Chief Instructor Position Open


Quadrant is looking for a Chief Instructor

Quadrant Marine Institute is looking for a Chief Instructor to join our Marine Service Technician training team. This leadership position will support our team of instructors, apprentices, and employer partners that make up the diverse scope of BC’s small craft/recreational marine service industry.

Roles & Responsibilities

As a member of the core team, the Chief Instructor will help plan the growth and continuous improvement of Quadrant’s training program:

  • Deliver technical training classes & workshops

  • Review and update current training materials and schedules

  • Source instructor training supports and equipment

  • Organize professional development opportunities for instructors

  • Develop new courses and training initiatives in line with Quadrant’s strategic plan

Travel & training within BC (mostly Vancouver Island and the lower mainland) will be required.

Your Qualifications

You have a thorough working knowledge of the BC small craft/recreational marine service industry with an MST ticket (or equivalent) and 10+ years experience in the marine industry.

You have a demonstrated ability to successfully teach adult learners.

You have strong communication skills (interpersonal, oral, and written English).

You have demonstrated successful leadership and management abilities.

You are organized and work equally well independently and in collaboration with a team.

You enjoy challenges involving troubleshooting and critical thinking.

You have a valid BC driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.

Preference will be given to applicants with education and experience specific to trades training/education, on-the-job training, mentoring & skills assessment, and leadership roles.

About Quadrant

Quadrant Marine Institute is a private Canadian marine trades training organization that is owned and operated by boatyard employers and marine service professionals. We are dedicated to the delivery of apprenticeship technical training and work-based competency assessment for the recreational marine service industry. Our program is currently based in Sidney and Vancouver; our graduates proudly hold BC Marine Service Technician journeyperson credentials.


This permanent part-time contract offers competitive compensation plus travel expenses.

How to apply

Any questions about the contract can be directed to Apply by email with a cover letter and resume. Posting closes January 10th, 2019.