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15 Dec 2023

Full-Time Facilities Maintenance Specialist – Carpentry

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

The Facilities Maintenance Specialist is a journey level position performing skilled work using standardized practices in carpentry and building maintenance.  Incumbents are responsible for all areas of their trade.  i.e. Framing, roofing mending and repairs, siding repairs, all phases of drywall installation and repairs, flooring repairs, all types, fencing mending and repairs, basic to advanced finish carpentry skills are useful, use of power tools, basic mechanical skills are needed.




Education and Experience:


Completion of a trades apprenticeship program leading to the equivalent of a Journey card or license in the assigned specialty area; and,


Two years of general experience in building maintenance, construction, or an additional trade.


Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.


Ability to pass Sheriff’s background clearance prior to employment as required for work performed in the Jail facility.


Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.


Knowledge of: Methods, tools and materials used in the assigned trade and in commercial building maintenance and repair; preventive maintenance procedures; codes and regulations applicable to the specialty system and building maintenance in general; purchasing and bid requirements; computer systems used in building system diagnosis; occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with the trades.


Ability to: View, diagnose and repair a variety of complex equipment within the assigned specialty trade; read building construction plans, blue prints, and equipment instruction manuals; demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position; prepare cost estimates and bid specifications; maintain accurate records; communicate effectively with other encountered in the course of the work; safely use and care for tools and equipment.




If you wish to upload a resume or other documents: Resumes and documents must be attached together in the ‘Resume Upload’ section of the application.  Multiple files are allowed, but all applicant attachments must be uploaded simultaneously, as there is no way to edit or append uploaded materials after submitting the application.


Application Review (Pass/Fail) – An online application is required.  Attaching a resume does not substitute for a completed application; incomplete applications will not pass the application review. Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.


Practical Exam (Pass/Fail) – This recruitment may require a practical exam which will be job related and may include, but not be limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.


Oral Interview – The interview will be job related and may include, but not be limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Top candidate(s) will continue in the process.


Employment References will be conducted for the final candidates and may include verification of education.


It is the general policy of the County that new employees should be hired at the lower steps of the applicable range and advance through the range at the normal progression.



Examples of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Defines, develops and performs preventive maintenance programs for all specialty area equipment and systems within the County buildings.
  • Installs and repairs all specialty area systems and equipment within County buildings.
  • Maintains records and work reports on all work performed.
  • Obtains competitive price quotes, locates vendors, and purchases supplies necessary to maintain inventory and complete assigned projects.
  • Designs, engineers, and modifies relevant components of remodel projects within County buildings.
  • Works as a part of a team in the design and implementation of remodel projects; may necessitate performing support work within another trade area.
  • Provides guidance and training to Workers and other staff within the assigned trade area.
  • Reads, understands, and utilizes complicated blue prints, schematics and plans.
  • Coordinates with architects, engineers and outside contractors to complete assigned projects.



Salary Grade




Salary Range

$29.84 – $40.28- per hour


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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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