Implement the Complementary Work Force (CWF) and Boating Safety Education Program at the region level through the recruitment, screening, training, and monitoring work and training hours of volunteers. Provide guidance on policies and procedures to volunteers and region staff. Work with region staff to prioritize the use of volunteer time to best meet the needs of the agency. Assist in delivering safety messages regarding boating activities to help reduce recreational incidents, injuries, and fatalities. Support the agency’s mission and the boating safety education compliance law in Virginia and the requirements set forth in the US Coast Guard grant and memorandum of agreement.
This position requires the incumbent to possess a demonstrated knowledge of standard office practices, procedures and equipment
Possess a valid Virginia Driver’s license or the ability to obtain on the first day of employment
Demonstrated strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to speak in front of groups, both extemporaneously and from prepared materials
Demonstrate knowledge and ability to use computers and related software, including Word, Excel and the ability to learn new computer programs and/or software
Demonstrated ability to interact and engage with diverse staff and stakeholders
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
Experience with train the trainer programs
Understanding of the principles and practices of boating and recreational safety
Experience in outreach program planning and delivery
Experience in working with volunteers, managing staff, or managing outreach programs
Extensive knowledge regarding wildlife impacts on agriculture, commercial and non-commercial farming and landscaping.
Graduation from a college or university with major studies in education, human resources, outdoor recreation, natural resources, or related field.
Additional related education may substitute for some of the required experience.
The successful candidate must pass a comprehensive background investigation including criminal history check, DMV check and game/fish/boat history check. The successful candidate must be able to become a boating safety instructor within 6 months of hire.
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