Main Office and Restore Location:
101 Greyback Road Summerville, SC 29483
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(843) 851-1414

Careers Available

Construction Assistant

Reports To:  Construction Manager

Classification: Part-Time, 20 Hours Per Week

Time Commitment: Must have open availability Wednesday-Friday 7 am – 12 pm and be available to work additional hours throughout the year.

Duties and Tasks

  • Assure that the construction team and volunteers have the necessary
    materials, equipment, and tools for construction and that they are well
    maintained.
  • Provide end-of-the day- report to Construction Manager.
  • Inventory and check the quantity and quality of materials delivered to
    the site.
  • Clean, organize, and properly store and secure equipment, materials,
    and tools for construction at the end of the day.
  • Monitor day-to-day site safety and ensure that the requirements of
    Occupational Safety and Health Act are enforced,
  • Maintaining equipment, materials, and tools on site to ensure
    accessibility and provision for the construction team and volunteers.
  • Monitoring and maintaining site safety, garbage collection, recycling,
    materials, tools, equipment, and proper storage on site.
  • Ensuring that safety guidelines, policies, and practices and OSHA safety standards are followed on site.
  • Maintaining a clean, organized, and safe site at all times.
    Attending team meetings and training sessions.
  • Turning in paperwork and timesheets in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Construction Manager and/or President and CEO.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Clear SLED, FBI, and Sexual Offender Registry Checks.
  • Valid and current SC Driver’s License.
  • Knowledge of, and skilled in using, construction machinery, materials,
    equipment, and tools.
  • Attention to detail and overall quality control.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, dealing well with a variety of abilities,
    backgrounds, cultures, people, personalities, and skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic math aptitude to calculate building measurements, quantities,
    etc.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Timely completes jobs and responsibilities.
  • Works well under pressure and in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and asks for help when needed.
  • Ethical with high standards of integrity and accountability.
  • Initiative represented by a “sense of urgency,” energy, enthusiasm, attention to detail, and follow-up.
  • Projects a professional image in speech and demeanor in interactions
    with others in multiple scenarios.
  • Works effectively with little to no supervision.

Requirements: 

  • Experience: 1-3 years construction experience.
  • Physical:
    • Ability to spend the majority of the day standing and/or
      moving.
    • Ability 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 is mostly outdoors with frequent exposure to outdoor
      weather conditions.
    • Ability to safely move, reach, lift, and position at
      least 30 pounds on a frequent basis.
    • Ability to stand for at least 4 hours
      or more.

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 a Dorchester Habitat for Humanity application 
to Marcus Thorton, Executive Assistant, Dorchester Habitat for Humanity, Inc., 101 Greyback Road, PO Box 1685, Summerville SC 29483 (29484). Fax 843-851-2393 or email assistant@dorchesterhabitat.org.

ReStore Floor and Warehouse Assistant

Reports To:  ReStore Managers and President and CEO   

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

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

Duties and Tasks

  • Assist customers and donors with loading and unloading donations, merchandise and purchases in a safe and effective manner.
  • Responsible for moving and placing of donations, merchandise and purchases. This includes, but is not limited to, the operation and use of forklift and related equipment.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with customers, donors, team members and volunteers regarding the loading, off-loading and handling requirements of donations, merchandise and purchases.
  • Adhere to safety standards.
  • Assist in screening merchandise offered for donation for compliance with acceptance standards.
  • Distribution of donation receipts, information and/or marketing materials.
  • Respond to customer and donor inquiries. Provide outstanding service to customers and donors.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly ReStore. This includes, but is not limited to, the sales floor, loading and unloading areas, entrances, exits, public restroom facilities and all work areas.
  • Within the scope of Dorchester Habitat for Humanity’s Mission and operating policies, understand and respect the needs of customers, donors, volunteers and team 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 customers, donors, volunteers, team members and the public.
  • Other duties as assigned by the ReStore Managers and/or President and CEO.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Clear SLED and FBI check.
  • Good and effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal abilities and skills.
  • Able to safely lift (and position) at least fifty (50) pounds.
  • Able to stand, squat, bend and climb in and out of a truck on a frequent basis.
  • Knowledge of furniture moving techniques is preferred.
  • Good familiarity with building materials.
  • Able to operate warehouse material handling equipment, including, but not limited to, a forklift, hand truck and dolly.
  • Able to complete jobs and tasks on time.
  • Works well with minimal supervision and under pressure.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Good customer service skills, friendly and outgoing personality.
  • Eighteen (18) years or older.
  • Ability to read and interpret a variety of documents and instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram, and/or schedule form, such as safety rules, operating and/or maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Job Context

  • Regularly 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.

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.

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