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Residential Instructor - 62000443

Date: Feb 7, 2017

Location: STARKE, FL, US, 32091

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Requisition No: 3836 

Agency: Military Affairs

Working Title: Residential Instructor - 62000443

Position Number: 62000443 

Salary:  $27,040.00 

Posting Closing Date: 03/07/2017 


Office of the Adjutant General

St. Francis Barracks, P.O. Box 1008

St. Augustine, FL 32085-1008



Vacancy # 62000441    





Job Status: Full-Time

Annual Salary: $27,040.00 (non-negotiable)

Appointment Type: Career Service (CS) - Included

Work Location: Camp Blanding Joint Training Center – CBJTC – Starke, FL

Vacancies: Multiple



APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on closing date




  • New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background screening. Certain positions will be required to maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program



  • Must have and maintain a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification within six months of employment.



  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Minimum of three years verifiable work experience
  • Previous experience working in a high-stress environment


Minimum Experience Preferred:

  • 6 months experience working with at-risk youth or troubled adults
  • Experience conducting physical training or a boot camp type environment
  • Military Experience



  • This position will work one of two DAY SHIFTS; HOURS TO BE DETERMINED
  • Incumbent may frequently be exposed to aggressive/hostile at-risk youth and/or upset parents/guardians.
  • Incumbents work is frequently outdoors, subject to inclement weather and environmental conditions.
  • Incumbent will be required to transport and supervise Cadets outside the Academy grounds during Service to Community Events that can extend over their regular work schedule
  • Incumbent may frequently work a non-standard workweek, which includes working every other weekend
  • Work week may exceed 40 hours per week.






This is work designing, delivering and/or coordinating the delivery or supervision of training and development programs for employees and at-risk students at an alternative high school.


  • Maintain 100% accountability of cadets attending a residential, at-risk youth school.
  • Responsible for the welfare and safety of cadets in assigned area of responsibility (platoon), ensuring they do not endanger themselves or others by negligence or misconduct.
  • Monitors cadets while on duty to ensure they are attending classes and training as required.
  • Educate cadets in the areas of physical fitness, personal hygiene, drill and ceremony, barracks maintenance, time management, teamwork, leadership, and followership.
  • Supervise daily cadet activities in accordance with Academy training schedule.
  • Ensure cadets are on time for classes or other scheduled academy events or training.
  • Ensure cadets report for assigned details or specific personal appointments in the correct uniform and on time.
  • Leads by example and mentor cadets about what it means to display discipline and respect in life.
  • Teach's and corrects negative/disruptive behavior by using various means of physical exercises and team-building activities.
  • Informally counsel cadets in their weekly performance by using verbal and written formats.
  • Encourage cadets to seek additional educational support in weak academic areas.
  • Provide documentation and communication for supervisors and/or academy administrators in the event of cadet misconduct or serious incidents.
  • Provide fellow team members with assistance in carrying out their assigned duties as needed.
  • Conducts daily preliminary inspections of living quarters, cadet’s uniform and personal appearance in preparation for regular inspections by his supervisor.
  • Enter information of cadet progress into cadet’s file on a weekly basis or as needed.
  • Completes all other duties as assigned.


ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: (Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

  • Knowledge of military protocol techniques and methods.
  • Knowledge of mental or behavioral characteristics of at-risk youth.
  • Knowledge of self as a youth worker, including professional ethics, boundaries, and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communications.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows software and internet.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence and administrative reports.
  • Ability to train individuals or groups of people.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to lead and supervise others.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate staff work assignments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.



The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs participate in the E-Verify program. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of any person hired to work in the United States.

The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers (EEO/AA) and hire only U.S. citizens and legally authorized aliens.


  • Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th
  • -tax basis.
  • If you birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:
  • All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a prepare a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.




VETERANS’ PREFERENCE INFORMATION: (Career Service positions only) for the purposes of appointment, retention, reinstatement, reemployment and promotion, Veterans’ Preference ensures that veterans and eligible persons are given consideration at each step of the selection process. However, preference does not guarantee that a veteran or other eligible person will be the candi­date selected to fill the position. Section 295.07, Florida Statutes (F.S.) specifies who is eligible for Veterans’ Preference. State of Florida residency is not required for Veterans’ Preference. Completion of the Veterans’ Preference section below is voluntary and will be kept confidential in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Listed below are the seven Veterans' Preference categories.


a. A veteran with a service-connected disability who is eligible for or receiving compensation, disability retirement, or pension under public laws admin­istered by the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Department of Defense. [Section 295.07(1) (a), F.S.]


b. The spouse of a veteran who cannot qualify for employment because of a total and permanent service-connected disability, or the spouse of a veteran missing in action, captured, or forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power. [Section 295.07(1) (b), F.S.]


c. A wartime veteran as defined in section 1.01(14), F.S., who has served on active duty for one day or more during a wartime period or who has served in a qualifying campaign or expedition. Active duty for training shall not qualify for eligibility under this paragraph. [Section 295.07(1) (c), F.S.]


d. The un-remarried widow or widower of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability. [Section 295.07(1) (d), F.S.]


e. The mother, father, legal guardian, or un-remarried widow or widower of a member of the United States Armed Forces who died in the line of duty under combat-related conditions, as verified by the United States Department of Defense. [Section 295.07(1) (e), F.S.]


f. A veteran as defined in section 1.01(14), F.S., excluding active duty for training. [Section 295.07(1)(f), F.S.]


g. A current member of any reserve component of the United States Armed Forces or the Florida National Guard. [Section 295.07(1) (g), F.S.]


All applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must submit a DD Form 214 (member copy #4) or comparable discharge, separation or cur­rent reserve documentation that indicates the character of service as honorable. In addition, all applicants claiming Categories a, b, d, or e above must also furnish supporting documentation in accordance with the provisions of Rule 55A-7 Florida Administrative Code. Please fax your supporting documentation to the People First Service Center at (888) 403-2110 by the closing date of the job announcement. Be sure to include the position number for which you are applying on each page submitted. All required documents must be submitted no later than the closing date of the job announcement.


Under Florida law, preference in appointment shall be given first to those persons in Categories a or b and then to those in Categories c, d, e, f or g. If a qualified applicant claiming Veterans’ Preference believes he/she was not afforded employment preference, he/she may file a complaint with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans’ Preference, P.O. Box 31003, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. A complaint must be filed within 21 days of the applicant receiving notice of the hiring decision made by the employing agency or within 3 months of the date the application is filed with the employer if no notice is given.

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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