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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

Construction Manager


WORK WEEK: Monday through Friday, weekends/evenings as required
 
PAYROLL STATUS: Exempt
 
OVERVIEW: Flower City Habitat for Humanity is seeking a highly-independent, results-oriented Construction Manager to manage 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.
 
Successful Flower City Habitat for Humanity team members share the following characteristics:
  •  Believe in a hand up, not a hand out for those underserved working to better their future
  •  Possess a “go above and beyond” attitude—nobody here works just for a paycheck
  •  Thrive on constructive feedback and have a high level of integrity
  •  Do what they say they will do
  •  Are creative problem solvers that work across teams
  •  Love results and hate excuses
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The role of Flower City Habitat for Humanity (FCHH) Construction Manager (CM) is to oversee the construction planning, scheduling, and management of new and rehabilitated homes. This includes but is not limited to field staff, volunteer, subcontractor, supplier oversight as well as materials acquisition and control. The CM is also responsible for overseeing the FCHH cabinet shop and major FCHH facility/fleet maintenance, repairs and improvements. The CM reports to FCHH’s CEO.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Construction Planning and Scheduling
  •  Works with Program Manager (and other staff members) to plan construction schedule for the year. Works closely with Program Manager to insure that timelines for grants are met. 
  •  Establishes the house plan, budget, and schedule for each house project.
  •  Insures all permitting requirements are met.
  •  Prepares reports monthly for the Construction Committee.
  •  Stays current in building industry trends/accreditations.
Construction Site Management
  •  Manages all field staff and the construction sites. 
  •  Working with field staff, the CM will insure that the construction sites are safe.
Worksite Safety
  • Creates/maintains a safety culture through programs and compliance for all field staff and volunteers.
Inventory Control
  • Creates, measures and enhances FCHH construction materials control system. 
Procurement
  • Purchases materials while maintaining efficiency.
  • Arranges timely deliveries of materials.
 Interpersonal/Communication/Leadership
  •  Communicates key objectives, schedules, donor and volunteer needs between the field staff and the office staff.
  •  Communicates accurately and in a timely any problems, delays, or impediments from the field staff to the office staff.
Volunteer & Homebuyer Training
  •  Ensures that the field staff begin each day with volunteer sign-up, devotion, and then clearly verbalized instructions for the day’s activities.
  •  Develops lasting relationships with construction volunteers, developing them into skilled, regular contributors.
Work Site Security
  •  Employs anti-theft measures for all equipment and materials.
 Events
  • Manages field staff during site events.
  • Participates in meetings and maintains communications with field staff leading up to events to ensure success.
  • Participates in fundraising events as requested (often in the evening or on weekends).
  • Formally speaks to event attendees, or to media as requested.
 Professional Affiliations
  •  Serves on a committee at the Rochester Homebuilder’s Association.
REQUIREMENTS:
  •  A minimum of 3 year’s work experience in the residential construction field, 6+ years preferred
  •  Thorough knowledge of construction materials, methods and safety protocols.
  •  CPR/First aid training
  •  Skill in the art of teaching all phases of the construction trade to un-trained volunteers
  •  Good communication skills
  •  A valid CA Class C Driver’s License and able to drive large trucks
  •  Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  •  Must complete lead abatement course and OSHA safety training within first year of employment
  •  Basic computer skills; experience in Microsoft Project a plus
 
IDEAL CANDIDATES:
  •  Self-starter, able to work independently and solve complex problems
  •  Customer service experience
  •  Experience in a non-profit construction environment
  •  Familiarity with Habitat for Humanity’s mission and model
  •  At least 10 hours of OSHA training
 
COMPENSATION:
Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers health and dental insurance, twenty paid days off, retirement, and other benefits.
 
INTERESTED APPLICANTS:
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.

 

 


 

ReStore Donation Truck Driver

 

Reports to: ReStore Manager
 
Description: We are looking for a full time associate at Flower City Habitat for Humanity ReStore. This position will split time between driving/assisting on donation pickups and in store duties.
 
Employee Status: Hourly 40 hours per week, including some Saturdays.
 
Responsibilities:
1. General Duties
  •  Loading and unloading all donated materials
  •  Communicating with ReStore Manager regarding incoming donations
  •  Driving ReStore vehicles to pick-up and deliver donated goods
  •  Maintaining an effective working relationship with ReStore staff, volunteers, Habitat homeowners and ReStore customers
  •  Operating a cash register to document sale of merchandise, with the ability to process cash and credit card transactions, following established procedures for each type of sale
  •  Answering phone calls and providing ReStore information, directions, and donation scheduling Cleaning and straightening of ReStore and vehicles on a daily basis
  •  Screening for product usability when donors call or bring in donations
 
2. Other Duties as Assigned by the ReStore Manager
 
3. Required Skills / Experience
  •  High School Diploma or equivalent required
  •  Clean driving record is necessary, box truck driving experience a plus
  •  Must have prior retail/customer service experience
  •  Ability to lift 75lbs and work in a warehouse environment
  •  POS and computer literate
  •  Exceptional phone and interpersonal skills
  •  Bilingual is a plus
  •  Ability to work a flexible 40 hour work week in a fast paced, ever changing retail environment
  •  Ability to work with and supervise a diverse group of volunteers, interact with customers and donors while understanding and following the Habitat for Humanity mission
If you meet these qualifications, please forward your resume to restore@rochesterhabitat.org by  August 7, 2015. Please, no phone inquiries.

 

 

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
habitat@rochesterhabitat.org

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