The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Training Specialist in Asheville, North Carolina Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Training Specialist – Asheville, North Carolina
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 152300Start Date: 09/23/2019End Date: 10/13/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, October 13, 2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. Do you meet time-in-grade requirements? You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-09. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Ability to apply educational professional knowledge and skills in evaluating the soundness of project proposals, providing technical assistance on techniques and methodology, assessing project performance, and negotiating major changes in project plans; Knowledge of Veterans Health Administration and relevant governing or accreditation bodies training requirements for employees; Knowledge and application of skills in the principles, techniques and practices of accelerated adult learning; Ability to design curriculums utilizing sequencing learning and knowledge of instructional strategies; Knowledge of and ability to apply the HTM/HPDM model, design and evaluation criteria to framing plans, course materials and aids with the purpose of improving employee development; Skills necessary to work effectively with various subject matter experts to design content and delivery mechanisms that meet the needs of the organization and the ability to lead and/or participate in highs specified task or group projects to a point of completion; Ability to develop, evaluate, and plan programs utilizing current resources when possible to meet the training needs of system employees. Knowledge of software packages used in the system such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc. OR, Education: PhD. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) OR, Combination of Education and Experience: Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level (GS-9) may be used to qualify applicants for the GS-11 level. (NOTE: Education requirements for GS-9: 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.) (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Communication Computer Skills Education and Training Employee Development Planning and Evaluating 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; religions; 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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: This position requires sitting, walking, and standing, climbing stairs, bending, and lifting and carrying items. It requires telephone, written and oral communications with a wide variety of people from varied and diverse backgrounds in various states-of-mind. Extended periods of computer use are required.
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