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Hillsborough County Government

$13.45-$21.36 Hourly / $2,331.33-$3,702.40 Monthly / $27,976.00-$44,428.80 Yearly

$13.38-$21.25 Hourly / $2,319.20-$3,683.33 Monthly / $27,830.40-$44,200.00 Yearly


Performs duties in the construction, maintenance, alteration and repair of buildings, furniture, equipment and fixtures.


Completion of the tenth grade; and
Two years of experience as a carpenter or cabinet maker; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of accepted carpentry techniques.
  • Working knowledge of general construction.
  • Working knowledge of safety requirements.
  • Skill in working with carpentry tools.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to work in high places.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 60 pounds.
  • Ability to read and understand job related material.
  • Ability to write job related reports.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to operate a standard motor vehicle safely.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Performs carpentry work in the remodeling, repair, and maintenance of buildings.
  • Constructs, planes, drills, sands, assembles, glues and finishes tables, chairs, benches, cabinets, sashes, doors, bookcases, shelves, and molding trim.
  • Builds and repairs timber bridges, concrete forms, scaffolds and truck beds.
  • Builds bookcases, chests, lockers, cabinets, and shelves.
  • Operates power saws, joiners, wood lathes, planers; and boring, sanding and mortising machines.
  • Cleans, sharpens, and maintains hand and bench tools.
  • Performs some masonry, roofing and sheet metal work; and repairs mechanical doors and locks.
  • Acts as a lead worker of subordinate staff.
  • Drives a motor vehicle to and from work sites and loads and unloads supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: CARPTRAFSI; EST: 11/24/1997; REV: 4/3/2012;
CLASS: CARPTRGENI; EST: 11/24/1997; REV: 4/3/2012;