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Careers with Flower City Habitat for Humanity

Are you looking for a rewarding career that aids the rehabilitation of Rochester, NY's poverty stricken areas? Consider joining Flower City Habitat for Humanity's team of caring professionals.

Current Openings


WORK WEEK: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 7:45am -4:45 pm. Occasional Sunday work may be required
OVERVIEW: Flower City Habitat for Humanity is seeking a highly-independent, results-oriented Site Supervisor to work on our construction sites, volunteers and team, and support the rapid growth of our neighborhood revitalization program. The Neighborhood Revitalization program aims to face housing challenges in a holistic way by engaging community members, improving neighborhood conditions, and performing house repairs.
The volunteers, donors, and homeowners who join with us at Flower City Habitat for Humanity share a belief: hard work and success go hand in hand. Every day, we do what Habitat for Humanity does best around the globe – build homes, communities, and hope. We believe that when we invest in our neighbor’s quest to become a homeowner, it benefits the whole community.
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: As Site Supervisor the employee will supervise volunteers, sub-contractors, and in some cases fellow staff members in the construction of single-family wood frame dwellings. Day-to-day hands-on training of volunteers in safe building practices, as well as site security and cleanliness are a must. This position reports directly to the Construction Manager.
  • Construction Planning
    The Site Supervisor will plan the work schedule for his/her particular project two to three weeks in advance. This planning will include volunteer needs, building material needs, and sub-contractor needs. Constant communication between field staff and office staff is a must.
  • Volunteer Training
    Each day will start with volunteer sign-in, a devotion, and then clearly verbalized instructions for the day’s activities. Necessary tools and materials must be readily available to insure a productive day.
  • Construction Site Control
    Employ anti-theft measures for all equipment and materials. Insure Personal Protective Equipment is available and in good working order. Supervisors are to pay special attention to electrical hazards, fall protection, and proper ladder usage. First Aid kits will be on every site and well stocked.
  • Special Event Days
    Requires full cooperation of all field staff and participation in meetings and/or email communications leading up to these events.
  • Annual fundraising events
    Required participation by all staff, often in the evening.
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in the residential construction field is required, 6 years preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction materials, methods, and safety protocols.
  • CPR/First aid training (provided)
  • Skill in the art of teaching all phases of the construction trade to un-trained volunteers
  • Good communication skills
Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers health and dental insurance, twenty paid days off, and other benefits.
To apply, please email the following to employment@rochesterhabitat.org
  • Compelling cover letter
  • Salary requirements
  • Current resume
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.
Flower City Habitat for Humanity is committed to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity. This policy expressly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.


Flower City Habitat for Humanity
755 Culver Road | Rochester, NY 14609
Tel: 585.546.1470 | Fax: 585.546.1549