Trades 2 - Carpenter

Competition No.: 2019-T2C
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $38.89 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 8/22/19 2:21 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is skilled carpentry and cabinet making work in an auxiliary capacity at the journeyman level involving the use of a variety of tools in the performance of advanced carpentry and specialized related tasks. The Trades 2 – Carpenter performs the more skilled work involved in such tasks as building construction, office furniture construction, and skilled cabinet making duties, and may supervise assistants performing similar work. The incumbent will construct and repair buildings, design and build specialized wooden equipment used in public works, cut and install window glass, estimate time and materials required for assignments, supervise carpentry assistants in advanced tasks, and perform related tasks as required. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in carpentry. The Trades 2 Carpenter will also possess knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the trade; knowledge of the requirements of the various departments regarding equipment design and the ability to read and work from blueprints.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by the completion of a recognized Trade Certificate of Qualification plus considerable general experience at the journeyman level; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia and Certificate of Qualification – Carpenter are required.

Please apply online by Thursday, September 12, 2019.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.


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