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Manager, Operations (West Branch)

Team Rubicon
Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: January 17, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Team Rubicon (TR) is seeking a Manager, Operations. The Manager, Operations will lead a motivated team of associates and provide support to volunteer leaders in the daily execution of organizational goals and objectives. This requires a detailed understanding of all specific functions within the Operations Department. This Manager will have a solid knowledge of the incident command system and expertise in local capacity building, volunteer management, and executing operations in response to local disasters The Operations Manager will lead a large and diverse team of staff and volunteers across a wide geographic area with the mission of delivering Team Rubicon's services to vulnerable and underserved communities.

Every day will be a challenge, but every month brings new opportunities to help people and communities respond to, recover from, and mitigate against disaster This position reports to the Director of Operations (West Branch) and is located out of CA.

  • Leads Associates and volunteers in capacity building, growing local relationships, disaster-based operations, and encourages cross-functional collaboration and management of Operations Support team
  • Develop team performance goals and objectives, offer specific feedback on individual performance, and solicit feedback regularly
  • Lead program delivery of the leadership lifecycle including recruitment, onboarding, and development of volunteer leaders
  • Support operations across geographic branches during times of surge to fill operational support gaps
  • Execute purchasing and expenses according to the Branch budget plan
  • Assist with planning and budgeting according to Branch operational tempo

Experience and Background:
  • 5-7 years of relevant professional experience in the military, disaster response, emergency management or first responder fields
  • Proven record of personnel management experience such as recruiting, managing, training, and developing employees and volunteers
  • Proficient with technology tools and in remote working for communicating and coordinating with a large network of TR staff members, Greyshirts (volunteers) and external stakeholders
  • Successful past performance in leading volunteers is highly desired

Special Requirements:
  • This is a full time; REMOTE position based in CA and provides a flexible & non-traditional work schedule (relocation expenses not provided)
  • Evening and weekend schedule supporting leadership meetings, video conferences, events, and operations
  • Local Travel: Reliable transportation is required. The person filling this position will be expected to travel within their local area to support ongoing efforts
  • Other Travel: At least 25% non-local travel to support broader organizational activities focused within the assigned territory

Job Type:
  • Full-time, salary, exempt

Job Tier:
  • Manager

Pay Range:
  • $77, 000 - $96,000 per year

Cultural Principles:
  • Mission First, Greyshirts Always: Anyone joining TR must understand that our mission to provide disaster response comes first
  • Step into the Arena: TR needs leaders who aren't afraid to dare to be great
  • Everyone Has A Role Know It: Ability to successfully navigate a fast-paced, high-growth environment and solve problems in the face of ambiguity
  • GSD: We are entrepreneurial, resourceful, and determined no matter how chaotic the situation
  • Change Your Socks: We take care of ourselves and each other so we are best equipped to serve those in greatest need
  • Adults Only: Every team member is an adult until proven otherwise
  • Your Mother's A Donor: Every leader must be committed to fiduciary responsibility, transparency, and financial stewardship

Perks of the Team:
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Matching 401k contributions up to 4% (No vesting requirement)
  • 100% company-paid health benefits for employees and their dependents
  • Professional development, leadership development and events/conferences
  • Annual National Volunteer Leadership Conference
  • Annual Staff Leadership Conference
  • Paid time off to volunteer with the non-profit of your choice
  • Generous holiday schedule (including a paid week off between winter holidays)

The health of our staff and volunteers is a top priority for Team Rubicon. We require all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation. If you are not willing to be vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless Team Rubicon approves a valid exemption and reasonable accommodation for qualifying religious or medical reasons (or for other categories protected by applicable law. This policy is intended to comply with all state and local laws, including all applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

Learn more about Team Rubicon:
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Team Rubicon is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to not only including but actively seeking out a diversity of lifestyles, experiences, perspectives, and voices in order to foster inclusion, growth, and innovation. Your candidacy will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Team Rubicon


Los Angeles, CA


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