This position is located within an Air National Guard Military Personnel Flight (MPF), Mission Support Group at an Air National Guard flying wing. The primary purpose is to assist a higher graded specialist in researching/studying/analyzing and administering all aspects of the assigned function(s). Performs duties in one or more program areas as described below. Incumbent identifies the scope or nature of a situation and determines the need for and obtains additional information through research of pertinent records, identifying trends and patterns, and/or review of technical reference material in order to resolve problems or controversies pertaining to human resources matters.
Provides technical assistance to all reporting officials. Quality reviews reports for compliance with current directives and standards. Assists in the management of the military awards and decorations program. Coordinates, monitors, and ensures accountability of annual tour participation. Monitors Line of Duty (LOD) determinations and incapacitation pay requests. Ensures compliance with suspense requirements. Researches Unit Personnel Record Group (UPRG) and various source documents pertinent to service data discrepancies. Computes service dates as required. Monitors administration of the officer/enlisted promotion program. Provides assistance in administering and managing the enlisted retention program. Provides procedural guidance to commanders, supervisors, and staff members on the Weight Management Program (WMP). Provides advice and assistance to commander and staff on various Career Enhancement programs.
Ensures accuracy of information input in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), and the Real Time Automated Personnel Identification System (RAPIDS). Participates in development of procedures and establishment of policy for building, updating, auditing, and for accountability and disposition of automated and manual records. Ensures records are accurately maintained and updated. Provides assistance to higher-grade employee with the Point Credit Accounting and Reporting System (PCARS) program. Verifies information and prepares or ensures preparation of ID card requests for all eligible personnel. Assists in the management of the Servicemens Group Life Insurance (SGLI) program. Ensures unit members are aware of various benefits available through TRICARE medical/dental programs, Survivor Benefits, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), etc. Fully participates in administration of the Casualty Service Program and in monitoring of the Family Care Program. Ensures action is taken to correct military records when required.
Authenticates prior and non-prior service enlistments, and prepares and processes enlistment and appointment documents. Participates in processing activities for accessions. Reviews the Unit Personnel Management Roster and coordinates federal recognition boards as required. Assists unit commanders in resolving excess and over-grade conditions. Prepares reports on strength accountability and provides statistics to senior staff on projected and actual losses. Coordinates with NGB on over-grade or excess waivers, and suspense records to ensure appropriate codes have been updated. Verifies accuracy of Unit Manpower Documents (UMD) and Extended UMD (EUMD), and compares UMDs against local products/Manpower Data System. Participates in classification actions for wing personnel and performs audits in conjunction with record reviews/audits. Participates in officer and enlisted indirect conversion through conducting research and reviews of members qualifications. Maintains suspense and updates duty status and deployment availability codes. Participates in managing all aspects of the NGB Selective Retention Program at the Wing level.
Performs personnel relocation actions pertaining to voluntary and involuntary reassignments, separations, retirements, conditional release programs, separations based upon Medical Evaluation Board/disability separations and retirements, Stop Loss waiver requests, Selective Retention separations, and inter and intra service transfers. Processes retirement requests. Conducts quality reviews of discharge documents, and advises supervisors and commanders on proper processing procedures for administrative discharges. Provides information to members on options and benefits; advises unit commanders of status; and prepares, processes, and places suspense on the documentation until the member is reinstated or discharged and/or retired. Prepares Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214s), and monitors the accuracy and reliability of all data entered into and maintained within the personnel data systems.
Provides input in development of plans for administration of contingencies and mobilization, maintaining accountability for all assigned deployed personnel, and Partial Mobilization (PM) management of activation orders in the event of Presidential Reserve Call Up (PRC), and in coordinating with wing Plans Office to support all unit deployments and wartime tasking. Works to resolve passport issues and processing and assists in carrying out the Military Personnel Appropriations (MPA) man-day program. Supports Contingency and Exercise deployments and provides procedural guidance to wing/unit commanders, supervisors, staff members, and unit deployment managers (UDMs) concerning deployment process. Participates in management of deployment systems and assists with Personnel Support for Contingency Operations (PERSCO) mission readiness and training. Ensures TDY processing meets requirements for deployments, and participates in developing, establishing, and maintaining of work center training programs. Participates in staff visits and trains personnel within the unit on Personnel Readiness programs for which they are responsible. Participates in preparation of and presents periodic briefings/orientations on mobilization procedures to commanders required to support deployments.
Performs other duties as assigned.