Correction Training Instructor II
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Wake County, NC

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This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and/or presenting blocks of instruction for the Basic Probation Officer Certified Training Program, and/or Certified Instructor Level Training in the Staff Development and Training section of the Department of Public Safety as a member of the Probation and Parole Training Team. Employees in this position are responsible for conducting needs surveys, writing course plans and objectives, outlining lesson plans, coordinating instruction with adjunct trainers and other instructors, and writing other evaluation reports. Work includes researching materials for course development, developing course strategies and objectives, modifying course content, and participating in evaluation of courses. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Correction Training Coordinator I and is subject to review and evaluation through reports, student feedback and stakeholders. IF A FULLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE CANNOT BE FOUND, A TRAINEE APPLICANT MAY BE CONSIDERED.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Considerable knowledge of the subject matter being developed into course material. Considerable knowledge of principles and theories of instruction. Considerable knowledge of the principles of basic research techniques. Considerable knowledge of procedures, practices and operations of the NC Department of Public Safety. Skills in operating and maintaining supplemental teaching aids, such as audio visual materials and weapons. Skills in interpersonal communication. Ability to exercise judgment and direction in applying and interpreting policies and procedures. Ability to formulate ideas and communicate them in written and oral form. Ability to compose course and lesson plans, including course objectives, instructional strategies, examinations, and course syllabi. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication with students, fellow instructors, and supervisors. Ability to obtain and/or retain certifications required by OSDT. Ability to work independently with minimum of supervision. Normal working hours are 8: 00 am to 5:00 pm. Overnight travel is required. (APPLICATION MUST SHOW PERCENTAGE OF TIME AND/OR HOURS SPENT INSTRUCTING.)

Selective Criteria: General Instructor Certification and Firearms Instructor Certification or CRDT Instructor Certification
Working knowledge of DPS Policy and Procedures & Basic Computer Skills
Preferences: Four-year degree in Criminal Justice, Human Services, or related field, Minimum of 2 years Probation/Parole Training Experience, CPR/American Heart Instructor Certification; Computer skills to include the development and implementation of PowerPoint presentations, Microsoft word, and excel spreadsheets.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from a four-year college/university and three years of experience directly related to instruction and training in the subject matter specialty; or graduation from high school and six years experience as a practitioner in the specialty area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge. .

Supplemental and Contact Information:

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

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To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or
Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Contact information: Tracey Clarke (919) 716-3800