Seminole Tribe of Florida

Maintenance Staff - Residential Carpentry Repairs/All trades - Immokalee

Immokalee, FL

Job Description

Maintenance Staff - Residential Carpentry Repairs/All trades

Posted: Monday, 11/13/2023

The Housing Department provides safe and sustainable housing opportunities that preserves and expand the communities of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The Housing Department provide homeownership opportunities, emergency home repairs and rental housing for Tribal Members through a variety of programs. The goal is to develop quality sustainable housing development in all Tribal Communities, which fosters a full and rich residential quality of life.

We are looking for someone with a Carpentry/General Trade specialty however all our work is Residential, so you may be needed to assist with variety of duties such as AC, Plumbing, dry wall repair, putting up hurricane shutters, etc. The staff schedule is full-time Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm plus a monthly on-call rotation for afterhours and weekends. Learn more at https://tcd.semtribe.com/

Note the Housing Office is located on the Immokalee Reservation at 1120 South 1st Street, Immokalee, FL 34142 however the techs cover Tribal homes within a 100 mile radius. We do provide a work vehicle to use during your shift, and you only take it home when it's your week being on-call which usually works out to every 4 weeks. We can provide a fuel stipend if you live more than 40 miles away from the office.

Position Summary

The incumbent in this position is responsible for skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of wooden articles, equipment and structures of the STOF Housing residential facilities. Work involves skilled hand and bench carpentry duties including the operation of power driven wood-working machinery. Assignments are received in the form of oral or written instructions, sketches, diagrams or blueprints from a Supervisor. Supervision may occasionally be exercised over various trades’ helpers who assist in various phases of carpentry work. Supervision is received from a technical or administrative supervisor who periodically inspects work in progress and upon completion for satisfactory application of carpentry skills and adherence to job specifications.

Qualifications / Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent GED is required. Licensed as Carpenter is preferred. Some vocational training or job-related coursework, or, completion of an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply carpentry technical knowledge and skills is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years of experience as a carpenter is required. Must possess a FL Driver’s License. Ability to travel to all STOF Reservations and other locations, and to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays. Must possess own hand tools.

About STOF

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is a federally recognized Native American Tribe and sovereign Tribal Government, dedicated to providing high quality care and services to its members who reside on reservations throughout South Florida; Hollywood, Big Cypress, Brighton, Fort Pierce, Immokalee, Tampa and two satellite offices located in Naples and Miami (Trail). With our Headquarters based in Hollywood, Florida, The Seminole Tribe of Florida has approximately 2,000 employees spread throughout our Reservations.

The Tribe has developed numerous employment opportunities through a broad range of services such as Accounting, Education, Public Works, Media Productions, Community Planning, Recreation, Credit & Finance, Health, Museum, Public Safety, Legal, Information Technology and Elder Services, along with many others. The Seminole Tribe of Florida has more non-contiguous reservations than any tribe in North America. Take a walk through our six reservations by visiting us online at www.semtribe.com

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.00 - $27.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekends as needed

Application Question(s):

  • The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm with on-call rotation for after hours/weekends. This position is based at the Immokalee Reservation located at 1120 South 1st Street, Immokalee, FL 34142 and Tribal Homes within a 100 mile radius. You would leave your personal vehicle at the shop and switch to a work vehicle to respond to the residential service calls. Are you ok with the schedule and the commute?
  • Are you a current or previous Seminole Tribe of Florida Employee? This includes their businesses such as the Hard Rock and Casinos. If so, please indicate position and employment dates.
  • Are you a Tribal Member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida? If not Seminole FL, are you a registered member of another federally recognized Native American Tribe? If Yes, please specify Tribe. Note: A Native American Tribal Document is not required to establish work eligibility, but it must be presented upon hire for classifications purposes.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Carpentry or general building repair: 2 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Florida Driver's License (Required)
  • Trade License such as Carpenter, HVAC, Plumbing, etc (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Seminole Tribe of Florida At A Glance

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