The NISC III program within the Civil group at Leidos is seeking a Technical Trainer with expertise in Homeland Security Exercises to provide rovide support to implement the design, development, conduct, evaluation, and analysis of exercises specific to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Organization (ATO).
In addition, provide support to interagency exercises, particularly Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-related activities, but also DOD and State emergency management exercises from an aviation perspective.
Specific duties for the position include:
Assist with the coordination and maintenance of the relationship of stakeholders in the FAA and related emergency crisis response teams to optimize performance and cross-functional expertise and support performance, measurement, and reporting.
Provide support to ensure the quality of deliverables and products.
Prepare exercise scenarios and related documentation
Prepare evaluation guidance and post-exercise evaluation reports
Coordinate with local, state, and other Federal agencies and possibly foreign government contacts for planning and conduct for aviation related crisis response and emergency operations exercises
Typical education and experience:
Typically requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience.
May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
Extensive experience in developing, implementing and supporting an effective and ongoing exercise program, and experience with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program
Extensive experience in crisis response and emergency operations
Extensive experience in aviation related exercise planning,
Extensive knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration rules, authorities, and procedures
Knowledge of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)
Skill in analysis of exercise programs to assure implementation of an exercise portion of a strategic plan and provide feedback for improving the process
Ability to develop and lead working groups comprised of multiple agencies and senior level individuals to achieve common exercise goals.
Ability to conceptualize all facets of an exercise program to include drills and exercises to test FAA ATO crisis response and emergency operations plans, including tabletop exercises; notification drills;
Experience with supporting emergency management exercise planning or related projects
Experience with working as an analyst of emergency management policies, programs, and procedures supporting state or federal agencies
Experience with aviation related exercises, optimally FAA experience
Experience with GIS related platforms
Experience with Microsoft Office
Experience being a team leader in the development of exercise programs
Expertise in developing training materials in preparation for an exercise such as Situation Manuals, Communications Plans, Master Scenario Events List (MSEL), etc.
Proven experience in developing and facilitating tabletop to full-scale exercises
Extensive experience working on or supporting interagency/multi-jurisdiction exercises
Extensive experience with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) in designing and implementing exercises
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to handle multiple tasking and deadlines