The carpenter work will be at the
journeyman level in construction, installing, remolding, maintenance, and
repair of building structures, acoustical ceilings, metal and wood door frames
and hardware. Work involves responsibility for performance carpentry tasks in
accordance with standard practices for the trade. Assignment will be received
in oral or written form. The carpenter will supervise helpers. This position is
classified as non-essential during declared emergencies or natural disaster and
non-exempt according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Includes any
combination of the following illustrative examples of duties and responsibilities
including but not limited to:
Perform general carpentry work in
construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings, various types of
floors, roof, stairways, partitions, doors windows, screen, scaffolding forms,
and all typed wood fixtures.
Installs building hardware, ceiling and
Re-glaze and caulk windows and doors,
repair and build tables, cupboards, counters, building concrete forms, and
Perform general upkeep of tools and
Perform minor repairs and maintenance
and install ceiling insulations.
Responsible for removing debris and
trash from all work sites.
Complete an estimate of time and
materials required for the assigned task; keep simple records.
Paint whenever necessary.
Work up to 28 hours a week (Part-time position).
Perform special and related duties or
assignments as requested.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skills and/or
ability required. Reasonable
accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High school diploma
or GED, Certificate from an accredited trade school or two years of experience
or training in the carpentry trade, such as carpenter’s helper.
Ability to add, subtract, and divide in all units of measurement using whole
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define common sense understanding
to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving
several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid Louisiana
driver’s license (class E) and have an acceptable driving record.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the operating procedures
and maintenance of equipment operated
General knowledge of the hazards and
applicable safety rules and regulations in equipment operation
Working knowledge of traffic laws and
regulations related to equipment operated
Ability to perform or assist in minor
maintenance and repair of equipment operated
Ability to perform physical labor
required of the position
Ability to identify operating problems
of equipment assigned
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and
talk or hear. The employee frequently is
required to use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools, controls, and
climb or balance. The employee is occasionally
required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift
and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust
The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of
those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this
job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions, extreme
heat/cold, near moving mechanical parts, and is regularly exposed to
vibration. The employee is frequently
exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places.
The noise level in the work environment
is usually very loud.
St. James Parish is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. The parish will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, agree or political affiliations.