Drone Instructor Johnson County Community College KS

The UAS instructor will teach participants the mechanics of actually flying a drone and where they can fly them safely within the legal framework of the FAA. The instructor must be knowledgeable about topics related to successfully operating a drone such as FAA regulations, weather, privacy issues, battery maintenance, and various drone applications including use of drones for inspections, geological mapping, aerial photography surveys construction, utilities, pipeline, etc.

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Required Skills

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Must be able to Operate a drone
  • Background checks with motor vehicle record search will be required before assignment is finalized.

Required Experience

  • Must be an experienced UAS drone operator with professional experience using a UAS.
  • Applicants must hold a Remote Pilot License issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


  • Prior teaching or training experience preferred.

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained.
For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc) refer to the links on our Career page.

Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Competitive rate of pay. Eligible for voluntary tax sheltered annuity, use of Lifetime Fitness Center, JCCC Hiersteiner Child Center, and Staff Development.
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