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Westside Community Schools Omaha, NE

Job Description

Westside Community Schools
Service Center
Building Services Job Description

POSITION:                Carpenter – District Wide (Category VI) 
                                  Full-Time – 12 months per year
                                  Approx. Shift Time:  Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

SUPERVISOR:        Director of Building Services


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Five years’ verifiable experience as a commercial building maintenance carpenter
  • Five years’ verifiable experience: installing drywall, concrete flatwork, framing, carpentry, flooring installation, laminate counters, and painting/staining
  • Verifiable experience installing and repairing building hardware, including locks & doors
  • Ability to read working drawings & plans, and ability to create simple drawings
  • Self-starter capable of planning, implementing, and evaluating carpentry repair and/or projects
  • Understand, communicate and implement oral and written instructions
  • Successful completion of locksmith course preferred but not required
  • Ability to climb ladders to a distance of 30 feet while carrying tools & supplies weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to lift and carry 70 lbs. to a distance of 50 feet or more
  • Physically able to perform tasks under working conditions which require walking, standing, lifting, carrying, and bending over for long periods of time
  • Ability to work with or without supervision, follow directions, operate work order system, etc.
  • Must be flexible and willing to adjust quickly to the changing demands of a busy rural/urban school district
  • Must work well with the public, staff, students, supervisors, etc.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license


  • Remodel, repair, modify or construct building facilities, furniture, cabinets, etc.
  • Install, repair, and maintain building hardware and locks
  • Operate forklift, skid loader, tractors and miscellaneous construction equipment
  • Plan and manage assigned projects around classroom schedules, etc.
  • Purchase building materials, supplies and equipment as needed
  • Prepare estimates as needed
  • Maintain adequate inventory of building and maintenance supplies
  • Work with other district staff on door hardware, locksmith duties, etc.
  • Responsible for the overall cleanliness, appearance, and maintenance of assigned work areas
  • Snow removal using a truck mounted snow plow, and able to use a snow blower & snow shovel (overtime is at times required to complete this task)
  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner in compliance with local, state and federal regulations
  • All other duties as assigned

Application Process: Online 

Westside Community Schools is an EEO employer

Job Details

Date Posted December 1, 2017
Date Closes December 31, 2017
Address Westside Community Schools
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 49-9042.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Construction Worker - Industry
  • Interior Systems Maintenance
  • Office Building Construction
  • Retail Building Construction
  • School - Maintenance
  • Other - Maintenance
  • Deal Construction, Framework, and Approvals
  • Facilities Maintenance

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  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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