing, processing mail, and document preparation. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy management.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
• Enter and dispatch work orders from tenant requests and daily security and janitorial logs.
o Track status or work orders.
o Coordinates service partners such as day janitorial and parking. May manage janitorial contract
o Issue purchase orders and maintain logs.
• Process invoices for accounts payable by coding, dating, obtaining appropriate signatures and sending to Accounting.
o Maintain any petty cash account, recording disbursements and reconciliation.
•Serves as contact for tenant regarding billing and policy questions.
•Arrange special events and/or special tickets for tenants.
•Coordinate tenant move-in and move-out.
•Maintain current tenant list, emergency contact list, elevator maintenance and entrapment log, vendor, contractor and tenant insurance certificates, tenant leases and general correspondence
•Prepare tenant bulletins as needed.
•Maintain building keycard and access software, issue keycards.
•Perform administrative duties to support General Manager, Chief Engineer and other staff.
•Perform general office duties, including ordering office supplies, maintaining office equipment, setting up and maintaining filing system, distributing mail and preparation of outgoing correspondence.
•Create and maintain office-filing system.
•Greets and directs visitors, screens and routes telephone calls.
•Schedule conference rooms and meeting set up for building tenants.
•High School Diploma
•1-2 years experience in a customer service environment
•1-2 years of administrative experience
•Work requires excellent written skills to independently compose general correspondence.
•Work requires ability to operate various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft applications Word and Excel.
•Must be well organized and able to multi-task.
•Work requires good customer relation skills and ability to interact with the general public. Must have excellent oral communications skills.
•Work requires ability to analyze moderately complex administrative details, such as planning, scheduling assembling reports, and displaying data.
•Work requires excellent customer service skills
The Lead Engineer performs repairs and maintenance tasks, including preventive maintenance to the building structure and systems; is responsible for maintaining condition of the property interiors, exteriors, and site using materials and equipment following manufacturer’s directions; continually strives to increase his/her working knowledge of the property; and works in compliance with all safety rules and regulations. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy.
•Performs preventative maintenance as directed by preventive maintenance schedule
•Performs specific maintenance and repairs using hand and power tools as directed by work orders including general carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing (may perform these duties with a high level expertise in one or more areas); trouble shoot, diagnose, and correct minor and major HVAC issues, electronical issues (24v to 480v), and plumbing issues including removing and replacing miscellaneous plumbing fixtures
•Performs light sheetrock wall repair and painting
•Maintains assigned response times to tenant calls
•Performs some special project work for tenants as directed by Chief Engineer
•Assists Maintenance Technician with issues he/she is not able to resolve independently
•Operates the building in a code-compliant manner, maximizing energy efficiency while maintaining tenant comfort, and in a manner that is aligned with building LEED and energy conservation measures
•Maintains log of weekly water meter reads for LEED and EnergyStar
•Maintains proper levels of chemical treatment in closed and open loop HVAC systems
•Repairs/replaces lock and passage sets including pinning of cylinders and cutting keys
•Performs new tenant keying configurations
•Maintains key logs
•Follows requirements for Purchase Orders, including necessary documentation and tenant signatures
•Performs monthly tenant bill back meter reads
•Maintains daily data logs for critical equipment
•Performs snow removal and/or ice melt distribution in inclement weather
•Proficiently operates fire life safety systems throughout property/properties
•Continuously inspects property/properties for safety hazards, and works in compliance with all safety rules and regulations
•Maintains and keeps clean all phone/electrical closets/switchgear, etc.
•Keeps shop and desk area clean and organized
•Participates in the Engineering on-call schedule
•Interfaces with vendors and contractors in coordination of work and inspection of work
•Covers duties at other properties when assigned staff is absent, or as needed for special projects
•Drives company vehicle, as needed
•High School diploma or equivalent
•2 year technical accreditation
•5+ years’ experience in property / building engineering
•Current universal CFC card
•Current driver’s license
•Current Boiler license
•Current specialty 07 electrical license (Washington State only)
•Previous experience with building EMS (Energy Management Systems) and control
• Ability to prioritize work load
•Proficient in operation of the building Energy Management System along with intimate working knowledge of programming and troubleshooting of the system and components
•Ability to work cooperatively within a team environment
•Familiarity with domestic water pumping systems along with associated pressure reducing and backflow devices
•Extensive knowledge of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems
•Technical carpentry and maintenance skills
•May require expertise in one or more area of maintenance engineering
•Ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
•Proficiency with one or more work order and preventative maintenance programs
•“Best in Class” customer service skills
Seattle, WA and Denver, CO
We are always looking for talented people to join our team!
If you are interested in a career with Unico, but don't see an open position you are interested in, feel free to send us your resume. If a position opens, we will reach out to you and can provide additional information.