Work Crew Supervisor

Please see details about this opening below. To apply, click here for the application.

The Opportunity

CEO is hiring a Work Crew Site Supervisor at our Louisville, KY office. The Work Crew Site Supervisor will be responsible for training, coaching, and supervising a team of 5-8 program participants on a transitional work crew. In addition, Work Crew Site Supervisors are responsible for creating environments that promote safe working conditions, enable the development of participants, and foster high morale across the team.

Ideal candidates will be comfortable traveling throughout the Louisville area, experienced in a skilled trade, and have a proven track record of leading teams to success.

Work Crew Site Supervisor work hours are typically 6:30am-3:00pm on every weekday (M-F). There are approximately 250 work days per year.

Who We Are

The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) provides employment services to people with recent criminal convictions. Across the United States, over 6,000 people participate in CEO each year, transitioning to employment that supports themselves, their families, and their communities.

What began as a demonstration project of the Vera Institute of Justice in the 1970s to address employment barriers facing the formerly incarcerated following release in New York City has grown into the leading reentry employment organization in the country, where over 25,000 formerly incarcerated individuals have secured full-time employment since 1996. Since 2009, CEO has gained support to expand its programs through government, nonprofit, and private organizations including the Federal Social Innovation Fund, the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, Robin Hood Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. In 2016, CEO embarked on a 5-year strategic plan to grow to serve 9,000 participants annually.


  • You have 2-4 years of experience in general labor, warehouse, construction, landscaping or grounds-keeping, building maintenance, or other skilled trades; experience operating site equipment
  • You have 2-4 years of supervisory experience of similar work
  • You have a high school diploma
  • You have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • You have geographic knowledge of the Fresno area
  • You are able to consistently lift and move objects up to 75 pounds; stand, kneel, bend, and climb in order to complete projects; work outdoors; walk or stand for long periods of time; drive a 12 passenger van with an attached trailer; operate a smartphone

This is a perfect role for:

  • Someone who is excited to supervise and mentor the work of returning citizens who are taking their first steps to employment following incarceration
  • Someone who is interested in giving back to the Fresno community
  • Someone who enjoys being on their feet in a non-traditional workspace, often outdoors
  • Someone who can lead and inspire a team while balancing both compassion and a straightforward approach; an effective communicator who can resolve conflicts effectively
  • An organized individual who can manage against project deadlines
  • Someone with strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and has the ability to communicate effectively with individuals of varying backgrounds and experiences

The Nitty Gritty

Key responsibilities of the Work Crew Site Supervisor include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing and maintaining positive staff morale through the modeling of sound leadership and teamwork
  • Assigning job duties to crew members and setting reasonable goals for completion
  • Monitoring crew members on job performance and productivity, providing appropriate daily feedback and/or additional training
  • Support the management of the scheduling process and attendance of participants
  • Mentoring crew members on appropriate employment etiquette
  • Ensuring customers’ work orders are completed to a high standard on a daily basis
  • Maintaining line of sight of all participants
  • Maintaining a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Monitoring working conditions for potential hazards, reporting any matters that threaten the smooth operation of the training crew to your supervisor
  • Completing any necessary daily reporting tasks
  • Actively consider participants’ viewpoints by eliciting, documenting, and sharing feedback with appropriate team members
  • Consider improvements and development based on participant feedback


The compensation for this position is $18.68/hr. annualizing to be $34,000-$40,000 as overtime is frequently incurred. In addition, team members can also access CEO’s comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical and dental coverage, paid parental leave, participation in a retirement plan, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays and more for our staff. CEO is also dedicated to ongoing staff development and training, including regular training opportunities in Motivational Interviewing (MI). MI is one evidence-based skill that reentry and human service professionals can utilize when supporting participants to achieve their goals.

More About Us

CEO is a diverse team working to advance economic opportunity for people returning home from incarceration. We welcome diversity, and highly encourage applications from people of color and people with convictions.

CEO is an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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Please note that due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to contact each applicant regarding the status of each position or reply to candidates' inquiries via phone or email.