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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 9:56 PM

It's an exciting time to be at the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA)! GLWA employs hundreds of technical and administrative staff, all working to ensure safe, healthy sewage treatment and to provide our award-winning drinking water to more than 80 wholesale customers in Michigan. A career with GLWA can be rewarding, with opportunities for professional development and advancement.Summary:The Training Specialist is responsible for providing training and development to all employee levels. Develops course materials and instruction on courses. Collaborates with subject matter experts to determine training needs and develop coursework for education credit as recognized by regulatory agencies. Conduct training and facilitation.Essential Job Functions: Develop, recommend and implement new and/or improved training programs to promote efficient plant operations using internal and external sources.Develop course outlines, instructor guides, participant guides, training manuals and training exercises and other instructional material.Research, develop and implement cost effective, innovative and alternative training techniques.Facilitate formal classroom and on-the-job technical and related training sessions.Engage qualified Departmental and external subject matter experts to teach special courses.Evaluate course content, training techniques and results to ensure optimum success.Monitor and maintain training material inventory and supplies.Prepare, submit and maintain appropriate records, reports and evaluations.Perform work on all shifts in accordance with training needs. A valid Michigan Driver's License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain.Follow safety and security policies and procedures in carrying out work duties.Provide on the job training. Prepare and submit appropriate records, reports and evaluations.Perform related work duties as assigned. Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree; with specialization in education, training and development and/or instructional coursework. Two (2) years of experience facilitating training and instructional design involving a variety of instructional media Valid Michigan driver's license Physical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.This position requires the ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods, operating a vehicle, commuting to GLWA work sites; verbal acuity; manual dexterity. This position may be required to wear a respirator/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus at specified job sites.Environmental Working Requirements: This position requires the ability to work in the plant or office environment with exposure to computer screens, working in teams and closely with all staffing levels.KNOWLEDGE OF: Adult learning theory, training and curriculum development Methods and techniques related to the performance of needs assessments and the design of instructional material A variety of training methods (web-based, web-cast, classroom, reading, video, etc.) Principles of organization and general administrative practices including budget preparation and administration, personnel management, contract, and project management Policies, rules, laws and legal provisions applicable to GLWA Procedures of administrative processes as well as water and wastewater operations SKILL TO: Facilitate training programs and conduct meetings Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Design and utilize coursework for multiple training methods, including on-the-job training, classroom training, electronic learning, internet-based training, multimedia program, distance learning, and other computer-based instructional technologies, as well as simulations, conferences, retreats and workshops Establish and maintain interpersonal relationships with a wide variety of employees at all levels in a diverse environment Prepare lesson plans, presentations, case studies, job aids, and other instructional materials Assess training needs Resolve organizational issues and conflicts with regard to training Efficiently budget and contain training costs Demonstrate commitment to learning and continuing professional development Facilitate training programs and motivate others Understand and follow verbal and written instructions Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Department about process, equipment or potential problems Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software Direct team activities or to work as a team member Use advanced technology ABILITY TO: Work effectively in a team-based, flexible workforce with minimal supervision Instruct all audience types effectively Facilitate learning and alleviate transitional concern Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety


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