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Tool Room Attendant/Shop Assistant (Carpentry)

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Competition Number:     17-3059
Appointment Type:     Temporary Part-time
Start/End:     June 19, 2017 - or as soon as possible up to August 31, 2017
     Leave Replacement: Appointment may be extended or end early, depending on return of incumbent.
Workload:     24 hours per week
Employment Group:     Cupe 9
Position:     00525

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 TQ or IP and demonstrated knowledge of maintenance and repair of carpentry had 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 Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

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

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period:     June 08, 2017 - June 15, 2017
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.

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