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Job Title:Training Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NCAR-13-127

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$48,895.00 to $63,559.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 06, 2013 to Monday, October 07, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1712-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to areas 1, 2 and 3

JOB SUMMARY:

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.  Individual selected may be terminated from employment upon receipt of a 30 day notice if 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.

 

POSITION LOCATION: 139th REG

 

MD #: 1820-09L

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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: 42A, 92A/Y or Predominate MOS of unit

DUTIES:

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Assists the Training Administrator with the Total Army School System (TASS) in accomplishing command coordinating authority responsibilities. Assists the Training Administrator with various aspects of operations. Reviews data in the Army Training Requirement and Resource System (ATRRS) for appropriate input/output procedures, accuracy and quality assurance. Uses all Training Management Systems such as ATRRS, the Individual Training Requirements Module (ITRM), etc. Ensures that the training institute and TASS organizations adhere to timelines established by the Training Management Life Cycle either through command and control or coordinating authority. Assists in the management the Distance Learning Programs. Knowledge of ATRRS and various automated training management systems is required to obtain statistical data required by the Training Administrator and the staff. Identifies and implements required modifications of Programs of Instruction (POI) in accordance with
regulations and the requirements and situation of the institute. Ensures that training support materials (i.e. training support packages, references, etc.) and training aids are consistent with the POI. Reviews and evaluates training support training aids such as films, video tapes, charts, maps and photographs to ensure their adequacy and consistency with objectives. Assists in the formulation and preparation of training schedules, directives and materials for the mission. Maintains training support material/reference files and obtains updates as necessary. Maintains liaison with the Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) proponent schools, National Guard Bureau (NGB) and other TASS organizations to requests training materials and publications to supplement programs. Prepares and issues local instructor guides in accordance with proponent policies and regulations. Ensures preparation of instructors after action reports and critiques. Plans and schedules instructor proficiency
classes to help instructors attain certification and maintain their skills. Researches regulations regarding individual's participation in training programs. Serves as primary point of contact on matters relating to approved ARPRINT conducted at the institute. Advises and assists the training administrator by performing research on matters pertaining to courses. Participates in planning and developing training programs. Responds to inquiries regarding
admission requirements and procedures necessary for enrollment in scheduled programs. Assists in preparing projected annual training budgets in accordance with requirements of the state and National Guard Bureau. Monitors expenditures and use of mandays to ensure cost effectiveness and conformance to regulations. Calculates expenditures and maintains supporting records. Monitors 70230000 3 current balance in each budgetary account. Prepares documents for student participation and notifies appropriate command of those students who did not attend training. Ensures that all student records are prepared in accordance with current regulations and distributed for assessment and accreditation. Prepares materials and maintains files for Officer Candidates Schools
(OCS) Evaluation and Review boards. Coordinates with the Public Affairs Officer regarding press releases and media coverage of RTI events. Conducts briefings for various groups and individuals to promote RTI programs. Makes available to units and individuals various publications and recruiting materials. Participates in the preparation and
distribution of recruiting materials. Distributes printouts of individuals qualified for OCS to unit commanders.
Coordinates support personnel requirements. Coordinates the acquisition and documentation of proponent and POI required equipment, instructional material and general supplies. Maintains statistical data and records in student files. Ensures that files such as test score verification, birth certificates, diplomas, physical examinations, etc., are maintained. Maintains instructional/support files. Ensures that supporting documents for commissioning of Officer Candidates are provided to proper authority. Reviews, evaluates and determines reproduction requirements. Prepares correspondence regarding a variety of issues pertaining to the operation. Assists in the management of environmental programs and regulatory requirements. Prepares the institute’s Energy Conservation Program and ensures compliance with conservation directives. Ensures that safety programs are implemented and followed.
Performs other duties as assigned.

 

PD: D0925000



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Minimum Requirements:  Experience in a trade, craft, occupation or subject appropriate to the position to be filled. Experience using computer and automation systems.

 

Specialized Experience:  Must have at least 24 months experience, education or training which included administrative duties concerned with general office administration.  Experience organizing and developing clear and meaningful written communications such as reports, studies and the ability to present ideas orally in a clear and convincing manner. Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and institutions having different interests.  Experience developing training course work or providing instruction in a training environment. Experience coordinating and acquiring training materials.

  

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. Ability to coordinate training and develop operational plans.

2. Ability to gather data and compile plans and reports.

3. Ability to determine training requirements and allocation of training resources.

 

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: 42A, 92A/Y or 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.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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.


BENEFITS:

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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: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

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: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

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: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

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.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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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, October 07, 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, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, 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 http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 932577

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, October 07, 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 http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf
  • 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

 

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

James McKee
Phone: (919)664-6000x15146
Email: JAMES.C.MCKEE.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
NGNC 139th REG
PO Box 70300
Fort Bragg, NC
28307-5000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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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Job Announcement Number:

NCAR-13-127

Control Number:

348285500