Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) TRAINING SPECIALIST (MARKSMANSHIP) in Camp J T Robinson, Arkansas

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Summary

This National Guard position is for a TRAINING SPECIALIST (MARKSMANSHIP), Position Description Number D0327000and is part of the AR ANG HQ OLMT, National Guard.

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Responsibilities

(1) Develops and implements operation plans and orders for the conduct of: Winston P. Wilson Rifle, Pistol and Machinegun Championships, Army Area Reserve Components Small Arms Championships, National Guard participation in the US Army Small Arms Championships, the Interservice Pistol Championships, and the Marksmanship Advisory Council Region Combat Tournament.

(2) Manages instructional activities relating to competitive marksmanship such as small arms firing schools provided on request of the various states and coaches clinics.

(3) Reviews, writes, or up-dates regulations pertaining to all aspects of competitive marksmanship to include, rules and regulations of competitions and security directives for weapons and ammunition.

(4) Maintain continuous contact with the State Marksmanship Coordinators of all fifty sates, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and Guam to keep abreast of their competitive activities and provide them information on programs and to assist in enhancing and expanding their programs.

(5) Plans and administers various indoor programs such as Chief, National Guard Bureau Smallbore Rifle Tournament, Chief, National Guard Bureau Smallbore Pistol Tournament, Chief, National Guard Bureau Combat Rifle Tournament, Chief, National Guard Bureau Combat Pistol Tournament, Adjutants General Air Pistol Tournament, and Adjutants General Air Rifle Tournament.

(6) Assis various Training Officers in the Small Arms Instructor/Range Officer Course (SAIROC), also assists in the management of the National Guard Rifle, Pistol and Smallbore Squads. Develops and implements plans, policies and programs for unit level competitions for small arms to enhance individual qualification training.

(7) Provides guidance and training for other assigned personnel in the performance of competitive marksmanship activities.

(8) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

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1712 Training Instruction

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Conditions of Employment

May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Military Grade Requirement:Officer or Enlisted

  • Minimum Military Grade: MSgt/E-7

  • * Maximum Military Grade:* Capt/O-3

Compatible Military Assignments:Selectee must be a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard and be assigned to the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center (NGMTC) in a compatible military position in Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) 38P4 Officer or 3P071 Enlisted. Must become compatible in the AFSC within 12 months of appointment.

IMPORTANT NOTES (AS APPLICABLE): Upon selection for this position, individual must possess or initiate a Secret Security clearance background investigation. A favorable determination based upon investigative results is mandatory for this position. Failure to meet these requirements will result in termination of employment. Individual must meet all military requirements of the position without creating a grade inversion, as determined by the Human Resources Office (HRO). Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (Grade Inversion).

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:All Series GS-1712 candidates must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level. Each applicant must have the education and validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade. Applicants must have the experiences, education, or training that demonstrates the ability to follow directions, to read, understand, with the ability to retain and recall a variety of instructions, regulations, and procedures; and, most importantly for specific positions, must have the competencies (Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Behaviors) to translate specific subjects criteria and information into a teaching/training capability.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 12 months experience equivalent to the GS-09 (see below). Have experiences that demonstrated particular knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors to successfully perform the duties of the position. Knowledge of Army or Air Force vision, values, organization, policy, and mission is mandatory. Knowledge in training centers, training programs, schools, and units for these systems. Have experiences in conducting and developing education and training programs. Also, experienced in conducting, supervising, or developing education or training programs. Knowledge in the Army or Air Force education and training policy requirements. Experienced in managing programs to include developmental education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and libraries. Knowledge is mandatory of audio-visual presentations, educational tests and measurements, and instructing techniques. Knowledge is mandatory of Army or Air Force education and training programs in regard to their principles, policies, and procedures. 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. Must have effective writing skills; editing practices; instructional media applications, training reports, program and curriculum validation, and training implementation procedures. 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. Experienced and effective communicator. 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. Experiences in organizing and preparing instructional materials. Understands and applies formal training objectives. 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. Experienced in the art of instructing personnel, such as determining the instructional methods for class size and subject matter. Capable of instructing students by lectures, discussions, demonstrations, group activities, and laboratory work. Experienced in using audiovisual aids such as, mockups, graphs, training videos. Experienced in training aids such as, achievement and aptitude tests and rating scales. Experienced in identifying and conducting individual learning difficulties diagnoses and recommends courses of remedial instruction. Understands and applies basic classroom preparations for effective instruction using controlling factors such as, temperature, ventilation, lighting, cleanliness, and arrangement of desks and equipment.

GS-09 Required Experience: Must have 12 months experience that demonstrated the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Basic knowledge of Army or Air Force vision, values, organization, policy, and mission is mandatory. Knowledge of training centers, training programs, schools, and units. Policy. Have some experiences in conducting or developing education and training programs. Also, have some experiences conducting, supervising, or developing education or training programs. Basic understanding in the Army or 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 Army or 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. Experiences in scheduling training events and facilities; supporting assistance visits and training meetings; or, assisting in work center and individual job qualification standard development; education institution registration requirements; and military personnel classification system and policies. Basic capabilities in communicative interpersonal skill applications and distance learning concepts. Experienced in effective communications. Have some capabilities and experiences in presenting professional courses and briefings; and near proficient capabilities in writing reports and records. Some experiences as a participant and presenter during training and military or civilian conference events.

PLACEMENT FACTORS: Applicants should demonstrate through prior experience, education and training the following: (1) Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately (2) Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit; effective two-way radio or telephone communication (3) Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats (4) Ability to communicate -orally and in writing- clearly and effectively (5) Ability to assess body language to ensure positive response and understanding results (6) Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting technical material. (7) Completion of a formal course in the basic principles and techniques of instruction.

Education

Air National Guard Officer Positions An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. A Graduate Degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Secret

Drug test required

No

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Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.

  2. Current AF Form 422 (Physical Profile Serial Report) dated within 18 months or Current Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) dated within 6 months: (Go to https://imr.afms.mil/imr/MyIMR.aspx. Click on the printer icon, select the Adobe PDF printer and click print. Save the document and submit it with your application. The date will populate on the bottom of the page when you print to PDF.)

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section.

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documentsto be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

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Agency contact information
AR HRO Customer Services
Phone

000-000-0000

Email

ng.ar.ararng.mbx.hro-customer-services@mail.mil

Address

AR ANG HQ OLMT Bldg 7300-Camp Robinson North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600 US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

Checking the status of your application:

To better serve our members, the Technician Recruitment and Placement (R&P;) section at AR HRO has implemented a new process for checking the status of an application. Applicants must send an email to ng.ar.ararng.mbx.hro-customer-services@mail.mil. In your email request, please provide us with the Announcement Number of the position you applied for.

This change requires some forethought on the part of the applicant. With this new process in place, applicants can expect to have a response from the AR HRO R&P; section within 2 duty days. That being said, applicants checking their application status the day before a job closes stand the chance of not receiving a review.

Our goal is not to refrain from hearing from our customers, but rather to make the process more efficient for us all. Our members are our number one priority and we want to deliver high quality customer service.

DO NOT COPY THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS WORD FOR WORD AND PLACE INTO YOUR RESUME; YOU MUST DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AS IT PERTAINS TO EACH STATEMENT.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510953800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 09/14/2018 to 10/01/2018

Service: Excepted

Pay scale & grade: GS 11

Salary: $61,218 to $79,586 per year

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time