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Training Technician

Air Force Civilian Service Langley Afb, VA

Job Description


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.  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. Program Analysis, Monitoring, and Reporting: Monitors OJT programs for assigned units. Confers with management and other key operating personnel to discuss training needs, problems and goals. Establishes training objectives through analysis of training reports, unit input, course feedback, and USAF, ANG, and gaining command directives. Inspects activities pertaining to Base Education and Training for compliance with policies and instructions on a periodic basis. 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). 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. 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. Oversees administrative activities including the establishment and maintenance of administrative, suspense, and publication files and records; safeguards AFIADUCDC test materials, and prepares reports, correspondence, requisitions and forms. Serve as Test Control Officer (TCO) for CDC testing. Safeguards AFIADUCDC test material. Serves as the Ancillary Training Program (ATP) OPR. Prepares Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) between the unit/base and educational institution(s), including colleges and universities, providing classes or associated services on base or at geographically separated units (GSUs). Plans and directs activities in accomplishment of education services programs including Distance Learning, Defense Activity for Non Traditional Education Support (DANTES), Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), Air Force Automated Education Management System (AFAEMS), Tuition Assistance and other base education programs. Serves as the base-level QPR for the Occupational Survey Program, Graduate Assessment Survey (GAS) and Field Evaluation Questionnaire (FEQ).Performs personnel supervisory/management responsibilities. Monitors and oversees the School Resource Report (SRR) program, which forecasts Military Personnel (MilPers), and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) resource requirements for formal schools. Maintains Student Flight Data including accountability for all Non Prior Service (NPS)/Prior Service (PS) personnel. Tracks status of school dates.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experiences, education, or training that demonstrated the ability to follow directions and to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, and procedures and 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 at least GS-9; or, three full academic years of progressively higher level college degree. Experienced in tparticular knowledge, skills, and abilities (Competencies/KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position. Additionally, all applicants must have completed two years of training experiences which equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (competencies) to successfully perform the duties of the position. Knowledge of Army or Air Force vision, values, organization, policy, and mission is mandatory. Knowledge in military training centers, training programs, schools, and units. Have experiences in conducting and developing education and training programs. Knowledge in the Army or Air Force education and training policy requirements. 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. Knowledge in conducting audio-visual presentations, educational tests and measurements, and instructing techniques is mandatory. 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 subject principles and applications to students using audiovisual aids such as, mockups, graphs, training films, and film strips. Experienced in completing student progress evaluations and using 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. Experienced in maintains attendance records and requisitions supplies.

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. A candidates experiences are evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments are always followed. The applicants record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities (competencies) needed to fully perform the duties of the Training/Instructor Specialist.

Army National Guard and Air National Guard Enlisted Technicians High school or general equivalent degree is mandatory. An undergraduate academic degree, with courses in education, English grammar and composition, speech, psychology, guidance, and sociology; or, social and behavioral sciences, is desirable.

- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

- Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.

- Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance.


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Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply. 


1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.


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Job Details

Date Posted September 4, 2017
Date Closes October 4, 2017
Requisition 464659700
Located In Langley afb, VA
SOC Category 00-0000.00