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U.S. Army Reserve Command Staff Operations and Training Officer in Des Moines, Iowa


About the Position: This position is located at the 377 Theater Sustainment Command, 103 Mission Support Element, 103 Expeditionary Sustainment Command located in Des Moines, Iowa.


Develop wartime contingency plans for command training program.

Prepare training plans, examinations, and schedules at lower echelons.

Develop mobilization and alert plans for the immediate geographic area.

Analyze training manuals, directives, and manuals pertaining to training objectives

Determine training needs for command

Recommends to higher headquarters unit relocations, activations and modifications of manpower structure.

Evaluate training of subordinate elements.

Evaluate the Command's training operations through inspections or reviews of reports.

Provide guidance to assure conformance with objectives.

Inspect training schedules, training objectives, and methods of instruction.

Recommend priority and commitment of resources for personnel, equipment and facilities.

Assign work to subordinates based on the capabilities of employees.

Effect minor disciplinary measures.

Identify training needs of employees to assure the conduct of such training.

Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes implementing training, operations, force structure or mobilization planning; analyzing training objectives; scheduling training operations; and/or advising on military training matters. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Administration and ManagementLeadershipOrganizational Performance AnalysisWriting Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).


Additional Information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 32 - Training Capabilities and Doctrine Warfighting Developers position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Position may be filled as a temporary promotion, temporary reassignment, or temporary change to lower grade NTE 1 year by a current permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions, reassignments, or change to lower grades may be extended up to a maximum of five years, and may be made permanent without further competition. Position may be filled as a term appointment NTE 13 months, if the candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Term appointments may be extended up to a maximum of six years.