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Training Instructor (Cyberspace Operations)


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    Responsibilities
    • Work closely with course managers and Subject Matter Experts (SME).
    • The incumbent analyzes, designs and develops instructional materials for Cyberspace Operations.
    • Develops, directs, coordinates and oversees cyber training and development of Joint Cyber Center personnel.
    • Develops training plans for recurring and initial training requirements for assigned personnel.Plans and conducts validity and reliability studies and surveys of the Cyberspace Operations personnel.
    • Establishes evaluation criteria, adapts/extends and guidelines, and procedures.
    • Provides readiness continuity and expertise for implementation of joint policy and doctrine in readiness related issues.


    Travel Required
    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    15

  • Job family (Series)
    1712 Training Instruction

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  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
    • U.S. Citizenship is required
    • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
    • Total salary varies depending on location of position
    • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
    • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
    • Position may be subject to random drug testing
    • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
    • Employee must maintain current certifications
    • A security clearance may be required
    • Disclosure of Political Appointments
    • Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year FY 2017, Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (USC) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may required a 180 day waiver package.
    • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

    Qualifications
    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    GS-05: Three (3) years of general experience; one (1) year of which is equivalent to the GS-04 experience that demonstrates a practical knowledge of service based programs and objectives, processes involved military and civilian training programs, and/or processes relating to training programs in parallel business and industry organizations. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of the basic principles, concepts, and methodology used in instructional programs.

    OR

    Four (4) years of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major study in education or a subject area related to the position to be filled.

    GS-07: One year specialized experience equivalent to the next lower qualifying pay band or other equivalent pay systems, GS-05. Experience may have been gained in tracking status of ancillary training of unit members and schedules recurring training; participating in special projects that directly impacts the communications readiness of the organization.

    OR

    One (1) full year of graduate level education with a major study in education or a subject area related to the position to be filled

    OR

    A Bachelor's degree in education or a subject area related to the position with Superior Academic Achievement.

    GS-09: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-07 that demonstrates knowledge and skill in developing course materials and instructional methods, principles, and techniques in order to develop self-contained training courses, obtain training resources and assess overall effectiveness.

    OR

    Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR a LL.B. or J.D. if related. Education must have major study in education or a subject area related to the position to be filled.

    GS-11: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-09 that demonstrates a practical knowledge of the subject area of the position and of the methods and techniques of instruction, which includes knowledge of training principles, concepts, legal requirements, and methodology to organize annual training plans, respond to changing requirements, ensure higher headquarters training requirements compliance, and provide advisory service.

    OR

    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

    OR

    LL.M. if related. Education must have a major study in education or a subject area related to the position to be filled.

    GS-12: I have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-11 (or higher) grade level or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience include: 1) Analyzing, designing, and developing instructional materials for Cyberspace Operations. 2) Initiating and planning development of training materials for course or cluster of courses well in advance of actual use using the Course Training Development Priorities Schedule. 3) Establishing evaluation criteria, adapting/extending guidelines, and procedures; assessing status of course content and conducting evaluations in accordance with qualification training accreditation standards.

    GS-13: I have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 (or higher) grade level or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience include: knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of instructions and instructional design including use of technology for design and delivery of training/education and to measure achievement of C-NAF AOC/AFFOR education and training objectives.

    GS-14: I have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 (or higher) grade level or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience include: knowledge and skilled mastery of innovative instructional design, professional learning theory and the principles, methods, practices, technology and delivery techniques of instructional systems with emphasis on directing course development to include instructional materials, test items, and objectives measurements instruments to plan, design, and revise full-length courses or complex development products.

    GS-15: I have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 (or higher) grade level or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience include: ability to lead and direct the efforts of a medium-sized diverse staff of multi-national active duty military; reserve military, civil servants and contractors in the planning and execution of multiple joint CJCS-directed and NORAD and USNORTHCOM internal functions, goals, objectives, and work processes pertinent to developing and conducting training and education.

    OR
    To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN

    AND
    Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1700/training-instruction-series-1712/

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
    • Ability to react in a high stress environment to intense Cyber Operations, consequence management and Interagency event situations, make critical characterization judgments, formulate recommendations that may have major national impact/consequences and transmit those recommendations clearly and concisely to Command leadership and to very high levels of national authority.
    • Knowledge of organization activities (such as special operation, recovery, airlift, etc.) weapon systems, and command control, and mission process, systems, and applications.
    • Broad knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of DoD cyberspace operations to plan, manage and coordinate cyber space planning projects requiring collaboration with various internal and external components.
    • Skill in planning and developing training programs to include gathering facts, evaluation/education/training needs, and making adjustments and improvements to accommodate program/service changes within existing resources without sacrifice to qualify or quantify.
    • Moderate to extensive background experience in training and capabilities development as a Training Developer/Instructor, military training, developing training plans and training personnel to meet organizations and cyberspace operations requirements.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the cyberspace community (e.g. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, NSA, CCMDs, and Canadian Armed Forces) to write, articulate, vet and defend military operations plans to support full spectrum cyberspace operations.
    • Skill in communicating complex information concerning cyberspace operations initiatives, both orally and in writing to provide effective briefings and reports to senior leaders.


    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education
    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Additional information

    For Direct Hire (DHA) Positions:
    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition. NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

    Tax Law Impact for PCS:
    On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf

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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.

    Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

    Drug test required
    No

  • Required Documents
    Help Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:
  • Online Application - Questionnaire
  • Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period
  • Transcripts - if you are basing your qualifications on education or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts
  • Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
  • Veterans' Preference - If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
  • ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

    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
    Help How to Apply

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 12/31/2018.

    To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10292942

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process.

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

    1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent."
    • It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    2. A complete Application Questionnaire

    3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .

    PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

    Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

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    Phone
    1-800-525-0102
    Email
    DO.NOT.EMAIL@CALL.ONLY

    Address

    EHA DHA
    550 C Street W
    JBSA Randolph AFB, TX 78150
    US

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    Next steps

    After you submit your application, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required.

    Your application will remain active through the open period of this Public Notice. Once this Public Notice closes, you must reapply.

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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 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.

    Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509766400 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Air Force Personnel Center
Posted
10/13/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Eielson AFB, AK, US