Qualified Assistant-Basic Law Enforcement Training (Public Safety)

Qualified Assistant-Basic Law Enforcement Training (Public Safety)


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Transportation Systems Department located at the Merancas Campus, Claytor Building.


$47,817 - $74,118 Grade (L)


State Health Plan BCBS

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, January 23, 2023
Closes: Monday, March 13, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, March 13, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday 7am - 6pm The program consists of 640 mandated hours and meets for approximately 16 weeks

Employment Type

Full- Time 12 months

Minimum Qualifications

Requires High School diploma or GED, beginner level Microsoft Office skills which include general knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets and one-year office experience. Assessments for the appropriate level of Microsoft Office skills will be required. Individual must have four years of experience as a criminal justice officer or as an administrator or specialist in a field directly related to the criminal justice system. 

Preferred Qualifications

Individual is required to have four years of experience as a criminal justice officer or as an administrator or specialist in a field directly related to the criminal justice system; completed an orientation course conducted by Standards Division staff, and participate in the annual training conducted by NC State Commission staff.

Position Description

Central Piedmont is currently seeking a Qualified Assistant (Public Safety) Basic Law Enforcement Training in the Transportation Systems Department located at the Merancas Campus, Claytor Building.

Basic Law Enforcement Training is a curriculum course offered at most community colleges, commonly referred to as a Police Academy. Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give students essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county, or municipal governments, or with private enterprise.

This program utilizes State commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. General subjects include, but are not limited to:
* Criminal, juvenile, civil, traffic and alcoholic beverage laws
* Physical training
* Investigative, patrol, custody and court procedures
* Emergency responses
* Ethics and community relations

Anticipated Hire Date:  February 6, 2023
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday 7am - 6pm The program consists of 640 mandated hours and meets for approximately 16 weeks

Note: Central Piedmont has increased the hours in some topical areas of Basic Law Enforcement Training courses beyond the minimum required by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission.

Hours per Week:  40

General Function

Under the general direction of the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) school director, the qualified assistant (QA) will assist in the planning, developing, coordinating and delivery of Commissioned-mandated training courses. QA will support the school director with the day-to-day operations of the BLET program, as well as the day-to-day supervision of the students and instructors. QA will provide administrative and logistical assistance and oversee the program in the absence of the school director.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

*  QA must be a highly organized self-starter, a multi-tasker, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  QA must be proficient in Google suite as well as Microsoft Office 360.  QA should have the ability to establish and maintain relationships with local and state law enforcement agencies by partnering with agency administration i.e., police chief, coordinators and recruiters.

* QA must be able to obtain, organize and analyze data to plan and organize the BLET schedule.
* QA will coordinate with local agencies to schedule components for BLET candidates such as driving track, firearms and other course topics as needed. Additionally, QA will coordinate BLET academy schedules with instructors and cadets.  

* QA will conduct preliminary interview for prospective BLET cadets and coordinate and facilitate BLET information sessions.  Maintain all cadet training records required for North Carolina Justice Academy (NCJA) Accreditation as well as student matriculation through the BLET program; including administration of test, grades, and attendance.  Attend cadet progress counseling sessions and record/document these proceedings.  Additionally, QA will maintain all instructors and files to ensure BLET instructors are in compliance with North Carolina Justice Academy requirements.  Notify instructors in a timely manner if their instructor certifications are expiring.

* QA will update and review lesson plans and training aids prior to the start of each BLET class.

* QA will maintain equipment and supplies for the BLET school/s, transport equipment and supplies as need to offsite location for instruction purposes, maintain BLET school budget to include equipment, supplies and instructor salary.  Work with internal procurement partners to purchase any items necessary for the operation of a BLET program.

* Serve as a liaison between other program areas of the college to support student success. This would include connecting students with college resources such as Navigators, Advisors, Financial Aid, Single Stop, Tutoring and Counseling Services and other resources as needed.

* QA will assist with program marketing and recruitment efforts.

Perform other duties as assigned:

1.  Responds to inquiries and requests involving some use of independent judgment to fit situations and facts with established guidelines; serves as informational resource to staff.

2.  Creates and updates unit's files; pulls and re-files records; purges inactive files.

3.  May maintain unit's computerized databases, updating and purging records as needed.

4.  May monitor inventory and supplies and fill out orders as needed.

5.  Answers phone; provides information and explains procedures; refers call to appropriate person; takes messages; screens requests for supervisor.

6.  May research inquiries by contacting appropriate person for further information; may contact questioner to provide answer.

7.  Selects and mails form letters, brochures, and other prepared correspondence.

8.  May type and proofread memos, correspondence and other printed material.

9.  May gather and summarize information; may produce reports.

10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics

*  Knowledge of standard office procedures and equipment
*  Knowledge of computer and office applications
*  Ability to work well with individuals with diverse backgrounds
*  Highly organized, a multi-tasker, and communication skills.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:  https://www.cpcc.edu/about-central-piedmont/administrative-offices/human...


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