City of Houston, TX

CARPENTER (FMD) - Houston

Houston, TX
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Job Description

CARPENTER (FMD)

Posted: Sunday, 1/21/2024

POSITION OVERVIEW




APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

DIVISION: FACILITIES MAINTENANCE AND DEVELOPMENT
SECTION: CARPENTRY
WORKDAYS & HOURS: MON - FRI; 6:30AM - 3:30PM*
  • Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhancing the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD seeks a Carpenter to join its Facilities Management & Development Team.

The potential candidate will play a role in the following duties:
  • Coordinate and perform general carpentry activities such as the design, construction, installation, repair and renovation of furnishings, cabinetry, doors, windows, containers, crates, flooring, building additions, panels, and glass.
  • Operate equipment such as hammers, saws, drills, and other tools as required for this position.
  • Review and implement work orders.
  • Inspect work sites to determine materials, equipment and estimated costs for projects.
  • Measure and calculate projects to ensure accuracy of the design. Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
This position is designated among essential personnel under the City's Emergency Management Policy.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The position involves considerable physical exertion, such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting of heavy objects (up to 80 pounds) on a highly frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time. There are routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position may involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Specialized training in principles, procedures, practices, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level. Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Two years of experience in carpentry are required.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
A valid driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).

PREFERENCES

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**


GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION YES
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is:


Pay Grade 14

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov .

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-395-7091.

If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-395-7091. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EOE Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.


Agency
City of Houston
Address

901 Bagby St

Houston, Texas, 77002

Website
https://www.houstontx.gov/

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