DSHS FFA Carpenter - Medical Lake, WA

Employer: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Job Description:
We are hiring for an experienced, well-rounded Carpenter.
You will perform work using interior and exterior carpentry skills and maintenance work on commercial and residential buildings.

Why work at Lakeland Village and Eastern State Hospital?

You will have a fixed day shift schedule of consistent work, with most weekends off.
There is no traveling for carpentry work.
You will work with an interesting blend of old and new construction, working on a variety of equipment.

See why people like you are interested in Transforming Lives at DSHS.

Some of what you will do
Perform skilled journey-level carpenter work for all phases of the maintenance, repair, and construction of structures, walls, ceilings, floors, windows, sashes, doors, concrete structures, cabinets, furniture, fixtures, stairs, cupboards, roofs, lock replacement, and other building hardware
Build and repair buildings, sheds, scaffolds, and other structures from plans, sketches, or instructions
Lay flooring and carpeting
Work independently from blueprints and manufacturers' materials specifications
Operate trade-specific hand tools and power tools
Perform building and equipment condition and assessment reports, recommend work, and complete work requests to provide estimated time and materials used to complete work performed

We're looking for those with:
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a carpenter
OR Full journey-level status as a carpenter in a union
OR 4 years of applicable work experience. (Vocational training to be substituted for work experience on a year for year basis)

Preferred skills and abilities:
Recent experience in construction and mechanical trades related to maintenance, repair, remodeling, and renovation work
Ability to use blueprints, plans, and sketches as needed to perform construction/mechanical work and to estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs
Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment of carpentry trade, lumber types and grades, and safety precautions
Working knowledge and ability to use hand and power tools, sharpen and set saws

Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to Transform Lives requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values, and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency’s mission that you bring an equity, anti-racism, and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security.

If you have questions about the application process, contact the Recruiter, Anthony Distefano, at distear@dshs.wa.gov and reference job number 02736

Employees of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of your vaccine status. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available once an offer of employment is made.
Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Contact Person: Anthony Distefano
Email: distear@dshs.wa.gov
Location: Medical Lake, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3439009/dshs-ffa-carpenter
Base Pay: $3,915.00 - $4,425.00/MO

Posted on January 10, 2023

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