Recruit Instructional Assistant Program Coordinator at Department of Fire Services in Bridgewater, NJ

Department of Fire Services

๐Ÿ“Œ Bridgewater, New Jersey
๐Ÿ•‘ January 25, 2021
๐Ÿท๏ธ Part Time
๐Ÿท๏ธ Administration
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Recruit Instructional Assistant Program Coordinator - Bridgewater

Description

The Department of Fire Services (DFS) is recruiting to fill the position of Career Recruit Assistant Coordinator at the Bridgewater campus. This is a part-time, contract position with no benefits.

The Massachusetts Firefighting Academy (MFA), within the Department of Fire Services, provides fire training to municipal fire service personnel. The career recruit program offered by the Massachusetts Fire Academy is a 10-week recruit training program. The Academy additionally offers over 300 topical continuing education courses and fire officer training to over 14,000 students annually.

In order to be considered for this position, at time of application, you must upload a cover letter; detail resume demonstrating your experience; proof of certifications; and proof of the highest degree obtained above High School if applicable.

Duties:

  • Responsible for providing supervision of multiple recruit classes at all MFA campuses.
  • Reviews and summarizes student evaluations.
  • Conducts program review for program area and becomes involved in re-development of existing programs and development of new programs.
  • Prepares new equipment and/or replacement equipment lists annually and submits to Recruit Program Coordinator.
  • Works closely with support branch of DFS to ensure proper equipment and media are delivered to training sites.
  • Develops new instructors through coaching, mentoring, etc.
  • Observes instructors and provides guidance in program delivery.
  • Actively participates in coordinator meetings.
  • Researches, evaluates, and prepares recommendations on curricula, instructional methods, and materials for the program.
  • Develops tests, questionnaires, and procedures to measure effectiveness of curriculum and to determine if program objectives are met.
  • Recommends purchase of instructional materials, supplies, equipment, and visual aids to meet the needs of the program.
  • Works with staff in assessment, curriculum development, management of student behavior, and use of materials and equipment.
  • Observes, evaluates, and recommends changes in work of instructional staff to strengthen teaching skills in classroom.
  • Plans, conducts, and evaluates training programs and other learning opportunities for instructors to study new classroom procedures, instructional materials, and teaching aids.
  • Reviews written test scores and skill sheets and counsels students when necessary.
  • Prepares subjective evaluations on students for outstanding performance and non-acceptable performance and counsels the student and notifies the Chief of the Department.
  • May be assigned additional projects by MFA management.
  • Qualifications

    - Must have a minimum of three years of relevant fire service experience such as a fire officer, fire investigator, or fire prevention position with a department.

    - Must have been promoted to Fire Instructor II with the MFA.

    - Must have completed Fire Instructor II course.

    Preferred Qualifications


    - Five years' experience as an MFA recruit program training instructor and five years of relevant fire service experience such as a fire officer, fire investigator, training officer, or fire prevention position with a fire department

    - Fire Instructor II Pro
    - Board certified

    - Candidates are required to be certified to Instructor II within one year, if hired without Fire Instructor II Pro
    - Board certification.

    - Superior interpersonal skills; well organized; and a team player

    - Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

    - Demonstrated work record to support the skills required.

    - Thorough knowledge of the program that is being coordinated.

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    Job Expires: February 24, 2021

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