Training Specialist, GG-1712-13,Census-DE-TFW
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses will be paid.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Minimum Education Requirement:
Basic Entry Requirements:
A. Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- education or a subject area related to the position to be filled.
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. In addition to the basic requirements, you must also meet the following:
Specialized Experience: For the GG-13, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes using instructional design to develop situational assessments which include the context, learner analysis, performance discrepancies, instructional goals and strategies, and plans for formative and summative evaluations. Examples of this experience include transferring organizational goals into direct policy actions as they relate to professional development models, participating in the business planning process as it relates to the development of training products and implementation of new delivery methods, applying analytical techniques to define and prioritize job competencies, assess professional development needs and evaluate the success of learning programs, using principles of adult learning, and leading a staff to include providing verbal and written instructional guidance. Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.
How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed.
Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold).
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
- Knowledge of principles of instructional design to develop situational assessments which include the context, learner analysis, performance discrepancies, instructional goals and strategies, and plans for formative and summative evaluations.
- Skill in developing detailed plans, goals, and objectives for the long-range administration and implementation of training and development programs.
- Knowledge of methods for developing competency models and the ability to design extensive studies for determining performance discrepancies.
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