Employment

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ReStore Driver/Mover

Description

This position is responsible for the pick-up of merchandise from donors, safely packing the merchandise in the ReStore truck, returning to the ReStore and unpacking the merchandise.

Employee Status

Part time

General Duties

  • Load and unload all donated materials.
  • Screen for product usability.
  • Communicating with ReStore Manager regarding incoming donations.
  • Drive the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore truck.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with ReStore staff, volunteers, Habitat homeowners and ReStore customers.
  • Answer the telephone and provide ReStore information, directions, meeting the caller’s needs.
  • Daily cleaning and organizing of the ReStore truck.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Knowledge and experience driving a non-CDL truck.
  • Team building a real plus
  • Must be a good listener and be able to engage in well-considered discussions.
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check and DOT physical.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Commitment to adhere and enforce all security and safety procedures.
  • Chauffeur license required.

Driver Helper/Warehouse

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring part time individuals to work as a Driver Helper/Warehouse assistant. This is a physical position that requires the pick-up and delivery of household merchandise, as well as working in the warehouse organizing merchandise.

Employee Status

Part Time Position

General Duties

  • Be able to load and unload merchandise routinely at multiple sites.
  • Able to lift 75 pounds consistently.
  • Ability to enter donations into computer donor database.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Ability to communicate with Management, Drivers, Donors and Customers.
  • Maintain health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Stacking, padding, and securing items in position on truck to prevent damage during shipment.

Send Resumes to frankk@habitatoakland.org

AmeriCorps – Partner Support Liaison

Employee Status

AmeriCorps Members serve a term of service beginning November 2017 to November 2018. Members will receive a living stipend of paid twice per month throughout the term. AmeriCorps members receive an Educational Award at the end of the term. Full-time members are eligible for health insurance and qualify for federal benefits, including child care. Full-time members serve approximately 34hrs/wk.

Role and Responsibilities

  • The Partner Support Liaison is responsible for forming and maintaining relationships with Habitat Partner Homebuyers.
  • In conjunction with the Partner & Community Programs Department, the PSL is responsible for providing qualified applicants for Habitat programs.
  • The PSL will be responsible for managing incoming applications and processing those that meet set qualifications.
  • The PSL will monitor Partner Homebuyer progress and ensure all program requirements are completed prior to closing on the home.
  • The PSL is required to work collaboratively with the community and local agencies or organizations as well as attend recruiting events for Partner Homebuyer referrals.
  • The PSL is responsible to maintain clear and organized family homeowner financial, legal and correspondence files.
  • The PSL will be responsible for any other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by the Director or Executive director in pursuit of the Habitat mission.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma required

Preferred Skills

  • Interest and/or experience (paid or voluntary) in working with low-income, underserved families and youth
  • Ability to relate to diverse families in a positive manner
  • Excellent communication skills, spoken and written
  • Computer skills, ability to work with databases
  • Excellent organizational skills and prompt follow-through
  • General knowledge of mortgages, finances, credit ratings

Please Send Cover Letter & Resume via Fax or E-mail to: (517) 485-1509 or bferrigan@habitatmichigan.org

AmeriCorps – Volunteer Coordinator

Employee Status

AmeriCorps Members serve a term of service beginning November 2017 to November 2018. Members will receive a living stipend of paid twice per month throughout the term. AmeriCorps members receive an Educational Award at the end of the term. Full-time members are eligible for health insurance and qualify for federal benefits, including child care. Full-time members serve approximately 34hrs/wk.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Continue to improve and implement a recruitment strategy to gain volunteers for the Affiliate.
  • As needed, perform on-site coordination and support during volunteer days (e.g. greeting the volunteers in the morning and at lunch).
  • Review schedule, ensuring volunteer coverage needs are met and communicate to affiliate team.
  • Communicate with volunteers on a regular basis through email, phone, and face-to-face.
  • Promote Habitat at volunteer fairs, tradeshows, and through speaking engagements.
  • Promote ongoing partnerships between the Habitat affiliate and community businesses, faith-based organizations and community partners.
  • Organizes and Inputs Volunteer Data into our data management system.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
  • Creates recognition measures for volunteers.
  • Warehouse management to include managing volunteer materials, and site host room.
  • Aid in enhancing the volunteer experience.

Requirements

  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Familiar with using various social media platforms
  • Outgoing and friendly demeanor.
  • Written and verbal communication skills necessary.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills, along with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to comply with all company policies, practices and standards of performance.
  • Ability to connect with individuals of all income brackets, ages and professional levels.
  • Must be able to work on certain Saturdays during our build seasons, nights when there are special events, and some early mornings, as scheduled.
  • Must be able to adapt to change and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have own transportation to travel to the different sites.

Please Send Cover Letter & Resume via Fax or E-mail to: (517) 485-1509 or bferrigan@habitatmichigan.org

Cashier/Sales Associate

This is a Part Time position working in Pontiac for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore, working 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Cashier performs all cash register operations and related customer service duties. The cashier will execute merchandising objectives according to company standards.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Sales Associate/Intake – Farmington

This is a Part Time position is in Farmington, working for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore. You will work 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Sales Associate/Intake will execute merchandising objectives according to company standards. You will be responsible for world Class Customer service.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. loading and unloading vehicles
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Sales Associate/Intake – Pontiac

This is a Part Time position is in Pontiac, working for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore. You will work 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Sales Associate/Intake will execute merchandising objectives according to company standards. You will be responsible for world Class Customer service.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. loading and unloading vehicles
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Project Manager (Full Time) – Construction

Employee Status

Full Time

Description Summary

The project manager is responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards. The project manager responsibilities span a broad spectrum, covering all the areas of project management such as – Project Planning, Cost Management, Time Management, Quality Management, Contract Administration, and Safety Management.

Roles

  • Charting out the project objectives and plans, setting performance requirements, and selecting project participants.
  • Bringing about optimum utilization of resources- labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms.
  • Implementation of various operations through proper coordination.
  • Development of effective communications among the various participants.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the construction projects from start to finish.
  • Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
  • Coordinate with the contractors and vendors to ensure the build schedule is on task and goals are met.
  • Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project.
  • Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule.
  • Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises.
  • Communicate effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
  • Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the construction liaisons, architects, engineers, and sub-contractors.
  • Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with the construction team.
  • Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
  • Continuous inspection of construction sites.
  • Ensure project documents are complete.
  • Review the finish project prepared by the team before passing onto owner.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • A four-year Bachelor’s degree in construction management, business management, engineering, or architecture preferred. A Residential Builders’ License and / or a postgraduate degree in construction management are an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in construction projects.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Qualitative and Other Attributes Required

  • Ability to plan and organize a team effort.
  • Good customer service and goodwill building ability.
  • Capacity to motivate, lead and boost morale of the teams.
  • Effective time management and logical decision-making ability.
  • Capacity to handle pressure.
  • Strong focus on quality.

Habitat Oakland County provides a progressive work environment, a skilled and mission driven team, a highly regarded volunteer program and brand to ensure the success of a project manager.

This position description may change from time to time in support of the Habitat mission.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Scott Milliken at smilliken@habitatoakland.org