Best Friends Animal Society
  • 501- Buildings
  • Kanab, UT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Join Best Friends and turn your career into a labor of love. The benefits package is one of the best! Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Child Care reimbursement, Pet Sitting reimbursement, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, PTO, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, 401k and Staff Discounts.

Location: Kanab, Utah

Position Summary: This role performs new building and remodeling projects. Including foundation work, cement work, flooring (epoxy), framing, plumbing, electrical, drywall, wall covering, painting, exterior siding, stucco, masonry, metal work/fabrication and roofing


  • Performs a variety of interior and exterior remodeling projects; rough & finish carpentry.
  • Performs varied interior and exterior painting projects.
  • Performs various drywall procedures and repairs. Including texture, tape and mud.
  • Erects wood and metal structures including roofing work.
  • Performs concrete pours and concrete finishing work.
  • Operates, services, cleans, and cares for tools and equipment.
  • Follows safe work practices and observes safety precautions.
  • Performs a variety of physical labor as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Must have proven carpentry skills and experience, 2 year minimum preferred.
  • Work with a positive outlook, upbeat, flexible, energetic, and takes initiative.
  • Advanced knowledge of methods, tools, equipment, materials, and practices used in carpentry and construction, including airless paint spraying equipment.
  • Ability to obtain appropriate certificates or licenses required to operate and service equipment. 
  • Ability to operate a variety of hand and portable power tools, vehicles, mobile construction equipment and heavy equipment skillfully and safely.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions; read and interpret equipment operations manuals; maintain records; make basic arithmetical calculations. Willingness to learn on the job.
  • Valid driver's license with 3-year clean driving record. CDL is helpful but not required.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, with wide ranging temperatures.
  • Work includes heavy lifting (typically up to 80 pounds).
  • Prolonged periods of standing; stooping, reaching, crawling, and climbing; manual dexterity, coordination, agility, strength, and stamina.                 

Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.

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