Security Specialist (Training Specialist) (Title 32) (Indefinite)

Langley AFB, Virginia
Jan 23, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Full Time

Security Specialist (Training Specialist) (Title 32), GS-0080-09, you will perform the following duties:

1. Reviews all operations, mobility, contingency, and exercise plans to ensure combat readiness for the SF Squadron. Analyzes exercise and contingency plans to determine required SF actions in support of mission requirements.

2. Responsible for proper security, classification, and storage of classified documents. Compiles information by identifying shortfalls and recommending corrective actions to Status of Resources and Training System (SORT) monitor on the status of SF personnel and training in all three classified reports. Serves as the alternate SORTs monitor.

3. Oversees the coordination, review, and implementation of SF manning authorizations and military personnel assignments. Creates and implements the unit Force Management Plan for all Unit Type Code (UTC) teams as directed by MAJCOM. Recommends organizational change and identifies needs or problem areas. Initiates operational and administrative actions in support of unit manning authorizations and coordinates with base training, recruiting, and ANG NGB/A7S. Reviews Force Package and UTC posturing.

4. Serves as the SF commander's key staff member responsible for the overall management of the unit-training program by overseeing the planning, organizing, directing, operating, and evaluating all unit training related items.

5. Serves as the subject matter expert and consultant to the unit commander on all matters pertaining to the availability and management of the SF training program to meet the needs of the organization and mission. Develops and coordinates the implementation of the SF training plan. Establishes and coordinates training classes and programs with units and related base organizations.

6. Develops, administers, and oversees the management of the unit's training programs to supervisors. Instructs supervisors and trainers on the concepts, scope, and objectives of training programs. Monitors the training necessary to ensure understanding of the AF management system. Provides guidance to section supervisors in the selection of Enlisted Specialty Training (EST) trainers and task certifiers. Instructs and coordinates train-the-trainer and task certifier courses for personnel.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.


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.

GROUP I - 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.
GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Air National Guard.

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

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have experience, education or training which has provided you with the following skills and abilities.
  • Ability to follow directions, to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, and procedure.
  • Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;
  • Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit; effective two-way radio or telephone communication;
  • Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;
  • Ability to communicate -orally and in writing- clearly and effectively;
  • Ability to assess body language and perceive immediate risk levels; and,
  • Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting technical material.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 12 months experience in the security career field, to include technical training schools and drill-status working experience, equivalent to at least the GS-07 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. 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 commonly used methods, procedures, regulations and other guides that relate to training programs within the applicable Security Forces career field.
  • Skilled and competent to instruct training courses in a classroom seminar setting
  • Knowledge of applicable law enforcement and military security, along with Federal and DoD rules, regulations, instructions, practices, principles and procedures including force protection, integrated base defense, anti-terrorism and physical security
  • Skilled in defining problem areas and in application of conventional training program management principles and concepts.

  • Education

    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 .