Training Technician
Department of the Air Force - Cheyenne, WY

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WYOMING MILITARY DEPARTMENT DUAL STATUS TECHNICIAN

INDEFINITE JOB OPPORTUNITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

THIS IS AN INDEFINITE JOB OPPORTUNITY VACANCY

ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD

WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must currently be members in the Wyoming Air National Guard in order to be considered for employment.

Area 6: Indefinite Job Opportunity Technician - Excepted Appointment: All current military members of the Wyoming Air National Guard may apply.

Technician Info:
Position #: 0706918

PAS #: FMSR

FAC #: 16B100

Position Title: Training Technician

Position Series/Grade: GS-1702-07 KEY REQUIREMENTS

Must be a current member of the Wyoming Air National Guard.
Must submit vMPF Rip with application.
Refer to "Required Documents" for additional details.
Must obtain a favorable (ANACI) National Agency Check within 1 yr of appt.
Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain SECRET security clearance.
Relocation Costs are not authorized with this vacancy. DUTIES:

Duties from Position Description

a. INTRODUCTION:
Thi s positio n i s locate d i n th e Bas e Educatio n an d Trainin g Office , withi n a n AN G Military Personne l Fligh t o f a n AN G flyin g wing . Th e purpos e o f thi s positio n i s t o prepare, process , monitor , perform , an d carr y ou t program s o r significan t portion s o f programs unde r th e directio n o f th e Bas e Educatio n an d Trainin g Manager.

b . DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(1 ) Accomplishe s forma l trainin g action s throug h th e Pipelin e Management Syste m (PMS) . Validate s complete d forma l schoo l applications . Enter s eligibl e personnel int o upgrad e trainin g (UGT ) an d ensure s continue d eligibilit y fo r training . Review s ANG forma l schoo l allocation s throug h th e Trainin g Opportunitie s Networ k (TOPNET)and Electroni c Trainin g Catalo g Applica tio n (ETCA) . Maintain s generate d listing s o f personnel attendin g school . Coordinate s wit h highe r headquarters , a s necessary , t o suppor t formal schoo l requirement s fo r manday s an d funding . Receive s cours e bookin g form s an d line numbers . Assist s student s wit h preparation s t o ente r school , includin g preparin g orders an d ou t processin g students . Serve s a s uni t poin t o f contac t t o resolv e an y problems encountere d b y student s durin g forma l trainin g courses . Receive s forma l schoo l student trainin g report s o n students , an d graduatio n certificate s upo n completio n o f training , and forward s the m t o th e uni t trainin g manager . Followin g completio n o f forma l training, processe s student s int o th e unit , an d document s completio n o f trainin g an d awar d o f skill level.

(2 ) Monitor s th e Extensio n Cours e Institut e (ECI)/Caree r Developmen t Course (CDC ) progra m i n regar d t o EC I policies ; provide s advic e t o commanders , supervisors, an d uni t trainin g manager s o n matter s pertainin g t o ECI/CD C programs . Conducts quarterl y inventor y o f saf e containin g CD C tes t materia l i n accordanc e wit h regulatory guidance . Enroll s personne l i n CD C course s an d monitor s progress . Administer s and control s en d o f cours e examinations . Maintain s record s o f personne l participatin g i n the ECI/ C D C program s an d enter s dat a int o th e personne l dat a syste m relativ e t o course taken , cours e completio n an d tes t scores . Act s a s tes t contro l alternat e an d administrator fo r EC I testin g (CD C an d Professiona l Militar y Educatio n courses) . Conduct s quarterly inventor y o f tes t materials . Capture s dat a an d accomplishe s automate d update s t o reflect change s tha t resul t i n classificatio n actions.

(3 ) Ensure s Uni t Trainin g Manager s (UTMs) , Additiona l Dut y Trainin g Managers (ADTMs) , supervisors , trainers , certifier s , an d trainee s ar e familia r wit h th e concepts, scope , objective s an d procedure s pertainin g t o o n - th e - jo b trainin g (OJT) . Maintains curren t computer - generate d managemen t informatio n produc t listing s o f al l personne l on (OJT) . Ensure s trainee s mee t al l r equirement s fo r completio n o f trainin g prio r t o upgrade o f skil l level . Identifie s no n - productiv e personne l i n OJ T status , an d recommends appropriat e correctiv e actio n t o supervisors , uni t trainin g personnel , an d commanders. Processe s Caree r Developmen t Cours e (CDC ) reactivatio n an d re - enrollmen t request s in accordanc e wit h applicabl e guidance . Assist s i n evaluatin g th e administratio n and effectivenes s o f eac h service d uni t OJ T progra m durin g Staf f Assistanc e Visit s (SAVs).

(4 ) Consult s wit h an d assist s variou s personne l involve d wit h th e militar y training program . Prepares , directs , controls , an d instruct s th e Ai r Forc e Trainin g Course. Conduct s workcente r visits . Develops , analyzes , oversees , an d facilitate s uni t and individua l trainin g programs . Advise s commander , supervisors , trainin g managers, trainers , certifiers , an d trainee s o n uni t trainin g progra m progres s an d issues.

(5 ) Implement s an d d istribute s periodi c change s i n trainin g an d assignment requirement s fro m USAF , a s wel l a s notificatio n o f Ai r Forc e Specialt y Code s (AFSC) consolidation . Conduct s audit s t o ensur e al l personne l ar e qualifie d t o maintain appropriate Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs) . Review s an d processe s request s for waivers , involvin g trainin g an d retraining , an d forward s wit h locall y generated recommendation s fo r approva l b y highe r authority . Monitor s an d accomplishe s officer AFS C upgrad e actions . Manage s th e Specia l E x perienc e Identifie r (SEI ) Progra m fo r the base.

(6 ) Perform s i n - processin g an d out - processin g action s fo r personne l departing for , an d returnin g fro m al l servic e schools . Ensure s tha t departin g personne l hav e i n their possession orders, records and r eportin g instructions . Prepare s schoo l tou r order s via MAPPER . Counsel s member s departin g fo r activ e dut y fo r trainin g t o ensur e special requirement s suc h a s physica l examinations , clothing , equipmen t an d securit y clearances ar e met.

(7) Prepares a n d processe s compute r input s t o th e dat a bas e fo r dat a elements relate d t o OJ T trainin g school s an d correspondenc e courses . Complie s with policy/procedure s establishe d i n applicabl e directive s i n suppor t o f th e Privac y Ac t of

1974.

(8 ) Maintain s adm inistrativ e suspense , publicatio n file s an d record s withi n the section ; provide s safeguard s fo r CD C tes t materials ; prepare s reports , correspondence, requisition s forms , publication s an d maintain s record s set s o f specia l order s o n approved schoo l tou r app l ication s an d ensure s forma l schoo l tou r workday s an d fundin g i s available.

(9 ) Accomplishe s Communit y Colleg e o f th e Ai r Forc e (CCAF ) registratio n and enrollment s fo r assigne d members . Ensure s progres s report s reflec t prope r semester hour s o f Ai r Forc e schoolin g an d tha t transfe r credit s ar e applie d fro m local colleges/universitie s o r credi t b y examinations . Counsel s full - tim e an d traditional guardsma n o f CCA F standin g an d genera l educationa l requirement s t o complet e an Associate s i n Applie d Scienc e Degree . Maintain s CCA F an d loca l colleg e catalog s as genera l referenc e publication s fo r prope r counselin g techniques.

(10 ) Administer s an d direct s th e bas e leve l Defens e Activit y fo r No n - Traditional Educatio n Suppor t (DANTES ) programs . Thes e program s includ e examinatio n o f basic skills , e.g. , GED ; colleg e credi t b y examination , e.g. , CLEP ; postsecondar y admissions testing , e.g. , ACT , SAT , GRE ; an d guidanc e an d skill s assessmen t inventories . Also include d ar e independen t stud y program s availabl e fr o m regionall y accredite d colleges an d universities ; militar y evaluatio n program s e.g . colleg e credi t fo r militar y experienc e and training ; experientia l learnin g assessmen t programs ; colleg e credi t fo r voluntee r or vocationa l experiences ; an d externa l degre e program s whic h offe r flexibl e schedules, incorporat e nontraditiona l education , an d hav e littl e o r n o residenc y requirement . In addition , requisition s material s fro m DANTE S an d maintain s a referenc e librar y of appropriat e publications . Market s program s t o uni t member s an d counsel s the m o n those program s tha t wil l assis t the m i n meetin g thei r educatio n objectives.

(11 ) Maintain s liaiso n wit h highe r headquarters ; loca l schools , college s and universities ; th e stat e Departmen t o f Education , etc.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Work involving supervising or performing technical, specialized, or support work in the field of education or training. Develops, oversees, and evaluates education or training programs. Schedule and coordinate the use of training sites and facilities. Prepares plans and reports.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE :
Progressively responsible clerical experience or other work which demonstrated the ability to acquire and to apply a practical knowledge and understanding of the program objectives, policies, procedures, and requirements relating to the work of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
GS-07 - Must have at least 12 months experience, education, or training which included administrative, clerical or support duties. Experience assembling data into proper formats as directed by oral or written instructions. Experience with maintaining records and establishing a filing system. Experience and ability to follow agency directives in monitoring and controlling a testing environment. Experience in developing lesson plans and assuring plans are followed. Experience obtaining training materials and setting up training equipment (i.e., audio-visual, training aids). Experience gathering data, preparing and submitting reports.

NOTE: Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) with description of your specialized experience.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

Enlisted applicant’s military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicant must provide a written statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position.

MILITARY GRADES:
Enlisted

Minimum: E5

Maximum: E6 (Dependent upon unit availability )

Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military grade promotion.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:
Enlisted: 3S0X1, 3S2X1, 3S3X1

Must possess or be eligible to retrain into AFSC .

3S0X1

Must possess a minimum score of "41" on the Administrative portion of the ASVAB.

Medical Profile PULHES must not be greater than 333233.

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. unassisted.

3S2X1

Must possess a minimum score of "59" on the Administrative portion of the ASVAB.

Medical Profile PULHES must not be greater than 333333.

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. unassisted.

3S3X1

Must possess a minimum score of 66" on the Administrative portion of the ASVAB.

Medical Profile PULHES must not be greater than 333233.

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. unassisted.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:
  • Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
  • The Selected applicant must complete a “Declaration of Federal Employment" and "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
  • Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.
  • Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.
  • Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
  • Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).
  • Indefinite employees may be terminated or displaced at management's discretion with a 30-day written notice. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.

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.

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to new/prospective employees. 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, and 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 Wyoming 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 can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

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