Human Resources Specialist (Mil)
(1) Provides advisory services to the education services officer, recruiting and retention command, and battalion and unit commanders concerning the educational needs and incentive eligibility of their assigned personnel and customer support. Incumbent functions as a liaison between National Guard members and participating public and private educational institutions. Serves as the coordinator and Alternate Test Control Officer (ATCO) for the DANTES and Army Personnel Testing (APT). Develops, collects, analyzes, and disseminates data on educational and incentive programs and entrance requirements for the ESO.
(2) Serves as an advisor to commanders on assigned unit human resources (HR) program. Interprets policy and provides procedural guidance to commanders, supervisors, staff members and individual military members. Provides training to supervisors and guidance and assistance to military members on program for which assigned. Participates in Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) and unit mobilizations and de-mobilizations. Reviews, evaluates, and interprets regulatory guidance, policies, and procedures applicable to military personnel programs and provides guidance to all users. Drafts and implements State policy based on the aforementioned policies. Publishes guidance to enhance and simplify completion and submission of personnel actions. Conducts command inspections, staff visits and trains personnel within the unit in all programs for which responsible. Conducts periodic briefings for staff, commanders, and administrative personnel to promote full understanding of all aspects of the assigned program.. (3) Responsible for and oversees the direction of Incentives program and functions as the technical expert. Determines the methods and procedures for conducting military career guidance and counseling to ensure officer or enlisted personnel have an optimal and established career pattern. Provides direction, information, and/or counseling to MILPO staff and commanders of Major Army Command (MACOMM) through unit commanders, supervisors, as well as individual military members as required. Provides information and ensures regulatory compliance regarding area of responsibility which may include, but is not limited to: accessions, appointments, assignments, reassignments, transfers, promotions, Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP), discharges, separations, retirements, Officer Evaluation Reports (OER) Non-Commissioned Officer Evaluation Reports (NCOER), awarding of Area of Concentration (AOC), Functional Areas (FA), Additional Skill Identifiers (ASI), Special Qualification Identifiers (SQI), Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) identifiers (primary or secondary), Stop Loss programs, and National Guard Bureau (NGB) waivers, casualty assistance, and requests for retention beyond mandatory removal date. Reviews and determines eligibility upon accepting military technicians (dual status) or AGR positions. Assists other organizations and agencies/units in development of battle roster and personnel assignment. Convenes or participates in various boards which may include: Promotion, DA Boards, awards, selective/qualitative retention, MOS Medical Review Board (MMRB), Incapacitation Review Boards, etc. Tracks Contingency Temporary Tour of Active Duty for Operational Support (CO-ADOS). Initiates action for the issuance of all military orders relating to military personnel actions and distributes accordingly. Reviews Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA), Table of Organization and Equipment (TOE), Modified TOE (MTOE), and/or Unit Manning Report (UMR) for the requirements, authorizations and movements of military personnel. Responsible for the review and verification of promotion actions and/or the review and forwarding of packets for promotion board actions and general Officer nomination packets. (4) Oversees the performance of document handling, records maintenance, and the Integrated Personnel Electronic Records Management System (iPERMS). Directs staff in performance of periodic record reviews and inventories to ensure total record accountability. Selects staff members to accompany files on an as needed basis i.e., review boards, SRP's, mobilizations/de-mobilizations, etc.
(5) Accomplishes and oversees the technical support work in the program area assigned with the assistance of subordinate employees which may be Active Guard Reserve (AGR), full time Technician, or civilian. Performs limited supervisory duties which include assignment and review of work on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis; assure that production and accuracy requirements are met; approval of leave; effect minor disciplinary actions i.e., warnings or reprimands; identify training needs; and recommend performance standards and ratings. (6) Performs other duties as assigned.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training that has provided you with sufficient knowledge in interpreting and applying regulations, procedures or laws. Experience that provides a working knowledge of administrative functions. Experience performing personnel transactions and working independently and setting priorities.
**A Degree is preferred, but not required for this position. Ensure you provide a copy of your transcript if applicable.**
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must indicate 24 months of the required experience:
(1).Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret and explain Human Resource regulations, guidelines and policies.
(2).Experience which demonstrates the ability to independently plan, prioritize and carry out projects and analyses of an organizations' requirements.
(3). Experience demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with individuals, supervisors and management.
(4).Experience which demonstrates the working knowledge of computers.
EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION: A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position.
Time and placement is dependent upon resourcing from National Guard Bureau.
Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the military uniform appropriate to their service and grade when performing as a technician. They will comply with the appearance and weight standards contained in the appropriate regulation.
VETERANS PREFERENCE: The National Guard Technician Act of 1968 (PL 90-486) specifically excludes use of veterans preference for appointments made under the authority of 32 USC 709. All appointments in the NDNG are made under Title 32 USC; therefore, Veterans Preference is not applicable.
Individual recommended for the position will not be approved for appointment until the appropriate physical examination is completed and approved. The results of the physical may be shared with the individual's military chain of command. Individual selected for the position will be required to obtain a secret security clearance.
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) expenses are not be authorized for this position.
The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
Flexible Spending Accounts - https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - http://www.ltcfeds.com/
Retirement Program - http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp
Other InformationFinancial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. Social Security Number - Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you. Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361. False Statements - If you misrepresent your experience or education, or provide false or fraudulent information in or with your application, it may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work. Making false or fraudulent statements also may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. Selective Service - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Acceptance of a Permanent or Indefinite Appointment with the NDNG will terminate enrollment in the Tri-Care Reserve Select Health Benefits program. Federal Law does not permit employee who are eligible for Federal Employee Health Insurance to carry Tri-Care Reserve health insurance. Appointment to this position will be made at the beginning of a bi-weekly pay period. Applicants MUST understand that Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB), although may be elected within the 1st pay period of employment, are not effective until the pay period after they make their election. Election for FEHB must be made within 60 days from the 1st day of appointment. Technician pay periods are 14 days in duration. Acceptance of a Permanent or Indefinite Excepted service position will cause termination from Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP) & Military Bonus Programs (Recoupment is dependent on type of bonus individual has). Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
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