Network Cabling Instructor
Job Corps
 Ottumwa, IA


Interested in making a difference in young adults' lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.

Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.

Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone's life.You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.


The Network Cabling Instructor performs as an instructor in a regular classroom setting, presenting instructions in the following designated subject areas: Industry Safety Regulations, Copper Based Cabling, Electrical Coding, NEC Regulations, Cable Tools, Vertical & Horizontal Pulls, Twisted Pair Cabling and Testing, UTP Cables & ACT Panels, Fiber Optic Cabling and Principles of Light

  • Promotes a positive and desirable atmosphere within the classroom setting to insure maximum student motivation
  • Maintains a high degree of discipline within the classroom setting in order to ensure maximum learning and productivity
  • Assist students with resume development, job search strategies, and utilizes Labor Market Information (LMI) and other resources to develop placement support efforts tailored to meet the needs and qualifications of each individual student
  • Establishes a high degree of student/instructor rapport
  • Utilizes all possible curriculum resources available and formulates Contextualized Learning Lesson Plans tailored towards the applicable industry
  • Actively participates in Industry Advisory Council and strengthens employer collaborative partnerships
  • Responsible for the maintenance of student personnel folders and related documentation
  • Records and maintains classroom attendance, both hard copy documents and electronic entry into the Center Information System (CIS)
  • Assists in the completion of all necessary Job Corps forms
  • Responsible for ensuring proper upkeep and maintenance of equipment and supplies
  • Accountable for the cleanliness of classrooms and trade area
  • Responsible for reports required by the Manager such as student/staff hours, requisitions and monthly student evaluations
  • Assists Manager during scheduled inventory


Minimum: State certified, licensed or accredited by a professional trade organization. No teaching experience required, however, if candidate is not state certified he/she must have practical experience in the subject/trade area. Must have the ability to transfer topical knowledge to meet specific learning objectives

All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.

CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.