Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Training Officer in Fort Pickett, Virginia

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Fort Pickett, VA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Indefinite

Opened Wednesday 10/12/2016 (14 day(s) ago)

** Closes Thursday 10/27/2016 (1 day(s) away)

Job Overview



*This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. *

REMARKS:This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.

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.

DUTY LOCATION : JFHQ-G3, Fort Pickett, Blackstone, VA 23824

EMPLOYMENT STATUS : Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E7/SFC and Above), Warrant Officers (Not to Exceed W4/CW4), and Officers (Not to Exceed 03/CPT)


GROUP I** - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E7/SFC and Above), Warrant Officers (Not to Exceed W4/CW4), and Officers (Not to Exceed 03/CPT) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.

GROUP II – All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E7/SFC and Above), Warrant Officers (Not to Exceed W4/CW4), and Officers (Not to Exceed 03/CPT), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.

GROUP III- Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Army National Guard.

*MILITARY CRITERIA: *Applicant must be qualified and eligible for award of an MOS as follows: O: BR: 01A; WO: BR 011A

MILITARY ASSIGNMENT : Applicant selected for this military technician position must occupy a military assignment in the Virginia Army National Guard that ensures proper grade, unit, and MOS prior to placement.


*DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Formulates, oversees and evaluates overall training programs for the State. Develops short and long term training plans that support the Adjutant General's (TAG) training guidance. Develops and prepares annual operational and training budget requirements. Recommends sub-allocations of funding for subordinate organizations in accordance with annual funding allowance and established priorities. Evaluates organizational readiness reports and makes recommendations for improvement/modification to organizational training programs. Develops, reviews and adjusts command level deployment and contingency operation plans. 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.Develops and implements Risk Management plans and programs for the command. Plans, organizes and assigns work to employees engaged in training, security and readiness at the command level.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • You maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • Must meet educational/specialized experience--See Qualification Section

*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: *Experiences, education, or training that demonstrated the ability to follow directions and to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, and procedures and that otherwise demonstrates the ability to perform or learn to perform the duties of the position.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Must have at least 12 months experience equivalent to at least GS-9; or, three full academic years of progressively higher level college degree. Experienced in tparticular knowledge, skills, and abilities (Competencies/KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position. Additionally, all applicants must have completed two years of training experiences which equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (competencies) to successfully perform the duties of the position. Knowledge of Army or Air Force vision, values, organization, policy, and mission is mandatory. Knowledge in military training centers, training programs, schools, and units. Have experiences in conducting and developing education and training programs. Knowledge in the Army or Air Force education and training policy requirements. Experienced in conducting, supervising, and/or developing education and training programs. Experienced in managing programs to include developmental education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and libraries. Knowledge in conducting audio-visual presentations, educational tests and measurements, and instructing techniques is mandatory. 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 trainining 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 subject principles and applications to students using audiovisual aids such as, mockups, graphs, training films, and film strips. Experienced in completing student progress evaluations and using 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. Experienced in maintains attendance records and requisitions supplies.


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE –A high school diploma and a college degree are mandatory. An undergraduate academic degree with courses in education, grammar and composition, speech, psychology, guidance, and sociology; or, social and behavioral sciences is mandatory.

  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

  • Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.

  • Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

After the closing date Thursday, October 27, 2016, your resume will be reviewed in full and compared to the required specialized experience as listed on this announcement. You will be notified electronically whether you have been found eligible and ineligible. If you are found eligible and qualified, your application will be forwarded to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.


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Other Information

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please DO NOT send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, YOU MUST apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.


For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the Virgina National Guard, please visit our website at Virginia National Guard Homepage Virginia National Guard Homepage.

Salary Range: $59,246.00 to $77,019.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-1702-11/11

Promotion Potential: 11

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 453184500

Job Announcement Number: VA16-219CCW