Training Specialist


Vacancy ID: 874784   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-13-874784   USAJOBS Control Number: 341557600

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 874784
1. Title of Job

Training Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you  a current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees with competitive status only?  Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 13.


13

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Training Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


241360031 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one response which best describes your experience and/or education which meet the Qualification Requirements for a Training Specialist, GS-1712-13.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience serving as an advisor in the planning, development, presentation, and evaluation of complex education and training programs.
B. I do not possess the experience as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the letter that best describes your eligibility for this position.

A. I currently work for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service.
B. I DO NOT currently work for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service.

In this section, you are asked to evaluate yourself on task items using the scale provided. When marking your ratings, please do not overstate or understate your level of experience or capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. Do not give yourself credit for having performed tasks you have not performed. Additional steps in the selection process are designed to verify your stated level of experience and capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from employment with the organization.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Develop procedures, criteria and standards for use in evaluating the training and educational programs and conduct surveys to evaluate program effectiveness.

4. Design training courses to clearly and effectively present complex information about scientific and programmatic objectives, recommendations and activities.

5. Evaluate training policies, procedures, curricula, instructional methods and techniques, quality of instruction, adequacy and utilization of training aids and devices, facilities and equipment used in training courses.

6. Design, develop and coordinate training and curriculum development activities with other federal, state, public and private organizations and the local public.

7. Design, develop and conduct training courses covering subject matters that are unusually broad and highly complex.

8. Evaluate the quality and usefulness of current training activities and materials and updates, oversees, and coordinate revisions to training materials and formats for courses.

9. Evaluate training needs and develop new training courses, modules and seminars.

10. Provide consultative services in the design of leadership and professional development training programs.

11. Provide training and career development advice and assistance.

12. Coordinate and facilitate cooperation among diverse members of a team.

13. Develop new training courses, modules and seminars.

14. Prepare reports for management on the status and effectiveness of training activities.

15. Format material for training sessions.