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Location:Pensacola, FL
Company:Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)
First posted:March 29, 2021

Construction Director

Construction Director

Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Construction will provide key leadership at Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, Inc. to ensure excellent operations in all aspects of our New Construction, Home Repair, and Acquisition Rehab services. Encompassing site development, new home construction, full home rehab, and exterior repairs, the qualified candidate for this position will lead all functions and be ultimately responsible for the attainment of annual production goals and budgets while delivering excellent, quality products in an efficient, safe, timely and professional manner.

The Construction Director requires strong leadership and creative problem solving, ability to flourish in a construction environment that chooses to work largely with an unskilled, volunteer force. This is a full-time, exempt position, including occasional evening and weekend work. Work week duration can be extended temporarily due to projects.


*40 Hours a week and able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate meetings and events as needed
* Site Development : Provide feedback to land acquisitions/development department in support of ongoing efforts to identify and secure developable land/properties (through donation or purchase) in support of the organization's production goals.
* New Home/Acquisition Rehab Construction : Must always ensure a safe and clean construction work site in order to produce a quality product in an efficient, safe, timely, and professional manner. This position is responsible for annually meeting established production goals within established budgets and timelines. This position is responsible for the overall construction safety program of the organization and its implementation to all applicable regulations.
* Staff Management : This position is responsible for providing strong staff management to ensure a capable and adequately trained team while implementing programs to ensure employee satisfaction and retention. This position is responsible for maintaining adequate levels of staffing and designing plans for growth while developing a team to support the organization's overall mission.
* Program Development : This position is expected to provide leadership in the development of the construction department to achieve annual goals. They will be responsible for making proposals to attain aggressive production levels as defined by the organization's strategic plan. In a growing and competitive market, they are responsible for leading the organization's adaptability to appropriate forms dictated by the market.
* Volunteer Management: This position is responsible for ensuring that construction staff are well trained in hosting volunteers as the frontline contact for the organization. They must be committed to the volunteer component of our construction activity as defined in our mission.
*Supervise a construction team member assigned as the NR Construction liaison for owner-occupied home repair projects
*Develop and follow an annual work plan
*Work with Family Services Director and Community Engagement to best integrate construction services throughout the homebuyer experience.

*Construction Experience a must
*Owner-Occupied Repair a must
*10 years of progressively responsible leadership in the homebuilding industry
*Active Florida General Contractor's License strongly preferred. Min. Building Contractor's License
*A strong leader with the ability to develop staff and volunteers through personal example and through the implementation of formal training programs and other processes.
*Experience managing large construction projects, department budgets, and a commitment to excellent stewardship of funds.
*Experience working with diverse constituencies.
*Experience in making public presentations and working closly with stakeholders.
*Excellent communication skills with a strong passion for the organization's mission.
*Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team with great energy and persistence.

*Bachelor's degree in related field
*At least five years supervisory skills
*Strong organization, planning, project management and implementation skills
*Ability to work respectfully, courteously and with a positive attitude when dealing with volunteers, staff, residents and community partners
*New Home construction knowledge along with the ability to evaluate home repair needs/costs


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this position requires the physical ability to sit, walk, and/or stand for prolonged periods of time. This individual must also have the use of all senses, to include, but not limited to sight, hearing, smell, and taste while possessing the ability to stand, stoop, bend, grasp, and/or hold to complete warehouse and construction site work.

While the Pensacola Habitat for Humanity's work environments are smoke-free and temperature controlled, some work may be in non-temperature-controlled conditions, often outdoors. This position requires persons who can safely lift at least 50lbs on a regular and frequent basis.

To apply, email your cover letter, salary requirement, and resume to [email protected] . No calls please. Pensacola Habitat for Humanity does not offer relocation assistance.



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About Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity , founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitat seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.

Habitat for Humanity International 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.

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