Job Posting: Carpenter

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Job Description

Performs installation and repair work involving rough, finish, and general carpentry related to the maintenance of the city’s elevated infrastructure; builds and repairs tool boxes and various types of ladders and other equipment. Works from plans and sketches. Operates both hand and powered woodworking equipment. Keeps job records. Performs other related duties.

Minimum 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. Possession of a Class B Commercial Driver License valid in the State of New York with no restrictions on the use of air brakes.  This license must be maintained for the duration of the 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.

All persons newly hired for employment must provide proof of having received at least dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.  After receiving a conditional officer of employment, an applicant must provide proof within a reasonable amount of time. Failure to do so will result in the agency revoking the conditional offer. Applicants/employees may seek an exception through the reasonable accommodation process.

To Apply

Resumes may be submitted using the following methods:

For City employees only, go to Employee Self Service (ESS), Careers, and search for Job ID# 461509.

For other applicants go to and search for Job ID# 461509.

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



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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.