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Job Description and Duties 

(Subject to minimum enrolment)

Northwest Community College (NWCC), Hazelton campus, invites applications for auxiliary term Instructor to teach the Construction Trades Helpers & Labourers program. The appointment will commence June 4, 2018 and end August 10, 2018 (subject to minimum enrolment) and includes up to 315 instructional hours. Salary will be in accordance with the BCGEU Instructor Scale.

Duties:  Teaching, course preparation, evaluation of student work, along with other functions related to instructing the Construction Trades Helpers & Labourers Programs. The average number of instructional hours is 300; however, this may vary depending on contracts.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with NWCC campus and contract services staff and students to ensure responsive programming for participating students.


Construction Craft Worker Journeyman certification with the Red Seal (Interprovincial) endorsement is preferred; however, related trades certification may be considered. Required experience includes a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Construction Craft Worker with varied field experience and teaching experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a Provincial Instructor Diploma, other relevant certification.  A combination of education and experience will be considered.

Required skills/abilities include:

  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate experiential learning activities and practices
  • Knowledge of best practices with essential skills programming and confidence teaching these skills with core programming
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • The ability to motivate and mentor learners of a variety of ages
  • 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 #18.088B 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 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Competition Number 
Workforce Training & Continuing Studies
Hazelton Campus