Correctional Training Instructor II

State of North Carolina Raleigh, NC
Description of Work


* For current State employees, please note that as of June 1, 2018, promotional and RIF priority and salary administration will be made based on the new Statewide NC Classification System.*

SALARY RANGE: $42,780 - $68,448



his position is based at the Central Region Training Center located in Apex, North Carolina. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and/or presenting blocks of instruction for Basic Certified Correctional Officer Mandated Training (160) hours, Basic Probation/Parole Officer Training (216) hours, Basic Juvenile Justice Officer Training (160) hours, Basic Juvenile Court Counselor Training (162) hours and/or Certified Instructor level training in the Staff Development and Training section of the Department of Public Safety. Employees in this position are responsible for conducting needs surveys, writing course plans and objectives, outlining lesson plans, coordinating instruction with adjunct trainers and other instructors, and writing other evaluation reports. Work includes researching materials for course development, developing course strategies and objectives, modifying course content, and participating in evaluation of courses. Work is performed under direct supervision of a Correctional Training Coordinator I and is subject to review and evaluation through reports, student feedback and stakeholders. Overnight travel is required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Listed below are the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) associated with the position. These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed "eligible" for the position therefore you must provide supporting information, within the body of your application, to demonstrated your possession of each KSA listed.

* Knowledge and experience of the subject matter being developed into course material. Knowledge of principles and theories of instruction.

* Knowledge of the principles of basic research techniques, as well as knowledge of procedures, practices and operation of the NC Department of Public Safety.

* Knowledge and experience in operating and maintaining supplemental teaching aids, such as audio visual materials and weapons.

* Knowledge and ability to compose course and lesson plans, including course objectives, instructional strategies, examinations, and course syllabi.

* Ability to formulate ideas and communicate them in written and oral form.

* Ability to establish and maintain effective communication with students, fellow instructors, and supervisors.

Selective Criteria:

Must have General Instructor Certification and at least one of the following:

Corrections Specialized Firearms Instructor Certification or Controls, Restraints, Defensive Techniques (CRDT) Instructor Certification or Fitness and Wellness Instructor Certification.

Working knowledge of NC DPS Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice Policy and Procedures & Basic Computer Skills


CPR/American Heart or Red Cross Instructor Certification

Computer skills to include the development and implementation of PowerPoint presentations, Microsoft Word, and Excel spreadsheets. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree and two years of directly related instruction and training experience in the subject matter specialty; or graduation from high school and five years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have current required certification with the ability to maintain any and all certifications required by OSDT, NCDPS, and by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

* Online applications are only accepted through

* To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

* The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities AND the Minimum Education and Experience are REQUIRED in order to be considered qualified for the position. Therefore, you MUST provide supporting information within the body of the application that clearly demonstrates your possession of the KSA's and the Education/Experience requirements. DPS will NOT accept "see attached resume" in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application.

* Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

* Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

* During the online application process, if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process. If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to for specific certification requirements.

* The N.C. Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the N. C. Department of Public Safety.

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For technical assistance with completing the application please contact our applicant customer support line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions specific to this posting, please contact:

DPS Human Resources

Katrina Akins

(919) 457-1174