POST Employment Opportunities

Peace Officer Standards and Training agencies and academies provide challenging opportunities for professional, managerial and administrative employment. POST agencies throughout the United States offer competitive salary, government job benefits, career advancement and an unparalleled opportunity to serve as part of a team committed to improving the quality of law enforcement and the safety and effectiveness of peace officers.

Training Division, Training Specialist

Duties: Include but not limited to the following: Supervise basic law enforcement cadets during a Category I/II/III residential academy, develop and evaluate lesson plans and curriculum that address NAC mandates for Nevada peace officers, develop and schedule instruction and instructors for the basic course, supervise and evaluate instructors for content and performance, coordinate and schedule training areas and training resources, develop and instruct specialized and advanced courses that enhance the basic curriculum, and communicate effectively both written and orally. Develop and instruct specialized and advanced courses relevant to professional development, management and supervision. Research and make recommendations regarding current and potential trends related to law enforcement training, curriculum and needs. Direct and participate in physical training several times a week.

 Qualifications: Prior successful employment as a full time peace officer equivalent to a Nevada Category I officer with diverse assignments while working as a peace officer to include patrol, investigations, training and supervision. A bachelor’s degree in a criminal justice related field. The successful applicant must have an in-depth understanding and experience of adult learning theory and principles. Applicants should have experience teaching law enforcement related subjects. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, demonstrate leadership, and possess knowledge of the latest versions of MS Word, Excel and the internet. The ideal candidate would demonstrate at least 10 years of law enforcement experience to include assignments in patrol, investigations, and training areas with experience as a field training officer, sergeant or above. A combination of experience, training and education may be used in lieu of above that demonstrate the necessary qualifications. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment background check.


Agency:  Nevada POST-Training Division
Location:  Carson City, Nevada
Salary/Range:  PERS Employee/Employer Paid: $72,663.00 PERS Employer Paid: $63,739.00
How to Apply:  

Resumes: Resumes may be mailed, faxed or emailed to the attention of:

Kathy Floyd, Executive Assistant

5587 Wa Pai Shone Avenue

Carson City, Nevada 89701

FAX: 775 687-4911


Application Deadline:  12/15/2016

Academy Program Manager


 Manage the planning, scheduling, coordinating and evaluating of all Advanced/Special Training Programs; supervise employees in the Advanced/Special Training Program, the Homeland Security Program and the information technology section; oversees the supervision of the daily operations/logistics of the office section; perform a variety of tasks in instructing, training, supervising, and evaluating of law enforcement personnel; develop curriculum and prepare training material; make recommendations for new budgets; authorize, evaluate and monitor all expenditures for the office staff, the Advanced/Special Training Program, the Homeland Security Training Program, and  information technology.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

Oversee and manage the efforts of the Advanced/Special Training Programs to include significant involvement with Enterprise funding, revenue and budgetary facility operation  

schedule and coordinate advanced law enforcement training classes    Negotiate contracts and make arrangements for outside instructors to conduct training at the Academy      

Prepare cost
analysis of planned courses to create a price structure for the advertisement of courses

Oversee the production and publication of the on-line advanced training curricula and schedule

Instruct law enforcement personnel at the Academy and at regional training programs

Develop curriculum and write lesson plans by collecting, analyzing and utilizing appropriate methods and materials to meet the established instructional objectives

Schedule and coordinate use of the Academy's facilities by other State agencies and law enforcement departments and organization

Prepare billing according to facility usages

Provide daily supervision/direction for the Advanced Training Supervisor, who is responsible for coordinating advanced training courses and the supervision of the office staff

Provide daily supervision/direction for the Homeland Security (HLS)Training Coordinator, who is responsible for the HLS Training Program

Review grant requests for HLS grant funded program and review quarterly report submission Liaison for the Academy to Enterprise Technology Services (ETS)
Agency:  Wyoming Law Enforcement Training Academy
Location:  Douglas, WY
Salary/Range:  $5,588.00 - $6,985.00 Monthly
How to Apply:  

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Application Deadline:  12/15/2016
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