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BCGEU Faculty, Carpentry

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Position Information

Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Carpentry
Who We Are
At BCIT, putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount. This idea is the foundation of BCIT’s People Vision, which describes the Institute’s goals and priorities in respect to our people. In a complex and uncertain world, it’s vital our people feel valued, supported and connected. BCIT champions a culture of innovation and global progress through people’s imagination and creativity. With a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities, see why we’ve earned the title of one of BC’s Top Employers for over ten years running.
Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Construction and the Environment is seeking a temporary, full-time (1.0 FTE) BCGEU Faculty, Carpentry. We invite you to join BCIT’s trades training team. We are currently seeking applications from individuals that are Red Seal certified in the Carpentry Trade and are interested in sharing their knowledge and skills with both Foundation students (future workers) and industry apprentices. If you enjoy teamwork, have an innovative approach and have a proven track record in industry, then we want to hear from you.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Classroom instruction to apprentice, entry-level or Industry Services students;
  • Shop and laboratory instruction and supervision;
  • Instructional counseling, evaluation and preparation;
  • Administrative responsibilities, including assignments, examination marking, and student evaluation;
  • Other duties directly related to the instruction of trades and vocational programs;
  • Curriculum maintenance and program enhancement;
  • Input into development of modifications to workshop and instructional areas.
  • Preparing and presenting classroom lectures; practical demonstrations, and working collectively with the Carpentry Chief Instructor.
This position is not just about teaching Carpentry and related concepts, it requires a person willing to:
  • Motivate students to learn,
  • Teach employability skills and assist with time management, and spend the extra effort with students who are struggling, and challenge the students who are excelling.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence and preparation of outstanding graduates is foremost.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Carpentry Certificate of Qualification and Certificate of Apprenticeship with an Inter-Provincial Red Seal endorsement.
  • Minimum of Five years’ current work experience as a journeyperson on a variety of both residential and Hi-rise/commercial construction as well as interior finishing

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to demonstrating superior shop and communication skills, have experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Supervisory experience and an understanding of Building Envelope construction issues would be an asset
    • Effective command of the English language – both written and oral
    • Ability to work as part of a team and develop a collegial environment
    • Effective interpersonal skills and a strong desire to teach
    • Previous teaching experience is an asset
    • Experience working with apprentices in a supervisory role
    • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to develop and instruct the curriculum
    • Completion of the Provincial Instructors Diploma Program would be an asset
    • Current computer literacy
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of forty-six days of vacation
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Salary Range Salary Range: $75,857 - $112,432 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SOCE Construction
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 03/04/2024
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 24GEUF77
Competition Open Date 01/27/2024
Competition Close Date 02/28/2024
Open Until Filled? No
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+
  3. * This position is temporary with an anticipated end date. At the time of posting, there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date.
    • I acknowledge that there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date of this temporary position.
  4. * All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate
  5. * Where a successful applicant places within the salary range is dependent on education, experience, and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement. Are you satisfied with being placed on this range?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents