Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Carpenter

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Carpenter

    Work Site:

    Additional Sites:

    Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC

    Various sites on the North Shore

    Status: Regular Full Time
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $32.20 per hour


    Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

    Reference#: 124165-rro

    Come work as a Carpenter with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

    Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Carpenter to join the Plant Maintenance team in North Vancouver, BC. This position will be based out of Lions Gate Hospital and will work on sites throughout the North Shore area.


    As a Carpenter with VCH you will:

    • Perform skilled carpentry work in accordance with applicable Building Codes and By-Laws in the construction, installation, maintenance and repair of building structural elements, fixtures, and furniture using power tools such as table saws, mitre saws, routers, jointers, and sanders and hand tools such as hammers, screw drivers, squares, chisels, levels, hand saws, clamps and planes.


    Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.



    Education & Experience

    • Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Carpenter recognized by the Province of B.C.
    • Two years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
    • Ability to organize work.
    • Ability to operate related equipment.

    The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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