OrganizationHabitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJanuary 31, 2023
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$42,000+
Phone(434) 293-9066


Habitat for Humanity is currently seeking a full-time Construction Supervisor.

As Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville increases its production from 20 to 40 homes a year, we are presented with several new job openings in our Construction Department. We hope to hire 2-3 people for this role.

The Construction Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to oversee the construction of assigned homes. He/She will perform and manage others in the performance of tasks directly related to building Habitat houses, while adhering to high standards of quality, safety, and team participation. The Construction Supervisor will work primarily “on-site” directly managing all aspects home construction.

Job Duties

Scope of Responsibilities

 Staff and Customer Management

  • Directly supervise the full-time Store Customer Service Associate and up to three full-time or part-time Retail Associates
  • Complete store operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees
  • Maintain store staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Promote optimal staff performance by coaching, mentoring and counseling employees
  • Identify current and future customer requirements by establishing rapport with potential and actual customers to understand service requirements
  • Oversee customer service training for staff
  • Ensure a positive experience for volunteers in partnership with the Store Volunteer Coordinator

 Retail Operations

  • Oversee evaluation, pricing and displaying of new and donated merchandise
  • Formulate pricing policies by reviewing merchandising activities, determining additional needed sales promotion, and authorizing clearance sales
  • Oversee store supplies to ensure adequate levels are on-hand
  • Display merchandise by studying advertising, sales promotion, and display plans
  • Evaluate and adapt store systems including checklists, store layout, guidelines etc.
  • Evaluate sales per square foot bi-yearly and adapt store layout as necessary
  • Oversee purchased product inventory, ordering, and product evaluation
  • Ensure interior and exterior of store is clean and well organized
  • Protect employees and customers by providing a safe and clean store environment
  • Maintain the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements
  • Other items as delegated by the Store Operations Manager

Skills Required

Pre-requisite Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in retail management and/or non-profit management
  • Strong knowledge of sales and marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and direct staff
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, plan, organize, and implement multiple projects and meet deadlines with high quality work
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Command knowledge of Google Workspace
  • High level of strategic thinking
  • Flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others and The Habitat Store’s environmental initiative
  • Ability to lift 75-100 lbs consistently and be on feet for long periods of time, sometimes in extreme temperatures