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Instructor, Carpenter





High Level

Competition #:

NLC- 2134

Open To:

All Applicants

Date Posted:

June 10, 2024

Closing Date:

Open Ended

Job Start Date:

September 3, 2024

Job End Date:

December 13, 2024

Compensation Rate:

$31.87 to $48.95 per hour

Hours Per Week:


Additional Information:

For over 50 years, the Northern Lakes College has been increasing accessibility to educational opportunities for Albertans, specifically students in northern Alberta. With 25 physical locations and a unique Supported Distance Learning model, students can access our high-quality educational opportunities from anywhere. Northern Lakes College offers a variety of university transfer, diploma, and certificate programs, including Academic Upgrading, Business and Administrative Studies, Health and Human Service Careers, Pre-Employment and Apprenticeship Trades, Resource Technology, University Studies, and Continuing Education and Corporate Training certificates and courses. We support and promote professional development and wellness opportunities, and provide an attractive benefits plan and competitive compensation.

Northern Alberta offers numerous sport and recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Northern Lakes College has the following full-time term position available:

Instructor, Carpenter

NLC- 2134

$31.87 to $48.95 per hour

September 3, 2024 to December 13, 2024

Location: High Level


  • An Alberta or Red Seal Journeyperson Carpenter Certificate is required. Several years of teaching or mentoring experience in an educational or trades setting;
  • Excellent skills with MS office;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Driver’s License,
  • Criminal Record check.


  • Experience in the field of trades or industry,
  • Experience teaching adults,
  • Experience teaching in aboriginal or remote communities.

Successful candidate must provide College or University transcripts, proof of valid driver’s license and criminal record check to Human Resources prior to commencement.

This position is covered under the Collective Agreement between Northern Lakes College and the Faculty Association of Northern Lakes College.

For complete details on this employment opportunity, visit us online at: click on Careers at NLC. Please submit a resume quoting the reference number NLC-2134 to: Northern Lakes College, Human Resources, 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, AB  T0G 2A3  or alternatively Fax: 780-849-5881

Closing Date: Open until a successful candidate is hired

Note: Northern Lakes College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Position Description

Instructor – Carpenter Apprenticeship Program

Scope of Work

This position is responsible for planning, preparing, and delivery of instruction and evaluation of learners for the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Carpenter Apprenticeship Program.   Theory and lab instruction is geared toward preparing students to write the Alberta Apprenticeship exam for progressive periods of the Electrical trade. This position also includes administrative duties, liaison with community, government and industry representatives and working with other College departments.  The incumbent reports to the designated senior instructor or director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare for instruction
  • Delivery of instruction, addressing various learning styles and needs
  • Evaluate and report on student progress
  • Liaison with industry, government and community representative as required
  • Work with other College departments to facilitate learner success
  • Perform administrative tasks
    • Assist in the recruitment and enrolment of students
    • Track student attendance & interventions
    • Submit reports and forms as required
    • Maintain confidentiality and security of student information


  • An Alberta or Red Seal Journeyman Carpenter Certificate is required.  Equivalencies will be considered.
  • Several years of teaching or mentoring experience in an educational or trades setting
  • Excellent skills with MS office
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Drivers License


  • Experience in the field of trades or industry
  • Experience teaching adults
  • Experience teaching in aboriginal or remote communities
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