Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

  • Training Specialist (Classroom)

    Job Location US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
  • Salary Minimum

    USD $48,464.00/Yr.

    Salary Maximum

    USD $83,227.14/Yr.


    Perform duties planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing adult training programs.


    Day shift, Monday - Friday, Normal business hours


    Twelve-month initial probationary period

    Location (Subject to Change)

    Falkenburg Road area

    Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

    Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

    • Review applicable technology and literature, surveys agency/department personnel, and confer with management to determine training needs.
    • Design and implement training programs for adults to maximize student acquisition and retention of knowledge, skills, abilities, and perspectives.
    • Assess training program effectiveness and revise programs accordingly.
    • Evaluate training program content and recommend modifications.
    • Write lesson plans, curriculum, handouts, and other training materials.
    • Instruct in one or more technical or specialized fields.
    • Coordinate and act as a liaison with higher learning centers, training institutes and individuals to develop training courses and ensure expertise in a variety of specialized areas.
    • Monitor the training budget to ensure adequate program funding.
    • Maintain a library, records and files of training courses, registrations, course attendance, materials, and other information.
    • May supervise other staff.
    • Perform other related duties as required.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Considerable knowledge of applicable statutory training standards, policies, and procedures.
    • Considerable knowledge of adult instructional course development, research, and practice.
    • Considerable knowledge of adult instructional course development and classroom presentation methods and techniques.
    • Considerable knowledge of applicable subject matter current trends and developments.
    • Skill in the application of managerial and supervisory techniques.
    • Skill in designing training programs to achieve objectives.
    • Skill in presenting training courses to adult classes.
    • Ability to organize and coordinate training activities with other organizations and individuals
    • Ability to assess staff training needs and design appropriate training programs.
    • Ability to measure training effectiveness, compile results, and take appropriate action.
    • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
    • Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.


    A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and

    Four years experience in adult teaching or coordinating adult training programs; and

    A passing score on pre-employment testing.

    A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university; and

    Two years experience in adult teaching or coordinating adult training programs; and

    A passing score on pre-employment testing.
    A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Education or Behavioral and Social Sciences; and

    One year of experience in adult teaching or coordinating adult training programs; and

    A passing score on pre-employment testing.


    Preferred Qualifications

    Ability to create modules and lesson plans.

    Working knowledge of computers and software programs.

    Knowledge of Law Enforcement and Detention practices.

    Additional Requirements

    • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
    • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
    • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
    • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
    • No felony convictions within lifetime.
    • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
    • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
    • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

    Benefit Information

    Benefits include but are not limited to:
    - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
    - Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
    - Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
    - Employee Assistance Program
    - Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
    - Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
    - Tuition reimbursement
    - Paid training


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