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TRAINING OFFICER


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    MINNESOTA NATIONAL GUARD:

    This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) Army National Guard (ARNG) Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS) for Operations G3/5/7 Directorate. This is an Army National Guard dual status technician position that requires military membership, compatible military skill assignment and classification. The purpose of the position is to assist in the development and the execution of the command's operations, training plans and policies. Provides staff planning and assistance to ensure that required training readiness objectives are achieved and deployment planning and preparation requirements are accomplished.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

    UNIT: JFHQ, J3, NGMN-OPO, Saint Paul, MN

    LOCATION: Saint Paul, MN

    SELECTING OFFICIAL:

    This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible MOS/AFSC in the Minnesota National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently enlisted in the Minnesota National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment criteria, consult www.nationalguard.com

    **Upon selection, individuals will undergo a background check to validate suitability for employment with the federal government as permitted by law, regulation, Presidential order or other authority. Suitability is dependent upon the particular requirements for security clearance, sensitivity level, and DOD IT network access. Items checked include, but are not limited to all criminal history record information, employment history, education and fiscal accountability/responsibility.**

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    Responsibilities

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    A Training Officer, GS-1702-09, Assists with the evaluation of the overall training programs for the State. Develops short and long term training plans that support the commander's training guidance. Issues instructions and procedures to subordinate organizations for the conduct of activities which meet the commander's training guidance and directives of higher headquarters. Ensures the conduct of a training evaluation program for subordinate organizations. Conducts and/or coordinates staff assistance visits and command level inspections in the area of training, physical security and readiness. Evaluates the mission essential task lists of subordinate organizations to ensure conformity with higher headquarters, commander's guidance and intent, Army doctrine, and regulatory requirements. Reviews training evaluation and inspection reports to identify systemic problems and trends. Formulates needed revisions or improvements to training activities. Reviews training plans and schedules of subordinate organizations for approval and revision as necessary to ensure compliance with yearly training guidance. Provides technical guidance and assistance to subordinate commanders or other operations and training personnel pertaining to scheduling and conducting training. Schedules and ensures the execution of special training courses on a variety of subjects such as communications procedures, leadership courses, and marksmanship training. Coordinates with external training, evaluation and assistance organizations for the conduct and evaluation of Army training to include, but not limited to, Field Training Exercises (FTX) and Command Posts Exercises (CPX). Assists with the development of annual operational and training budget requirements. Recommends sub-allocations of funding for subordinate organizations in accordance with annual funding allowance and established priorities. Evaluates, develops, and maintains command level policies commensurate with training directives issued by all echelons of command and the commander's guidance. Evaluates organizational readiness reports and prepares recommendations for improvement/modification to organizational training programs. Analyzes proposed changes and determines effects on organizational readiness and the ability of organizations to accomplish assigned missions. Develops and reviews requests for changes to future authorization documents. Coordinates with other staff elements and subordinate organizations for the review and analysis of force modernization and future organizational structure and allowances. Provides technical guidance and assistance to subordinate units in the development of deployment and redeployment plans for use in responding to local/state/national emergencies, homeland security missions, and anti-terrorism/force protection. Directs scheduling and coordination for the use of training sites and facilities. Ensures coordination with logistical personnel for the availability of required equipment and supplies for training activities. Reviews and forwards requests for the local procurement and acquisition of training aids, manuals, or other instructional material not available within normal supply channels. Maintains liaison with personnel at local, state or federally operated training sites. Identifies the requirement for, directs, and/or approves organizational requests for initiation, coordination and maintenance of usage agreements for local/private training areas. Conducts or directs preliminary environmental impact assessments for training sites/areas and requests formal assessments through channels to state level environmental personnel. Develops Risk Management plans and programs for the command. Analyzes trends within the command and makes recommendations for changes to policies and activities to minimize risks of training activities and increase individual safety awareness. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required
    Not required

    Supervisory status
    Yes

  • Job family (Series)
    1702 Education And Training Technician

  • Requirements
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    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Membership in the Minnesota National Guard is REQUIRED
    • This position will not be filled until current incumbent vacates
    • OFFICER, WARRANT OFFICER
    • Army Funded - Selected individual will not be required to change branches
    • Higher grade may apply but may have to take a reduction
    • Sensitivity Level 2
    COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: ARMY: OFF: BR 01A; WO: 011A; AIR: AFSC: ANY

    MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:
    Upon selection, individual must be assigned to a compatible military position and must also maintain satisfactory membership in the Minnesota National Guard.
    Upon selection, individuals will undergo a background check to validate suitability for employment with the federal government as permitted by law, regulation, Presidential order or other authority. Suitability is dependent upon the particular requirements for security clearance, sensitivity level, and DOD IT network access. Items checked include, but are not limited to all criminal history record information, employment history, education and fiscal accountability/responsibility.

    Qualifications
    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, read, understand, and retain instructions, regulations, and procedures that otherwise demonstrates the ability to perform or learn to perform the duties of the position.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE :
    GS-09 Must have at least 12 months experience equivalent to the GS-07. Experiences that demonstrated the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (Competencies/KSAs) 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 films, and film strips. 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.

    Education
    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Army National Guard and Air National Guard Officer Technicians
    - A high school diploma and a college degree are mandatory. An academic undergraduate degree with courses in education, grammar and composition, speech, psychology, guidance, and sociology; or, social and behavioral sciences is mandatory.

    Army National Guard Warrant Officer Technicians - Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma. An under-graduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum. An academic degree with courses in education, grammar and composition, speech, psychology, guidance, and sociology; or, social and behavioral sciences defines a best qualified candidate.

    Additional information

    POSITION DESCRIPTION: D2218000

    REMARKS: No PCS available. Position will not be filled until current incumbent vacates. Army Funded - Selected individual will not be required to change branches. Sensitivity Level 2.

    SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: OFFICER, WARRANT OFFICER

    Acceptance of a Technician position may result in the termination of your Selected Reserve bonus.

    To view ALL MN National Guard Vacancies, go to: http://www.minnesotanationalguard.org/careers/minnesota.php

    IMPORTANT NOTES:
    • Should a position be announced at less than the authorized grade, the selected applicant may be non-competitively promoted when he/she meets all qualifications and is submitted for promotion by the supervisor.
    • IAW NGR 600-25 AND AFI 36-101, grade inversion within the full-time workforce is not permitted.
    • Employment may be contingent upon successful completion of technician pre-employment physical for certain occupational series.
    • Males applicants born after 31 December 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System in compliance with the Defense Authorization Act of 1986, Section 1622 ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).
    The Minnesota Department of Military Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for the position without discrimination for any non-merit reason(s) such as age, race, religion, gender, ethnic origin or non-disqualifying disability. Pre-selection is not only counter-productive to effective recruitment and placement, but also violates Minnesota National Guard Merit Placement principles and will not be tolerated. If you have information or questions regarding this issue, please contact the Equal Employment Manager at 651-282-4472 or 651-282-4078.

    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.

    AREAS OF PRIORITY: In Accordance with MN National Guard Regulation 690-335 (Army) or 36-1 (Air), Applications will be forwarded to the selection official to conduct reviews by area of priority as listed below

    Area 1: Current On-board Minnesota National Guard Title 32 Technicians who are in permanent or indefinite technician status as a result of being competitively hired within that National Guard component applying for a position within the component which they are currently employed.

    Area 2: Current Minnesota National Guard Title 32 Technicians who are in permanent or indefinite technician status as a result of being competitively hired at a sister component that is identified on the Position Vacancy Announcement (PVA), including onboard Title 5 employees that are also current members of MNNG; i.e. Army MNNG to Air MNNG, Air MNNG to Army MNNG.

    Area 3: All Minnesota National Guard members currently assigned to the MNANG or to the MNARNG applying for a position within the component in which they are currently assigned. i.e. temporary technician or Traditional Guardsman.

    Area 4: Currently assigned service members in other branches of the military outside of the Minnesota National Guard, to include those assigned to Active Duty, Reserve or other state's National Guard.

    Area 5: All individuals able to and willing to become members of the Minnesota National Guard including prior service not currently assigned to a military component and non-prior service US civilians.

    Evaluation Factors:
    Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of appropriate education, experience, training, self-development activities, and special awards. Candidates are considered on the basis of available information on their current application and supporting information that has been provided to this office. To ensure full consideration, applicants are urged to submit information about their training, self-development, outside experience, activities and awards. National Guard military (Part-time) service is considered as full-time experience when evaluated against the qualification requirements for a technician position. The applicant is credited with actual number of months the member has been in the National Guard if the experience is related.

    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

  • Required Documents
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    To apply for this position, you MUST submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume and/or OF 612 showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format must include Month and Year, e.g, 02/2017, Feb 2017, ect.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents: It is highly recommended that you also submit the AGO 163 to accurately reflect your military experience.

    Copies of the OF 612 and AGO 163: http://www.minnesotanationalguard.org/

    Job Information: Vacancy Identification Number (10182568), title (TRAINING OFFICER) and grade(s) for which you are applying.

    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.

  • Benefits
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    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
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    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10182568

    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 documents to 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 Darrin Janisch

    Phone
    651-282-4668
    Email
    [email protected]

    Address

    MN HRO JFHQ
    600 CEDAR STREET
    SAINT PAUL, MN
    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.

    CONTACTING US: After you have read all the instructions in this vacancy announcement, if you still have questions about this position or the application process, you may contact us at (651) 282-4155.

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    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    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 and hiring process 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/496074400 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Posted
04/12/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota, US