Job Posting: Carpenter

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Position Summary: The Carpenter works within the Division of School Facilities (DSF) of the Department of Education (DOE) to ensure a safe and clean environment for all students of the New York City public school system. S/he performs a range of activities related to installation and repair work involving rough, finish and general carpentry. Performs related work.

Reports to: Supervisor of Carpenters

Direct Reports: N/A

Key Relationships: Relationships will be fostered with other skilled trade staff.


Installs, repairs, and replaces flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors, and other related components of buildings and structures.
Installs, repairs and replaces boardwalks, fences and screens.
Builds and repairs tool boxes, movable and fixed sashes, doors and wooden office furniture, playground, park and school equipment.
Builds and rebuilds truck cabs.
Is familiar with, uses, and operates both hand and powered woodworking equipment.
Builds and repairs various types of fire ladders.
Works from plans and sketches.
Keeps job and other records.
May supervise assigned personnel.

Qualification Requirements:


Five years of full-time satisfactory experience as a Carpenter acquired within the last 10 years; or
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.


Internal candidates preferred.

Salary: $364.14 per day

(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Applications will be accepted through December 18, 2019, until 3:00 p.m.

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NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.

This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

Job Location
Long Island City, New York, United States