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Site Maintenance and Prep Coordinator

Position Title: Warehouse and Procurement Supervisor

Employment Status: Full-time, non-exempt

Reports To: Construction Manager

Position Description: The Site Maintenance and Prep Coordinator (SMPC) is responsible for property maintenance, construction prep and warranty work for Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity. The SMPC will work with the construction manager and other construction, neighborhood services and ReStore staff members to ensure all Iowa Heartland Habitat property is tracked, well-maintained, and cared for. The SMPC will work with the construction manager to prepare all job sites for new construction or renovation. Lastly, the SMPC will be responsible for warranty calls as needed on closed Iowa Heartland Habitat projects.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure building mechanicals and systems are in good working order on all Iowa Heartland Habitat owned properties including the office, warehouse, ReStore, and project sites.
  • Keep accurate and timely maintenance records, property location maps, inspections and problems.
  • Landscaping, mowing and snow removal on all Iowa Heartland Habitat owned properties.
  • Assess warranty issues, concerns and repairs and respond in a timely manner.
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date warranty database, including generating weekly reports submitted to the construction manager or neighborhood services manager detailing outstanding and completed warranty items.
  • Work with construction manager to prepare job sites for new construction or renovation, including site prep for pulling permits, digging foundations, restoring homes, etc.
  • Maintain exceptional relationships with staff, partner families, volunteers, inspectors, vendors, contractors, and all other key stakeholders.
  • Respond to security and safety issues as needed.
  • Assist construction and repair teams as requested during special events or peak building seasons.

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • Construction skills such as carpentry, painting, masonry, plumbing, roofing and welding.
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA safety rules and construction safety standards.
  • Exceptional driving record and experience safely operating heavy machinery.
  • Friendly, with ability to build respect with coworkers, partner families, volunteers, contractors, and subcontractors of all backgrounds, cultures, races, genders and ethnicities.
  • Dependable, hard-working, team-player with the ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity’s mission and principles.
  • High school diploma required. Experience in property maintenance and construction preferred.

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly throughout the shift.
  • Must be able to walk/stand for long periods.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, reach above head, climb, and use stairs.
  • Ability to adapt to extreme hot or cold working conditions.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary expectations to executive director, AliParrish, at aparrish@webuildhabitat.org. Materials submitted through career websites will not be considered.

Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. Iowa Heartland Habitat does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.

Warehouse and Procurement Supervisor

Position Title: Warehouse and Procurement Supervisor

Employment Status: Full-time, non-exempt

Reports To: Construction Manager and Neighborhood Services Manager

Position Description: The Warehouse and Procurement Supervisor (WPS) is responsible for the overall daily operation of the IowaHeartland Habitat for Humanity warehouse. The WPS will oversee all materials procurement (including in-kind donations for construction and ReStore), inventory management, purchasing, and warehousing – with a focus on cost-efficiency, organization, and space utilization. The WPS will work with the construction manager, neighborhood services manager, construction supervisors, and repair supervisors to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of materials, supplies and tools needed to the Iowa Heartland Habitat sites. The WPS will ensure the proper maintenance and storage of Iowa Heartland Habitat vehicles, machinery, tools and equipment.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning, organizing, and management of warehouse operations, including procurement, documentation, storage, and distribution of supplies, inventory, materials, tools and equipment.
  • Monitor, track and purchase materials for build and repair projects, utilizing gift-in-kind where possible, and ensuring efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Coordinate delivery of materials and necessary supplies to job sites to ensure smooth operations and workdays on-site.
  • Arrange for the transportation and warehousing of completed wall panels following off-site panel builds.
  • Responsible for timely maintenance and replacement as needed of vehicles, machinery, tools and equipment.
  • Creation and implementation of new inventory management system.
  • Work to implement cost reduction principles in all aspects of warehousing transactions and activities.
  • Observe health and safety regulations; maintain warehouse, yard and main office in a clean, safe, and orderly condition.
  • Assist construction and repair teams as requested during special events or peak building seasons.
  • Work with construction and ReStore managers and advancement director to procure in-kind donations to meet fundraising goals.

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • Knowledge of warehouse operations, procedures, equipment, inventory and terminology.
  • Exceptional computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • Knowledge of stock replenishment and monthly inventory tracking and reporting.
  • Experience working with in-kind donations preferred.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA safety rules and construction safety standards.
  • Exceptional driving record and experience safely operating heavy machinery.
  • Friendly, with ability to communicate and build respect with coworkers, volunteers, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • Dependable, hard-working, team-player with the ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity’s mission and principles.
  • Experience working for a construction company preferred.
  • Experience in a warehouse environment required, with supervisory or management responsibilities preferred.

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly throughout the shift.
  • Must be able to walk/stand for long periods.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, reach above head, climb, and use stairs.
  • Parts of facility are not climate controlled, and candidate must be able to adapt to hot or cold working conditions.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary expectations to executive director, AliParrish, at aparrish@webuildhabitat.org. Materials submitted through career websites will not be considered.

Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. Iowa Heartland Habitat does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.

Rural Outreach Coordinator

Position Title: Rural Outreach Coordinator

Employment Status: Part-time (20 hours), non-exempt

Reports To: Executive Director

Position Description: The Rural Outreach Coordinator will identify and mobilize key stakeholders, program participants and organizations in rural Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler and Buchanan Counties in Iowa to move the mission of IowaHeartland Habitat for Humanity forward in communities outside the Waterloo/Cedar Falls metropolitan area.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of plans, activities and materials to engage groups and individuals in working with Iowa Heartland Habitat in our rural communities. 
  • Work with advancement director to identify and organize rural fundraising activities to obtain increased support from corporations, public and private funding organizations, faith communities, and individuals. 
  • Increase the engagement of rural donors and maximize the number of overall rural supporters. 
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of rural funding sources, requirements and timelines for homeownership and neighborhood services programs. 
  • Coordinate Iowa Heartland Habitat public relations, marketing and outreach efforts with the marketing and outreach manager to help promote Iowa Heartland Habitat throughout our rural service area with a focus on compelling story-telling and formal presentations. 
  • Coordinate with the program director to recruit and schedule rural volunteer teams. 
  • Promote homeownership and neighborhood services opportunities in rural communities to attract program participants. 
  • Assist with the processing of program applications and collecting required documentation. 
  • Assist with rural property acquisition as needed. 

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • Experience with planning, executing, and evaluating projects and meeting deadlines. 
  • Exceptional verbal, written, listening, computer and presentation skills. 
  • Friendly, genuine and outgoing personality with high integrity and attention to detail. 
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems independently and effectively. 
  • Database management experience; the ability to maintain accurate records and prepare timely and meaningful reports. 
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing and dynamic work environment. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with Iowa Heartland staff and partners. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with and among diverse populations and personalities. 
  • Somewhat flexible hours; occasional evening and weekend work may be required. 
  • Weekly daytime regional travel required. Must have reliable transportation. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of charitable giving preferred. 
  • Commitment to Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity’s mission and principles. 
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent work experience in nonprofit management fundraising, marketing, or public relations preferred.

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume directly to executive director Ali Parrish at aparrish@webuildhabitat.org. Materials submitted through career websites will not be considered.

Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. Iowa Heartland Habitat does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.