This is a TRAINING SPECIALIST position supporting the RTI. This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: MSG Trevor George, (508) 968-5871.
MASSACHUSETTS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
This position is open to all current members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Massachusetts Army National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Massachusetts Army National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Army National Guard recruiter at 1800-GO-GUARD, before applying for this position. KEY REQUIREMENTS
Must be willing to be a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard
Pre-Employment physical is required
Direct Deposit is required
You must submit the required OF 306, or you will be disqualified DUTIES:
This position is located in the Regional Training Institute (RTI). Performs a variety of staff level work to ensure the success of the Department of the Army (DA) training mission requirements based on the Army Program for Individual Training (ARPRINT). Work will involve training program development, administration, supervision of instruction of a training program in an occupation, trade, or subject requiring subject-matter knowledge of the occupations or subject to be taught and a practical knowledge of the methods and techniques or instructions.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience in a trade, craft, occupation or subject appropriate to the position to be filled. Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have at least 24 months experience, education or training which included administrative duties concerned with general office administration. Experience organizing and developing clear and meaningful written communications such as reports, studies and the ability to present ideas orally in a clear and convincing manner. Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and institutions having different interests. Experience developing training course work or providing instruction in a training environment. Experience coordinating and acquiring training materials.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience - High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 months of specialized experience. Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e., 36 weeks of substantially full-time hours, or the equivalent) for the first 12 months of the required experience. For experience in excess of 24 months, education in schools above the high school level may be substituted at the rate of one academic year of education for six months of experience. Each 30 semester hours credited must have included at least 6 semester hours of courses which are directly related to the type of work of the position.
Military grade range: SSG to SFC
All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS.
Compatible Military Assignment:
ENL: 42A, 92A, 92Y
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Once the application process is complete, a review of resume andsupporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. BENEFITS:
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) 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 Federal Employees Health Benefits 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 Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) 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 Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (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 Resource Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
3. MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: Ifyou are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position.
For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies:
IncentiveTermination without Recoupment:
If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.
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