Assistant Community Manager – Mt. Vernon, IL

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Balke Brown Transwestern’s 2B Residential division is seeking an Assistant Community Manager to join the team at a property in Mt. Vernon, IL.

Balke Brown Transwestern/ 2B Residential is employee owned and a great place to work. Competitive wage/salary (hourly wage plus commissions), great benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision insurance, ESOP and 401(k).


The Assistant Community Manager assists the Community Manager with the overall day-to-day operation of the property. This position is also responsible for collecting and posting rent payments; managing resident delinquencies, evictions, and legal notices; and performing pre-close and closeout accounting processes.


Minimum of two (2) year residential leasing and/or property management experience; High School diploma required and college degree preferred and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This position requires a positive and engaging, self-motivated professional who possesses good oral communication skills and enjoys working with people. If qualified and interested, we look forward to hearing from you!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay


  • Property Management: 1 year (Required)
  • Customer Service: 2 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company’s website:


Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Maintains all accounts receivable including collecting rent, posting rent, making daily bank deposits, and maintaining balanced, accurate rent roll.

  • Accurately and timely completed daily, weekly and monthly financial and leasing report, including month-end pre-close, closeout, market surveys and lease expiration matrix.

  • udits records and files to identify dates requiring administrative action, such as lease expiration dates, delinquent accounts, and unlawful detainers.

  • Collects delinquent account balances from previous residents.

  • Processes evictions, which includes processing all necessary paperwork, serving notices, and attending court hearings.

  • Leases apartments as needed.

  • Responsible for shopping competitive properties.

  • Inspects buildings and grounds to ensure safety and cleanliness, and alerts maintenance to items that need to be repaired.

  • Processes move-ins, move-outs, and lease renewals.

  • Audits all new and current lease agreements and resident files for accuracy.

  • Assists Property Manager with training staff on leasing, entering traffic into the computer, marketing, maintenance and general office operations.

  • Assists with resident retention, which may involve planning and organizing social events at the property.

  • Assumes responsibility for the operations of the property in the absence of the Property Manager.

  • Participates in Company-provided training such as fair housing, safety, non-discrimination, and harassment prevention.

  • Complies with all Company standards, applicable health and safety rules and regulations, as well as applicable local, state, and federal laws.

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