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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
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.