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Job Title:Human Resources Assistant (MIL)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-098 845373

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

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$38,790.00 to $50,431.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 to Tuesday, February 26, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


3 vacancies in the following location:
Boise, ID United StatesView Map







Human Resources Assistant (MIL)

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Permanent

PD #:D1189000


Series/Grade: GS-0203-07/07

Salary Range: $38,790.00-$50,431.00


*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*


MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army National Guard as a condition of employment.  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.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.


In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

 (1)   Bargaining unit members

 (2)   All other individuals 

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.  



Current technicians within the 204th Regional Training Institute.


Application materials must be received by Tuesday, February 26, 2013Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 



  • Military requirement: Enlisted
  • MOS: Immaterial


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The purpose of the position is to oversee and ensure the accomplishment of work performed in the areas of personnel management and administration.  The incumbent works under the direction of the Officer in Charge (OIC) or Personnel Officer.




(1)  Plans, organizes, and administers the military personnel program for the organization.  Assists in the preparation for and executes command level inspections in the area of personnel and administration.  Identifies trends and conducts analysis of subordinate feeder information, recurring required reports, findings of assistance visits and inspections, and develops recommendations.  Manages the military staffing, classification, assignment and utilization of battalion personnel in accordance with authorized manning documents.  Accomplishes or reviews a variety of military personnel transactions including appointments, enlistments, separations, promotions, duty assignments, transfers, medical evaluations, line of duty actions, security clearances, awards and decorations, retirements, etc., and forwards actions to a higher level military personnel office.  Provides guidance, reviews, and monitors the timely completion of enlisted evaluations.  Prepares and forwards officer evaluation reports.  Provides information and assistance to personnel at higher and subordinate levels tasked with completing such transactions.  Provides guidance to subordinate unit personnel in the completion and maintenance of individual mobilization packets, applications for passports, and the publication of required personnel orders. 


(2)  Implements the enlisted promotion system at the command level.  Establishes suspense dates for subordinate organizations for the completion and submission of packets.  Reviews packets prior to submission to higher headquarters for quality and completion.  Validates the preliminary enlisted promotion consideration list to ensure all personnel eligible for consideration are included and submits any changes to the state level enlisted promotion manager.  Coordinates and publishes all requirements for battalion level enlisted promotion boards as required.


(3)  Plans and coordinates health service support.  Monitors the status of all physicals within the command and ensures appropriate scheduling and completion.  Coordinates the completion of annual medical certification requirements and periodic vaccinations.  Ensures the completion of and reviews line of duty investigations.  Provides technical guidance to subordinate unit administrative personnel in the preparation of formal and informal line of duty investigations.  Functions as an advisor to the investigating officer and the command in the execution of formal line of duty investigations.  Reviews and/or prepares the packets required for submission to the medical review and profile boards.  Assists subordinate units in coordinating with civilian and military medical authorities for required supporting documentation.  Provides technical guidance to subordinate unit personnel in the preparation and submission of incapacitation pay packets. 


(4)  Prepares and forwards required documentation or officer promotion packets for required state and federal board actions.  Conducts individual records review with the affected officer and makes modifications in preparation for upcoming officer board actions.


(5)  Provides advice and assistance to the commander and staff pertaining to military personnel administration.  Interprets and implements Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Major Command, National Guard, and state regulations, policies and precedents pertaining to the full range of personnel actions.  Researches and resolves the most difficult military personnel problems and questions, including those where guidance is only partially relevant or is incomplete.


(6)  Provides guidance to subordinate unit personnel about benefits and entitlements, career and bonus programs, educational, retirement, and other benefits.  Assists applicants and evaluates qualifications for officer appointment and provides administrative support in the preparation of appointment packets.  Renders authoritative explanations of regulations, methods, procedures, and exceptions involved in individual cases.  May provide assistance to soldiers and dependents concerning benefits and entitlements.  Ensures military personnel records are kept current and accurate, and contain the proper supporting documentation. 


(7)  Reviews or assembles supporting documentation required at higher levels when processing actions such as involuntary order to active duty, courts martial, fraudulent enlistment, non-selection for retention, administrative discharges, etc.


(8)  Monitors and reviews copies of unit reports furnished by higher level military personnel offices to identify trends and assist with the management of personnel readiness within the organization.  Reviews and submits source documents for military personnel records and retirement accounting.


(9)  Performs various administrative duties relating to military personnel involving the composition and distribution of correspondence, publications, reports, orders, etc.   Serves as the file systems manager for the battalion.  Identifies and maintains the publication requirements and accounts for the organization and subordinate elements.  Functions as the mail control officer for the organization including postage accounts and duplication equipment records. 


(10)  Provides personnel specific information in developing plans for recruiting and retention within the command.  Gathers and prepares information concerning personnel accessions, retention, attendance, and attrition.  


(11)  Prepares press releases, articles, announcements, or advertisements for submission to local news media designed to make the public aware of the National Guard and their role in the community and in national defense.

(12)  May plan, organize and assign work to employees engaged in administration and personnel work assigned at the command level.  Provides technical assistance and guidance to organizational personnel and administrative employees.  Revises assignments or details employees to other duties as necessary to meet changing work situations, deadlines, or priorities. 


(13)  May coordinate with the Human Resources Office for actions affecting military leave, the reassignment of full-time personnel, etc.


(14)  Performs other duties as assigned.



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Administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidate’s ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.





No special education requirements are needed for this position.



Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position.  Applicants applying at the GS 07 level must have 12 months experience

in the interpretation and application of regulations, procedures or laws.  Experience that provided a working knowledge of administrative functions.  Experience performing personnel transactions.  Experience working independently and setting priorities with very little supervisory control. 




Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e. 36 weeks of substantially full-time study or 30 semester hours, or the equivalent) for 12 months of the required experience



Idaho National Guard Mission Statement:

The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more—all with equal speed, strength and efficiency.

Whether the call is coming from the Governor of the State of Idaho or directly from the President of the United States, Guard Soldiers and Airman are always ready and always there.


Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Funds Transfer Program. 


This is a dual-status position and membership in the Idaho Army National Guard is required.  By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.


All male applicants born after 31 December 1959 will be required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment. (5 U.S.C. 3328)

Acceptance of any military technician position over 179 days will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment.  This does not affect Montgomery GI Bill eligibility.  Payments of Selected Reserve reenlistment bonuses authorized in section 308b of title 37, United States Code, to Military Technicians (Dual Status) who become eligible for reenlistment while serving on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (in theater) are excluded from repayment.  Acceptance of any military technician position may affect your incentive bonus.  Check with your incentives manager to see if this applies to the incentive you received.


Applicants who feel they have reinstatement/restoration/re-promotion rights to this grade and position should contact the Human Resources Office.


The Idaho National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or age which does not interfere with job accomplishment or National Guard membership. Veteran's Preference does not apply to any National Guard position.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes all of the following parts:

1.  Your Resume or OF 612

2.  Explanation of Specialized experience

3.  Other documents specified in the Required Documents section, if any are listed

4.  SF Form 181 (optional)  (This form is needed for historical purposes only.)


The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (MST) on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.


We are currently not accepting on-line applications.  Please use the following information to submit your application:


- By Mail or Hand Deliver to:

  Idaho National Guard

  Human Resource Office/Staffing

  4794 Gen Manning Ave,  Bldg 442

  Boise, Idaho   83705-8112


- Email or Fax requires prior approval from the HR Staffing Specialist for each application submitted.


Important information regarding completion and submission of your Application Package:

- Applicants must type or print in legible dark ink, sign and date each application package.


Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position.


- Current Resume or OF 612


- DD Form 214s (if applicable) (Current technicians disregard)


- Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)


- Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only.


Phone: (208)422-3343
Agency Information:
Idaho National Guard
ATTN Staffing Specialist
4794 Farman St Bldg 442
Boise, ID


After the position closing date, your application will be reviewed in full.  If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interview are required you will be contacted.

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