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Employment Opportunity

Toolroom/Instructional Assistant Automotive

Mechanics Powell River
Competition Number: 12-3092
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding
Start/End: January 28, 2013 up to August 30, 2013
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: Up to 17.5 hours per week
Employment Group: Cupe 9
Position: 00328
Location: Powell River Campus
Duties: Maintain all aspects of the Toolroom for the Automotive Program including receiving, maintaining and issuing tools, equipment and supplies. Repair or arrange for repair of tools, equipment and diagnostic systems. Under the direction of the instructor, supervise repairs performed by students. Liaise with customers to schedule vehicles for repairs; monitor repair process. Determine requirements and ensure availability of parts; meet with suppliers and manufactures' representatives. Maintain and develop systems to account for tools and equipment. Monitor budgets and submit daily revenues. Implement and maintain proper safety standards including demonstrating and ensuring students follow safe use of tools and equipment.
Required Qualifications: Automotive Interprovincial Certification. Five to seven years recent, directly related experience as a journeyperson Automotive Technician. Working knowledge of safety standards, including WorkSafeBC Regulations and HRAI Regulations. Demonstrated ability to work in and maintain a toolroom. Experience in maintaining tools, equipment and supplies. Familiarity with service manuals. Demonstrate participation in trade upgrading courses; some bookkeeping/organization skills. Supervisory experience. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated computer literacy.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Valid OFA Level 2 Certificate required (or obtain as per CUPE Letter of Agreement #3).

Preferred Qualifications: Budget management courses.
Please Submit: CV/Resume

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 19, 2012 - November 28, 2012
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.