Now Hiring Platoon Sergeants at Thunderbird Youth Academy
In Pryor, OK
Need mature individuals looking for a challenging yet rewarding position:
-To lead, supervise & monitor at-risk teens 16-18 years old in residential environment.
-Maintain accountability, discipline, security, and safety of assigned platoon within a quasi-military atmosphere
-To foster esprit de corps within platoon of 35-45 cadets utilizing communication/leadership skills, understanding & integrity.
-Conduct first line foot locker type counseling and problem solving.
-Primary instructor for Drill & Ceremony and group living skills.
-Direct and participate in cadet physical training daily.
-Maintain documentation and evaluations on assigned cadets.
-Able to keep calm in stressful situations.
• Requires long periods of standing/walking indoors and outdoors throughout the day
•Working in conditions of both high and low temperatures
•Ability to climb stairs, run a mile and walk extended distance
• Ability to do pushups, side straddle hops, sit ups and other physical fitness activities
•Ability to teach and perform physical training to cadets as outlined by the Presidents Challenge for Physical Fitness
•Ability to drive or ride in a vehicle for extended distances
Education & Experience:
High School diploma or GED.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Military experience preferred, but not necessary
Current Drivers License and possession of or ability to obtain a CDL within 90 days of employment.
Full time positions are unclassified and include full state retirement and benefit allowance to assist with health, dental, life and disabilityinsurance.
Temporary status positions work a maximum of 29 hours per week up to 999 hours per year.
Go to www.jobs.ok.gov and enter Platoon Sergeant as keyword search
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