Job Overview


Washington Army National Guard

Non-Bargaining Unit Technician Vacancy Announcement

13-210-ARNG, Equal Employment Manager (NATIONAL GUARD REQUIREMENT)

Location:  Federal HRO, Camp Murray, WA

Appointment Type:  Permanent

PD Number:  D1018000

Series/Grade:  GS-0260-11

Salary Range:  $61,255.00-$79,628.00

Security Clearance:  Secret

PCS Expenses:  *Not Authorized*


Membership in the National Guard is Required:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Washington 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. 

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizen soldiers 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 the National Guard and serve your nation, your state and your community!

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm EST on: Friday, November 22, 2013

Non-Bargaining Areas of Consideration: 

This position is in the Federal Service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709

Area A – Nationwide Excepted:  Anyone eligible for immediate enlistment and/or commissioning in the Washington Army and/or Air National Guard.

Area B – In-state Excepted:  All participating members of the Washington Army and/or Air National Guard.

Area C – In-service Excepted:  All presently employed permanent excepted technicians, indefinite excepted technicians, and AGR members with excepted technician reemployment rights to the Washington Army National Guard.


Manages the Equal Employment Opportunity Program within the state.  Responsible for advising senior management on the administration of laws, policies, and regulations designed to provide equal opportunity and diversity management for the workforce in the state.  Plans, develops and implements the National Guard Bureau Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program at the state level, which requires the development and implementation of an Affirmative Employment Program (AEP) covering both short and long range goals and objectives.  This AEP governs all elements of the EEO Program.  Serves as the agent of information for policy guidance on EEO, EO and all discrimination complaint matters (dual and non-dual status).  Coordinates with other human resource work centers such as staffing and classification in developing recruiting and employment strategies to ensure equity and diversity within the state’s workforce.  Ensures that all EO/EEO (and MEO) training statistics are gathered, profiled and maintained.  Provides statistical data to NGB-EO in accordance with EEOC, DoD, Army, Air Force, and NGB regulations.  The Affirmative Employment Program requires that position openings, promotions, position selections, separations, and career development must be in compliance with applicable EEO laws and regulatory requirements.  Develops and implements the National Guard Technician AEP at state level, which is a multi-year plan.  Captures and profiles technician and military statistical data on a regular basis.  Analyzes data to identify trends, progress, problem areas, and recommendations of minority and female representation.  Accomplishes a quarterly review and analysis to monitor progress.  Meets and consults regularly with all levels of management and employees to locate, define and correct deficiencies and/or problem areas.  In conjunction with the State HR/EO and MEO Officers, coordinates and assists in the development of ANG EO and ARNG MEO military programs and affirmative action plans.  Responsible for the implementation and management of the state Special Emphasis Program.  Participates in national training conferences that have Department of Defense, and National Guard Bureau involvement and participation, as part of the total community outreach initiative.  Coordinates all Special Emphasis Programs, diversity, and EEO awareness issues with recruiting and public affairs personnel, community managers, HR/EO and MEO Officers.  Manages the State’s EEO/EO complaints processing system on behalf of the Adjutant General.  Selects, trains, and supervises all EEO counselors for collateral duties within the state, ensuring that an adequate number of trained counselors is available to meet requirements imposed by law and regulation.  Coordinates with the state HR/EO and MEO Officers to ensure complaints are properly and expeditiously processed upon reaching the level of the Adjutant General.  Ensures requisite support to NGB investigations, fact-finding and EEOC hearings.  Coordinates with the Staff Judge Advocate to develop and present the state’s position at these proceedings.  Provides statistical data to NGB Office of Equal Opportunity in accordance with EEOC, DoD and NGB regulations. Ensures discrimination complaint statistics are gathered and maintained.  Responds to inquiries from Congressional, White House, DoD, NGB and other sources on discrimination complaint matters.