Job Posting: Carpenter

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Job Description
The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and storm water, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

Under minimal supervision, this candidate’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to installation and repair work involving rough, finish and general carpentry, flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors, fences and screens and other related components of building and structures. Candidate must be familiar with the use and operation of both hand and powered tools, reading and working from plans and sketches and keeping job and other records.

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
Candidate must possess a valid NYS Driver’s license for the duration of employment.

Additional Information
DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce. Your voluntary response to the NYCAPS on-line application section for referral information will assist us tremendously in our ability to track the success of our outreach recruitment efforts. Please be sure to indicate your source of referral to this job.

For more information about NYC Environmental Protection, visit us at www.nyc.gov/dep

“NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program and also meet the education and experience requirements as listed in the job posting notice. Please indicate on your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. This position is also open to non 55-a Program candidates who meet the education and experience requirements as listed in the job posting notice.”

All appointments are subject to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval.

We appreciate your interest in this position and thank all applicants who apply; only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Hours/Shift
Monday – Friday / 35 hours

Work Location
58-52 Grand Avenue, Maspeth NY 11378

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.