Workshop Crew

  Ottawa

Now seeking: Capable individuals to join our workshop crew.

Our workshop on Thurston Drive is home to our wood finishing, delivery, and woodworking operation. From helping on the delivery truck to fabricating harvest tables, and hand finishing entire kitchens, we have job openings throughout.

Wood Finisher: beginner to intermediate, full time.

You’d be working with our experienced wood finishers to finish and refinish high quality, solid wood furniture. Our customers are among the most discerning, and our finishes are among the best. We’d love if your bring experience to the table. If not, we’ll help you get up to speed on assembly and disassembly, sanding and preparation, colour matching, stain, paint and lacquer application, as well as hand planed, distressed and two-tone finishes. May include light woodwork and delivery responsibilities.

Delivery Assistant: no experience necessary, full or part time.

Work along side our experienced delivery lead. Job includes home and cottage deliveries, in-home and in-store setup, rearranging furniture in the showroom, packing, loading and unloading, assembly. May include beginner level shop work between deliveries. No drivers licence necessary. Ability to lift heavy furniture is crucial.

Woodworker: intermediate, full or part time.

Work with our design lead to develop and fabricate new products. Repair and modify vintage and antique pieces. Support our finishing crew with on-the-fly repairs and minor modifications. May include beginner level finishing and delivery responsibilities.

We’re focused on producing great results for our customers. This means working together and jumping in on tasks wherever needed. If you interested, but not sure you fit in, please do introduce yourself. We’re open to hybrid or partial roles.

Please send a short letter and resume to: hello@theemporium.com
Or call: 613-563-1046

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