Operation Blessing Int'l

Warehouse Worker/Truck Driver

Operation Blessing HSF – Bristol, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human suffering in the United States and around the world. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, water wells and community development, OBI has helped more than 215 million people in more than 105 countries and all 50 states, providing goods and services valued at more than $2.1 billion.

Operation Blessing International (OBI), has an immediate opening for a Warehouse Worker/Truck Driver.  The qualified candidate will provide shipping, receiving and warehousing support to OBI’s Bristol distribution center.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of warehouse operations and inventory systems

  • Knowledge of and compliance with Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to lift 80+ pounds on a consistent basis

  • Skilled in MS Office and industry standard inventory software applications

  • Ability to work with high attention to detail

  • Valid Class A CDL Permit with CDL-A license within 6 months

  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license

  • Ability to operate a forklift

Operation Blessing is dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. OBI provides strategic relief in 39 countries on an ongoing basis through core programs such as disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, vulnerable children and orphan care, clean water, and community development.

Operation Blessing International not only offers you a competitive salary and full benefits, it offers an opportunity to assist maximizing the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization!

If you desire to make a difference in the lives of others, share our vision and purpose, and possess the skill requirements listed, we would like to hear from you!  Submit an online application.

We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

OTR Truck Driver

Operation Blessing – Hunger Strike Force
Location: Mid-Atlantic

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human suffering in the United States and around the world. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, water wells and community development, OBI has helped more than 215 million people in more than 105 countries and all 50 states, providing goods and services valued at more than $2.1 billion.

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is seeking an OTR Truck Driver to work with Hunger Strike Force to transport product to and from assigned pick-up and delivery locations.  This position will ensure safe operation of assigned OB tractor and trailer in compliance with Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations (FMCSR).   

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Must have Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class “A”

  • DOT Certification required

  • 300,000+ miles previous driving experience

  • No DMV chargeable offenses for immediate 3-year period prior to employment

  • Must pass DOT drug and alcohol test prior to employment

  • Working knowledge of DOT 11, 14, and 70 hour drive/work rule

  • Working knowledge of trailer product placement in accordance with Federal Bridge laws

  • Knowledge of DOT Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations

  • Skill in hooking and unhooking tractor-trailer combination units

  • Ability to plan and execute travel-time in a safe, legal and DOT compliant manner

  • Ability to perform DOT compliant vehicle inspections

  • Ability to travel 5+ days/nights per week

  • Ability to handle stress, and meet deadlines and time demands

  • Ability to communicate to donors, ministries and dispatch in a positive manner

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time; ability to stand, walk and lift 25+ pounds

This position offers a professional and rewarding work environment and competitive salary and full benefits package.  If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with OBI’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online.  We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

OB Disaster Relief – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving human suffering. OBI combats hunger, deprivation and physical affliction with the provision of food, clothing, shelter, medical care and other basic necessities of life. We also help facilitate the development of healthy, vibrant and self-sustaining communities by addressing larger issues of education, food security, potable water, employment, community health, and disaster mitigation projects.

We are currently seeking a Fleet Maintenance Mechanic who will oversee and maintain all disaster relief vehicles, equipment and driver compliance to ensure dependability and readiness during times of domestic natural disasters. This position will also help oversee volunteer teams during times of disasters, including clean-up, re-construction, and deployment.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Skilled in mechanical and hydraulic maintenance and repair

  • Diesel mechanic experience required

  • Service manager experience preferred

  • Knowledgeable of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations

  • Experience in demolition and re-construction a plus

  • Excellent in organizational skills and workplace cleanliness.

  • Must be a self-starter with ability to effectively perform in a fast-paced customer service environment

  • Excellent logistical, decision making and problem solving skills

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment (skid steers, cranes, etc.) and lift up to 60 lbs.

  • Excellent people, motivational and leadership skills

  • Must be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively multi-task

  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend; excellent manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination

  • Familiar with industry standard inventory and transportation applications

  • Ability to travel on short notice for extended periods of time

  • Ability to make credit card purchases for OBI, as needed

REQUIRED LICENSES CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record

  • Forklift Certification

  • CDL Class “A” or ability to obtain

  • Commercial Crane Operation License, preferred but can be obtained through on-the-job training

  • ASE Certification, preferred

  • Licensed General Contractor, preferred

Operation Blessing is dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. OBI provides strategic relief in 39 countries on an ongoing basis through core programs such as disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, vulnerable children and orphan care, clean water, and community development.

Operation Blessing International not only offers you a competitive salary and full benefits, it offers an opportunity to assist maximizing the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization!

If you desire to make a difference in the lives of others, share our vision and purpose, and possess the skill requirements listed, we would like to hear from you!  Submit an online application.

We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

Production Chef & Food Manager

Operation Blessing International (OBI), an international humanitarian relief and development organization, is seeking a highly skilled Production Chef & Food Manager to provide quality food preparation for mass distribution while managing safe food handling practices for OBI’s Mobile Kitchen and feeding operations.  Meeting a critical need, this individual will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing preparations of large quantities of food within hours of a disaster to support staff, volunteers and first responders. 

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

Production Chef & Food Manager

 
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Operation Blessing International (OBI), an international humanitarian relief and development organization, is seeking a highly skilled Production Chef & Food Manager to provide quality food preparation for mass distribution while managing safe food handling practices for OBI’s Mobile Kitchen and feeding operations.  Meeting a critical need, this individual will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing preparations of large quantities of food within hours of a disaster to support staff, volunteers and first responders.

The successful individual will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a commercial kitchen and/or catering operations for large groups of people

  • Knowledge of public health and food safety policies and practices

  • Knowledge of federal agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services, and the Food and Drug Administration

  • Strong ability to become familiar with various state and local health department requirements

  • Working knowledge of MSOffice and Internet

  • Excellent ability to produce high volumes of quality food within difficult surroundings and under challenging circumstances

  • Strong ability to assess resources, implement a plan and evaluate results

  • Excellent decision making and organizational skills

  • Self-starter with ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to establish effective working relationships across diverse groups of people

  • Ability to train and lead a team of staff or volunteers

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on short notice and /or for extended periods of time

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend and lift up to 35 lbs

  • CDL Class A preferred or ability to obtain

  • Submit to pre-employment drug screening

  • Ability to make credit card purchases for OBI as needed

Headquartered in beautiful Virginia Beach, Virginia, OBI not only offers you a competitive salary and full benefits, it offers you an opportunity to make a global impact! This job will challenge you spiritually as well as professionally, rewarding your commitment to perform with integrity and excellence.

If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with OBI’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online. We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

US Disaster Relief Deployment Technician

US Disaster Relief Deployment Technician

Disaster Relief – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving human suffering. Our U.S. Disaster Relief teams give hope and help when it’s needed most, including food distribution, safe water, medicine and other vital supplies to meet the immediate need of those suffering. Then, to help communities begin the long-term recovery process, teams assist with debris clean-up and repairs, including Extreme Blessing Home Makeover projects.

Our Deployment Technicians have the opportunity to be the hands and feet, representing Operation Blessing in domestic disaster relief efforts. This role supports our U.S. Disaster Relief team leadership in the field.  Primary areas of support include the advance team, convoy, deployment team, production team, as well as serving with special projects and programs. In the field, this job lead volunteers in both the demolition and building of homes.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Must be a self-starter with ability to effectively perform in a “how can we serve you” environment

  • Strong ability to take guidance from leadership and execute plans in a disaster relief zone

  • Excellent logistical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong ability to leader a volunteer team, motivate, and keep projects moving

  • Must be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively multi-task

  • Strong computer skills with a focus in Microsoft Office

  • Familiar with industry standard inventory and transportation applications

  • Ability to travel, sometimes with 24-hour notice or less, to disaster zones for extended amounts of time

  • Ability to make business related purchases for OBI, as needed

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend; excellent manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination

  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs or more

Required Licenses or Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record

  • Forklift Certification

  • CDL Class A with Air Brake Endorsement (semi-truck restriction is acceptable) preferred or ability to obtain

  • ICS 100, 200, 700 & 800

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.

National Volunteer & U.S. Programs Manager

 
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Disaster Relief – Virginia Beach, VA

Operation Blessing International (OBI) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving human suffering. OBI combats hunger, deprivation and physical affliction with the provision of food, clothing, shelter, medical care and other basic necessities of life. We also help facilitate the development of healthy, vibrant and self-sustaining communities by addressing larger issues of education, food security, potable water, employment, community health, and disaster mitigation projects.

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated National Volunteer & U.S. Programs Manager who will assist with the development, growth and oversight of U.S. volunteer programs for both disaster and non-disaster relief programs.

The selected candidate will recruit and communicate with prospective volunteers, partner with organizations that will provide volunteers for local, regional and national events; and coordinate relief & recovery details for disaster relief teams.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Previous experience in recruiting and training volunteers

  • Knowledge of non-profit organizational practices and procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully and positively coordinate people and projects while under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet and ability to learn new software

  • Previous experience as a Teacher and/or Instructor preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills demonstrating accurate attention to detail

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills

  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills

  • Ability to effectively supervise large teams, projects and tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to make business-related purchases on behalf of disaster-relief organization

  • Ability to take initiative, be innovative, work independently and function as a team player

  • Ability to interact with staff and public in a positive and professional manner

  • Available to work flexible hours and may require occasional travel

  • Required to have a personal vehicle for local non-disaster work responsibilities

OBI, headquartered in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA, offers a professional and rewarding work environment, competitive salary and full benefits package. If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with OBI’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online by visiting www.ob.org. We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.