Job Opportunities

Please see below for details on the three positions we currently have open:


Construction Site Supervisors

Reports to:

Construction Director


Responsibilities:

  • Supervises construction activity during volunteer days in accordance with Alachua Habitat for Humanity Plans, Specifications, and quality requirements.
  • Provides supervision and training of volunteers on the job site. This includes holding meeting with volunteers at the beginning of the workday to discuss the plan for the day, assigning appropriate number of volunteers for the day’s tasks, hands-on training of unskilled volunteers, clean up, and storage trailer reorganization at the end of day
  • Understands elements that contribute to successful volunteers and helps ensure that volunteers have a consistently good experience thus motivating them to return
  • Evaluates and implements good safety practices and constantly stresses same with volunteers.
  • Accountable for security of the job site.
  • Ensures communications to volunteers are accurate and timely.
  • Inspects each phase of work to determine acceptable quality.
  • Treats house recipients with respect and dignity. Strives to make their construction involvement meaningful.
  • Reports to Director of Construction daily progress.
  • Works closely with Director of Construction and Materials Coordinator to ensure materials and service needs are provided in a timely manner to job site
  • Meets long and short term goals established with the Director of Construction
  • Accountable for the job until complete and sold to the homeowner.
  • Supervises warranty complaints and repairs.


Required qualifications:

  • Contractor’s license preferred
  • Extensive background in residential construction, especially craftsmanship, painting, and carpentry skills
  • Organizational skills and experience managing construction projects is required
  • Communication and leadership skills to instruct unskilled volunteers in construction methods
  • Team building experiences a plus
  • Must have the skill and ability to communicate via e-mail to convey essential site issues as necessary.
  • Must have experience in inspecting and developing Work Write-Ups for permit and budgeting purposes in conjunction with Director of Construction.
  • Expected to work normal volunteer days; Saturdays, occasional Fridays


Pay rate:

Terms to be negotiated


To apply, email resume to jcarter@alachuahabitat.org by July 10


*all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, or national origin*


Construction Site Supervisor Assistants

Reports to:

Construction Site Supervisor and Construction Director


Hours and Expectations:

Hours: 7:30a-2:30p Saturdays, maybe some Sundays or Fridays

Commitment to full length of project required


Duties and Responsibilities:

Volunteer Engagement

  • Greet and sign in/out volunteers
  • Conduct volunteer orientation
  • Instruct volunteers how to accomplish tasks they are assigned
  • Ensure work is being done in a safe manner
  • Interact with volunteers ensuring they have a positive experience

Site Supervisor Support

  • Assist with site setup and cleanup of materials and tools
  • Inspect work to determine acceptable quality throughout the day
  • Assist Supervisor with the safety talks as required
  • Assist in identifying scope of work and teams needed to accomplish the day’s tasks
  • Assist in determining the scope of work, materials and tools needed for the following work day

Site Maintenance

  • Keep track of and organize tools onsite and in storage container
  • Maintain tool trailer and materials on site
  • Maintain a safe working environment by evaluating and implementing safe practices


Qualifications:

  • An understanding of and a commitment to the Habitat for Humanity mission
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent may be required. A two year Associate Degree or Technical/Vocational Degree is preferred
  • Experience in residential construction, especially craftsmanship, painting, and carpentry skills
  • Good organizational skills and eye for detail needed
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Team building experience a plus
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Able to climb ladders
  • Skill and ability to communicate via e-mail


Pay range:

$10-$12/hour to be determined based on experience


To apply, email resume to jcarter@alachuahabitat.org by July 10

*all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, or national origin*


Business Manager Assistant

Reports to:

Business Manager


Overall Responsibility:

Provides assistance to the Business Manager, staff and volunteers by assisting with financial, administrative and clerical assistance to ensure accuracy and efficiency of operations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities*:

  • Review and approve vouchers for payment.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries.
  • Prepare accounts payable checks.
  • Assist with payroll.
  • Prepare and provide various financial reports.
  • Maintain all financial documents, reports, forms, statements and files.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations.
  • Prepare and manage all revenue deposits.
  • Assist with accounts receivable and special projects, as necessary.
  • Maintain and update human resources records.
  • Perform background checks and administer new hire packets.

*The affiliate reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.


Qualifications:

  • Well-organized, detail- and service-oriented.
  • Associates degree or equivalent in business or finance.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks or similar financial software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated individuals with strong organizational and analytical skills.


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 frequently required to talk; hear; stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Time Commitment:

Part-time, 25 hours per week


Pay:

To be determined


To apply, email resume and list of references to mhouse@alachuahabitat.org by Monday, July 3


*all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, or national origin*