MSD – Training Specialist – Treatment Operations

Description:

Under the direction of the Organizational Development & Training Manager, and with guidance of MSD Wastewater Treatment Operations Management, responsible for the design and delivery of the wastewater treatment training programs for MSD operations employees. Works with subject matter experts and resource materials to design training modules and related materials. Schedules classes with supervisors for their employees. Designs and delivers training programming to operations employees with special emphasis on treatment facilities. Conducts ongoing training needs analysis and updates training program to reflect needs where indicated. Works with other MSD training staff and other functional areas to provide coordinated training services across divisions, and to promote MSD programs and initiatives. Assists with the development and administration of wastewater operator guidelines. Provides support for employees working to obtain/maintain state certifications/licenses. Administers all training database functions including maintaining training participation and generating reports. Performs administrative tasks such as scheduling and communicating about training programs. Proactively participates in development of own professional skills and knowledge as a subject matter expert in the areas of wastewater treatment. Serves as subject matter expert to MSD within this area of specialty and will keep management updated on new regulations or laws related to MSD operations and training activities. Recommends strategies to improve performance of MSD treatment facility employees. Promotes both a positive work environment for MSD employees and a positive community perception of MSD. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of adult learning principles and training design and delivery methods; knowledge of wastewater process methods and collection system operations; knowledge of relevant regulatory standards, including OSHA regulations; skill in utilizing sampling and other wastewater process tools and techniques; skill in formulating training outlines and determining instructional methods; skill in oral and written communication; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel); skill in exercising tact and diplomacy; ability to provide career counseling for operations employees; ability to schedule and manage classroom and field training; ability to identify safety hazards and recommend solutions; ability to be certified as a first aid/CPR instructor; ability to prioritize work effectively; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to demonstrate presentation and public speaking skills; ability to climb and work in high places and confined spaces; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to direct the work of others; ability to maintain accurate and confidential records/information. High School Diploma or GED; certification in a technical or environmental science specialty program; three or more years experience in a related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. A Kentucky Wastewater and/or Collections License is preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have safe work and driving habits.

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Location:

Dedra Houston
MSD
700 W Liberty Street
Louisville, KY 40212

Contact Email:

dedra.houston@louisvillemsd.org

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Name:

Dedra Houston