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Job #: R-00003826
Location: Anniston, AL
Category: Instructor
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:
• Conduct indoor classroom-style training in a controlled environment, as well as outdoor hands-on demonstrations and exercises in both the extreme heat and cold.
• Contribute to improvement of the toxic agent training experience through continuous research and training revision.
• Maintain knowledge base as a SME in assigned course content.
• Qualify and maintain eligibility and certification under the Contractor Employee Reliability Program (CERP).
• Comply with supervisor assignment for entries into the COBRA (Chemical Ordnance Biological Radiological) Training Facility toxic agent training environment.
• Actively seek and participate in cross-training opportunities to maximize instructor resources and the overall training experience for student responders.
• Assist with review of course outcomes to include weekly After Action Reports and ongoing QA/QC of course.
• Participate in cross-training of instructional staff in related fields to maximize instructor resources and the overall training experience for student responders.
• Contribute to the revision of course materials and assist in the development, review and revision of policies pertaining to training delivery.
• Participate in lecture and practice exercises within the CBRNE/WMD field as assigned.
• Interface regularly with national, state, and local officials to maintain expertise in state-of-the art training techniques and methods.
• Ensure quality instruction for CBRNE/WMD related tasks in personal protective equipment (PPE) at a field training site using technology to detect, identify, and neutralize a weapon of mass destruction. Instruction includes hands-on, multi-task performance oriented training in live agent.
• Address safety issues to ensure compliance as it relates to risk assessment and safety standard operating procedures.
• Address and instruct mass triage and principles of mass casualty response in relationship to a CBRNE related incident.
• With exposure to live agents supervise the doffing procedures for all same gender students exiting the hot training bays of the toxic agent facility which includes all same-gender students showering after each exercise in a military-style shower with limited privacy.

Requires BS degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. 8-10 years experience required in lieu of degree.

• Preferred candidates will have 10+ years of experience working within one of the emergency response disciplines that support all-hazard response. Of the 10 required years of experience, 5 years must be specialized experience working with WMD, CBRNE, or Hazardous materials (civilian or military) at the technician level as defined by OSHA.
• Minimum 3 years of current instructional experience to include live nerve agent curriculum.
• Possess a teaching certification, have postsecondary teaching experience, or teaching degree.
• Possess functional knowledge of the federal response plan/NIMS.
• Ability to lift a minimum of 65 pounds (i.e. SCBA and other equipment) during demonstrations and exercises.
• Ability to perform prolonged standing, bending, climbing, kneeling, and pushing and pulling carts containing equipment.
• Ability to wear Level A-C PPE including SCBA for period of 1.5 hours up to five hours.
• Must pass a pre-placement and annual medical exam, and random drug testing.
• Must submit to and obtain final suitability by successful completion of background check, financial institutions/credit bureau check, and disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.
• U.S. Citizenship required.
• All applicants must have the accepted form of government-issued ID compliant with the Real ID Act.


• Working knowledge of weapons of mass destruction which includes related experience in a WMD incident and/or experience in a manmade or natural disaster of national significance.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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