PT Small Engine Instructor

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position to be Filled PT Small Engine Instructor
PVA Number PT-17-064
Employment Type Part Time (PT)
Hourly Rate $25.00 hr
Minimum Required Education/Training

High school diploma or Equivalent

Apprenticeship or intern with an experienced groomer

Minimum Required Experience

• Small engine certification from Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC)
• 5 years experience as a small engine mechanic

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills

• Small engine certification from Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC)
• 10 years experience as a small engine mechanic
• Associates Degree in related field

Special Instructions to Applicants

• Class will be held in the evenings, 2-3 nights per week. Location New Hanover or
Pender County.
• Requires 3 letters of recommendation and/or references from current supervisor and previous supervisors.

Application Deadline

Extended Job Description


To provide classroom instruction through lecture, demonstration, laboratory exercises, handouts, responding to questions, and testing to guide students through the basics of small engine theory, maintenance and repair.

Supervision Received/Exercised

• Receives direct supervision and/or technical direction from Workforce Development Coordinator and
the Director of Customized Training and Workforce Development
• May occasionally receive general supervision from full-time instructional staff
• Exercises no supervision

Essential Functions

• Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
• Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
• Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons
• Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate
• Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance
• Maintain and submit all required paperwork in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, including but not limited to: class rosters, registration forms, pay sheets, attendance forms and grade rosters
• Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines

Other Important Functions

• Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
• Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge of

• Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures
• Small engine theory
• 2-stroke, 4-stroke and compact diesel engines
• Drivelines, generators, electrical systems, reel mower components and mechanical systems
• General safety and tools
• Industry insight and education

Ability To

• Interpret and apply College goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
• Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
• Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
• Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
o Making observations
o Reading and writing
o Communicating with others
o Operating assigned equipment
o Handling varied tasks simultaneously
• Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
o Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
o Operating assigned equipment
o Handling varied tasks simultaneously
• Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
o Making sound decisions
o Responding to questions
o Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 01/16/2018
Open Until Filled Yes

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Documents 1
  5. Training Certification