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Instructor I-II Fire Science (Part-time)

Collin College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 13, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Part Time
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Primary Location:

3600 Redbud Blvd., McKinney, Texas, 75069

We are searching for candidates that meet the required qualifications and experience and are able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist in the instruction of fire science related labs providing basic skills to students. Demonstrate knowledge and skills relevant to various health care professions while maintaining a safe and effective teaching environment. Assess competency skills in traditional or dual credit environment.

Required Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide instruction, direct and/or evaluate students through skills practices in the proper procedures for safe and effective use of firefighting/fire protection equipment.
Prepare fire protection training lab sessions with the proper amount of materials and equipment necessary to effectively teach or evaluate firefighting skills for each student.
Maintain current working knowledge of fire service practices and fire science education curriculum.
Maintain a safe lab environment during skills training and evaluation sessions.
Demonstrate proper procedures for effective use of firefighting tools, equipment and apparatus; drive and operate firefighting apparatus.
Direct students through lecture or skills practice in the proper procedures for fire suppression activities, rescue, fire inspection, and hazardous materials response.
Maintain current working knowledge of firefighting practices and fire commission curriculum requirements.
Assure each lab has the proper amount of materials or equipment for each student.

Supplemental Functions
Perform other duties as assigned.
Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and Core Values.
Demonstrate upmost ethical and professional behavior working with students, faculty staff, and outside associated agencies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of firefighting and rescue methods
Knowledge of fire science and fire department practices
Knowledge of fire commission curriculum
Knowledge in appropriate handling of and disposal of hazardous materials
Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision
Skills to demonstrate use and maintenance of fire equipment and tools in a safe and correct manner
Interpersonal skills to provide effective assistance
Effective oral and written communication skills
Skill in fire ground operation
Proficient computer and audio/visual skills
Ability to deliver instructional presentations and evaluate students
Ability to use judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in dealing with variety of fast-paced changing situations
Ability to respond quickly and make effective decisions appropriately to situations and circumstances
Ability to deal in a fair and courteous manner with a variety of individuals
Ability to drive and operate fire apparatus
Ability to prepare fire prevention training lab

Physical Demands, Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting and intense noises. In addition, incumbents may be subjected to gases and workspace restrictions. Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Occasional physical effort required.

Level I (HR216)
High School diploma or equivalency certification.

Current Texas Department of Public Safety Licenses, Class A or Class B.
Must be insurable with the College's insurance carrier.

Level II (HR217)
High School Diploma or equivalency certification required. Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
Current Fire Instructor II Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection or equivalent state approved certification.
Current Texas Department of Public Safety Licenses, Class A or Class B.
Must be insurable with the College's insurance carrier.

**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.**

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job as duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. Collin College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made by Collin College in its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required & Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Compensation Type:

Hourly, Salary

Employment Type:

Part time




For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or send an email to: .

Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

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