Adams County Fire Rescue is currently seeking a Fire Safety Educator to join our team-oriented organization. We are a small organization where our employees live by our values: WE ARE ACFR: Wellness, Empowerment, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Attitude, Communication, Family and Recognition.
This position involves, but is not limited to, the coordination and implementation of life safety education programs and projects under the oversight of the Fire Marshal. The individual in this position assists the Fire Marshal and PIO for community events as approved by the Fire Marshal. The position requires the exercise of initiative and independent judgement in delivering life safety education programs and projects that allow for consistent and accurate life safety skills and standards within the District’s jurisdiction.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following is a summary of duties and responsibilities essential of the position of Life Safety Educator. They are not in order of importance or priority.
- Create age and audience appropriate programs that fulfill the District’s objectives in increasing fire and life safety knowledge to its citizens.
- Document the delivery of all public fire and safety educational
- Prepare professional written reports, correspondences, and
- Schedule events and program requests so that all activities are scheduled and completed without
- Submit budget requests, within guidelines provided, which includes program
- Purchase supplies, equipment, and instructional materials for fire and life safety education programs, with proper documentation and Track these approved expenditures.
- Participate with authorized professional associations and coordinate activities with other public safety organizations related to safety and educational
- Prepare a plan to be approved by the Fire Marshal, to request the use of human and material resources, so that program or special event needs are addressed.
- Select instructional materials and present programs on fire and safety to a variety of public and private sector
- Present public fire and safety education programs that include, at a minimum, the behavioral objectives, lesson plan, informational materials, and evaluation
- Review local, state, and national fire and life safety trends and standards relating to District
- Under the supervision of the Fire Marshal, assist in the implementation of the Fire District’s CPR, AED, and other approved educational certification programs.
- Under the supervision of the Fire Marshal, assist in the administration of the Fire District’s Child Car Seat Safety Inspection Program, Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Program, Smoke Alarm Program, Blood Pressure Check Program, School Fire Drill Program, Business Evacuation Drill Program, Fire of Life Program and other educational programs identified as needed by the Fire Chief or Fire
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENCES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Minimum requirements at entry
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Valid Driver’s License
- Basic first aid certification or ability to obtain within 12 months of
- CPR/AED Instructor certification or the ability to obtain within 12 months of
- Certification with the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (CDFPC) as a Fire and Life Safety Educator I – within one year of
- Certification with CDFPC as a Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Specialist within one year of
- Certification as a Car Seat Safety Technician within one year of
- NIMS ICS 700; ICS 200; ICS 800 Certificates or ability to obtain within one year of
- Understand various fire and safety educational
- Instructional techniques, including use of audio/visual
- Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and FireRMS).
- Comprehension of principles, methods, and practices of inter-agency dynamics to include effective customer
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Analyze and resolve problems related to life safety education for all age levels and learning abilities, environmental teaching constraints, and the development of alternative methods regarding these challenges to facilitate development of the
- Interpret and analyze life safety research and educational materials to successfully incorporate the relevant information into the programs and projects under this positions’ responsibility.
- Work independently or as a team and willingly accept other duties as
- When necessary for the good of the District, work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and attend special trainings as
- Prepare clear, concise, and accurate written reports and supportive
- Effectively present ideas and instructions
- Work effectively with a variety of individuals and organizations with differing priorities, interests and
- Establish and sustain an effective working relationship with supervisors, staff, school officials, students and the general public.
- Accept feedback from public or District personnel and apply information to improve fire and life safety
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Adams County Fire Protection District offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and pension. The salary range for this position is $60,000 – $80,000 depending on experience. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position will remain open until filled.