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Fire Science Technician

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Position Summary

At Coconino Community College, our team of committed faculty is as diverse and as inspiring as our student body. Join us and make CCC an even stronger community of opportunity.

Specifically, we are recruiting a Fire Science Technician. This grant funded position is projected for approximately 10 months of employment ending 6/30/2022. The position is 19 hours per week. This person is available to assist both program and teaching staff needs. This includes assisting with state testing for applicable courses (FSC 180 – Fire Fighter I and II, FSC 136 Fire Apparatus and Hydraulics, and FSC 138 Haz-Mat Awareness/Operations). The days and times of available courses varies, but all open courses are in-person in Flagstaff.

Primary program assignments will be during the work week (Monday-Friday) between 8:30am-5:30pm. Secondary teaching assignments may include day, evening, and weekend classes, and may be at multiple sites. The selected Fire Science Technician must be able to work collegially in a team environment. This is a temporary, non-benefits eligible position. Employment is determined on a semester-to-semester fiscal year basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain Fire Science equipment. Perform minor repairs as needed.
  • Assist with readiness/rehabilitation/repair of Flagstaff Fire Department Fire Training Facility.
  • Assists with development of recommended bid/projects to replace and add equipment to Fire Science Program.
  • Participation in outreach activities to promote Fire Science Program and enrollment to, but limited to, high schools, job fairs, etc.…
  • Development of fire simulations, using Fire Studio software, for program/partner use.
  • Advise students for degree progression and testing readiness.
  • Assist Fire Science Program dedicated faculty demonstrate, practice and master skills adhering to course outlines and student learning objectives.
  • Check CCC email and respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Remain current in practices, trends, and research related to discipline area.
  • Follow the same accepted standards of conduct as the full-time faculty as described in applicable administrative procedures which relate to satisfactory service and conduct becoming a faculty member.
  • Comply with timekeeping policies as required by college.
  • Collaborate with other college employees as necessary and appropriate.
  • Champion a positive workplace and educational environment.
  • Other duties as assigned by Fire Science Program coordinator.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Mechanical aptitude, general repair skills and attention to detail. Ability to work independently and produce quality results. Able to lift materials and equipment (minimum 40 pounds). Knowledge of firefighting, Coconino Community’s Fire Science Program and college processes. Ability to assist teaching assigned skills effectively. Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality of students and staff. Ability to support and promote the mission, values, purposes, and strategic plan of the College. Ability to work in a culturally diverse and team environment.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Arizona State certified Fire Fighter I and II.
  • Arizona State certified Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations.
  • Arizona State Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic.
  • Fire Instructor I, Facilitative Instructor M-410 or equivalent instructional training.
  • 80 hours Fire Service instruction experience.
  • AAS Degree or BS in Fire Science or related field
  • Ability to obtain Lead Adjunct Instructor from Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence upon employment.

  • Physical Demand
  • Meet physical requirements as set forth in NFPA 1001.

  • Work Environment
  • Expected work/instruction will take place in both classroom and outdoors setting.

  • Preferred
  • Experience in community college instruction.
  • 8-10 years fire service experience in progressive fire department.
  • Experience/proficient using fire simulation software.
  • Experience/proficient using student learning platforms (i.e. Canvas).



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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/23/2021
    Application Due: 5/14/2021
    Work Type: Full Time