Carpenter Trades II

Job Code: 3505722

Job Description

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New Westminster Schools Career Opportunity


Job Function:

  • Reports to the Maintenance Manager, or designate
  • Performs a variety of skilled and other tasks related to maintenance and repair of school district buildings, grounds and equipment under minimum supervision
  • Performs carpentry assignments ranging from minor repairs through to skilled journeyman work of design and manufacture of a variety of items
  • Repairs such items as doors, windows, floors, walls, ceilings, etc.
  • Builds and/or assist in the construction of offices, classrooms, furniture, etc.
  • May include the maintenance of work quality and accuracy
  • May be responsible for providing direction to other trades
  • Assists other trades as required
  • Other related duties as required


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Apprenticeship in Carpentry work, and a BC Interprovincial
    Certificate of Qualification in Carpentry work (TQ)
  • Valid B.C. driver’s license
  • Ability to perform a standard of workmanship at a tradesman’s level
  • Thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the standard practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment of the trade
  • Skill in the use of tools and equipment of the trade
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions
  • Ability to plan and carry out an effective work schedule with a minimum of supervision
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff, students and the community

Hours of Work & Salary:

Temporary position working 40 hours per week, normally 7:00a.m. – 3:30p.m., Monday – Friday, at $36.56 per hour.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, click on the APPLY ONLINE button at the bottom of the page. Please include your resume, including copies of certificates or diplomas and references..

School District No. 40 (New Westminster) is an equal opportunity employer. Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Search is a legislated requirement.

About New Westminster Schools

The New Westminster School District has a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, learning styles and needs. Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community dedicated to supporting each of our unique learners so they will have the skills and competencies they need to be productive and successful citizens in a rapidly changing world.

The City of New Westminster sits in the center of Metro Vancouver between the larger communities of Burnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey and Richmond. Despite its location, the city is relatively small and has retained a strong sense of history and community. The total population is approximately 70,000 and is expected to grow to 84,000 by 2021.

The student population is reflective of the city’s population, with a full range of social and cultural backgrounds forming a diverse presence in our schools. In the Kindergarten to Grade 12 system, there are 6,385 students.

New Westminster Schools welcomes and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, any gender identity or expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your request in an email to

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Posted On
May 25, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
New Westminster
District Office
Employment Start Date
July 04, 2023
End Date
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Additional Documents
  • Certificates & Diplomas