(Full-time) Maintenance Carpenter

Job Details

Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River. The main campus is located in the city of Redding, population 90,000. The area is characterized by excellent schools with high graduation rates, low traffic, and low housing prices (Zillow average $393,000 vs. California state average of $770,000).

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

Classified positions in the California Community College system offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the empowerment of our students seeking to improve their lives and communities. Our classified staff engage with a diverse employee and student populations, facilitating equitable outcomes for all by implementing and supporting our various employment and academic programs. As a classified staff member at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals and educators working together to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career in classified service at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.

To perform general skilled carpentry work involved in the maintenance, repair, alteration, and basic construction of campus buildings, equipment, and facilities. Employees in this classification receive general supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures. Employees in this classification may oversee and direct the work of others in the accomplishment of specific projects as assigned. This job class requires technical knowledge and skill related to the methods, procedures, materials, and equipment used in skilled carpentry work as well as the ability to perform semi-skilled general maintenance operations. This job class functions at a journey level of classification.

CLASSIFICATION: Range 37 on the current Classified Salary Schedule, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Work assignment hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

SUPERVISOR: Director of Physical Plant or designee

BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalPERS Retirement and an employee assistance program (EAP).Employees have the option to contribute to:

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
  • Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts
  • In addition, employees have the option to purchase:

  • Disability Income Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Only Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view the Classified Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability

    • Performs skilled rough and finish carpentry work in the alteration, repair, maintenance, and construction of buildings, partitions, cabinets, shelves, floors, roofs, doors, windows, fences, and furniture.
    • Repairs, alters, and constructs articles and structures of wood, fiberboard, and related materials.
    • Installs and/or builds doors, windows, partitions, cabinets, and performs formica work.
    • Makes estimates for and inspections of maintenance carpentry work.
    • Requisitions tools, materials, and equipment.
    • Builds and sets forms for concrete construction and finishes concrete.
    • Reads, interprets, and may draw blueprints, sketches, and plans; designs cabinets and other articles as assigned.
    • Estimates material costs for carpentry projects.
    • Requisitions necessary tools, materials, and equipment to complete carpentry projects.
    • Performs a variety of general semi-skilled maintenance, repair, and special project work as assigned.
    • Oversees and directs the work of others in a lead capacity as assigned.
    • Performs carpentry work in conformance with building and safety codes.
    • Performs other related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
    Knowledge of:
    • The general methods, procedures, equipment and tools related to carpentry work.
    • Carpentry rules, codes, and regulations.
    Ability to:
    • Perform skilled rough and finish carpentry work. Perform semi-skilled maintenance work in several areas of the building trades.
    • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams.
    • Understand and carry out a variety of complex instructions.
    • Safely use and operate a variety of hand tools, power tools, and other equipment used for building maintenance purposes.
    • Quickly and effectively diagnose carpentry needs and take appropriate action to meet these needs.
    • Effectively communicate in both oral and written forms.
    • Perform mathematical calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
    • Plan, layout, and estimate carpentry costs.
    • Oversee and direct the work of others in a lead capacity as assigned.
    • Safely and effectively work on ladders, scaffolding, rigging, and roofs of varying heights.
    • Meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform the required duties.
    • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.

    • Three years of journeyman carpentry including cost estimation.
    • High school graduate or equivalent and appropriate training.
    • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver's License.
    Additional Information

    Additional Preferred Materials to be attached to application:Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcementCurrent resumeCollege transcripts, if applicable (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)

    Attention Applicants:After application has been submitted, all application materials will be screened.Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.Candidate evaluations will not be considered.Reference letters from any member of the Hiring Committee or Board Members will not be considered.Interviews will be by invitation only.Interviews may be by Zoom.The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.New Classified Appointments will be placed at Step 1 on the Classified Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st if the hire date is before January 1st, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum fifth step.

    Longevity pay in accordance with Section 8.8 of the Classified Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.


    Shasta College is a comprehensive community college with campuses in Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity Counties, offering students a unique educational experience. Small class size allows faculty to provide personalized instruction and hands-on training. Shasta College is committed to providing access to the latest information technology.

    The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Community College District encompasses over 10,000 square miles serving approximately 247,700 residents of beautiful north­eastern California. The College is located four miles east of Redding, which is the population center of the upper Sacramento Valley. Located 220 miles northeast of San Francisco, the campus is situated on 337 acres and commands spectacular views of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, and the Trinity Alps. Nearby are some of the outstanding recreational areas in the western United States, including Shasta, Trinity, and Whiskeytown Lakes.

    Shasta College enrolls approximately 11,000 students, including on-campus day, on-campus evening, and off-campus students taking classes in extended education centers throughout the District. The College currently employs about 150 full-time faculty and administrators, 400 part-time instructors, and 200 support staff.

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