Training Technician

Department of Defense Dyess AFB, TX
* Duties

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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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* Assists the Chief, Education and Training in administration of Education, Training and Distance Learning Programs.

* Responsible for overall management OJT program for the wing.

* Manages the development of education and training instructional products.

* Plans, directs, organizes, and coordinates operations of the Advance Distributed Learning, and multimedia education and training programs.

* Monitors the overall accuracy and reliability of all data entered into and maintained in Personnel Data System (PDS) and Education and Training Systems.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

1702 Education And Training Technician

* Requirements

Help Requirements 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

* PCS expenses will be paid

* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see

* Total salary varies depending on location of position

* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

* Disclosure of Political Appointments

* The incumbent?s regular assignments are ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ARTduties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.

* Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies (UTA).

* The incumbent may be required to fly in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments (TDY).

* Position requires the incumbent to obtain and retain a security clearance as designated for this position.


Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience for GS-1702-09 level positions which includes: Incumbent must possess a comprehensive knowledge of military personnel policies, Reserve mission, training methods and programs, policies, procedures, rules, guidelines, publications, etc., to understand respective programs and converse with functional managers. Must have sufficient knowledge of the automated systems, personal computers, and software employed, in order to make reports, correspondence, and extract data. Must possess ability to analyze data/products to determine adequacy of training programs and/or deficiencies thereof.. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-07 grade/level position or equivalent in the federal service.

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 military personnel policies, Reserve mission, training methods and programs, and

Air Force Testing Program, AFIADL, and DANTES testing.

2. Knowledge of automated systems, personal computers, and software.

3. Ability to analyze data/products to determine adequacy of training programs.

4. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals, both orally and in writing, using tact and


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.