Full Time Instructor – Tree

Company Name: NW Line JATC
Phone Number: (360) 816-7100
City: Vancouver
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98662
Job Title: Full Time Instructor – Tree
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Administrative / Clerical Support
Posting Start Date: March 19, 2018
Salary: TBD
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time: 40+
Work Time Type: Days

Pre-Apprentice Tree Training/ Apprentice Tree Training / Journeyman Tree Training position supporting operations by instructing/supervising students in all classes. Planning, organizing, and implementing administrative, academic, and practical hands-on field and lab instruction.  Position will also support Journeyman/Apprentice/Safety training, which will require reporting to admin office as scheduled.

  • Maintains industry workforce by recruiting, orienting, and training applicants, students, and current industry personnel; maintaining a safe, secure, and productive work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Accomplish training results by communicating class/job expectations; planning, monitoring, following lesson plans and evaluating results.
  • Coaching, counseling, and disciplining students as needed.
  • Exercise patience and tolerance as required in a learning environment.
  • Initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures of NW Line JATC, VOLTA and Tree.
  • Conduct and project self in professional manner.
  • Monitor supplies by identifying and anticipating needs for classrooms, office area, storage areas, restrooms, and labs.
  • Maintain all areas in a clean and tidy fashion
  • Follow policies, procedures, and work schedules.
  • Fill-in, substitute and or assist in instruction for other classes in other locations.
  • Provide communication to supervisor for identifying needs and evaluating options for student issues.
  • Complete projects by organizing and coordinating information and requirements; planning, arranging, and meeting schedules; monitoring results.
  • Provide historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems both paper and electronic versions.
  • Improve training programs and service quality by devising new applications; updating procedures and evaluating system results with staff.
  • Maintain communication and cooperation among staff, and students (past, present and future).
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge and skills by attending or teaching educational workshops/classes in various locations.
  • Contribute to positive progress by accomplishing related tasks as needed in a timely manner.

Perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organizations, including travel to off-site locations to retrieve supplies and or conduct/attend classes, provide communication/information to visitors and guests in a friendly positive manner. Repair and maintain building, tools and equipment based on personal mechanical skill level.

Experience Required:
  • Journeyman Power Line Clearance Tree Trimmer
  • Computer knowledge and proficiency to work with Word, Power point, Data base, Email, etc. (skills test will be required)
  • Develop; write; improve lesson plans
  • Minimum of 5 years in the industry
  • Ability and willingness to acquire Trainer Status to teach classes, including but not limited to; First Aid, CPR, OSHA ET&D, Flagging, Crane etc.
  • Have reliable transportation to commute to class each day.
  • Willing and able to physically climb trees and perform/demonstrate the duties of a Journeyman Power Line Clearance Tree Trimmer.
  • Commercial Driver’s License and clean driving record.
  • Ability to pass a climbing and rigging skills test.
  • Completed NW Line JATC Tree Apprenticeship preferred
How to Apply:

Resumes will be accepted through April 1st, and must be submitted to nwline@nwlinejatc.com.

Posting End Date: April 1, 2018