Training Instructor Job in Madison, Wisconsin – Department of Veterans Affairs



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 Instructor in Madison, Wisconsin Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Training Instructor – Madison, Wisconsin
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 556001
Start Date: 12/30/2021
End Date: 01/22/2022

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 15 days of the closing date of this announcement, 01/21/2022. 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-09 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-07. 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. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. 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. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: GS-09 Specialized Experience: You must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-07 in the Federal service that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the Training Instructor, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Knowledge and experience of the training and educational process and the principles of learning in order to assess, design, implement and evaluate educational sessions for employees; Knowledge and skill in adapting analytical techniques and evaluation criteria to the measurement and improvement of program effectiveness and productivity; Knowledge and ability to develop training plans and/or programs focusing on learning objectives and outcomes; Knowledge and skill with VISTA, CPRS, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and online training packages; Knowledge of the TMS training program and the ability to organize materials, training documentation and records; Skill in written and oral communication in order to communicate effectively with participants attending training.
GS-09 Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must possess a master’s or equivalent graduate degree, or successful completion of two (2) years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL. B or J.D., if related to the Training Instructor position and if such education demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. (Note: Transcripts Required)
GS-09 Combination: Applicants may combine education and experience. You must possess equivalent combinations of education and experience to qualify at this level. Applicants must have a combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience as described above. (Note: Transcripts Required) You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
CommunicationEducation and TrainingPlanning and EvaluatingTechnical Competence 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: The work is primarily sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as paper, books, and small packages. The work can involve setting up classrooms to include table and chairs, configuring a learning environment to include easels, whiteboards, and other materials such as laptop computers, projectors, etc., to support various face to face and virtual training. Work Environment: The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, or classrooms. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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