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    This National Guard position is for a OPERATIONS & TRAINING SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D0607000 and is part of Training Center Command, Det 1, Hastings, Nebraska Army National Guard.

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    As a OPERATIONS & TRAINING SPECIALIST, GS-0301-7/9, duties include:

    (1) Formulates long and short range plans for the development of range facilities and the training areas. Develops input for the MTA's five year range development plan, to include justifications for construction, programing documents, maps, overlays, and sketches. Develops program documents for funding standard target systems and remote engagement target systems identified for use on range facilities programmed in the five year range development plan. Develops other associated programs of construction and budget estimates. Evaluates the size of the facilities to allow for projected use, troop density, and to facilitate types of training required.

    (2) Oversees and directs the work of one or two subordinates assigned to the Operations and Training Division. Assists in development of performance standards, goals; and objectives for subordinate workers. Approves/disapproves leaves. Provides recommendations for incentive awards and training of subordinate workers. Participates in interviews with applicants for subordinate positions and provides recommendations for selection. Provides technical guidance to lower graded workers. Assists in resolving complaints and grievances from employees which can be informally resolved. Promotes acceptance and adherence of programs such as Equal Employment Opportunity, Federal Women's Program, Physically Handicapped, Labor Management Relations and other special emphasis programs. Assists in maintaining an effective position management program.

    (3) Coordinates with user or, organizations for use of MTA ranges and training facilities. Reviews and approves schedules to insure maximum training opportunities. Coordinates with using organizations to assist in obtaining support if not available at MTA, with units having requested support capabilities.

    (4) Prepares budget requirements for submission to support manday. Training, schools and travel for the Operations and Training Division.

    (5) Conducts surveys of users to assess adequacy of existing facilities to meet training requirements, and reviews the installation five year plan to ensure it meets existing and future requirements. As the primary point of contact within the Directorate of Plans, Training, and Mobilization for training facilities, reviews training project proposals and recommends to the Operations and Plans Officer approval, disapproval, or modifications.

    (6) Reviews plans, specifications, architectural and engineering documents for range facilities to assure conformity with doctrine and for compliance with DA range safety criteria.

    (7) Reviews plans for army aviation, airborne, and NBC Training conducted at the MTA to assure compliance with established safety and local operational procedures: When required, recommends alternatives to best meet training objectives within safety parameters.

    (8) Develops installation policies and regulations governing range safety, training, medical evacuation and other emergency procedures. Reviews and updates these documents when required. Advises tenant organizations of pertinent MTA policy and requirements.

    (9) Based on projected availability of the latest simulation devices, determines and recommends suitable facilities for use as simulation centers. Coordinates, with the supervisor, plans and specifications for the modification of existing or the construction of new facilities for simulation centers.

    (10) Develops guidelines for the preparation of training programs for personnel and elements assigned or attached to the MTA or installation support unit (ISU). Oversees the processing of applications for service schools and formal technician courses.

    (11) Formulates policies and procedures for the control of classified material, restricted areas and communications security. Monitors the status of personnel security clearance requests and investigations. Develops intelligence, counter-intelligence, and operational security plans for the MTA. Serves as the authority at the training site regarding classified material and security.

    (12) Develops standing operating procedures (SOP) for and directs the activities of the installation Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during state domestic or national emergencies.

    (13) Develops plans and procedures for the overall communications requirements for range and field training operations. Evaluates internal communications, staffing, equipment and facilities requirements. Coordinates additional commercial communications requirements with the MTA administrative and budget offices. Directs actor: to improve effectiveness in tactical communications systems and operations. Advises and coordinates with commanders and staff officers of using units on communications matters.

    (14) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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