Job Posting: Lab Aide, Fire Science – Johnson County Community College


Lab Aide, Fire Science

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Job Description
The typical duties that may be performed are:

– Interaction with students with limited knowledge of subject matter.
– Assist students in performing hands-on tasks in which students have received classroom instruction.
– Act as a safety officer for a group of 4 to 8 students insuring students are not subject to unwitting or unnecessary harmful acts.
– Assist the adjunct faculty in duties necessary to insure learning is and has taken place.
– Assist in setup and tear down of needed props and drills

Set up and proctor Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT).

Required Skills

Lab Aide shall have subject matter knowledge of specific material to be trained upon during the hands-on class operations.

The individual shall be State certified as follows:
Fire fighter I
Firefighter II
Hazardous Materials Operations

Required Experience
This position requires experience as a firefighter on a fire department. Previous experience should include active structural firefighting. In addition, the individual should have experience in extrication and hazardous material response.

Benefit Information:

Click here for a summary of our benefit information. For a summary of our adjunct faculty compensation, click here.

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc) refer to the links on our Career page.

Job Location

Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
$18.08 per hour. Eligible for voluntary tax sheltered annuity, use of Lifetime Fitness Center, JCCC Hiersteiner Child Development Center, and Staff Development.
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