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Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Agency Instructor I – Municipal Extension (Region 4) – Telecommuter in College Station, Texas

Job Title

Agency Instructor I – Municipal Extension (Region 4) – Telecommuter

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service

Department

Emergency Services Training Institute

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Wage Agency Instructor I - Municipal Extension (Region 4)

4 positions to be filled

Temporary/Casual Position

Telecommuter

$25.00 per hour

The Agency Instructor I is responsible for providing training for the municipal extension program - Region 4 in the state of Texas. This position provides instruction and coordinates classes, conferences, area schools and other duties as assigned. This position also provides national fire academy hand-off and field delivery courses and provides training for annual schools and/or other special schools or courses.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • 4 years’ experience in Emergency Services.

Other Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in training or adult education.

  • Certified Instructor with a Texas Emergency Services entity.

  • Valid Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in fire science or related field.

  • 10 years Emergency Services experience.

  • 5 years supervisory/Leadership experience.

  • NFPA Instructor 2 or equivalent.

  • Rope Rescue Technician/Wildland Firefighter Engine Boss certification.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to wear a variety of Emergency Service Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift objects weighing up to 80lbs.

  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions during instruction.

Notifications:

  • This is a wage position established to accommodate a temporary organizational need. As such, TEEX does not guarantee any set number of hours or length of employment in this role.

  • This position is security-sensitive.

  • This position requires 100% travel.

  • This position is eligible for telecommuting.

  • This position primarily supports the instructional needs for the Extension Program – Region 4, which consists of the following Texas counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bexar, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Comal, De Witt, Fayette, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Lavaca, Lee, Llano, Mason, Medina, Travis, Victoria, Williamson, Wilson

Essential Duties and Tasks

Instruct assigned courses - 80%:

  • Determine course goals and objectives.

  • Use a variety of techniques for presenting course material.

  • Develop instructional techniques to accommodate diverse learning styles.

  • Initiate and maintain interactive classroom discussions.

  • Provide positive reinforcement and motivational incentives.

  • Monitor learner performance.

  • Evaluate and assess instructional effectiveness.

Additional support and instruction - 10%:

  • Assists with Annual Schools and/or other special schools/activities.

Course development and review - 10%:

  • Modifies or develops course content to meet changing needs and objectives, includes visuals and handout materials.

  • All changes will be in cooperation with the curriculum, certification and evaluation group.

Other:

  • Maintains a clean and neat appearance.

  • Submits class records/reports, travel documentation, payroll/time entries and required associated documentation on time.

  • Work location will vary, as classes will be instructed primarily within the boundaries of the State of Texas and within TEEX Region 4.

  • Interacts professionally with External and Internal customers.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) is an internationally recognized leader in the delivery of emergency response, homeland security, workforce training and exercises, technical assistance, and economic development. Last year, TEEX served more than 173,000 people from every U.S. state and territory and 81 countries worldwide.

TEEX operates a comprehensive emergency preparedness campus, which includes some of the world’s top training facilities in the Brayton Fire Training Field, Disaster City® and the Emergency Operations Training Center, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for public utilities, law enforcement, and unexploded ordnance training. As part of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium and home to the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center, TEEX has been a leader in homeland security training since 1998. The agency also sponsors the state’s elite urban search and rescue team, Texas Task Force 1, standing ready to respond at a moment’s notice in times of disaster.

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 458-6801.

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