Employment Opportunities

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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East.

There are no employment positions open at this time. However, we encourage those interested to check this page frequently for future openings. In the meantime, if you’d like to get involved, we encourage you to look at our volunteer opportunities.

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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.

Land Acquisition Project Manager

Department: Housing Development

Reports to: President and CEO

Status: Full-time/Exempt

Compensation: Competitive salary is commensurate with experience and includes full benefits package: medical, dental, vision and alternative care coverage; vacation and sick leave; holidays; flexible spending accounts; and retirement plan.

Summary:  Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement and top private home builder in the country.  By providing affordable housing, home repairs, skilled construction training, financial education, and volunteer opportunities the organization has transformed millions of lives, helped stabilize communities and fostered economic vitality in the region. Habitat welcomes people from all walks of life to partner in serving families in need and creating a better community for everyone who lives here.

Position Overview: We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team of committed professionals to help take a successful 36-year-old organization to new heights.  The Land Acquisition Project Manager is responsible for maintaining Habitat’s property/land inventory and to handle all associated land development functions to include the identification and acquisition of property to support strategic homebuilding goals. The position is also responsible taking all properties through land use, design and permitting. The position will work closely with members of the Homeownership Services and Construction departments as well as agency leadership to maintain Habitat’s property/land inventory.

Site Acquisition/Due Diligence/Negotiation            

  • Research, locate, and evaluate acquisition opportunities, including homes for our rehab programs
  • Proactive outreach to land owners including mailers and meetings to identify land acquisition opportunities
  • Perform due diligence, including contracting with consultants and engineers. Prepare due diligence reports and pro formas for proposed projects.
  • Negotiate land and home purchase agreements and related vendor contracts in coordination with the CEO.
  • Managing the disposition of properties
  • Oversee investigation, application, and securing public and private financing for land acquisition

 

Design, Planning and Permitting

  • Coordinate selection and manage performance of architects, consultants, engineers, and other project specialists.
  • Coordinate representation before public agencies and community organizations, including developing and maintaining strong relationships with government representatives and making presentations in front of government entities
  • Manage preparation and processing of all necessary entitlement applications and other required approvals in coordination with project team
  • Oversee management of design process (e.g. hiring consultants, working with design staff, ensuring issuance of building permits)
  • Maintain procedures for design criteria and green building program implementation
  • Coordination of property tax abatement and SDC waiver application process

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years experience in the construction/real estate development, real estate finance, or planning. At least 3 years experience in land acquisition and development and permitting.
  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Real Estate, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning or Business Administration, or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience in using electronic resources to obtain real estate/ownership information
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective with diverse audiences
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Excel at multi-tasking with various projects and deadlines; attention to detail a must
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Commitment to affordable housing development and the mission of Habitat.

 

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

 

To apply, submit the above information to: ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org with “Land” in the subject line by February 24.

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 and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

For further information about Habitat visit our website at:  http://habitatportlandmetro.org

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!