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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Class Code:B7402


SUMMARY :   Under general supervision, performs a variety of journey level carpentry work in maintaining County facilities.



·         Troubleshoots facility maintenance/repair problems in order to identify the nature and extent of the maintenance/repair problem, identify the type of repair/preventive measure needed, identify potential safety issues, and determine if other trades workers are needed.

·         Builds a variety of cabinets, counters, shelves, book cases, and related items in order to meet the storage needs of the user, minimize cost to the County, and/or meet special user needs.

·         Replaces/installs a variety of doors, ceilings, and windows in order to provide/maintain a safe/secure work environment and/or maintain and acceptable appearance of work/public areas.

·         Installs/repairs a variety of floor coverings in order to maintain a safe environment and/or maintain acceptable appearance of the area.

·         Reconfigures office space in order to accommodate changes in staffing and/or Department space needs.

·         Repairs a variety of file cabinets, drawers, locks, and related equipment in order to maximize useful life of the equipment and ensure the equipment operates safely and correctly.

·         Repairs/installs a variety of hardware, including door closers/hinges, wall brackets, signs, office equipment, display cases, locks, thresholds, etc. in order to comply with Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility regulations, ensure doors open/close properly, maintain security, and/or ensure a safe work environment.

·         Interacts with the public and County employees in order to answer questions or identify their service needs.

·         Performs related work as required.


KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS – REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE : (Applicants are expected to possess the required Knowledges, Abilities, and/or Skills listed below prior to being hired for positions in this job title.)

·         Knowledge of established safety procedures for using a variety of tools and equipment associated with skilled carpentry work.

·         Knowledge of tools and equipment used for a variety of skilled carpentry work.

·         Knowledge of types of materials appropriate for use in carpentry projects and repair activities.

·         Knowledge of basic mathematics, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

·         Knowledge of types of materials appropriate for use in a variety of roof repair activities.

·         Knowledge of tools and equipment used for a variety of concrete repair work.

·         Ability to read, understand, and follow instructions regarding the operation of tools/equipment used in completing a variety of skilled carpentry projects.

·         Ability to operate tools/equipment used in completing a variety of skilled carpentry projects.

·         Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs. without assistance.

·         Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and/or division.

·         Ability to analyze problems and identify possible solutions.

·         Ability to perform routine maintenance/repairs on tools/equipment used in completing a variety of skilled carpentry projects.

·         Ability to determine the tools/equipment needed to complete the assigned project.

  • Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.


KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS – NOT REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE BUT EXPECTED TO BE DEVELOPED ON THE JOB:    (The following Knowledges, Abilities, and/or Skills listed below, although considered to be necessary in order to perform the work of this job title, are not required at time of hire.)

·         Knowledge of safety procedures for storing/disposing of a variety of hazardous materials.



Successful completion of job related tests.   Two (2) years journey level construction and/or maintenance carpentry work, or completion of an accredited course/apprenticeship in carpentry desired.  


Must possess a valid Florida Driver = s License.



Bargaining Unit:      Blue Collar                             

FLSA Status:           Non-exempt

Code of Ethics Certification:            No

Class Spec. Estab./Revised:          E 10/1976    R 04/2012



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