GENERAL MANAGER

MAISONS-sur-MER CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.,

MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA

 

This is an excellent opportunity to manage one of the top condominium projects on the East Coast. Located on the Grand Strand in the year-round playground of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Maisons-sur-Mer is the premiere oceanfront high rise condominium project centrally located on Shore Drive in the Arcadian Shores area of Myrtle Beach.

The Board of Directors of the Maisons-sur-Mer Condominium Association is seeking a proven, dedicated and experienced individual for the General Manager position. The Board wants an individual who would ideally have a background in maintenance and engineering and who is a strong administrator, manager and supervisor. The successful individual will possess considerable experience in facilities management and maintenance and be a person who is up to date technologically.

The successful candidate for the General Manager position may be a retired military facilities engineering or facilities maintenance person, a retired city or county manager or public works or facilities director. A person with a hotel/motel management and maintenance background or who comes from a similar background will be considered.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

The General Manager of the Maisons-sur-Mer Condominium project serves at the pleasure of the Board of Directors and directly supervises 17 full-time and some parttime staff. The General Manager is responsible for the management of facilities and maintenance for a luxury high rise, 253 unit condominium project that includes owners and renters. Rentals are handled by a variety of local real estate firms and are not the direct responsibility of the General Manager. The annual operating budget for the condominium project is in excess of $2 million. The functional responsibilities of the General Manager are to ensure that the condominium project is provided with regular and high quality Facilities Management and Maintenance; Security; Housekeeping (Primarily trash handling and removal and upkeep of common areas).

Under the overall policy direction of the Board of Directors, the individual selected for the General Manager position will have full authority to manage the condominium project. The Maisons-sur-Mer Condominium Association currently has an up to date Security Manual, Employee Manual, Member Handbook and the Board operates in accordance with a set of adopted Bylaws.

 

THE MAISONS-sur-MER CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.

Every person, group, corporation, trust or other legal entity, or combination, which owns a condominium unit within the Maisons-sur-Mer condominium project is a member of the Maisons-sur-Mer Condominium Association, Inc. The Association meets annually on Saturday of Easter weekend of each year. Special meetings may be called by the President of the Association.

The affairs of the Association are governed by a Board of Directors composed of seven (7) members elected by the members of the Association. Directors are elected for a term of three years and may succeed themselves. They receive no pay for their service as Directors. The Board of Directors meets Bi-monthly and it is the responsibility of the General Manager to prepare the Board Meeting Agenda.

The Board of Directors has all of the powers and duties necessary for the administration of the affairs of the Association and the condominium project. These powers and duties include, but are not limited to care, upkeep and surveillance of the condominium project and its general and limited common elements and services in a manner consistent with law, the provisions of the adopted Bylaws and the Master Deed, establishment, collection, use and expenditure of assessments and/or carrying charges from the members.

The principal officers of the Association shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. All officers are elected by the Board of Directors who are members of the Board. The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Association. He/she shall preside at all meetings of the Members and the Board of Directors. Subject to the control and direction of the Board of Directors, the President shall have all of the general powers and duties which are usually vested in the office of president of a corporation, including, but not limited to, the power to appoint such committees from among the membership from time to time as he/she may, in his/her discretion, decide are appropriate to assist in the conduct of the affairs of the Association.

The Association, acting by and through its Board of Directors, shall manage, operate and maintain the condominium project, and for the benefit of the condominium units and the owners thereof, shall enforce the provisions of the Bylaws.

The Association maintains a reserve fund for major repair projects such as the roof, waterproofing and painting of outside of buildings, residential hallways, and elevators into which funds are deposited and repair expenses paid therefrom in accordance with provisions of the Bylaws.

 

ABOUT MAISONS-sur-MER

The Maisons-sur-Mer condominium project is the premiere oceanfront high rise on Shore Drive containing 253 luxury units. From this prestigious building you may enjoy panoramic views from virtually every room of the luxury of approximately 1600 square fee, two bedroom, 2 bath condominiums. Each condominium is individually styled by its owner and each condominium often offers much more in the way of amenities that have been added by the owner.

Common amenities for the condominium project include an olympic-size pool, tennis courts, state of the art exercise rooms, a putting green, driving net, and barbecue area with grills. The project also offers private beach access. Other common amenities include an ocean front cocktail lounge, on-site restaurant, billiard room, card room and library and rooms for entertaining. There is also 24-hour security on the premises.

 

ABOUT MYRTLE BEACH

The City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is the heart of the Grand Strand, a 60-mile crescent of beach on South Carolina's northern coast. Twenty five thousand residents of the City welcome literally millions of visitors to this full-service community each year. As a result, Myrtle Beach is the premier resort destination on the East Coast, hosting vacationers from around the country and abroad. The City operates under the councilmanager form of local government and offers full services to its citizens.

For more information about Myrtle Beach as a place to live and work, please see www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com

 

COMPENSATION

The starting salary for the new Manager of the Maisons-sur-Mer Condominium project is open, depending on the experience and qualifications of the selected individual. The salary will be market competitive. In addition, the Association expects to provide a fringe benefit package to the successful candidate which consists of life and health insurance, annual vacation and sick leave, a three percent match to a 401 (k) account, mileage and training. Reasonable relocation expenses are negotiable.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Resumes should be sent by close of business, September 6, 2005, to:

James L. Mercer, President

The Mercer Group, Inc.

5579B Chamblee Dunwoody Road, #511 Atlanta, GA 30338

Voice: 770-551-0403

Fax: 770-399-9749

E-Mail: mercer@mindspringcom

Website: www.mercergroupinc.com

The Maisons-sur-Mer Condominium Association, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.