New job Sheriff's Academy Driving Instructor* in California

Sheriff's Academy Driving Instructor*

Company : San Bernardino County
Salary : $48,110 - $66,019 a year
Location : California

Full Description

The Job

The Sheriff's Department is recruiting for Sheriff's Academy Driving Instructor for the Emergency Vehicle Operations Center (EVOC), who conduct classroom instruction and hands-on, behind-the-wheel driver training programs for law enforcement, fire, ambulance and civilian students. Behind-the-wheel instruction involves varied conditions related to emergency response driving, skid control and recovery techniques, slow-speed parking maneuvers, pursuit intervention and defensive driving techniques, and includes evaluating trainees knowledge and performance, and maintaining records and reports.
  • The official title of this position is Sheriff's Training Specialist I; view the Sheriff's Training Specialist I job description for more detailed information.
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1) Background: Prior to appointment, applicants will be fingerprinted and must pass an extensive background investigation, including a polygraph examination. Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony.
2) Shift: Applicants must be available for all shifts; incumbents will be required to work rotating shifts, or be on call for work, on weekends, holidays, and evenings, including mandatory overtime; refusal of assigned shift may result in removal from the list or termination.
3) License: A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment. Employees in this class may be required to use personal vehicles and show proof of automobile liability insurance.
4) Certification Course: Candidates must successfully complete the 64-hour San Bernardino County Sheriff's EVOC training courses within three months of being hired.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must possess one of the following:

Option A: One (1) year of full-time experience as a driver training instructor in a law enforcement environment.
Option B: One (1) year of full-time regular status law enforcement experience involving pursuit driving in a marked law enforcement vehicle.
Option C: One (1) year of full-time experience driving an emergency response (Code 3) vehicle (Reserve Deputy Sheriff or Police Officer experience will be accepted on a pro-rated basis, minimum 2080 hours).
Option D: One (1) year of full-time experience as a driver training instructor.


Thirty (30) semester (45 quarter) units of completed college coursework in education or behavioral science. A list of coursework must be submitted with the application.

Substitution: Two additional years of qualifying experience may substitute for the required education.

Desired Qualifications

Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate, EVOC training course certificates, and computer-based training experience is desirable.

Selection Process

Examination: There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of the application materials.

Application Procedure: To be considered for this excellent opportunity, complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 pm, June 18, 2021.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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Candidates referred for a selection interview must bring an original copy of their driving record to the interview; it may be obtained at any DMV location for a modest fee.

All communications regarding the selection process will be via email. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mails frequently to obtain any correspondence associated with this recruitment. Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

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