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Job Title:  TRAINING TECHNICIAN
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  NG942165

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
SALARY RANGE:
$27,990.00 to $45,376.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 to Wednesday, September 04, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-1702-04/06
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Harrisonville, MO United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Army National Guard.

JOB SUMMARY:

MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD

ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

This position is located at the 1139th Military Police Company in Harrisonville, MO United States 1 vacancy

Incumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number D1096000 in SPMD 2245


APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted position that requires active membership in a compatible skill in the Missouri Army National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently enlisted in the Missouri Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273).

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be MOS qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.

Maximum Military Grade – SSG (E-6)

 

Minimum Military Grade – SPC (E-4)

 

Enlisted – CMF 42, 92, or predominate MOS of the organization

Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).

IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for this position. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.

Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.

 

This position may be filled at the GS-04 or GS-05 trainee grade or the target grade of GS-06.  An applicant who is selected at the trainee grade will have potential for promotion to the target grade of GS-06 without further competition.  Promotion to full operating/journeyman level will be made after qualifications and eligibility requirements have been met and the incumbent is performing at the higher level in a satisfactory manner.

 


KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • AGMO Form 335-1-R is required - see instructions under How to Apply
  • Membership in Missouri Army National Guard is required for this position
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory
  • Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment,
  • contact the State Incentives Manager for more information

DUTIES:

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Provides technical guidance and assistance to subordinate elements and other staff sections in planning, acquiring, preparing, conducting, and documenting individual and collective training. Devises and implements military training plans, guidelines and procedures, reports and assessments for the unit and individuals assigned. Assists in the preparation of training directives, operations orders, deployment plans, and readiness reports. Assists with command readiness inspections. Conducts evaluations of subordinate training operations, security, safety, and deployment readiness planning. Assists in preparing training schedules, circulars, and yearly training plans. Prepares for monthly unit training meetings. Prepares automated requests for orders. Completes training expenditure forecasts. Develops the unit Mission Essential Task List (METL) and provided input for the yearly training plan. Assists in preparing plans for full or partial deployment. Assists with forecasting individual training requirements and coordinating with higher headquarters to obtain school training quotas. Assists in consolidating the training portion of the organizational readiness report. Assembles and maintains statistics on weapons qualification, crew qualifications/table certifications, Army Physical Fitness Test, weight control, Common Task Testing, Military Occupational Skill Qualification and other critical data. Assists in the preparation of yearly training budget requirements. Requests, allocates, and monitors the usage of training ammunition. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS-06 Specialized Experience:   Must have 9 months of specialized experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in applying training rules, regulations and procedures; ability to perform administrative and clerical duties; and assemble data into proper format as directed by oral or written instructions.

 

GS-05 Specialized Experience:   Must have 6 months of specialized experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in applying training rules, regulations and procedures; ability to perform administrative and clerical duties; and assemble data into proper format as directed by oral or written instructions.

 

GS-04 Specialized Experience:   Must have 3 months of specialized experience that demonstrates your ability to perform administrative and clerical duties; assemble data into proper format as directed by oral or written instructions; and maintain records and establish filing systems.General Experience: Progressively responsible general clerical experience or other work which demonstrates your ability to acquire and to apply a practical knowledge and understanding of the program objectives, policies, procedures, and requirements relating to the work of a training program.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
To be eligible for Federal employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives Manager at (573) 638-9500 ext. 7647.

Pre-placement or baseline physical is required to newly hired personnel who may be potentially exposed to health hazards in the work environment or who are assigned to positions requiring specific standards of physical fitness prior to an effective start date of employment being established.

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 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 qualifications questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position and is based on your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. Your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities based on information listed in your resume and/or supporting documents. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Please ensure the accuracy of your information. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.


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. 

http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp or http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc


OTHER INFORMATION:

ALL APPLICANTS ARE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, AGE (WITH AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS) OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT FACTOR.
 


HOW TO APPLY:

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

1.      Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, and
2.      Your résumé, and/or OF-612
3.      Completed AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplemental to Application for Employment Military Brief, and
4.      Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

NOTE:  If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify, for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received.  Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice.  You must submit transcripts when required.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM EASTERN TIME ON  Wednesday, September 04, 2013. FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY HINDER YOUR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. 

Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting the Occupational Questionnaire, Resume, AGMO Form 335-1-R, and Required Documents.  Please read all instructions before you begin.  You are solely responsible for the delivery of your materials.  We cannot be responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax transmissions, delays in mail service, etc.  Your materials will not be returned; therefore, do not submit original documents that you may need in the future (upload these documents from your files or submit copies instead).

To expedite the application process, it is recommended to have your resume and your AGMO FORM 335-1-R completed prior to beginning the Application Manager process.  This will aid in the upload process and make it more convenient for you.  You can access the AGMO Form 335-1-R by clicking on the following link:
http://www.moguard.com/cmss_files/attachmentlibrary/AGMO%20Form%20335-1-R%20Supplement%20to%20Application%20for%20Employment%20-%20Military%20Brief.doc.  

The most direct access to the application process of applying for a Missouri National Guard vacancy announcement would be through the Human Resources Home Page which provides a direct link to the vacancy announcement in USA JOBS.  The address is: http://www.moguard.com/technician-jobs.html.

 

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

 

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.


There are two options used to apply for our positions:

OPTION A:  APPLY ON-LINE

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is 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 must submit a separate application package for each position.
  •  

    (Note: To ensure successful uploads to USASTAFFING, please ensure your documents are saved in an accepted file format and are not password protected. Accepted file formats include: JPG, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, WPD, XFD, FDF, XFDF or HTM/HTML.)

    OPTION B:  FAXING INSTRUCTIONS

    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 942165.
    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 Wednesday, September 04, 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:

     

    1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
    2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.  To fax documents, you MUST use the special cover page.
    3. 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.

    - Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number NG942165
     - Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be able to associate your document(s) with the rest of your application.
     - You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one cover page.
     - Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed:
     - Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
     - Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
     - Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name

    The following documents are required in addition to completion of the Occupational  Questionnaire:

    - AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplement to Application for Employment Military Brief

    The AGMO Form 335-1-R is a supporting document that highlights your military service.  You can access this form by clicking on the following link:
    http://www.moguard.com/cmss_files/attachmentlibrary/AGMO%20Form%20335-1-R%20Supplement%20to%20Application%20for%20Employment%20-%20Military%20Brief.doc.

     

    - Resume, Optional Form 612, or any other written format

    Your resume, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload or fax process. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number. The Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612) can be local at
    http://www.moguard.com/moguard-forms.html.

    NOTE: Be specific and always include dates and complete details of all job related experience.


    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    The following documents are required and must be received before your name will be referred for employment consideration:

    All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
       ·Resume

    Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
       ·Cover Letter
       ·DD-214
       ·Other (AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplemental to Application for Employment Military Brief)
       ·SF-50
       ·Transcript


    - If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory   requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify, for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received.  Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice.  You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable, but you will be required to provide originals if you are selected for this position.

    - If you are or have been a Federal employee, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, Form SF-50.  (This is not a requirement for current Technicians employed by the Missouri National Guard.)
     

    Your completed application--occupational questionnaire, AGMO Form 335-1-R, resume, and required documents must be completed and submitted before you will receive employment consideration. If you have submitted all your materials using the recommended method listed above, you have completed the application process.

    CONTACTING US:  After you have read all the instructions in this vacancy announcement, if you still have questions about this position or the application process, you may contact us at (573) 638-9811.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Tracina R. Harrison
    Phone: (573)638-9500x7495
    Email: TRACINA.R.HARRISON.MIL@MAIL.MIL
    Agency Information:
    Missouri National Guard
    Human Resources Office
    NGMO-HRD-S
    2302 Militia Drive
    Jefferson City, MO
    65101-1203
    USA

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  A review will be made of your responses to the occupational questionnaire and the documentation you submitted in your resume and on the AGMO Form 335-1-R to support your responses.  The selecting official will contact you for an interview if your name is referred for this position.

     

    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.

    Social Security Number

    Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated.  Your Social Security number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who have may have the same name.  Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we cannot process your application without it.


    Vacancy Identification Number

    The Vacancy Identification Number is 942165

    1. Title of Job

    TRAINING TECHNICIAN

    2. Biographic Data

    3. E-Mail Address

    4. Work Information

    5. Employment Availability

    QUESTION 1:  Are you a permanent technician who is currently employed by the Missouri Army National Guard?

    If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 2.


    QUESTION 2:  Are you an indefinite or temporary technician who is currently employed by the Missouri Army National Guard     OR     a Missouri traditional guard member with the Missouri Army National Guard     OR    interested in guard membership in the Missouri Army National Guard?

    If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 1.


    6. Citizenship

    Are you a citizen of the United States?

    7. Background Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    8. Other Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    9. Languages

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    10. Lowest Grade

    Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position.  Valid grade for this position is:
    04
    05
    06

    11. Miscellaneous Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    12. Special Knowledge

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    13. Test Location

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    14. Veteran Preference Claim

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

    16. Availability Date

    You may leave this section blank if you can begin work in the near future.  If you will not be able to begin work in the near future, please provide the date you will be available for employment.  Please use the MM/DD/YYYY format.


    17. Service Computation Date

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    18. Other Date Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    19. Job Preference

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    20. Occupational Specialties

    Enter the appropriate occupational specialty code for this position.  The specialty code for this position is: 
    001 Training Technician

    21. Geographic Availability

    Select the location(s) in which you will accept employment.  Valid location for this position is:
    293510037 Harrisonville, MO

    22. Transition Assistance Plan

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    23. Job Related Experience

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    24. Personal Background Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

    Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

    1. Do you possess progressively responsible general clerical experience or other work which demonstrates your ability to acquire and to apply a practical knowledge and understanding of the program objectives, policies, procedures, and requirements relating to the work of a training program?

    A. Yes.
    B. No.

    2. Do you possess 9 months of specialized experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in applying training rules, regulations and procedures; ability to perform administrative and clerical duties; and assemble data into proper format as directed by oral or written instructions?

    A. Yes.
    B. No.

    3. IF YOU ANSWERED NO TO QUESTION 2, do you possess undergraduate level education in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours in fields directly related to the type of work of the position?

    A. Yes.
    B. No.

    4. Do you possess 6 months of specialized experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in applying training rules, regulations and procedures; ability to perform administrative and clerical duties; and assemble data into proper format as directed by oral or written instructions?

    A. Yes.
    B. No.

    5. Do you possess 3 months of specialized experience that demonstrates your ability to perform administrative and clerical duties; assemble data into proper format as directed by oral or written instructions; and maintain records and establish filing systems?

    A. Yes.
    B. No.


    6. Are you currently a member OR eligible to immediately become an active military member of the Missouri National Guard?

    MILITARY MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.

    A. Yes.
    B. No.

    For each of the following tasks, chose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement. Please select only one letter for each item.

    A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.

    B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.

    C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.

    D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.

    E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


    7. Devised and implemented military training plans, guidelines and procedures, reports and assessments for the unit and individuals assigned.

    8. Ensured that training is conducted in accordance with Army training doctrine.

    9. Prepared training guidelines, individual training records, operation orders, mobilization plans, SOP's, and readiness reports.

    10. Prepared for unit yearly training workshop to develop yearly training plan with unit leadership.

    11. Prepared for monthly unit training meetings.

    12. Prepared training schedules and plans for approval by higher headquarters.

    13. Maintained training guidance and documents as required by higher headquarters.

    14. Prepared training and evaluation outlines and lesson plans.

    15. Prepared automated requests for orders.

    16. Prepared correspondence for approval by higher level supervisor.

    17. Completed training expenditure forecasts.

    18. Coordinated training programs to include the scheduling of training areas, obtaining equipment and other materials required for testing of personnel and training scorer/evaluators or test officers.

    19. Procured, designed, reproduced, and distributed a variety of training aids, map overlays, and transparencies that are necessary to unit personnel for the efficient operation and training of the unit.

    20. Requested, allocated, and monitored the usage of training ammunition.

    21. Ensured ammunition requests are submitted and fully justified and in-keeping with authorization and issuance of ammunition.

    22. Forwarded requests for training ammunition.

    23. Managed the military schools program.

    24. Coordinated with higher headquarters to obtain quotas for personnel to attend schools (Service, NCO, Special, etc.).

    25. Managed use of school quotas, training support mandays and other training resources as allocated to an organization.

    26. Prepared and forwarded requests for training ensuring applicants are eligible to attend the school requested and all prerequisites were met.

    27. Prepared or requested the appropriate personnel actions (e.g. ASI or MOS award) upon completion of required training and other qualifications.

    28. Coordinated, scheduled, and monitored the use of training facilities, areas and ranges for annual and inactive duty training.

    29. Made recommendations regarding training facilities best suited to the organization in achieving its goals and objectives.

    30. Initiated requests for equipment training support to higher, adjacent, and other military commands to support unit training objectives.

    31. Operated and maintained indoor firing range facility.

    32. Developed the unit Mission Essential Task List (METL) and provided input for the yearly training plan.

    33. Assembled and maintained statistics on weapons qualification, crew qualifications/table certifications, Army Physical Fitness Test, weight control, Common Task Testing, Military Occupational Skill Qualification and other critical data.

    34. Trained unit leaders on how to maintain leader books and other training material as directed by the command.

    35. Prepared and maintained the unit's Training Assessment Module (TAM).

    36. Assisted in maintaining working relationships with local officials, clubs, etc., for a variety of such purposes as armory security coordination with police, suitability investigations, armory rental, unit participation in celebrations, or fund raising drives, and to provide public information about the National Guard.

    37. Worked with community organizations to obtain support for the National Guard.

    38. Assisted in completing supply transactions for the unit in the absence of the Supply NCO/Technician.

    39. Requisitioned, received, stored, issued and accounted for supplies and equipment such as rations, ammunition, fuel, clothing, office supplies, forms and publications, communications, equipment, small arms, tool sets, vehicles, etc.

    40. Posted, updated and maintained in current status unit property records such as hand receipts, and equipment checklists.

    41. Initiated reports of survey when necessary and statements of charges for lost damaged or destroyed property.

    42. Assisted in completing administrative and personnel transactions.

    43. Prepared or assisted in preparing critical personnel documents.

    44. Prepared correspondence for the organization.

    45. Prepared and submitted pay documents to higher headquarters.

    46. Performed recruiting duties to maintain the unit at authorized strength.

    47. Established personal contact and maintained effective working relationships with assigned recruiters, public officials, civic groups, veterans' organizations, schools, active duty recruiters and other organizations and groups.

    48. Participated in school activities such as "career days" for the purpose of informing individuals and groups of the benefits of belonging to the National Guard.


     


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