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 13-2063-SE-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 ANNOUNCEMENT.  
 
This position is located in DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, Training Center Yorktown, Training Division, Marine Security Branch, National Strike Force COE, Elizabeth City, NC.

Duties

This position will manage the NSF training and qualification program, as set forth in the NSF Training Course Map (NSFINST 3502.2) and NSF Responder Development Program (NSFINST M16465.2A); which includes, scheduling, logistics, procuring, and contracting for 62 NSF training courses and manage and maintain all doctrine and TTP relating solely to the unique functions and duties of NSF responders, including: qualification,equipment operation, safety procedures. and integration with local, regional, and national commands.
 
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:
Developing total course content for courses in a broad specialty area, a subject-matter field, or a cluster of courses; participating in planning and developing, revising or evaluating the curriculum; and developing and implementing training policy and procedures
Developing and compiling manuals and teaching methods for training courses; developing tests and curriculum for instructors; and conducting studies to improve methods of instruction
Planning, conducting and reporting on studies to evaluate and predict program achievements and student performance
Analyzing and recommending improvements educational/instructional problems and technical questions, involving a functional specialty area of education/training, a subject-matter area, or a grouping of courses
Directing contractors in the development and procurement of products and instructional materials; and providing recommendations on training systems/devices/acquisitions