You must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level or equivalent qualifying pay band or other pay systems in the Federal Government that has given you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position. Typically we would find this work experience within a military training environment managing Formal Training Schools, Career Development Courses (CDC), Professionial Military Education (PME), Air Force Testing, On the Job (OTJ) program and other prescribed training. (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).
See KSAs listed in 'How you will be evaluated'
Substitution of Education: Master's Degree or equivalent graduate degree or two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or OR LL.B or J.D., in a relevant field of study (e.g., Education). This education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of a Training Specialist and is related to the duties of this position. If you are qualifying based on education, an official copy of your college transcript to is required.
Combining Experience and Education: Equivalent combinations or successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements. For more information on combining experience and education, please refer to website: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-IV/A/GS-ADMIN.HTM.
NOTE: Foreign education must be evaluated by an approved organization. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be of some help in providing information on these organizations. Visit: Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org/
***Also, include an English translation of the foreign transcript. ***
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Fly in military and/or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty (TDY) assignments. (2) Incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. (3) Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as designated for this position. (4) This is a drug testing designated position and incumbent is subject to random drug testing.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Please note if duplicate/multiple application materials are submitted, we will consider the most recent submission as the one of record. If you do not meet the screen out questions, you will not receive any further consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans within the same quality category. Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire. You will receive a rating based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position. If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. Highly Qualified- Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): (1) Comprehensive knowledge of military personnel policies, Reserve mission, training methods and programs and Air Force Testing Programs. (2) Knowledge of automated systems, personal computers, and software. (3) Ability to analyze data/products to determine adequacy of training programs. (4) Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals, both orally and in writing, using tact and courtesy.