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Security Forces Training Manager (Law Enforcement)

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  • Air Force Test Center

Come be a part of something big! Smart Minds, Cool Jobs and Awesome Rewards! Fueled by innovation, talent and ambition, the Air Force Civilian Service is seeking civilian professionals prepared to deploy war-winning capabilities on behalf of the United States Air Force.

The Air Force Test Center (AFTC) is where tomorrows Air Force is tested! Long considered the “Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe”, AFTC is truly where Air Force superiority begins. Home to many Aerospace establishments and records, AFTC remains the state-of-the-art leader in Aerospace testing, and provides the warfighter with cutting-edge technology. AFTC does not only celebrate its past, but we continue to lead from the front. Join our team today and make Aerospace history!

The Air Force Test Center is looking for a Full-Time Security Forces Training Manager, Law Enforcement (NH-0080-02) to work at the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) in the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) Department of Air Force (DAF) Police (AEDC/TSD-SF) at Arnold AFB in Tullahoma, TN.

NO 6-MONTH WAIT! Recently retired and/or retiring from MILITARY service ARE eligible for immediate appointment for AFTC positions. The 180-day waiting period has been waived for AFTC to hire recently retired and/or retiring service members.

Full-time Air Force Civilian Service employees enjoy the below benefits, and more!
• Paid Time-Off:
o 11 Federal Holidays off per year
o Vacation time (Annual Leave) accumulates based on length of employment. Starts at 13 days (104 hours) per year and up to 26 days (208 hours) per year
o 13 sick days per year (104 hours)
• Various Medical, Dental & Vision packages to choose from for entire family
• Retirement:
o Pension: Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)
o 401K: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) available with up to 5% agency matching
• Flexible work schedules and shift work may be available (depends on position)
• Employee assistance Programs
• Health and Wellness resources
• Tuition Assistance & Professional Development opportunities
• Many career enhancement and promotion opportunities

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•This position MAY be eligible for a recruitment/relocation incentive. Specifics will be discussed with the Selecting Official.

Telework Information:
•Eligible for situational telework only, including Emergency and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) prescribed “Unscheduled Telework.”

Travel Requirements:
•Up to 25% Travel possible

This position has a typical 2024 salary range of $39,576 - $94,317 (includes locality).

Announcement Closes: 24 June 2024 days at 11:59 pm (EST)

Position specific skills and experience desired in a potential candidate:
-Prior Security Forces desired
-1 to 2 years’ experience prior Security Forces Trainer desired
-Instructor Certification desired

To serve as a Trainer and installation/wing security specialist for integrated defense and force protection related to physical and operations security policy and issues. Manages assigned program areas, and implements force protection policy, projects, and studies. Monitors contractor compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements.

Major Duties:
-Serves as the focal point for the security forces training program, coordination and implementing all training activities for the unit
-Ensures that all training program measures and actions taken comply with federal, DoD, Air Force, MAJOM, and local rules, directives, instructions, requirements, and procedures
-Plans, develops, coordinates, schedules, accomplishes, and/or monitors various unit training activities to include military and civilian security forces training
-Manages formal school requests, collective and sustainment training, ancillary, and recurring training
-Conducts training classes for security personnel
-Develops and monitors the accomplishment of security forces training plans and obtains and develops training aids and materials
-Attends, arranges, and conducts meetings, briefings, and workshops and performs other duties related to security forces training

-U.S. Citizenship
-Obtain & maintain appropriate security clearance
-This is a designated Drug Testing Position
-Subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing
-May be required to work extended or other than normal duty hours to include evenings and weekends and may be subject to recall
-This is a Mission Essential (ME) position performing a Mission Critical Function (MCF) which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions
-Department of Defense Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) conferrals are required within 2 years of the established employee EOD or initial assignment date to this position in accordance with DOD 3305.13-M, DoD Security Accreditation and Certification and AFI 36-2645, Security Professional Certification and Development. The listed certification requirements may not be deleted or modified without the written approval of the AF Security Functional Authority (SAF/AA) or their delegated security career field representative
-Practical knowledge of commonly applied security concepts, principles, practices, and requirements to effectively coordinate and provide effective training for the unit
-Practical knowledge of various security specialties such as physical, personnel, industrial, operational, and informational security to resolve well-defined questions and develop lesson plans
-Knowledge of security forces programs and objectives, and military/civilian security forces training program processes to develop comprehensive training programs and identify training requirements
-Skill in developing course materials and instructional methods, principles, and techniques
-Ability to instruct a training course in a classroom setting
-May be required to work uncommon tour of duty for training purposes and surveillance tasks
-May be required to wear Security Forces uniform during staff arming contingencies as directed by the Defense Force Commander (DFC)
-May be required to carry a firearm as directed by the Defense Force Commander (DFC) and will be required to qualify and remain qualified in the use of required weapons
-May be required to wear special protective clothing such as coats, boots, vests, gas masks, helmets, safety glasses, and/or hard hats and may be exposed to high levels of noise such as aircraft engines or test facilities

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Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship required. Must be of legal working age.

Air Force Test Center is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and is dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We recognize diversity encompasses many parts of one’s identity including but not limited to race, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability status, and veteran status. AFTC encourages ALL candidates to apply as our employees’ points of view are key to our success.

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