Conduct and lead conferences (Initial Planning Conference, Mid-Term Planning Conference, MSELs Conference, Final Planning Conference, and After-Action Conference) briefings, planning meetings, walk-throughs, and debriefs.
Schedule, plan, and execute planning conferences, exercise events, and planning workshops.
Maintain exercise tracking, application, and statistical information.
Assist in the development of exercise objectives and identify relevant Capabilities and Critical Task Lists.
Draft exercise scenarios, discussion questions, injects, and Simulation Cell plans to drive exercise play.
Perform duties as exercise facilitator, moderator, controller, Simulation Cell lead, or evaluator as needed or requested.
Provide necessary logistical and administrative support for all exercises, as needed or requested.
Support RHCC operations during planned and unplanned events.
Perform other duties that may be assigned.
Bachelor Degree preferred.
Licenses and Certification
HSEEP (Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program) certificate required.
Master Exercise Practitioner certification, or eligible for enrollment in program within 6 months of hire.
Illinois Professional Emergency Manager or other professional emergency management certification preferred.
Possess valid Illinois Driver’s license with a good driving record.
Experience and Skills
Technical Experience: 10 years of relevant experience in Emergency Management or Workforce Education required if no bachelor degree
Experience in the development and execution of tabletop, functional and full-scale exercises.
Strong leadership and project management skills necessary to organize and lead planning conferences and coordinate activities.
Possess the knowledge and experience in facilitating seminars, workshops, and exercises.
Outstanding professional written and communication skills.
Ability to work with multiple tasks and projects.
Demonstrated experience in working with multiple customers in support of exercises or other analytical learning events.