Qualified Craft Worker - Carpentry

LOCATION: Facilities Operations
HOURS: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00p.m
SALARY: $43,895.00 - $56,825.00
Search No. C13-006
CLOSING DATE: July 1, 2013

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must meet the minimum general and special requirements for this classification. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status may apply for lateral transfer.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Perform highly skilled carpentry tasks in accordance with standard practices; performs alterations, repairs and maintenance of structures and facilities; performs skilled bench work, operate power saws, jointers wood lathes, boring, and mortising machines; builds and repairs cabinets; cleans sharpens and repairs hand and bench tools; performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods and practices of trade; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years’ experience in the carpentry trade area.

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of General Experience must have been performing skilled trade functions in the specific trade. Note: For state employees the special experience will be interpreted at the level of Skilled Maintainer or Department of Transportation Maintainer 2 area.

Substitution Allowed: Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of subject requirements in a maintenance trade area may be substituted for two (2) years of General Experience.

• Incumbent in this class may be required to possess appropriate current licenses or permits

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Employees appointed to positions in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties. A pre-placement physical examination and drug screening is required for this position. Working Conditions: Incumbents may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions and to risk of injury from equipment. Medical exam, drug screen and criminal background check will be required prior to offer of employment.

Note: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Eligible applicants must submit a cover letter; an HR-12 Application for Employment, copy of any licenses and two current letters of professional references. State employees must submit a copy of the last two (2) years of performance appraisals to:

Marlene Cordero
Office of Human Resources
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515
Fax: (203) 392-5571

An Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer