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Job Title:TRAINING TECHNICIAN (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-292-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$57,408.00 to $74,628.00 / Per Year


Friday, June 21, 2013 to Monday, July 22, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Mansfield, OH United StatesView Map


Open to Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard


The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:

179th Airlift Wing

1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH 44903

This position is being announced concurrently as an AGR position.  To view the AGR job announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at






This position is located at an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing, Mission Support Group, Force Support Squadron (FSS), Force Development Office. The primary pyrpose of this position is to serve as the Force Development Manager and office of primary responsibility (OPR) for unit training programs managed in support of the Wing and its geographically separated units (GSUs). The office provides technical guidance and assistance to commanders, managers, supervisors at all levels regarding education and training programs in support of federal, state and local missions, ensuring programs are in place to manage upgrade, qualification, in-garrison, expeditionary training and other military training functions as well as to administer post high school technical education and college programs.



Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Open to Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: MSgt (E-7)
  • Maximum Military Rank/Grade: SMSgt (E-8)
  • Compatible AFSC: 3S291


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1. Program Management: Plans, directs, control, and oversees all elements of the Education, Training and Distance Learning Programs. Ensures Unit Training Managers (UTMs) and Additional Duty Training Managers (ADTMs) are qualified in, and knowledgeable of their responsibilities. Incumbent support unit-training programs contributing to mission capability, and administers military training program for all units serviced by the Force Support Squadron (FSS). Manages programs involving on-the-job training (OJT), formal school training, Air Force Institute Advanced Distributed Learning (AFIADL) training, Professional Military Education (PME), and ancillary training . Job categories and areas for which training is administered involve a wide variety of technical professional, clerical and wage occupations representative of a complex military organization. Plan compiles and forecast requirement for formal school training for out years based on retirements and other attrition projections, conversion of weapons systems, etc. Monitors and reviews all applications for training to ensure proper documentation and justification are requirements in accordance with Air Force and NGB directives. Develops statistical trend analysis on the status of training for the organizations serviced. Provides information to commanders and coordinate actions. Manage all officer and enlisted classification actions. Reviews the initial classification for newly accessed personnel.


2. Advisory Services: Provides Education and Training advisory services to commanders and staff on all education and training programs. Advises commanders, unit personnel, and training activities on way to improve their OJT program. Recommends cost-effective processes to meet specialty qualifications, skill level upgrade requirements, and PME applications. Explains goals and objectives; provide instructional methods, and determines training requirements. Analyzes training data for trends, advises the installation commander, and coordinates corrective action.


3. Classification: Confers with management and other key operating personnel to discuss training needs, problems and goals. Establishes training abjectives through objectives through analysis of training reports, unit input, course feedback, and USAF, ANG, and gaining command directives. Manages personnel Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) classification and oversees the utilization of assigned personnel. Monitors the classification system toensure all personnel identified for upgrade meet the mandatory requirements for award of the AFSC.


4. Data Management: Manages data in computer based systems. OPR and trainer for UTMs on the use of Training Business Area (TBA) and Air Force Training Record (AFTR), Military Personnel Data System (MILPDS) and advance Distributed Learning System (ADLS).


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This is a Permanent  position 


Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: MSgt (E-7)
  • Maximum Military Grade: SMSgt (E-8)
  • Compatible AFSC: 3S291

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.


It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.


It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.




General Experience

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:(GS-1702-11) - Must have at least 36 months experience

1.Experience, education or training assembling data into proper formats as directed by oral or written instructions.


2. Experience with maintaining records and establishing a filing system.


3. Experience and ability to follow agency directives in monitoring and controlling a testing environment.


4. Experience in developing lesson plans and assuring plans are followed.


5. Experience obtaining training materials and setting up training equipment (i.e., audio-visual, training aids, etc.).


6. Experience receiving, consolidating and analyzing data from subordinate levels and following agency directives using data to prepare plans and reports.


7. Experience  determining requirements; requisition, receive, store, and account for test materials. 


8. Experience determining requirements, securing and coordinating the use of training sites, facilities, and materials.


9. Experience interpreting and adapting guidelines to specific training requirements.


10. Experience overseeing a controlled testing environment.


11.  Experience determining an organizations education or training needs through analysis and interpretation of a wide variety of directives and to ensure training objectives are met.


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.


This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 


If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 


Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.


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 occupational questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position.


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

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:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit:

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit:

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


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (See Required Documents section below)

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire


The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on Monday, July 22, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers link to submit your application package.

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

NOTE:  To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,  , select the Application Status link and then click on 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, long 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 you to review and track the status of your application.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 912622.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire

3. Fax 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.


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience and include dates the work was performed)
  • Current Unit of Assignment
  • Current Military Rank/Grade
  • Current MOS/AFSC

Your application may need to include:

  • Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience)

NOTE:  Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURGED to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.  Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.  If you choose to use your personal resume; please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.


Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below


Phone: (419)520-6122
Agency Information:
179th Airlift Wing
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your qualification status and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Online Questionnaire

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