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At Calian, our teams have been working closely with the Canadian Armed Forces for many years. We are currently recruiting for an Instructional Designer to work out of CFB Borden.

Tasks and Deliverables may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Design, develop and quality control of instructional materials for all training requirements. The Instructional Development Officer will report to the assigned DND Workplace Coordinator in the respective squadron or section

    • Analyzing, designing and evaluating RCAF training program

    • Developing of training material
    • Conducting and advising on validation activities

    • Advising on training documentation

    • Assisting in the development of assessment plans and assessment instruments

    • Assisting instructors in developing instructional skills

    • Assisting in the implementation of mentoring programs

    • Designing and conducting instructional techniques workshops

    • Conducting needs analysis

    • Monitoring and evaluating training

    • Proposing, monitoring and evaluating performance improvement interventions

    • Instructing as required

    • Advising on learning technologiesromoting relevant training and education system innovation

    • Supervising instructional developers and personnel in instructional development

Mandatory Requirements:

Civilian-Trained Personnel:

  1. Undergraduate or post-graduate degree in or specializing in Education or Distance Learning OR Post-secondary degree and has completed a Teacher Education Program that is recognized by the applicable provincial standards organization (e.g. Ontario College of Teachers in Ontario)


Post-secondary degree AND two (2) years minimum full-time instruction in adult education-related employment and two (2) years’ experience in design, development and implementation of instructional programs Or Five (5) years of instructional design in adult education-related employment

 Military Trained Personnel:

  1. a. Qualified Training Development Officer (CF National Qualification code AGDA) or equivalent with documentation that demonstrates and outlines the equivalency to the Canadian Armed Forces Qualification and
  2. Three (3) years minimum experience in a military training establishment

##Type of Assignment:

Contract, full time (length will vary)

Become a part of the Calian team and join over 3,000 professionals working on projects that span Canada, U.S. and international markets. Our capabilities are diverse enabling us to offer professionals career opportunities within business and technology services in health, training, engineering and IT services as well as within the design, manufacturing and maintenance of complex systems to the communications and defence sectors. Founded in 1982, Calian is a Canadian company that is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CGY).

Calian values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Calian is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, by striving to prevent and remove systemic barriers. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and we welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and others who may contribute to diversity of our organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.

The federal government has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for public servants and all contractor personnel who access Government of Canada workplaces. As an employee or independent contractor of Calian performing work for federal government customers of Calian, you will be subject to this mandate.

Calian has a duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace and is contractually obligated to adhere to government mandates, policies and directives. Your employment / independent contractor agreement with Calian will require that you obey all workplace health, safety and security rules and regulations established by Calian or the customer.

Every Calian employee and independent contractor working on Calian customer worksites will be required to complete an attestation before you are employed by Calian, stating that you are Fully vaccinated (full series of a Health Canada-approved vaccine, 14 days have passed since your last dose). This is a mandatory requirement and failure to complete the attestation will result in you being non-compliant for the position and we will therefore be unable to move forward in the hiring process.

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