Collection Strategist / Forensic Collections Trainer

Job Description

CACI is looking for an experienced, innovative Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE) trainer to instruct forensic based human signature collection courses based out of Charlottesville, VA. To succeed in this role you must be confident in your abilities to perform confidently and independently; to include instruction of the collection of human signatures, photography, scene setting, and other forensic collections. The position requires periodic short-term CONUS travel with team members to train students on forensic collection and exploitation. Occasional short-term OCONUS travel may also be required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach forensic based Human Signature Collection courses, specializing in but not limited to forensic touch, Sensitive Site Exploitation, latent print photography, aseptic techniques, DNA trace sample collection, scene setting, and non-permissive environments.
  • Conducts forensic training courses, both on-site and off-site for the customer’s applications and systems to include lectures and hands-on sessions.
  • Ensure that training courses address all levels of customer requirements as appropriate.
  • Researches and assists in writing technical and user manuals to support training, purchase of new training gear or laboratory equipment.
  • Works with engineering, technical support, and/or applicable area to ensure that material / equipment is accurate and reflects current mission requirements.
  • Gathers course evaluations used to determine effectiveness of training sessions and incorporates feedback for constant improvement and effectiveness.
  • Works with senior level personnel and business units/technical areas to conduct assessments to ensure training needs are met.
  • Updates classroom training materials such as student handouts, lesson plans, PowerPoint slides, and practical exercises, as required due to new software, hardware or mission tasking from the client.
  • Provides normal (allowable) infrastructure maintenance of all classroom equipment.
  • Logistic support of deployable gear to various training locations.
  • Regular TDY travel CONUS with possible occasional OCONUS TDY
  • Reports student attendance at training in accordance with client/company requirements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance - will obtain TS/SCI with CI Polygraph for full performance.
  • Have a minimum of 10 years of either solely or combined experience in the following communities to include law enforcement, forensics investigations, Special Weapons and tactics, Special Operations, or Defense HUMINT.
  • Have a minimum of six years’ experience of DoD specialized forensic (overt/non-overt) collection training experience to include a specific focus on the needs of the HUMINT and Special Operations Forces' Special Mission Unit activities, specifically with WMD environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in following organizational guidelines, and identification procedures and methods governing work activities and operational security while conducting training programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small teams, plan and execute training activities, mobilization of personnel and shipping of gear.
  • Have experience and knowledge of the mission, to include extensive knowledge and experience in Human Signature collection and the preservation processes of latent prints and biometric signatures, forensic laboratory experience, site exploitation, overt and non-overt collection techniques.
  • Have a minimum of three years working within the Intelligence community utilizing all source analysis in support of forensic intelligence/signature collection products for global missions.
  • Valid US Passport
  • Valid US Driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree
  • Have extensive experience working in CONUS/OCONUS forensic labs (CEXC, JEFF, DTK) and/or extensive combat forensic collection experience.
  • Have a minimum of three years’ experience providing forensic training to SMUs and HUMINT personnel directly related to non-overt forensic collection techniques.
  • Experience working with Intelligence Community utilizing all-source analysis tradecraft to support forensic intelligence/signature collection products in support of global missions.
  • Prior exposure to working with HUMINT and CI operations.
  • Experience working identity intelligence

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.