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  Employment    October 5, 2015




Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration , Physical Fitness/Training or a closely related field; supplemented by six (6) years previous experience and/or training in a criminal justice agency with a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience in a criminal justice agency; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Special Requirements

Must possess, or obtain during the probationary employment period (one year), and maintain Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services General Instructor certification.

Must possess a valid driver's license from state/district of residence.

Successful candidates must pass a background investigation, complete a medical examination, and complete a one-year probationary period.

General Description of Duties

Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to coordinate, schedule, and supervise all physical fitness training, to include an overall wellness program, for NVCJTA basic recruits and member agencies when requested. Employees in this classification perform specialized supervisory work.  The person in t h is position is responsible for supervising staff instructors and assisting them in instructing on a daily basis; coordinating all wellness and fitness curriculum, training materials, and information; conducting staff meetings; conducting program evaluations and instituting changes; conducting classroom and field training instruction; coordinating , planning , and scheduling training; and preparing and maintaining files and reports. Performs related work as required.


Coordinates all wellness and fitness programs, training material, and information with NVCJTA basic staff and member agencies; prepares and reviews all lesson plans to ensure that all lesson plans are kept accurate and complete and that they are updated each session; researches lesson plan materials (videos, periodicals, training manuals) to ensure training and instruction is realistic, applicable, and effective for law enforcement.

Supervises, counsels, and trains assigned staff.

Conducts staff meetings to ensure quality and consistency in training techniques and daily instruction and to resolve problems with training and individual trainees; reviews all training techniques prior to staff meetings to ensure that all training is in compliance with state mandates as well as NVCJTA training objectives.

Prepares, files, and maintains all required reports and training records in an accurate and timely manner; completes annual performance appraisals of assigned staff members to include trainee evaluations.

Schedules and coordinates maintenance of physical training equipment and facilities.


Enforces Academy rules, policies, and procedures and all applicable safety standards for both trainees and staff.

Prepares budget requests and maintains a current inventory and control of equipment and supplies.

Answers questions regarding wellness and fitness from participating agency officials.

Performs safety guidelines for newly instituted training techniques, lesson plans, and activities. Plans, schedules, and coordinates training needs for Academy instructors. Prepares instructional presentations, booklets, and handouts for field training.

Provides required proofs of compliance for DCJS and CALEA certification and re­ accreditation processes.


Makes copies of articles of interest (wellness and fitness related) to hand out to basic recruits and staff; copies fitness assessment sheets to be used for recruit practical testing.

Collates assessment sheets to be turned in to the Curriculum Manager for filing.

Remediates trainees who need special help or who have missed fitness/training time due to injury or illness.

Answers telephone calls; responds to questions and provides information. Maintains Basic Training staff and recruits' leave/injury and missed time records

Performs related duties as required.

Salary and Benefits

The starting salary for this position is $57,037 but may be negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

The Academy is generally closed on Mondays and usually follows a four-days-per-week schedule, Tuesday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

This position offers an extensive benefits package, including comprehensive life and health insurance, vacation and sick leave accrual, and retirement benefits.


The Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (NVCJTA) is located in Loudoun County at 45299 Research Place, Ashburn, Virginia 20147-2600.

To Apply

Please send resumes and cover letters in care of Mr. Albert C. Oglesby, the Accreditation/Curriculum  Manager, at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, 45299 Research Place Ashburn, Va. 20147-2600, telephone number (703) 729-4299, extension 118, fax number (703) 729-4634, or email at

The announcement will be open and resumes and cover letters will be accepted by mail, e-mail, or fax until 12 noon on Friday, October 16, 2015.   Once your resume and cover letter have been received by the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, you will be notified in writing (please provide an email address).  If you do not receive a return email, please contact Mr. Oglesby.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation during the selection process.  This request should be made in a timely manner to the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy and may include an alternate format application or other accommodation at the mutual agreement of the Academy and applicant.

The Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability.

All Academy buildings and training facilities are smoke free.


The Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, 45299 Research Place, Ashburn, Virginia, 20147 (703) 729-4299, is an equal opportunity employer.

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