LOWNDES COUNTY TRAINING OFFICER POSITION

Posted February 20, 2018
LOWNDES COUNTY
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 01118

                          
      TITLE:    Fire Training Officer 
 
              DEPARTMENT:     Lowndes County Fire/Rescue Service
 
                     LOCATION:    2981 HWY 84 East              
 
           SALARY RANGE:    $42,840.66 annually
 
JOB SUMMARY:     This position is responsible for supervising the development and provision of training for department personnel.
 
MINIMUM TRAINING:     Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a High School Diploma. An Associate’s degree in Fire Science or a related course of study is strongly preferred. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, and a minimum of five years’ experience with a recognized career fire department. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Meet current requirements set forth by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as a Firefighter 2, Fire Instructor 1, Fire Officer 1, Structural Fire Control Instructor and meet the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Act. Possession of State of GA. EMT license. Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the NFPA as a Fire Instructor 2, Fire Officer 2 and NPQ Evaluator within 12 months of employment. Ability to meet requirements for Emergency Medical Responder Instructor within 12 months of employment.
 
CLOSING DATE:    March 1, 2018
 
APPLICATION:    Applications can be downloaded from the Lowndes County Website www.lowndescounty.com or obtained and returned to the Georgia Department of Labor 229 South Ashley St. Valdosta Ga. 31601.  Department of Labor hours are from 8:00-4:30, Monday-Friday.                  
 
Completed applications can also be mailed to:  

 LOWNDES COUNTY PERSONNEL OFFICE
 P.O. Box 1349                                       
Valdosta, GA 31603-1349

 
 LOWNDES COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER