Oral Board Questions
Card Set Information
Oral Board Questions
Tell us about yourself
38 years old
Married 10 years
9 year old daughter and 1 year son
From CA. but here for 20 years (Phx is home, I even claim the Cardinals)
#1 Priority is always being able to take care of my little boy, little girl and wife
Army priority is to always remember our greatest asset is our Soldiers
Why do you want to be a Training Technical
I enjoy training.
I enjoy being part of an organization that is responsible for ensuring the success of our National Guard Soldiers
I truly believe in the mission of the US Army and the National Guard
I understand there is only one standard which is the US Army Standard
I want to ensure the training I am part of brings credit to the Guard; so we remove the stereotype of being a typical Guard unit
I want a job that I want to come to work and I enjoy my work
What is the job of a Training Tech
Serve as a subject matter expert in Training, Advisory services, Administering OJT, Operations, and Development of Training Programs
Operations and oversight of range operations
Provide technical assistance, training, and support to using Units
Management of firing ranges, training and bivouac areas, and training records utilizing the RFMSS and PEO-STRI
What have you done to prepare for this position?
I have been preparing for this job for the past 4 years.
I believe I a great fit for this position considering:* Recent return from deployment as Operations NCOIC (174 MP’s)
2 Years experience with the MTB as weapons team NCOIC
1 year experience with OJS as Mobile Training Team NCOIC
All have extensive weapons experience consisting of planning, conducting, and evaluating training
What are you bringing to the job?
If you have sat on boards before, you’ve heard
I’m a hard worker, quick learner, I give 100%, personality to work with anyone, ect, ect.
All that’s me too; BUT what I’m bringing is
True meaning of Teamwork / Chemistry
The importance of being able to follow then lead
When in leadership position teach chemistry
Example of good & bad chemistry
The experience of being at the bottom and working my way to the top
Positive attitude of representing for the old dudes
I’m here for a career position vs. just a job and a pay check
Why should we choose you over other candidates?
I’m not here to bad mouth any other candidates; I’m sure they are all qualified for the position and I’d be honored to work with any of them.
What separates me is
This is personal; I take it very serious that you would choose me to be part of your team
I know when I’m in a good situation
I’m not focused on doing things for recognition, that will come with doing a good job
I always remember 3 rules
1) Be where I’m supposed to be, when I’m supposed to be there, with the right attitude
2) Look like a Soldier
3) Maintain physical fitness
Commitment, Loyalty, Dedication
Physically fit (I can hang with any of the youngsters)
Attention to detail; I take owner ship of my title, Supervisors can count on
me for mission completeness, upholding standards, and team chemistry
Knowing I'm not perfect
Time management for continuing pursuit of Bachelor's Degree
Doughnuts; terrible sweet tooth
What would your employer say about you?
Passionate about training and upholding the standard