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This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs are part of the regular career civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service.
In addition, ARTs are required to maintain their active membership in the AF Reserve unit where assigned. ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month.
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This position is obligated to the former incumbent and has return rights to this position under 10 U.S.C. 1586. Upon the employee's return you are subject to being displaced from this obligated position. Every effort will be made to find an equivalent position for you at the same grade for which you qualify within the commuting area without loss of seniority, status, or tenure.
The primary purpose of this position is: This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. The purpose of the position is to manage the training program within the unit maintenance organization.
Plans, directs, and controls the maintenance training program. Receives and reviews data pertinent to any element. This data may be in any form ranging from brief handwritten notes to computer generated statistical listings.
Initiates and conducts a testing program for maintenance technicians to determine specific training needs. Evaluates the results of each test administered and determines areas of deficiency.
Plans and outlines a training program for management personnel (all levels of Maintenance Management) to cover the training of replacement supervisors as well as training and/or retraining of currently assigned supervisors, as needed. Performs work regarding conducting staff visits to organizations within unit(s).
Performs work to train personnel (ARTs, reservists, civilian employees, supervisors, managers, etc.) within unit in all elements of maintenance training program as it affects them. In this capacity, prepares training outlines, lesson plans, and tests. Conducts classroom and OJT.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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1702 Education And Training Technician
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must be a current member of the AF Reserve or willing/qualified to join
A security clearance may be required
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
Total salary varies depending on location of position
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
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
Disclosure of Political Appointments
May be required to perform temporary duty assignments and in the performance of these assignments may be required to fly in military and/or commercial aircraft.
Military AFSC and Grade: 3F271/E-7
This position is obligated to the former incumbent and has return rights to this position under 10 U.S.C. 1586.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Specialized Experience:
One year of specialized experience for GS-09 level positions which includes: Knowledge of training techniques and principles to plan and execute the maintenance training program, skill in analyzing and interpreting technical maintenance requirements and guidelines to manage a variety or maintenance responsibilities. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-07 grade/level position or equivalent in the federal service. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
FEDERALTIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible.
One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
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:
1.Knowledge of AFRC Reserve mission and training methods, policies, procedures, regulations, instructions, and documentation requirements.
2.Knowledge of training goals and objectives to assist in the management and implementation of training goals for the maintenance unit(s).
3.Knowledge of methods and procedures for conducting unit training studies.
4.Knowledge of and skill in using automated systems t?? prepare reports and extract data from them. Ability to analyze automated products to determine adequacy of program and/or deficiencies.
5.Knowledge of maintenance Air Force Specialty Code skill-level qualifications, update, enhancement, and proficiency training requirements.
6.Skill in oral and written communication and ability to coordinate with all levels of command to, ensure accomplishment of training program objectives.
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.
This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay.
Air Reserve units and members; are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency. For additional information regarding ART positions and/or military qualifications, please call 1-800-257-1212. Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the AF Reserve.
Retired military that have active AF Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position) on the application. A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement.
It 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, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
ARE YOU USING YOUR 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.
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