Seminole State College of Florida is accepting applications for a full-time Fire Fighting Associate Professor in our Fire Science Department beginning Summer Term 2021. This position is a regular full-time, Bargaining Unit teaching position on track for continuing contract. The standard contract length is 196 days; however, other contract lengths may be available depending on department needs. Assignment will consist of teaching Fire Academy, PSAV, and CWE courses as required. Administrative duties will consist of assisting in coordination and delivery of Fire Fighting PSAV programs.
Seminole State College of Florida is located in the northern Orlando metropolitan area and since 1965 has been committed to advancing our region’s educational and economic vitality through promoting academic excellence, encouraging student success, and changing lives. Seminole State College is the 8th largest State College in the Florida Public College System with 4 vibrant campus locations, student enrollment exceeding 30,000, and over 2,000 dedicated faculty and staff. Employees at Seminole State College advance their careers in a rewarding culturally diverse environment that cultivates the leaders of tomorrow with the skills they need today.
Salary is based on education and related work experience in accordance with the Salary Schedule in Article 26 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
In addition to a competitive salary Seminole State College offers an attractive total rewards package including: a variety of health insurance plan options, fully paid dental and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement for employees and qualified dependents, professional development opportunities great work-life balance including time off when the College is closed, paid holidays and sick leave. In addition, employees participate in the Florida Retirement System and have several retirement options. The College pays a percentage towards retirement, based on the employee's selected plan.
Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science or closely-related field with at least two levels of certification from recognized industry leaders and appropriate documented work experience of at least six years in the field
Option 2: Bachelor’s degree with at least two levels of certification from recognized industry leaders and appropriate documented work experience of at least six years in the field
Option 3: Associate degree in Fire Science or closely-related field and at least two levels of certification from nationally recognized industry leaders and appropriate documented work experience of at least six years in the field
Option 4: Associate degree and at least two levels of certification from nationally recognized industry leaders and appropriate documented work experience of at least six years in the field
Option 5: Career certificate in Fire Science with at least two levels of certification from nationally recognized industry leaders and appropriate documented work experience of at least six years in the field
1. Master’s Degree in Fire Science or related field.
2. Two years’ experience teaching Firefighting or related classes.
3. State of Florida Fire Inspector I certification.
4. State of Florida Fire Officer I and II.
5. Fire Investigator I certification.
6. State of Florida Pump Operator certification
7. Experience in the development and delivery of "Distance Learning" programs.
8. Experience as a company officer or chief officer level.
To ensure full consideration, all of the following documents are required to be submitted along with the completed online application by the closing date:
- Cover Letter
- Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral (unofficial copies accepted)
- Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in its programs, activities, and employment.