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Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  T13-102-14

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$51,871.00 to $67,427.00 / Per Year
Thursday, January 31, 2013 to Monday, March 04, 2013
Full Time - Indefinite
1 vacancy in the following location:
Otis ANG Base, MA United StatesView Map
National Guard Membership Is Required


This is a HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST(MILITARY) position supporting the 102nd Intelligence Wing.  This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.  The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: Capt Jennifer O'Connell (508) 968-4609





AREAS OF CONSIDERATION :  As allowed by OPM guidelines, the Massachusetts Air National Guard follows a three tier advertisement process.  The three tier process will be as follows:


Tier I: All current MA ANG tenure 1 and 2 technicians and MA ANG permanent AGRs

Tier II: All current MA ANG members, to include tenure 3 and tenure 0 technicians, traditional guardsmen, and temporary AGRs

Tier III: All individuals eligible for immediate enlistment into the MA ANG



NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.   This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Massachusetts Air National Guard.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Massachusetts Air National Guard.  If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Air National Guard recruiter at (888) 301-3103, ext. 7467, before applying for this position.


  • Must be willing to be a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard
  • Direct Deposit is required


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Serves as advisor to commanders on assigned unit human resources (HR) programs.  Interprets policy and provides procedural guidance to commanders, supervisors, and staff members.  Provides guidance and assistance on unit program(s) for which responsible.  Provides training to supervisors on all military human resources issues.  Analyzes data and subsequent determinations regarding any number of human resources matters that may involve or affect AGRs, drill status guardsmen, and/or family members.  Advises supervisors or managers within unit when actions may affect productivity or mission.  Conducts staff visits and trains personnel (AGRs), traditional drill status guardsmen, supervisors, managers, etc.) within the unit in all programs for which responsible.  Conducts periodic briefings for staff, commanders, and administrative personnel to promote a full understanding of all aspects of the assigned program(s).  Provides commanders, supervisors, and the MPF staff with a variety statistical data reports pertaining to military HR issues to assist in HR management decisions. Accomplishes/oversees the accomplishment of technical support work in each of the functional areas within this program area.  Incumbent has responsibility/accountability for assigned program accomplishment personally and through subordinate full time technicians and/or drill status guardsmen when assigned:


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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  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.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 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.

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.

Military grade range: SRA to TSGT


All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/AFSC.


Compatible Military Assignment:


ENL: 3S0X1


 ASVAB Score:  A=41


Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Once the application process is complete, a review of 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.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.


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Main New Employee Website -

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.  For additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans.  For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave.  For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance.  For additional information visit:

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Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).  FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan.  The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan.  For additional information visit:


1. 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.

2. 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 Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3. 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 incentives manager 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 incentive, the following termination rule applies:


IncentiveTermination without Recoupment:

If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite 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  Monday, March 04, 2013.


To begin the process, click the "Apply Online" button to create an account or login 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  832259.

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:  832259.  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:  832259.
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.)

OF306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR

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


Donna King
Phone: (339)202-3115
Agency Information:
Massachusetts National Guard
Human Resources Office
2 Randolph Road Bldg 1505
Bedford, MA


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.

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