City of San Antonio Carpenter II in 6798 CULEBRA RD SAN ANTONIO, United States

Carpenter II



Carpenter II


$13.75 Hourly


TX 78228, TX

Job Type

4A Full-Time


TCI - Operations

Job Number



8/19/2017 11:59 PM Central

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Job Summary

Under general supervision, is responsible for performing skilled work in carpentry and maintenance of City streets and buildings. May exercise functional supervision over assigned staff.

Essential Job Functions

  • Form setting for concrete flat work such as sidewalks, driveways, foundations, curbs, retaining walls, and wheelchair ramps.

  • Performs light concrete finishing.

  • Excavates and preps for concrete forms


  • Tie various type of steel for concrete structures.

  • Operate small machinery such as skid loaders and backhoes.

  • Able to work with hand tools such as handsaws, sledgehammers, hammer drills, and general construction tools.

  • Repairs wooden and chain link fences.

  • Works from blueprints, drawings, or oral instructions.

  • May supervise semi-skilled employees in carpentry and maintenance of City-owned buildings (depending on area of assignment).

  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).

  • Three (3) years of experience in carpentry.

  • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.


  • Concrete form setting for flat-work construction.

  • Experience with finishing concrete.


  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

  • Full-time City of San Antonio employees are allowed to substitute two years of related experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience. Effective July 9, 2010, external applicants must meet the minimum requirements of the job without substitution.

  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.


  • Physical requirements include frequently lifting/carrying 50 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate carpentry tools and equipment. Subject to walking, standing, sitting, stooping, lifting, kneeling, climbing, and crawling to perform essential functions. Working conditions are inside and outside with frequent exposure to temperature variations, dust, dirt, noise, and toxic fumes and vapors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of carpentry terminology and materials used in the trade.

  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.

  • Skill in using carpentry tools and equipment.

  • Ability to interpret blueprints, sketches, and specifications.

  • Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position.

The City of San Antonio (CoSA) strives to provide a competitive compensation and benefit package to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce. To accomplish this, CoSA offers subsidized health care benefits for active and retired employees, paid disability benefits, paid life insurance, as well as automatic participation in a pension program which is currently matched two to one.

For more detailed information, please click on the following link to view Benefits offered by the City of San Antonio:


  • Part-Time and Temporary positions are not eligible for CoSA Benefits.

  • Holiday and Leave benefits for Pre-K 4 SA full-time positions may be different than what is listed at the above link.