Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Manager I - Instructor Development Manager

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/5/2018 11:07 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    USD $108,409.60/Yr.
    USD $173,451.20/Yr.
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience plus a minimum of 11 years' of related and progressively responsible experience, 
    • Ability to work with databases.
    • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.
    • Excellent writing and analytical skills.
    • Knowledge of the CTOS Training Program or other training programs is desired.
    • Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, DOE Q Clearance may be required at a later date.
    • Maintain a valid Driver’s License
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required.  MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.


    MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


    Serve as the Counter-Terrorism Operations Support (CTOS) Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training Instructor Development Manager located at the Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS) office in North Las Vegas, NV. The CTOS mission is training our Nation’s First Responders to effectively prevent or respond to the use of radiological/nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction. Training is performance-based and includes classroom, hands-on, web-based, and field exercise training, conducted at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and at venues across the country. Target training audience includes local, State, and Tribal personnel in the following areas: law enforcement, emergency medical services, emergency management, fire service, hazardous materials, public works, governmental administrative, public safety communications, health care, public health, and other skilled support personnel that provide immediate support services during prevention, response, and recovery operations. Responsibilities includes working with other CTOS managers to ensure effective and efficient resource management of the course execution staff so that CTOS is always prepared and able to meet our mission of training first responders throughout the country in the response to or prevention of a radiological or nuclear incident. 

    • Assist the Certifying Official with the authority to certify new instructors by receiving, tracking and verifying all documentation including, task books, and all agency forms.
    • Be responsible for initial qualification, recurring assessments, and professional development of all Instructors within the Incident Prevention and Response Directorate.
    • Develop and maintain Instructor certification records for approximately ninety subcontracted and ten full time instructors.
    • Responsible for Instructor Qualification Sustainment including three year course re-qualifications.
    • Manage reoccurring Instructor assessments performed at a minimum of a 24 month cycle and include Instructors being observed in the classroom or similar setting. This observation will result in a formal assessment of the instructor’s instructional skills as they relate to the minimal competencies.
    • Will track non-employee instructors that have been through CTOS Train the Trainer programs to ensure they are qualified and prepared to teach CTOS courses.
    • Will track additional training and qualifications requirements for CTOS staff such as Radioactive Source Handling qualifications and Department of Transportation qualifications for shipping and transporting hazardous materials for both full time and augmented staff.
    • Coordinate new Instructor orientation training which includes On-line web based training prior to orientation class, Instructor 40 hour orientation class located at CTOS Headquarters including all company required training, current methodology concepts, CTOS orientation, CTOS policies and procedures and qualification assessment based on International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI) competencies.
    • Ensure that each instructor meets and sustains the competencies and that corrective actions are taken as necessary when deficiencies are identified.
    • Coordinate with Course Managers to maintain the CTOS Instructor Certification Program and CTOS Instructor handbook and comply with all National Training and Education Division (NTED) requirements.
    • Responsible for Instructor Course Applications including getting approvals.
    • Coordinate annual Instructor training that has been designed by Curriculum Design and Course Execution personnel.
    • Work with Assessors that are responsible for qualifying Lead Instructors, Module SMEs, and Course Coordinators to perform as Evaluators including verifying that Assessors complete an initial review of the Evaluator using the Instructional Evaluator Assessment, Evaluators are observed at least annually in the performance of their duties.
    • Ensure Evaluators are trained and have been approved to observe and signoff instructors on module and skill station deliveries.
    • Lead Instructors, Module SMEs and Course Coordinators will be assessed prior to receiving permission to perform Task Book observations.
    • Work with the Curriculum Design and Course Execution Managers to make all course staffing assignments as courses are placed on the training schedule throughout the year.
    • Consult with Course Managers to ensure courses are fully staffed with the correct mixture of first responder disciplines and radiological/nuclear subject matter expertize.
    • Will work with all Instructors to determine their availability throughout the year in order to properly staff scheduled courses and work with the Operations Support Department to provide work releases for all Subcontracted Instructor.
    • Take on special projects and may be assigned Program/Project Management duties for the Center for Radiological/Nuclear such as National Guard training, International training, Securing the Cities initiative, etc.
    • Other work as assigned by your supervisor.

    Overview (Text Only)

    If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!
    At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!
    MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. (SN3).