Recertification Specialist

Job Locations US-MS-Tupelo


Our business is real estate, but our organization is so much more than bricks and mortar, beautiful buildings and well-managed properties. Our business is about people who need a place to call home and the people of Michaels who make it all happen.


The Recertification Specialist, under the direction of the Community Manager has the primary responsibility to qualify new residents for occupancy and re-qualifying existing residents for continued occupancy.


This responsibility requires organization and great attention to detail. On a daily basis, the recertification specialist may be conducting interviews, processing paperwork, interacting with various vendors and agencies, and at the same time, assisting with several administrative and leasing tasks required to keep the rental office running smoothly. The Recertification Specialist must be able to multi-task well, all within specific time constraints.


1. Maintain Property waiting list.
2. Conduct applicant interviews and determine eligibility.
3. Coordinate on-site data collections and processing of resident information.
4. Schedule resident recertification interviews.
5. Insure proper calculation of income, assets, rent levels, etc.
6. Work with maintenance staff for timely move-in/ move-out of residents.
7. Coordinate apartment inspections for recertification’s.
8. Maintain resident files in accordance with company policy & regulatory agency policy.
9. Assist office staff on other tasks, including social media marketing outlets.
10. Perform other duties that may arise.


Required Experience: 

- One or more years’ experience with residential real estate management.
- Tax Credit, Section & Public Housing experience preferred.

Required Education/Training:

- High School Diploma or equivalent required.
- Two or more years of college preferred.
- After hiring, will complete all company required certifications training and testing.


Required Skills and Abilities:

- Must be able to multi-task with specific time constraints.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Professional appearance and ability to resolve conflicts in a professional manner.


Working Conditions:

-Primarily an office environment, but will need the ability to meet residents in their units, show units to potential residents, walk around to inspect the property, often in a multi-Story facility including climbing stairs.

-May work around cleaning solvents, paint fumes and landscaping chemicals.

-Evening and weekend work may be required.


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