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U.S. Marine Corps TRAINING SPECIALIST in Twentynine Palms, California


You will serve as a TRAINING SPECIALIST in the Air Control Training Squadron of TRAINING AND EDUCATION COMMAND.


You will develop training materials for complete, full-length courses, or major course units of comparable scope in accordance with relevant orders and regulations.

You will prepare training materials and supporting instructor and student guides.

You will provide background information or layout work to illustrate materials in settings for audio visual presentation or illustrated printed media.

You will review and validate the quality of assigned courses and courseware through staff assistance visits to training sites, review of evaluation questionnaires, and analysis of available data.

You will organize or participate in validation workshops consisting of functional experts to determine critical tasks and instructional settings.


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: Developing training materials for complete, full-length courses AND designing, implementing, maintaining, and instructing for Marine aviation, control system, and tactical air defense training courses. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: 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.


Additional Requirements: In lieu of specialized experience listed in the Qualifications section, applicants may qualify based on equivalent combination of education and experience, as follows: Successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Education or a subject area related to the position to be filled.


Successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Education or a subject area related to the position to be filled.


Successfully completed an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled.


A combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience. The percentage of the required education plus the percentage of the required experience equal one hundred percent.

Additional Information

Relocation and Recruitment incentives are not authorized for this position. The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demand are required to perform the work.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. The environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, residences, or commercial vehicles. For example, use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals. The work area is adequately lit, heated, and ventilated. The work area will include both unclassified and classified workspaces. 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: 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: 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.