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The Simulation Technician (Sim Tech) assists with the general operations of the simulation program by providing technical and general support in the development and use of simulation for the training courses at the Center for Domestic Preparedness. Simulation support of Training and Exercise requirements at the CDP provides students with an enhanced immersive training environment that facilitates their opportunity to treat and manage casualties within a community and/or regional response framework, broadening their specific knowledge and experience in their first responder or first receiver roles.
Specific emphasis at the CDP is placed on the response and management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) mass casualty incidents, as well as, incidents caused by Public Health, Active Shooter, Natural and or Industrial Events. The Sim Tech reports to the Simulations Team Lead in support of Training and Exercise support requirements. The ability to work in a dynamic environment and with a diverse population required.
• Operate mannequins and computer equipment in accordance with Exercise Department policies and manufactures' recommendations.
• Act as a paramedic during training exercises. This includes driving an ambulance, performing life-saving interventions on simulated patients, and providing an EMS handoff report to students working in healthcare training venues.
• Adhere to company policies and procedures and meet established deadlines.
• Provide occasional support to other departments to included Logistics by assisting in the maintenance and repair of training equipment; transporting and setting up training equipment; and performing warehousing, packing, and shipping duties.
• May perform other duties, such as exercise facilitation, logistics, and equipment management as required.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Simulations Lead.
• High School graduate or GED equivalent combined with one year of professional experience required.
• EMT, nursing, or other medical background.
• Basic computer skills.
• Ability to lift, turn, and carry material (up to 60 pounds).
• Possess a valid driver's license.
• Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule.
• Due to Federal Contract Regulations, U. S. citizenship is required.
• Must have an accepted form of government-issued ID compliant with the Real ID Act
• Must submit to and obtain final suitability by successful completion of a pre-placement screening consisting of background check, financial institutions/credit bureau check, and disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.
• Ideal candidate will have completed IS 100, 200, 700, and 800.
• Ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of federal response, including NIMS and ICS.
• Ideal candidate will have experience dealing with disaster management, mass casualty incidents, CBRNE incident response, and civil disturbance response.
• Ideal candidate will have 3 years of experience working within one or more emergency response disciplines supporting all-hazards response.