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Home Repair Supervisor

Alabama Rural Ministry Opelika, Alabama, United States



1 year - 3 years




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Thu Oct 13, 2022
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Wed Sep 14, 2022

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Job Summary

Job Description

Primary Objectives
The Home Repair Supervisor position exists to:
● To show Christian love and care to families in need of home repair; serve as a disciple of Jesus
● Participate in the servant leadership development and construction skills of ARM’s home repair
volunteers; model and teach servant leadership principles
● Help families on fixed and low incomes receive repairs or housing options that lead to a
sustainable home, a home that is warm, safe, dry, and beautiful; serve as a compassionate
steward to low- income families
● Understand and have a working knowledge of the effects of poverty on housing
● Oversee a property manager who is the custodian of ARM’s properties including physical sites,
tools, building supply materials, vehicles, and other properties
Specific Responsibilities
Home Repair Oversight and Project Management (40% of me)
ARM’s home repair ministry serves with approximately 20-25 families in Lee, Macon, and Sumter
counties each year. The HRS, in conjunction with the Housing Counselor/Director, builds relationships
with these families and helps them through our home repair process, which can last up to 2 years. The
HRS oversees and monitors all aspects of the home repair management process. This includes initial
site and repair assessments, developing scopes of work (SOW), developing estimates,
purchasing/ordering materials, providing drawings of building projects, and overseeing the home
repair/construction process from start to completion, and coaching and training volunteer home repair
participants. The HRS maintains the project files in Procore and monitors the budget for all the projects.
Home Repair Project Management (Procore)- (30% of me)
ARM uses a web based/digital platform called Procore to track the home repair system. The HRS is
responsible for ensuring data is entered correctly and maintained in Procore. This includes uploading
initial site and repair assessments and pictures, scopes of work (SOW), estimates, purchasing/ordering
materials, drawings of building projects, and sub-contractor data to include licenses and insurance
documentation. The HRS monitors the project budget with the Housing Director and Administrator. All
construction/home repair receipts are loaded and maintained in Procore.
Training Volunteers and Summer Program
The HRS is integral in ensuring volunteers complete repairs to standard and with the highest of safety
procedures. ARM’s goal is to render a home warm, safe, dry, and beautiful. The HRS will utilize
inspection processes to ensure these standards are maintained. The HRS trains and coaches youth
volunteers. ARM’s seven- week summer ministry is the most robust and intense me of repair and can
encompass multiple locations in Alabama. The HRS oversees and mentors 3-9 summer interns serving
as construction coordinators hosting the volunteer mission teams. The HRS will teach basic project
management and approve SOWs, estimates and other aspects of project management.
Housing Products and Partnerships
ARM leverages housing programs and partnerships building capacity in the housing portion of its
ministry. The HRS, with the Housing Counselor/Director, will administer the requirements of such
programs as the Auburn Community Development Block Grant, the Housing Trust Fund, and the USDA
Rural Preservation products. ARM has a close partnership with the Auburn University Building Science
Department and participates with service-learning initiaves. This requires working with college
students and their schedules with mentorship in building and community service. The HRS will help
build and expand these partnerships.
Supervises a Property Manager/Construction Assistant
Has direct oversight and management of a part-me property manager and ARM’s physical assets.
Academic interns may also fill this role as property manager. ARM has two office sites and a guest
house, a small fleet of vehicles and trailers, and multiple tool storage sites. The property manager,
under the direction of the HRS, is responsible for the stewardship, maintenance and upkeep of ARM’s
physical sites, tools, building supply materials, vehicles, and other aspects of ARM’s properties. This
includes lawn and building maintenance, vehicle maintenance and keeping tools functional, organized,
and clean. Most of the tools and materials are stored in a warehouse in Tuskegee.
ARM Team Member
As part of a ministry team, the HRS coordinates with other team members to further the ministry of
ARM. This includes participating in daily standup huddles, weekly staff meetings, quarterly board
meetings, and various tactical teams and work groups. Professional development includes but is not
limited to reading books and publications and attending out of town conferences. Reports are provided
to Board members periodically and upon request. Team huddles, meetings, and events are undergirded
with prayer and use of biblical scripture as the basis of ministry principles.
Culture, Requirements, Skills, and Abilities
Culture and Values
ARM has culture and value statements that are critical for the success and chemistry of our team.
These statements are attached as addendums to this document or found in the Personnel Handbook.
All team members are expected to live into these culture and values statements.
● A personal commitment to and active faith in Jesus Christ as Lord
● 1 year of construction experience and thorough knowledge of residential building construction
processes, construction tools, and construction safety procedures
● Organize work and processes through a web based/digital project management system and
manage construction budgets; must be able to learn and effectively use Procore.
● Ability to drive up to 600 miles in a day for project management or special events
● Working from the ARM office in Opelika, AL. and weekly travel to Tuskegee
● Able to work with a team and group
● Maintain a personal growth plan developed with the Executive Director. The HRS will meet
periodically with the Executive Director for professional development
● Participate in daily huddles, weekly staff meetings and other organizational meetings
● Provide reports and assessments of construction project management
Skills and Abilities
● Excellent skills in patiently relating to and communicating with diverse people both in person,
electronically, and over the phone
● Excellent skills and attributes in working with youth and volunteers to coach and train in home
repair and safety
● An incredible attention to detail and the ability to understand complex processes
● Proficiency in using digital tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to create
professional, organized documents
● Proficiency in web- based tools such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome as well as Gmail,
Google Drive, and Google Calendar
● Ability to learn new web-based tools for project management, specifically Procore
● Organizational and project management skills
● Basic knowledge of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible and willing to learn more
Preferred, but not Required
● Any prior experience working with families and/or children living in low/fixed income
households, especially in a social work context
● Experience volunteering with community service organizations
● Licensed or partial licensed residential home builder or general contractor
● BS Degree in a construction related discipline
● More than 3 years of construction and project management experience
Physical Demands
The HRS should be able to li approximately 80lbs, climb a ladder, and walk on a roof. Extensive walking
may be required in the summer. Able to work in extreme temperatures such as 90 or above
temperatures in the summer and in cold temperatures in the winter. Applicants are asked to take a
pre-employment medical exam and DOT drug test as a condition of employment.
Work Environment
The HRS will perform several of their tasks at the ARM office, which is located at Pepperrell United
Methodist in Opelika, AL. Office hours are typically from 8a – 5p, Monday – Friday. Occasional visits to
families living throughout the Lee and Macon areas and organizational meetings will also be required.
ARM’s field office and main supply warehouse is in Tuskegee and drives to Tuskegee throughout the
week are typical. Summer staff recruiting travel and some travel to and from Livingston, AL
(approximately 180 miles west of Opelika) will also be required in order to facilitate home repair and
day camp ministry in Sumter County. Most travel expenses will be paid by ARM except for in and
around mileage (trips than 20 miles from the office). ARM provides work vehicles for travel.
These roles and responsibilities are intended to convey information essential to understanding the
scope of the position and the general nature and level of work performed by the HRS. This position
description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, dues,
responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position and there may be other dues as
assigned by ARM’s Executive Director.
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