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Home Repair Manager

Habitat for Humanity-Orange County
Job Description
Home Repair Manager

About Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County (HHOC) is a nonprofit organization that offers local, low-income families the opportunity to purchase affordable homes.   Since 1984, HHOC has built more than 300 homes and has funded more than 180 homes internationally.  Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, NC, is the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.

Position Overview
Under the supervision of the Vice President of Construction, the Home Repair Manager will advance Habitat’s mission and organizational goals by empowering HHOC homebuyers to maintain their property and protect their asset.

This is a full-time, exempt position. The work week is typically Tuesday through Saturday.

The responsibilities of the Home Repair Manager are, but are not limited to:
  • Work with Homeowner Support Specialist (HSP) to create a Home Maintenance and Repair (HMR) class schedule.
  • Teach or oversee HMR classes at a frequent enough basis for new homebuyers to do all required classes during the course of their sweat equity hours.
  • Teach and oversee post purchase HMR classes for existing homeowners.
  • Maintain Homeowner Manual with HSP and go through it with all new Homebuyers.
  • Conduct a walk-through of the house with the Homebuyer and Site Supervisor at time of closing to educate Homebuyer on workings of the house and generate a punch list of repairs.
  • Conduct a three month and one year walkthrough with new Homebuyers and oversee any warranty work required.
  • Act as the first point of contact for existing homeowners who reach out to HHOC regarding problems with their homes.  Determine if Habitat is responsible for repairs, and if so, oversee repairs.  Otherwise, advise homeowners how to proceed on their own.
  • Manage construction side of the Home Repair Loan Program; perform assessments, create scope of work and budgets, and oversee all work.
  • Maintain records within the database of repair history of all Habitat homes.
  • Manage construction side of the home recycle/rehabilitation program: perform assessments, create scope of work and budgets, and oversee work.
  • In conjunction with the Community Development Manager, create a Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative Program for Habitat Communities in Orange County and manage the program.
Expectations
  • Consistent passionate representation of the mission and purpose of HHOC.
  • Handle multiple tasks with a high degree of detail and accuracy.
  • Remain flexible and adjust priorities when appropriate.
  • Exercise mature judgment and make independent and effective decisions while working without close supervision.
  • Use discretion when dealing with matters of a sensitive or confidential nature.
  • Comfortable with dealing with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Comfortable working with subcontractors, volunteers, and homeowners.
  • Comfortable working in an office setting and on a construction site.
  • Physical ability to work outdoors, use tools, and lift 50 pounds
 
Qualifications
  • Considerable knowledge and experience in the construction/contracting business.
  • Associates Degree or equivalent education and/or experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in working productively and positively as a member of a team.
  • Experience with teaching or presenting preferred.
  • Bi-lingual a plus!
 
Compensation: Commensurate with experience and abilities and reflective of salary levels in other nonprofit organizations. HHOC offers a generous benefit package.
 
HHOC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
In one document, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@orangehabitat.org
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