Training Specialist
City of Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville, FL

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This is professional educational curriculum training work in developing, conducting, implementing, and coordinating training programs. Work requires a basic understanding and application of the theories, principles, and practices of educational and/or workplace training, usually gained through degree granting schools, or an equivalent level of practical knowledge gained through experience. May schedule, assign, monitor, and review the work of others. Contacts with others require skills in understanding people, sensitivity to others' points of view, persuasiveness, assertiveness, and the ability to influence behavior, change an opinion, or turn a situation around. Work is performed following standard procedures and practices, and requires the exercise of independent judgment. Work is performed in office, classroom, and field environments. The physical demands consist mainly of sitting or standing for extended periods of time and occasionally lifting and moving moderate to heavy objects. Operates standard office equipment such as a calculator, computer, and copier and specialized training equipment. Work is performed under limited supervision where the work assignments are subject to established procedures, practices, and techniques, the employee plans and organizes his/her own work, and the work is reviewed for results achieved.

Examples of Work:
May train, schedule, assign, monitor, and review the work of others.
Develops and facilitates training for youth and/or adults.
Analyzes training needs and establishes training objectives.
Arranges and schedules training classes.
Determines facility needs and secures classroom space as needed.
Assists in the development and administration of training budget.
Evaluates training program effectiveness through analysis of content, presentation, and post-examination of participants.
Coordinates in-service and other training conducted by staff or contract personnel.
Interviews prospective students and staff and recommends participation in the program.
Instructs and participates in training classes which may include extensive physical activity such as defensive tactics and physical agility training.
Establishes and maintains training records and files.
Maintains statistics and prepares reports on training programs.
Plans, researches, develops, coordinates, presents, and administers various types of educational curriculum.
Serves as a consultant to departments to identify and resolve training issues.
Understands and applies policies, procedures, and written directives.
Demonstrates proficiency in the City of Jacksonville Core Competencies.
Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of training principles, methods, and procedures.
Knowledge of syllabus development and instructional techniques.
Skill in application of instructional methods and procedures.
Ability to train, schedule, assign, monitor, and review the work of others .
Ability to analyze training records and prepare reports.
Ability to develop classroom schedules.
Ability to conduct effective interviews.
Ability to read, comprehend, and apply job-related rules, policies, procedures, and other materials.
Ability to develop and maintain training files and records.
Ability to establish effective working relationships.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to research, develop, implement, coordinate, present and administer various types of educational curriculum.
Ability to operate a computer utilizing word processing and spreadsheet applications, and other standard office equipment.

Open Requirements/Supplemental Information:
A six-year combination of education, training, and experience in training of adults in an industrial, vocational, or business setting for employee development or the training of adults in an educational environment.

FL Class E Driver's License is required prior to appointment and must be maintained. C ity of Jacksonville Public Driver Certification must qualify for prior to appointment, obtain and maintain during employment.

In accordance with the City of Jacksonville Ordinance 116.910, effective July 1, 2012, any person who is hired or appointed by the City of Jacksonville and does not reside within Duval County at the time of hire, will have six (6) months to establish permanent residency within the boundaries of Duval County. Failure to establish permanent residency within six (6) months shall constitute resignation from employment. Effective July 1, 2012, any person who is hired or appointed by the City of Jacksonville and does reside within Duval County at the time of hire, but subsequently moves his/her permanent residence outside the boundaries of Duval County, shall constitute resignation from employment.

ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIRED. Apply at and if claiming veteran’s preference, upload DD-214 (Form 4) by Wednesday, December 12, 2012, for consideration. Although you may upload your resume for inclusion with your application, it is important your application provides all the relevant education and experience you possess. Otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete.