Firing Range Manager

Location
Nelsonville, OH, 45764
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Institution Type
Community College
Firing Range Manager
Annual Salary: $45,000 - $50,000

Position Purpose
Under the direct supervision of the Associate Dean of the School of Public Safety and the Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy, operates the Firing Range as an entrepreneurial venture for Hocking College including public use of the range. Serves as primary professional on-site. Works closely with the instructors within the Peace Officer and Natural Resources Law curricula to provide instruction using a hands-on real world educational experience. Assists in developing employment and internship opportunities for students. Participates in student recruitment. Engages in professional development. Participates in Institutional / School activities.

Duties and Responsibilities Firing Range Manager


Position Purpose


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serves as lead professional and manager of the Hocking College Firing Range geared towards educational need set by the Associate Dean of Public Safety and the Program Manager for Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy.
  • Develop and implement Leisure Learning programs at the Firing Range.
  • Develop and implement Concealed Carry Courses/Programs and other similar to it.
  • Responsible for safety and risk management.
  • Maintains and operates the Hocking College Firing Range, schedules and documents regulatory inspections, reports potential hazards, and maintains any records relevant to its safe operation.
  • Oversees or conducts all firing range, grounds, maintenance and repair including: gun ranges, parking, targets, minor building repair, custodial care, water control, and all minor plumbing maintenance.
  • Keeps all Hocking College owned firearms in good condition and has the expertise to troubleshoot and resolve problems as they manifest themselves.
  • Oversees and conducts weapon and shooting clinics, classes, advertisement, and distribution/sales of memberships.
  • Maintains and keeps firing range records of all relevant operations and business certifications.
  • Assists Supervisor with capital improvements and maintenance activities for the firing range and related facilities.
  • Responsible for coordination of all on-site activities to ensure the operation meets budgetary and performance goals, including implementation and improvements to the operational strategy, personnel policy and management, and public relations.
  • Must be willing to assist in developing and delivering programs at Hocking College (examples: assist in developing student practicums and internships; developing and delivering national and international workshops and seminars).
  • Maintains list of professional, regulatory, and operational contacts.
  • Assists Associate Dean and Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy with the compilation of data when needed.
  • Works closely with the POB and NRLW instructors to provide a hands-on real world educational experience
  • Works in cooperation with the Associate Dean and Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy to develop and maintain a webpage to serve as a point of sale, advertisement, recruitment tool, and educational resource for the public on all subjects relating to Firearms, Gun Safety, and target shooting affiliated with Hocking College.
  • Maintains all equipment related to the firing range portion of the programs such as pistols, revolvers, shotguns, rifles and associated ammunition.
  • Attends at least one professional meeting per year as a representative of Hocking College to say current on developing techniques and advancing higher education.
  • Maintains or obtains certifications from the National Rifle Association as needed to teach public classes.
  • Supervises and directs work schedules and activities of student workers, and volunteers instructing personnel in the performance of duties.
  • Writes performance evaluations as assigned by the Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy.
  • Serves as Site Safety Officer and is responsible for periodic safety training and briefing.
  • Primary purchasing agent for onsite needs and must coordinate freight and shipping.
  • Teach classes related to the aforementioned skills and the Firing Range Manager’s areas of expertise based on experience, credentials, and certifications, including NRLW and Police Officer Basic Academy.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
  • Serves as lead professional and manager of the Hocking College Firing Range geared towards educational need set by the Associate Dean of Public Safety and the Program Manager for Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy.
  • Develop and implement Leisure Learning programs at the Firing Range.
  • Develop and implement Concealed Carry Courses/Programs and other similar to it.
  • Responsible for safety and risk management.
  • Maintains and operates the Hocking College Firing Range, schedules and documents regulatory inspections, reports potential hazards, and maintains any records relevant to its safe operation.
  • Oversees or conducts all firing range, grounds, maintenance and repair including: gun ranges, parking, targets, minor building repair, custodial care, water control, and all minor plumbing maintenance.
  • Keeps all Hocking College owned firearms in good condition and has the expertise to troubleshoot and resolve problems as they manifest themselves.
  • Oversees and conducts weapon and shooting clinics, classes, advertisement, and distribution/sales of memberships.
  • Maintains and keeps firing range records of all relevant operations and business certifications.
  • Assists Supervisor with capital improvements and maintenance activities for the firing range and related facilities.
  • Responsible for coordination of all on-site activities to ensure the operation meets budgetary and performance goals, including implementation and improvements to the operational strategy, personnel policy and management, and public relations.
  • Must be willing to assist in developing and delivering programs at Hocking College (examples: assist in developing student practicums and internships; developing and delivering national and international workshops and seminars).
  • Maintains list of professional, regulatory, and operational contacts.
  • Assists Associate Dean and Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy with the compilation of data when needed.
  • Works closely with the POB and NRLW instructors to provide a hands-on real world educational experience
  • Works in cooperation with the Associate Dean and Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy to develop and maintain a webpage to serve as a point of sale, advertisement, recruitment tool, and educational resource for the public on all subjects relating to Firearms, Gun Safety, and target shooting affiliated with Hocking College.
  • Maintains all equipment related to the firing range portion of the programs such as pistols, revolvers, shotguns, rifles and associated ammunition.
  • Attends at least one professional meeting per year as a representative of Hocking College to say current on developing techniques and advancing higher education.
  • Maintains or obtains certifications from the National Rifle Association as needed to teach public classes.
  • Supervises and directs work schedules and activities of student workers, and volunteers instructing personnel in the performance of duties.
  • Writes performance evaluations as assigned by the Commander, Police Officer Basic Academy.
  • Serves as Site Safety Officer and is responsible for periodic safety training and briefing.
  • Primary purchasing agent for onsite needs and must coordinate freight and shipping.
  • Teach classes related to the aforementioned skills and the Firing Range Manager’s areas of expertise based on experience, credentials, and certifications, including NRLW and Police Officer Basic Academy.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills
    • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED, Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field is preferred
    • Completion of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission approved 80 hour Instructional Skills Course
    • Certification as a Pistol, Shotgun and Requalification Instructor required. Preference for certification as a Revolver Instructor, all through the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.
    • Must have, or be willing to obtain in the first year, Glock Pistol, Remington Shotgun, and AR 15/ M16 armorer certification.
    • Certified in a Nationally Recognized program in First Aid/ CPR/AED and tourniquets and hemostatic dressings.
    • 5 years of full-time relevant law enforcement experience
    • 1 year of firearms experience in the operation, care and maintenance of various weaponry and related equipment.
    • Experience in adult education and training is desirable.
    • Ability to lift objects 50 pounds or heavier.
    • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather.
    • Good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated sustained ability to work as a team member.
    • Willingness to participate in National Rifle Association recruiting initiatives.
    • Willingness to assist in developing promotional materials to be used for Hocking College student recruiting initiatives.
    • Maintains safe working area and conditions.
    • Serves as positive role model for students, co-workers, and outside agencies.
    • Must have experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED, Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field is preferred
  • Completion of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission approved 80 hour Instructional Skills Course
  • Certification as a Pistol, Shotgun and Requalification Instructor required. Preference for certification as a Revolver Instructor, all through the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.
  • Must have, or be willing to obtain in the first year, Glock Pistol, Remington Shotgun, and AR 15/ M16 armorer certification.
  • Certified in a Nationally Recognized program in First Aid/ CPR/AED and tourniquets and hemostatic dressings.
  • 5 years of full-time relevant law enforcement experience
  • 1 year of firearms experience in the operation, care and maintenance of various weaponry and related equipment.
  • Experience in adult education and training is desirable.
  • Ability to lift objects 50 pounds or heavier.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated sustained ability to work as a team member.
  • Willingness to participate in National Rifle Association recruiting initiatives.
  • Willingness to assist in developing promotional materials to be used for Hocking College student recruiting initiatives.
  • Maintains safe working area and conditions.
  • Serves as positive role model for students, co-workers, and outside agencies.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be requested and reviewed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
    Reasonable accommodations may be requested and reviewed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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