FEMA seeks adult education training specialist

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking for a training specialist with experience in developing and delivering adult education through computer-based training, according to a job listing posted on Wednesday on usajobs.gov.

The full-time job, which is located in Hyattsville, Md., is scheduled not to exceed two years and requires weeks to months of travel at a time with little advance notice. The job may also require employees to relocate to emergency sites with operationally challenging and physically austere conditions.

The person hired will develop and deliver training modules for new and ongoing individual assistance programs and procedures in according with the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Typical assignments for the position would include planning, developing, monitoring, evaluating and conducting courses and training activities for employees with the National Processing Service Center, developing training activities and events that meet NPSC requirements and reviewing assigned training activities to ensure training is appropriate for NPSC staff.

The individual hired would also develop or adapt new or revised training testing materials for formal course use and conduct specific or ongoing evaluation actions for assigned training activities through the use of observation, evaluation instruments, examination and questionnaires.

Qualified candidates must have one full year of specialized experience in assisting the practices, techniques, principles and methodologies to develop, revise and deliver effective performance-based and adult education training programs. Applicants must have an in-depth understanding of disaster assistance programs. Individuals interested in the position may substitute successful completion of a Master's degree or equivalent degree for specialized experience.

Applications will be reviewed to ensure candidates meet the basic qualification requirements. Qualified candidates may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration.