Training Specialist, GS-1712-12

District of Columbia, D.C
Jan 19, 2022
Jan 25, 2022
Full Time

As an instructor for the Office of Legal Policy and Program Development (CG-LPD) you will serve in an advisory role as consultant and technical advisor to senior management on training, develops and executes the legal program training.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:

-Formulating and managing overall policies, plans and programs.

-Developing solutions to problems identified and conducts reviews of policies, plans and programs.

-Managing the development of training activities, job aids and other resources included in the Professional Development and Training Program.

-Coordinating resources, management / e-learning initiatives, and processes with regard to the program.

-Planning and coordinating the development of curricula for courses related to the Coast Guard's Legal Program.

-Developing short-term and long-term resource strategies for training and professional development programs in the Coast Guard Legal Program in order to respond to new organizational initiatives and priorities, changing requirements and resource shortfalls.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.

As required by Executive Order 14043 and guidance issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.),


To qualify for this position, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis:
  • Developing training/course materials, curriculum, aids, devices, etc. for students;
  • Teaching or instructing in an adult education program, secondary school, college, military installation, or industrial establishment in the areas of leadership development, organizational/performance management, or strategic thinking;
  • Conducting studies that evaluate program achievements and student learning needs;
  • Participating in the developing and modification instructional courses content and materials using experiential and innovative methodologies.

  • Education

    This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

    Additional information

    Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

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    Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

    More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 410-636-7212. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation