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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Human Resources Specialist (Labor Relations), GS-201-12

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:AT945969

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$70,617.00 to $91,801.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 to Monday, September 16, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0201-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Columbus, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

Type of Appointment: This is a Career/Career-Conditional Appointment [This is a full-time, non-dual status (competitive) permanent position and does not require National Guard Membership].

This position is located in the Human Resources Office and serves both Army and Air National Guard personnel, Active Guard Reserve, and may include State personnel.  Its primary purpose is to provide comprehensive services related to labor relations, adverse actions and discipline.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria do not apply.
  • Reference Title 32 USC 709 & National Guard Technician Act for competitive
  • and excepted employees.
  • Only experience gained by closing date of this position will be considered

DUTIES:

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  • Provide labor relations advisory and technical services.
  • Interpret, and provide guidance and training on labor relations laws, regulations and policies.
  • Serve as point-of-contact to union representatives, the National Guard Bureau and management on labor relations problems.
  • Oversee labor contract negotiations and administration for multiple bargaining units.
  • Perform detailed analysis and draw conclusions on complex legal issues, problems and situations using case law, principles, practices and regulations.
  • Establish the state's position in impasse situations and prepare documentation for review by a third party.
  • Use computers to prepare labor relations information for dissemination in a variety of formats.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify for Human Resources Specialist (Labor Relations), GS-201-12 you must meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service, providing a wide range of advisory and technical services related to labor relations; negotiating and administering labor-management contracts and agreeements; advising managers, supervisors and employees on labor and employee relations policies and procedures; and providing consultation and training on labor relations laws, regulations and policies to management and employees. 


Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.

Conditions of Employment:

Incument must have, or must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Highly Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):

1. Techncial Competence

2. Problem Solving

3. Oral Communication

4. Writing

5. Technology Application


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.aspor  or  http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc



OTHER INFORMATION:

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from the Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).

Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service.  To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for ICTAP; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position and who are proficient in most, but not all, of the position's requirements. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to:    http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, September 16, 2013 to receive consideration.

·        To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

·        Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.   It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 

·        To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

·        To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

·        Your Résumé - You are encouraged to use the USAJobs online resume builder to ensure that all required information is in your resume.  If you use your own résumé, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed.  For Résumé and Application Tips visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc

·        Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire

 

Other Supporting Documents: (Only submit if applicable to you.)

·        College transcripts (unofficial copy acceptable, if qualifying all of in part based on your education)

·        ICTAP documentation 

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM (EASTERN TIME) ON Monday, September 16, 2013, THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT 

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s): 

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 945969.

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, September 16, 2013 to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf. 

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

STAFFING GROUP
Phone: (404)331-4541
Email: ATLANTA@OPM.GOV
Agency Information:
Atlanta Services Branch
Office of Personnel Management
75 Spring Street SW Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA
30303

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail that your submission was successful. Based upon your rating category, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. Once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks), you will be notified of your status via e-mail.  


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Job Announcement Number:

AT945969

Control Number:

349912100