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canstockphoto16901199Crew II Construction
Community-Based Enterprises
PROGRAM: SHIP

To complete assigned home repairs and modification under the direction of Construction Project Manager or Crew Chief, as part of a crew or independently demonstrating leadership ability.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  1. To perform quality basic carpentry, drywall, door / window replacement, cabinet replacement, ceramic tile work, minor plumbing repairs and painting in a timely manner under supervision or independently on your own. Ability to construct various environmental modifications such as wheelchair ramps, door widening and grab bars.
  2. To perform all administrative aspects of job assignments, including paperwork, planning purchasing materials, scheduling and to develop supervisory skills.
  3. To work independently or as a Crew Leader demonstrating initiative and sound judgment.
  4. To accurately complete paperwork, verify and submit in a timely manner.
  5. Complete daily vehicle inspections, cleaning, inventory and safe storage of parts and equipment, reporting any damaged tools to Supervisor immediately.
  6. Maintain vehicle and work site clean and safe work environment for staff and consumers.
  7. To use all hand and power tools in a safe, professional manner and to ensure they are properly maintained.
  8. To work with the elderly in a kind and understanding way.
  9. Responsible for the safe operation of agency vehicles and equipment.
10.  To attend all trainings as assigned.
11.  To perform other duties as applicable to this position.
12.  To consistently treat others with respect and dignity.  To maintain confidentiality and to abide by the organization's Code of Ethical Behavior.
13.  To support the organization's mission, vision and values.  To represent the organization in a positive light.  To support public relations activities.
14.  To work effectively as a team player to support organizational goals.
15.  To consistently demonstrate effective communication skills necessary to perform job responsibilities including listening, written, verbal and information skills.
16.  To demonstrate reliability and to follow through on assignments and commitments.
17.  To comply with the organization's safety policies and to promote a safe work environment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum 3 years experience in Carpentry and General home repairs. Demonstrated knowledge and ability of home repairs and has met the requirements of the Crew I position.  Must be a self-starter, team oriented and willing to learn new tasks.  Demonstrate a positive attitude, adaptability and  dependability. Must have the ability to work with a diverse group of staff, consumers and their family members.   Must pass a Level II background screen and drug screen prior to employment.  Must pass a Florida Department of Motor Vehicles driving record screen in order to drive company vehicles or any other vehicle to conduct company business. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and current automobile insurance (if personal automobile owned).  Must be able to lift heavy objects, push, pull, stoop, climb ladders, bend, talk, hear and see.  Able to work with exposure to the elements, chemicals and homes that may have multiple pets.

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  businessDirector of The Helen Gordon Davis Women's Business Centre

The Helen Gordon Davis Women’s Business Resource Centre (The Davis Centre) is devoted to empowering and equipping women entrepreneurs to bring about positive, sustainable change in their business pursuits. The mission of the Women’s Business Centre (WBC) will mirror the mission of the national WBC program—to help women-owned small businesses start, grow, and compete in global markets by providing quality training, counseling, and access to capital and other resources.

Reports to: Director of Success Strategies for Women’s Business Initiatives

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Davis Centre Director will manage day-to-day operations of the Centre and oversee its budget; develop marketing and outreach programs; provide one-on-one technical assistance counseling to start-up and existing small businesses; and be responsible for management and delivery of all Davis Centre training programs.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all program implementation aspects of the Women’s Business Centre.
  • Provide business counseling and group education toward the development of women-owned businesses.
  • Develop and implement marketing and outreach plans to ensure program goals are met.
  • Build alliances with the administration of Hillsborough Community College, the region’s other colleges and universities, and additional partners such as SCORE volunteers, local and state governments, SBA-approved lenders, and community organizations to promote entrepreneurship for women.
  • Develop and implement programs to address client needs and economic conditions.
  • Track and analyze activities and outcomes of programs.
  • Attend and speak at community meetings and events.
  • Spend significant time developing new clients, especially established women-led businesses.
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage program staff, instructors, consultants, volunteers, and interns.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

Meet personal performance objectives as agreed upon with the Program Officer, Business Development of U.S. Programs.

QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND

Education: Bachelor or higher degree, preferably in business administration or related field.

Experience: A minimum of five years of professional experience in small business management, economic development, micro-enterprise, and/or not-for-profit management, or a related field. Applicant must have experience in external affairs and community outreach, staff management, and financial management.

Skills/Knowledge: The successful candidate must have proven skills in marketing and client outreach and excellent organizational, writing, technology, and decision-making skills. Applicant must have highly effective interpersonal and communication skills, along with excellent customer service skills for working with various groups to include clients, staff, faculty, vendors, and others. Demonstrated proficiency in institution-supported software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), Business Plan Pro, and Marketing Plan Pro. Applicant must possess the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information, along with the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of people, work autonomously and exercise sound judgment, determine priorities, complete assigned projects in a timely manner and work well under tight deadlines. Experience with micro-loans a plus.

Other: Applicant must be a team player with strong individual initiative, who is also innovative, reliable, attentive to detail and sensitive to the needs of a diverse client base.

 

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The Centre for Women is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace