Amherst Survival Center
P.O. Box 9629
138 Sunderland Road
North Amherst, MA 01059-9629
The Amherst Survival Center connects residents of Hampshire and Franklin Counties to food, clothing, healthcare, wellness, and community, primarily through volunteer efforts.
|Salary Range:||Location:||$20+ Per Hour||NORTH AMHERST, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Maintenance|
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Preference: Nice to have
|Seeking a tinkerer/fixer with strong maintenance and facilities management experience to ensure smooth operations of our buildings, grounds, equipment and vehicles. The operations coordinator is responsible for making sure we have the tools we need to meet our mission, and will play a key role as our programs grow. 40 hrs/week. See job description for list of qualifications and job duties at www.amherstsurvival.org/jobs. $18-$20/hr. DOE. Excellent benefits.|
Basic skills in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and automotive.
Demonstrated ability and prior experience operating tools, machinery, and delivery vehicles, including box truck lift gates, industrial lifts, pallet jacks, power tools, etc.
Prior experience overseeing facilities, operations and complex projects.
Excellent organizational skills and project management experience.
Demonstrated initiative and problem solving.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills: ability to work in teams, supervise volunteers and effectively coordinate with contractors.
Ability to multi-task, follow-through and meet deadlines.
Valid driver’s license, safe driving record and ability to be insured under agency policy.
Proficiency with email, internet, and Microsoft Office suite. Basic competency/ability to learn new computer programs required.
Strong appreciation for ASC’s mission and a commitment to ensuring the fair and equitable distribution of goods. Commitment to working with and supporting all members of the Amherst Survival Center community.
Strong preference for candidates who bring additional skills, capacity and perspective that strengthen our ability to meet our mission such as: language proficiency in addition to English (esp. Spanish or Mandarin); lived experience with food insecurity; racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity; community engagement; experience working on food justice issues; experience working within organizations on diversity, equity, and inclusion; collaborative leadership, and/or other relevant skills.