Assistant Site Supervisor


Reports To:                       Construction Site Manager

FLSA Classification:         Hourly, Non-Exempt/Full Time/Benefit Eligible

Direct Reports:                None

JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Site Supervisor (with the opportunity to become a full super within 18-24 months) is responsible for supporting the organization’s home-building goals. The individual in this position leads future homebuyers and volunteers in performing in-house construction activities, including site preparation, rough framing, window and door installation, weatherproofing, siding, painting, flooring and cabinet installation, millwork installation, interior painting, and landscaping.

At Habitat for Humanity, we believe that everyone deserves a stable and affordable place to call home. Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. We are proud to be among the top affiliates in the nation with leading-edge program development, construction, innovation, and fundraising. We are invested in creating a place where everyone has the opportunity to build a better life.

We are intentional about building a healthy and thriving organizational culture and envision a community of staff, partners, volunteers, and donors who are deeply committed to equitable and anti-racist practices in every facet of our organization.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead Volunteers and Partner Homeowners.
  • Lead Habitat Crew Leads and crews of volunteers in building homes.
  • Ensure appropriate safety practices at all times.
  • Teach needed skills to new volunteers.
  • Conduct regular quality control inspections.
  • Assist in the training of Crew Leads and volunteers.
  • Understand elements that contribute to successful volunteers and help ensure that volunteers have a consistently positive, encouraging environment, motivating them to return.
  • Ensure that communication with volunteers and partner homeowners is respectful, accurate, and timely.
  • Assist in identifying volunteer jobs/needs not currently filled and satisfying needs with appropriate volunteers.


  • Perform all hands-on construction tasks as directed.
  • Repair/redo any construction task performed below acceptable standards by volunteers.
  • Assist in the site preparation and layout.
  • Assist/supervise job sites on each designated workday and work to ensure construction is accomplished in accordance with approved permits and plans.
  • Assist in training volunteers and partner homeowners about construction tasks and appropriate safety measures.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively work with, manage, and lead volunteers.
  • Excel at multi-tasking various projects and deadlines; attention to detail a must.
  • Excellent oral communication skills; effective with diverse audiences.
  • Commitment to affordable housing development and the mission of Habitat.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years experience in the construction/contracting business, especially as a carpenter or framer, preferred.
  • Valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation to our office. Construction vehicles and tools will be provided.
  • Must be a motivated self-starter



Tue-Sat, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, occasional events outside the normal workweek.



We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is demonstrated by our competitive compensation (commensurate with experience).  We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

Must satisfactorily pass all applicable examinations including, but not limited to, a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict tasks that may be assigned and is subject to change at any time.


To Apply:

Submit the following materials to

  • Cover letter addressing how your personal and professional experiences have prepared you for this position
  • Resume
  • Three professional references
  • Employment is contingent on passing a background check