Ida Recovery Project Based Construction Coordinator

August 16, 2023 | Job Opportunities

Title: Ida Recovery Project Based Construction Coordinator
Classification: Consultant, Independent Contractor, $75/Hour
Supervisor:  Disaster Recovery Coordinator

GNJ employees through their work help fulfill our mission: recruit and develop transformational leaders to make disciples and grow vital congregations to transform the world.

GNJ values as an organization and in its employees

  • innovation and risk taking
  • excellence in its ministry and service
  • compassionate and just service
  • diversity
  • collaboration

United Methodists of Greater New Jersey view all employees as leaders who are critical to the mission, capable of growth and valued.

Summary: The Construction Coordinator will work with the Ida Recovery team to assess home repairs and oversee contractors to ensure that the repairs progress in a timely manner and are completed according to the detailed estimate.


  • Coordinate with Disaster Case Manager (DCM) to visit the property to address and assess Ida related damage.
  • Obtain three estimates from licensed, insured contractors to remediate damage.
  • Review the estimates using the UMCOR bid analysis tool to select contractor.
  • Request W-9 and Certificate of Insurance from awarded estimate contractor.
  • Provide awarded estimate to the DCM for funding request.
  • Coordinate with homeowner and DCM for start date of repairs.
  • Act as the primary point of contact with contractor during the repair process.
  • Notify DCM when the work is almost completed for final check request.
  • Obtain completed PAID IN FULL invoice from the contractor.
  • Provide all documentation to DCM for client’s case file.

Qualifications/Skills/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Liability insurance preferred.
  • Experience managing construction projects.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience construction project work
  • Complete safety screening as evidenced by a background check.
  • Conduct business in a manner consistent with the mission, values, and policies of the Greater New Jersey Conference of the United Methodist Church.
  • Maintain high standards for protecting client information, sharing confidential information only as agreed upon by the client and as evidenced by a signed release form.
  • Work calmly and effectively resolves conflicts in sensitive situations; able to work collaboratively with others.
  • Be computer literate, able to utilize word processing, database, and spreadsheet software. demonstrate the ability to learn new and/or customized software.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and vehicle to be able to drive long distances in all areas within the service area.
  • Scheduling flexibility to include some evenings and weekends.


  • High school or equivalent with one year project management experience and three years construction project experience.


The position requires evening and weekend responsibilities and travel beyond the office.

Covid-19 Precautions – We adhere to the CDC and State of New Jersey covid-19 orders and guidelines.

Download: Ida Recovery-Project Based Construction Coordinator-2023