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Date: Jan 23, 2019

Location: CARRABELLE, FL, US, 32535

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Requisition No: 52762 

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: VOCATIONAL TEACHER-EJT - 70000571

Position Number: 70000571 

Salary:  $32,696.82 

Posting Closing Date: 02/22/2019 


Vocational Teacher EJT– 70000571

This advertisement is for a Vocational Teacher-EJT- position located at Franklin Correctional Institution in the Education Department. Must have experience in the discipline listed above.

Under the direction of Secretary, Mark Inch, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) is the 3rd largest state prison system in the country with a budget of 2.4 billion, approximately 97,000 inmates incarcerated and another 167,000 offenders on active community supervision. The DC has 151 facilities and more than 24,000 staff members statewide, making it the State’s largest agency.


The incumbent in this position is responsible for teaching a course to prepare inmates for a career in a Marine Technology and provide a variety of monthly reports.  Duties include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Plans, develops and conducts classes in the assigned subject(s).
  • Utilizes various teaching techniques and activities to assist students with their educational advancement.
  • Responsible for the supervision of inmates assigned to the class.
  • Conducts roll calls, counts and maintaining attendance records.
  • Ensures that order and discipline, tool control, and safety are maintained in the classroom and/or shop.
  • Continually evaluates students and makes determinations as to overall progress. Administers grades and evaluates tests.
  • Counsels and advises individuals regarding their program progress, behavior or personal concern.
  • Participates in staff meetings, seminars and workshops to identify needed curriculum changes and to facilitate professional development.
  • Assists in budget preparation and processing purchase requests for the education program.
  • Delivers individualized competency based instruction through classroom and laboratory management in the occupation al program areas taught to students or trainees.
  • Evaluates and maintains records of the student’s or trainee’s progress toward completion of pre-stated performance objectives.
  • Executes all applicable forms to adhere to institutional procedures.


  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of a vocational area.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of curriculum development including special needs.
  • Skill in operating necessary equipment and tools specific to the vocational subject.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to listen effectively.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to vocation instruction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to teach vocational courses to individuals in a group setting.
  • Ability to develop appropriate curriculums.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.


  •  High school diploma and six years of field experience in a Construction discipline, or bachelor’s degree and two years’ field experience
  • Must obtain a valid Department of Education certification or valid Department of Corrections vocational certification within 12 months of hire date.  Professional certification must be obtained prior to the expiration of the temporary certificate.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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