OPERATIONS AND TRAINING SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Reisterstown, Maryland
Posted
Dec 06, 2022
Closes
Dec 14, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

(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.
(2) Oversees and directs the work of one or two subordinates assigned to the Operations and Training Division.
3) Coordinates with user organizations for use of 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.
(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.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement. 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. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.

Qualifications

Military Grades: Enlisted E4-E7

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience, education or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Compiling reports, letters, memoranda, etc., and required person-to-person contacts to convey information. Progressively responsible experience which demonstrates the ability to provide technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of the position to be filled. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : At least one year of specialized experience in the Operations and Training career field at the GS-07 level (or at a level comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-07 level if Military or outside the Federal service)

Quality of Experience:
Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

Education

If you are using Education to qualify for this position, master's or equivalent graduate degree in the operations or training degree field
or
2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education
leading to such a degree


You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System (sss.gov) ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .