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TRAINING TECHNICIAN

Air Force Civilian Service Springfield, IL
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Job Description

Duties

** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties.**

Responsible for development, management and control of the Maintenance Technical Training and Career Development. Responsible for Automated Training Systems and products and a multimedia library. Develops training policies and procedures. Provides technical training guidance and/or assistance to branch/section chiefs and work center supervisors. Chairs and conducts meetings with management to resolve critical or controversial training issues.

Identifies and resolves training deficiencies from document research, subject matter experts, interviews, and work observations. Advises on critical or controversial training and training management issues which may arise, and provides solutions to these issues. Works with personnel at all levels to ensure training programs provide skill, upgrade and technical knowledge necessary to meet continuously changing mission requirements. Interviews and counsels new personnel to identify formal training deficiencies and indoctrinates them in the division training processes and programs. Reports status of maintenance training programs to the Maintenance Division Foreman.

Performs curriculum development functions. Researches available resources to ensure cost effective quality training. Recommends revision to training programs. Develops maintenance operating instructions (MOIs) and other training policy documents. Recommends to management procedural changes/policies that will affect numerous facets of aircraft maintenance. Obtains data for Training Personnel Requirements (TPR); forecasts/budgets to identify Air Education and Training Command (AETC) or Mobile Training Team (MTT) requirements. Determines and establishes the type of training requirements for new systems and equipment based upon advance notice.

Maintains liaison with activities conducting, scheduling, or supporting training requirements. Coordinates scheduling of training and facilities. Ensures availability of training materials. Develops and publishes training schedules. Communicates directly with other organizations to include NGB, AETC, and gaining Major Air Commands (MAJCOMs) when arranging for training resources.

Establishes and maintains a skills and knowledge testing program for the Aircraft Maintenance Division and Aircraft Generation Division (AGD). Reviews test results and other qualification data of newly assigned personnel to determine requirements for additional qualification and/or proficiency training, and certifications.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS- THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.

General Experience:  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.

Specialized Experience:  GS-09 Level - Must possess 12 months experience equivalent to at least GS-07. Experienced in particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position. Knowledge of Air Force vision, values, organization, policy, and mission is mandatory. Have experiences in conducting and developing education and training programs. Also, experienced in conducting, supervising, or developing education or training programs. Experienced in managing programs to include developmental education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and libraries. 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. 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. 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. 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.  GS-07 Level - Must possess 12 months experience equivalent to at least GS-06. Experiences in particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position. Basic knowledge of Air Force vision, values, organization, policy, and mission is mandatory. Some knowledge in training centers, training programs, schools, and units. Have some experiences in conducting or developing education and training programs. Basic understanding in the Air Force education and training policy requirements. Some experiences in working programs to include developmental education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and libraries. Knowledge is necessary of audio-visual presentation, educational tests and measurements, and instructing techniques. Knowledge of Air Force education and training programs in regard to their principles, and procedures. Limited experiences 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; effective writing skills; editing practices; instructional media application, training reporting, program and curriculum validation, and implementation procedures. Basic capabilities in communicative interpersonal skill applications and distance learning concepts. Some experiences as a participant and presenter during training and military or civilian conference events.

Military Requirements A military skill set is determined by the applicable service classification and qualification requirements. Upon selection, individuals are assigned to a compatible military skill in accordance with Army or Air Force skill classification directives, statutes, and National Guard Bureau regulations. The dual status technician must obtain and maintain all training, education, and experience requirements of the military skill.

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 competencies needed to fully perform the duties of the Training/Instructor Specialist.

Other Requirements For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

 

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

BENEFITS

The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.


Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp


Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp


Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp


Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp


Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/


Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp


Other Information

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.
2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed in this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.









Job Details

Date Posted April 13, 2018
Date Closes May 13, 2018
Requisition 467046500
Located In Springfield, IL
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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