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Training Instructor (Radar Operations)

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Fort Sill
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

  • Duties




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 session.
  • 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 (POI).
  • 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 training requirements.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

1712 Training Instruction

  • Requirements



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 investigation.
  • Annual physical examination.
  • Occasional temporary duty travel (TDY)
  • Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentive may be authorized
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses may be authorized
  • 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 (non-Army)
  • Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement
  • 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 Eligible
  • People with Disabilities, Schedule A
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Reinstatement
  • 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 percentages.

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 (GS-07).


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, visit:

Keywords: Department of Defense, Lawton , Training Instructor (Radar Operations), Other , Fort Sill, Oklahoma

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