Job: Carpenter/Mill-Cabinet Worker (Extra-Help)

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Job Title:Carpenter/Mill-Cabinet Worker (Extra-Help)
Closing Date/Time:Mon. 10/23/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$41.33 Hourly
$7,163.87 Monthly
$85,966.40 Annually
Job Type:Extra Help
Location:San Mateo County, California
NOTE: This recruitment schedule was amended on Monday, October 16, 2017 from a continuous recruitment to closing. The Final Closing Date will be Monday, October 23, 2017.

San Mateo County Public Works Department is seeking a Carpenter with journey level skills to perform routine repairs such as repairing doors, replacing glass in windows, patching roof leaks, replacing ceramic and ceiling tiles in our County facilities. The vacancy is in Construction Services section and reports to the Crafts Supervisor.

Duties include the following: maintain and repair various types of buildings and structures; cut and fit doors; hang doors and install sash and window glazing; install wood flooring and lay floor and ceramic tiles; replace or install ceiling and wall systems; maintain and replace door locks, door closers and other building hardware; build and install interior trim and finish carpentry work; lay out work and cut, fit and join lumber; fabricate and install finished hardwood cabinetry using non-dimensional hardwoods; operate power planers, lathes, saws, routers and other power tools in working various hardwood shapes into dimensional sizes; lay out and build concrete forms; place and finish concrete; fabricate and install laminated plastic counters; and perform other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have a well-rounded carpentry experience, good customer service skills and the ability to work independently. Possession of a California driver license is required.

NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis. Some extra-help positions may be eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment.

License: Valid California driver license.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is journey level status as a Carpenter or a Mill Cabinet Worker with demonstrated proficiency in one of the two options.

Knowledge of: Standard practices, materials, tools, machines and equipment used in the carpentry and/or millworker trade; basic provisions of the Uniform Building Code as it relates to carpentry construction standards; preparation of dimensional sketches and the fabrication of specified products; and methods of fire stop caulking.

Skill/Ability to: Use hand and power tools; read blueprints and work from sketches, plans and specifications; perform layout work; estimate labor and material requirements for small jobs; follow written and oral instructions; keep records; work courteously and effectively with the public and with co-workers; bend, stand and walk for extended periods of time; and lift and carry equipment and supplies used in the course of the work, such as lumber, concrete and fencing materials.
NOTE: Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as this position may be filled anytime within the process. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

If you are interested in being considered for this position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format.
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Please include the words "Carpenter - Extra-Help Position" in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials should be in a Word or PDF format. Submittals that do not include all required documents (Cover Letter and Resume) will not be considered. Applications are not accepted online. 

Please submit the all of the materials listed above via email to:
Bonnie Tendencia, Human Resources Manager

Effective July 1, 2014, the County of San Mateo will no longer require job applicants to disclose conviction history information until after the applicant successfully completes all examination phases for the recruitment. All passing applicants will receive instructions by email only from Human Resources staff to complete and submit a conviction history questionnaire online within a specified deadline of two business days.  Failure to do so within the timeframe will disqualify you from the rest of the process.  Please visit this link at to find out more information about the conviction history questionnaire so that you can prepare accordingly.

Note: Positions in criminal justice agencies currently required by law to pass background checks are exempted from this bill, and applicants may be required to submit conviction information at the time of application.

 County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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