Department of Administrative Services

Correctional Carpenter (2358CO)

$25.19-$33.05 Hourly / $1,826.10-$2,395.83 BiWeekly /
$47,661.21-$62,531.16 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in general carpentry repairs and new construction work.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from a Correctional Maintenance Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises inmates and leads other maintenance staff on projects as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs general carpentry and minor new construction work; builds, repairs and installs counters, partitions, floors, doors, building frame work and trim using carpenter's hand tools and power tools; instructs inmates assigned to maintenance carpentry; demonstrates proper use of tools, materials and methods of carpentry; plans, lays out and schedules work; trains inmates in reading of blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of operations; maintains custody and discipline and evaluates performance of each inmate assigned to work area; keeps records and makes necessary reports; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbance and otherwise assist security forces in emergencies; may be required to operate a motor vehicle; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of materials, methods and tools involved in carpentry trade; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to read and interpret blueprints; ability to maintain records and prepare reports; ability to perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations; ability to instruct inmates in methods and techniques of trade; ability to plan layout and schedule assignments; ability to estimate cost of jobs; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience in the carpentry trade.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the highly skilled level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school in carpentry may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
  2. Experience performing technical duties within the maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have reached their 18th birthday.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to successfully complete a formal training course in correctional work to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the class.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
  4. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required to perform all the duties of the class.
  2. A comprehensive medical examination, including a controlled substance screening, will be required of all applicants upon a conditional offer of employment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to danger of injury or assault by inmates who have access to tools of the trade as weapons and may be exposed to the danger and discomfort associated with tasks and machinery used in the trade.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(16)-Labor-Trades, Laundry

BARGAINING UNIT

(08)-CORR OFFICERS (NP-4)

EEO

(4)-Protective Service

SALARY INFORMATION

CO 08

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Carpenter in Salary Group CO 08 approved effective December 10, 1990. (2015 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

8/7/2015

CLASS: 2358CO; EST: 9/28/1973; REV: 8/7/2015;