Cool Jobs: Personnel Recovery Training Specialist

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There are a few jobs out there that, functionally speaking, allow you to be a superhero. And then there are other jobs, like this listing for a personnel recovery training specialist, that allow you to teach superheroes. That makes you, like, an ultra uber superhero.

The position, which leads this week's installment of Cool Jobs, involves travel to "potentially dangerous" overseas environments--but if you're looking for something a bit closer to him, there are other great openings here in administration, entertainment, and security. Click through below to check them out.

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Cool Jobs: Personnel Recovery Training Specialist

Average salary: $59,000

Description: In coordination with the Program Specialist, the Training Coordinator will develop applicable training programs to meet the needs of all Agency personnel who could potentially be involved in a personnel recovery situation including employees assigned to Missions in non-permissive environments and Agency leadership; and Agency entities which could possibly be involved in isolated incidents. Develop area-specific training programs for at risk personnel that include, but are not limited to, situational awareness, in-country threats, defensive driving, trauma care, weapons awareness, personal safety, communications and equipment, hostage survival, and  hostage rescue behaviors. Develop methodologies for priority training of those employees who are most at risk. Develop a training program for Agency Management to provide a better understanding of the PR program; accountability and liability; initial steps to be taken when an individual is missing; and overall management of an isolating incident. Develop training schedules and classes that are conducive, to the best extent possible, to all entities.  This may include travel to overseas entities to provide training.

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Average salary: $30,000

Description: Under the general direction of the Lab Manager, and General Manager, the general responsibilities of this position is to produce quality eyewear that meets all standards set forth by the company and maintain the lab equipment per company guidelines.   We are a one hour optical establishment and we strive to maintain that whenever possible.  Other Duties: Maintain a level of professionalism as required by the company handbook and follow the policies and procedures. Upon completion of 90 days, a lab technician must be able to do both surface and finish lenses. Breakage is to be maintained below 4%. Perform daily, weekly, and monthly equipment maintenance and cleaning as well as minor repairs. Maintain level of workmanship and quality dictated by company standards.

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Average salary: $67,000

Description: This position manages the Financial Aid Department for a University. The VP - Financial Aid is charged with the establishment and delivery of a Financial Aid program that can successfully respond to the needs of students following Title IV certification.  This position directs the managers of three team in the delivery of Financial Aid to our students.  The incumbent is ultimately responsible for adherence to all related laws and regulations as well as for the training of employees regarding compliance and business processes. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer of the University.

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Average salary: $44,000

Description: Provide for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Preserve order and act to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises. Respond to routine and emergency situations. Duties include: Standing a post for 8 to 16 hours while wearing duty equipment and personal protective equipment weighing up to 30 pounds (includes a required ballistic vest) while exposed to all weather conditions. Ability to properly and effectively wear or use personal protective equipment, including that used to prevent exposure to chemical, biological, or radiological agents. Acuity of senses and ability of expression sufficient to allow essential, accurate communication by written, spoken, audible, visible, or other signals. Ability to operate both as a member of a team and independently at incidents of uncertain duration. The ability to maintain mental alertness, deductive, and inductive reasoning, memory, and reliable judgment, to include operating a motor vehicle – even under emergency conditions.

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Average salary: $42,000

Description: Develops and interprets policies, practices and procedures to protect employees and assets by ensuring compliance with DOT, company policies and procedures. Create quarterly safety newsletters. Develops  monthly  "tool box talk"  program for drivers, night and day warehouse staff. Serves as a safety expert along with HR during compliance reviews and/or litigation. Reviews Company's CSA profile. Maintains company's DOT accident Register. Responsible for all post-accident drug testing and accident investigation. Serves as the liaison with the insurance company as related to any vehicle accidents. Oversees  and  reviews  company  driver's  duty  logs  audit  verification processes. In house company advisor on alcohol and controlled substance testing and compliance matters. Responsible for replying to inquiries for previous employment information and past substance and alcohol testing information. Tracks, collects, responds to, signs off and maintains company 's roadside inspection reports. Provide policy (HR and OPS approved) compliance and safety information.

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Average salary: $65,000

Description: Build production ready digital and print files. Provide visual quality assurance (QA) to ensure pages match design specs. Use your mastery of all key web and print graphics programs  (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) as problem solving tools in your work. Work with the traffic and production departments and art director closely to schedule time and meet deadlines. Ability to prepare and deliver creative assets for digital advertising projects by producing specifications for print and web.

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Average salary: $55,000

Description: We are looking to hire a Certified HazMat Trainer to be responsible for overall Hazmat/DG training of Panalpina USA, including training & certification needs analysis, training roll out planning, scheduling and enrollment, conduct and facilitate training courses, record training and keep track of certification status, and evaluation. Identify specific learning and development solutions to comply with HazMat requirement of Air, Ocean, and Logistics products. To provide training sessions to the operations employees who handle HazMat/DG to ensure proper certifications are in place and renewed. To create, develop and produce the required training content (training slides, workbooks, job-aids, online learning sessions).

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Base pay: Unspecified, hourly wage

Description: Starz Entertainment/ Anchor Bay Films is looking for Fall interns to work directly with the Film Acquisitions team. Required Skills: Complete general administrative tasks including handling phones, filing, and scanning documents. Organize submissions and maintain log of incoming and outgoing screeners. Cover scripts, evaluate film submissions and provide notes. Research and compile metadata for films that are being considered for acquisition. Maintain various spreadsheets regarding potential acquisitions and update as needed. Assist with film festival preparation.

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