Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Carpenter position. The Carpenter performs full performance level carpentry work in the construction, renovation, altering, maintenance and repair of wooden articles, wood substitutes, composite, equipment, and structures. This position performs skilled work at a journey level with a thorough understanding of materials, methods, and tools used in new construction, repairs, and renovations. The Carpenter follows plans to ensure requirements and specifications are met.
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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.
Our benefits include:
100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employee and all of their eligible family members
College-paid life and disability insurance
College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
• High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
• Trade school degree in a related craft along with at least three (3) years of verifiable experience learning the carpentry trade as a helper or apprentice required.
• Knowledge of the methods, practices, materials and tools used in the carpentry trade required.
• Knowledge of proper safety guidelines for Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required.
• Ability to apply moderate physical effort including standing, kneeling and working from ladders and scaffolding.
• Valid current driver's license required.
• Ability to make simple arithmetic computations required.
• Ability to follow and understand written and oral instructions required.
• Ability to work with a computer required.
• Ability to work evenings, weekends, and perform overtime when necessary.
• Ability to work both indoors and outdoors during all seasons and conditions required.
• Ability to use all types of tools including but not limited to power saws, power drills, and all types of power equipment required.
• Ability to perform occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing and balancing required.
• Ability to carry up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to work in high/confined spaces.
• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds required.
• Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety pre-cautions of the carpentry trade preferred.
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate's degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive.
We offer over 70 degree and certificate programs in art, science, business, technology and liberal arts. Many of our students have hectic schedules, and we know how to accommodate every type of learner. Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.