Henvey Inlet First Nation

General Carpenter

Pickerel Contracting Ltd. is currently seeking a full-time General Carpenter to join our team. The General Carpenter reports to the Site Supervisor and is responsible for assisting with construction and maintaining residences and buildings. The General Carpenter will also assist with building, restoring and/or installing of structural woodwork and related materials of active projects. This position requires excellent physical stamina and a strong work ethic.


The General Carpenter will be responsible to:

  • Assist with gathering, assembling, moving, lifting, and transporting materials, tools and equipment to job sites
  • lay building foundation
  • Mix and pour and create cement forms
  • Frame building including doors and windows
  • Install roofing, siding, eaves, porches, decks etc.
  • Build and install cupboards, bookcases, tack board, and specialty furniture etc.
  • Dry-walling: install, tape, sand, prepare for painting, and painting, etc.
  • Install various types of flooring, laminate, tile, etc.
  • Construct, repair, maintenance, and preventative work as required including but not limited to, woodworking, shelving, flooring, tables, chairs, stairs, etc.
  • Operate and maintain carpentry tools
  • Assist with delivery of other related municipal services
  • Keep a daily log
  • Prepare preventative maintenance schedule and list of materials
  • Contribute and participate in the effective use of the Quality Control System
  • Respect and respond to direction given by Supervisor, Board of Directors or Chief and Council
  • Prepare estimates for work orders and material required


  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Ontario Class G Driver's License with access to a reliable vehicle a must
  • 3 years of previous home maintenance, building, painting and carpentry skills.
  • Experience working with various carpentry tools and equipment
  • Ability to stand, bend, reach and twist for long periods of time in inclement weather
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs continuously
  • Current First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Current Vulnerable CPIC required, if hired
  • Excellent communication, organization and time-management skills
  • Professional attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work as a team and individually; self-directed

Full-Time – 40 hrs/week

To be determined based on experience

To Be Determined

Once position has been filled

Those interested in applying should submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Pickerel Contracting Ltd.
295 Pickerel River Rd.
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
Tel: (705) 857-2331 ext: 228
Fax: (705) 857-3021
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to certified carpenters before apprentices.

Henvey Inlet First Nation gives preference to all qualified First Nations people in accordance with Section 24(1) (a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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General Members Meeting


April 14th, 2023, 9AM

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Elected CandidatesHenvey Inlet First Nation Statement of Votes March 23 2023

To the Office of Chief:

McQuabbie, M. Wayne

Number of valid ballots cast for chief: 392

Number of rejected ballots for chief: 2

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To: Voting Members of Henvey Inlet First Nation

From: Membership Committee

Date: 2023-03-08

Re: Draft Membership Code Community Consultation

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