Job Bank

Welcome to the Insider’s source for community association employment within our area. If you are a CAI Member you can submit your job ad or resume to be posted in the Career Center of the Illinois Chapter’s website.

If you are seeking employment or looking for a new career within the Community Association Industry be sure to scan the listings of available jobs that follow.

If you are an employer and you are looking for local talent, you have come to the right place. Please submit a text-only format job ad (an open word document not a read only file or pdf) and send it to and we will post it here on the website for 90 days, unless otherwise specified.

Help Wanted

  • Maintenance supervisor needed for an easy-to-work-for, first-class condo community in Park Ridge.
  • Strong background in plumbing and sewer drain rodding needed
  • Fix/replace fresh water and sewer pipes
  • Snow plowing with our p/u truck, salting and shoveling
  • Rotate garbage dumpsters daily and haul outdoors with service cart for trash collector
  • Keep trash rooms clean and odor free
  • Supervise 1-2 assistant maintenance people
  • Maintain swimming pool
  • Twice daily check and adjust chemicals for pool, class provided if needed.
  • Drywall replacement, taping, sanding and painting
  • Drive Zamboni-like floor scrubber to clean garage floor
  • On call 24/7 for emergencies
  • Trouble shoot and repair assorted equipment including light fixtures and space heaters
  • Light electrical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Miscellaneous tasks as requested
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must pass a background check and spontaneous drug testing
  • Preventive maintenance to make equipment last longer such as furnaces, boilers, air conditioners and pumps.
  • Maintain and replace 20 sump pumps as needed
  • Come up with creative cost-saving solutions
  • Fix door closers, locks and latches
  • Be proactive and take care of matters before asked to
  • Clean up grounds between landscaper’s trips (as needed)
  • Painting indoors and outdoors
  • Pickup parts as needed
  • Provide friendly prompt service for the condo owners
  • Clean up and remediate damage from water overflowing
  • Pad elevators each time there is a delivery
  • A one-bedroom condo that is very large and nicely remodeled is provided (and required to live in)


Submit resume and salary requirements to: or call Pawel at 773-313-0025.


Reports To:  President

Position Summary: Portfolio Manager to manage Condominium, Townhome and Homeowner’s Associations for clients by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepare annual budgets including incorporating information from reserve studies
  • Analyze, understand and implement items from the reserve studies
  • Prepare requests for proposal for contractors in various capacities
  • Analyze and evaluate bids
  • Negotiate Contracts
  • Work directly with contractors to monitor quality of their work
  • Perform property inspections for both maintenance and property appearance on a bi-weekly basis. Take photos of violations to provide to assistant for drafting letters and report necessary work orders to office staff for follow up with contractors
  • Review and understand insurance requirements for Community Associations
  • Prepare management reports and updates
  • Attend Board meetings and follow-up on items after a Board meeting in a timely fashion
  • Oversee administrative work performed by assistant and perform administrative work as needed
  • Maintain strong relationship with ownership and the Board of Directors of communities managed
  • Respond in a timely manner to both emails and phone calls received
  • Correspond, communicate, address and resolve homeowner issues and concerns in a professional and efficient manner
  • Review and be familiar with each Association’s Declaration’s, By-Laws and Rules and Regulations
  • Review owner account history on a monthly basis and mark for late fees and/or turn over of delinquent accounts to attorney for collections
  • Review and sign off on maintenance work orders daily
  • Review and sign off on closing packages and other related documents after they are prepared
  • Update Association Board members on a bi-weekly basis via email
  • Communicate with Senior Management/President when issues arise that require assistance
  • Must have Illinois CAM License.

Vista Property Management, located in the western suburbs, is looking to hire a portfolio manager to handle 10-12 small to midsize associations also located in the western suburbs. Submit Resume and Salary requirements to .


Do you aim high? Are you genuinely helpful? Are you looking for a place where you can make a difference, receive ongoing support and training, and build a rewarding, long-lasting career? Then you may be a good fit for FirstService Residential, North America’s foremost property management firm. We’re all about our associates, and as we continue to grow, we’re looking for even more quality people who share our dedication to doing what’s right, improving residents’ quality of life, building great relationships and truly making a difference for their clients, their colleagues and themselves. Is that you? If so, we think you should get to know us.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Portfolio Manager with a strong work ethic who puts the customer first. The Portfolio Manager is primarily responsible for the compliance of company policies, procedures, and reputation for their assigned property staff and board members. In addition, the Portfolio Manager is responsible for fulfillment of the management agreement, association covenants, and all applicable laws, ordinances and regulations, in accordance with the Board of Directors.

Your role will include:

  • Oversee all aspects of management including preparation of operating budgets
  • Liaise between FirstService Residential, Staff, Board of Directors (BOD), and Vendors
  • Attend Board meetings and give Board guidance when appropriate
  • Develop association contracts
  • Review quality of services provided to the properties
  • Communicate with BOD’s regularly via weekly personal contact, email or telephone
  • Attend annual budget/election meetings
  • Conduct property visits regularly and provides recommendations to improve the property
  • Ensure that Association records are kept in good order
  • Negotiate all service contracts
  • Assure that appropriate insurance requirements are in place for all properties
  • Hire, train and supervise staff (union and non-union)
  • Handle emergency situations and deal with crisis management

The successful candidate will hold a current license as a Community Association Manager and have prior on-site or portfolio experience. Please visit to submit a formal application.


Company Name: Real Estate Investor Service

Job Function: Portfolio Management

Office Location: Elmhurst IL 60126

Job Area: Cook, Du page, Kane County

Job Type: Full Time

Min Experience: 2 Years

Salary: Please submit salary requirement with resume.

Contact Person: Nancy Freitag Phone: 630.941.0135
Email Address:

Opportunity for an Illinois License Community Association Manager to work with a portfolio of HOAs and condominium associations in Cook, Du page and Kane Counties,

Join our team!

We are searching for a Illinois License Community Association Manager to work with a portfolio of HOAs and condominium associations in Cook, Du page and Kane Counties. Applicant should have experience with site inspections, covenant enforcement, assisting boards with day to day aspects of managing an association, preparing for and conducting association meetings, reviewing financial reports, preparing budgets, project management, preparing service bids and overseeing contractors. Applicants must also be knowledgeable with Illinois Statutes and be proficient with understanding and executing the requirements of the governing documents of an association.

Computer skills in Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel, and Outlook).  Experience in Association Software such as TOPS is helpful.

About the Company:

Real Estate Investor Service is a full service community association management company that offers complete support to Illinois Homeowner, Condominium, Cooperative, Community Development Districts and Commercial Property Management Associations.  We offer great career opportunities for talented and outgoing people

Our Mission:

Our mission is to raise the level of professionalism and property management service available to Illinois community associations.


We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, additional voluntary benefits, paid holidays and vacation.

Job Requirements

* Illinois Community Association Manager License
* Working knowledge of association requirements and Illinois Statutes
* Position requires working closely with board of directors, association attorney, staff and contractors
* Able to work independently with attention to detail and follow up skills
* Must possess excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
* Able to supervise, direct, motivate and provide leadership for staff
* Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment and multiple tasks
* Your own transportation
* Works effectively with contractors, technicians and vendors
* Able to deal with potentially volatile situations with calm authority
* Possess good organizational and computer skills
* Have a thorough understanding of the budget process
* Able to communicate effectively with staff and residents
* Have a positive, “Can Do” attitude with enthusiasm and willingness to adapt to growing community
* Recommend and implement policies adopted by the association board.
* Manage and oversee the maintenance of common area property