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  • Construction Site Supervisor (see details below)

  • ReStore Assistant Manager (see details below)

  • ReStore Warehouse & Donation Driver (see details below)

 

Construction Site Supervisor

To Apply, please review the job description below, then email a cover letter and your complete resume to Tracy Moresi at tmoresi@solanonapahabitat.org or call the office at (707) 422-1948 with any questions.

The Construction Site Supervisor is responsible for organizing, coordinating and overseeing construction projects for the Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity (SNHfH) affiliate.   This position reports to and works under the supervision of the affiliate’s Construction Manager. The Construction Site Supervisor must have a commitment to the SNHFH mission to assist low income households by building quality, affordable housing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Site Coordination

  • Oversees and directs work of volunteers and trades people at job site.
  • Follows provided work schedule and project time line for project completion.
  • Follows direction provided by construction manager to perform each day’s job tasks and organizes them into assignments for volunteers.
  • Ensures materials and tools needed to complete day’s work are at job site.
  • Sets up and maintains a safe, organized work site and a secure area for tools.
  • Prepares and presents Safety Orientation and makes sure site meets OSHA standards.
  • Ensures OSHA-approved First Aid kits are on site.
  • Gives clear direction and sets a consistent standard of acceptable craftsmanship.
  • Checks volunteers’ work and provides feedback so jobs are done correctly.
  • Secures job site at the end of each work day to make sure tools are put away and job site is cleaned up and safe.
  • Works with Construction Manager to make sure needed tools are available as necessary.

Administrative

  • Records and maintains work log of entire project to its completion.
  • Reviews plans with Construction Manager as needed.
  • Maintains close working relationships with City and County Building officials, utility providers such as P.G & E, cable companies, sub-contractors and vendors.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of:

  • Local building codes
  • Construction tools
  • Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Microsoft Office applications including MS Word and Excel
  • Basic math, filing and record keeping procedures

Ability to:

  • Effectively supervise volunteers, keeping in mind they are the life blood of our organization
  • Work with a variety of people with differing skill levels and backgrounds
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Perform a variety of construction tasks
  • Proficiently operate standard construction equipment
  • Communicate effectively with the public as well as staff, Board members and volunteers
  • Work efficiently with frequent interruptions
  • Organize work effectively and set appropriate priorities for completing tasks
  • Maintain records
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED required. Certification in a trade such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical or similar field required. Associate’s degree in a construction-related field of study would be good. Three years of construction or related experience required.

 

ReStore Assistant Manager

To Apply, please review the job description below, then email a cover letter and your complete resume to Mike Glancy at mglancy@solanonapahabitat.org or call the store at (707) 863-0692 with any questions.

Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity builds decent, affordable housing and repairs homes in Solano and Napa Counties. Our ReStore sells to the public new and gently-used home improvement, appliances, tools and furniture. The profits from the store support homes we build for deserving, local families.

The ReStore Team
We have paid employees but rely mostly on weekly volunteers. This model results in “never the same challenges” experience that we tackle as a team.

The Ideal Candidate
You are an enthusiastic, self-starter who can motivate and educate volunteers on a daily-basis. You have a positive attitude and can receive and distribute “constructive” criticism.

You have these minimum characteristics:

  • You have integrity
  • You are reliable
  • You solve problems with creativity not just work load
  • You enjoy team work
  • Your positive attitude is always on display
  • Your energy level with customers and co-workers is above average

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Store Manager and Warehouse Manager to ensure smooth pickup of donations on-time and as promised.
  • Partner with Store Manager and Warehouse Manager to ensure quick and effective processing of donated items from receipt to the sales floor.
  • Role model superior customer service and satisfaction. Investigate and resolve problems involving customer complaints.
  • Educates and enforces ReStore operating procedures, policies and mission messaging, including but not limited to safety, security, cash handling, employee purchasing policies and procedures
  • Identify daily tasks and special projects.
  • Hire, train, manage and motivate employees/volunteers to achieve financial targets and daily tasks. Develop and enforce measurable performance targets.
  • Manage pricing, promotions, sales floor-layout, visual merchandising and inventory for turnover.
  • Attend ReStore training and retraining sessions and report back with best practices.
  • Participate in monthly steering meetings and provide support and ideas to increase performance of operations and marketing.
  • Provide backup to assist cashiers, truck driving, donation pickups and sales floor service as needed (sometimes we get short-handed and you need to be able to do every possible position as needed).
  • Develop skills and experience consistent with promotion to Store Manager.

Financial Management

  • Monitor and partner with Store Manager to manage daily and weekly cash register reconciliation. Develop awareness of financial management procedures necessary for reporting to book keeper.

General Administration

  • Share opening and closing of ReStore with Store Manager.
  • Manage daily follow-up with interested donors and schedule truck appointments for pick up.
  • Provide reports as needed.

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of management experience in retail or hospitality; retail store management experience a plus
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, positive, enthusiastic and open-minded individual who enjoys working with people.
  • Enjoy customer service.
  • Reliable and able to work a flexible retail schedule including weekends.
  • Microsoft office suite Word, Outlook and Excel.

Work Environment/Physical Challenges:

  • You will be working in a retail environment requiring standing and occasional lifting. You will also be working in a warehouse environment requiring lifting. Both environments will be noisy and possibly dirty at times.
  • Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina, and the ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds, go up and down stairs, and endure the full work day on your feet.

Compensation

Qualified applicants will be provided with details on the offered compensation and benefits for this position.

 

Warehouse & Donation Driver

Hours: 40 hours per week, Tuesday – Saturday     Reports to: ReStore Manager

To apply please call Mike Glancy, ReStore Manager at (707) 863-0692.

THE ORGANIZATION

Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity, Inc. (SNHFH) is one of 1,600 nationwide affiliates of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI). It is an IRS-designated 501c (3) California non-profit corporation which serves both Napa and Solano Counties of the Bay Area in northern California.

Position description

The Warehouse & Donation Driver is accountable for achieving the mission of the ReStore, which is to provide a long-term, stable funding source for our Habitat for Humanity affiliate, as well as reducing solid waste disposal and offering a resource for community members to purchase inexpensive merchandise.

Responsibilities

Warehouse & Donation Driver management, administration and oversight

  • Along with the ReStore Manager, oversees the protection and maintenance of the ReStore’s assets
  • Attends committee meetings as requested
  • Reads and understands Operation, Procedure and Policy manuals. Offers suggestions for improvements
  • Implements policies & procedures established for the effective, efficient and safe operation of the ReStore
  • Assists manager with training of warehouse staff
  • Interacts with customers, answers questions, and assists with sales
  • Participates or leads shift safety and task meetings
  • Keeps ReStore box truck clean
  • Inspects box truck daily for safe operations
  • Drives box truck in a professional manor.

Inventory and merchandising

  • Ensures that contributors receive receipts for their contributions
  • Ensures materials are picked up from donors on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Ensures inventory is cleaned and priced before it is displayed for sale
  • Ensures inventory is displayed in a logical, organized and safe manner that encourages customers to make purchases
  • Maintains organization and cleanliness of processing area
  • Completes projects as assigned by Manager

Donations and Driving

  • Picks up donations on a scheduled basis
  • Ensures donations fit within the ReStore guidelines of acceptable donations
  • Assists Manager by generating donation leads
  • Ensures box truck and equipment is kept clean and maintained

Working conditions.

The employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time on different floor surfaces. Must be able to lift and move 50 pounds.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills working with volunteers and staff
  • Ability to drive a box truck
  • Ability to operate a fork lift
  • Ability to showcase and display goods and materials to achieve maximum sales
  • Ability to train volunteers and staff on the job duties in the ReStore
  • Ability to create a team environment and work effectively as a team member

Education and Training

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 3 years of related experience required. A valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance is required. A clean driving record is required. Need to be a certified fork lift operator or have the ability to become certified.

 

Solano Napa Habitat for Humanity (SNHFH) is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of SNHFH to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees and equal housing opportunity for all homeowner applicants.

Solano Napa Habitat for Humanity does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, familial status, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, AIDS, AIDS-Related Condition (ARC), mental disability or any other arbitrary basis.

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