Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Trainer

Recruitment #181114-7717AR-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services' Office of Education and Data Management (OEDM), part of Construction Services, is currently accepting applications for two Trainers; one to teach the Connecticut State Building Code and one to teach the Connecticut State Fire Code. The positions are full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, and home office is located at 450 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford, CT. Live training is conducted across the State and includes some evening assignments.

OEDM performs credentialing responsibilities - including training, testing and records maintenance - for building code enforcement and fire officials, as well as provides code-related instruction to individuals in the allied trade and design professions. It is critical that the Trainer has experience developing and teaching live training programs in the Connecticut State Building or Fire Codes.

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.

(Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.)

This position requires some day and evening travel across the state. Applicants are required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.

Questions about these required documents or any other phase of this recruitment should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: Mitch Samal, mitchell.j.samal@ct.gov, (860) 713-5107. 

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in preparing and conducting training programs.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Prepare and conduct technical training courses and seminars in state building and fire codes; assist in planning, developing, coordinating and evaluating comprehensive training programs; conduct needs assessments; develop course objectives, curricula, outlines and contents; select and develop training methods and materials; develop assessment objectives and test questions; research codes, standards, learning materials and resources; monitor and evaluate training courses and participants' progress.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of principles and techniques of training and staff development; knowledge of education methods and techniques; ability to assess training needs and determine objectives; ability to develop, organize and conduct training courses; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of technical experience in training, staff development, or adult education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Possess a license as a Building Official or certification as a Fire Marshal, or meet the criteria to become a licensed Building Official (per CGS 29-261(a)) or certified Fire Marshal (per CGS 29-298 (a)) within 3 months of hire.
  2. Experience developing and presenting technical training for adult learners. 
  3. Experience developing assessment questions and/or practical evaluations for technical training programs.
  4. Experience training groups comprised of individuals with diverse educational backgrounds.
  5. Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts on development and/or delivery of training content.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess specialized certifications for designated positions prior to appointment.
2 Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
3 Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.