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    Summary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (MILITARY) (Title 32), Position Description Number D1105000 and is part of the OK JFHQ, Oklahoma Army National Guard.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Military Personnel Office (MILPO) of the Army National Guard (ARNG). The purpose of this position is to provide technical expertise and guidance for all military personnel assigned in the state, and oversee the functions of one of the following human resource programs: Officer Personnel Management (OPM), Enlisted Personnel Management (EPM), Standard Installation and Division Personnel System (SIDPERS), or the Personnel Services Section.

    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.

    Conducts and/or 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.

    Publishes guidance to enhance and simplify completion and submission of personnel actions.

    Conducts 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.

    Provides commanders, supervisors, and MILPO staff with a variety of statistical data or reports pertaining to military HR issues to assist in HR management decisions.

    Responds to correspondence (general, other agency, congressional, etc.) regarding military personnel issues.

    Responsible for and oversees the direction of the EPM or OPM 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, 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, discharges, separations, retirements, Officer Evaluation Reports (OER) Non-Commissioned Officer Evaluation Reports (NCOER), awarding of Military Occupational Skill (MOS) identifiers (primary or secondary), Stop Loss programs, and National Guard Bureau (NGB) waivers.

    Responsible for and oversees the direction of the SIDPERS program and functions as the technical expert.

    Responsible for and ensures the timely and accurate processing of submitted military personnel actions.

    Establishes a control log to maintain document control and an audit trail of all transactions received and dispersed in SIDPERS.

    Notifies units and higher echelons of rejected or incomplete documentation, necessary steps or processes required to resolve the problem, and maintains a database for tracking and suspension of submissions for identification of trends and problems.

    Identifies problem areas in the types of submissions (based on rejects/incomplete documentation), the locations where training is needed, and creates and provides training material.

    Reviews and processes the units forecasted MTOE and TDA structures.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    9

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
    • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
    • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
    • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
    • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968.
    • An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
    • Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
    • May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
    • The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment.
    • You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.

    Qualifications

    Military Grades: E-6 through E-7

    Compatible Military Assignments: 42B 42H 420A 42A

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experiences gained through military or civilian 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: Must have at least one year of specialized experiences at the GS-07 level or the equivalent which provided a basic working knowledge of National Guard missions, organizations, and personnel programs. Must have a basic knowledge and experiences of personnel programs gained in a classroom or as an on-the-job trainee. Have knowledge-based competency of human resources business elements and can discuss terminology, concepts, principles, and issues related to this competency. Experienced in using references and resource materials and experienced in program functions such as, maintaining personnel records, counseling, or classification and assignments. Experiences may include performing personnel functions associated with preparing and maintaining position descriptions and manual records, personnel classification or usage, quality force management, managing personnel records and researching record data. Experienced in operating a computer and using varied computer programs.

    Knowledge of, and skill in applying, fundamental military human resource management principles and practices; and standardized analytical and evaluative methods and techniques in order to provide technical expertise and guidance as well as management advisory services to resolve factual and procedural issues within the particular area of assignment.

    In-depth knowledge of applicable regulations relating to the field of military human resources management and the area of assignment.

    Knowledge of the organizational structure and requirements of the ARNG for that state suitable to provide advice to commanders, unit administrators, and military members concerning the area of program specialty.

    Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with individuals, supervisors, and management.

    BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify an applicant for any GS-0201 position, apply and evaluate the applicant's competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors) that include military and civilian experiences, completed education, learned skills, obtained knowledge, endorsed abilities, and training program accomplishments. The following seven basic qualification competency factors are applicable to the GS-0201 career levels:

    1. Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;
    2. Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit efficient communication;
    3. Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;
    4. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively;
    5. Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings;
    6. Ability to assess body language and perceive emotional and/or distress levels; and,
    7. Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material.

    Education

    Must have a high school diploma or a general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university 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.

    Additional information

    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).

    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 following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): Technical Competence

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

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    Required Documents

    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 detailed narratives 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.

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    Benefits

    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.

    https://www.abc.army.mil/

    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.

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    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/10991444

    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.


    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    Agency contact information

    James Wagoner

    Address

    OK JFHQ
    3501 MILITARY CIRCLE
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73111-4305
    US
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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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