Job Overview

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career?  If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.  DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters.  The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations.  Make an impact; join DHS.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.  

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-1881-SE-PW-M.  APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.  

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.  

This position is located in DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, Aviation Training Center Mobile, Training Division, Sensors/C4ISR Branch, in Mobile, AL.

Duties

The incumbent serves as a training specialist at the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Sensors/C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) Training Branch, USCG Aviation Training Center (ATC), in Mobile, AL.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:

  • Directing, managing, developing, planning, and overseeing all aspects of existing and potential upgrades of C4ISR sensor systems training and standardization programs for USCG fixed-wing assets
  • Managing assigned Sensors Branch Fixed-Wing personnel to include initial grounds school and refresher training schedules and associated administrative functions
  • Conducting training, as required, in operational flight simulators, part-task sensor/C4ISR trainers, computer-based training, and/or on-site standardization and qualification training
  • Researching and/or analyzing current and future aviation sensor training requirements, including new and emerging communication systems, on both existing and future Coast Guard aircraft
  • Maintaining liaison with other Coast Guard command elements for development and implementation of future sensor system upgrades