Portland Community College

Position Summary

We are looking for outstanding candidates for a full-time faculty position in Fire Protection Technology to start for the fall 2019 academic year!

In addition to teaching a variety of FP courses, full-time instructors are responsible for the vision and leadership of the program, developing and revising curriculum, planning and scheduling courses, accreditation, supporting facilities and equipment, cultivating industry partnerships, student recruitment and support, community outreach, and other department operations.

PCC’s Fire Protection Technology Program is designed for both prospective firefighters and those working in the field who wish to upgrade their skills. With an emphasis on structural firefighting and other emergency service responses typically handled by fire departments, PCC’s program correlates classroom, online learning, and hands-on experience using the tools of the trade. Classes are generally presented by instructors who are currently working in the industry.

PCC offers both a Career Pathway Certificate that is designed for students who have little or no experience or education in the fire service, as well as Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Protection Technology that aims to helps individuals prepare to become leaders in the fire service, & meet accreditation requirements.

The Fire Protection Technology program is comprised of courses recommended by the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) program. Our students have the opportunity to receive International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) certification in specific categories.

If you would like to learn, lead, innovate and collaborate in a vibrant urban college program, please review the qualifications and apply today!

Degree must be from an accredited institution.

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.

Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications:

  • Education beyond the minimum qualifications
  • Experience as a first line supervisor (company officer experience)
  • Demonstrated structural firefighting experience
  • Demonstrated emergency medical response experience
  • Committed to working, thriving and continuing to learn within an institution that values diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated skills in training and/or personnel development or teaching experience
  • Demonstrated communication and computer skills

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • Associate’s degree in Fire Protection Technology or related field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time recent teaching experience (teaching experience can include leading training and teaching skill-based techniques)
  • 5 years of recent experience as a career fire fighter or 10 years recent experience as a volunteer fire fighter, or an equivalent combination

For best consideration, apply by April 5, 2019; applications received after this date are not guaranteed a review.

For additional information and to apply, please visit https://pcc.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=9&c=pcc&id=260

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.


To apply for this job please visit www.Click2Apply.net.