Job opening: TRAINING TECHNICIAN (TITLE 32)
Salary: $57 118 - 74 250 per year
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This National Guard position is for a TRAINING TECHNICIAN (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D2509000 and is part of the Oregon National Guard 173rd Fighter Wing, National Guard.
As a TRAINING TECHNICIAN (TITLE 32), GS-1702-9, this position is located within an Air National Guard, Aircraft Maintenance Organization. This is an Air National Guard (ANG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to initiate, research, develop, manage, and control training programs.
1. Plans, organizes, leads and controls the Group and subordinate unit training program to ensure combat readiness. Reviews the training of all personnel and determines method to accomplish training to include Formal Training Schools, Career Development Course (CDC), Professional Military Education (PME), Air Force Testing and On the Job (OJT) programs. Evaluates training for unit members and tracks progress via automated training records systems and other tools. Coordinates actions with UTMs, supervisors, and higher headquarters training functions at the Wing, and MAJCOM level, as appropriate. Advises the Group Commander on the execution of unit training and advises UTMs, supervisors or managers within units when actions may affect productivity or mission. Based on the distribution of skills, job proficiency, evaluations, technical evaluation, tests, etc., prepares training schedules and course outlines and determines the means by which such training can be attained; i.e., formal off base training, Field Training Detachments, Mobile Training Detachments, classroom, etc. where satisfactory arrangements cannot be made, seeks the assistance of Host Wing/Base Education and Training office or higher headquarters where no Wing/Base Education and Training Office exists. Through a planned training control program, ensures a balance of skills and skill levels within the Group's span of control. Manages the classification system to ensure all MXG personnel meet the mandatory requirements and are awarded the correct Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC). Processes classification actions in the Maintenance Information System (MIS) and initiates an AF form 2096s for classification changes. Plans, compiles, prioritizes, and forecasts requirements for formal school training for out-years based on retirements and other attrition projections, conversion of weapons systems, etc. and screens out-of-cycle training requests. Confers with NGB functional managers and Base Education and Training Manager (BETM) on waivers for positions, and identifies education and specialty qualifications requirements. Tracks survey completions. Chairs and conducts meetings with management to resolve critical or controversial training issues. Coordinates and implements Maintenance Group (MXG) commander's policies. Plans, organizes, and evaluates all elements of education, training and Distance Learning programs for the MXG.
2. Responsible for overall management of OJT program for the Group and oversight of subordinate unit's OJT program for 15 to 20 AFSCs. Conducts Staff Assistance Visits (SAV) and identifies root cause of deficiencies and recommends corrective actions for process improvements. Conducts unit in and out-processing of personnel to include Permanent Change of Station, ETS and deploying personnel. Implements and manages training programs, policies and procedures as directed by Host Wing/Base Education and Training Office or higher headquarters where no Wing/Base Education and Training Office exists. Familiarize Group staff with training concepts, scope, methods and procedures. Coordinates and disseminates training policy and program changes to supervisors and trainers. Advises Group staff and training activities with developing training programs, and recommends cost-effective methods to meet qualification and skill level upgrade requirements. Advises/coordinates authorized Mission Essential Skills Training (MEST) days with Maintenance Commanders. Maintains the Special Certification Roster (SCR) as required by AF and MAJCOM guidance. Requests training support by identifying available resources, and coordinating with other sources. Collects and analyzes trend data and provides recommendations to supervisors. Briefs the Group Commander at least quarterly on the Status of Training (SOT). Group-level OPR for occupational surveys, training feedback, and external training evaluations. Provides guidance to supervisors on all training related manners. Validates schools (Formal, Type 6 and Advance Distance Learning), advises Group staff in screening and prioritizing officer and enlisted school requirements. Establishes and maintains individual training files for Group staff in upgrade training.
3. Performs other duties as assigned.
- National Guard Membership is required.
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- U.S. citizenship is required.
- This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
- The duties of this job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
- Must be able to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
- May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; shift work and/or overtime may be required.
- Federal employment suitability required and determined by a background investigation before appointment to position.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Must have a valid driver's license.
- Must be able to obtain/maintain the necessary security clearance for the position.
- Compatible Military AFSC Assignments:
- Military Grades:
Areas of Consideration:
Area 1 - Current permanent and indefinite T32 technicians of the Oregon ANG.
Area 2 - Current permanent and indefinite T5 employees of the Oregon ANG.
Area 3 - Current service members in the Oregon ANG.
Area 4 - Individuals in the active duty US Air Force, Air Force Reserve, or Air National Guard.
Area 5 - US Citizens eligible to meet the military requirements for membership in the Oregon ANG.
GENERAL and SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Involves nonprofessional work of a technical, specialized, or support nature in the field of education and training when the work requires knowledge of program objectives, policies, procedures, or pertinent regulatory requirements affecting the education or training activity. Work includes education and training tasks for maintenance, operations, and support training; education services; curriculum development; and instructor activities. Work includes developing, delivering, and evaluating education and training programs and classroom activities. Applicant's demonstrated ability to follow directions, read, understand, and retain instructions, regulations, and procedures that otherwise validate the ability to perform or learn to perform the duties of the position.
Must have at least 1-year specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade. Knowledge of Army or Air Force education and training programs regarding their principles and procedures. Experience 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. Experience 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. Experience in the capabilities of communicative interpersonal skill applications and distance learning concepts. Experience as a participant and presenter during training and military or civilian conference events.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Address Oregon National Guard 173rd Fighter Wing
211 Arnold Ave
Kingsley Field, OR 97602
- Name: Edward Chitwood
- Phone: (971) 355-3303
- Email: [email protected]