Job Posting: Carpenter

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Title Classification: Competitive

Job Category: Building Operations & Maintenance

Proposed Salary Range: $ 364.14 – $ 364.14 (Daily)

Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)

Work Location:
55 Water St Ny Ny

Division/Work Unit: Bridge Repair/Flags

Job Description
Under supervision, does installation and repair work involving rough, finish and general carpentry related to the maintenance of the city’s elevated infrastructure. Works from plans and sketches. Operates both hand and powered woodworking equipment. Builds and repairs tool boxes and various types of ladders and other equipment. Keeps job records. May supervise assigned personnel. May be required to work a night shift and weekends. Performs other related duties.

Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Five years of full-time satisfactory experience as a Carpenter acquired within the last 10 years; or
2. Three years of experience as described in “1″ above, plus sufficient training of a relevant nature acquired in an approved trade or vocational high school to make up a total of five years of acceptable experience. Six months of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of approved trade or vocational school training.

Preferred Skills
Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form. Candidates must possess a Motor Vehicle Driver’s license valid in the State of New York and must maintain it for the duration of employment.
Additional Information
This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.

To Apply
Resumes may be submitted using the following method:

For City employees only, go to Employee Self Service (ESS), Careers, and search for Job ID# 434120.

For other applicants go to and search for Job ID# 434120.

Appointments are subject to OMB approval. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.


Work Location

Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.