Housing Carpenter

Full time
Posted 1 month ago

Housing Carpenter

Fulltime – 2 positions

Date Classified: October 26, 2023

Business Unit: Housing
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC

Reporting to: Director of Housing

The Lax Kw’alaams Band and the Housing Department have immediate openings for 2 full-time Carpenters.
The successful candidate will be carrying out all the tasks within the Housing department.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Under the direct supervision of the Housing Director or designate. Carpenters shall be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

  • Variety of jobs, including the installation of doors and windows, building different pieces of furniture, rebuilding roofs, and design and build kitchens.
  • Responsible for identifying materials that need to be used, finding the right suppliers for that material, and working with a team of specialists who have the necessary skills and expertise to build and complete those projects.
  • Perform woodworking tasks
  • Prepare daily reports and follow maintenance schedules
  • Operate vehicles
  • Attendance at workshops & training as requested
  • Perform manual labor including climbing into confined areas in adverse conditions to carry out repair and installation procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Preference for candidates in possession of a Class 5 (minimum) or Class 3, 1, driver’s license and be able to show a responsible driving record; Required
  • Deal with the public in a courteous and considerate manner
  • Work conditions may be hazardous. Must be in good health & physical condition
  • Candidate must show a responsible attitude and desire to perform the duties required.
  • Experience working in an outdoor environment
  • Familiar with BC Building Codes
  • Must be able to work at heights safely
  • Advanced knowledge of using tools, machinery
  • Ability to oversee and teach safety while using tools and machinery
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines
  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • First Aid or OFA considered an asset
  • Commitment to a Healthy lifestyle
  • Basic plumbing and electrical experience is an asset

Compensation & Benefits
▪ Wages based on experience and certifications
▪ This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders
▪ Health, Dental Benefits

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2023

  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry or current CUPE Members.
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager
  • Email Resume or Inquiries to: [email protected]
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