Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor,
Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor,
Organization/School: Berks Career and Technology Center
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Description: About Us: BCTC is a premier career and technology center that operates as a school of choice, designed for high school students as well as adult students who are seeking to enhance their educational program with a highly relevant career and technical experience that is connected directly to business and industry.
Qualifications: High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent. Must possess a PDE teaching certification in the career cluster of Transportation, Distribution & Logistics (CIP Code: 49.0202, Occupational Competency Area: Heavy Equipment Construction – Operation 2596) or have the following qualifications to obtain the required certificate: four-plus years of full-time wage-earning work experience beyond the training period in the area of Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation.
Experience in field practices of earth moving, site-preparation, construction site layout, excavation, and backfilling of building sites. Must have the ability to teach proper use of equipment and basic maintenance of the machines. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage and motivate high school students.
Position goal: This position will provide quality occupational instruction to secondary career and technical students that will prepare them to apply technical knowledge and skills how to safely operate and maintain a variety of heavy equipment, such as crawler tractors, motor graders and scrapers, shovels, rigging deices, hoists, and jacks. Includes instruction in digging, ditching, sloping, stripping, grading, and backfilling, and excavating.
Work schedule: The normal workday is Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 3:15 pm, 7 ¾ hours. The day includes a 30-minute duty free lunch. 10-months (190 days/year). This includes six (6) evening functions per school year equaling three (3) contractual workdays). Two days per month, there will be up to an additional fifteen (15) minutes added to the workday for faculty meetings.
Why join our team? A full benefits package including year-round Capital Blue Cross family medical and prescription plans (reasonable annual deductible and co-pays). Company paid dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance plans. PTO Days as follows: 10 sick days (accumulative); 2 personal days (after six years of employment 1 additional day will be earned); 1 – 3 bereavement days as needed. PSERS retirement contributory pension and tuition reimbursement available from $2,500 to $6,500/year based on certification status and contract conditions being met. Starting salary is based on experience and the negotiated professional union salary matrix with annual increases.
Application Deadline: on or before Friday, May 12, 2023 or until the position is filled. E.O.E.
Start Date: 2023-24 school year
Application Deadline: 05/12/2023
How to Apply: Come join our BCTC family, where you will enjoy an incredible career, attractive benefits, flexibility, and many personal and professional growth opportunities! To apply, complete the on-line employment application process under the Human Resources link that is available @ www.berkscareer.com. Refer to job ID# 391.
Berks Career and Technology Center
Human Resources Department
1057 County Welfare Rd.
Leesport, PA 19533