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Radiological Instructor (Job Number:318778)
SAIC currently seeks Radiological Instructors for subcontract at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, AL.
FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), located in Anniston, Alabama, is the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s only federally chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training center. The CDP began operations in June 1998 as the only all-hazards training center, offering training on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) weapons. While the training tempo has increased dramatically, the CDP’s training programs provide the very best in advanced hands-on training for America's emergency responders.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Radiological subcontract instructor will deliver disaster preparedness and response training through lecture and hands-on-exercises. Instruction focuses on Radiological Fundamentals, Department of Transportation and Licensee Regulations, Radiological Emergency Response Team Operations, Personal Protective Equipment and Decontamination, Instrumentation, and Survey and Monitoring. At the advanced level, instruction focuses on the following: Advanced Radiological Concepts, Radiological Terrorism, Agencies and Regulations, Selection of Instrumentation, Plume Modeling, and Incident Action Plans. The selected radiological subcontract instructors will provide course participants with "hands-on" radiological containment and incident response skills, that will enable the audience to effectively plan, prepare, and manage a radiological incident in their home community.
Instructors are expected to maintain a knowledge base as a subject matter expert in the assigned course content. Instructors are also expected to actively seek and participate in cross-training opportunities as well as present current incidents in evening lecture(s) to maximize instructor resources and the overall training experience for student responders. Instructors are expected to travel in support of position requirements, and perform training duties as assigned.
The training, provided at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), is guided by the definitions and competencies provided within the National Response Framework (NRF), Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP), Radiological Assistance Program (RAP), Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (FRMAC), and other radiological agencies and departments.
Bachelor's degree is required (Masters or Doctorate Degree preferred). A minimum of ten (10) years experience and service related in dealing directly with radiological incident response, planning and management are required. Must possess instructor teaching certification, post-secondary teaching experience, or teaching degree is required. Must have 3 years of current teaching experience. Must have all-hazards experience with man-made, natural disasters or weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Instructors should also have completed the following FEMA Emergency Management Institute’s (EMI) independent study courses (ICS-100, IS-200, IS700a, IS800b).
Seeking an instructor who has experience in one or more of the following areas: paramedic, hazmat technician with radiological specialty, HSEEP/MEP, Emergency Manager, radiological monitoring/screening experience, radiological instrument certification, radiological protection technologist, radiological modeling software experience, operational knowledge of radiological monitoring equipment, nuclear regulatory program, radiological emergency preparedness program, commercial nuclear power facilities, PPE and decontamination, curriculum development, and/or response to significant national events.
Subject matter expertise in one or more of the following disciplines is also expected: Health Physics; Radiological Fundamentals, including Nuclear and Atomic Physics; Radiological Emergency Responders; Radiological Exercise and Planning personnel; or equivalent field.
EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENCY: Due to Federal Contract Regulations, U.S. Citizenship required. Must successfully complete a pre-placement screening consisting of background check, financial institutions/credit bureau check, and disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy & environment, health and cybersecurity. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®
Job Posting:Mar 5, 2013, 1:14:01 PM
Primary Location:United States-AL-ANNISTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:Other Clearance
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:None
Potential for Teleworking:No