Join Our Team

 

Facilities Director

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and improving existing structures, fences, roads and utilities
  • Assisting with construction of new buildings, fences, roads and utilities
  • Landscaping duties including planting, watering, irrigating, weeding, mowing and bush hogging
  • Management of compost piles including moving, spreading, turning, and maintaining safety
  • Purchasing and transporting construction supplies
  • Various other maintenance tasks as required
  • Working with and leading volunteers in both larger work days and smaller construction projects – where applicable
  • Assisting with basic animal care duties and animal house cleaning – as needed
  • Transporting animals to veterinarians and assisting with animal rescues – as needed
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Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission of the Refuge
  • Knowledge of and passion for animal rights issues and veganism is strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to interact constructively with volunteers and staff
  • Experience working with volunteers is strongly preferred
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and meet time sensitive demands
  • Ability to learn and process new information quickly
  • Strong time management skills with ability to multi-task efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of carpentry and plumbing – required
  • Familiarity with and comfort using common hand tools and power tools – required
  • Basic knowledge of electrical – preferred
  • Experience driving tractors, hauling trailers, and use of other heavy farm equipment – preferred
  • Schedule flexibility to meet onsite project requirements; some weekend, evening and holiday hours are required
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

 

Job Specifics

  • Part-time permanent position, starting at 25 hours per week
  • Starting wage is $12 – $18 per hour based on experience
  • Requires schedule flexibility, including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed

 

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume via email to info@piedmontrefuge.org.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer who celebrates diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

 

 

Date Posted: August 16, 2021