Training Technician (Title 32) (Indefinite)

Langley AFB, Virginia
Jan 07, 2021
Jan 15, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Training Technician (Title 32) (Indefinite), Position Description Number D2125000 and is part of the VA 192 MSQ GP, National Guard.

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As a Training Technician (Title 32) (Indefinite), GS-1702-11, you perform the below duties:

1) Program Management: Plans, directs, controls, and oversees all elements of the Education, Training and Distance Learning Programs. Ensures Unit Training Managers (UTMs) and Additional Duty Training Managers (ADTMs) are qualified in, and knowledgeable of their responsibilities. Incumbent supports unit-training programs contributing to mission capability, and administers military training programs for all units serviced by the Force Support Squadron (FSS).
(2) Advisory Services: Provides Education and Training advisory services to commanders and staff on all education and training programs. Advises commanders, unit personnel, and training activities on ways to improve their OJT program.
(3) Program Analysis, Monitoring, and Reporting: Monitors OJT programs for assigned units. Establishes local policies and procedures to provide a uniform and effective internal OJT program. Trains unit training managers (UTMs) and additional duty training managers (ADTMs) to familiarize them with concepts, scope, objectives, and procedures pertinent to OJT, and with regard to the responsibilities of commanders, supervisors, trainers, certifiers, and trainees in the organizations supported.
(4) Classification: Confers with management and other key operating personnel to discuss training needs, problems and goals.
(5) Staff Assistance: Inspects activities pertaining to Base Education and Training for compliance with policies and instructions on a periodic basis. Reviews programs to evaluate adherence to management procedures.
(6) Data Management: Manages data in computer based systems. OPR and trainer for UTMs on the use of Training Business Area (TBA) and Air Force Training Record (AFTR), Military Personnel Data System (MILPDS) and Advance Distributed Learning System (ADLS).
(7) Distant Learning Management: Serves as the Distance Learning (DL) Office point of contact. Processes, manages, and controls Air Education & Training Command (AETC) Type 6 technical training requirements locally.
(8) Data Review and Analysis: Ensures accuracy of MILPDS data and performs functional review of data reliability. Processes upgrade training, retraining, withdrawal from training, and related training actions for input into appropriate information data systems.
(9) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


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.


Remarks: This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.

All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-5/SSgt - E-7/MSgt), currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Air National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-5/SSgt - E-7/MSgt), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period

.Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E-5/SSgt - E-7/MSgt)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have experience, education, or training that demonstrated the ability to follow directions, read, understand, and retain instructions, regulations, and procedures that otherwise demonstrates the ability to perform or learn to perform the various duties of the position.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 12 months of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government OR, three full academic years of a progressively higher level college degree. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Experienced in conducting, supervising, and/or developing education and training programs.
  • Experienced in managing programs to include developmental education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and libraries.
  • Experienced in performing interviews and counseling techniques; training techniques and instruction methods; task analysis procedures, learning processes, curriculum development, training evaluations, and education and training systems and products.
  • Experienced in training program management; scheduling training events and facilities; conducting assistance visits and training meetings; work center and individual job qualification standard development.

  • Education

    If you are using Education to qualify for this position,

    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 ( ).

    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 .

    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, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents:
  • SF50 for current on board Federal Technicians
  • Transcripts for applicants claiming education in lieu of experience.

  • 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.

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