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Job Title:  Human Resources Specialist (INFO/SYS)
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  CT-13-007 (829472)

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$42,752.00 to $67,978.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 to Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Full Time - Temporary Promotion
1 vacancy in the following location:
Middletown, CT United StatesView Map
Area I Only




This is a Temporary Promotion not to exceed two (2) years. The purpose of the appointment is to backfill a deployed Soldier. This appointment will be terminated within 30 days of return of the incumbent to the position. Due to the immediate needs of the agency, the selected applicant must be available to start within 30 days from HRO approval.

DUTY LOCATION:  CTNG Human Resources Office (HRO), Middletown, CT

JOB SUMMARY:  The purpose of this position is to serve as an assistant to the Senior Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems) in managing and maintaining the DOD Enterprise-Wide Automated Human Resources (HR) System called Modern Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS).


  • Area 1:  All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Army National Guard, assigned to the CTNG HR Office.


  • Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Must have a Secret Security Clearance prior to application.


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The major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs actions to initiate system on-line and off-line operations and ascertain and document systems status. 
  • Responsible for daily pick up and distribution and analysis of print products and ensure they conform to requirements and meet quality standards.
  • Uses data system skills and human resources management and administrative knowledge to assist senior specialist in all aspects of analyzing and managing the automated personnel system.  
  • Reviews data flow action to ensure that interfacing systems are updated or initiates process to re-flow the data.
  • Performs uploading/downloading of files.. 


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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Experience 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.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 24 months of specialized experience in the following:  

  • Experience involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting basic concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  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


  • Knowledge of all the human resources functional areas and their data requirements pertaining to the automated personnel data system.  Applies a basic knowledge of technician and AGR personnel procedures that impact on or are related to automated personnel data system operating procedures, capabilities and requirements.
  • Knowledge of HR methods, principles and practices, including processing knowledge of staffing, recruitment, benefits, position classification, etc., terminology, provisions and restrictions translate HR business practices into information system requirements, to train users on established practices, and uses of the system.
  • Application of technical skill, knowledge, and judgment in the use of the fundamental principles, concepts and techniques of human resources administration and knowledge of the occupational and organizational structure served.
  • Knowledge of documentation procedures, customary fact-finding approaches, or similar established techniques and requirements to maintain and enhance data needs to the service population, to provide HR reports.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: For Temporary Promotions, the MOS and Unit remains with the permanent position from which an individual was temporarily promoted.  However, Rank requirements must be met to avoid grade inversion.

  • MILITARY GRADE (Prior to application):  Enlisted:  E-7 and below 
  • UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT:  Any unit within the State



Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully.  Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position.


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:  

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.


If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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 (see

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:   If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives).  In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG – J1 or CTANG – Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position.  For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

  • Incentive Termination without Recoupment:  If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.


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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, February 06, 2013.

To begin the process, click the "Apply Online" button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account and either create or upload a resume.  You will then be redirected to the Application Manager to finish to application process.  Be sure to upload the required documents and ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.  Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted.

Note: To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit the Application Manager and use the Vacancy Identification Number 829472.

If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, assessment questionnaire and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144.  You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX, document your responses to the assessment questionnaire (click here to View Occupational Questionnaire) and use the official FAX Cover Page; Attention: 829472.  Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1.  Complete this FAX Cover Page using the following vacancy ID number: 829472.
2.  Fax your documents to 478-757-3144.
3.  Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.


  • Resume showing relevant experience
  • Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
  • Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
  • OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.


Staffing Office
Phone: (860)613-7618
Agency Information:
375 Smith Street
Suite 111
Middletown, CT


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews.  You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.

Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut National Guard.  Good luck!

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