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Salvage Services Supervisor

Habitat for Humanity Portland Metro ReStore

 

Position: Salvage Services Supervisor

Reports To:  Salvage Service Manager

Hourly Rate:  $13-$14, depending on experience

Position Type:  Full Time / Hourly / Benefits.  Some evenings and weekends may be required.

Summary/Objective:

The Salvage Services Supervisor is responsible for the on-site deconstruction and gathering of salvageable materials for resale in local Habitat for Humanity ReStores.  This includes, monitoring, anticipating and prioritizing daily tasks on-site, ensuring a clean and safe environment, engaging and directing staff and volunteers and working to fulfill all aspects of day-to-day salvage operations as directed. The Salvage Services Supervisor is expected to perform all tasks safely, efficiently, and effectively, and to use polite and respectful communication with staff, volunteers and customers.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead on-site removal and recovery of saleable items from project sites
  • Organize and maintain on-site tools and safety equipment; alert manager of needs
  • Supervision and guidance of staff and volunteers
  • Safely operate 16ft box truck daily, including the safe loading and securing of materials
  • Maintain safe, fun and productive on-site environment for staff and volunteers
  • Communicate with ReStore staff on incoming product
  • Make sure project documentation and fees are collected, reported, and turned over to program manager

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Work as a team with staff and volunteers, following the lead and direction of senior staff
  • Site oversight, management and maintenance of tools
  • Manage time well, such as timely arrival for shift, reporting hours, taking appropriate breaks, and managing sites effectively
  • Use tools and equipment, such as a sawzalls, circular saws, generators and others in the removal of items
  • Follow safety requirements and training
  • Master communication tools, such as telephone, email and google drive
  • Adapt to a changing work environment; learn new operations and skills as program develops
  • Dress appropriately, have a neat appearance and wear ReStore logo
  • Support the ReStores and Development office staff on other duties as assigned including taking on leadership roles

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • One year construction or remodeling experience
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive large box trucks
  • Ability to work on-site unsupervised
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs regularly and to team lift heavier items through varied terrain(i.e. granite countertops, large solid wood cabinets, and large appliances)
  • Ability to work in varied environments (rain, wind, hot, cold etc…). 95% indoor and outdoor field work 5% or less office tasks

 

To apply:  submit resume and cover letter with 3 references and “Salvage Services Supervisor” in the subject line to:  ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org.  Open until filled.  Please apply early.

 

Note:  This job description is intended as a guideline only and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee.  Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied.  All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer. 

Donation Pickup Driver

Portland Metro ReStores

The Portland Metro ReStores are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team of committed professionals to help take our ReStore operation to its next exciting level. The Donation Pickup Driver is responsible for performing general driver duties as described below for the pickup of donations at private homes and businesses.  This is a part-time position at 28-30 hours per week.

Required skills, abilities and experience:

  • Safely and competently drive and maneuver large box trucks
  • Safely use equipment to maneuver large loads
  • Safely lift 50 pounds on an ongoing basis
  • Knowledge and ability to operate GPS, phone systems, computers and warehouse equipment
  • Excellent communication and team work skills

 

Preferred skills:

  • High school education or better
  • Prior experience driving large box trucks
  • Customer service experience

 

Employment is contingent on passing a background check and having a clean driving record for the last 3 years.

Pay rate: Starts at $12.50 per hour

Application must include:

-A cover letter

-A complete resume, including dates of employment

-Three references: two professional and one personal

 

To apply, submit the above information to: malia@pdxrestore.org by March 15th, 2017
Note:  This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee.  Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied.  All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer.

ReStore Sales Floor Supervisor - Portland Metro ReStores

Reports to:       ReStore Manager

Position Type:  Full time/ hourly/ benefits
The Portland Metro ReStores are looking for an energetic, motivated individual to join our Washington County ReStore team. The ReStore Sales Floor Supervisor is responsible for monitoring, anticipating and prioritizing daily maintenance of the ReStore Sales floor, break room and restrooms, as well as outdoor public areas. Includes planning and delegation of tasks, ensuring a clean and safe environment, engaging and directing staff and volunteers and working with management staff to fulfill all aspects of day-to-day retail operations as directed.

ReStore Supervisors are expected to perform all tasks safely, efficiently, and effectively, and to use polite and respectful communication with staff, volunteers and customers.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Work as a team with staff and volunteers, following the lead and direction of senior staff
  • Site oversight, management and maintenance
  • Supervision and guidance of staff and volunteers
  • Manage time well, such as timely arrival for shift, reporting hours, taking appropriate breaks, and managing donation flow urgency
  • Use tools and equipment, such as a forklift, pallet jacks and dollies to move donations
  • Follow safety requirements
  • Master communication tools, such as telephone, email and 2-way radio
  • Adapt to a changing work environment; learn new operations skills as program develops
  • Dress appropriately, have a neat appearance and wear ReStore logo and name tag

 

Other duties as assigned, including taking a leadership role as needed

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year customer service experience
  • Minimum 1 year staff management experience
  • Experience volunteering and/or managing volunteers

Work Environment/Physical Demands
This job operates in an open, warehouse retail environment. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift, move and/or load items over 50 pounds.

See full job description at http://www.pdxrestore.org/employment

Salary and benefits
This is a full time position starting at $14 per hour and includes full benefits package: medical, dental, vision and alternative care coverage; vacation and sick leave; holidays; flexible spending accounts; and retirement plan.

APPLICATION PACKETS MUST INCLUDE:
A complete resume, including dates of employment
A cover letter addressing how your personal and professional experiences have prepared you for this position
Three references: two professional and one personal

Open until filled

Note: This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer.

Anti-Discrimination Policy

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East expects all staff, board and volunteers to behave in a way that reinforces the mission and founding principles of the organization. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, therefore, does not discriminate against any employee, volunteer, partner family or applicant for a Habitat home on the basis of race, color, cultural heritage, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical condition, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal law. This policy extends to all personnel decisions, terms and conditions of employment, vendor contracts and provision of services. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East does not tolerate harassment for any reason. Respect for the dignity of others shall be the guiding principle for our relations with each other. Want to know more? Read our Frequently Asked Questions or see who qualifies for our program. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization. If you would like more information about our organization or programs, please contact us at 503-287-9529. Thank you for your interest!