Part-time Faculty, Fire Technology
Department: Public Safety Programs
For salary and placement information, visit
www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/classifications/salary/ and use the
links in the Part-time Faculty section.
For information about part-time faculty health
benefits, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/personnel/ptfaculty
Part-time faculty employees are eligible to elect membership in one
of the following retirement plans:
- CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System)
- APPLE (Accumulation Program for Part-Time Limited-Service
Must meet all of the qualifications listed under 1-3 below:
1. Three years of experience as a fire fighter performing
suppression duties within a Recognized Fire Agency in California or
equivalent experience in a private fire brigade.
2. Must meet one of the following qualifications under a) through
c):a) Any Bachelor’s degree AND two years of professional
experience.b) Any Associate degree AND six years of professional
experience.c) A combination of education and experience that is at
least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b)
above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency
if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated
above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the
time of submitting the application.
3. Possession of one of the following certificates by time of
appointment: California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) certification as
an Instructor I; OR the National Fire Academy (NFA) “Fire Service
Instructional Methodology” course.
For professional experience, a “year” is
defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 10 months.
California State Fire
Marshall Instructor II certification
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be
considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and
degrees that are completed outside of the United States are
required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S.
equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S.
credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials
evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National
Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at
or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc.
(AICE) website at http://aice-eval.org/
Palomar College serves over 30,000
students from a variety of backgrounds and we are proud to be a
Hispanic Serving Institution. Our student body is rich in its
diversity. Click here to see a quick overview of our student
demographics on our recent Student Fact Sheet.
Palomar College is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion,
access and antiracism. We are dedicated to empowering students to
succeed and are guided by our core values; some of which are the
- Access - We make education possible for everyone.
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - We recognize and respect
diversity, seek to foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, and
strive to address inequities.
All positions require cultural competency which includes the
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students,
faculty, and staff.
To Apply: Visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/22221
for full details and required application materials.
About the District:
Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year
community college that serves the greater North San Diego County
region. Palomar College offers over 200 associate degrees and
certificate programs to approximately 25,000 full- and part-time
students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of
higher education, the College is recognized as one of the top 100
Colleges and Universities in the nation for serving Hispanic
students. Palomar College is just 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean
and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that
San Diego has to offer.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer