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Supply Carpenter/Surplus Furniture - Part Time

Omaha Public Schools Omaha, NE
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Job Title:  Supply Carpenter/Surplus Furniture â?? Part Time

Location: Distribution Center - 4515 South 68th Street, Omaha, NE 68117

Reports To:  Distribution Center Administrator

Work Schedule: Mondayâ??Wednesday 7:00 a.m.â??3:30 p.m., Thursdayâ??7:00 a.m. â?? 12 p.m.

Salary Schedule:  This is a part-time non-negotiated position. Salary grade 50 O



Position Purpose:  This position will be working under direct supervision of the Distribution Center Administrator to perform rough and finish carpentry.  The position is responsible for efficient and quality accomplishment of general maintenance and replacement of deteriorated furniture.


Essential Performance Responsibilities:

  • Clean and repair office and classroom furniture items to be distributed to Schools/Departments in the District.
  • Physically load and unload trucks for delivery and receiving.
  • Physically move furniture throughout the warehouse for storage and staging.
  • Make deliveries of equipment and furniture items.
  • Assist with other warehouse duties assigned by the Distribution Center Administrator.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • General carpentry and furniture repair experience required.
  • Class B Commercial Driverâ??s License required.
  • General welding experience preferred.
  • General warehouse knowledge preferred.
  • Must be able to lift tools and supplies weighing up to 50lbs on a daily basis.
  • Valid driverâ??s license and a safe driving record.
  • Must be able to drive a delivery truck.
  • Forklift Picker experience preferred.
  • Must have excellent reading and writing skills.
  • Must pass a basic math test.
  • Ability to pass functional assessment of physical abilities.


Additional Duties:  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Distribution Center Administrator and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.


Equipment:  This position may require the ability to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with OPSâ??s guidelines for equipment use.


Travel:  Limited travel may be required.


Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:

  • Must be able to respond rapidly in emergency situations.
  • Must have organization, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Work in school building and central office environments. 



  • Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors.
  • Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day-to-day tasks.
  • Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues.
  • Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service.


Employee Punctuality and Appearance:

  • In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
  • Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employeeâ??s supervisor or building administrator.
  • All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of Omaha Public Schools and is appropriate for their position.

Terms of Employment:

This position is treated as a part-time non-exempt classified position. The terms of your employment will be governed by applicable state laws regulating employment in a Nebraska public school and Board of Education policies, as those laws and policies may change from time to time. If your position is represented by a collective bargaining representative, then your employment will also be governed by a negotiated agreement between OPS and that collective bargaining representative.


The offer of employment is contingent upon:

  • Obtaining and providing verification of all licenses, certificates, and other requirements for the position (e.g., Paraprofessionals obtaining â??Highly Qualified status,â? etc.), as identified and maintaining all licenses, certificates, and requirements for your position throughout employment.
  • A background check which demonstrates to OPS that background is acceptable for the position.
  • Verification of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work in the United States.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (if required for position offered).
  • Successful completion of a tuberculosis skin test (if required for position offered). 

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities, employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director for the Office of Equity and Diversity, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131. (531-299-0307)   


The Omaha Public School District is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process please contact the human resources department at 531-299-0240.




Date Posted May 24, 2024
Requisition 14688
Located In Omaha, NE
Salary Comment 34.00 per hour - 34.00 per hour / Per Hour
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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