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Job #: R-00008763
Location: Anniston, AL
Category: Training
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

The COBRA Training Support Specialist support the Training and Delivery Services program at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) located in Anniston, Alabama. The CDP is a national training facility that prepares state and local emergency response personnel to respond to all hazards, including terrorist attacks using weapons of mass destruction, by providing hands on training. Training courses provided by CDP provide specific knowledge and expertise for deterrence, prevention and response to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE), mass casualty, and hazardous materials incidents by providing advanced, hands-on and classroom-based state of the art training.

Primary Responsibilities:

The COBRA Training Support Specialist will:

• Assist course managers, resident instructors, sub-contractors, and support staff assigned to Resident Training.
• Perform training area setup and recovery procedures for classroom and live agent training facility.
• Support instructional staff during donning and doffing instruction for personal protective equipment.
• Perform donning and doffing procedure at the operational level during multi task performance oriented training.
• Prepare and fit personal protective equipment worn by responders in live agent training
• Comply with written regulation, guidance, and supervisor assignment for entries into the COBRATF live agent training environment.
• Actively seek and participate in cross training opportunities to maximize overall training experience for student responders.
• Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

• Must have GED or High school diploma
• Must be able to frequently lift, push, and pull over 50 pounds
• Ability to wear and perform all operational tasks while wearing personal protective equipment
• Possess adequate physical fitness to perform assigned duties
• Ability to apply accepted hazardous material principles in a variety of life threatening situations
• Ability to communicate orally in order to conduct training of work-force
• Ability to operate standard CBRN/HAZMAT equipment
• 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

List additional skills and experience that is "nice to have" but not required.

• 5+ years of experience supporting live toxic agent operations/training


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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