CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
CARPENTRY GROUP LEADER I
This is supervisory carpentry work. An employee in this class supervises the activities
of a small to moderate-sized crew of journeyman, semiskilled and/or laboring personnel engaged
in the fabrication, construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of wooden articles, equipment
and structures. Work may include participation in the more difficult and complex work
assignments. Work is performed under the general supervision of a maintenance supervisor.
Working conditions involve some disagreeable aspects.
ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met in order for a position to be allocated to this class.)
- The position must be responsible for supervising the activities of a group of full
performance level carpenters engaged in the fabrication, construction, alteration, and
repair of wooden articles, equipment, and structures.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
- Reviews work orders; inspects job sites; makes estimates of time and materials for specific work; orders the required supplies; determines work priorities and assigns work; reviews work in progress and upon completion for conformance to job orders, work instructions
and standard trade practices; ascertains that work is performed under safe work conditions.
- Directs the activities of personnel engaged in shop work using manual and power tools
and equipment to fabricate, construct and repair articles such as wooden desks, tables, shelves
- May perform skilled bench work in a carpentry shop operating such equipment as power
saws, joiners, planers and wood lathes.
- Performs related work as required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- the standard practices, methods, materials, and tools of the carpentry trade and the qualities and uses of various woods.
- the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the carpentry trade.
- the use and care of tools, materials and equipment of the carpentry trade.
- plan, assign and review the work of a group of employees engaged in the installation, maintenance and repair of carpentry fixtures and accessories.
- interpret and work from blueprints, sketches and specifications.
- estimate time and materials.
- follow oral and written instructions and to prepare rough working sketches.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (The following statement
represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject
applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based
on training and experience requirements as approved on 1/64.)
- Education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth school grade.
- Four years of experience in the carpentry trade as a helper or apprentice.
- Two years of full performance level carpentry experience.
Or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department.
PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES
- Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator's license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment and during tenure of employment as a Carpentry Group Leader I, if required by work assignment.
PAY RANGE: 17
Class Established: 1/1953
Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC - 2/1996 ; Ad Board - 5/1996
END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 7H13