Toyon seeks an individual to support training of facility protection operations personnel and ensure operational readiness of emergency response software applications as part of our Homeland Security team. The successful candidate will be required to provide classroom-based instruction and support readiness exercises, as well as assist in the development of course material, training plans, performance assessments, and software test procedures. This position is primarily focused on effective use of command and control software applications and associated emergency response procedures.

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Gain thorough understanding of the subject software applications, and apply this understanding in the training and software development programs
  • Conduct recurring training sessions at client sites for small groups of trainees
  • Create and maintain computer-based training modules to support continuous learning requirements
  • Tailor training session content and delivery based on end-user roles, experience and computer skills
  • Utilize a variety of training techniques and concepts (e.g. briefings, scenarios, group discussions, etc.) to ensure maximum effectiveness of training sessions
  • Capture end user feedback in a manner that can be provided to clients and software developers

The ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills, and ambitions:

  • Strong public speaking and presentations
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Detailed, organized lesson and curriculum planning
  • Experience in managing an e-learning environment (e.g. Moodle)
  • Background in all-hazard sensors and emergency response equipment, command and control applications, and emergency response procedures

Basic qualifications:

  • Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required
  • A.S. or B.S. in a technical field
  • Minimum 2 years of direct experience providing in-person instruction to trainees in civilian or military environment
  • U.S. Citizenship is Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required. 

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Toyon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

About Toyon Research Corporation:

Toyon is employee-owned with approximately 200 employees. Our corporate headquarters is located in Goleta, CA (near the Santa Barbara Airport and the University of California at Santa Barbara) and hosts the majority of our technical and administrative staff as well as our RF fabrication and laboratory facilities. Additionally, we have a corporate office in Sterling, VA (near the Dulles International Airport), Fort Collins, CO (near the CSU campus, and Huntsville, AL (near the U.S. Space & Rocket Center) that are growing steadily and provide key, local resources for our federal clients in each of our core business areas. Our staff possesses a unique combination of technical expertise, objectivity, and creativity, allowing us to provide responsive solutions to our customers' most difficult problems. Our technical strengths are represented by our four business areas: Antennas and RF Systems C4ISR & Missile Systems Homeland Security ISR Algorithms.

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