The fundamental reason that this position exists is to provide carpentry support to crews working for the construction, maintenance, and repair of City properties. Incumbents are responsible for performing skilled carpentry tasks in accordance with standard practices of the trade. They perform skilled hand and bench carpentry duties including operating power driven equipment and using hand tools. Their assignments are received in the form of oral or written instructions, sketches, or blueprints from a supervisor. Work is reviewed by inspection during work process or upon completion of assignment for compliance with specifications and standards. The distinguishing characteristics of this classification within the series include responsibility for performing journey-level work. Carpenter I incumbents are learning the trade and, typically, do not yet possess the proficiency required of a Carpenter II incumbent. Direct supervision is received from the Building Construction Supervisor.
Work Behaviors and/or Tasks
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
A high school diploma or GED equivalent and one (1) year of experience in rough and/or finished carpentry work.
Must be willing to work weekends or long hours for emergencies or special City events. Must be willing to work from heights in order to complete carpentry work. Willingness to work in poor weather conditions when required to perform carpentry work.