Academic/Faculty, Public Policy/Public Administration
Instructional Assistant-Public Safety - Fire/EMS
Allan Hancock College serves more than 20,000 students in northern Santa Barbara County. Located on the central coast and just minutes from spectacular beaches and rolling vineyards, AHC operates three campuses - the main campus in Santa Maria, a state approved center in Lompoc and a center in Santa Ynez. As one of the largest employers in Santa Barbara County, the college is an integral part of the community and enjoys strong support from local leaders and industry.
AHC, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, is proud to serve underrepresented students. The college has twice received recognition from the Aspen institute as one of the top colleges in the country. If you are looking for a position where you can have a direct impact on our students, AHC may be the place for you!
To learn more about Allan Hancock College and the Central Coast, visit our Human Resources page at www.hancockcollege.edu and click on the Welcome to AHC video.
We are searching for an experienced Instructional Assistant-Public Safety - Fire/EMS at our Public Safety Training Complex facility.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT, PUBLIC SAFETYDEFINITION Under general supervision of assigned administrator, assists faculty in the preparation and delivery of instruction and skills training to students enrolled within a designated academic area of the Public Safety Department. Values and promotes the mission and vision of the college. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS A non-teaching position that assists faculty in reinforcing and illustrating course concepts and skills that are delivered in classrooms, labs, and simulated real-life environments. The position may also assist in fortifying safety protocol, in planning and implementing emergency response exercises/scenarios, and in demonstrating the safe use of vehicles, specialized equipment or weapons and training props. Assists in supporting and strengthening lectures, course objectives, student learning outcomes, and the strategic direction of the department. Requires advanced oral and written communication skills and technical knowledge in the subject area(s) assigned, and a background in experiential learning. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists in the preparation and delivery of instruction and skills training.
Prepares and assembles materials/equipment/props for presentations and other instructional activities.
Assists in the preparation and administration of tests as needed.
Monitors the safe and proper use of equipment, tools, and devices.
Assists with inventory, storage, distribution, and maintenance of discipline related equipment; provides technical assistance and recommends specifications for equipment and instructional material purchases.
Demonstrates emergency vehicle driving procedures, operations, and safety maneuvering; drives, operates, maintains assigned vehicles and specialized equipment.
Leads drill and ceremony activities/formations/inspections.
Provides assistance to students and instructors in the preparation of props and equipment for campus tours, visitations, and outreach events.
Works as a collaborative and contributing member of a professional team; serves as a role model for students; exemplifies and emphasizes the values, ethics, and high standards required of public safety personnel.
Perform other related work as assigned.
Monday, July 6, 2020 at end of business day, 5:00 p.m.
Desired start date is August 2020. This is a full-time, 37 hour week, 10 month position.
The starting salary is $3,471 per month (range 20, $3,471 to $4,219 per month on the classified bargaining unit salary schedule).
Benefits include medical, dental, life, vision (employee only), salary protection insurance, and eligibility for PERS retirement.
Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, please include the following application materials:
*The emphasis of this position will be for the Fire and EMS academy programs.
Knowledge of training techniques and instructional methodologies;
Requirements and regulations of governing and certifying agencies;
Principles and practices of effective leadership.
Demonstrated ability to:
Learn, interpret and apply district, program, and courses rules and regulations;
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
Maintain accurate and complete records;
Utilize computer equipment and technology for record keeping and instructional purposes;
Understand and carryout oral and written instructions. Education and Experience Equivalent to an associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public safety technology or a related field OR graduation from high school or its equivalent AND two years of full-time paid experience within a public safety agency.
License and other requirements:
Must take required safety course as outlined in the Injury Illness Prevention Plan.
Fork Lift certification.
District insurance for operation of district motor vehicles.
Duties will be performed in an indoor and outdoor environment.
Exposure to electrical energy, noise, dust, grease, potentially hazardous chemicals, waste and infectious materials.
Work with machinery; maintaining physical condition necessary for heavy or moderate lifting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, standing, sitting or walking for prolonged periods of time.
Operating motorized equipment and vehicles.
The incumbent will experience interruptions while performing normal duties during the regular workday.
The incumbent will have contact, in person, by email, or on the telephone with staff and the general public.
This position requires a flexible schedule according to the class structure of the academies.
Typically may stand or sit for extended periods of time.
Operates a computer.
Communicates over the telephone, by email, and in person.
Regularly lifts, carries and/or moves objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students and to staff and students with disabilities.
3,471.00 - 4,219.00
Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Allan Hancock College is a California public community college located in northern Santa Barbara County. The college is ranked as one of the five best community colleges in California and one of the top 120 community colleges in the nation. Approximately 11,500 credit students enroll each semester at one of the college's four locations in Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Ynez Valley, or at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The main campus is in Santa Maria, a 105 acre park-like setting that provides students with exceptional teaching and state of the art technology. The college offers opportunities for those who want to begin a bachelor's degree (university degree), earn an associate degree (two-year degree), prepare for a career, or upgrade skills. The college offers degrees and certificates in more than 100 areas of study. Allan Hancock College is well-known for its English as a second language program, its professional theatre program, and for providing superior support services for its students, including counseling and tutoring.