"TRAINING FOR CHAOS"
Please read this carefully. This document outlines the information that you will be expected to provide and the expectations of our hiring team.
Instructor Candidates Wanted
Thank you for your interest in Sergeant Rescue. Attached you will find a copy of the position description with a list of requested application information for the position of Instructor with Sergeant Rescue Training & Consulting (SRTC).
When organizing your resume, please emphasize and highlight the following areas:
Your projected availability to teach. Please try to be specific regarding blocks of time and times of the year. Sergeant Rescue expects an average annual commitment of 20 teaching days from new instructors. Those teaching days will be scheduled as courses are available or as you schedule courses.
Your home location. Priority will be given to applicants who are located in regions where Sergeant Rescue has the greatest need in any given year.
Applications are requested as the need arises. We will review applications and conduct phone interviews with the most qualified candidates. Invitations to conduct your teaching interviews will be issued to those that make it through the interview process, reference checks, and background checks.
We look forward to welcoming some of you onto our team of pre-hospital medicine educators. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.
Jason Tartalone NRP, WP-C, FAWM, FEWM
Sergeant Rescue Training & Consulting
SRTC WILDERNESS MEDICINE INSTRUCTOR POSITION DESCRIPTION
REVISED: DEC, 2023
Sergeant Rescue Instructors teach courses ranging in length from one to forteen days on a year-round basis. Our new staffing plans are looking to be regionally centered. However, instructors may be expected to teach throughout the United States. Teaching days vary from 8 - 12 hours and may include evenings and nights depending on the course needs. Sergeant Rescue is asking it’s new instructors to commit to at least 20 days of teaching per year for a minimum of 3 years. This will include a mix of evening classes, one, two, three, and ten-day courses. Once you are complete with the required interview process you may also begin to branch out into some of the other aspects of SRTC’s training areas and collect further instructor rating to teach other courses. You can begin to train and become certified to teach our NASAR courses and possibly some of our wilderness rescue programs, tactical courses, etc.
Responsibilities and Travel Opportunities
The life of a SRTC instructor includes traveling long distances to course locations and dealing with a variety of living situations. In addition to providing outstanding and thorough lectures on medical topics and supervising students' hands-on learning, your responsibilities will also may include collecting and keeping accurate paperwork, collaborating with course sponsors, managing challenges and overseeing course equipment.
In addition to meeting the basic qualifications, SRTC instructors are expected to have excellent interpersonal skills, to be very professional, and to be great storytellers. A great sense of humor, including the ability to laugh at oneself, is highly encouraged as well. The more personality you can put into your teaching, the more likely the students will retain what you are telling them. We also expect our instructors to constantly improve their techniques. Instructors are evaluated annually to aid in this improvement process.
Medical Background & Patient Care:
Does becoming an instructor and taking the SRTC Instructor Training Course (ITC) certify me to teach courses on my own?
Will I be required to do any annual training with SRTC to maintain my instructor status?
How many spots are available in the ITC?
Can I host a ITC at my location?
Instructor Training Course Application Process
REVISED: DEC, 2023
Complete the online application. After which you will receive several documents and possibly be asked to provide additional documentation.
The application package must include:
Following an application review, qualified applicants receive a phone or virtual interview. Offers to attend the SRTC Instructor Training Course (ITC) will be made to the most suitable applicants after interviews are completed. Employment contracts are extended to ITC participants who pass the ITC and are ready to be hired at the end of the ITC. Ongoing evaluations occur after each course contract to evaluate your continued employment.