DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves responsibility for planning, organization, administration and evaluation of effectiveness of training courses conducted at the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services Training and Operations Center, as assigned. Responsibilities include overseeing courses, as assigned, to ensure that course content and instruction is in accordance with any appropriate New York State guidelines and protocols, that course instruction is effective, and that course objectives are met. Work is performed under general supervision of the Senior Certified Instructor Coordinator and the Director of Emergency Medical Services. Direct supervision is provided to subordinate employees such as Skills Evaluators and Evaluation Helpers. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of general and specific subject matter, including theory, techniques and applicable laws, rules and regulations, of various emergency services areas of training, such as fire prevention and safety, firefighting, emergency medical services, disaster services, arson, hazardous materials control, emergency communications, etc.; good knowledge of operation of specialized equipment utilized in emergency services; good knowledge of the effectiveness of various training methodologies and motivational techniques; ability to develop training programs incorporating different teaching approaches and meeting specific instructional needs; ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and successful completion of the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Certified Instructor Coordinator Course.
Emergency Services Specs