Training Specialist - CBRNE/HAZMAT

Guardian Centers
Perry, GA
Apr 17, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Primary Responsibility:

The Training Specialist - HAZMAT/CBRNE has the responsibility of assisting the Director HAZMAT/CBRNE with designing, constructing and implementing innovative, realistic training scenarios at the Georgia Campus and at the client's locations. Specifically, the training will focus on identification, detection and decontamination techniques for chemical, biological, radiological, high yield explosives and TIC/TIM. The training will include but is not limited to the execution of multi-agency training scenarios that utilize the National Response Framework, National Incident Management Systems and the Operational Readiness Exercise Evaluation Program. SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IS REQUIRED.

Essential Duties:
  1. Provide training in multiple formats (oral, audio, video presentations, practical applications, testing etc.) that meets or exceeds the Department of Defense (DOD), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Fire Protection (NFPA) standards and guidelines
  2. Must be able to provide consequence management instruction to include but not limited to, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or High Yield Explosion preparedness, technical rescue, search and rescue, extraction, decontamination, basic and advance lifesaving, and force protection
  3. Provide classroom and field instruction at the entry or advanced level in compliance with a program of instruction (POI)
  4. Provide instruction for students attending from the local, state, and federal, DOD and international response community
  5. Provide support for the development of Guardian Centers' curriculum
  6. Support the development of or instruction of comprehensive, technically relevant technician level training, including the design, development, and implementation of training exercises and scenarios required to train civilian and military students
  7. Required to effectively communicate all progress, identify problems and provide corrective action
  8. Make recommendations, regarding operational improvements, to management
  9. Review and assess training tasks, objectives, and/or syllabus for training effectiveness
  10. Maintain all operations within the established regulations and safety guidelines
  11. Travel up to 50% of the time
  12. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Additional Skills:
  • Must have relevant experience on a HAZMAT/CBRNE team responding to "Real-World events"
  • Minimum 5 years of specialized experience with a working knowledge in CBRNE defense or civilian First Responder Consequence Management operations or disaster preparedness. This includes, but is not limited to, professional or volunteer experience in/or a combination of Technical Rescue, Emergency Medicine, Law Enforcement, and/or DoD/Military CBRNE certification
  • Minimum 3 years of formal instructional experience
  • Minimum 3 years in leading a small team/self-directed work organization
  • Eligible to be certified in ICS 100-800, technician level for HAZMAT, certified in the six urban search and rescue disciplines
  • Certified instructor by DHS, DOD or comparable agency
  • Ability to create both clandestine labs and the scenarios to support identification, detection and sampling for clientele
  • Ability to create simulants that will provide realistic readings on detection equipment for clientele to make decisions for all levels of personal, protective, equipment
  • Proficient in the subject(s) to which they are providing the training or management; areas of proficiency include, but are not limited to, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or High-Yield Explosion (CBRNE) preparedness, detection and identification, decontamination, sampling, basic and advanced lifesaving, and force protection.
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings, and flexible hours
  • Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, Outlook, Project, and PowerPoint) with the ability to learn new applications as required.
  • Must be able to maintain professional certifications in disciplines relevant to the Company and participate in associations, societies, groups, or other similar organizations that advocate for and service the Company's clients and customers.
  • Must possess the proper knowledge and communication skills to effectively conduct formal training, in multiple formats (oral, audio/video presentations, practical application, testing, etc. that meets or exceeds Department of Defense DoD, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, (OSHA), National Fire Protection Administration (NFPA) standards and guidelines
  • Instructors must be familiar with military and civilian personnel protective equipment and respiratory protective devises
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to organize, coordinate, and/or manage complex training programs and/or projects
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid security clearance

In order to successfully complete the assigned job tasks the employee must be able to:
  • Successfully lift and move a 205lb rescue mannequin
  • Successfully lift a 30lb bucket and carry it up and down a flight of stairs
  • Required to use a ladder without exhibiting abnormal fear of heights
  • Required to function in confined/restricted spaces without exhibiting abnormal fear of confined spaces
  • Enter and crawl through a structure obscured up to 0% visibility without exhibiting abnormal fear of darkness

Company Description
Born of necessity and shaped by need, Guardian Centers operates the most advanced disaster training centers in the world. Replicating hazards in a size and scale never before seen, our facilities provide realistic and integrated capabilities to help improve inter-agency disaster response. Guardian Centers is dedicated to helping all responders - government, public and private - achieve their vital mission.

Guardian Centers provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Perry, GA


Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:03:53 PDT