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Seeking Dynamic Bilingual HazMat Instructor – Part Time

The Bilingual HAZMAT Instructor position for the SERTC program is designed to provide classroom instruction, supervise field activities and support all training programs offered through the Security and Emergency Response Training Center.   This position will assist the lead instructor providing training in Spanish.

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Overview:  The International Instructor position for the SERTC program is designed to provide classroom instruction, supervise field activities and support all training programs offered through the Security and Emergency Response Training Center.   This position will assist the lead instructor providing training in Spanish.

Responsibilities: This position will provide logistical support for training activities through set up, and take down, of training aids. The instructor will promote continuous quality improvement (CQI) as a professional philosophy when dealing with internal and external customers and fellow employees, and will function as a successful team member. The instructor will be expected to be proficient in hazardous materials emergency response for all modes of surface transportation, flammable liquid/gas firefighting, foam applications, and other applicable skills. Those instructors not proficient with all training props will undergo a cross-training program to acquire the requisite proficiencies.

This position will provide instruction in all training courses offered through the Security and Emergency Response Training Center.

This position will require walking, standing, bending, sitting, and carrying of small packages and containers. Travel to field locations to coordinate training activities may be involved. Work may also involve considerable physical exertion while demonstrating a variety of emergency response techniques and methods. The instructor must have excellent reading, writing, and oral communication skills.

This position normally operates within a classroom or office, and in inside and outside physical exercise areas. Duties will require exposure to varying climate and environmental conditions, both cold and warm weather conditions, and/or exposure to high levels of noise.

The position must maintain certifications in the following areas: Hazmat Technician, Instructor I and II (or equivalent), NIMS/ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800. Additional certifications may be required. This position must also maintain a current knowledge of relevant DOT, EPA, OSHA regulations, NIMS/ICS and NFPA standards as they apply to emergency response activities and training.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be bi-lingual with emphasis on English and Spanish.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Hazardous Materials Operations Certificate
  • Fire Fighter One (1), Essentials of Firefighting, or equivalent.
  • Hydrocarbon Fire Fighting and Foam Applications
  • 2 Years experience in Emergency Response.
  • 2 Years of experience specific to Railroad, Highway, and Inter-modal Transportation.
  • 2 Years of experience in public speaking or instruction. Knowledge of education methodology a plus.
  • Must pass firefighter fitness for duty.
  • Must hold a current passport
  • Must pass a Federal, State, and Local background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hazardous Materials Technician/Specialist
  • 5 Years experience in emergency response.
  • 5 Years experience in public speaking, adult education, conference, or trade specific lectures.
  • Advanced user experience with Microsoft Word, Power Point and other Microsoft Office applications.

Upcoming Training:

  • Spanish-CBR(DHS14-15)-06-22-16 PER-327 Jun 22 – 24 2016
  • Spanish-CBR(DHS15-16)-07-25-16 PER-327 Jul 25 – 27 2016
  • Spanish-HWMDTST(DHS15-16)-07-11-16 PER-293 Jul 11 – 22 2016
  • Spanish-LMSTI(DHS15-16)-07-18-16 PER-292 Jul 18 – 22 2016
  • Spanish-HERS(DHS15-16)-08-01-16 PER-291 Aug 1 – 5 2016
  • Spanish-TCS(OE)-10-17-16 Oct 17 – 22 2016
  • Spanish-TCS(OE)-11-14-16 Nov 14 – 18 2016

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TTCI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status.