Picture Frame Builder

Posted: 05/26/2023

The successful candidate will perform a set of fundamental frame building and general framing skills including:  chopping and joining custom frame moulding using power tools, hand tools and woodworking equipment; detailed  finishing work of custom built or ordered frames; moulding/frame repairs and customized work as needed. The  candidate will assist with receiving and storing of moulding and framing supplies in an organized fashion for easy  retrieval and inventory management. The candidate will assist with special projects including custom woodworking  and general maintenance of shop equipment and workshop space. Candidate will be required to wear safety  glasses, gloves or other safety equipment as needed specific to each task. Safety standards are required.  

Secondary duties may include assembling of artwork into frames of all mediums as needed; additional training and  guidance provided. Other duties as assigned. 

As the candidate develops a proficient level of skills and a clear understanding of the required quality and  consistency involved with our finished product at Waterfront House of Framing & Fashion, additional specialized  projects will be delegated to candidate. 


Excellent time and project management 

Ability to multi-task on multiple projects at one time 

Self-motivated, organized, flexible and punctual 

Effective verbal and interpersonal communications 

Ability to take direction and follow instructions 

Basic arithmetic and measuring skills 

Basic understanding of hand and power tools 

Basic understanding of miter saws 

Positive attitude 

Ability to carry unwieldy, large or heavy items 

Quality performance under pressure 

Great eye for detail 

High quality and efficient workmanship 

Frame Shop experience helpful

Background in woodworking recommended 

Position takes direction from experienced frame builder for training purposes; ongoing mentorship provided.  Position reports directly to the shop owner. 

10 to 20 hours per week as needed 

Position pay range: $14 - $18/hour 

For more information contact: 

Valerie Byrnes, Owner 

Waterfront House of Framing & Fashion 

290 State Street 

St. Joseph, MI 49085