$33.18-$49.77 Hourly / $5,751.20-$8,626.80 Monthly / $69,014.40-$103,521.60 Yearly
Assists in determining subjects to be covered on an annual basis; submits oral and/or written suggestions for training programs to management based upon training needs which have been identified; develops curriculum and instructs in-service training and related drills and activities.
Writes and distributes training information and memoranda; assists in the evaluation of course content; determines the length of time appropriate for specific training; arranges classroom locations; makes purchasing or printing arrangements for texts, workbooks and other study material.
Assists company officers with materials and/or equipment for use in multi-company or special operations drills.
Assists in scheduling classes, training facilities, and equipment; ensures smooth and proper operation of the in-house training programs to include proper documentation and record keeping.
Assists in the compilation, submittal and maintenance of training records for certification and re-certification of personnel.
Researches information and training resources; contacts educational institutions, private vendors and other public jurisdictions to determine the availability of existing training programs; researches on-line training, video based training and other training references.
Attends seminars, conferences and/or training programs as needed to maintain required certifications and current trends in the fire service.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: safety policies, methods, programs, procedures, and equipment used by TFR; firefighting and emergency medical services skills.
Working knowledge of: curriculum development; training principles, practices and techniques; methods, materials, and equipment used in making training presentations.
Some knowledge of: computers and relevant software.
Ability to: plan, organize, design, develop, implement, instruct, and administer inhouse training programs; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; present instructional materials; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, the general public and others; maintain records and prepare clear and concise written and oral reports.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in fire science or education and eight (8) years of experience as a State of Florida certified fire fighter; OR, an associate’s degree in fire science or education and ten (10) years of experience as a State of Florida certified fire fighter.
Preference will be given to individuals who have prior experience in instructing fire related classes.
Required: current State of Florida Fire Instructor I certification; current State of Florida certification as an EMT-B; and a valid Florida driver’s license.
Desirable: current State of Florida Live Fire Training Instructor certification; current State of Florida certification as a Paramedic.