Join The Team!

If you want to make a difference in the lives of seniors every day and have a little fun while you’re at it, you’ve come to the right place. The partnership and collaboration between SHAG and Independent Living Inc. in creating senior living communities provides numerous employment opportunities that are exciting and fulfilling. You will be surrounded by some of the best and brightest people in the industry.

Who we are

Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is a not-for-profit partner that strives to improve the lives of seniors through stable housing and connects seniors at each community to resources, programs and services that help sustain their independent lifestyles.

Independent Living Inc., a proud partner of SHAG, is the property management company that oversees the development and operations of each SHAG apartment community.

Applications

To view and apply for our open positions, please select an opportunity below and follow the directions to apply online. For questions regarding the application process, please contact us at hiring@housing4seniors.com.

Veterans: We value the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and we support the hiring of returning Service Members and military spouses.

If you are a Veteran or wounded warrior and would like assistance with the employment process at Senior Housing Assistance Group and/or Independent Living, Inc., please contact us at hiring@housing4seniors.com.

Eligibility

Senior Housing Assistance Group and Independent Living, Inc. are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All job offers are contingent upon proof of eligibility to be employed in the United States.

Title: Part-Time Van Driver - Interurban Apartments

Location: North Seattle, WA

Type: Part-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Compensation: DOE

The Van/Bus Driver reports directly to the Community Manager and safely transports residents in facility bus, van or other vehicles according to schedule.



Note: Workweek may include weekends, and overtime depending upon urgency, need, and company policies and procedures. All overtime must be approved by Management.




Areas Directed:
• Assists in planning and implementing facility bus or other vehicles schedules;
• Keeps records of who attended offsite activity (shopping, etc.) and ensures that all are returned to site;
• Drives facility bus and other vehicles to and from required destinations safely and according to schedule;
• Promptly reports any concerns regarding safe and proper functioning of bus or other vehicles to Community Manager.
• Assures interior of bus or other vehicles is neat and clean;
• Performs other duties as assigned, including but not limited to banking, errands, etc. as directed by management staff or supervisor;
• Serves as role model for other employees by displaying responsible, cooperative, positive attitude;
• Represents facility in community in professional, courteous, friendly manner;
• Attends education and training classes, including as necessary to fulfill state or provincial regulations;
• Maintains authorization to drive company vehicles;
• Adheres to Dress/Appearance Code; and
• Other duties, as assigned.



PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this position.
  • You must have a valid driver's license and be able to provide a current driving record.

    • Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
    • Applicants must demonstrate knowledge and experience in apartment maintenance and provide three professional references.
  • Please include the subject "PT Van Driver - Victoria Park" in your response.
  • When applying, please note your preferred location and salary request if DOE.


Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, lawful alien status, age, marital status, socio-economic status, veteran status, disabilities, political affiliation or any other characteristic. We support a diverse workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.


Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply Now!

Title: Full-Time Community Assistant Manager

Location: Boardwalk Apartments - Olympia, WA; Crossroads Apartments - Bellevue, WA 98008; Arrowhead Gardens - Seattle 98106; Celebration Senior Living - Federal Way, WA 98003; Sunset Gardens - Puyallup, WA 98374

Type: Full-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Compensation: DOE

If you want to make a difference in the lives of seniors every day and have a little fun while you’re at it, you’ve come to the right place. The partnership and collaboration between SHAG and Independent Living Inc. in creating senior living communities provides numerous employment opportunities that are exciting and fulfilling. You will be surrounded by some of the best and brightest people in the industry. Our goal is to foster a culture that is open to new ideas and progressive in our growth as a team. We want to think outside the box by being open to a positive forward thinking environment for growth in all careers. Not solely based on education or experience but what your potential brings to the organization. We would enjoy the opportunity to get to know you and see if your unique skill matches our criteria!

While the below skill set and experience is our ideal, if you feel you are otherwise qualified, feel free to apply.


Here's what we're looking for:

We are looking for a full-time Community Assistant Manager to assist the Community Manager in all phases of day to day operation of the community. We believe in supplying our residents with the best housing experience possible and we develop and maintain courteous, service oriented relationships with tenants, and responding to and resolving resident's concerns. This position will focus on the leasing aspect of the community.


This is a Full-Time, Salary/Exempt Position, compensation is DOE.


Here's what you'll primarily be doing in this position:

• Assisting the Community Manager in daily operation of the property
• Resident relations and retention
• Leasing and marketing
• Community outreach
• Monitoring of overall building maintenance and unit turnover
• Rent collection
• New lease signings and renewals
• Accurate paperwork and showing available apartments

Here's what you need to succeed in this position:

• 2 years of Community Assistant Management or industry experience. Experience is required to apply
• 2+ years hands on experience in tax credit/section 42.
• Have general knowledge of residential/property management laws/guidelines
• Knowledge of and experience in the senior living industry is preferred
• Have good organizational skills. Must be detailed oriented, extremely organized and ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to handle emergencies and difficult situations with good judgment
• Weekend coverage may be required depending on occupancy
• Enjoy working with seniors and cultivating a fun, enjoyable sense of community
• Must have knowledge of computers and basic software applications including Yardi property management software. Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Ability to provide support to and assist other staff members
• Possess a valid and current Washington State driver's license

If you feel that you are a good fit and qualified for this position, please apply below.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this position.
  • You must have a valid driver's license and be able to provide a current driving record.

  • Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
    • Applicants must provide three professional references.
    • Please include the subject "Full-Time Community Assistant Manager" in your response.
  • When applying, please note your preferred location and salary request if DOE.

Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, lawful alien status, age, marital status, socio-economic status, veteran status, disabilities, political affiliation or any other characteristic. We support a diverse workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.


Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply Now!

Title: Resident Connection Associate

Location: Tukwila, WA

Type: Full-Time / Salaried - Non-Exempt

Compensation: DOE. SHAG CLF offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, 401(k) retirement savings plan and Orca passes.

Are you a compassionate, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills? Do you enjoy interacting and working with older adults? If you’ve answered yes, this position is for you! SHAG CLF is currently hiring a Full-Time Resident Connection Associate to assist in supporting assistance to our current and future residents.

Job Summary:

The Resident Connection Associate (Call Center Specialist) is able to convey compassion, respect, courage and passion through telephone and electronic communications that engage customers in trusting relationships.

Responds to customer inquiries and increases interest and growth in company services and products.

Responsibilities:

* Engage with customers routed to the SHAG CLF Call Center

* Provide guidance and understanding in interpreting potential resident/family needs in locating and scheduling a tour for the best community or communities

* Transfer pre-qualified leads within the database to the identified community, along with complete documentation about the customer's expressed need in order for the community team member to pick-up the personal connection and discovery process mid-stream vs. starting over from the beginning

* Support SHAG communities through lead management with the objective of updating the prospect's situation and information within the database and scheduling appropriate follow-up activities within the database for the community team members, with an emphasis on setting an appointment for the prospect to visit the community

* Work closely with community team members and home office personnel as an extension of their sales and administrative team

* Manage all leads to ensure the quality of data entered into the lead tracking system meets all compliance requirements

*Maintain and communicate current product/service information to prospective residents and serve as the point of contact for the prospect as needed

* Other duties as assigned

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

* Previous experience in a customer support role

* Strong phone and verbal communication skills along with active listening

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

* Familiarity with CRM systems and practices

* Customer focus and adaptability to different personality types

* Ability to effectively use a variety of information resources (e.g., wiki, knowledge or content management)

* Ability to provide a high-level of accuracy with excellent attention to detail

* Excellent writing, verbal, and communications skills

* Strong keyboard skills (speed and accuracy)

* Strong computer application and navigation skills

If you feel that you are a good fit and qualified for this position, please apply below.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Applicants must pass criminal background check.

  • Applicants must provide three professional references.
  • Please include the subject "Resident Connection Associate" in your response.

SHAG CLF is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.


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Title: Full Time Van/Bus Driver

Location: Heights at Columbia Knoll - Portland, OR

Type: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Compensation: Depending on experience

The Van/Bus Driver reports directly to the Community Manager and safely transports residents in facility bus, van or other vehicles according to schedule.


Note: Workweek may include weekends, and overtime depending upon urgency, need, and company policies and procedures. All overtime must be approved by Management.


Areas Directed:
• Assists in planning and implementing facility bus or other vehicles schedules;
• Keeps records of who attended offsite activity (shopping, etc.) and ensures that all are returned to site;
• Drives facility bus and other vehicles to and from required destinations safely and according to schedule;
• Promptly reports any concerns regarding safe and proper functioning of bus or other vehicles to Community Manager.
• Assures interior of bus or other vehicles is neat and clean;
• Performs other duties as assigned, including but not limited to banking, errands, etc. as directed by management staff or supervisor;
• Serves as role model for other employees by displaying responsible, cooperative, positive attitude;
• Represents facility in community in professional, courteous, friendly manner;
• Attends education and training classes, including as necessary to fulfill state or provincial regulations;
• Maintains authorization to drive company vehicles;
• Adheres to Dress/Appearance Code; and
• Other duties, as assigned.


PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this position.
  • You must have a valid driver's license and be able to provide a current driving record.
    • Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
    • Applicants must demonstrate knowledge and experience in apartment maintenance and provide three professional references.
  • Please include the subject "PT Van Driver - Victoria Park" in your response.
  • When applying, please note your preferred location and salary request if DOE.


Independent Living, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, lawful alien status, age, marital status, socio-economic status, veteran status, disabilities, political affiliation or any other characteristic. We support a diverse workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.


    Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
    Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply Now!

Title: Full-Time Cook

Location: Heights at Columbia Knoll | Portland, OR 97220

Type: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Compensation: DOE

The Cook reports directly to the Food Services Manager and is responsible for the preparation of attractive, appetizing, nutritious meals for residents.

Note: Workweek may include weekends, and overtime depending upon urgency, need, and company policies and procedures. All overtime must be approved by Management.

Full time position benefits include: medical, dental, vision, holiday pay, sick pay, vacation, and the option to participate in a 401K plan.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prepares meals according to menus and recipes, including for special diets and diet textures;
  • Prepares meals adhering to all food sanitation policies and procedures;
  • Prepares meals adhering to all portion control policies and procedures;
  • Assures meals are appetizing;
  • Assures meals served attractively;
  • Assures meals served punctually;
  • Assures food correctly stored, adhering to all related policies and procedures (e.g., labels, dates, and specific reuse for leftovers);
  • Assures kitchen cleaned after meals, including but not limited to pots and pans, all surfaces, and floor;
  • Performs special kitchen cleaning tasks according to schedule;
  • Resolves resident complains regarding food and/or food services graciously and promptly;
  • Supervises food services employees in absence of Food Services Manager;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Food Services Manager;
  • Maintains food handlers permit as necessary to fulfill state or provincial regulations;
  • Attends education and training classes, including as necessary to fulfill state or provincial regulations;
  • Log and report damage and repairs needed in the kitchen. Report problems and damage to Director promptly.


If you feel that you are a good fit and qualified for this position, please apply below.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this position and have a current food handlers permit.

Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.


    Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
    Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply Now!

Title: Full-Time Maintenance Technician

Location: Arrowhead Gardens - Seattle, 98106 (West Seattle); Cedar River - Renton, 98057; Crossroads Apartments - Bellevue, 98008

Type: Full-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Compensation: DOE

Are you an experienced Maintenance Technician wanting to join a driven team? Would you describe yourself as an energetic person who thrives in a team environment? Are you looking to find a home, and longevity with a company focused on growth? Do you enjoy working with seniors? If so you may be the right fit for our growing team, we'd like to hear from you immediately.

Our culture is entrepreneurial and provides the opportunity for creative and brilliant individuals to leave their mark for years to come. We are experiencing stellar growth and are now looking for Maintenance Technicians to join our team.

Here's what we're looking for:

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician who would split duties between two neighboring properties. A Maintenance Technician to follow all safety procedures, including wearing prescribed safety and personal protective equipment and notify supervisor of safety hazards. We believe in supplying our residents with the best housing experience possible and we develop and maintain courteous, service oriented relationships with tenants, and responding to and resolving resident's concerns. This is a full-time position, compensation is DOE. Prior maintenance experience with apartments or condos preferred. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick and holiday pay.

Here's what you'll primarily be doing in this position:

Maintain the cleanliness of all exterior areas of the property. Perform general maintenance and work orders including light electrical, light plumbing, painting, patching, and grounds maintenance. Other duties as assigned.

If you feel that you are a good fit and qualified for this position, please apply below.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this position.
  • You must have a valid driver's license and be able to provide a current driving record.
  • You will be required to pass a basic knowledge maintenance exam in order to be considered for this position.

    • Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
    • Applicants must demonstrate knowledge and experience in apartment maintenance and provide three professional references.
  • Please include the subject "Maintenance Technician" in your response.
  • When applying, please note your preferred location and salary request if DOE.

Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Senior Housing Assistance Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply Now!

Title: Full-Time and Part Time Food Server Positions - The Heights at Columbia Knoll

Location: Heights at Columbia Knoll, Portland, OR

Type: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Compensation: Depending on experience

The Food Server reports directly to the Food Services Manager, and is responsible for serving meals promptly and courteously.


This is hourly / non-exempt position, compensation is DOE. Schedules generally include weekends and need to be available from 10 am to 7 pm.

Full time position benefits include: medical, dental, vision, holiday pay, sick pay, vacation, and the option to participate in a 401K plan.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Greets residents (and visitors if applicable) at table before taking orders or serving
  • Politely and efficiently takes meal orders and delivers them to kitchen
  • Assures adaptive equipment present for residents who require it
  • Serves beverages, cereals, soups, salads, meals, and desserts
  • Assists residents with opening packages, cutting foods, etc. as necessary
  • Delivers meal trays to resident apartments as necessary
  • Busses dining room tables
  • Cleans dining room tables and chairs
  • Vacuums dining room after meals
  • Sets tables for next meal
  • Completes side duties, such as adding sugar and creamer packets, cleaning beverage center, etc.
  • Serves as role model for other employees by displaying responsible, cooperative, positive attitude
  • Maintains food handlers permit as necessary to fulfill state or provincial regulations
  • Attends education and training classes, including as necessary to fulfill state or provincial regulation
  • Follows posted work schedule
  • Demonstrates knowledge of proper cleaning methods of dining services
  • Attends all dining services meetings; and
  • All other applicable duties, as assigned.
  • Food handler's permit required.

If you feel that you are a good fit and qualified for this position, please apply below.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this position and have a current food handlers permit.

Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.


Independent Living Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, lawful alien status, age, marital status, socio-economic status, veteran status, disabilities, political affiliation or any other characteristic. We support a diverse workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.


    Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
    Senior Housing Assistance Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply Now!

Title: Full-Time Housekeepers

Location(s): Boardwalk Apartments (Olympia); Victoria Park (North Seattle); Washington Terrace (Central Seattle); Cambridge Apartments (North Seattle); Cedar Park (North Seattle)

Type: Full-Time & Part-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Compensation: Depending on experience

Are you an experienced Housekeeper wanting to join a driven team? Would you describe yourself as an energetic person who thrives in a team environment? Are you looking to find a home, and longevity with a company focused on growth? Do you enjoy working with seniors? If so you may be the right fit for our growing team, we'd like to hear from you immediately.

Our culture is entrepreneurial and provides the opportunity for creative and brilliant individuals to leave their mark for years to come. We are experiencing stellar growth and are now looking for Housekeepers to join our team.

Here's what we're looking for:

We are looking for a Housekeeper to maintains the cleanliness of all public areas, essential facilities and common rooms of the property. We believe in supplying our residents with the best housing experience possible and we develop and maintain courteous, service oriented relationships with tenants, and responding to and resolving resident's concerns. This is a part-time position, compensation is DOE. Prior housekeeping experience is preferred.


Here's what you'll primarily be doing in this position:

Inventory cleaning supplies

Grounds keeping and trash removal in breezeways, walkways, parking garages and common area decks as required in the absence of assigned staff.

Other duties assigned.

If you feel that you are a good fit and qualified for this position, please apply below.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this position.
  • You must have a valid driver's license and be able to provide a current driving record.

    • Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
    • Applicants must provide three professional references.
  • Please include the subject "Housekeeper" in your response.
  • When applying, please note your preferred location and salary request if DOE.


Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, lawful alien status, age, marital status, socio-economic status, veteran status, disabilities, political affiliation or any other characteristic. We support a diverse workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.


Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply Now!

Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Cedar River Apartments - Renton, WA 98057

Type: Part-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Compensation: DOE

Join the SHAG team. Be a part of one of the fastest growing Senior Living operations in the Northwest where your talent, experience, contributions and ideas are in high demand. Be surrounded by top talent, a superior leadership group and support staff who can help bring your career to the next level.

Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG) has been operating in the Northwest for 30 years and is the leading provider of independent senior housing in Western Washington with over 4,500 units. Our mission is to provide quality and affordable rental accommodations for seniors in a safe and pleasant environment; earn the respect of its residents and their families; respect each resident's right to independence and self-respect; provide knowledgeable, competent and caring on-site resident management staff; facilitate a variety of social and recreational activities in a friendly and supportive environment; and be a responsible corporate citizen. Learn more about us by visiting www.housing4seniors.com.


Essential Functions:
  • Follow all safety procedures, including wearing prescribed safety and personal protective equipment and notify supervisor of safety hazards. All Maintenance Technicians must wear back supports, and heavy-duty gloves when transferring garbage bins and/or lifting/pulling over 15 pounds.All Maintenance Technicians must wear steel toe shoes/boots.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and quality requirements.
  • Maintain building appearance and features in good condition; replace electrical switches and outlets, tighten door handles, replace and re-key locks, adjust or replace door closers, repair or replace plumbing fixtures, assemble and maintain common area furniture, replace common area light bulbs or fixtures, inspect and make repairs on appliances, patch and texture damaged drywall.
  • Make certain all service requests are completed in a timely manner.
  • Maintain inventories of supplies, tools, and equipment needed for maintenance repairs.(Order supplies only upon Manager’s approval).
  • Notify Manager of any supplies, parts or vendors needed to complete service requests
  • Perform tasks associated with preventative maintenance.
  • Inspect operation and condition of building systems including; Fire Sprinkler, HVAC, Boilers, Electrical, Door Entry System, Elevators, Garage Doors, Compactors.Report problems and damage to Manager promptly.
  • Remove all trash, obstacles and debris from exterior grounds, street, plant beds, breezeways, stairwells, courtyards and compactor rooms.
  • Change out trash dumpsters as necessary, pull dumpsters and place for pick-up promptly and on a weekly basis for the waste removal company.Remove lodged debris from compactor chutes. Depends upon skill level, physical ability and property needs.


All hand tools, power tools and electronic metering devices are to be furnished by the maintenance team member personally.The property will furnish consumable items such as: saw blades, flashlight batteries, drill bits, utility knife blades, sandpaper, etc.Tools, power tools, equipment and special devices will be furnished by individual properties and may include: Ladders, closet augurs and plungers, key making tools and parts, painting equipment, extension cords, blowers, brooms, rakes, etc.


PLEASE NOTE:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for this position.
  • You must have a valid driver's license and be able to provide a current driving record.
  • You will be required to pass a basic knowledge maintenance exam in order to be considered for this position.

  • Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
    • Applicants must demonstrate knowledge and experience in apartment maintenance and provide three professional references.
    • Please include the subject "Maintenance Technician" in your response.
  • When applying, please note your preferred location and salary request if DOE.


Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, lawful alien status, age, marital status, socio-economic status, veteran status, disabilities, political affiliation or any other characteristic. We support a diverse workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.


Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Sustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Apply Now!