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U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Training Instructor (Engineer Equipment Operator) in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Summary About the Position: This position is located at the 554th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, U.S. Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Fort Leonard Wood is located in the beautiful South-Central Missouri Ozarks. The Fort covers more than 61,000 acres and is located in Pulaski County, bordering Waynesville/St. Robert and Interstate 44. St. Louis is a 2-hour drive east and Springfield is a 1-hour drive west of Fort Leonard Wood. Responsibilities Serve as an Instructor for the 554th Engineer Battalion. Teach enlisted, civilian, and foreign student personnel on a variety of Engineer Horizontal Heavy Equipment. Monitor and instruct student application during practical exercises on Equipment. Develop revision of new and existing Lesson Plans, Programs of Instruction, Skill Level Qualification Tests, and other course materials. Responsible for accountability of tools, training aids, and equipment ensuring proper use, care and maintenance. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Temporary Appointment NTE - Position may be filled as a Temporary Appointment NTE 30 Sep 2024. Temporary appointments may be extended up to a maximum of three (3) years. If you are a current Army employee and want to be considered for a temporary promotion, reassignment, or change to lower grade, you must apply to Announcement Number SWKA240132310194. Current permanent Federal employees (to include permanent Army employees) applying for a temporary or Term [select one] appointment will be appointed/converted into a Temporary or Term [select one] appointment with no statutory return rights back to a permanent position. 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. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying on Time-Limited Assignments In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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: applying skill in operating a variety of horizontal engineering equipment in the application of instructing and teaching students in subject area; utilizing proper instructional methods to train students on horizontal engineering equipment; ensuring training is in compliance with lesson plans, training schedules and safety policies and procedures, recommending revisions to programs of instruction, testing materials, training aids and lesson plans; and managing proper maintenance and accountability of equipment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). OR 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 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: Education and Training Instructional Delivery and Learner Development Oral Communication Technical Competence 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). All applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade and specialized experience requirements within thirty (30) days after the closing date of the announcements. Education 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: Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a(n) Training, Capability and Doctrine Warfighting Developers Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. This position is covered under AR 3016 - - National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) Local 908.