Employment Opportunities

Whether you are looking for full-time or part-time employment — in the main office or one of our ReStore locations — Our Towns is a place for those who are hard-working and passionate about helping to build hope, revitalize communities and put an end to poverty housing. Please review our available positions below.

Construction Site Supervisor

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is a non-profit, 501-C3 ecumenical organization that brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat homes are sold through zero interest, no profit mortgages. Our Towns Habitat for Humanity serves families in Mooresville, Cornelius, Huntersville, Davidson, and throughout Iredell County.

Summary:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Construction Site Supervisor.  In this role you will perform and manage others in the completion of daily tasks directly related to building high-performance, durable and healthy Habitat homes. Candidate must have the ability to uphold Habitat’s standard of quality, safety, team participation and partnership with homeowners.  Candidate must possess high attention to detail and organizational skills.

Essential General Functions:

  • Comfortable working as a leader in an ecumenical Christian non-profit organization.
  • Plan and prepare for each work day to ensure that all resources, personnel and equipment are available.
  • Execute all aspects of building a Habitat house from lot clearing to final inspection.
  • Assist Construction Manager and fellow site supervisors with estimates, internal takeoffs, pricing.
  • Schedule, monitor and communicate with subcontractors and inspectors to ensure that tasks are completed as required according to the established standards of quality as directed by Construction Manager.
  • Utilize Habitat’s administrative tools for job management, e. g. the construction manual, policies, job book, blue prints and software programs specific to construction.
  • Willingness and ability to work well with all types of people.
  • Supervise, assign tasks and work with volunteers and homeowners, provide training and/or instruction and encouragement to strengthen partnership with homeowners.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment, organization of trailers, vehicles and all other areas as assigned.
  • Assist with additional task and special projects as directed by the Construction Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in new home construction, remodeling and repairs within last (5) years.
  • High School Diploma or a GED
  • General Contractors License and Lead Renovator Certification a plus.
  • Experience with ENERGY STAR or similar certification programs is preferred.
  • Experience reading blue prints.
  • Experience directing and managing volunteers.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must pass Criminal Background Check, Sexual Offender Check, pre employment drug screen and motor vehicle check.

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, Tuesday-Saturday schedule.

Salary/benefits: Salary negotiable; vacation, holidays, health care benefits as per established OTH policy.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume with salary history. Please no phone calls or agencies.

Our Town’s Habitat for Humanity 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.

Deconstruct/Salvage Assistant

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is a non-profit, 501-C3 ecumenical organization that brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat homes are sold through zero interest, no profit mortgages. Our Towns Habitat for Humanity serves families in Mooresville, Cornelius, Huntersville, Davidson, and throughout Iredell County.

Summary:

The Our Towns Habitat for Humanity Deconstruct/Salvage Assistant is responsible for supporting the program that carefully removes kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, windows, doors and any other valuable items from a house before a remodel or tear down.  These items are then sold at the ReStores.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Removes all deconstruction items safely and ensures donated items get to the ReStores in sellable condition.
  • Removes appliances, cabinets, granite, bathroom fixtures, ceiling fans, flooring, etc as needed.
  • Creates and maintains a safe working environment throughout the deconstruction process.

Experience:

  • Work in the construction industry for 2-3 years is required; knowledge of carefully removing cabinets from walls preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, squat, bend, grasp, and climb in and out of a truck multiple times throughout an 8 hour workday.
  • Ability to reach arms out, maneuver wrists, stretch body
  • Ability to work outdoors in all climates
  • Ability to work above head level

Requirements:

Must be customer-service oriented, a self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision;  must also be able to work well with team members and volunteers. Must be trustworthy and represent Our Towns Habitat for Humanity in a professional manner at all times.

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume. Please no phone calls or agencies.

Our Town’s Habitat for Humanity 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.

Homeowner Support Specialist

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is a non-profit, 501-C3 ecumenical organization that brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat homes are sold through zero interest, no profit mortgages. Our Towns Habitat for Humanity serves families in Mooresville, Cornelius, Huntersville, Davidson, and throughout Iredell County.

Summary:

We are currently seeking a passionate individual to fill our Full Time Homeowner Support Specialist Role. This position will be responsible for processing repair applications, guide and support applicants through the repair program process, support neighborhood coalitions and community groups with housing solutions, out-reach and recruit homeowners in need of repairs, partner with other agencies to refer applicants with needs other than housing, complete final pre-closing check-list, RESPA compliance activities, prepare for home dedications.

Repair Program Support Activities:

  • Attend established community coalition or group meetings to educate groups on repair housing solutions and recruit residents needing repairs.
  • Attend Family Selection Repair meetings
  • Complete Lending ABA online training required by HFHI for Repair Program
  • Intake and process repair applications according to policies and ECOA & RESPA Laws
  • Track inquiries, applications, homeowner data, paperwork, and correspondence for repairs
  • Verify Income, Analyze Debt to Income, Proof of Residency and all required documents to apply for repairs
  • Work with clients to schedule contract signing and partnership agreement
  • Attend Neighborhood Coalition meetings and support community groups as needed
  • Implement Home Maintenance Education Program for Repair families
  • Implement pre & post-project repair homeowner surveys
  • Work closely with Repair Program Supervisor & Development to coordinate Repair program activities and grant compliance
  • Participate in festival or community fairs within the target market area of our four towns.
  • Work in Statesville Office at least once a week to providing support to Statesville families
  • Provide information sessions Quarterly for Potential Repairs

Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) & Closing Duties:

  • Set up the pre-closing meetings with homeowners.
  • Review closing documents to ensure grant requirements and deed restrictions are included as applicable. Send final documents to Director of Homeowner Services for final review and Approval
  • Obtain signatures and process all paperwork for dissemination to internal and external partners post-closing (AmeriNational, Insurance Company, all others)
  • Work with appropriate staff to ensure partner families are on track to meet closing deadlines
    • Ensure payments of down payment, dishwasher, sweat equity completion, paid collections, follow up on delivery timelines as necessary
  • Order home appraisal and send to appropriate staff for review

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency Relationship:

  • Maintain the relationship by checking website for updates and communicating with NCHFA staff.Attend Annual Training
  • Complete workbooks and collect additional documents as requested by NCHFA.
  • Ensure application process adheres to NCHFA guidelines.
  • Communicate with Controller regarding NCHFA new loans, payoffs and initial loan payments.
  • Review and complete annual SELF-HELP Loan Pool Agreement.
  • Work with appropriate staff to ensure partner families are on track to meet NCHFA deadlines and System Vision requirements

New Homeowner Support Activities:

  • Schedule and work with staff and homebuyer to plan home dedications
  • Create an Implement Mortgage Burning Recognition or Celebration
  • Facilitate the Annual Resource Fair in partnership with local agencies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years’ related experience is preferred.
  • Experience working in the non-profit sector supporting low-income communities is preferred.
  • Experience in housing development, construction, rehab or home repair or managing warranty service is preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills to include written, verbal and public speaking.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective interpersonal skills working with a variety of people and personalities, including diverse races, cultures and economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently to gather necessary resources to problem-solve unique situations.
  • Ability to multi-task to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products.

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday schedule; limited evening and weekend work.

Salary/benefits: Salary negotiable; vacation, holidays, health care benefits as per established OTH policy.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume with salary history. Please no phone calls or agencies.

Our Town’s Habitat for Humanity 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.