Effective June 15, 2020 FPC Training & Certification activities have begun a restart phase following a pause due to COVID-19

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

ANNOUNCEMENT NO: USFA-02-151         

OPENING DATE: 07-22-02 CLOSING DATE: 08-12-02

POSITION:         FIELD TRAINING SPECIALIST

                                                    GS-301-11/12  (PROMOTION POTENTIAL TO GS-12)   

SALARY RANGE:     $46,469 TO $72,400

ORGANIZATION:     FEMA, UNITED STATES FIRE ADMINISTRATION, NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY

DUTY LOCATION:    EMMITSBURG, MD

This announcement is open to all candidates.  No prior Federal service is required. Status candidates will be considered under the Agency’s Merit Promotion procedures, unless they also request consideration under OPM’s Competitive Procedures and submit two applications.

DUTIES: Incumbent of this position serves in the National Fire Academy as the manager of the Training Resources and Data Exchange (TRADE) Program and as the Regional Delivery Field Training Program specialist.  Is responsible for a variety of regional training activities and for conducting surveys and research to identify and analyze training/education needs of Regional, state, and local fire service organizations nationwide.  To accomplish the objectives of both programs, incumbent identifies national training and education needs, develops and conducts seminars, workshops, conferences, and other similar educational and training experiences at the Fire Academy and at locations throughout the nation.  In managing the two programs, incumbent coordinates program logistics, i.e. identifies and selects superior state and local training programs for duplication and national distribution, schedules courses and locations, contracts instructors, ships course materials and instructional equipment, establishes local sponsors, and recruits and selects students.  Develops and administers National TRADE conference.  From data and information collected on Regional, state, and local training needs, recommends action to strengthen and supplement ongoing training activities.  Provides technical information and assistance for contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements. 

See http://www.app1.fema.gov/career/get_desc.cfm?id=2914 for a complete position description and application information