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Senior Carpenter (#SRCARPAFSK) AFSK
$15.22-$24.16 Hourly / $2,638.13-$4,187.73 Monthly / $31,657.60-$50,252.80 Yearly

Senior Carpenter (#SRCARPGENK) GENK
$15.15-$24.06 Hourly / $2,626.00-$4,170.40 Monthly / $31,512.00-$50,044.80 Yearly


Perform duties supervising or performing construction, maintenance, alteration and repair of buildings, furniture, equipment and fixtures.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and

Four years of experience as a carpenter or cabinet maker to include one year as a lead worker.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and

Possession of a valid Driver License.


  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the unit or department to which assigned.
  • Skill in working with hand and bench carpentry tools.
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.  
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to work in high places.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 60 pounds.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform work related math calculations.
  • 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 some or all of the activities described below.
  • Supervises the work of skilled and semiskilled staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling and evaluating performance.
  • Constructs, planes, drills, sands, assembles, glues and finishes tables, chairs, benches, cabinets, sashes, doors, bookcases, shelves, and molding trim.
  • Operates molder and sharpener and grinds knives to match mold.
  • Estimates costs and requisitions materials.
  • Maintains time, material, and related work records.
  • Plots out work which may involve sketches or designs of furniture.
  • Selects wood and cuts to proper dimensions using standard hand or power tools.
  • Drives a motor vehicle to and from work sites and loads and unloads supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: SRCARPAFSK; EST: 11/24/1997; REV: 4/3/2012;
CLASS: SRCARPGENK; EST: 11/24/1997; REV: 4/3/2012;