Linxx Global Solutions GATA Preventing Terrorist Attacks on Bus and Rail Systems (PTABRS) Instructor in Virginia Beach, Virginia
Linxx Global Solutions (Linxx) is currently seeking experienced Preventing Terrorist Attacks on Bus and Rail Systems (PTABRS) Instructors to fill Independent Contractor training positions in support of the Global Anti-terrorism Assistance II (ATA) program. Applicants must have a training background and be willing to travel, both domestically and abroad, for short-term assignments.
Linxx is a fast-growing Government contracting company, with corporate offices located in Virginia Beach, VA and contract support offices operating in 11 locations across the U.S. Linxx is a well-run, lean company with an excellent past performance record. We are dedicated to improving the security of America and her allies through insightful analysis, creative product development, and exceptional customer service.
Note: These are not entry-level positions—the applicant must be able to validate previous instructor experience in the form of certifications, official documentation, and verifiable employment experience. Prior to working on this contract, candidates must be verified by the ATA Program Office.
PTABRS Course Description This eight-day course will provide 24 participants with the understanding necessary to develop counterterrorism strategies for public transportation systems; establish partnerships with public transportation stakeholders through collaboration, coordination, and communication strategies and activities; recognize critical indicators of public transportation vulnerabilities; and employ this knowledge to draft a comprehensive security vulnerability assessment for the inclusion into a security and crisis operations plan. Current trends in terrorism motives and methodologies will also be covered. A threaded practical exercise and a capstone field exercise will be used to enhance classroom instruction and provide participants the opportunity to understand how the topics and strategies taught can improve the safety and security posture of their respective bus and rail systems. Responsibilities
Responsible for conducting classroom instruction, presentations, and exercises in accordance with the guidelines and directives set forth by the Department of State Diplomatic Security Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA). Facilitators must be willing to travel to developing countries and U.S. training sites to perform duties;
Responsible for ensuring only current DS/T/ATA approved training materials (lesson plans, participant handouts, videos, case studies, etc.) are used in the delivery of DS/T/ATA courses;
Liaise with the DS/T/ATA Training Delivery Coordinator (TDC) on all aspects of training and accept and follow any specific instruction provided by that DS/T/ATA TDC;
Coordinate classroom preparation;
Administer Pre/Post Course Knowledge Surveys utilizing DS/T/ATA;
Administer Course Participant Skills Evaluations (when appropriate) utilizing DS/T/ATA approved format;
Administer Course Critiques utilizing DS/T/ATA approved format;
Responsible for the day-to-day operational activities as reflected in the program of instruction;
Responsible for validating, justifying, and reporting any deviations from the program of instruction;
Interact professionally outside of normal training hours with course participants and training venue officials when appropriate and approved by ATA.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in the field. Three years’ subject matter-related experience may be substituted for one year of education.
Ten years of direct public transportation security experience, ten years of which must be specialized experience in leading supervising, planning, and conducting operations in PTABRS security environment.
Experience with the development and exercise of a bus and rail system security plan to include memorandums of understanding (MOUs), crisis response planning, and other inter-agency collaboration.
Successful annual medical screening.
Successful completion of the ATA instructor skills course.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office products