Friday , February 3 2023


CA Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation

About the job

Job Description And Duties

Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Building Trades, the Carpenter III is responsible for: performing skilled work, lead and direct two (2) Carpenter II Staff and six (6) inmate Carpenters. Maintains order and supervises the conduct of inmates; protects and maintains the safety of persons and property. Conduct or supervise the erection, maintenance and repair of various buildings and structures; the drawing of working sketches and preparation of cost estimates; the maintenance of tools, materials, and equipment in good repair; and the preparation of simple reports. Layout jobs, keeps records and write simple reports. Does inmate timekeeping and tool control. Supervises inmates in rough and finish carpentry, cement work, floor and ceramic tile, and roofing. Procure(s) materials for the Carpenter Shop and maintains the equipment in the Carpenter shop.

Pursuant to the Public Health Orders ( Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings ) issued by the California Department of Public Health and the directive ( Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing for Institution Staff ) issued by the Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), all staff who work in correctional settings who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, or have not provided a record of full vaccination shall undergo twice-weekly COVID testing with at least 72 hours between each test.

Masks must be worn in accordance with local requirements, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) requirements, and directive ( Required COVID-19 facial coverings for all institutional and facility staff ) issued by CDCR.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .

Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

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$5,589.00 – $6,448.00

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San Bernardino County

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Permanent, Full Time

Department Information


We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.


To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.

T he California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) are committed to building and fostering a diverse workplace. We believe cultural diversity, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and unique identities should be honored, valued, and supported. We believe all staff should be empowered. CDCR/CCHCS are proud to foster inclusion and representation at all levels of both Departments.

Dedicated on June 21, 1941, the California Institution for Men (CIM) is a large complex consisting of four separate facilities under the administration of one warden. It was the California’s third correctional institution and was constructed to relieve the overcrowded conditions of San Quentin State Prison (1852) and Folsom State Prison (1881).

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Special Requirements

Do NOT include ANY confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, student identification number, driver’s license number (unless required), basis of eligibility, examination results, LEAP status, marital status, and age. Confidential information on the first page of applications submitted electronically online, such as Easy ID number, SSN, examination related information, and driver’s license number will automatically be redacted upon submission.

Possession of Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If you are meeting Minimum Qualifications with education, you must include your unofficial transcripts/diploma for verification. Official transcripts may be required upon appointment. If it is determined a candidate does not meet the Minimum Qualifications, the candidate will be withheld from the eligibility list, rendering them inactive and ineligible to be hired for the position. Candidates who have been withheld may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board.

Candidates new to CDCR or the Division of Juvenile Justice are required to submit to a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan Fingerprinting, and Tuberculosis testing prior to appointment followed by department annual Tuberculosis testing/evaluation thereafter.
Desirable Qualifications
In addition to evaluating each candidate’s relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

Willingness to create and promote an equitable and inclusive workplace where diversity is celebrated and valued.

Contact Information
The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

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Human Resources Contact:

Rosalind Rivas

(909) 597-1821 ext: 4440

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department’s EEO Office.

EEO Contact:

EEO Coordinator

(909) 597-1821

California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Information
This recruitment may be used to fill any additional vacancies in this classification for the life of the recruitment.

You must be a current state employee with lateral transfer eligibility or have taken and passed an exam for this classification.

All applications will be screened utilizing a screening criteria and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview.

Applications must be completed thoroughly with detailed work history and phone number.

Main communication to schedule an interview will be completed via email so ensure you check your junk email for any notification and your email address is indicated on your job application.

Department is not required to contact all candidates with list eligibility; Therefore candidates are encouraged to search for vacancies they may be eligible for and apply.

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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

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