Application deadline is 5:00 p.m, 6/20/2018. For more information, including how to apply online, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ebparks.
The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful parklands, trails, rolling hills, shorelines, and lakes. We are currently seeking experienced and passionate individuals to join our team as Carpenters. If this sounds like you, please apply and be a part of the largest regional park district in the nation!
Vacancy Situation: The District currently has two vacancies, both in the South County Trades Shop working out of Lake Chabot in Castro Valley. The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancies and any additional vacancies that may occur during the one year life of the hiring pools.
Under general supervision, to perform skilled carpentry work in the construction, maintenance and repair of Park District buildings and structures.
Constructs, maintains and repairs various types of buildings.
Frames floors, walls, roofs, sheds, scaffolds, fences and other structures.
Constructs foundations, builds forms, places and finishes concrete.
Builds and repairs bridges and retaining walls.
Constructs cabinets, hangs doors and windows, applies siding, installs sheetrock, insulation and finish trim.
Keeps tools, materials and equipment in working condition.
Designs and drafts construction details, and makes estimates for new structures and repair work.
Advises in the selection of building materials.
Requisitions and stores building materials and supplies.
Keeps records and makes reports.
Consults with other trades crew.
Instructs apprentice carpenters and leads Park Ranger II assistants.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade, and completion of a recognized apprenticeship for carpenter, OR
Experience: Four years of experience in new construction or remodel as a journey level carpenter.
Thorough knowledge of principles, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in carpentry. Familiarity with safety orders of the Industrial Accident Commission, and the Uniform Building Code. Skill in both framing and finished carpentry and the use of portable power and shop tools. Ability to calculate basic math to prepare rough construction drawings and make estimates for materials and labor. Knowledge to layout a foundation utilizing Level Transit or Builders Level. Ability to read blueprints and work from plans, interpret specifications, and recognize lumber types and grades; follow oral and written directions; keep records and make reports; and direct unskilled assistants. Strength and physical agility to lift and manipulate heavy construction materials and equipment. Ability to establish and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work at all levels, including a culturally diverse general public, with a focus on quality service to internal staff and external customers and park users.
Conditions of Employment:
A valid driver's license is a condition of initial and continued employment in this classification.
Persons in this classification must be able to use a respirator in the performance of their work. In accordance with CAL OSHA respirator regulations, Title 8, 5144 (c) (g) (l) (A) (l.), incumbent shall not wear beards or long sideburns that impede the effectiveness of the respirator.
Application materials for this position consist of two (2) required parts:
A current East Bay Regional Park District application submitted online, and
Completed supplemental questions.
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. Applications are accepted online only. Our online application system is provided by NeoGov. If you encounter problems while applying online, please contact the NeoGov Help Desk at (855) 524-5627.
Notification: All applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application via email, generally within two to three weeks after the closing date. You may also sign into your governmentjobs.com account to view your current application status and notifications.
Selection Process: The application materials for all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed by a screening panel to select the best qualified for testing or interview. The Park District reserves the right to set up a written test, performance test, and/or other assessment procedures before or after the interview process. Possession of minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview or invitation to test. Pursuant to the Federal Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, all applicants who are hired will be required to provide proof of identity and appropriate work authorization documents prior to commencement of employment. The individual chosen for hire must be able to pass a background check, including fingerprint check, and Park District medical examination prior to employment. The probationary period for this classification is nine (9) months.
Union Representation: East Bay Regional Parks Employees, Local 2428, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, represents this classification. Wages, hours, and other terms of conditions of employment are covered in an Agreement between the Park District and Local 2428.
Special Testing Arrangements: If you require special arrangements due to a verified disability or medical condition, please contact the Human Resources Department at (510) 544-2154.
Tentative Date of Examinations: During the months of July and August 2018
Equal Opportunity Employer: The East Bay Regional Park District, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.