Training Instructor (Maritime Operations)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Eustis, Virginia
Posted
Oct 19, 2019
Closes
Oct 26, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

About the Position: This position is a Training Instructor (Maritime Operations) with Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM), Sustainment Center of Excellence(SCoE) located on Fort Eustis, VA
Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

  • Research training source material such as government regulations, manuals and/or technical orders to ensure accuracy of established course documents.
  • Evaluate student progress in courses covering a full range of subjects.
  • Participate in task analyses to determine training requirements of training and testing materials.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of courses of instruction covering advanced technical systems comparable to the upper-division undergraduate level.
  • Present material in accordance with lesson plans and within prescribed course framework.


Travel Required

25% or less - This position requires the employee to occasionally travel away from the normal duty station 25% of the time on vessel Situational Training Exercises and/or vessel specific training.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL AGENCY CHECK WITH WRITTEN INQUIRIES (NACI): Appointment to this position is subject to a background investigation to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
  • TRAVEL ON AIRCRAFT AND VESSELS: The employee must be willing and able to travel on military and commercial aircraft or vessels.
  • HIGH STRESS TEACHING ENVIRONMENT: Must be able to instruct and monitor student activities in high physical stress environments, including shipboard damage control and firefighting trainers.
  • RATING REQUIRED: United States Coast Guard (USCG) Qualified Rating endorsement as Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of Not More Than 200 Gross Registered Tons (Oceans) must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • RATING REQUIRED: Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels (Oceans) must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • RATING REQUIRED: Able Seaman endorsement and a Lifeboatman-Limited endorsement to meet all of the USCG endorsements must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • RATING REQUIRED: Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Lifeboats and Fast Rescue Boats (PSC-Limited) must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • BASIC SAFETY TRAINING: Basic Safety Training must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • See "Additional Information" for additional conditions of employment.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Reinstatement
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

One year of specialized experience which includes 1) using training aids such as training models, devices and/or simulation to enhance training outcomes; 2) develop nautical science and maritime operations lesson plan for upper division undergraduate courses, and/or 3) teaching or instructing in an adult education program, secondary school, college, military installation, or industrial establishment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).

OR

Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree with a major study in education or a subject area related to the position to be filled, such as Education Adult Learners, Educational Leadership and any relating to this field.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Instructional Delivery and Learner Development
  • Instructional Design
  • Instructor Assessment
  • Oral Communication


Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the second lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 32 - Training position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • 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 .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Additional Conditions of Employment are listed below.
  • Able Seafarer - Deck endorsement must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Advanced Firefighting must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Medical First Aid Provider certification must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Fast Rescue Boat must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD) must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW) must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Endorsements in Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Radar Observer (Unlimited) must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) must be obtained within 12 months of employment.
  • Operator of a radio in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). This requirement must be fulfilled within 12 months of employment.
Inquiries regarding this announcement please reply to the Army Applicant Help Desk @ USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility .

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume .
2. Other supporting documents:
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
  • Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
  • Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
  • This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for experience. If you meet this requirement based on education you MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
  • This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Similar jobs