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Army National Guard Units OPERATIONS AND TRAINING SPECIALIST in Helena, Montana

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE BARGAINING UNIT POSITION. This National Guard position is for a OPERATIONS AND TRAINING SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D0607000 and is part of the Montana Army National Guard, GTC. (A copy of the Position Description can be obtained from HRO upon request.) Selecting Official: CW5 Darin Stewart Responsibilities This position is located in the Operations and Training Division, Directorate of Plans, Training and Mobilization of an Army National Guard Major Training Area (MTA). The purpose of this position is to manage and direct the activities of the Operations and Training Division assuring ranges, training facilities, training aids and devices are available to users of the training site. Formulates long and short-range plans for the development of range facilities and the training areas. Develops input for the MTA's five-year range development plan, to include justifications for construction, programing documents, maps, overlays, and sketches. Develops program documents for funding standard target systems and remote engagement target systems identified for use on range facilities programmed in the five-year range development plan. Develops other associated programs of construction and budget estimates. Evaluates the size of the facilities to allow for projected use, troop density, and to facilitate types of training required. Oversees and directs the work of one or two subordinates assigned to the Operations and Training Division. Assists in development of performance standards, goals, and objectives for subordinate workers. Approves/disapproves leaves. Provides recommendations for incentive awards and training of subordinate workers. Participates in interviews with applicants for subordinate positions and provides recommendations for selection. Provides technical guidance to lower graded workers. Assists in resolving complaints and grievances from employees which can be informally resolved. Promotes acceptance and adherence of programs such as Equal Employment Opportunity, Federal Womens Program, Physically Handicapped, Labor Management Relations and other special emphasis programs. Assists in maintaining an effective position management program. Coordinates with user organizations for use of hfTA ranges and training facilities. Reviews and approves schedules to insure maximum training opportunities. Coordinates with using organizations to assist in obtaining support if not available at MTA, with units having requested support capabilities. Prepares budget requirements for submission to support man-day. training, schools and travel for the Operations and Training Division. Conducts surveys of users to assess adequacy of existing facilities to meet training requirements and reviews the installation five-year plan to ensure it meets existing and future requirements. As the primary point of contact within the Directorate of Plans, Training, and Mobilization for training facilities, reviews training project proposals and recommends to the Operations and Plans Officer approval, disapproval, or modifications. Reviews plans, specifications, architectural and engineering documents for range facilities to assure conformity with doctrine and for compliance with DA range safety criteria. Reviews plans for aviation, airborne, and NBC Training conducted at the MTA to assure compliance with established safety and local operational procedures. Develops installation policies and regulations governing range safety, training, medical evacuation, and other emergency procedures. Reviews and updates these documents when required. Advises tenant organizations of pertinent MTA policy and requirements. Based on projected availability of the latest simulation devices, determines and recommends suitable facilities for use as simulation centers. Coordinates, with the supervisor, plans and specifications for the modification of existing or the construction of new facilities for simulation centers. Develops guidelines for the preparation of training programs for personnel and elements assigned or attached to the MTA or installation support unit. Oversees the processing of applications for service schools and formal technician courses. Formulates policies and procedures for the control of classified material, restricted areas, and communications security. Monitors the status of personnel security clearance requests and investigations. Develops intelligence, counterintelligence, and operational security plans for the MTA. Serves as the authority at the training site regarding classified material and security. Develops SOP's for and directs the activities of the installation Emergency Operations Center during state domestic or national emergencies. Develops plans and procedures for the overall communications requirements for range and field training operations. Evaluates internal communications, staffing, equipment, and facilities requirements. Coordinates additional commercial communications requirements with the MTA administrative and budget offices. Directs actor: to improve effectiveness in tactical communications systems and operations. Advises and coordinates with commanders and staff officers of using units on communications matters. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Military Grades: E6 - CW6 GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Compiling reports, letters, memoranda, etc., and required person-to-person contacts to convey information. Progressively responsible experience which demonstrates the ability to provide technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of the position to be filled. Experience using computer and automation systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION: Must possess one of the following: A) 1 year specialized experience, education or training equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. Must have experience providing technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of the position to be filled. Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of administrative procedures and practices of management. Experience developing administrative procedures.(MUST address these specialized experiences in detail on resume to be considered for this position/grade.) B) Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B. or J.D., if related.(Copies of all relevant transcripts are required. Official copies may be required at a later date.) C) A combination of Specialized Experience and Education which is equal to 100% of the requirements. Education If you are using Education to qualify for this position, copies of ALL relevant transcripts must be submitted with your application. (Official copies may be required at a later date.) Additional Information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System (