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 13-1871-DE-AM-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 ANNOUNCEME

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Training Center Yorktown, Training Division, Engineering and Weapons Branch, Yorktown, VA



Duties

This position serves as an Instructor and Technical Expert in the "Electronics Technician FT-05 MK 02 Mod 1 Fire Control System Course" and for the Electronics Technician (ET) rating.

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

Developing course materials and curricula; making modifications as required due to changes in subject matter, student needs, or technology

Conducting evaluations of lessons against approved curriculum outlines and making appropriate changes
 

Evaluating the effectiveness of instructor's training, performance and ability

Participating in performance based review boards to ensure that the school employs proper instructional techniques

Maintaining authoratative expertise in the USCG's ET rating; and current industry, equipment and practices

Maintaining and making available the MK-92 equipment for Day/Night convenings of the FT-05 course