Available Positions

 
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. Currently available positions are listed below; click on the titles to see more information and to apply.
Assistant Site Supervisor

Position: Assistant Site Supervisor, Full-time, non-exempt

Schedule (days/times): Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM, occasional overtime

Reporting to the Manager of Construction Operations, this position is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of building activities on a daily basis at one of our construction sites.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. Projects may include new and rehab homes
  • Use volunteer management techniques to facilitate positive experiences for volunteers
  • Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring.
  • Attend safety trainings as required
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston’s mission of building simple, decent, affordable houses for purchase by low income families
  • Commitment to working with an organization that emphasizes diversity, equity and inclusion

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills

Required:

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Experience with Microsoft and Google Suite of products

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of – and willingness to promote – the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity
  • Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions

Construction Site Environment

Construction sites are active construction sites with uneven terrain. This position will work both indoors and outdoors during all types of weather. Construction tools will be provided.

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter with the subject line: Construction Site Supervisor to construction@habitatboston.org

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is committed to creating a diverse workplace environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or veteran status.

Construction Site Supervisor

Full-time, non-exempt

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for a full-time position of Construction Site Supervisor.

Schedule (days/times): Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM, occasional overtime

Compensation:  Competitive wage based on experience.  Paid vacation and holidays.  Employer-paid or contributed health, life and disability insurance.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston has an immediate opportunity for a mission-driven individual with broad construction experience to work on Habitat construction sites in the Greater Boston area.  Reporting to the Director of Construction, this position is responsible and accountable for planning and execution of all building activities, and training and management of skilled or unskilled volunteers on a daily basis at one of our construction sites.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute building activities for skilled and unskilled volunteers
  • Work with the Director of Construction to create and maintain the project schedule
  • Communicate with Director of Construction to plan volunteer days, order construction   materials and equipment, coordinate required building inspections, and schedule subcontractors
  • Manage subcontractors on site
  • Maintain safe and orderly job site and job site activities
  • Train and supervise site assistants, interns, and volunteers in residential construction tasks
  • Maintain quality control and safety of all construction practices
  • Document records of site activities, personnel, and expenses as required
  • Attend safety trainings as required
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston’s mission of building simple, decent, affordable houses for purchase by low income families
  • Commitment to working with an organization that emphasizes diversity, equity and inclusion

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills

Required:

  • Broad knowledge of residential construction from framing to finish work
  • Experience training inexperienced staff or volunteers in construction tasks
  • Three years on-site residential construction experience
  • Ability to read residential blueprints and build to design specifications
  • General knowledge of applicable building codes
  • Experience with Microsoft and Google Suite of products

Preferred:

  • Ability to simplify and teach construction methods
  • Ability to manage large groups of unskilled volunteers
  • Habitat for Humanity or other nonprofit experience
  • Previous volunteer management experience

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions

Construction Site Environment

Construction sites are active construction sites with uneven terrain. This position will work both indoors and outdoors during all types of weather. Construction tools will be provided.

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter with the subject line: Construction Site Supervisor to construction@habitatboston.org

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is committed to creating a diverse workplace environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or veteran status.

Carpenter

Position: Carpenter, Full-time, non-exempt

Schedule (days/times): Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM, occasional overtime

Reporting to the Manager of Construction Operations, this position is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of building activities on a daily basis at HFHGB construction sites. Additionally, as carpenter, this position directly and independently performs various building tasks with a level of experience as needed and to keep projects on schedule.

Primary Responsibilities

Carpenter:

· Perform general construction tasks independently

· Layout foundations, walls and mechanical systems as needed and per blueprints

· Assist with hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. Projects may include new and rehab homes

· Use volunteer management techniques to facilitate positive experiences for volunteers

· Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring.

· Attend safety trainings as required

· Commitment to Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston’s mission of building simple, decent, affordable houses for purchase by low income families

· Commitment to working with an organization that emphasizes diversity, equity and inclusion

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills

Required:

· Strong verbal communication skills

· Ability to work with a diverse group of people

· One year on-site residential construction experience

· Experience with Microsoft and Google Suite of products

Preferred:

· Knowledge of – and willingness to promote – the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity

· Ability to read residential blueprints and build to design specifications

· General knowledge of applicable building codes

· Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience

Physical requirements:

● Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain

● Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis

● Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories

● Ability to work in varying weather conditions

Construction Site Environment

Construction sites are active construction sites with uneven terrain. This position will work both indoors and outdoors during all types of weather. Construction tools will be provided.

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter with the subject line: Carpenter to construction@habitatboston.org

About Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple, low-cost homes in partnership with low-moderate income families who are in need of decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families create stability and equity for their future. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is committed to creating a diverse workplace environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace as defined by the EEOC.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. 

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is committed to creating a diverse workplace environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or veteran status.


Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple, low-cost homes in partnership with lower-income families who need decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families break the cycle of poverty. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston will continue to monitor and follow CDC guidelines for workplace health and safety guidelines.

Please check back periodically for updates.