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Job Title:Human Resource Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:CT-13-016 (834999)

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

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$52,295.00 to $67,978.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to Friday, March 01, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Niantic, CT United StatesView Map


Areas I & II




DUTY LOCATION:  CTARNG Training Center (CTC), Niantic, CT

JOB SUMMARY:  The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the senior personnel NCO and have responsibility for overseeing and ensuring the accomplishment of work performed in the areas of personnel management and administration.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.  If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Army National Guard recruiter at (800) 716-3550 before applying for this position.


  • Area 1:  All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Army National Guard.
  • Area 2:  All current members of the Connecticut Army National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Army National Guard.


  • Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement.
  • Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.


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The major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serves as an advisor to the commander and staff on the brigade human resources (HR) program.
  • Develop guidelines and operational procedures to implement changes to policies and programs directed by higher headquarters.
  • Accomplishes or reviews a variety of military HR transactions including appointments, enlistments, flagging actions, reassignments, separations, promotions, duty assignments, transfers, medical evaluations, security clearances, awards and decorations, retirements, etc., and forwards actions to a higher level military personnel office.
  • Implements the Enlisted Promotion System (EPS) at the command level.
  • Controls the organization’s medical readiness programs. 


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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, 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 to provide regulatory guidance and recommendations on personnel actions (i.e. discharges, promotions, flagging actions, reassignments, reductions, awards and decorations, personnel evaluation reports, military code violations, LOD investigations/determinations, benefits, etc)..
  • Knowledge and ability to research and analyze information where judgment is required when only the spirit or intent of governing regulation is available
  • Knowledge of administrative and personnel actions to conduct subordinate unit inspections and assistance visits, identify trends, conduct analysis, and develop recommendations to enhance personnel readiness. 
  • Knowledge of personnel authorizations, unit manning documents, and duty assignment requirements and criteria sufficient to maintain personnel readiness levels.
  • Knowledge of personnel deployment requirements to inspect individual mobilization files, review and monitor the status of subordinate unit’s personnel and medical deployment requirements.  Provide feedback to command for follow-up action.
  • Knowledge of administrative medical actions to provide procedural guidance to organizational personnel in the management of LOD’s, periodic health assessments, profiles, medical MOS retention boards, fitness for duty boards, and vaccinations.  Knowledge of procedural and regulatory guidelines required to advise LOD investigating officers.
  • Knowledge of organizational strength maintenance procedures to assist in the performance, coordination, and support of recruiting activities.  
  • Knowledge of officer and enlisted promotion systems sufficient to provide procedural guidance and to review packets for accuracy.
  • Knowledge of accession and appointment requirements for officer and warrant officer candidates.
  • Knowledge of administrative regulations sufficient to train organizational personnel in the administration of postage accounts, file systems, publications, and correspondence. 
  • Knowledge of office automation programs sufficient to manipulate database and spreadsheet information in a format as required by the organization.  Ability to use automated or manual systems for preparing of reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with individuals, supervisors, and management. 

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.

  • 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 Friday, March 01, 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 834999.

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: 834999.  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: 834999.
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:
Camp Niantic
38 Smith Street
Niantic, 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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