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Training Technician

Air Force Civilian Service Boise, ID

Job Description


MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Force Development Manager and office of primary responsibility (OPR) for unit training programs managed in support of the Wing and its geographically separated units (GSUs). The office provides technical guidance and assistance to commanders , managers, and supervisors at all levels regarding education and training programs in support of federal, state and local missions, ensuring programs are in place to manage upgrade, qualification, in-garrison, expeditionary training and other military training functions as well as to administer post high school technical education and college programs.


Program Management:  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. Incumbent supports unit-training programs contributing to mission capability, and administers military training programs for all units serviced by the Force Support Squadron (FSS). Manages programs involving on-the­ job training (OJT), formal school training, Air Force Institute Advanced Distributed Learning (AFIADL) training, Professional Military Education (PME}, and ancillary training. Job categories and areas for which training is administered involve a wide variety of technical , professional, clerical and wage occupations representative of a complex military organization. Plans, compiles and forecasts requirements for formal school training for out years based on retirements and other attrition projections, conversion of weapons systems, etc. Monitors and reviews all applications for training to ensure proper documentation and justification are provided, and applicants meet prerequisites. Determines training priorities and requirements in accordance with Air Force and NGB directives.  Develops statistical trend analysis on the status of training for the organizations serviced. Provides information to commanders and coordinate actions. Manage all officer and enlisted classification actions.  Reviews the initial classification for newly accessed personnel.

Advisory Services: 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. Recommends cost-effective processes to meet specialty qualifications , skill level upgrade requirements, and PME applications. Explains goals and objectives; provide instructional methods, and determines training requirements. Analyzes training data for trends, advises the installation commander , and coordinates corrective action.

Program Analysis, Monitoring, and Reporting: Monitors OJT programs for assigned units. Establishes local policies and procedures to provide a uniform and effective internal OJT program.  Trains unit training managers (UTMs) and additional duty training managers (ADTMs) to familiarize them with concepts, scope, objectives, and procedures pertinent to OJT, and with regard to the responsibilities of commanders, supervisors, trainers, certifiers, and trainees in the organizations supported.  



Staff Assistance:  

Data Management:   

Distant Learning Management:  

Data Review and Analysis:

Administrative Activities:

Test Control Officer:

Ancillary Training:

Continuing Education:  

Education Services:

Survey Program: 

Personnel Management:

Resource Management:

Student Flight Program:  

Performs other duties as assigned.



All series personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level and must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level.  Must have the education and validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.  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.


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.

The Two Career Levels for the Education and Training Series, GS-1702:

Level One:  GS-04 to GS-07, Basic or Entry level positions; and,

Level Two:  GS-08 to GS-11, Intermediate to Journeyman positions.



The GS 11 level-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 particular 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. 



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Job Details

Date Posted April 9, 2018
Date Closes May 9, 2018
Requisition 466961900
Located In Boise, ID
SOC Category 00-0000.00