Director, Workforce Development
The BC Building Trades Council is seeking a proactive workforce development professional to assist the Council in positioning itself to build for the future.
Reporting to the Executive Director and working with the Council team, the Director of Workforce Development will establish, guide and execute all strategies, tactics and activities related to promoting the Building Trades advantage and recruiting diverse entrants into the trades.
Duties will include:
- Develop and implement an annual workforce development strategy including, but not limited to, a needs assessment, program design and delivery, and product development
- Direct, design and support implementation of the College of the BC Building Trades; including setting clear goals to promote and expand the college’s offerings
- Work with union trainers to coordinate apprenticeship initiatives
- Work with unions, community and governmental agencies, Indigenous groups, and other stakeholders in order to identify and establish partnership opportunities to enhance the BC Building Trades workforce development initiatives
- Advance the Fair Wage and Community Benefits campaigns, including developing complementary campaign plans targeting municipalities and the provincial government
- Work with dispatchers and labour market information stakeholders to track and report on worker availability and demand
- Carry out miscellaneous duties to support Building Trades projects where required
Key files will include:
- Resourcing the Apprenticeship & Training Coordinators Committee
- Participating on CBTU’s Workforce Development Committee
- College of the BC Building Trades, community benefit and fair wage campaigns
- Indigenous relations
- Participating in labour market information tables
- Tracking and liaising on major projects
- Tracking and liaising on precarious work, temporary foreign workers and labour mobility
You are a relationship builder whose collaborative management style is embraced within a unionized environment. You are an independent thinker with a track record of creative problem solving. You have strong writing skills and are comfortable translating sometimes complex policy documents into plain language. You are a professional, but you’re not afraid to laugh because if we can’t have fun, what’s the point?
The BCBT offers a competitive wage and benefits package.
Applications/resumes should be sent to the Council office at:
207 – 88 Tenth Street,
New Westminster, BC,
Or to [email protected]
Or by facsimile at 778.397.2250
DEADLINE TO APPLY
Close of day Wednesday, December 15, 2021
We appreciate all applications, but will contact only those applicants we wish to interview.