Transportation Technology Center Manager, SERTC - CIRG in Pueblo, Colorado

Manager, SERTC - CIRGProvide direction and supervision for day-to-day operation of theSERTC-Curriculum Development, I.R. &D., Remote Delivery, andGovernment Programs (CIRG) team. Reviews and participates in theplanning, 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 ofhazardous and/or dangerous goods and emergency response protocols for each.Requires continuous course related research and extensive knowledge of allaspects of the hazardous materials training curriculum. Expertise in securityand hazardous materials emergency response techniques for all surfacetransportation modes is necessary to ensure that the course content andmaterials presented remain in touch with the realities of the environment inwhich students will be working and to maintain credibility. Coordinates andmakes duty assignments for activities of instructor teams composed of SERTCLead Instructors, Instructors, Logistical and Maintenance Technicians,and Contract Consultants to complete schedules of classroom and field trainingactivities. Prepare estimates for development and delivery of customizedtraining for contract training customers. Provide Executive Director-HMCTwith recommendations concerning training equipment, inventories,maintenance, budgetary and staffing needs.The incumbent must be able manage large budgets, oversee state and federalcooperative agreements and grants, provide classroom instruction, andsupervise field exercises for all training programs offered at the Securityand Emergency Response Training Center, as well as, at remote locations.The General Manager-SERTC-CIRG is expected to plan, develop, and providetraining and staff development programs, using knowledge of theeffectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations andon-the-Physical Demands: This work requires walking, standing, bending,sitting and carrying of small packages or containers. Travel to fieldlocations and remote delivery locations to coordinate training activities maybe involved. Work may also involve considerable physical exertion whiledemonstrating a variety of emergency response techniques and methods.Work Environment: The normal work place is a classroom or office, andinside/outside physical exercise areas. Position duties will requireexposure to varying climate and environmental conditions, both cold and warmweather conditions and/or exposure to high levels of noise and dangeroussubstances. Incumbent will need to meet physical requirement depending ontopical area assigned.Minimum Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited Law Enforcement and/or Fire ServiceAcademy or related degree. At least ten (10) years Response and/or training experience inChemical, 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 experiencewith development and training of emergency response personnel. Cooperative Agreement and/or Grant management experience Knowledge and/or proficiency in curricula development for trainingprograms that is fully compliant with all Federal, State, andInternational Association for regulations and guidelines. These include butnot limited to CFR, NRF, NIMS, ICS, OHSA, NFPA, and UN protocols.The focus of the noted training needs to have been for security protection andresponse to emergencies involving hazardous materials in all aspects offreight and passenger transport carried by surface or subsurface modes:rail, highway or maritime including factory, plant, intermodal andtransfer sta 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 relevantfield exercises.Preferred Qualifications: