NSCC - Carpenter

Carpenter (FS17)


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) - Ivany Campus

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Department of Facilities Management

Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately January 3, 2018 and ending approximately June 8, 2018

Application deadline is midnight, December 21, 2018

Competition No. 2017-338

Salary range: $46,711.64 to $49,889.83 annually

What you will be doing…

Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, you will be responsible for all phases of carpentry work related to building maintenance and building renovations. You will perform various other maintenance related tasks as assigned and you may also be required to take on lead hand responsibilities during peak periods of construction. Shift work and on call may be required.

What we are looking for…

You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day. You understand our position as role models to our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do. You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission. You bring a learning-centered perspective to everything you do. You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?

Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is Inter-Provincial Carpentry Certification. Training in WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety regulations would be considered an asset as would Standard First Aid and CPR.

  • You have a minimum of two years of recent and related occupational experience in a facility, commercial or industrial setting combined with a minimum of two years supervisory experience.

  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail and Megamation.

  • You have demonstrated experience providing general maintenance duties with specific experience in building maintenance, drywall, construction/renovations and door maintenance.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion

  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and are able to interact effectively with a diversity of people

  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and are able to create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction

  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment

  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill using Scissor Lifts, Zoom Booms and powered hand tools. You possess a thorough knowledge of the national and local Building Codes in order to develop recommendations.

  • You are familiar working within and committed to complying with OHS policies and procedures

  • You have a proven ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to construction renovation scheduling.

  • You are able to perform all physical duties of the job as required for the operation and maintenance of the facilities and operation of small hand tools and shop equipment

  • A valid NS driver’s license is a bona fide relevant occupational requirement for this position.

What you will experience at NSCC…

You will change lives. You will join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you will be part of that change.

You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects.

You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.

You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to Indigenous Persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

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