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Job Title:Training Technician

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NCAR-14-009

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$40,373.00 to $52,485.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, January 27, 2014 to Wednesday, February 26, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1702-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to areas 1, 2 and 3

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

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 #: 1820-27L

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

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 (E6 & below).
  • Compatibility Requirement: ENL: 42, Predominate MOS of unit.

DUTIES:

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Provides technical assistance to a higher graded training technician in the preparation and review of training directives, operation orders, mobilization plans, SOPs and readiness reporting. Reviews incoming correspondence, regulations, and publications. Prepares draft correspondence for review and approval by supervisor. Procures, designs, reproduces and distributes to using units a variety of training aids, map overlays and transparencies necessary for the efficient operation and training of subordinate command/units. Manages the schools program of the command. Coordinates with state Operations and Training (O&T) Division to obtain quotas for personnel to attend schools (service, NCO, special, etc.). Monitors the expenditure of funds for attendance at schools. Insures that the applicant is eligible to attend the school requested and that all prerequisites have been met. Coordinates the Skill Qualification Training (SQT) program for the command. Provides assistance to training personnel for the command in scheduling training areas, obtaining equipment and other materials required for testing of personnel and training scorers/evaluators or test officers. Receives and forwards completed tests to higher headquarters and insures that results are promptly sent to subordinate headquarters and separate units of command. Drafts and issues circulars, directives, or information bulletins which provide information and guidance for administration of the SQT program. Reviews requests for SQT material to insure that authorized quantities are not exceeded. Serves as primary point of contact for the command on Unit Status Reporting. Performs continuous analysis and refinement of Unit Status Report data to insure validity, currency, accuracy and availability to state O&T division. Receives and reviews Unit Status Report, submitted by subordinate headquarters/units of command, to insure that current and correct information is reported. Provides training and assistance to commanders and unit personnel on reporting procedures and other matters pertaining to readiness. Responsible for the forecasting, allocation and usage of training ammunition for the command. Insures that ammunition requests submitted by subordinate units are fully justified and in keeping with personnel at USPFO for the state and state O&T Division for the purpose of coordinating authorization and issuance of ammunition. Coordinates ammunition usage and requests approval for shifting of ammunition from one unit to another. Reviews and approves unit request for training ammunition. Makes periodic and scheduled visits to subordinate headquarters and units evaluating their training and readiness programs. Makes decisions and/or recommendations as appropriate to correct existing deficiencies or to determine deficiencies prior to recurrence. Performs other duties as assigned. 

PD: D0407000



QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Minimum Requirements:  Progressively responsible clerical experience or other work which demonstrated the ability to acquire and to apply a practical knowledge and understanding of the program objectives, policies, procedures, and requirements relating to the work of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.

 

Specialized Experience:  Must have at least 12 months experience, education, or training which included administrative, clerical or support duties. Experience assembling data into proper formats as directed by oral or written instructions. Experience with maintaining records and establishing a filing system. Experience and ability to follow agency directives in monitoring and controlling a testing environment. Experience in developing lesson plans and assuring plans are followed. Experience obtaining training materials and setting up training equipment (i.e., audio-visual, training aids). Experience gathering data, preparing and submitting reports. 

  

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 secure facitities and coordinate training.

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

3. Ability to develop, administer and evaluate education/training programs.

4. Ability to use automated or manual systems in the preparation of reports and correspondence required by the organization.

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 (E6 & below) position in the NCARNG is mandatory.  (ENL MOS: 42, 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 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. Visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

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

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. 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. 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, step parents, spouses, and adult children. 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. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and 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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 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 1032684

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, February 26, 2014 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-14-009

Control Number:

359534100