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The Government Of Canada Is Hiring Carpenters & The Gig Pays Up To $30/hr

You need a few years of experience in the field though!
The Government Of Canada Is Hiring Carpenters & The Gig Pays Up To $30/hr

Are you good with your hands? If the answer is yes, then you're in luck, because the Government of Canada is currently hiring carpenters in Ottawa and you could be one of them!

The job pays $30 an hour, and although you don't need a post-secondary diploma to snag the position, you'll have to make up for it with over five years of experience in the field.

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$30/hr Salary for this position

In this role, you can expect all hands on deck because the position requires applicants to be able to do manual work and be comfortable with different types of wood.

But before all else, you need to have a valid provincial or interprovincial general carpenter licence to show your certification of qualification.

Additionally, you will need to have experience in repairing buildings and structures and working with "industrial woodworking equipment."

Successful candidates will also have to be team players and be able to read blueprints. 

All applicants must have a valid driver's licence and be willing to go see a doctor for medical checkups yearly.

The gig pays between $28.22 to $30.68 per hour.

The deadline to apply is January 28, 2021.

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