TRAINING SPECIALIST

City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Published
May 21, 2020
Location
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job Type
 

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers.

This is professional work of more than average difficulty assisting in the administration of Citywide safety and technical training programs.
An employee in this class assists in assessing training needs, planning, coordinating and implementing a variety of employee safety education and technical training programs. The employee in this class works under general supervision and must exercise reasonable initiative and independent judgment. Coordination with managerial personnel is required in developing training plans, delivering programs and evaluating effectiveness of training. Work is reviewed by a superior in conferences, through observation, and by reports from management on improved effectiveness of employee performance.
NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.

This position will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!!

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That's right! Under the U.S. Department of Education's Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale! Please visit www.fortlauderdale.gov/PublicServiceLoanForgiveness for more information or to see if you qualify.

This job classification is in Management Category IV for Benefits purposes; this classification qualifies for additional benefits such as:

  • Expense Allowance
  • Employer Paid Dental Benefits
  • Management Days in addition to Vacation and Sick time

This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Federation of Public Employees and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Federation of Public Employees.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Schedules and coordinates the implementation of employee safety and technical training programs through the department and in conjunction with the City's central Organizational Development and Training Program.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of programs through participant feedback, reports from supervisory and managerial personnel, and other measures of employee effectiveness.
  • Serves as a training resource to departmental management, advising and assisting in the development and conduct of departmental safety and technical training programs.
  • Develops and delivers employee safety and technical training programs utilizing in-house resources.
  • Targets employee training needs through interactive consultation with supervisors and managers. Maintains awareness of current trends in employee training, safety concerns and requirement from regulatory agencies; technical updates and monitoring current trends in operational needs and monitoring changing job profile skills; establishes and maintains cooperative contacts with agencies, organizations and individuals which could be employed as resources for safety and technical training.
  • Assists in coordinating the identification, evaluation, acquisition, utilization, storage and maintenance of audio-visual and other training equipment and materials.
  • Provides documentation of competency through on-the-job training records, proficiency tests, and training course completion records to prepare employees for an advancement or change in their career field.
  • Plans the structure and organization of a database application program to facilitate the storage and retrieval of course rosters and training records for employees in the department using an electronic database system. Uses the system to review each on-the-job training record, proficiency testing record and Continuing Education Units to monitor the career track of each employee in the department. Generates reports on courses, rosters, and individual training.
  • Assists in identifying and investigating accidents, workplace injuries, and other safety issues.
  • Performs related work as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

  1. Have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in personnel or human resources management, business or public administration, behavioral sciences or other appropriate field.
  2. Experience in business, construction/general industries, or government employee training, which included some experience in technical/safety training and program design. Additional training or program design experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the educational requirement.

Special Requirements:
Essential Employees
may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work.

PREFERENCES:
1. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point.
2. NIMS and other safety training certification is a plus.
3. The ability to communicate in various languages is a plus.
4. Knowledge of and ability to operate and effectively utilize audio-visual and other training aids.
5. Knowledge of and ability to learn how to operate all types of Heavy Equipment (Front loaders, Backhoes), Bobcat, Forklifts and other specialized equipment.

HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION

Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to pass a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening, prior to appointment.
An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J-204 ).
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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