TRAINING SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Linthicum, Maryland
Posted
Aug 19, 2022
Closes
Aug 24, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a TRAINING SPECIALIST you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Serves as a security content Subject Matter specialist for the assigned security content area/security specialty (i.e., Information, Physical and or General Security) in the facilitation of CDSE training, products, and services.
  • Plans, coordinates, and ensures the content in the development, delivery, maintenance, and sustainment of CDSE's varied training products is current, relevant, and effective.
  • Keeps abreast of current and evolving relevant DOD, Executive Orders (EO), Intelligence Community Directives (ICD) Security Executive Agent (SecEA), Suitability and Credentialing Executive Agent (SuitEA), and the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) policies, memorandums, and regulations applicable to their assigned security content area or specialty.
  • Advises leadership and various entities supporting the Agency regarding the currency, and relevancy of training content.
  • Employs advanced knowledge of security program requirements to provide effective and relevant security content for a worldwide audience. While assisting with the new development, implementation, and maintenance of CDSE products after analyzing impact of new, changed, or evolving security program requirements.
  • Provides input for products and services that address all aspects of DOD enterprise-wide security programs, including the security content area competencies and professional practices under existing and emerging Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) certification programs.
Required Certifications:
  • Must attain and maintain the CDSE Instructor Certification at the Basic levels within 24 months of initiation of the Instructor Certification Program.
  • Industrial Security, Information Security, Personnel Security/Vetting (including Adjudications, Security, Suitability and Credentialing), Physical Security, General Security, or Special Access Programs will require the employee to attain and maintain the DOD Security Professional Education Development Program (SPeD) Security Fundamentals Professional Certification and Security Asset Protection Professional Certification within 24 months of hire.
  • If assigned as an Industry Security, Physical Security, or Special Access Programs Subject Matter consultant, the incumbent must successfully attain and maintain the applicable specialty certification (Industrial Security Oversight Certification (ISOC), Physical Security Certification or Special Program Security (SPC) Certification (SPSC) within 24 months of hire.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. For more information http://www.sss.gov
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): May be Authorized, Student loan repayment, non-federal service credit for leave
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible, but is not a full time telework position. The incumbent will be required to report to the office on a routine basis.
  • COVID19: See additional information.
  • If selected, the incumbent must obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance as indicated in job announcement.
  • Must attain and maintain the CDSE Instructor Certification at the Basic levels within 24 months.
  • Professional Education Development Program (SPeD) Security Fundamentals Professional Certification and Security Asset Protection Professional Certification within 24 months of hire.
  • Subject Matter consultant, the incumbent must successfully attain and maintain the applicable specialty certification (Industrial Security Oversight Certification (ISOC),
  • Physical Security Certification (PSC) or Special Program Security Certification (SPSC) within 24 months of hire.


Qualifications

This position has a Basic Requirement for the 1712:

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements which can be found at, https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1700/training-instruction-series-1712/ . This position's Basic (Individual Occupational) Requirements for the 1712 are:

Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- education or a subject area related to the position to be filled.

OR

Specialized Experience : Experience that demonstrated a practical knowledge of the subject area of the position and of the methods and techniques of instruction. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
  • Teaching or instructing in an adult education program, secondary school, college, military installation, or industrial establishment in the appropriate field(s).
  • Supervising or administering a training program.
  • Development or review of training/course materials, aids, devices, etc., and evaluation of training results.
  • Work in the occupation or subject-matter field of the position to be filled that required training or instructing others on a regular basis.

*NOTE: If using education to meet this requirement, failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

The experience described in your resume will also be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions. Please visit https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards for OPM qualification standards. Competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position are described below.

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position by 08/22/2022 . Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.

You must have specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade GG/GS 12 in the Federal service and are prepared to take on greater responsibility. Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience.

Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience.

Specialized experience for this position includes:
  • Planning, coordinating, and controlling security training programs, products.
  • Broad range of training techniques such as distance learning, technology-based training, and other educational strategies.
  • Instructional implementation and delivery.
  • Instructional materials and curriculum development.
  • Research and analysis (Needs/Occupational Analysis).
  • Communication and interpersonal communication (IPC) skills.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:

1) Instructional Delivery and Learner Development
  • Deliver, provide, and monitor training and education for individuals and groups within learning environments. Tailor and adapt instruction to ensure learners' needs are met and learning outcomes are achieved.
2) Learning and Program Evaluation
  • Assess the learning outcomes, design, and effectiveness of curricula and training programs, using internal and external assessment methods and tools, to ensure quality and degree of implementation, and to inform instructional decisions.
3) Education / Training Program Administration
  • Organize, plan, and coordinate the functions, provisions, schedules, and administrative activities, which are required to conduct education and training programs. Manage the organization, operation, and resources to facilitate instruction and future planning.
4) Curriculum Development
  • Develop training and educational content with corresponding curricular products and services to facilitate competency acquisition.
5) Security Education and Awareness
  • Develops, administers, and maintains curricula and materials on the full range of security principles and practices. Conducts and tracks anti terrorism level 1 and awareness level 3 per-command training and security education briefings.


Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Due to Individual Occupational Requirements, transcripts MUST be provided. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.

Foreign Education: For further information, click on the following link:
https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/

Additional information

DCSA, as a newly designated Defense Agency is undergoing a multi-year transformation that includes a significant expansion of predecessor agencies' authorities and responsibilities. Mission accretion and associated growth in personnel and resources requires deliberate coordination and planning across operations and support activities to achieve effective outcomes while simultaneously establishing and integrating new activities, initiatives and projects. The new organization will be comprised of nearly 13,000 government and contractor personnel operation throughout the United States and overseas supporting stakeholders across the federal government.

VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL
In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

COVID19 - To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily or intermittently telework.

Other Notes:

Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.

If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.

If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.

Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.

All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.

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