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Restoration Carpenter - Government of Alberta, Ministry of Arts Culture and Status of Women - Lamont County, AB Canada

  • 07 Jun 2024 5:10 PM
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    Restoration Carpenter

    Government of Alberta, Ministry of Arts Culture and Status of Women

    Lamont County, Alberta. Canada.

    Closing Date: June 21, 2024

    Salary: $3,130.91 bi-weekly ($81,716/year) 

    Role Responsibilities: 

    The Restoration Carpenter plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful execution of construction, restoration, and maintenance projects at historic properties owned by the Government of Alberta. Reporting to the designated Heritage Conservation Technologist (HCT) of the Conservation and Construction Services Program (CCS), this position involves both hands-on and supervisory duties in planning, executing, and inspecting such projects. Responsibilities include assigning and overseeing tasks within the CCS Program's in-house work crew of tradespeople and conservation and maintenance workers. Additionally, the position entails monitoring and inspecting the specialized historic building trades and crafts performed by hired contractors, with feedback provided to the HCT. Moreover, the position is tasked with managing all aspects of the restoration workshop.

    This position performs hands on work on a variety of contemporary and traditional trades and crafts in the development and maintenance of these historic resources to ensure their preservation. The protection, preservation and presentation of these historic resources are divisional core business objectives. This position also manages all aspects of the restoration workshop, including administration and purchasing.

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Assigns and supervises the work of the restoration tradespeople, conservation and maintenance workers, and labourers.
    • Manages the Historic Resources Management Branch, restoration workshop located at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village.
    • Manages CCS Crew, temporary staff, interns, and volunteers 
    • Ensures period craft and trades skills are utilized on projects.
    • Assists in project planning.
    • Performs historic restoration.
    • Performs Cyclical Preventative Maintenance.

    APS Competencies: 

    Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

    This link will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/system/files/custom_downloaded_images/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf.

    • Drive for Results: Follows standards and methodologies established by the program area to achieve objectives.
    • Build Collaborative Environments: Coordination and collaboration across program areas and other government departments, community stakeholders, and contracted resources.
    • Creative Problem Solving: Seeks to solve technical problem by researching solutions and then coming up with the best solution. 


    Journeyperson level carpenter certification and 1 year of experience at the Journeyperson level, in both modern and traditional carpentry and crafts in the restoration and maintenance of historic structures and their landscapes.

    • Red seal certification in carpentry is required, 
    • Ability to travel to different sites within Alberta is required.
    • Valid driver licence is required.
    • Must have good written and oral communication skills and provide a written weekly update to the HCT on all projects currently being worked on.
    • Must have good supervisory skill and enjoy working in a team environment.
    • Thorough knowledge of restoration strategies and the skills to execute their strategies.
    • Familiarity with both historic and modem construction tools and equipment and be able to manage a fully equipped restoration workshop.
    • Familiar with the Alberta Building Code, 
    • familiar with The Standards & Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada and the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act.

    Minimum recruitment standards outline the minimum education and experience required for appointment to a job classification. 

    Refer to https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-minimum-recruitment-standards.

    For more information on the Ministry, please visit  https://www.alberta.ca/arts-culture-and-status-of-women.

    For full job posting and information on how to apply please visit:  https://jobpostings.alberta.ca/job-invite/58912/


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