Job Overview

Summary

LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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

LOCATION: NGLA-JPM-HT (J1), JACKSON BARRACKS, NEW ORLEANS, LA

This position is located in a state Human Resources Office (HRO) that has responsibility for servicing both Army and Air National Guard full-time personnel. The purpose of the position is to provide support for recruitment and placement, military technician compatibility, permanent change of station moves, pay setting, recruitment and retention allowances, and reduction-in-force. Accomplishes work through the use of a variety of automated personnel systems and programs.

Open Areas of Consideration: 1

DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

Area 1 = On-Board technicians currently assigned to NGLA-JPM (J1) of the Louisiana National Guard.

NOTICE: THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY: FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES ALL EMPLOYERS TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY AND EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY OF ALL PERSONS HIRED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.

Duties

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1)   Provides advice and support to managers, supervisors, and the Human Resources Officer on recruitment and placement matters for a variety of professional, administrative, technical and clerical occupations GS-09 and below and for wage grade occupations WG-10 and below. Assists in planning and administering the merit promotion and recruitment/placement program. Identifies appropriate qualification standard to be applied, validates hire authority, develops position announcements, locates position applicants, develops candidate evaluation criteria and evaluates candidate eligibility, and refers qualified candidates for selection consideration. Reviews and verifies information on requests for vacancy announcements to assure correctness. Notifies candidates of the results of their application. Maintains necessary documents associated with merit placement, applicant supply, Department of Defense (DoD) Priority Placement Lists, and Over-graded Technician Listings.

(2)   Accumulates and analyzes statistics concerning recruitment and placement function such as turnover rates, quit rates, promotions, minority hire rates, hiring lag time, etc. Conducts exit interviews to identify potential program or management deficiencies. Uses information for analyzing trends, considering program adjustments, managerial/supervisory training needs, etc. Assist in conducting long-range planning for projected mission and/or organizational changes to formulate a placement plan.

(3)   Ensures required selection documentation and information contained thereon is correct including military compatibility; checks medical certificates and reports from references; checks security requirements; initiates select/non-select letters, etc. Counsels and registers employees in the DoD Priority Placement Program and/or OPM Interagency Placement Assistance Program as appropriate.

(4)   Interprets and applies State pay setting tools such as highest previous rate rule and recruiting and retention incentives. Analyzes technician and payroll information to identify and resolve pay-setting errors or discrepancies. Sets rates of pay for General Schedule (GS) and Federal Wage System (FWS) technicians for appointments, transfers, promotions, changes to lower grade, and changes between GS and FWS pay systems.

(5)   Provides advice on military technician compatibility issues and delegated personnel authorities. Provides guidance to supervisors, managers and military commanders on assignment of technicians to compatible military assignments. Ensures excepted technicians maintain the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS)/Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) commensurate with the technician position held and are militarily assigned to the unit in which they are employed. Ensures current employees in non-compatible status obtain the proper AFSC/MOS and/or correct military assignment. Assists supervisors and management in achieving compatibility. Initiates or recommends approval of appropriate waivers as required.

(6)   Assists technicians with permanent change of station moves. Initiates transportation agreements. Completes travel orders authorizing various entitlements. Obtains necessary funds from NGB or state Comptroller as appropriate. Provides counseling to employees on entitlements, rights, and obligations.  Coordinates with travel offices and employees to facilitate movement of household goods.  Reviews requests for extension of temporary quarters and makes recommendations for approval. Initiates transportation agreements. Completes travel orders authorizing various entitlements.

(7)   Assists in conducting reductions-in-force (RIF). Develops competitive levels and maintains retention registers. Evaluates qualifications and military assignment factors to reassign displaced employees.

(8)   Assists in developing, coordinating, and maintaining state plans/guidance. Assists in educating commanders, managers, and supervisors on the various programs.

(9)   Responds to inquiries on recruitment and placement related matters from the serviced workforce and coordinates with NGB-HR as required. Attends national recruitment and placement workshops.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No