As a Supervisor Training Specialist you will be responsible for coordinating with unit leads to collate all standard operating procedures, guidelines, manuals, checklists and other entity documents which support science and operational programs of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility.
The duties may include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for cataloging, tracking and maintaining NBAF-specific quality management and training documents.
Establishes instructional design, development, or evaluative criteria through the analysis of educational or instructional problems or questions.
Plans and conducts studies that evaluate and predict program achievements and employee performance and prepares interpretations of results and recommendations.
Facilitates and tracks needed training of personnel, and maintains training materials.
Maintains a document management database to include ensuring timely data entry, and quality control and quality assurance of the data.
Plans, designs, implements, tests, maintains and ensures the accuracy of the databases which are used to store and create the information and training, document, and SOP inventories.
Assigns and reviews the work of staff to ensure timely performance, soundness, and value.
Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check
Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.
Subject to one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period unless prior service is creditable. New USDA supervisors must successfully complete all components of the required training program before the end of their probationary period.
Direct Deposit: Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/
Testing Designated Position: Selectee must submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and random testing thereafter. Final appointment and continued employment is conditional on negative results for illegal drug use.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement, including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.
FOR THE GS-12 LEVEL: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates:
Gathering or organizing program documents into a file system for retrieval and use.
Implementing a new data system for tracking of documents.
Tracking and reporting training needed for employees.
Supervising employees and distributing workload to the employees in the unit.
Note: There is no education substitution for this grade level.
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This position does not have an education qualification requirement.
Internal Number: DE-10496767-19-VS
About USDA, APHIS, VS, DB, National Bio and Ag-Defense Facility
The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) will be a state-of-the-art biocontainment laboratory for the study of diseases that threaten both America’s animal agricultural industry and public health. DHS S&T is building the facility to standards that fulfill the mission needs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) which will own, manage and operate the NBAF once construction and commissioning activities are complete. The NBAF will strengthen our nation’s ability to conduct research, develop vaccines, diagnose emerging diseases, and train veterinarians.