TRAINING TECHNICIAN

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Closes
Mar 04, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a TRAINING TECHNICIAN, Position Description Number D0928000 and is part of the MD 70th RTI, National Guard.

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Responsibilities

Administers and oversees the Individual Training Management Program within the state. The incumbent exercises technical responsibility for the Army Training Requirements and Resources System(ATRRS), Army Funding Allocation Module (AFAM), Automated Funds Control and Orders System (AFCOS); and Training Utilization Module (TUM) as it pertains to individual training. Provides program assistance and guidance to training personnel in the operations and maintenance of various automated systems. Plans, coordinates, monitors and administers the operation and security for the computer systems and software applications. May plan the introduction of new hardware and computer programs for the training arena. Identifies computer systems problems being experienced by ATRRS users by personal intervention or coordination with the Deputy Chief of Staff Information Management (DCSIM) or appropriate office to correct problems in operating and maintaining systems and software programs. Coordinates with DCSIM to ensure that hardware, software, and communication requirements are identified and sufficient resources are available to support the system. Interprets Department of the Army, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command(TRADOC), and National Guard Bureau (NGB) training regulations, manuals, policies, procedures and ensures compliance with all pertinent regulations and local directives. Analyzes personnel data, historical data, and current training priorities to develop accurate individual training requirements for the Program Objective Memorandum and the Regional Training Coordination Conference Program by extracting data from ATRRS and other sources. Adjusts the training program during the execution year using the Training Resource Arbitration Program process to measure the effectiveness of quotas and quotas use. Provides training statistics for the Quarterly Army Performance Review for execution year quota utilization. Serves as the principal liaison between TRADOC Proponent Schools, NGB Individual Training Branch, United States Army Reserve Command Institutional Training Divisions, Total Army Schools System Training Battalions, Civilian Vocational schools and ARNG units/members to resolve academic, personal, monetary or travel problems, encountered while attending school. Coordinates with the schools to verify changes in course length, late start, or recycling of a student. Reviews applications to attend schools for completeness and accuracy. Ensures applicants are eligible to attend courses and all prerequisites have been met. Recommends approval/disapproval of applications based on budgetary consideration (i.e. funds availability), priorities of attendance and schools requested. Coordinates issuance of appropriate travel orders for attendance at approved schools. Obtains quotas for courses, training information, reporting instructions, personal equipment needed and other information relative to course requirements. Coordinates with higher and lower headquarters, units, and organizations on training for officers, warrant officers, and enlisted personnel on career and special skill requirements. Provides technical advice and information to AG staff and special appointed board officials on educational requirements and courses for specialized training.
May prepare final draft of state Annual Training (AT) Plan for acceptance and approval at NGB. Reviews data on unit training mission, training requirements and resources, transportation needs, manday requirements, commercial or military airlift requirements to support and justify the AT Plan. Coordinates with CONUS HQ on final AT plan, changes, and future 3-year plan. Processes changes
with justification to NGB as they occur. Assists the Training Administrator in the formulation and implementation of training policies for the AT Plan. Researches the availability of leadership or proficiency correspondence courses in various skills for professional development through written and/or verbal communication to personnel and promotes attendance. Researches messages, letters, pamphlets and brochures for availability of military and non-military schools offering courses appropriate for desired training. Analyzes and disseminates data on military education such as Licensed Practical Nurse and vocational technical schools, entrance requirements, location and schedules. Coordinates with the Military Personnel Office Human Resource Office, US Payroll Finance Office, and Recruiting and Retention Manager on technical and mandatory requirements for schools.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
9

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. 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. 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.

Qualifications

Military Grades: E6 and E7

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : All series personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level and must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. Must have the education and validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade. Experiences, 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 duties of the position.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have at least 12 months experience equivalent to the GS-07. Experiences that demonstrated the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (Competencies/KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position. Knowledge of Army or Air Force vision, values, organization, policy, and mission is mandatory. Knowledge in training centers, training programs, schools, and units for these systems. Have experiences in conducting and developing education and training programs. Also, experienced in conducting, supervising, or developing education or training programs. Knowledge in the Army or Air Force education and training policy requirements. Experienced in managing programs to include developmental education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and libraries. Knowledge is mandatory of audio-visual presentations, educational tests and measurements, and instructing techniques. Knowledge is mandatory of Army or Air Force education and training programs in regard to their principles, policies, and procedures. 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. Must have effective writing skills; editing practices; instructional media applications, training reports, program and curriculum validation, and training implementation procedures. Experiences in training program management; scheduling training events and facilities; conducting assistance visits and training meetings; work center and individual job qualification standard development; education institution registration requirements; military personnel classification system and policies; communicative interpersonal skill applications; and distance learning concepts. Experienced and effective communicator. Abilities and experiences in presenting professional courses and briefings; and proficient capabilities in writing reports and records. Experiences as a participant and presenter during training and military or civilian conference events. Experiences in organizing and preparing instructional materials. Understands and applies formal training objectives. Able to develop course syllabi, training project outlines, and daily and weekly lesson plans. Experienced in preparing assignments, laboratory exercises, demonstrations, training aids, and references and related material required to parallel and supplement course outline. Experienced in the art of instructing personnel, such as determining the instructional methods for class size and subject matter. Capable of instructing students by lectures, discussions, demonstrations, group activities, and laboratory work. Experienced in using audiovisual aids such as, mockups, graphs, training films, and film strips. Experienced in training aids such as, achievement and aptitude tests and rating scales. Experienced in identifying and conducting individual learning difficulties diagnoses and recommends courses of remedial instruction. Understands and applies basic classroom preparations for effective instruction using controlling factors such as, temperature, ventilation, lighting, cleanliness, and arrangement of desks and equipment.

Education

High school or general equivalent degree is mandatory. An under-graduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum. An academic degree with courses in education, grammar and composition, speech, psychology, guidance, and sociology; or, social and behavioral sciences defines a best qualified candidate.

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 ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

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): Experience as it relates to administering and overseeing the Individual Training Management Program within the state. The incumbent exercises technical responsibility for the Army Training Requirements and Resources System(ATRRS), Army Funding Allocation Module (AFAM), Automated Funds Control and Orders System (AFCOS); and Training Utilization Module (TUM) as it pertains to individual training. ability to plan, coordinate, monitor and administer the operation and security for the computer systems and software applications. May plan the introduction of new hardware and computer programs for the training arena. ability to interpret Department of the Army, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command(TRADOC), and National Guard Bureau (NGB) training regulations, manuals, policies, procedures and ensures compliance with all pertinent regulations and local directives. ability to analyze personnel data, historical data, and current training priorities to develop accurate individual training requirements for the Program Objective Memorandum and the Regional Training Coordination Conference Program by extracting data from ATRRS and other sources.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
Yes

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.

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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