Salvage Service 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 Service 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 16 ft 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. 

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