Dr. Shawn Jones

Oakland Public Works Department

Portrait of Dr. Shawn Jones

Oakland Public Works Department

Hi I'm Dr. Jones - CERT Basic Instructor.

I am a graduate of HBCU Langston University, Langston OK where I earned my BS Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. I continued my studies of higher learning earning multiple post-graduate degrees: Master of Urban Education, Master of Business Administration and Doctorate in Organizational Leadership with a specialization in Research, Evaluation, and Measures.

I joined the City of Oakland as the Program Analyst with Safety and Training just three short months ago - coming in with over 15 years of experience both as a Nuclear Chemist and Biological Analyst in the pharmaceutical, nuclear and petroleum industries for several Fortune 500 companies: Bayer Corporation, Exxon USA and Chiron Corporation (Novartis). I am also an accredited Subject Matter Expert on Vaccines and Hazardous Material.

I am an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. Inc. where I continue to serve in my community. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) provides me with another opportunity to service and empower my neighbors with the tools to be safe. I'm most looking forward to teaching CERT Unit 5 - Disaster Psychology, as this is my area of expertise.


Email Address: CORE@Oaklandca.gov