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Job Description and Duties 

(Subject to minimum enrolment)

Northwest Community College (NWCC), Terrace campus, invites applications for an auxiliary term instructor in the Heavy Mechanical program. This appointment will include 240 instructional hours commencing March 5, 2018 and ending April 27, 2018. Salary will be in accordance with the BCGEU Instructor scale.

Duties:  Teach, ensure shop safety and provide oversight, maintain the curriculum and examinations along with other functions related to instructing Heavy Mechanical Level 2.


A Journeyperson Certificate with the Red Seal (Interprovincial) endorsement and Grade 12 or equivalent. Experience includes a minimum of 5 years’ varied field experience as a Journeyperson Heavy Duty Equipment Technician and 5 years in a supervisory capacity, either as Supervisor or Superintendent. A Provincial Instructor Diploma or other relevant teaching certification and experience are preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Require skills/abilities include:

  • Excellent organizational, communication and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated 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 #17.231B 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. 

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

Competition Number 
Terrace Campus