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Career Opportunities at The Benchmark Group

At The Benchmark Group, we are always looking for qualified candidates to join our team. Please see below for a listing of open positions for which we are currently hiring. If you do not see an open position that meets your qualifications, we would still be delighted to receive your resume and take you into consideration in becoming a part of our team. All resumes received are kept confidential. Candidates whose resumes closely match our job qualifications are contacted. Resumes of candidates that are emailed to us for potential future opportunities are maintained in an electronic database that is accessed when a position becomes available.

The Benchmark Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including but not limited to, health and dental insurance, life insurance, and 401(k) investment opportunities. (See below for more details on our benefits.) We also conduct reference and background checks as well as drug testing of qualified candidates for employment.

You may submit your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com. Please indicate what position you feel you are qualified for and what city or cities you are interested in working in with The Benchmark Group.

Office Positions

Community Manager
Village Green Apartments, Evansville, IN

Benchmark Management is accepting resumes for the position of Community Manager.

The positions require a minimum two years' experience in a management role in the apartment management industry or a similar industry (such as hospitality, retail, hotel management.) Previous responsibility for implementing company policy and controlling expenditure and supervising a staff (preferred). Positive attitude, energetic, assertive, good attention to detail. Customer Service skills and good communication skills a must.

Benchmark believes our people are one of our most important assets, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees a competitive salary and access to comprehensive benefits.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com, or fax it to us at 716-961-1299.

Leasing Consultant
Huntington Place Apartments, Columbia, SC

The Benchmark Group is accepting applications for the position of Leasing Consultant.

Our leasing consultants are responsible for the full leasing process, assisting with marketing, and move in administration.  

The position requires Saturday hours.

The successful candidate will be a High School Graduate (or equivalent) with a college degree (preferred), will have good communication and previous customer service skills as well as the ability to interact with a wide range of people and work in a high volume environment.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com, or fax it to us at 716-961-1299.

Leasing Consultant
Fairway Trails, Ypsilanti, MI

The Benchmark Group is accepting applications for the position of Leasing Consultant.

Our leasing consultants are responsible for the full leasing process, assisting with marketing, and move in administration.  

The position requires Saturday hours.

The successful candidate will be a High School Graduate (or equivalent) with a college degree (preferred), will have good communication and previous customer service skills as well as the ability to interact with a wide range of people and work in a high volume environment.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com, or fax it to us at 716-961-1299.

Leasing Consultant
Village Green, Evansville, IN

The Benchmark Group is accepting applications for the position of Leasing Consultant.

Our leasing consultants are responsible for the full leasing process, assisting with marketing, and move in administration.  

The position requires Saturday hours.

The successful candidate will be a High School Graduate (or equivalent) with a college degree (preferred), will have good communication and previous customer service skills as well as the ability to interact with a wide range of people and work in a high volume environment.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com, or fax it to us at 716-961-1299.

Service Positions

Service Manager
Chestnut Lake, Ypsilanti, MI

The Benchmark Group is accepting applications for the position of Service Manager.

The Service Manager maintains the physical condition of entire community, under direction of the Community Manager and ensues team compliance with company policies/procedures and performance of duties on a timely basis.

The position requires Saturday hours and on-call rotation.

The successful candidate will be a High School Graduate (or equivalent), have a minimum of 3 years maintenance or skilled trade experience, previous experience with and responsibility for implementing company policy, supervisory experience with the ability to train and motivate team, working knowledge of electrical systems, plumbing and carpentry and working knowledge of HVAC systems and various appliances.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com, or fax it to us at 716-961-1299.

Service Technician
Fairway Trails, Ypsilanti, MI

The Benchmark Group is accepting applications for the position of Service Technician.

Candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in maintenance or skilled trades, exceptional safety habits, familiarity with electrical systems, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC systems and various appliances (preferred). HVAC and CPO preferred.

Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds for a limited distance on occasion, complete tasks up to 2nd story of building exteriors and be able to complete tasks in all apartment homes regardless of location.

The position requires Saturday hours and on-call rotation.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com, or fax it to us at 716-961-1299.

Service Technician
Village Green, Evansville, IN

The Benchmark Group is accepting applications for the position of Service Technician.

Candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in maintenance or skilled trades, exceptional safety habits, familiarity with electrical systems, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC systems and various appliances (preferred). HVAC and CPO preferred.

Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds for a limited distance on occasion, complete tasks up to 2nd story of building exteriors and be able to complete tasks in all apartment homes regardless of location.

The position requires Saturday hours and on-call rotation.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com, or fax it to us at 716-961-1299.

Groundskeeper (Part Time)
Cypress Cove, Jacksonville, FL

We are accepting applications for the position of Groundskeeper. 

The successful candidate is responsible for keeping exteriors, common area amenities, vacant apartments, and sidewalks/alleyways of the community clean and in a safe condition. They will assist in other types of maintenance, including apartment turns and service requests.

Must have working knowledge of apartment maintenance and must be high school graduate or equivalent.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@benchmarkgrp.com, or fax it to us at 716-961-1299.

Benefits

At Benchmark, our business relationships are based on integrity and respect. This holds true for our employment relationships as well. When you join Benchmark, you are joining an organization that truly values each and every one of its employees.

  • Medical Benefits: Full-Time Benchmark employees are eligible to enroll in BlueCross BlueShield.  
  • Prescription Drug Benefits: Included with the BlueCross BlueShield is prescription drug coverage. The three-tier program gives participants the opportunity to lower out-of-pocket costs by using generic drugs whenever possible.
  • Health Savings Account: Allows participants to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for out of pocket medical expenses.  Used in conjunction with a High Deductible Health Plan.
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan: Allows participants to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for out of pocket health expenses and dependant care costs.  Used when not enrolled in a High Deductible Health Plan or a Health Savings Account.
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefits: Eligible employees can enroll in Life Insurance and AD&D coverage at no cost.
  • 401(k) Plan: The 401(k) plan allows employees to save a portion of their earnings and invest this savings into a variety of available investment funds.
  • Personal Time Off (PTO): Eligible employees will accrue PTO each pay period at a rate determined by length of service.
  • Other Benefits: Tuition Reimbursement, Housing Discount, Optional Short Term Disability Insurance.

Benchmark Management University

Established in 2005, the Benchmark Management University (BMU) was created to provide our property management professionals with the tools and training necessary to successfully carry out their duties as well as prepare them for increased responsibility. At The Benchmark Group, the professional growth of our employees is paramount. The Benchmark Management University training center is located at the Regional Office in Tampa, Florida.

Partial list of mandatory/optional courses offered to Office and Service team members:

  • Community Manager Development
  • Assistant Manager Development
  • Nine Steps to Sales Success
  • Selling Value and Managing Objections
  • Six Steps to Retention Success
  • Service Manager Development
  • HVAC Service and Installation, Troubleshooting & Repair
  • Carpentry, Drywall & Make Ready
  • Lynda.com and LeaseHawk® Computer Based Training Courses