Estes Park Center – Estes Park, CO
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This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Center, which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center serving more than 150,000 guests annually.

The Master Carpenter is responsible for repairing and replacing all aspects of building construction associated with operations at Estes Park Center, as well as maintenance and repair of the Estes Park Center facilities. The carpentry work will be new construction, upgrading construction, and repair construction. Other work will be repair or maintenance as requested by guests, staff or as assigned by the supervisor.

We firmly believe in our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs, staff, and facilities in an environment that builds a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. We are committed to being welcoming to all people and to making a difference in the lives of our members, guests, and staff. We count on our team to provide extraordinary mission-based experiences for our guests and each other.


  • Oversee Estes Park Center wood shop, including Inventory control, equipment maintenance, knowledge of tools and machinery, and management of devices.
  • Performs and completes various carpentry tasks with quality craft to construct, maintain, repair, or modify buildings or facilities; repairing and replacing floors, windows and doors.
  • Reads blueprints, sketches, and schematics to determine the necessary materials, equipment, tools, and methods.
  • Ability to repair, replace, install and finish drywall.
  • Experience in all types of paint and wood finish applications.
  • Possess excellent finish carpentry skills.
  • Recommends additional departmental or contract staff to complete projects and meet deadlines.
  • Safely and efficiently operates a variety of power and hand tools to complete jobs accurately and to specifications.
  • Protects furnishings, equipment, and other property during carpentry repairs by properly covering or removing items.
  • Develops and maintain records regarding time spent and materials used for specific jobs.
  • Provides status reports, including the status of work projects, materials used, and hours spent performing labor to the supervisor or other appropriate project lead.
  • Performs spot checks on equipment to ensure proper working condition; services tools and equipment as needed and returns damaged items for repair or replacement.
  • Ensures compliance with federal regulations, policies, and laws regarding construction, repairs, proper environmental protection, hazardous waste disposal, or use of chemical substances.
  • Follows standard safety precautions; adheres to operators’ instructions when using power tools; wears recommended protective equipment such as goggles, hearing protectors, and work gloves.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Possess a valid, USA state-issued driver’s license and an acceptable driving record, and comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles.
  • Possess the stamina to work in the work environment described herein.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Experience in the maintenance-related field with knowledge of Plumbing, Electrical, and HVAC.
  • Thorough understanding of carpentry tools, techniques, and terminology.
  • Good understanding of fundamental mathematics.
  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent guest service skills, time management, and organizational skills.


  • Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Faith in all functions
  • Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs.
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional.
  • Support the YMCA of the Rockies safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff.
  • Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse community.
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards.
  • All other duties as assigned.


The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.

  • Prolonged periods of standing, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • Must have a full range of physical motion to operate manual and electric power tools properly.
  • Must have the balance necessary to traverse and work on scaffolding and roofs.
  • Will work in various environments and weather exposed to dust, fumes, and chemicals in indoor and outdoor construction and carpentry.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds regularly and 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Work indoors and outdoors in varied weather conditions.
Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities,
or qualifications associated with the job.


  • Health, dental, and life insurance
  • Generous PTO/Vacation
  • Participation in YMCA Retirement Fund (an additional 12% contribution by YMCA after 2 years employment)
  • Employer owned rental housing may be available nearby - Contact Human Resources for more information
  • YMCA of the Rockies membership
  • Discounted childcare, summer day camp, and summer overnight camp
  • Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges for friends & family
  • Ski passes to nearby resorts
  • Free or discounted gear rentals for outdoor adventures
  • View all YMCA of the Rockies employee perks by visiting
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