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    WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must currently be members in the Wyoming Army National Guard in order to be considered for employment.

    Area 4: Job Opportunity Dual Status Technician - Merit Promotion: Only current military members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will receive consideration for this vacancy.

    Position Title: Doctrine, Training and Force Development Officer
    Position Series/Grade: GS-0340-12
    Position Description #: D178000
    Paragraph: 1422
    Line #: 770
    Location: Wyoming National Guard's Joint Operations Center, Cheyenne, WY

    Min: O4/MAJ

    Max: O5/LTC

    Applicants' under-grade will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.

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    This is a provisional position description that projects duties and responsibilities associated with the Joint Staff. This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters-State, (JFHQ-State), Doctrine, Training, and Force Development Directorate (J-7). The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Doctrine, Training, and Force Development Officer. Functions as the JFHQ-State principal staff officer in the areas of joint force development; supporting operational planning; joint doctrine; education and professional military development; staff training; exercises; and assessment. Works with the Army and Air National Guard training and exercises staff elements to ensure continuity of effort. Pursues joint force development through joint doctrine, training, tactics, techniques, and procedures. Functions as the JFHQ staff officer for training transformation. Assists the JFHQ Commander in preparation of supporting plans, programs, activities, exercises and training. In cooperation with the Combatant Commanders (CoComs), National Guard Bureau, Services, and interagency organizations, exercises and improves the state National Guard capabilities in support of Federal and State missions. Manages the state National Guard joint exercise and assessment programs. Develops and promulgates State National Guard operational plans, studies and concepts. This position requires military membership.


    (1) Serve as the primary staff officer for developing joint integration plans, joint training, joint professional military education and exercise programs, and to develop the action plans to implement approved joint strategies for the department.
    (2) Plan, coordinate and conduct joint exercise to facilitate joint and interagency operations. Plan, conduct and evaluate Joint Staff professional and technical training programs.
    (3) Provide JFHQ-State input to Combatant Commander's war plans, with emphasis on homeland defense/homeland security. Assist local, state and federal government and other agencies in the preparation of supporting plans, programs, activities, exercises and training.
    (4) Develop and issue pertinent policies and training budget directives to enable effective planning at the unit level.
    (5) Represent the J-7 in dealing with a variety of state and National Guard functional area organizations. Establish, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with all serviced organizations and all senior staff members within the state.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    Only current members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will be considered for this vacancy.

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