Painting Instructor

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Description/Job Summary

The responsibilities of the Instructor are to carry out the day-to-day operation of the training program at the Job Corps Center, both on-the-job training and related classroom instruction.


  • Recruiting students for the program in order to maintain a full “crew.”
  • Participating in the development of the Career Technical Skills Training package.
  • Planning, organizing, and coordinating work projects and related classroom instruction.
  • Instructing students both on the job and in the classroom.
  • Training and Assist in placing students in jobs in the finishing trades industry.
  • Maintaining proper inventory of supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Preparing reports and maintaining records required by the union and the government.
  • Maintaining a safe and secure shop and work site.
  • Counseling students, including disciplinary action, as needed.
  • Maintaining liaison with other Center personnel to monitor progress of students.
  • Maintaining good Center relations and participating in Center activities that contributes to the goals of the program.
  • Creating and maintaining an environment that is free of intimidation, including sexual harassment.
  • Identify and assist in placing graduates in career employment opportunities.
  • Deliver trade-related curricula and teaching materials in the classroom.
  • Keep current with latest developments affecting the finishing trades industry.
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills

  • Effective time management skills.
  • Punctuality and good attendance is required.
  • Foster teamwork and display a positive attitude.
  • Respectful of others in work place
  • Able to meet state/federal apprenticeship instructor qualifications
  • Successfully completed a registered apprenticeship program associated with the craft subject area

Required Experience

Completed a registered apprenticeship program associated with the craft subject area.  Qualified Journeyworker status.

Preferred Experience

Foreman/supervisory/apprenticeship experience preferred.

Required Education

High school diploma/General Education Dipolma (GED)


Driver’s License and current Safety and Industry certifications/credentials in the craft subject area
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