Tetra Tech, a leader in consulting, engineering, environmental science and technical services worldwide has a challenging and immediate opportunity for a highly motivated professional in our growing Pro-Telligent business unit. We are a diverse company, embracing talented individuals with expertise in project management, subject matter, global health, engineering, construction, safety, security, and information technology.
PRO-Telligent, A Tetra Tech Company, is seeking an experienced ERU/PSU Police Lead Training Mentor.
The Emergency Response Unit (ERU)/ Police Support Unit (PSU) Training Mentor is responsible for helping the ERU/PSU become more effective in performing their specialized missions, especially as transition of responsibility for domestic civil order and security is nearing completion from United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) to the Liberian National Police (LNP). S/he will mentor and advise ERU/PSU leadership and officers and train LNP/ERU/PSU trainers. The ERU/PSU Training Mentor shall report to the ERU/PSU Lead Training Mentor. S/he shall communicate regularly with the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Director in Monrovia and coordinate efforts with the Contracting Officer (CO) and/or Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), will work with LNP to develop or implement an existing personnel plan; and mentoring and developing the ERU/PSU in order to increase retention of material learned in training as well as model appropriate behaviors and attitudes for officers.
Additional duties include but are not limited to:
Providing advice to the U.S. Embassy, INL bilateral senior advisors, UNPOL, the MOJ, the LNP, and other key partners on matters relating to the development of criteria for selection, vetting, and training of persons selected for the ERU/PSU.
Providing advice to the INL Director in Monrovia and to INL’s senior bilateral police advisor on programmatic challenges and areas where U.S. Embassy intervention could help achieve INL and the U.S. government’s goals and objectives.
Monitoring equipment and facilities provided to the ERU/PSU by the U.S. government.
Developing procurement specifications for equipment purchases and infrastructure development for the ERU/PSU.
Coordinating with and mentoring ERU/PSU administrative staff, in consultation and coordination with the Senior Advisors.
Graduate of any U.S. local, state, or Federal law enforcement academy and SWAT training school (min 40 hrs)
2 years of experience in a leadership position of a SWAT unit
5 years of recent police experience in a full-service U.S. local or state police agency, excluding training.
Ability to build and maintain key relationships in a culturally diverse environment and negotiate the resolution of conflicting views to enable project implementation
In possession of a current and valid national driving license for at least one year
Certification as a trainer in emergency response or related areas
Ability to possess/maintain MRPT certification
Expertise in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Fluent in English
Experience in three or more of the following areas:
First Line Supervision / line level command experience
Project development and management
Executive leadership development
Community policing and outreach
Armed police support and specialized units
Police reform and restructuring
Graduate of FBI National Academy or similar training
Five or more years of supervision/management experience
Experience managing/directing training unit or police academy
Ability to effectively build coalitions
Strong communication skills with the ability to mediate problems
Decision-making ability to accomplish strategic aims and objectives
Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.
Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at http://www.tetratech.com/ to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.
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Job Closing Date: Ongoing