Training and Development Specialist

Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/27/2020 1:29 PM)
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LMI is seeking a Training and Development Specialist for the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office to oversee a full range of program management and technical support services for the Systems Support Directorate (SSD) to enhance the nation’s abilities to prevent terrorists and other threat actors from using weapons of mass destruction and support operational partners in closing capability gaps along adversary pathways.


LMI is a private government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. Founded in 1961 as a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.


We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.


The responsibilities of Training and Development Specialist may include, but are not limited to:

  • Training and certifying all vendor Watch Officer personnel, the Technical Editor, and the Site Lead as they onboard.
  • Maintaining and sustaining the CWMD Watch training plan including updating new tasks as they are developed within CWMD, developing curriculum for new tasks and scheduling the training of the new tasks.
  • Develop a reinforcement training plan. Reinforcement training shall cover all watch tasks over specified period (i.e. 3 months) to ensure proficiency. This period can also be utilized over time to rectify personnel annually.
  • Perform remedial training with watch officers who display difficulty with performing specific tasks or perform tasks incorrectly.
  • Take direction from the Site Lead and/or the Federal Team Lead in the course of their duties.
  • Work with the Site Lead and Federal Team Lead to provide feedback on personnel who cannot perform tasks to standard by delineating the specified task or tasks, what the failure consisted of, and corrective actions taken to retrain the watch officer on the failed tasks.
  • Be able to perform duties both at the CWMD Watch desk within the National Operations Center and within the CWMD Operations section where a mock Ops center will be available to train off shift personnel.
  • Available to perform watch officer duties up to 50% of their allotted hours to facilitate onsite training of uncertified personnel.
  • Developing and updating training curriculum.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • 5+ years’ relevant experience; ie. training specialist for the Center for Disaster Preparedness or as a Military Instructor (higher level degrees may substitute years of experience: 2 years for a Masters or 4 years for a PhD).
  • Understanding of law enforcement practices and interfaces.
  • Strong communication and technical presentation skills, a teamwork mentality, and proficiency in Microsoft Office are required.
  • Active Top Secret (with SCI eligibility preferred) clearance desired.
  • Candidates must be able to pass a DHS Suitability Check (US Citizenship required).

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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