Employment Opportunity


Main Purpose & Function

The Carpenter is responsible for performing skilled carpentry and joinery work at the journeyman level. This position requires experience and knowledge in the use of tools and machinery related to the performance of advanced carpentry/joinery, maintenance, repair & alterations at civic buildings, recreational facilities, and structures.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

The Carpenter must be able to effectively direct subordinates and work with minimal supervision on a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Joinery tasks both in the carpentry shop and at all civic facilities.
  • Carpentry and joinery work in construction, alteration, repair, and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, doors, windows, furniture, counters, vanities, wall paneling, plastic laminates, glass board, rink plastic, moldings, all architectural hardware, concrete forms.
  • This position performs duties using innovative techniques, best practices, and materials to improve quality, reduce costs and improve productivity; could read and work from blueprints and sketches; provides estimates of work and performs related work as required.
  • Thorough knowledge of various methodologies, innovativeness, best practices, regulatory requirements –WCB, WHMIS, drawings and specifications, tools, materials, equipment, etc., used in maintenance, installation, and construction.
  • Performs related duties as required.


Education and Experience:

  • 4 years of experience in commercial or residential carpentry
  • Ability to comprehend schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches, building plans, and other specifications.
  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety, as well the ability to complete a band-specific safety orientation.

Interview Process:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Work/Personal Reference Check

Application Deadline:

Open until filled.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to hr@ulkatcho.ca. Please include “Carpenter” in the subject line. Or drop off at the reception counter at the band office.