Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

Manager - SERTC, CIRG

US-CO-Pueblo
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1299
# of Openings
1

Overview

Provide direction and supervision for day-to-day operation of the SERTC-Curriculum Development, I.R. &D., Remote Delivery, and Government Programs (CIRG) team.  Reviews and participates in the planning, analysis, and decision making processes for the development, marketing and delivery of specialized emergency response training courses. Must possess advanced knowledge of issues involving surface transportation of hazardous and/or dangerous goods and emergency response protocols for each.

Responsibilities

Requires continuous course related research and extensive knowledge of all aspects of the hazardous materials training curriculum.  Expertise in security and hazardous materials emergency response techniques for all surface transportation modes is necessary to ensure that the course content and materials presented remain in touch with the realities of the environment in which students will be working and to maintain credibility.  Coordinates and makes duty assignments for activities of instructor teams composed of SERTC Lead Instructors, Instructors, Logistical and Maintenance Technicians, and Contract Consultants to complete schedules of classroom and field training activities.  Prepare estimates for development and delivery of customized training for contract training customers.  Provide Executive Director-HMCT with recommendations concerning training equipment, inventories, maintenance, budgetary and staffing needs.

The incumbent must be able manage large budgets, oversee state and federal cooperative agreements and grants, provide classroom instruction, and supervise field exercises for all training programs offered at the Security and Emergency Response Training Center, as well as, at remote locations.  The Manager-SERTC-CIRG is expected to plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations and on-the-job training.

Physical Demands:  This work requires walking, standing, bending, sitting and carrying of small packages or containers. Travel to field locations and remote delivery locations to coordinate training activities may be involved. Work may also involve considerable physical exertion while demonstrating a variety of emergency response techniques and methods.

Work Environment: The normal work place is a classroom or office, and inside/outside physical exercise areas. Position duties will require exposure to varying climate and environmental conditions, both cold and warm weather conditions and/or exposure to high levels of noise and dangerous substances. Incumbent will need to meet physical requirement depending on topical area assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited Law Enforcement and/or Fire Service Academy or related degree.
  • At least ten (10) years Response and/or training experience in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE), Weapons of Mass Destruction  (WMD) / Weapons of Mass Effect (WME) and counter terrorism activities. 
  • At least five (5) years supervisory and/or management experience with development and training of emergency response personnel. 
  • Cooperative Agreement and/or Grant management experience
  • Knowledge and/or proficiency in curricula development for training programs that is fully compliant with all Federal, State, and International Association for regulations and guidelines. These include but not limited to CFR, NRF, NIMS, ICS, OSHA, NFPA, and UN protocols.  The focus of the noted training needs to have been for security protection and response to emergencies involving hazardous materials in all aspects of freight and passenger transport carried by surface or subsurface modes:  rail, highway or maritime including factory, plant, intermodal and transfer station activity. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Demonstrate experience in delivery of professional training and development of staff to perform classroom training as well as relevant field exercises.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a related field or Public Administration Education or other graduate degree and/or certifications in related fields. 
  • Railroad experience in Mechanical, Track, or Operating Departments.
  • Emergency response experience to surface transportation incidents, highway and intermodal with environmental remediation. 
  • Security and threat assessment experience as it relates to security of surface transportation and the transportation of hazardous and dangerous goods. 
  • Past or current security clearance to view and handle classified documents.
  • Experience in use of and/or training in use of explosives.
  • Federal Cooperative Agreement and/or Grant management experience

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