Training Technician I

Annual Salary Range:
$34,944.00 – $49,128.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,456.00 – $2,047.00
Class Number: 
Pay Grade: 
Areas of Interest: 
Human Resources & Development
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Selective Certification: 
Certification of eligibles from the TRAINING TECHNICIAN I register may be based on specialized background/criterion associated with the following: child support, developmental disabilities, juvenile offenders. Applicants should describe their related qualifications in detail on their merit application and may be requested to provide proof of their credentials.

This is entry-level professional work developing and delivering training and other related human resource management programs and functions for one or more state agencies.

This description may not include all of the duties, knowledge, skills, or abilities associated with this classification.
Examples of Work

Assists in the research, development, and delivery of training programs for employees and/or clients of one or more state agencies.

Assists in the research, development, and implementation of training materials; assists in the writing and development of training curriculums .

Assists in the production, development, evaluation, or acquisition of audio-visual aids and computer-based software for use in training programs.

Participates in the overall evaluation of training effectiveness, and recommends and/or implements revisions to specific training programs.

Assists agency leaders and work teams in determining present and/or future organizational and individual development needs.

Provides technical advice to agency personnel regarding the planning, scheduling, and delivery of training programs.

Prepares reports, as required, on the progress of assigned phases of training.

Initially, work is reviewed closely by an administrative supervisor; as more experience is gained, receives general supervision.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Intermediate knowledge of methods of instruction, preparation of training materials, and principles of personnel development.

Introductory knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques involved in the development and administration of training programs.

Introductory knowledge of the general organization, functions, and operations of the assigned agency.

Introductory knowledge of personnel, business, and office management as applied to public administration.

Ability to assist agency staff in identifying training needs and developing a training program.

Ability to effectively plan, develop, and organize materials for use in training programs.

Ability to lead discussions and instruct participants in training classes.

Ability to present ideas clearly.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff and others.

Ability to operate audio-visual aids and other equipment used for training purposes.

Experience and Education

(The following requirements will determine merit system eligibility, experience and education ratings, and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.  When practical and possible, the Division of Personnel will accept substitution of experience and education on a year-for-year basis.)

Five or more years of experience in a professional, professional supervisory, or technical job classification with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.

(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university in Education, Business or Public Administration, the social sciences, or a closely related area may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year of experience.)


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Education, Business or Public Administration, the social sciences, or a closely related field; and,

One or more years of professional or technical experience in a business, governmental, or military setting, where the primary duties involved formal classroom training, training course design and development, and/or curriculum planning; professional teaching experience at the high school level or above; and/or educational administration involving responsibility for curriculum planning and the supervision of teaching staff.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute for the required experience.)

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)

(Revised 9/1/06)