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Job Title:Training Technician

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NCAR-13-091

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$35,971.00 to $46,760.00 / Per Year


Friday, June 14, 2013 to Monday, July 15, 2013




Full Time - Indefinite


1 vacancy in the following location:
Raeford, NC United StatesView Map


Open to areas 1, 2 and 3


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your State and your community!



NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Army National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.


WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE.  Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.


POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Indefinite). This position is to be filled indefinite. Individuals selected for the position may be terminated upon the receipt of a 30 day notice if a shortage of funds or workload so dictates. Selected individual will be eligible for retirement and insurance benefits. Selected individual may be non-competitively converted to a permanent status if this position becomes permanently funded.




MD #: 2741-08L


  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Rank Requirement: ENL (E7 & below).
  • Compatibility Requirement: ENL: 42, 92, Predominate MOS of unit.


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Responsible for military training by devising and implementing training plans, guidelines and procedures, reports and assessments for the unit and individuals assigned.  Ensures that training is conducted in accordance with Army training doctrine.  Prepares training guidelines, individual training records, operation orders, mobilization plans, SOP’s, and readiness reports.  Prepares for unit yearly training workshop to develop yearly training plan with unit leadership.  Prepares for monthly unit training meetings.  Prepares training schedules and plans for approval of commander and higher headquarters.  Maintains training guidance and documents as required by higher headquarters.  Prepares training and evaluation outlines and lesson plans.  Prepares automated requests for orders.  Prepares correspondence for approval by commander or higher level supervisor.  As required, completes training expenditure forecasts.  Coordinates training programs for the unit to include the scheduling of training areas, obtaining equipment and other materials required for testing of personnel and training scorer/evaluators or test officers.  Procures, designs, reproduces, and distributes a variety of training aids, map overlays, and transparencies that are necessary to unit personnel for the efficient operation and training of the unit.  Requests, allocates, and monitors the usage of training ammunition for the unit.  Ensures ammunition requests are submitted and fully justified and in-keeping with authorization and issuance of ammunition.  Forwards unit’s request for training ammunition. Manages the military schools program of the unit.  Coordinates with higher headquarters to obtain quotas for personnel to attend schools (Service, NCO, Special, etc.).  Manages use of school quotas, training support mandays and other training resources as allocated to the unit.  Prepares and forwards requests for training for all unit members ensuring applicants are eligible to attend the school requested and all prerequisites have been met.  Prepares or requests the appropriate personnel actions (e.g. ASI or MOS award) upon completion of required training and other qualifications.  Coordinates, schedules, and monitors the use of training facilities, areas and ranges for annual and inactive duty training.  Makes recommendations regarding training facilities best suited to the unit in achieving its goals and objectives.  Initiates requests for equipment training support to higher, adjacent, and other military commands to support unit training objectives.  As directed, operates and maintains indoor firing range facility.  Develops the unit Mission Essential Task List (METL) and provides input for the yearly training plan.  Assembles and maintains statistics on weapons qualification, crew qualifications/table certifications, Army Physical Fitness Test, weight control, Common Task Testing, Military Occupational Skill Qualification and other critical data as required.  Trains unit leaders on how to maintain leader books and other training material as directed by the command.  Prepares and maintains the unit’s Training Assessment Module (TAM). Assists in maintaining working relationships with local officials, clubs, etc., for a variety of such purposes as armory security coordination with police, suitability investigations, armory rental, unit participation in celebrations, or fund raising drives, and to provide public information about the National Guard.  Works with community organizations to obtain support for the National Guard.  As directed, attends meetings as the National Guard representative to effectively coordinate the National Guard’s participation in civic activities.  As required, assists in completing supply transactions for the unit in the absence of the Supply NCO/Technician.  Requisitions, receives, stores, issues and accounts for supplies and equipment such as rations, ammunition, fuel, clothing, office supplies, forms and publications, communications, equipment, small arms, tool sets, vehicles, etc.  Posts, updates and maintains in current status unit property records such as hand receipts, and equipment checklists.  Initiates reports of survey when necessary and statements of charges for lost damaged or destroyed property. As required, assists in completing administrative and personnel transactions for the unit.  Prepares or assists in preparing critical personnel documents.  Prepares correspondence for the unit.  When required, prepares and submits pay documents to higher headquarters.

Performs recruiting duties to maintain the unit at authorized strength.  Establishes personal contact and maintains effective working relationships with assigned recruiters, public officials, civic groups, veterans’ organizations, schools, active duty recruiters and other organizations and groups.  Participates in school activities such as “career days” for the purpose of informing individuals and groups of the benefits of belonging to the National Guard. In the absence of janitorial staff, works with other assigned full time support personnel to care for clean and maintain the National Guard Armory, including lawn care and general user maintenance. Performs other duties as assigned.

PD: D1096000


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Minimum Requirements:  Progressively responsible clerical experience or other work which demonstrated the ability to acquire and to apply a practical knowledge and understanding of the program objectives, policies, procedures, and requirements relating to the work of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.


Specialized Experience:  Must have at least 9 months experience, education, or training which included administrative, clerical or support duties. Experience assembling data into proper formats as directed by oral or written instructions. Experience with maintaining records and establishing a filing system. Experience and ability to follow agency directives in monitoring and controlling a testing environment.  


Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process. KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume'. 


1. Knowledge of military training programs and operations of the organization and supported units sufficient to plan training, coordinate training requirements, prepare training guidelines and lesson plans, and document training.

2. Knowledge of individual and collective deployment requirements sufficient to assist in the collection and preparation of required readiness reporting documentation.

3. Knowledge of the staff and organizations manual sufficient to prepare an operations order with applicable annexes, maps, and supporting documents.

4. Knowledge of training requirements, physical security, and safety programs sufficient to assist with the preparation for and the conduct of inspections/evaluations of subordinate units.

5. Knowledge of organizational operations and mission requirements sufficient to assist in the development of mission essential tasks to include individual and collective supporting tasks.

6. Knowledge of command schools management program sufficient to advise subordinate unit personnel on the use of automated training resource request systems regarding the availability of quotas, application input and approvals, course prerequisites, and funding directives.  

7. Knowledge of recurring training requirements sufficient to recommend, plan, and schedule training events, request and schedule training facilities, and manage the organizational training ammunition needs and usage.

8. Knowledge of the command training funds system sufficient to assist with the preparation of request and usage documents. 

9. Knowledge of training resource allocation procedures sufficient to determine the qualification levels of assigned unit personnel, forecast unit training requirements, and request training courses.

10. Knowledge of physical security requirements sufficient to assist in the management and control of classified documents, operational security materials, communication security equipment/documents, and computer security items.

11. Knowledge of strength maintenance procedures of the unit in order to assist in the performance, coordination, and support of recruiting activities.

12. Knowledge and skill in the usage of automated systems.

Quality of Experience: Level of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.   The applicant's record of experience training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the Miscellaneous Administration and Program Positions.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 months of specialized experience. Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e., 36 weeks of substantially full-time hours, or the equivalent) for the first 12 months of the required experience. For experience in excess of 24 months, education in schools above the high school level may be substituted at the rate of one academic year of education for six months of experience. Each 30 semester hours credited must have included at least 6 semester hours of courses which are directly related to the type of work of the position.

Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Army National Guard (NCARNG).  Assignment to a compatible Enlisted (E7 & below) position in the NCARNG is mandatory.  (ENL MOS: 42, 92, Predominate MOS of unit)


Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (ANACI minimum).


Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.



Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To validate your qualifications for this job, a review of your résumé and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.  If, after reviewing your résumé and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have misrepresented your qualifications and/or experience, your rating will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


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Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:

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This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.


2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, July 15, 2013 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The 'Details' page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow youto review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do NOT fax the papaer application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 906677

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, July 15, 2013 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  • Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  • Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
  • Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


The following documents are REQUIRED for this job announcement:

  • Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)
  • Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)


The following documents are NOT required for this job announcement:

Transcripts (optional - required if using education to substitute for experience)

  • Military Resume (optional -explain actual duties performed with the MOS/AFSC, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous (optional - related certifications, licenses, etc.)

Demographics Data (optional - Applicants are requested to identify, in a separate attachment, their race, gender, and national origin.  Submission of this information is voluntary and will be used in support of the NCNG Equal Employment Opportunity Programs.)


Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.


Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:





Robert Harrelson
Phone: (919)664-6000x12261
Agency Information:
NGNC 130th MEB
4240 West Boulavard
Charlotte, NC


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the closing date, a review of your complete application will be completed to validate your qualification status.  If qualified, your documents will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. 


***Ensure that your email and phone contacts are current.***

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