Law Enforcement Academy Instructor
This is a responsible supervisory position that serves as the first line supervisor for Peace Officer cadets; Facilitates training and participates in solving training problems; Ensures cadets adhere to policies and procedures; Facilitates class leadership meetings with Basic Peace Officer Courses (BPOC); Serves as a mentor and advisor; Provides one-on-one and group academic and technical counseling; Lead instructor over adjunct instructors; Formulates, researches, develops, and instructs curriculum for law enforcement academy courses including: Basic Peace Officer Certification training, Basic Corrections Officer Certification training, Tactical firearms courses, Driving and intermediate weapons training; Develops methods and tools for assessing and evaluating training effectiveness; Formulates policies and procedures for reality-based and firearms training; Formulates, researches, and develops safety protocols for reality-based training scenarios, police driving, and firearms training; Conducts surveys, audits, and inspections to ensure safety and compliance; Serves as on-site Safety Officer; Assists in the preparation of BPOC calendars, securing instructors and off-site training locations; Coordinates and instructs in-service classes for the Academy as assigned; Provides rotation of maintenance of academy vehicles, simulators, firearms and training equipment, and facility upkeep. Participates in recruiting events and activities to identify potential Peace Officer cadets and promote the Basic Peace Officer Certification program. Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Desired Education/Degree: High School graduate or its equivalent; Must have Basic Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Instructor Certification and have minimum (5) five years’ experience as a Texas Peace Officer; TCOLE Intermediate Certification or above preferred; Minimum (3) three years’ experience as an instructor with experience developing curriculum; Experience delivering training involving firearms, driving, self-defense, and tactical situations encountered by law enforcement personnel preferred; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, speak before groups, operate a computer, conduct internet research, and utilize basic computer software applications; Knowledge of effective teaching and learning techniques, extensive knowledge of law enforcement principles and practices. AACOG business hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F.
This position is a Pay Grade 13 with a starting annual salary of $42,577.60. This is an exempt position. Open until Filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.
AACOG offers a generous benefits package. These benefits can be reviewed at ADVANTAGES of WORKING for AACOG.