Job Description

Under limited supervision of the Curriculum Development Supervisor, the Training Development Specialist position functions to perform end-to-end learning and development. This position evaluates training and learning outcomes in relation to functional and/or technical training activities and provides guidance on design and presentation of course materials. This position also reviews training materials, conducts research, and performs some administrative duties.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of research and training material design methodologies
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and professional design concepts
  • Knowledge of software applications used to develop, edit, and produce high quality documents (ex: Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Professional/Creative Suite, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Ability to design and develop high quality, accurate instructional materials
  • Ability to evaluate work products and document findings and recommendations in a clear, concise and organized manner
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, while working independently, to perform assigned tasks and manage time efficiently
  • Demonstrate effective customer relationship skills, demonstrate effective listening skills
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills, demonstrate excellent written communications skills, demonstrate excellent research skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution of higher learning with focus in organizational development, communication, technical writing, or related field of study
  • Three years of which are involved in providing diversified training development and delivery applicable to the area of assignment as an adjunct instructor on special assignment
  • Note: In addition to regular peace officer, firefighter, EMS, or rescue duties, must have eligibility to obtain state instructor certification under application profession.
  • Note: Certain positions in this class are P.O.S.T. certified as a peace officer and all positions in this class will have special qualifications reflective of the work assignment area.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference may be given to those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum training and experience requirements, possess one or more of the following:

  • Eighteen months of work experience as a full-time instructor in Law Enforcement, Correctional, Fire Service, EMS, or rescue topics applicable to area of assignment, One year of which is at a level equivalent to the entry level of the job series OR Four years of work experience in law enforcement, corrections, firefighting, EMS, or rescue service
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Experience creating informational pamphlets, brochures, flyers, and/or educational manuals
  • Experience reviewing reports, informational summaries, and other professional writings
  • Experience conducting literature reviews and compiling research on relevant training topics

Apply Today!

Job Vacancy Announcement #19-010039

Submit required application and supplemental documents to:

  • Human Resources – GPSTC
    1000 Indian Springs Drive
    Forsyth, Georgia 31029,
  • Email application packet to [email protected], OR
  • Fax to (478) 993-4229

Application deadline is November 20, 2019. Submissions must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. of the deadline date.

Contact (478) 993-4411 with any questions.

Application Requirements

Submitted application & documents will be reviewed to determine those applicants selected for interview appointment.