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Hillsborough County Government

Training Specialist (#TNGSPCGENO) GENO
$19.60-$31.11 Hourly / $3,397.33-$5,392.40 Monthly / $40,768.00-$64,708.80 Yearly


Performs duties planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing adult training programs.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university; and
Two years experience in adult teaching or coordinating adult training programs.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.          


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of applicable statutory training standards, policies and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of adult instructional course development, research, and practice.
  • Considerable knowledge of adult instructional course development and classroom presentation methods and techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable subject matter current trends and developments.
  • Skill in the application of managerial and supervisory techniques.
  • Skill in designing training programs to achieve objectives.
  • Skill in presenting training courses to adult classes.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate training activities with other organizations and individuals
  • Ability to assess staff training needs, and design appropriate training programs.
  • Ability to measure training effectiveness, compile results and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Reviews applicable technology and literature, surveys agency/department personnel, and confers with management to determine training needs.
  • Designs and implements training programs for adults to maximize student acquisition and retention of knowledge, skills, abilities, and perspectives.
  • Assesses training program effectiveness and revises programs accordingly.
  • Evaluates training program content and recommends modifications.
  • Writes lesson plans, curriculum, handouts, and other training materials.
  • Instructs in one or more technical or specialized fields.
  • Coordinates and acts as liaison with higher learning centers, training institutes and individuals to develop training courses and ensure expertise in a variety of specialized areas.
  • Monitors the training budget to ensure adequate program funding.
  • Maintains a library, records and files of training courses, registrations, course attendance, materials, and other information.
  • May supervise other staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Professional credentials and valid work experience, in a specific technical training area. Possession of a valid Driver License.

CLASS: TNGSPCGENO; EST: 5/27/1992; REV: 4/30/2012;