You must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade grade level or qualifying pay band under other pay systems in the Federal Service which has give you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience which provides a thorough knowledge of Training Technician. Typically we would find this work experience within a military training environment managing Career Development Courses (CDC), Air Force Testing, On the Job (OTJ) program and other prescribed education and training. (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).
See KSAs listed in 'How you will be evaluated'
Substitution of Education: Master's Degree or equivalent graduate degree or two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or OR LL.B or J.D., in a relevant field of study (e.g., Education). This education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of a Training Specialist and is related to the duties of this position. If you are qualifying based on education, an official copy of your college transcript to is required.
Combining Experience and Education: Equivalent combinations or successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements. For more information on combining experience and education, please refer to website: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-IV/A/GS-ADMIN.HTM.
NOTE: Foreign education must be evaluated by an approved organization. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be of some help in providing information on these organizations. Visit: Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org/
***Also, include an English translation of the foreign transcript. ***
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Fly in military and/or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty (TDY) assignments. (2) Incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. (3) Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as designated for this position. (4) This is a drug testing designated position and incumbent is subject to random drug testing. (5) May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty. (6) Work is primarily sedentary, although some physical effort or exertion may be required in the performance of duties.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Please note if duplicate/multiple application materials are submitted, we will consider the most recent submission as the one of record. If you do not meet the screen out questions, you will not receive any further consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) for the position and quality categories as shown below. Qualified applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans within the same quality category. Each applicant will receive an initial rating based solely on their responses to the assessment questionnaire. To determine if you are qualified for this position, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire. If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience,your rating will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. The final rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the KSAs required for this position.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified - Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. Highly Qualified - Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. Qualified - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): (1) Knowledge of the principles, processes and techniques of education and training programs, policies and organization. (2) Knowledge of the principles and processes of effective instruction and adult learning. (3) Ability to provide and/or develop guidance on education and training issues, both formally and informally. (4) Ability to manage, supervise and/or monitor education and training programs. (5) Ability to analyze and evaluate education and training data/products and apply problem-solving techniques for resolving issues and improving processes.