CTE Technical Asst - Fire Science, 3 hrs/day, 12 days/year (.0233 FTE) , Part Time, Temp
North Clackamas Schools
 Portland, OR

CTE Technical Assistant - Fire Science, 3 hrs/day, 12 days/year (.0233 FTE), Part Time, Temporary

The North Clackamas School District strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

The North Clackamas School District is a growing district on Portland's east side. North Clackamas is known for its high quality of living. With approximately 2,000 employees, North Clackamas is nationally recognized for outstanding programs supported by the efficient utilization of resources. The North Clackamas community expects, and school leaders ensure, accountable and transparent investments that place funding as close to the student as possible.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.


Assist a fire science teacher in instructing students with topics related to Incident Command, Fire Behavior, Radio Communications, Search and Rescue, Building Construction and Pre-planning, and other introductory level subjects including hands-on hose and ladder skills. Some experience in driving and operating a fire department pumper is highly desired. Preference given for qualified former SSC Fire Science students applying for this position. Most work will be at the Sabin-Schellenberg campus with occasional field trips to the Clackamas County Fire District training center. Valid Oregon drivers license required.

Initial wage placement according to NCSD/OSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

CLASSIFIED WAGE SCHEDULE 2019-2020 JOB GROUP Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 D 17.15 18.00 18.92 19.87 20.86 21.91 23.00 24.15

Retirement Plan Contributions

North Clackamas School District participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. The district contributes the employer portion; there is also a mandatory employee portion. Upon eligibility, which is defined as working at least six full calendar months in a qualifying position, the employee is required to contribute 6% to their employee portion, via payroll deduction. Part-time employees working at least six months and 600 hours in a calendar year will qualify.

SCHEDULE: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

CALENDAR: 193 (186) days


Applicants must have successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities, or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population.

  • High School Diploma.
  • Associate's Degree, or two years of post-high school education.
  • Three years of experience in the specific vocational area of the position (e.g., child services, culinary arts, manufacturing, marketing, cosmetology, etc.).
  • Skill in the use of equipment and materials specific to the vocational area of the position.
  • May be required to be certified or to become certified in first aid, CPR, and/or operation of defibrillators.
  • May be required to be trained in specific instructional methodologies in such content areas as reading, writing, and mathematics.
  • Able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions and changing tasks and priorities.
  • Able to assist, console, and manage students who may be emotional, distraught, or frustrated.
  • Able to remain calm, focused and in control when working with students, parents, guardians, and community members who may be difficult and challenging to engage.
  • Able to follow written and verbal direction and take the initiative to seek clarity and take action when needed.
  • Be or become knowledgeable and supportive of classroom management and student discipline procedures.
  • Constantly exhibit command and proper enunciation, spelling, syntax and use of the English language to assist and model proper language usage by students.
  • Able to organize work and set priorities for accomplishing work in a timely and effective manner.
  • Able to protect the confidentiality of student information consistent with FERPA requirements and good judgment.
  • Able to work collaboratively and effectively with staff, students, parents, volunteers, and community members.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in the use office and computer equipment and use standard office software and student information system software.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (depending on specific assignment):

  • Works collaboratively by assisting teachers in assessment, curriculum implementation, student interactions, enforcing safe behaviors, and enhancing social growth of student in the classroom.
  • Assist students in the use and application of specific vocational knowledge, skills, tools, processes, and equipment. May assist students and coordinate with business representatives in an in-school or off-site work environment as part of the vocational learning experience.
  • Communicates with students, parents, and community members with respect and confidentiality and consistent with the direction and guidance of staff, administrators, and school/district policies and procedures.
  • Oversees student behavior and safety. Takes steps to intervene when students are not in control, not in the proper location, or may be in dangerous or unsafe situations.
  • Provides instructional support and tutoring to students in large groups, small groups, and one-on-one situations.
  • Documents behavior and progress of students to assist teacher in assessing progress with education plans. Maintain, or assist in maintaining, student weekly progress reports.
  • Perform clerical duties such as making copies, operating office equipment, answering telephones, ordering materials, and record keeping.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Please refer to the job description for detailed information.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.

North Clackamas School District policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preferences as required by law.

The North Clackamas School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, disability, or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to designated youth groups such as the Boy Scouts. The following position has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Title IX Coordinator, 12400 SE Freeman Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222. For these Title IX inquiries, please contact 503.353.6128.