Job Overview





Training Technician

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD #: D2125000

Series/Grade: GS-1702-11/11

Salary Range: $60,210.00-$78,270.00

*Candidates must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret  Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Air National Guard as a condition of employment.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

 (1)   Bargaining unit members

 (2)   All other individuals 

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.  


Current members of the Idaho Air National Guard or those eligible to become a member who meet the key requirements.

Application materials must be received by Tuesday, May 02, 2017.  Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 


MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Force Development Manager and office of primary responsibility (OPR) for unit training programs managed in support of the Wing and its geographically separated units (GSUs). The office provides technical guidance and assistance to commanders , managers, and supervisors at all levels regarding education and training programs in support of federal, state and local missions, ensuring programs are in place to manage upgrade, qualification, in-garrison, expeditionary training and other military training functions as well as to administer post high school technical education and college programs.


Program Management:  Plans, directs, controls, and oversees all elements of the Education, Training and Distance Learning Programs.  Ensures Unit Training Managers (UTMs) and Additional Duty Training Managers (ADTMs) are qualified in, and knowledgeable of their responsibilities. Incumbent supports unit-training programs contributing to mission capability, and administers military training programs for all units serviced by the Force Support Squadron (FSS). Manages programs involving on-the­ job training (OJT), formal school training, Air Force Institute Advanced Distributed Learning (AFIADL) training, Professional Military Education (PME}, and ancillary training. Job categories and areas for which training is administered involve a wide variety of technical , professional, clerical and wage occupations representative of a complex military organization. Plans, compiles and forecasts requirements for formal school training for out years based on retirements and other attrition projections, conversion of weapons systems, etc. Monitors and reviews all applications for training to ensure proper documentation and justification are provided, and applicants meet prerequisites. Determines training priorities and requirements in accordance with Air Force and NGB directives.  Develops statistical trend analysis on the status of training for the organizations serviced. Provides information to commanders and coordinate actions. Manage all officer and enlisted classification actions.  Reviews the initial classification for newly accessed personnel.

Advisory Services: Provides Education and Training advisory services to commanders and staff on all education and training programs. Advises commanders , unit personnel, and training activities on ways to improve their OJT program. Recommends cost-effective processes to meet specialty qualifications , skill level upgrade requirements, and PME applications. Explains goals and objectives; provide instructional methods, and determines training requirements. Analyzes training data for trends, advises the installation commander , and coordinates corrective action.

Program Analysis, Monitoring, and Reporting: Monitors OJT programs for assigned units. Establishes local policies and procedures to provide a uniform and effective internal OJT program.  Trains unit training managers (UTMs) and additional duty training managers (ADTMs) to familiarize them with concepts, scope, objectives, and procedures pertinent to OJT, and with regard to the responsibilities of commanders, supervisors, trainers, certifiers, and trainees in the organizations supported.  



Staff Assistance:  

Data Management:   

Distant Learning Management:  

Data Review and Analysis:

Administrative Activities:

Test Control Officer:

Ancillary Training:

Continuing Education:  

Education Services:

Survey Program: 

Personnel Management:

Resource Management:

Student Flight Program:  

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No