Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

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Job Description

The NYC Department of Sanitation is the world’s largest sanitation department. DSNY collects more than 10,500 tons of residential and institutional garbage and 1,760 tons of the recyclables — each day. While efficiently managing solid waste and clearing litter or snow from 6,300 miles of streets, the Department is also a leader in environmentalism — committing to sending zero waste to landfills.

Under supervision, does installation and repair work involving rough, finish and general carpentry; performs related work. 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.

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.

Additional Information

License Requirements:
At the time of appointment, all candidates must possess a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York. This license must be maintained for the duration of employment.

Must be serving permanently in the title of Carpenter or have passed Exam No. 2078.

To Apply

Must apply via or city employees apply via Employee Self Services


To Be Determined / 35 Hours Per Week

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.



Until Filled