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Employment Opportunity

Tool Room Attendant/Shop Assistant (Carpentry) [RE-POSTED]

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
Competition Number: 18-3013
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Dates subject to change and are dependent on final contract training agreement.
Start/End: March 26, 2018 up to December 21, 2018 -
Appointment may be extended or end early.
Workload: 25 hours per week.

Employment Group: Cupe 9
Position: 00525
Location: Mt Currie, Lil'wat First Nation, BC
Duties: Maintain, repair and/or arrange for repair of tools and equipment for the Carpentry Department. Order shop materials and meet with suppliers and manufacturers' representatives. Working with the program chair and instructors, organize and maintain shop materials and equipment. Maintain proper safety standards and follow safe procedures for use and repair of tools and equipment as well as demonstrating and ensuring students follow safe use of tools and equipment. Under the direction of the instructor, supervise work performed by students. Issue tools to students and instructors. May perform some or all of the duties listed above depending on the programs needs and demands.
Required Qualifications: Carpentry Inter-provincial Trade Qualification and demonstrated knowledge of maintenance and repair of carpentry hand and power tools and equipment. Working knowledge of safety standards including WorkSafeBC regulations. Minimum three years' recent relevant experience. Some bookkeeping and organizational skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to successfully resolve conflict. Willingness to work as part of a team comprised of instructors, administrators and support staff. Demonstrated computer literacy. Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.

Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record.

Valid OFA Level 2 Certificate.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work in and maintain a carpentry shop. Demonstrated supervisory and conflict resolution skills. Budget management courses.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: February 23, 2018 - March 08, 2018
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.