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Carpenter/Maintenance Worker

Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/03
Posting End Date: 2024/04/17
Category: Maintenance
Sub Category: Construction Trades
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 24.92
Maximum Salary: 32.40
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Human Resource Office (HRO)
State Personnel Branch
4794 General Manning Avenue, Building 442
Boise, Idaho 83705-8112
Telephone: (208) 801-4273


Registers established from this announcement may remain valid up to one year to fill vacancies within the same classification.

                      ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:                   24-33-MN

                      AREA OF CONSIDERATION:                      Open to current enlisted members of the Idaho National Guard (Military membership is a condition of employment)

                      POSITION TITLE:                                          Carpenter/Maintenance Worker   * 1 full-time/permanent position available; 1 part-time temporary

available, not to exceed 1,385 hours in a 12-month rolling period

                      PAY GRADE:                                                     NGA-8

                      POSITION CONTROL NUMBER:             5417

                     CLASS CODE:                                                   20192

                     SALARY RANGE:                                             $24.92 to $32.40 hourly ($51,830 to $67,384 annually) - Starting Pay typically is at Step 1, $24.92/hour

                     FLSA CODE:                                                      Covered

                     DUTY LOCATION:                                           Idaho Military Division, Idaho Army National Guard (IDARNG)Construction and Facilities Management Office (CFMO), Orchard Combat Training Center (OCTC), Boise, Idaho, Gowen Field - not remote
To learn more about the OCTC, please visit

                     TYPE OF POSITION:                                     Military Nonclassified; Army or Air; Enlisted

                     COMPATIBLE MILITARY FIELD:                Not Applicable

The HRO State Personnel Branch will not forward non-qualifying or incomplete application packets for consideration – ensure to attach all required information as specified below. PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE APPLYING.

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

State of Idaho Employees: When searching for a new career within the state, browse and apply through Luma Opportunities. Applying through the State External Career website will cause duplicate profiles and will slow the processing of your application for a new job. Internal candidates should always use Luma Opportunities.


  • Military Division Mandatory Questions – Attachment of your individual responses to mandatory questions for all applicants
  • Qualifications - Attachment of your individual responses to each of the Mandatory Requirements and each Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) specified in this announcement under QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS. Attach document/pdf to your application with all your responses. This is required to assess you meet all requirements for consideration. If not provided, your application will be considered INCOMPLETE.
  • Documentation identified as a Mandatory Requirement – When required, attach copies of educational diplomas, transcripts, or training certificates; or professional licenses, certifications or registrations.
  • Optional: Attach a resume and/or other supplemental documentation to support your qualifications.


  • (1) Except for minor traffic offenses, have you ever entered a plea of guilty, no contest, or had a withheld judgment to a felony offense?
    If YES please explain on a separate paper and attach it to your application.

  • (2) Do you certify that I am a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or a Foreign National with authorization to work in the United States

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must attach to their application individual responses addressing each requirement separately.

Mandatory Requirements (conditions of employment) Provide the requested information, address your willingness and ability to meet the applicable condition and/or how you meet the requirement.

Provide your individual responses in an attachment to your application addressing each requirement (1-3) separately.

(1) Must be an enlisted member of the Idaho National Guard. Provide your military grade, job title, MOS/AFSC/AOC and unit of assignment. 

(2) Must have and maintain a valid and unrestricted state issued driver’s license (from any state) and meet qualifications for a military/government vehicle operator’s license. Provide your driver’s license number, issuing state, license expiration date, and the full name specified on the license. (Do not provide a copy of your driver’s license.) 

(3) Must have, or be eligible to obtain, and maintain a favorable T1 (NACI) Federal Background Investigation. If a selected candidate does not have a current favorable T1, as a condition of employment he/she must submit to the investigation process immediately upon hire/appointment. (At a minimum, a favorable suitability determination by the State Security Manager is required prior to appointment into this position.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Applicants must have 18-months of specialized experience performing related to the duties as specified below.
In your detailed, individualized responses describe your civilian and military education, training, and work experience as it relates to each KSA that demonstrated your related experience. KSA responses assist in verifying your qualifications and determining the best-qualified applicants.

Provide your individual responses in an attachment to your application addressing each requirement (1-9) separately.

(1) Thorough knowledge of proper technical and safety practices relating to the carpentry field. 

(2) Knowledge of the Uniform Building Code and Construction Standards. 

(3) Skills and ability to interpret basic sketches, schematics, blueprints and specifications relating to the carpentry and construction fields. 

(4) Skills and ability to install, maintain, repair and adjust all types of locks and their components. 

(5) Knowledge of electronic door locks and computerized door lock systems. 

(6) Ability to be effective and efficient in organizing, planning and scheduling projects to achieve maximum production. 

(7) Ability and skill to proficiently estimate labor hours and materials accurately for carpentry jobs using acceptable estimating standards. 

(8) Knowledge of overhead doors, vertical lifting fabric doors, roof systems, gutters and fixed ladders. 

(9) Knowledge and skill to perform rough framing, concrete forming/finishing, insulating, sheet rocking, finish carpentry and painting. 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Refer to the position description below.

a. Each person hired will be required to provide verification of eligibility to work in the United States and may be subject to a criminal background check.
b. Refer to the position description for the Mandatory Requirements for this position.
c. Military Nonclassified employees are required to comply with military standards and wear the appropriate uniform.
d. Must be an enlisted member of the Idaho National Guard. Loss of military membership or compatible military grade/status will result in loss of employment.
e. The State of Idaho, Military Division is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, and disability or age (which does not interfere with job accomplishment or job eligibility based upon the position description Mandatory Requirements). Appropriate consideration shall be given to veterans in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

PERSONNEL MANAGER CERTIFICATION: The title, series, grade, duties and responsibilities are complete and accurate as written and a current or projected vacancy exists as advertised.

                                                                                 Gloria A. Duncan
                                                                                 Supervisory Human Resource Specialist
                                                                                 Military Division – State Personnel Branch

Applications accepted online only (State employees should apply after logging in to Luma). If you are unable to apply online, please contact the HRO office by phone 208-801-4273/4276 or email [email protected] or [email protected] to discuss alternative options.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Idaho Military Division.

By submitting your application, you are certifying all answers and statements are true and complete to the best of your knowledge. You understand that should an investigation disclose untruthful or misleading answers, your application may be rejected, name removed from consideration, or employment with the State terminated.



INTRODUCTION: This position is assigned to an Idaho National Guard facilities maintenance organization functioning within the State of Idaho – Military Division. The primary purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair and minor construction on facilities used by the Idaho National Guard. 

This position is assigned to the Construction and Facilities Management Office (CFMO), Boise/Orchard Combat Training Center (OCTC) and Operational Readiness Training Complex (ORTC) (off Gowen Field Main Base). 


1. Performs a wide variety of preventative maintenance, inspections and repair activities generally including electric and manual chain and belt driven overhead doors, vertical lifting fabric doors, roof systems, gutters and fixed ladders. Performs small repairs to metal, asphalt and ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) roofing systems and gutters. Performs repairs to overhead doors and fixed ladders as required. Performs a wide variety of maintenance and repair activities generally including repair or replacement of miscellaneous door hardware, glazing, interior and exterior wall finishes, floor covering, roof repair, and lock repair. 

2. Performs general construction to include rough framing, concrete forming/finishing, insulating, sheet rocking, finish carpentry and painting. Construct, install, or repair items such as frame structures, decking, partitions, shelving, doors, forms and siding. Apply knowledge of wood, composite materials, wood substitutes, and woodworking techniques, as well as basic shop mathematics to plan, measure, and lay out materials according to dimensional requirements and specifications. Working knowledge of woodworking techniques and basic shop mathematics. Uses measuring tapes, squares, levels, and other carpentry tools to plan, lay out, measure, cut, construct and install materials according to dimensional requirements and specifications. Performs techniques to prevent splitting, chipping, and splintering and of the types and uses of various nails, screws, specialized fasteners, and bonding materials. Uses skilled techniques to construct, install, repair, and modify wood and wood substitute structures and items requiring close tolerance fit and structural soundness. Performs standard surface preparation and coating methods and techniques. Uses knowledge of the properties and be able to mix all types of plastering materials such as base coat gypsum, lime plaster, concrete bonding plaster, and finishing plaster. Performs brush out, roll on, spray coating materials, cutting-in techniques and dip and overflow methods for texture and painting. Uses tools and equipment such as scrapers, wire brushes, putty knives, sandpaper, paintbrushes, rollers, and spray guns. Uses techniques and procedures involved in laying a variety of brick, block, wood and metal in the construction or repair of such items as partitions, walls and walkways. Performs trowel work spreading mortar and finishing joints using gauge line, spirit level, and plumb bob in obtaining straight courses. 

3. Uses hand and power tools associated with the building trades. Calibrates, maintains and operates a wide variety of machines and tools. Assemble items with a variety of joining techniques such as miters, rabbets, dados, biscuit, and mortise and tenon joints. Uses glues and adhesives to secure wood pieces, veneers, and counter tops. Ability to use wood, metal, and various composite materials to install or replace interior partitions, flooring, panels, suspended ceilings and tiles, counter tops, and moldings. Repairs or replaces commercial doors and miscellaneous door hardware. Fabricates vinyl signs and stencil lettering on a variety of substrate. 

4. Estimates labor-hour and material requirements for assigned projects. Prepares the paperwork required to request materials. Accurately interpret drawings, blueprints, and specifications independently, and determines the layout, work sequences and types of materials necessary for jobs. Able to plan and carry out projects from initial layout to completion with accuracy, spacing, fit, and structural soundness and finished professional appearance. Accurately accounts for labor-hours and materials utilized on assigned projects. 

5. Coordinates with other trades on assigned projects utilizing more than one building trade. Works effectively with co-workers and other military and civilian personnel. Demonstrates and promotes a respectful workplace that complies with policies of the Adjutant General/Idaho Military Division and the Idaho Air National Guard. Observes and ensures compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies and serves as a role model for the Whistleblower Protection Program, Equal Opportunity/Equal Employment Opportunity (EO/EEO), security and workplace safety practices, policies and regulations at all times. Maintains a safe and drug/alcohol free workplace. 

6. Assists Maintenance Operations Managers with minor project development tasks to include research, contractor escorts, scope of work development, work order management, and other tasks. Helps journeyman staff for preventive maintenance and repairs for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical tasks. Assists Grounds Maintenance & Pest Controller with a wide variety of ground and pest management tasks to include pesticide application, vegetative control, pest management, and other grounds maintenance tasks. 

7. Performs other related duties and projects as necessary or assigned.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The incumbent works under general supervision, as designated, and uses applicable regulations, policies and procedures for technical guidance.

PERSONAL WORK CONTACTS: Works closely with military, federal technician and state personnel of the Idaho National Guard/Idaho Military Division. May have personal contact with many individuals at all levels of command, government and in the private sector.

WORK CONDITIONS/ PHYSICAL EFFORT: Works inside and outside in inclement weather. May be exposed to icy, wet and slippery surfaces and temperature extremes. Subject to the dangers from exposure to high noise levels, moving equipment, power equipment, falling debris or flying particles. Must be able to work at moderate heights and in confined areas. Physical efforts include climbing, stooping, standing, bending, stretching, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Requires moderate to strenuous physical exertion. Lifts heavy equipment and components weighing up to 40 pounds. Incumbent may be required to work an irregular scheduled (days and hours) due to mission requirements.

FLSA Overtime Code: C (Covered; time and one-half)
EEOC: F08 (Skilled Craft)
WCC: 9015
MARCH 2024

  • State Benefits:

    The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


    The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

    Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

    *Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.