Carpenter (Permanent)

Job Code: 3186710

Job Details


Recognized for its diversity, dedication to inclusion, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a long history of providing high quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to be “The Best Place to Learn and Lead.”

As an employer, we provide comprehensive growth, learning, and engagement opportunities to our committed professionals across the district. We are currently looking for a full-time permanent Carpenter to join our Facilities Services department to perform construction, millwork, and maintenance alteration at the journeyman level across the district’s 53 facilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Framing and constructing structures for the installation and maintenance of new construction and renovation projects on existing district facilities.
  • Performs structural and non-structural framing work such as walls, window frames, doorframes, and ceilings.
  • Building, repairing, and installing a variety of millwork such as cabinets, counters, shelving units, and other finishing work for offices and classrooms.
  • Designing, reading, and interpreting plans, drawings and specifications of equipment and furnishings;
  • Providing technical expertise to district staff as required.
  • Responding to carpentry emergencies throughout the district such as roof leaks, broken windows, and vandalism.
  • Operating a district vehicle and maintaining the vehicles carpentry equipment and materials inventory as necessary.
  • Performs other related job duties of comparable importance, difficulty and responsibility as required.

Required Qualifications

Grade 12 or equivalent plus a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Apprenticeship in Carpentry or equivalent apprenticeship training and a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification in Carpentry (T.Q.);

  • Two (2) years’ experience at a journeyman level in commercial and institutional carpentry, including renovation, repair and finishing work.
  • Thorough knowledge of current techniques, methods, procedures, regulations, standards, and materials applicable to the carpentry trade.
  • Competency in the use and care of tools and equipment common to the trade.
  • Ability to organize workload, work under periodic pressure and complete assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, pushing, pulling and moving heavy materials, equipment and supplies.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
  • Good communication skills.

Interested applicants MUST provide proof of TQ/Red Seal qualifications to be considered.

This is a unionized position that offers a 40-hour work week with an hourly wage of $38.60, plus a comprehensive benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation, and sick benefits.

For more information about Richmond School District 38, please visit or our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest, however ONLY those being considered for interviews will be contacted.

Richmond School District is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Our ability to provide the best education for our student population relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted On
May 27, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas