Training Coordinator (Fire Department)

Posted: 04/02/2021

Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court
Schaumburg, IL 60193

The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 milesnorthwest of the City of Chicago. The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois. Ofspecial distinction, the village was recently named one of the "Top Ten Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine, is ranked No. 5 overall in WalletHub's "BestIllinois Cities for Jobs" and, for the fifth year in a row, received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association(GFOA) for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.

The village employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance,human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and striveto make Schaumburg the best community it can be.

Training Coordinator (Fire Department) with an online application deadline of 04/11/2021.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon aspossible. Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.

STARTING PAY RATE: $34.15 - $38.61 per hour based on a 35-hour work week. Salary dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is$34.15 - $52.02. This position is represented by a union; you may refer to the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement available on our website.

Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

This position shall work closely with command and administrative personnel to plan, coordinate and implement training and safety programs in accordance withthe Office of the State Fire Marshal, OSHA, IDOL, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and any other regulatory agencies as required.

To succeed in this role applicants will need to effectively and clearly communicate to a full range of people, inside and outside the organization, be capable ofmanaging and prioritizing multiple projects with thoroughness and accuracy, and
be able to problem solve efficiently.

1. Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in education, fire-related discipline, or closely related field.
2. A minimum of five years of experience with a fire department or other emergency services agency.
3. A minimum of five years of experience as a Fire Officer II or comparable level, preferably with experience in personnel Fire training.
4. Possession of a valid driver’s license.
5. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferredor within the first six months of employment.

Principles and practices of accurate technical report writing, English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Knowledge of department Rules andRegulations, Standard Operating Procedures, training manuals, state and federal laws, Schaumburg Code of Ordinances, and other related materials relevant tothe training section. Clear and concise communications skills, both oral and written. Ability to foster cooperative working relationships among departmentmembers and maintain networking liaisons with outside agencies. Safe and efficient driving ability.

1. Exposure to noise distractions, temperature variance, cleaning fumes, intake duct odors/fumes, low frequency radiation from crt monitors, communicablediseases, electrical equipment hazards from office equipment.
2. Controlled adverse conditions indoors or outdoors necessitated by training requirements.

The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insuranceas well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation,sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-relatedtesting or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medicalexamination and drug screen.