We're hiring.
Join our team.

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity is looking
for several qualified individuals to join our team.

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Construction laborer

$35,000-$45,000 annually

Benefits offered: medical

Employment type: full-time

Summary: Construction laborer provides direct support to all of Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity's (GSHFH) building projects (new construction, rehabilitation projects, and repair projects.) Responsibilities include working with the Construction Manager to plan build days, lead and teach volunteer construction crews, assist in stocking and maintaining build sites, warehouse management, and maintenance of tools, equipment, and Habitat van. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Train and guide volunteers in all aspects of residential house construction, rehabilitation, curb-appeal, and repair work

  • Stock materials and tools for jobsites

  • Pick up material orders, deliver supplies, and attend a variety of Habitat events

  • Willingness to work in a variety of weather conditions

  • Understand the Affiliate safety plan and ensure all policies and procedures are implemented to maintain a safe volunteer environment

  • Approachable demeanor that welcomes and engages partner families along with daily volunteers

  • Attend ceremonies for construction projects including ground breakings, wall-raisings, and dedications

  • Must be willing to work Saturdays

  • Other duties as assigned
     

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of residential construction from framing to finish work

  • Driver’s license and clean driving record

  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs

  • Ability to safely use power tools, ladders, scaffolding, etc.

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Capable of working under tight deadlines within specific budgets

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, comfortable with a variety of people, personalities, ages, and backgrounds

  • Ability to use technology to support construction work such as MS Office Suite – Word/Excel/Outlook, and Google Docs.

  • A passion for the mission and vision of Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity.

  • Understand and respect the affiliate’s faith-based roots

If interested, send your cover letter and résumé to support@habitatspringfield.org. Please, no phone calls.