The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and
alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing
the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. We help
increase the preparedness of our communities by offering courses in
First Aid, CPR/AED, Babysitter's Training, Lifeguard Training,
Certified Nurse Aid Training and other certification courses.
American Red Cross Health and Safety instructors are an elite group
of professionals who teach valuable lifesaving skills to 12 million
people each year in businesses, schools and communities.
We are currently seeking a Health & Safety Instructor to work in
Pensacola, FL. This is a part-time position that will be scheduled
up to 19 hours per week, with fixed availability for scheduling on
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday each week. Instructors must be
available for 12 hour shifts as needed; business needs can range
for coverage anywhere from 6am-9pm. Classes are from 2-6 hours
long, and daily hours worked are usually 8 hours or less.
Additional availability is welcome and may result in additional
teaching assignments, but may not replace fixed availability
(previously listed) in any given week. Instructors in this position
will be required to travel routinely to locations throughout a
60-mile radius of Pensacola
- Teaches Red Cross Health and Safety courses within their
current certifications to businesses and to the community. Confirms
course at least 3-5 business days before the scheduled course. Must
arrive to teaching site a minimum 30 minutes before class is to
- Supply Chain/Logistics: Responsible for
maintaining, managing and storing all assigned equipment, including
storage at assigned work location and transporting equipment in
personal vehicle. Responsible for re-ordering all necessary
equipment at least once per month and maintaining and managing an
active inventory of supplies at all times. Instructors are
responsible for transporting, loading/unloading, carrying and/or
lifting equipment as necessary at assigned teaching locations. At
conclusion of class, is responsible for the cleaning equipment
according to established decontamination guidelines and reporting
any maintenance issues to the appropriate logistics staff
- Quality Assurance: Responsible for applying
quality assurance and control programs. Integrates quality
improvement activities and measures in overall service provision.
Ensures that the proper safety measures are in place to protect
customers and staff who participate in the training
- Resource Management: Responsible for efficient
and effective use of resources. Adheres to the financial and
registration policy regarding unregistered students in Community
- Availability:Commit to a fixed availability
schedule within the scheduling software, Skedulo to meet teaching
needs of the territory.
- Engages in regular communications with Training Specialist
regarding course updates and latest changes to products/services.
Actively submits unavailability requests, as necessary, in Skedulo
when not available to be assigned to classes. Submits training
activity and other course related records according to standard
timelines. Where applicable, training and course-related records
must be submitted electronically using the American Red Cross
web-based learning center. The instructor is required to use the
corporate email account (@Redcross.org) issued to him/her upon
hire, for all American Red Cross related correspondence.
- Personnel Management: When an instructor's
certification is at the level of an Instructor Trainer, they may
mentor or coach other instructors as a part of new instructor
orientation or during instructor remediation provide supervision to
instructors to ensure high quality delivery of services and
- Additional duties may include the following:
Participation during Town Hall Meetings, quarterly In- Service
Training, Product updates, training requirement, certification
classes and approved development training. In addition instructors
may need to perform light logistics such as restocking of
equipment. This activity must be pre-approved by Training
Education:High School Diploma or equivalent
(GED).Current certification to be an instructor in discipline is
desired. Additional training and certification will be provided to
qualified candidate after hire through American Red Cross Health &
Safety Service courses. Once certified, the instructor must
maintain current basic and instructor level certifications for the
courses they have been hired to teach.
Experience:Previous experience in education,
adult training or service industry preferred. Basic computer and
email skills and demonstrated ability to utilize MS Office
Comfort and experience in using audio-visual technology
(computer/LCD, PowerPoint, etc.) for educational delivery.
Skills and Abilities:Must have strong
presentation abilities and demonstrate excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Ability to communicate course material in a
clear and understandable manner. Customer service orientation.
Ability to teach effectively in an adult learning environment.
Other: Flexible schedule required during the
day, evening or weekends.
Travel:Ability to travel regionally 50-75%.
Current Driver's License preferred. Access to reliable
transportation to training sites.
Essential Functions /Physical Requirements
"The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of
this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to
handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently
required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to
use fingers to grasp, move and manipulate small objects. The
employee must use the stomach and lower back muscles to support the
body for long periods without getting tired. The employee is
occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or
crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15
pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
and ability to adjust focus. The employee must have the ability to
speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech
of another person. The work environment will consist of moderate
noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers,
light traffic). The employee must have the ability to work in a
small cubicle and have the ability to sit at a computer terminal
for an extended period of time. "
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with
the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization
offering its employee's professional development and growth
opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a
collaborative team spirit environment.