Welding Instructor-mcf

State of Michigan
Full Time, Permanent 40 per week $25 - $46 Per hour MI 3500 N Elm Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, United States Apply before 5/16/2024 5:00


To provide vocational training for prisoners in the area of Welding. Will provide advanced training which will lead to certification in Welding and provide a hands-on experience. The position is located within the secure perimeter of the Muskegon Correctional Facility which is a level 2 facility that houses 1,338 prisoners.

Required Education and Experience


Possession of an associate's degree in an area of the specific trade or occupation to be taught.


No specific type or amount is required.

Alternate Education and Experience

Possession of an appropriate bachelor's degree, master's degree, or vocational teacher certification may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.


Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school and four years of recent experience in the practice of the specific trade or occupation to be taught, including six months of experience training others in the trade or occupation may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

Additional Requirements and Information

Some jobs require state certifications for the occupation.

All positions are assigned subclass codes. Individuals appointed to positions that are subclass coded must possess the required specialized experience, training, or license. Subclass code definitions and requirements are published on the Civil Service web site.

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The Michigan Department of Corrections is proud to be a Michigan Veteran's Affairs Agency (MVAA) Gold Level Veteran Friendly Employer.  MDOC is proud to employ nearly 1,500 veterans and actively serving military members across the department. The Department has many benefits and services available to support our military and veteran employees, spouses, and families. Learn more about what makes MDOC a Gold-Level Veteran Friendly Employer

The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.  

New hires to the MDOC along with previous MDOC employees that are returning after being away from the department for more than two years will complete Non-Custody New Employee Training (NCNET) either 40 hours or 80 hours of initial in-person training based on their level of offender contact and job classification.  All new employees will complete additional online training to successfully complete their non-custody new employee training.