Carpenter- Seattle, WA

Employer: City of Seattle

Job Description:

The Finance and Administrative Services Department of the City of Seattle is recruiting for an experienced facility maintenance carpenter. This position works within a team of 30+ skilled trades professionals to maintain about 100 buildings, including fire and police stations, senior centers, City Hall, and the Justice Center. You would work with a highly skilled team led by a crew chief.

The City of Seattle offers some of the best benefits in Washington, including incredible work-life balance, opportunities for training and career advancement, and a pension. We are a collaborative workplace with collective accountability to promote equity, respect, civility, integrity, inclusiveness and fairness for all employees. Want to earn a competitive wage while serving the community in an organization that is passionate about customer service? We would love to connect with you.

• Alter, repair, and construct a variety of building structures such as walls, partitions, doorways, window casings, stairways, and roofs.
• Build and install concrete forms; pour and finish concrete.
• Design, construct, remodel, repair and install cabinets. Install flooring, ceiling and wall covering materials.
• Estimate and requisition materials for work activities; maintain records of job time and materials used.
• Install and maintain doors, locks and other security hardware.
• Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, plans, specifications, and written instructions to complete work orders timely and within City building codes
• Assist in the design and development of plans for new construction depending on the work assignments.
• Read, track and input work orders in the City's work order management system.


Minimum Qualifications:

• Completion of an accepted carpentry apprenticeship program; or
• Three years of carpentry trade experience under the direction of a journey level carpenter; or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background.
• Valid Washington State driver's license or ability to obtain one by the start date.


Work Environment/Physical Demands:
• Required to stand, walk or bend for extended periods of time
• Required to lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds
• Work in confined spaces or at heights from ladders and scaffolds
• May require handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances
• Required to work outdoors in all types of weather
• Must have valid driver's license by time of hire
• Must be able to read and interpret blueprints
• May be called after-hours for emergency repairs

Finalists will be required to undergo a background check, driving record, and pre-placement physical exam.

Applications must be submitted at

Contact Person: Heather Hartley
Phone: 206-561-4521
Location: Seattle, WA
Application Method: Application
Base Pay: $37.45 an hour

Posted on December 31, 2021

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