You will serve as a TRAINING AID SPECIALIST in the EOD TRAINING DEPARTMENT of EXPLSV ORD DISP TRNG/EVAL UNIT TWO.
You will provide realistic and fully functional inert training aids in a dynamic field where technical material and threats are constantly evolving commensurate with real world tactical environments.
You will maintain currency in technical expertise and training aid design and construction.
You will repair and/or replace training aids as required to maintain sufficient training inventory.
You will plan, organize, manage and conduct effective training aid construction to support the EOD FRTP.
You will function as Training Enabler and IED training aid Subject Matter Expert.
You will be required to have personal contact with command military and civilian staff members, members of other commands, other branches of the armed services, personnel of related units, members of higher and subordinate commands, and vendors.
You will liaison with Intelligence Specialists and Operational Forces to stay aware of emerging IED threats and employment.
You will manage component and training aid inventory to ensure adequate items and parts are available to support training and exercises.
You will utilize the Navy supply system to procure materials and equipment to manufacture training aids/sites.
You will perform tasks that will require moderate physical exertion; these tasks will be performed in various weather conditions.
Conditions of Employment
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Specialized Experience: Experience constructing simple mechanical to complex advanced electrical IED training aids commensurate to real-world Unexploded Ordnance and IED threats. Experience functioning as liaison for the command on matters associated with EOD threats and employment. Experience drafting, editing and submitting proper documentation in support of training and exercises objectives. Experience operating electronic test equipment, electrical hand tools and basic hand tools. Experience utilizing EOD tools and equipment. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
To qualify based on education requires one of the following: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy’s Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.