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Horticulture Instructor

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Location: Panama City, FL
Job ID: 50393
Facility: Bay Correctional Facility

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Pay: $23/hr.

Does educating others inspire you? If so, join our team where we value your inspiration!

Management & Training Corporation (MTC)is now hiring educators to assist with making a difference in the lives of those on the inside.

Position Title: Horticulture Instructor - Landscape and Turf Management


Location: 5400 Bay Line Dr., Panama City, FL., 32404

Status: Full Time, Monday – Friday, 7AM-3:30PM

Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!

Position Summary:

Reports to the education administrator.  Responsible for providing instruction to inmates in accordance with approved curricula.  Provide inmates with basic direction in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Correctional Education Association (CEA), Management & Training Corporation (MTC), Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) and Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Knowledge in areas of hydroponics, seed germination, etc. helpful.
  2. Deliver individualized competency-based instruction through classroom and laboratory management in the occupational program areas taught to inmates.
  3. Develop performance objectives and criterion-referenced tests in accordance with established program content.
  4. Review, select and adapt instructional materials to help individuals reach mastery of the competencies required for entry, advancement and upgrading occupations.
  5. Plan activities to efficiently initiate budget requests to assure that all equipment, supplies and materials are available to support a progressive training schedule.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Two (2) years of relevant teaching experience preferred.  Valid teaching certificate from the Florida Department of Education or comparable authority required. Six years of full-time experience in the vocation; additional education or training may substitute on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required experience; and at least six months of the full-time work experience must have been secured within the preceding five years; or in lieu of section (4)(b) of this procedure, an evaluation committee appointed by the Career and Technical Education Administrator may affirm in writing that after a formal peer review by the evaluation committee, the candidate is qualified to teach the occupational trade. A valid driver’s license in the state of Florida with an acceptable driving record is required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2600.



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