101 Greyback Road Summerville, SC 29483

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Job Title: Assistant Construction Supervisor

Reports To:           Construction Manager and President and CEO

Supervises:           Construction Site Volunteers

Classification:        Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week, Hourly, Non-Exempt Status 

Time Commitment: Must have open availability on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and be able to work forty (40) hours a week.

Responsibilities: Listed below are the key responsibilities. This list is not all inclusive, but is a general guideline regarding expected responsibilities of the position. The Assistant Construction Supervisor may be asked to perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Construction Manager and/or the President and CEO.

▪ Oversee the construction process on all Dorchester Habitat for Humanity projects.

▪ Supervise and lead on-site construction, including the construction volunteers and construction site crew leaders.

▪ Facilitate a positive team-oriented environment in which all staff members and volunteers are given the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

▪ Create an encouraging and positive work and volunteer atmosphere.

▪ Procure construction materials through the competitive bid process and assist in the development of donations of professional labor and in-kind materials.

▪ Create schedules and budgets for the entire scope of Dorchester Habitat for Humanity construction projects.

▪ Plan for future construction cycles.

Ensure that safety guidelines are implemented and followed on-site and that adequate training is provided to the construction team and volunteers.

▪ Work in conjunction with the Construction Manager, President and CEO and Board of Directors to implement and/or maintain operations, safety policies and/or personnel policies and procedures.

Construction Activities

▪ Assist in developing plans and specifications.

▪ Prepare materials list from plans and organize timely ordering and delivery of materials and supplies.

▪ Implement and utilize a process for bidding subcontractors and vendors.

▪ Seek out and implement gift-in-kind partners in the construction process while coordinating with the Resource Development Manager.

▪ Develop and maintain good working relationships with subcontractors, vendors and donors.

▪ Work with various government staff on the application and approval of permits, inspections and specifications as required.

▪ Maintain and ensure on time and on budget completion of homes.

▪ Ensure that all standards related to energy efficiency practices and other building programs in which the affiliate may be involved are being met.

▪ Responsible to provide volunteer leadership and adequate materials and tools to create excellent volunteer experiences on the construction sites.

▪ Monitor site recycling, material reuse and material storage activities.

▪ Maintain tools and equipment inventory. Coordinate tools and equipment on the construction sites.

▪ Oversee completion of punch-list items.

▪ Conduct walkthrough inspections with future homeowners upon completion of the home.

▪ Work with the Family Services Team and President and CEO in providing necessary warranty information and manuals to homeowners.

▪ Work with homeowners with call backs, warranty issues and/or maintenance advice.

Supervisory Role

▪ Coordinate with staff for optimal and efficient volunteer coverage.

▪ Ensure proper training and instructions on construction practices and safety are given to all volunteers.

▪ Enforce safety policies and practices and OSHA safety standards on the construction sites.

▪ Recruit, train and oversee a team of crew leaders to support the building efforts of Dorchester Habitat for Humanity.

▪ Supervise volunteers who have a variety skill levels. Explain and teach various skills with patience.


▪ Work closely with the Volunteer Coordinator, coordinate weekly and monthly schedules as well as long-term planning for volunteer needs.

▪ Attend Staff Meetings and training sessions.

▪ Turn in paperwork and timesheets in a timely manner.

▪ Maintain and work with Construction and Site Selection Teams.

Administrative Responsibilities

▪ Code and approve invoices and sales slips for purchased materials and all other construction-related expenses.

▪ Document in-kind donations and communicate these with the Resource Development Manager, President and CEO and the Bookkeeper.

▪ Ensure W-9, contractors’ licenses, certificates of insurance for general liability and workers compensation are on file prior to subcontractors starting project.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

▪ Skilled in detailed knowledge, experience, techniques and principles of residential construction, construction scheduling, procurement, budgeting and warranty programs.

▪ Experience with repairs and remodels a plus.

▪ Skilled in using construction machinery, equipment and specialized tools.

▪ Technical understanding of land and infrastructure design and ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications.

▪ Knowledge and understanding of local and state building codes.

▪ Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate and manage multiple and complex work activities and responsibilities.

▪ Attention to detail and overall quality control.

▪ Strong organizational and time management skills.

▪ Demonstrated administrative, communication, financial and leadership skills.

▪ Experience managing volunteer-run construction programs and/or work with Habitat for Humanity programs a plus.

▪ Demonstrated ability to train, direct, manage, lead and develop volunteers in a consistent, positive, affirmative and safety conscious manner

▪ Strong interpersonal skills, dealing well with a variety of abilities, backgrounds, cultures, people, personalities and skills.

▪ Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and public relations skills.

▪ Good mathematical aptitude to calculate building measurements, quantities, etc.

▪ Safety and first-aid training for emergencies on-site.

▪ Basic computer skills.

▪ Able to safely lift and position at least twenty-five+ (25+) pounds on a frequent basis.

▪ Clear SLED and FBI Check.

▪ High school degree or the equivalent.

▪ Punctual and reliable.

▪ Timely completion of jobs and responsibilities.

▪ Work well under pressure and in a fast-paced team environment.

▪ Demonstrated ability to use innovative and flexible approaches to resolve challenges, improve work processes and/or focus attention on desired objectives.

▪ Self-starter who takes independent actions and calculated risks, looks for and take advantage of opportunities and asks for help when needed.

▪ Dedication to and ability to articulate the Mission and core values of Dorchester Habitat for Humanity.


▪ Ethical leadership demonstrating consistent high standards of integrity and accountability.

▪ Excellent leadership skills, including volunteer training, coaching and developing.

▪ Team building through positive and effective communications and strong interpersonal skills.

▪ Initiative represented by “a sense of urgency”, energy, enthusiasm, attention to detail and follow-up.

▪ Adaptability. A quick, sound, and positive decision maker in rapidly changing conditions who anticipates, addresses and solves problems.

▪ Relationship builder for cooperative, mutually beneficial and long-term relationships.

▪ Personal presence, projecting a professional image in speech and demeanor in interactions with others in multiple venues and scenarios.

Job Context

▪ Regularly required to talk and/or hear.

▪ Ability to spend the majority of the day standing and/or moving.

▪ Frequently required to bend; stand; walk; climb; kneel; sit; use hands to finger, handle and/or feel; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; crouch; work at heights; lift; and crawl, often in awkward and/or tiring positions.

▪ Work environment is mostly in the outdoors with frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions.

▪ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

▪ Work effectively with no supervision.

Job Title: ReStore Vehicle Driver and Warehouse Assistant

Job Title:          ReStore Vehicle Driver and Warehouse Assistant

Reports To:      ReStore Manager and President and CEO

Classification: Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt Status

Time Commitment: Must have open availability Monday-Saturday and be able to work 40 hours a week.

Duties and Tasks

  • Responsible for the safe and effective pick-up and transport of donations.
  • Load, secure and unload donations and/or merchandise.
  • Adhere to driving, truck and warehouse safety standards, and communicate and train other staff members and volunteers in these practices.
  • Screen merchandise offered for donation for compliance with acceptance standards and effectively communicate exceptions.
  • Organize pick-ups by locations/areas for efficiency and punctuality.
  • Distribute donation receipts, information and/or marketing materials.
  • Assist in keeping ReStore vehicle(s) well maintained and clean, minor repairs as needed.
  • Ability to move inventory merchandise with forklift equipment.
  • Maintain loading areas in a clean, efficient and workable condition.
  • Assist in maintaining the organization and cleanliness of the ReStore.
  • Clean, sort, price and stock merchandise.
  • Assist in the preparation and display of merchandise.
  • Within the scope of Dorchester Habitat for Humanity’s Mission and operating policies, understand the needs of donors, customers, volunteers and staff members and respond to them in an efficient, courteous and respectful manner.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Dorchester Habitat for Humanity’s goals, mission, philosophy and policies and demonstrate this understanding in daily interactions.
  • Maintain effective and professional working relationships with staff, volunteers, customers, donors and the public.
  • Other duties as assigned by the ReStore Manager and President and CEO.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Familiarity with driving patterns in Dorchester County, South Carolina.
  • Valid South Carolina State Drivers License.
  • Good driving record. Must provide a complete DMV/MVR 10 year driving record.
  • Clear SLED and FBI Check.
  • Clean drug test.
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities and skills.
  • Exhibit reasonable mechanical aptitude about equipment and vehicles.
  • Able to safely lift (and position) at least fifty plus (50+) pounds, stand, squat, bend and climb in and out of a truck on a frequent basis.
  • Knowledge of furniture moving techniques.
  • Dependable, motivated and good problem-solving skills.
  • Gets the job done on time.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Excellent customer service skills, friendly and outgoing personality with the ability to relate well to a variety of people.
  • Twenty-one years or older.
  • Ability to solve practical problems.

Job Context

  • Frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Regularly required to talk and/or hear.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle and/or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; and crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job are close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly required to climb stairs.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply: Please submit an application to Edward Brockington; edward@dorchesterhabitat.org; 101 Greyback Road, Summerville, SC 29483; or PO Box 1685, Summerville, SC 29484.