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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Austin Habitat for Humanity! We are currently recruiting for AmeriCorps positions for the 2018-2019 cycle. Please visit Habitat for Humanity International’s website for more information on the AmeriCorps program. Interested applicants can apply for open positions at our affiliate here. Please click on the link below to further position description details!

Construction Crew Leader

 

Full Time Staff Positions

Position: Site Manager
Department: New Construction Austin Habitat for Humanity
Reports to: New Construction Project Manager

Position Description

Austin Habitat for Humanity is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team of committed professionals to help take a successful, 30+ year old, organization to new heights. The Site Manager will work side by side with staff, volunteers, sponsors and key stakeholders in the field to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience while getting homes built. The successful candidate will have a passion to share Habitat’s work by helping build, renovate and repair homes in partnership with families and the community toward a goal of eliminating substandard housing.

The Site Manager is responsible for the following activities:

  • Ensure completion of construction tasks per house schedule.
  • Supervise volunteers and AmeriCorps members in construction tasks
  • Train AmeriCorps and recurring volunteers (“Regulars”) in all aspects of construction and volunteer management.
  • Coordinate scheduled subcontractors and inspections with Project Manager.
  • Communicate weekly expectations and problems to Project Manager.
  • Perform “Final Walkthrough” with Homeowner.
  • Complete “Final Walkthrough” punch list within two weeks of walkthrough
  • Promote a positive, efficient, respectful, and welcoming atmosphere on site.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

A competitive salary is commensurate with experience and includes full benefits package: medical, dental, vision coverage; vacation and sick leave; holidays; and retirement plan.

  • Required Skills and Experience:
    Experience working with groups of people
  • Two years direct construction experience preferred
  • Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse populations.
  • Working knowledge of building trades (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC, and how each impacts the other).
  • High work ethic and willing to work until the job is done
  • Reliable transportation to job sites in various locations throughout Austin Habitat for Humanity service area, a valid Texas Driver’s License and current automotive liability insurance
  • Hands on, flexible and detailed orientated
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • High level of interpersonal, written and verbal skills
  • MS Word, Excel computer skills

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to excessive.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

APPLICATION PACKETS MUST INCLUDE:
1. A complete resume, including dates of employment.
2. The names and contact information for three references.
3. A cover letter including answers to the following questions:
• How have the personal and professional experiences you have had in your life prepared you and directed you to apply for this position?
• How did you hear about this position?

To apply, submit the above information to: resumes@ahfh.org

Note: This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause. Austin Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer.