Safety First - Do No Harm

Open Position: CCFD5 AHA CPR & First Aid Program Coordinator

 Salary: $28 to $35 / hour, depending on expereince                  Work Hours: maximum of 29 per week.


  • Hold an American Heart Association (AHA) Instructor card in at least one or more disciplines

  • At least two years’ experience in the area of program responsibilities (CPR, First Aid, ACLS, PALS)
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures; business English, spelling and basic arithmetic, PC computer applications and ability to type 35 wpm with accuracy
  • At least two years’ experience in managing people
  • Ability to communicate clearly in face-to-face and telephone interactions
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and interact appropriately with co-workers and customers

Knowledge and Abilities Requirements       

  • Knowledge of current office and business practices
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite products and other common computer hardware and software; Excel and Word
  • Ability to develop and learn new systems for streamlining of functions
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in American Heart Association practices, guidelines, and program specific areas (Program Administrative Manual- PAM and Atlas- AHA’s online platform)
  • Well organized
  • Ability to analyze and perform problem solving

Essential Functions

  • Works with students and instructors in assuring high quality of training
  • Develops and maintains relationships with outside agencies and organizations with which Fire District 5 (FD5) is a partner in its mission
  • Stays current in all areas of program responsibility in terms of new trends and practices and keeps instructors updated
  • Develops and maintains systems and procedures within FD5 policies and guidelines
  • Prepares reports, monitors program successes, makes necessary adjustments for maximum program efficiency and success
  • Makes recommendations to management on new program ideas
  • Monitors program compliance with AHA regulations, guidelines, and rules
  • Monitor program revenues and expenses and assure expenses do not exceed revenues
  • Works through complex problems associated with AHA programs
  • Update/ maintain program course information on the website
  • Become familiar and use Workday software
  • Review and approve payroll time
  • Organizational planning and development
  • Program development and evaluation
  • Monitor aligned and internal instructors
  • Promote and advertise FD5 and its classes
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Work is performed primarily in an office setting.   Moderate level of walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light-weight items will be required. 

Essential duties include walking, talking, driving, stamina, seeing, reading, speaking, handwriting, hearing and typing.

Operating a motor vehicle may also be required.

Classification Distinctions 

  • Reports to the District Administrator
  • Will work with clerical staff that are pertinent to the American Heart Association (AHA) programs
  • Receives limited to moderate direction from supervisor on duties; makes decisions in a variety of subjects related to program areas
  • Develops processes and systems within AHA programs
  • Knowledgeable specific to AHA programs; familiarity with other public education classes offered

For consideration, please email your resume, list of potential references and a cover letter with relevant experience, and your reason for interest to:  until position is filled.

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. If you enjoy being part of a collaborative team, building relationships, and making a difference, we encourage you to apply!

Clark County Fire District 5 is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about us, please visit: