US DHS FLETC Firearms Instructor A_FITP-601
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US DOE NTC TRF-420, Tactical Response Force 2 Instructor
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• Acting Unit Commander of 2A when required with full signature authority.
• Establishes training objectives and directs training activities including squad physical training and team building. Also organized in cooperation with other convoy commanders a unit teambuilding day with physical training.
• Develops short and long-range plans for accomplishment of established goals and objectives for squad performance.
• Knowledge of NNSA Transportation Safeguard System to include security and classification.
• Knowledge of regulations, publications, policies, and standard operating procedures to ensure their compliance throughout the squad.
• Experience with interacting with DOD, NNSA, NNSA contractors, state, and other Federal law enforcement agencies to ensure mission success.
• Knowledge of Federal Agent qualifications and the Human Reliability Program (HRP) to ensure that subordinates meet all requirement and certifications as required by law to ensure proper resource assignments with the operational missions.
Command over 40 agents including team leaders, in a widely dispersed convoy. Responsible for controlling their position and interval during movement, and security during scheduled and unscheduled stops. Has primary responsibility for tactical response planning, and assumes command of all shipment personnel and operations upon the initiation of an attack or other emergency. Assumes Command authority in planning and executing tactical response procedures, advises the vehicle team on the best approach to defending, securing and safeguarding nuclear shipments including the following: directs the execution of mounted and dismounted counteroffensive maneuvers, establishes and maintains defensive perimeters, contains adversary forces, recaptures and recovers lost assets, declares and enforces a National Security Area, directs the establishment of safety and security cordons, and evaluates cargo status to identify radioactive or explosive hazards.
Redistributes work assignments as necessary, assures that agents adhere to classified operating procedures, monitors work in progress and spot checks work not requiring review, and provides guidance on new or unusual problems that arise. Plays a primary role in the security planning prior to trip departures, assessing multiple issues and factors related to shipment and security during convoy operations. Collaborates with planners, Duty Officers, Deputy Directors, and intelligence operations specialists, the pre-operational planning of shipment schedules, routes, stops, and associated actions. Provides highly regarded technical input on developing security plans associated with the defense of nuclear materials shipments.
Directs and coordinates the Incident Command System (ICS), and provides Protective Action Recommendations and guidance to subordinate vehicle commanders, firefighters and other first responders. Directs emergency management procedures, coordinates incident response with cooperating agencies, interacts with the public, and assumes a leadership role in the absence of higher authority due to casualties or other circumstances.
Completed 120-day detail as a Special Response Force Training Specialist. Responsible for maintaining current agent qualifications, and semi annual advance training venue. Scheduled ranges, and tracked Agents training in QTS system. Evaluated safety and mitigated hazards using the Operation Risk Management system and worked with TRACOM for logistical support, munitions support, and federal contracting to conduct training in Ft. Chaffee Arkansas. Briefed upper management on concept of operations for more than one training event from concept to after action.
Selected as a member of the Composite Adversary Team (CAT) by the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight. Serves with other DOE CAT members from across the DOE complex in assisting the Office of Security and Cyber Evaluations' inspectors as they conduct performance testing on various aspects of security at DOE facilities. Responsibilities include the planning, preparing, and rehearsing then executing tactical assaults against specific targets to achieve test objectives. Role-playing in limited scope performance tests to assess specific elements of a site's protection system. This may vary from very specific closely scripted scenarios to free-play scenarios based on protection force reaction.
Counseled, coached, and supervised up to ten personnel on personal and professional growth. Trained up to ten personnel on various operational skills and interpersonal skills and in job related physical fitness and muscular conditioning. Responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over one and a quarter million dollars of sensitive equipment including weapons, vehicles and other sensitive items.
Forty-six months experience in the U.S. Army working in security operations. Gathered, analyzed, and reported information to attain organizational goals. Engaged in activities which required attention to and awareness of safety and security of personnel, facilities and equipment. Familiar with a variety of weaponry and use of proper force. Able to perform multiple tasks efficiently in pressure situations. Skilled in operation of a wide range of motor vehicles, defensive driving techniques and all safety procedures applicable to operation and maintenance of vehicles. Familiar with the use of night vision, thermal and other surveillance equipment as well as radios in support of security related functions.
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