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Carpentry Instructor

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 25, 2018
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North
Location Swan River, MB
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client University College of the North
Contact Information


Classification: College Instructor
Full-Time Term Position: August 20, 2018 to June 20, 2019
Swan River, Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.

The Position: UCN requires a Carpentry Instructor to teach the Carpentry/Woodworking program in Swan River, Manitoba. Courses will be taught Monday to Friday 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. The program consists of the following courses: Introduction to CNC, Hand Tools, Woodworking Machines, Cabinet Making, Core Occupational Health & Safety, Mathematics 1& 2, Blue Print Reading & Drafting 1 &2, Pre-Employment Trade Communication, Intermediate CNC Router, Concrete Form Construction, General Framing, Stair Construction, Equal Pitch Roof Framing, Exterior and Interior Finishing and Work Practicum. In addition to teaching duties, the instructor will be responsible for classroom management, student supervision, tutoring and advising, maintenance of student records and grades plus maintenance of applicable inventory.


  • Must have Red Seal Journeyman Certification in carpentry (proof required)
  • Must have several years of significant experience in the trade after attainment of the Inter-Provincial Red Seal Certificate
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent computer skills with a familiarity with MS Office
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Aboriginal learners and mature students in northern communities
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal cultures


  • The ability to speak an Aboriginal language
  • Previous teaching experience
  • Current industry standard safety certificates
  • Certificate in Adult Education
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Familiarity with the local Swan Valley construction industry community

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, and references with their application.

Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 18-065

Closing Date: July 9, 2018

Salary Range: $31.40 to $46.64 hourly, plus remoteness allowance

Apply to:

University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: (preferred format)

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

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

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