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Construction Site Supervisor

Habitat for Humanity of Durham is seeking a Construction Site Supervisor to lead on-site construction staff, direct the activities of skilled and unskilled volunteers, and schedule/oversee the work of paid sub-contractors. The Construction Supervisor (CS) reports directly to the Director of Construction and is responsible for managing the construction and/or rehabilitation of safe, decent, affordable housing in accordance with applicable building codes and to the technical and quality requirements of HFHD.

The Construction Site Supervisor is the most visible and consistent point of contact for home-buyers, sponsors, volunteers and community members.  As such, they should understand and embrace Durham Habitat programs and principles.  Site Supervisors should be passionate advocates for Habitat and enjoy sharing their knowledge while on the job-site and when in contact with people outside the organization.  The Site Supervisor is responsible for maintaining a professional and enthusiastic attitude on the job-site.

With support from the Construction Director and construction staff, the Construction Supervisor (CS) will ensure an excellent volunteer experience for their volunteers and that their assigned projects progress and are completed on schedule and on budget.  Consistent communication and teamwork will be critical to ensure this happens.  The successful Site Supervisor will have strong attention to detail and will understand detailed techniques and principles of house construction from start to finish.

The CS is responsible for opening and closing the job-site each day, for making sure the site is ready and accessible for inspectors and sub-contractors, is safe during business hours, and secured during off hours.  Additionally, the CS is responsible for ensuring that all work on assigned projects is done in accordance with approved plans, building codes, and sound building practices. The position will be located on construction sites throughout Durham with a typical weekly work schedule of Tuesday – Saturday, and occasionally Sundays.  This is a full-time exempt position with a minimum of 40 hours per week/ 8 hour days on site.  Workweek duration can vary based on projects and goals.

More details and full job description here.  For more information, please contact Nicole Tyra, Director of Construction,, 919-682-0516, x108.

AmeriCorps Positions 2018 - 2019

It's that time of year again! Habitat for Humanity is now recruiting for 5 AmeriCorps members for the 2018 - 2019 service year. We will have positions in new construction and a repairs position.

Check out the job descriptions below. If you are interested please sign up to volunteer on this website and send your resume to

Habitat for Humanity of Durham is an equal opportunity employer.


Habitat Success Stories

Alicia partnered with the Catholic Coalition to build a Habitat home in Southwest Central Durham. Alicia enjoyed putting more than 250 hours of sweat equity into her home, saying "I know every beam in my house."