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Faculty II – Mechanical Instructor (Wild Rice Harvester) Sustainable Maintenance Technical Program – Beauval, Ile a la Crosse & La Loche

Location Type Posting Date Closing Date
Beauval, Île-à-la-Crosse, La Loche Full Time Aug 22, 2023 Sep 15, 2023

The Dumont Technical Institute a division of Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research invites applications for the following position:

Faculty II – Mechanical Instructor (Wild Rice Harvester)
Sustainable Maintenance Technician Program

Competition code: 2302 100B Sep 15

Responsibilities: A unique opportunity exists for an instructor in DTI’s Sustainable Maintenance Technician program in Saskatchewan’s beautiful Northwest. As a pilot program offered in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, the instructor will use their knowledge of outdoor power equipment to provide instruction in the communities of Beauval, Ile-a-la-Crosse, and La Loche. This program will provide learners with the fundamentals necessary to diagnose, repair, and maintain outdoor power equipment with an emphasis on aluminum-hull harvesting boats. The program will be offered rotationally (in 2-week periods) between the noted communities with accommodations and travel being provided.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a strong background maintaining Outdoor Power Equipment, 2 and 4 stroke engines, general mechanics and troubleshooting, engine maintenance, electrical, fuel systems and drive systems, and general welding and oxyacetylene work. Candidates should be knowledgeable in Metis and First Nations culture and have excellent interactive skills, including the ability to deliver training to a diverse group of learners. A valid driver’s license is strongly recommended.

Remuneration: $66,571 – $87,603 plus benefits package

Location: Beauval, Ile-a-la-Crosse, and La Loche
(One position between the 3 Communities)

Term: October 2023 – March 2024

Deadline for receipt of applications: September 15, 2023

Please submit resume, cover letter and three references to:

Robbie Walliser
917 22nd Street West
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M 0R9
Telephone: (306) 657-2264
Fax: (306) 975-0903
Email: jobs@gdins.org

The Gabriel Dumont Institute has permission from the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission to hire affirmatively.
Please indicate in your cover letter if you are of Métis ancestry.
Only those short listed will be contacted.

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