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Job Title:  Supervisory Human Resources Specialist
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  NCAR-14-058

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$59,749.00 to $77,674.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 to Friday, May 16, 2014
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Raleigh, NC View Map
Open to areas 1, 2 and 3
Not Applicable


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together 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 State and your community!



NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Army National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.


WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE.  Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.


POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Permanent)




MD #: 1310-008


  • Not Required


  • No


  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Rank Requirement: OFF (O2 - O4)
  • Compatibility Requirement: OFF: 42B/H


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Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of assigned program areas, ensuring that legal and regulatory requirements are met.  Develops goals and objectives that integrate organization and military human resources objectives and establishes policies and procedures for accomplishment of the same.  Coordinates, plans, and schedules with other organization managers and customers as appropriate.  Reviews and provides advice on organization missions (Reorganization / Activation / Deactivation, etc.), functions, and manning of serviced units, including reorganization, activation, deactivation, and transformation.  Identifies, analyzes, and provides recommendations to supervisor on significant issues and problems related to work accomplishment. Directs and implements military personnel programs of assignment in order to ensure highest levels of unit and personnel readiness to accomplish statewide military personnel programs.  Directs, organizes, and plans one or more of the following: Command Inspection and/or Operational Readiness Evaluation, DEERS/RAPIDS, iPERMS, Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP), Contingency Temporary Tour of Active Duty for Operational Support (CO-ADOS), Deployment Extension Stabilization Pay (DESP), etc. Formulates human resources and administrative procedures and policies based on the interpretation of regulations and directives from US law, the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Army (DA), and the National Guard Bureau (NGB).  Drafts and implements State policy based on the aforementioned policies. Implement program policy from NGB in accordance with State’s strategic objectives.  Manages the use of funds for accounts relating to the area of assignment and requires exercising proper control measures, forecasting, and developing and conducting of internal audit reviews.  Oversees the creation of reports for audits and outlines any changes to be made as a result of the findings. Identifies requirements and initiates requests for additional resources including personnel, overtime, equipment, supplies, and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives. Coordinates, convenes and/or participates in various boards which may include the following: promotions, DA Boards, awards, selective/qualitative retention boards, MOS Medical Review Board (MMRB), Incapacitation Review Boards, Medical and/or Physical evaluations, etc.  Develops initial MOI, policy and guidance for implementation of board results. Establishes analysis systems to ensure actions are timely and to ensure effectiveness of programs. Performs self-inspection and presents detailed and comprehensive reports and recommendations with any corrective action taken to supervisor.  Follows-up to ensure complete and quality resolution of discrepancies. Analyzes the impact of policy, regulation, law changes, and force structure to the organization’s workforce. Conducts briefings, and advise subordinate units; works closely with management in resolving controversial issues; and researches, prepares and defends actions taken relative to changes in military personnel programs. Directs and oversees the research and response for congressional or high level headquarters’ inquiries regarding military human resources matters. Provides supervision in technical and administrative guidance over Human Resources Assistants (Military), Human Resources Specialists (Military), and specialists within the other specialized functions of the MILPO.  Plans and schedules work of subordinates based on organization priorities.  Provides advice, guidance, and direction to employees on a wide range of military human resources and administrative issues. Conducts briefings, training, and workshops for subordinate major commands, managers, JFHQ staff and senior leadership on military personnel programs of responsibility.  Participates in Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) and unit mobilizations/de-mobilizations.  Develops plans and policies then implements military personnel programs in support of statewide responses for defense of the Homeland, natural and/or man-made disasters, pre- and post- deployment activities, and Department of Homeland Security contingency plans.  Participates in continuity of operations training and real world events as needed.  Meets with key customer and coordinating officials to assess customer satisfaction, explain organization policy and procedures, and resolve problems that arise.   Performs other duties as assigned.

PD: D2007000


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Minimum Requirements:  Experience, education or training 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:  Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting advanced concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements.  Experience assisting in the development of Human Resources policies and procedures.  Experience advising management on Human Resources principles and practices.


Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process. KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume'. 


1. Knowledge of, and skill in, applying a wide range of military personnel human resource management concepts, practices, laws, regulations, policies and precedents; a wide range of military personnel concepts (recruitment, promotions, replacement, medical, retirement, etc…), practices, regulations, etc.; a full range of US laws, regulations, principles and practices sufficient to provide state level comprehensive military personnel management advisory and other technical services to organizational  functions.

2. Knowledge of training and development principles, theories and methods.

3. Ability to interact with all levels of management in the delivery of human resource services requiring a broad approach and careful analysis.

4. Analytical, diagnostic, qualitative, and quantitative techniques sufficient to identify, evaluate, and recommend to management appropriate HR interventions to resolve complex interrelated HR problems and issues; 
5. Working knowledge of how multiple automated systems are structured and modified in order to set up validation strategies for reports generated from system or to troubleshoot when systems do not work. Ability to use continually changing automated systems in order to get data in and out.

6. Skill in coordinating constantly changing program/project requirements in order to minimize disruptions. 

7. Ability to participate in strategic planning to see where the organization is headed, to provide a pathway there, and to take full advantage of modern technology.

8. Written and oral communication techniques sufficient to develop and deliver briefings, project papers, status/staff reports, and correspondence to managers in order to foster understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations.

Quality of Experience: Level of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.   The applicant's record of experience training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the Miscellaneous Administration and Program Positions.

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.

Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Army National Guard (NCARNG).  Assignment to a compatible Officer (O2-O4) position in the NCARNG is mandatory.  (OFF BRANCH: 42B/H)


Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (ANACI minimum).


Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.



Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To validate your qualifications for this job, a review of your résumé and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.  If, after reviewing your résumé and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have misrepresented your qualifications and/or experience, your rating will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


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1. 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.


2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



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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 Friday, May 16, 2014 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, 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.

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

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do NOT fax the papaer 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 and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1090399

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 Friday, May 16, 2014 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:

  • Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  • Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
  • Fax all six pages of 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.


The following documents are REQUIRED for this job announcement:

  • Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)
  • Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)


The following documents are NOT required for this job announcement:

Transcripts (optional - required if using education to substitute for experience)

  • Military Resume (optional -explain actual duties performed with the MOS/AFSC, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous (optional - related certifications, licenses, etc.)

Demographics Data (optional - Applicants are requested to identify, in a separate attachment, their race, gender, and national origin.  Submission of this information is voluntary and will be used in support of the NCNG Equal Employment Opportunity Programs.)


Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.


Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:





Frank Poovey
Phone: (919)664-6000x46310
Agency Information:
1636 Gold Star
Raleigh, NC


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the closing date, a review of your complete application will be completed to validate your qualification status.  If qualified, your documents will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. 


***Ensure that your email and phone contacts are current.***

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