Are you looking for a new career? Do you want something that is fast paced? Something that will put you in the position to help other people? Do you work well with others? Do you have a desire to be in a customer service type of atmosphere? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then we may have the best option for you! We are Smart Self Storage! We are actively building more self storage facilities throughout California (especially Northern California), and are hiring self storage managers.
Our New Facility
Our newest facility in the Smart Self Storage family is our Roseville Self Storage location. Located at 8601 Foothills Blvd., we just opened our doors at Roseville Self Storage this year! Directly across from the old Hewlitt-Packard site on the southeast corner of Foothills Blvd. and Roseville Parkway, we are so proud of our convenient location and beautiful facility. While we have already hired amazing self storage managers for our brand new storage, this facility is just the first of many. In fact, we are building another self storage facility in the nearby area right now. If you love the greater Northern California area and have a passion for self storage management, please do reach out as we have job opportunities coming up!
What Do our Facilities Offer?
So, you're trying to envision a career at Smart Self Storage. You're wondering about our company, the elements that make us unique. Using Roseville Self Storage as an example, following are the conveniences that our customers love:
- All the units are offering ground-floor access
- Most units can be driven up to with ease
- The facility offers controlled access
- Individual unit alarms are equipped on all the units
- 24-hour digital video recording for additional security and peace of mind for customers
- Our self storage managers live on-site, keeping a watchful eye on the facility
Want to see Roseville Self Storage with your own eyes? Take a look at our drone video that highlights the grounds and the construction process that took place at our newest self storage creation:
Why Work with Us?
When you join the Smart Self Storage team at one of our new facilities in Northern California, you are working with a family-owned company that has been in business for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on offering great customer service and beautiful, modern facilities. These are just a few reasons that so many of our customers are repeat customers. We have a local focus when it comes to our storage facilities. What does this mean? It means we want to be a pillar of the community! We want to provide customers with a sense of personalization that cannot be found with huge companies that have locations throughout the United States. When customers stop in to check on their items, we want them greeted by a friendly face and given a level of service that has always set us above the competition in the area!
What is a Self Storage Manager?
A self storage manager is the face of the location. However, they are much more than just the face. A job filled with a multitude of responsibilities and opportunities, following are just a few sample duties:
- Responsible for the daily and monthly maintenance of one of our world-class locations. You will have your own facility to manage!
- Help with renovations or suggest what needs to be done. Being handy is a big plus!
- Manage the physical location of the self storage, checking for security issues or even landscaping that needs to be done. Managing a large, commercial real estate project is intricate and exciting.
- Introducing new prospective customers, helping them find the perfect unit for their needs. Our favorite part of the job: Helping others!
- Customer service is another large portion of this type of career. Our customers are like family. We love our communities, and we truly care about others. As a Smart Self Storage manager, you will impact lives.
- Community relations. We love our communities and are part of our communities. We get involved in our communities.
Ultimately, a person who becomes a self-storage manager is responsible for their location. They are the person at the door when customers first walk in. And, the self storage facility literally becomes their home, as many of our facilities have an on-site manager's residence.
The Characteristics of a Great Self Storage Manager
What are the characteristics of a great self storage manager? How can one excel in this line of work, especially at Smart Self Storage? A few of the characteristics include:
- Being customer service orientated. In every situation, we want to add value.
- They have a genuine love for helping people.
- Organizational skills. At Smart Self Storage, we keep pristine facilities that are always organized and beautiful.
- Can identify issues and resolve these as needed.
- A fun person for others to work for or be around. At Smart Self Storage, we are engaging with customers all day, every day. It's all about doing a great job, while having fun.
- They are able to manage their time effectively and efficiently.
- They have excellent communication with both employees and customers.
- They are able to perform conflict resolution, whether this is with other employees or with customers.
- They are approachable.
- They can be depended upon.
- Ability to think fast when faced with new situations.
- They have experience in the self storage industry, or at least a passion for this industry.
If you have any of these characteristics, then you may be just who we are looking for! If you love helping others, then this may be the career for you!
What Makes Smart Self Storage Special?
So, why should you consider Smart Self Storage for your next manager position? There are several reasons. For one, there are times when our self storage managers often live at the facility, a huge plus for those who are looking to move into a new area. The self storage industry is one that is very stable. There is always a need for self storage facilities as people find that they need self storage for those items that they do not want to give away, but still want to keep in the family. Lastly, do you have a desire to run a business? For those who are wanting a steady career, in an industry that is not going away any time soon, then working with us is a natural choice!
Plus, with our business being family-owned, you are not just another employee number to us. This counts for a lot when working in a world that has many people feeling as though they are just another nameless face! For those who are interested, please reach out to us. You can find numerous methods of contact via our website.
Maybe you are ready for a new challenge. Maybe you are ready for a career change. Whatever the reason, a self storage manager position is one that offers growth and challenges that will make every day new and exciting. This is a fast-paced career, one in which you will have to think on your feet and make snap decisions. It will also involve a high level of customer service. If you are ready, we want to hear from you!
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