OSHA Instructor – Waxahachie Campus

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The OSHA Instructor is responsible for teaching a variety of OSHA courses (12-48 hr), including HAZMAT and HAZWHOPPER classes within the Continuing Education Department.

Teaching assignments may include classes at off-campus sites, especially Industry Partner locations.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Teach and supervise subject area courses as assigned.
  • Coordinate/conduct class orientation
  • Assist with registration of students; delivering (to student) and retrieving (delivery to CE personnel) necessary student registration documents on first day of instruction.
  • Maintain a sign-in sheet of students attending each class session.
  • Communicate course needs with Continuing Education staff; i.e.-required instructional materials, special concerns with industry partner and/or students, and any other concerns as they arise.
  • Maintain communication with appropriate representatives when teaching at off-campus sites.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND,

  • Background and expertise in subject area, including OSHA certifications.
  • Previous teaching experience preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • OSHA Certified Instructor
  • An understanding of and commitment to the education of students.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing and ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, classified staff, and diverse community groups.
  • Specific knowledge in:
    • OSHA rules and regulations as they pertain to general industry and construction.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of site-specific Health and Safety Plan (HASP).
    • Hazardous materials management
    • Site safety and emergency plans

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Variances from regular working hours may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. 
  • Busy with numerous interruptions.

REPORTS TO: Coordinator of Workforce Education

DEPARTMENT: Continuing Education & Protective Services

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: Position open until filled