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Training Technician, GS-09 (Admin/Mgt) - Military Requirement

Air Force Civilian Service Elmendorf Afb, AK

Job Description


The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) Enlisted position is to perform a variety of education and training program duties in support of an organization. These education and training program duties may include but are not limited to:  on-the-job training (OJT); civilian training requirements; retraining; formal schools; instructional systems development (ISD); professional military education; ancillary training; distance learning; organizational training planning; providing technical guidance and assistance to managers and supervisors on all aspects of the training programs elements; preparing briefings regarding status of programs. Incumbent of this position may perform the following duties: 

  • Plan, direct and control the organizations training program. Conduct staff visits to work centers within the organization.Train personnel within the organization in all elements of the training program.
  • Initiate and conduct a testing program for the organizations personnel to determine specific training needs. Manage the development of education and training instructional products.
  • Plan and outline a training program for all levels of management personnel to cover the training of replacement supervisors as well as training and/or retraining of currently assigned supervisors.
  • Monitor the overall accuracy and reliability of all data entered into and maintained in an automated personnel data system.
  • Plan, direct, organize, and coordinate operations of a distance learning system, and multimedia education and training programs.


You must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or qualifying pay band under other pay systems in the Federal Service which has given you the particular knowledge, skills and abilities as shown below required to successfully perform the duties of the this position.  Experience which involved performing education and training duties such as:  management and delivery of the on-the-job (OJT) training; training requirements; retraining; organizational training planning; providing technical guidance and assistance to managers and supervisors within the organization on all aspects of the training program elements; and preparing briefings regarding status of programs. (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).

The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):   (1) Knowledge of the principles, processes and techniques of education and training programs, policies and organization.  (2)  Knowledge of the principles and processes of effective instruction and adult learning.  (3) Ability to provide and/or develop guidance on education and training issues, both formally and informally.  (4) Ability to manage, supervise and/or monitor education and training programs.  (5) Ability to analyze education and training data/products and apply problem solving techniques for resolving issues and improving processes.

Substitution of Education for Experience:  Masters Degree or equivalent graduate degree or two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR; LL.B or J.D., in a relevant field of study (e.g., Education).  This education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of a Training Technician and is related to the duties of this position.  If qualifying based on education, a legible copy of your college transcripts identifying Institution name and location, type of degree awarded and date conferred is required.


Combining Experience and Education: Equivalent combinations or successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements. For more information on combining experience and education, please refer to website:

NOTE: Foreign education must be evaluated by an approved organization. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be of some help in providing information on these organizations. Visit: Council for Higher Education Accreditation 
***Also, include an English translation of the foreign transcript. ***


Position may or will require incumbent to:  (1) Incumbents regular assignments are primarily ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.  (2) Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as designated for this position.  (3) Some positions covered by this announcement may be designated as drug-testing positions where the incumbent may be subject to random drug testing.  (4) Some positions under this announcement may be controlled positions covered by Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).  (5) Must meet and maintain Air Force Reserve military requirements.  (6) May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty.  May be required to work other than normal duty hours which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.  (7) Work is sedentary.  Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work.  However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items such as papers, books, and small parts.  (8) The work environment involves everyday risks of discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, residences, or commercial vehicles.  The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.  

The salary provided in this announcement is the base pay and does not include Locality Pay which will vary depending on geographical location.  Please visit to obtain the salary for your area of interest.

Other Information

  • Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training (VMET) documents with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts.  Visit the Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) website to obtain this VMET information.
  • For more information visit the Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit website at
  • Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date. Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date must submit with their application a letter, signed by their commanding officer, stating the individual will be released from active duty (Palace Chase) if they obtain an ART position. Reservists who are mobilized may submit a copy of their mobilization orders or a statement in their application stating they are available within 120 days. 
  • Individuals who have special priority selection rights under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must rank in the Best or Highly qualified categories to be considered well qualified for the position. Federal civilian employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of the most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of the most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible. 
  • Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. For information on military spouse preference, please refer to website
  • Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference. 
  • All Federal Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

Job Details

Date Posted October 6, 2017
Date Closes November 5, 2017
Requisition 466912900
Located In Elmendorf afb, AK
SOC Category 00-0000.00