Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Oct 27, 2021
Nov 02, 2021
Full Time

As a TECHNICAL TRAINING SPECIALIST at the GS-0301-12 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Performs as a CW Technical Training Specialist. Facilitates training for inspector escorts, other DTRA personnel and outside agencies involved in CWC treaty inspections at U.S. CW storage and DoD Schedule 1 permitted production facilities, CW demilitarization plants throughout the United States and for CWC Challenge Inspections of U.S. facilities worldwide.
  • Displays appropriate knowledge, skills, abilities, and understanding of the technical requirements for the job. Achieves desired results within established time frames and with appropriate level of supervision. Seeks/accepts developmental opportunities. Shows initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness. Supports FIAR by promoting a sound internal control environment enabling financial auditability and improving the timeliness, accuracy, and reliability of business and financial data. Demonstrates sound security awareness and adherence to DoD/DTRA security practices and procedures to protect classified information.
  • Conduct quality demilitarization training for Pueblo as needed
  • Conduct quality demilitarization training for Blue Grass as needed
  • Provide augmentation support to Blue Grass as needed
  • Provide LMS support to Department and track overall training completion
  • Demonstrates a general understanding of the Agency's applicable strategic goals and priorities; works to provide organizationally-specific support. Seeks to establish and maintain strategic relationships and cooperative efforts, as applicable. Strives to enhance Agency's ability to anticipate, deter, and/or respond to immediate and future threats. Seeks to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Agency processes. Provides quality services and/or work products that are responsive to priorities and requirements.
  • Plan, train and exercise CWC Challenge Inspection readiness, supporting DoD training, service training exercises, quarterly division training, and an annual CI training course.
  • Support group and individual training requirements and professional development for the Department; Conduct training and other credentialing activities to maintain mission readiness
  • Develop, provide curriculum review/update, and instructional support to CWC Orientation Course.
  • Develop, provide curriculum review/update, and instructional support for Challenge Inspection Course for DTRA, Services, and Combatant Commands.
  • Works well with individuals, groups, and others to get the job done. Demonstrates a propensity to share information. Works across functional boundaries, both within and outside the Agency to accomplish the mission. Contributions enhance team results through innovation in devising workable solutions to issues. Provides quality and professional services fostering effective working relationships with customers and coworkers through collaboration, cooperation, and effective listening while responding timely, honestly, and appropriately leading to and supporting greater DTRA success. Continuously works with customers to develop a mutual understanding of their requirements. Pays attention to crucial details and stays involved until all aspects of an issue are answered/resolved.
  • Plan, train, and exercise CWC Challenge Inspection readiness for the Department once per quarter.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Fulltime
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
  • Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Category-1 medical certification.
  • Must be able to work under constant time and priority pressure.
  • Must be able to perform on-site inspection activities wearing a chemical protective mask with chemical protective clothing and equipment, when required.
  • Must be licensed and able to drive a sedan or full size van.


You may qualify at the GS--12, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the gs-11 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Performing escort duties for Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty (CWC) or other Arms Control treaty inspections with international inspectors or related work.
  • Experience with inspecting/accounting for chemical munitions at a chemical weapons storage facility.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the CWC treaty policies and procedures relevant to CWC treaty inspections.
  • Experience as a military instructor or a civilian educator at the High School or University levels.
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.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:

Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs:
This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:

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