HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (CLASSIFICATIONS)
The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position: A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resources Office.
Accomplishes position classification for Army and Air National Guard positions. Provides management advisory services. Reviews requests for personnel and position actions to determine impact on position classification and position management matters, referring those that are highly complex or controversial in nature to the supervisor for resolution. Responsible for input of manpower and classification related transactions into the automated personnel system. Assists in the review, preparation and publication of the state's Position Classification and Position Management and EDP/HDP plans. Maintains necessary reference material including Position Classification and Job Grading Standards, OPM Operating Manuals, NGB regulations, Recruitment and Placement Guides, and other references. Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience, education or training which involves the exercise of analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and personal responsibility, and application of a substantial body of knowledge of principles, concepts and practices applicable to one or more fields of administration or management. Experience using computer and automation systems.
GS-07 - 12 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting basic concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements.
GS-09 - 24 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting basic concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES: Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
-Knowledge of, and skill in applying, classification and position management and fundamental HRM methods, principles, and practices and standardized analytical, and evaluative methods and techniques to advise on and or resolve moderately complex, non-controversial and/or recurring position classification or position management issues for which there are one or more readily apparent solutions.
-Knowledge of the organizational structures of the ARNG and ANG.
-Knowledge of other HR specializations, i.e. recruitment and placement, employee relations, labor relations, etc., for purposes of interacting and resolving specific issues.
-Ability to perform management advisory services and/or make informed judgments on specific position classification/position management problems or issues of limited scope.
-Ability to communicate both orally and in writing sufficient to develop and present organizational and position analyses to management and employees to gain acceptance and understanding of findings and recommendations.
QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.
INDEFINITE: Currently employed permanent technicians retain their permanent status and will occupy this position as a Permanent Promotion or Reassignment. Indefinite employment status pertains to applicant nominated, who are not a currently employed permanent technician. Indefinite appointments may acquire permanent status depending upon future force structure requirements; indefinite appointments do not serve a trial period. Indefinite appointments may be separated when their services are no longer needed or when funding is no longer available via a 30-day termination notice.
SPECIAL NOTE: Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA.
PCS STATEMENT: PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION COSTS WILL NOT BE PAID FOR THIS POSITION.
*NOTE: Accessioning into this position is contingent upon verification of Secret Security Clearance
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REPROMOTION CONSIDERATION (Applies to technician applicants only.)Technicians who have been demoted from this or a higher grade previously held in the same occupational series without personal cause and who are not in a grade retention status will be given consideration for re-promotion. Technicians who believe they are entitled to such consideration should forward a description of the circumstances with their application. Technicians eligible for re-promotion will be considered prior to using competitive promotion procedures, except when another technician has a statutory or regulatory right to be placed in or considered for the position. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT For all employees and applicants for employment. Consideration for placement and evaluation of qualifications will be made on a fair and equitable basis without regard to political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, or age, and with proper regard for their privacy and constitutional rights. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.