Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Building Trades Instructor

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/26/2021 2:56 PM)
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Thrive and Change Lives


At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


The Building Trades Instructor will provide individualized introductory level instructions for the building maintenance and carpentry trade workforce industry. They will be competent and capable of performing and providing both theory and hands-on introductory level training for the following building related areas: Carpentry, Basic Plumbing, Basic Electrical, Drywall Repair, Painting, Flooring, Custodial Services, Trade specific safety skills, and Landscaping/snow removal services. Prepare lesson plans, determines instructional methods, administers and grades tests in theory and practice of a trade. Create and maintain records of students' attendance, progress, attitude and accomplishments. Instruct students in the use of tools of the trade, the proper care and use of materials, safety precautions, assist with recruitment and job placement of graduates. 


Education and/or Experienced Required at Entry: High School Diploma, GED Certficiation or requivalent required. Five to ten years experience in residential and/or multifamily construction and renovations field. Must have the ability to give clear instructions. Experience in Microsoft applications is preferred. Prior teaching experience preferred.


Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of instructional methodology appicable to the trades and program curriculum.


Dignity Works, a subsidiary of Catholic Charities of Onondaga County, is a collection of social ventures designed to reduce poverty over time by providing work opportunities in construction, property maintenance, and culinary arts for clients of Catholic Charities of Onondaga County.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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