IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITIONLearn more about this agency
Open to current on board Title 5 and Title 32 employees of the Iowa Air and Army National Guard.
LOCATION: CSAR, Johnston, IA
As a ASST HR OFFICER (MIL), GS-0201-12, you will perform the following duties:
1. Implement and manage the state's Manager's Internal Control Program (MICP). Respond to congressional inquiries. Responsible for authoring the state annual report. Alternate program manager for JFHQ. Provides executive level support for various ARNG programs and assists in matters inherent to Command Administrative Office operations. 2. Serves as a primary staff advisor to the Chief of Staff on all matters pertaining to management, distribution, utilization, development and support of military personnel, their families and their employers. Establishes, revises, or reviews policies, procedures, organization design and mission objectives for the staff, as necessary to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment. Promotes team building and implements quality improvements. Ensures regulatory compliance. Plans work for accomplishment by subordinate divisions and branches, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules based on consideration of difficulty of requirements and assignments such that the experience, training, and abilities of the staff are effectively utilized to meet organization and customer needs. 3. Represents the Chief of Staff in dealings with a variety of state and National Guard functional area organizations. Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with all serviced organizations and all senior staff members within the state and the National level. Meets with key customers and coordinating officials to assess customer satisfaction, explain organizational policy and procedures, and to resolve significant problems that arise. Ensures subordinate staff elements provide customer guidance and training. Identifies the need for special projects and initiates milestones and goals. Evaluates reports by analyzing facts and performing appropriate research and prepares detailed responses. Determines appropriate recommendations for unresolved or questionable problems and performs follow-up. Researches and determines or recommends appropriate actions or interpretation of personnel issues that impact units, organizations or commands.
4. Performs other duties as assigned. T5016
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions Of Employment
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Perform irregular/overtime hours in support of operational requirements and contingencies
QualificationsIn describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Experiences gained through civilian and/or military technical training schools within the human resources business programs are included as general experience qualifications. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:GS020112- Applicant must have the following experience:
- Must have at least one year of specialized experiences at the GS-11 level or the equivalent which provided a working knowledge of National Guard missions, organizations, and federal civilian or military personnel programs.
- Must have specialized experiences in personnel and manpower core competencies: Organization Structure, Requirement Determination, Program Allocation and Control, and/or Performance Improvement.
- Must have experiences in executing personnel programs and Human Resources Information Systems, as applicable to the specific position and its position description.
- Must have knowledge and understanding of the personnel and manpower core competencies: Organization Structure; Requirements Determination; Program Allocation and Control; and, Performance Improvement.
- Experienced in performing personnel program requirements that involve advising supervisors and managers.
- Experienced in formulating personnel plans and programs; developing and implementing policies; and, executing procedures with follow-on evaluations and reassessments.
Education Requirements: A high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma is required. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is desired. A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 09/11/2019. FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOU NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the minimum/specialized experience provided in the announcement and the KSA's (knowledge, skills, and abilities) listed below:
- Skilled in applying program policies, directives, publications, and training manuals.
- Skilled and experienced in assessing program status and advising senior leaders or commanders at all levels.
- Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately.
- Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings.
- Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10590216
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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Agency contact information
7105 NW 70th Ave
Johnston, IA 50131-1824
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