About the Position: Serves as a Training Instructor (Radar
Operations) for 1st Battalion, 78th Field Artillery,and 428th Field
Artillery Brigade.Duties: Training Instructor (Radar Operations)
for Battery, Battalion, Brigade Fire Direction Center, and Fire
Support Elements or Joint Fires. Individual has the knowledge and
understanding of all operator functions for radar operation and has
the ability to articulate in a classroom environment.
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- Present course material on any of the approximately fifteen
subjects in accordance with (IAW) Training and Doctrine Command
(TRADOC) Regulations (TR) 350-70, TR 350-18, and TR 350-70-5.
- Prepare the daily work plan for each phase of each training
- Assist in the verification and validation of updated technical
manuals and Radar systems.
- Ensure that training facilities and equipment are available and
operational for proper instruction as needed.
- Presents material according to Programs of Instruction
- Revise course materials such as instructor and student guides,
practical exercises, programmed texts, training aids, examinations,
lesson plans, and field and technical manuals IAW approved POI and
subject to final approval by supervisor.
- Respond to student reactions, questions, and students
experiencing difficulties grasping the material to ensure
understanding on each student?s part.
- Maintain valid Information Assurance (IA) certification to
disseminate and verify implementation of IA policy, guidance, and
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
1712 Training Instruction
Conditions of Employment
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
- Annual physical examination.
- Occasional temporary duty travel (TDY)
- Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentive may be
- Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses may be
- Defense National Relocation Program will NOT be authorized
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment
authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You
will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet,
and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or
categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive
list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
- 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
- Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
- Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee
- Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS)
- Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test
Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
- Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
- Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
- Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
- Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
- Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
- Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement
- People with Disabilities, Schedule A
- Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference
- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or
experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid
and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through
National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other
organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious;
spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your
resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if
qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as
part of your application. Additional information about transcripts
is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that
demonstrates a practical knowledge of the subject area of the
position and of the methods and techniques of instruction which
includes: 1) Update training materials for all operator functions
for radar operations; 2) Prepare training schedules for input into
training database; 3) Maintain training data to include course
purpose, scope and prerequisites for all operator functions for
radar operations and 4) Write reports based on training data
collection for all operator functions for radar operations.
Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full
years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to
such a degree with a major study in education or a subject area
related to the position to be filled.
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%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your
total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of
completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first
year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency
in the following areas:
- Curriculum Development
- Education / Training Program Administration
- Instructional Delivery and Learner Development
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General
Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks
of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show the education credentials have been
evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has
been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,