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Many of the most in-demand occupations now being recruited by the Federal Government are in the Information Education Specialist Series (GS-1700). Currently there are over 400 openings for Education Specialists

Hiring Agencies
The Departments of the Interior, Defense and Defense Education Activity are among those currently hiring in these occupations.

Occupational Titles
Series Title
GS-1701 General Ed & Training
GS-1702 Education & Training Tech
GS-1710 Ed & Vocational Training
GS-1712 Training Instruction
GS-1715 Vocational Rehabilitation
GS-1720 Education Program Series
GS-1730 Education Research Series
GS-1740 Education Services Series
GS-1750 Instructional Systems Series

Duties
Duties for the General Education and Training are as follows:
"The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the supervision of day to day operations. Other duties include responsibility for assisting the director with operation of the Child Development Center; providing input into the preparation of the appropriated fund and non-appropriated fund budgets and helping to maintain financial goals; performing supervisory duties ensuring the existence of a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment and monitoring security and maintenance."

Education and Training Technician duties are as follows:
"Educational Technicians conduct independent research to present theme-based interpretive programs to large and small audiences. They also will present curriculum-based education programs that incorporate state and national teaching standards; produce written items for print and electronic publication and updates to educational materials; work with partners to organize and host school groups, special programming, events, festivals, workshops and the like; and perform various administrative duties such as recording and reporting statistics. Incumbent must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing."

Duties for the Training Instruction Series are as follows:
“Plans, develops, organizes, implements, and directs all aspects of the Employee Development Program and provides guidance, consultations, and staff assistance in the training and the development of the staff.”

Duties for the Education and Vocational Training Series are as follows:
"The incumbent conducts specialized classes and resources that coordinate educational competencies with social adjustments, and is responsible for identifying, programming, and evaluating educational systems that demonstrate effectiveness toward reaching classified student objectives and goals."

Duties for the Vocational Rehabilitation Series are as follows:
"The Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist will provide evidence-based supported employment for veterans with physical and psychiatric disabilities. The Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist will provide services necessary for the attainment and maintenance of satisfactory vocational rehabilitation in an independent and fully professional manner. "

The following are the typical duties for the Education Program Series:
"Serves as the expert advisor and consultant concerning special education programs; develop and implement State Performance Plan and Annual Performance Report Indicator targets; oversee and monitor fiscal management for special education funds; monitor the implementation of IDEIA by Local Education Agencies to improve education results for students with disabilities; implement effective policies, procedures and practices to address program improvement aligned with IDEIA and develop and disseminate guidelines, manuals, policies, procedures and quality training materials regarding Special Education."

Duties for the Education Research Series are as follows:
Education Research primarily involves professional education research work. This includes the performance, leadership, management, or supervision of scientific research to solve educational problems or to develop new knowledge bearing on educational processes.

Duties for the Education Service Series are as follows:
“Will develop operating guidance to recommend revisions for assigned Army Continuing Education System (ACES) programs, services and systems; and provide input for budgetary requirements for Army Continuing Education System (ACES) program(s) worldwide.”

The following are the typical duties for the Instructional Systems Series:
“The incumbent will perform duties that include appling analytic and performance principles of Human Performance Improvement/Human Performance Technology and Instructional Systems Design and provide senior level expertise and develop resources to educate Service Staff, Program Office personnel and Training community.”

How to Apply
Applicants should check the job lists on this site and follow the application instructions provided or visit the following:

Dept of Defense Education Activity

Dept of Defense

Dept of the Interior
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