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Job Description and Duties 

(Subject to minimum enrolment)

Northwest Community College (NWCC), Houston, Hazelton, and Terrace campuses, invites applications for auxiliary Instructors in the Youth/Adult Exploratory Trades Sampler (YETS) programs. The on-call period will commence as soon as possible and end June 29, 2018. Salary will be in accordance with the BCGEU Instructor Scale.

Duties:   Teach and carry out other functions related to instructing the Welding and Mechanical modules in the Youth/Adult Exploratory Trades Sampler programs (as scheduled below). These programs are designed to give students a basic technical knowledge and hands-on experience in Skilled Trades (listed below).


Houston: as soon as possible – Mar 2, 2018

Terrace: March 26 – Apr 20, 2018

Hazelton: Apr 23 – May 12, 2018

Mechanical Modules:

Houston: May 28 – Jun 28, 2018

Hazelton: May 14 – Jun 2, 2018


Journeyperson Certification with the Red Seal (Interprovincial) endorsement, Grade 12 or equivalent, and a minimum 5 years of varied field experience as a trades Journeyperson and teaching experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a Provincial Instructor Diploma, other relevant certifications and demonstrated enthusiasm for their trade.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Require skills/abilities include:

  • Excellent organizational, communication and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and mentor learners of a variety of ages
  • Well-developed classroom and shop management techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to represent NWCC and work collaboratively with external stakeholders
  • Intermediate computer skills (word processing, excel, email)
  • Willingness to embrace the characteristics of our strategic plan (adventurous, transformative, and integrity) and apply them to teaching
Application Information 

Respond in confidence by submitting a cover letter and current resume and quoting competition #18.027B to: 

Northwest Community College, Human Resources Department

Email: or FAX: 250.638.5475

NWCC provides quality learning experiences that help prepare our students for successful, positive futures.  We celebrate the diversity of our northern and First Nations populations and reflect this diversity in our programs, services and workforce. In accordance with NWCC’s strategic plan, we encourage applications from First Nations individuals.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Closing Date 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Competition Number 
Workforce Training & Continuing Studies