In-Service Fire Instructor

In-Service Fire Instructor


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

On & Offsite JCC Campus Locations, North Carolina


$27.25 - $32.75 Hourly



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Closes: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Target Start Date

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Education Minimum: High School education or GED and Instructor II Certification.  Ability to communicate with various levels of students through various mediums of instructional delivery; educational philosophy compatible with the role of the community college.

Experience Minimum:  5 years of Fire Service Experience. 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Must be able to explain and teach community college students from various backgrounds, cultures, ages and experience levels subjects centered on modern Fire Service concepts and applications. The position involves the teaching of the principles, theories and techniques used in the Fire Service. Must have a thorough understanding of the multiple functions of the Fire Service and the ever-changing needs of the Fire Service culture. 

Knowledge & Responsibilities:

  • Teaches classes and instructs; conducts learning activities.
  • Prepares lesson activities; prepares and oversees projects.
  • Maintain student attendance records and other required records.
  • Prepare course materials such as homework assignments and handouts.
  • Administer examinations
  • Maintains cleanliness of class/labs area. 
  • Maintain security of tools and equipment.

Additional Information:

Language Skills:
Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of descriptive data and information, such as policy manuals, Employee Handbook, SACS Criteria Manual, program guidelines from DCC, course syllabi and course textbooks. 

Mathematical Skills:                    
Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, as well as ability to calculate decimals and percentages. This position must be able to provide accurate data for program costs projection analysis.                 

Reasoning Ability:                      
Functional Reasoning:  Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, teaching andragogy, and leadership.  Ability to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution.
Situational Reasoning:  Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required.

Computer Skills:   
A complete knowledge of Microsoft Products as used in overall management in an educational environment is required.  
Human Interaction:
Maintain direct supervision, direction, and control over the performance of all persons to whom any portion of the planning, development, presentation, or administration of a course has been delegated.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization:
Requires the ability to use, operate, and/or handle a variety of office and fire equipment such as training aids, fire hoses, air packs, fire pumps, a computer and printer, facsimile machine, copier, calculator, etc.  

Physical Demands:
This position is normally active with some physical demands of lifting up to 60 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:
The position has responsibilities in classroom and laboratory environments. The position may require work in a variety of environments including outdoors in extreme conditions on occasion.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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