Great Lakes Boat Building School – Instructor

Great Lakes Boat Building School

Instructor July 2020

 If you have a passion for boats and are at a point in your life where you’d like to share your knowledge with the next generation- teaching at Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) may be for you.  GLBBS will provide you the tools and training necessary to be an educator and take your career to the next level. GLBBS located in Cedarville, Michigan invites applications for the position of Instructor.  GLBBS is a school specializing in training students interested in boat building and maritime industry careers.  The School is located on a beautiful waterfront campus with a state of the art 12,000 square foot facility.

The Instructor’s primary responsibility is the instruction and guidance of students within the Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) approved curriculum. This role is responsible for adhering to recognized curriculum standards, and compliance with instructional guidelines as defined by the Executive Committee or Board of Directors. Work includes course delivery administration of tests (or equivalent course criteria), and the tabulation and submission of students’ final course grades. This is a full-time 12-month salaried position. For an official job description email


  • High School diploma
  • 3 + years industry relevant work experience in boat building trade specific to program (ie. restoration, finishing, wood working, marine systems, composite boat building, wooden boat building etc.)
  • 5 + years industry relevant work experience preferred
  1. Teaching or training experience or certification preferred.
  2. ABYC Certification or ability to be certified within 3 years- Master Technician

Application Process:

Resumes and inquiries should be directed to Lori James by email

Candidates will be evaluated as soon as their application is received. The start date is as soon as the ideal candidate is interviewed and available to begin.  The search will be confidential and references will not be contacted until the applicant has been notified.

GLBBS is an equal opportunity employer


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