MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)
primary purpose of the position is to provide technical, procedural and
evaluative assistance in the area of employee relations, performance
management, and compensation for both Army and Air National Guard
organizations. Accomplishes work through
the use of an automated personnel system.
technical guidance and procedural assistance to managers, supervisors, and
employees in executing a variety of employee relations, performance management,
and compensation programs, which may include awards and suggestions, leave,
disciplinary and non-disciplinary actions, grievances, etc. Develops and carries out specific projects to
accomplish the technical support mission of the Human Resources Office. Advises supervisors and employees on
regulatory requirements of the programs and develops instructions. Reviews and interprets policies, directives,
and other issuances by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), National Guard
(NGB), and outside control agencies for applicability to activities serviced. Takes appropriate action to comply with such
directives and guidance or refers the matters to the proper functional staff
for action. Coordinates publication of
local policies and regulations.
in administering the performance management program within the state to include
state level procedures and appraisal system.
Provides advice and assistance to supervisors and managers on the
preparation of performance standards and appraisals. Explains employee options if dissatisfied
with performance rating. Provides
technical guidance to Review and Appeals Boards, managers, and supervisors
relative to the appraisal system.
Reviews performance standards and appraisals for regulatory
compliance. Monitors the timely
submission of performance appraisals and records delinquencies.
as executive secretary for the employee recognition awards program. Assists in developing and providing managers
and supervisors with guidance on program procedures. Maintains a tracking system to evaluate and
provide management with reports of statistical information pertaining to
status, financial impact, types and numbers of awards. Provides guidance on required criteria. Assists in explaining options to employees
when they are dissatisfied with performance ratings.
technical guidance and procedural advice on the flexibilities and appropriate
use of leave issues such as sick leave for family care and bereavement,
compensatory leave, advanced leave, leave without pay, absence without leave,
and military leave. Provides guidance on
the use of the Family and Medical Leave Act and Voluntary Leave Transfer
Program. Counsels managers and employees
on rights and obligations under the leave programs and various work
guidance and technical assistance to managers, supervisors, and employees on
questions, complaints or issues, which require an explanation of human
resources practices and procedures, e.g., explaining employee rights, and
procedures for filing grievances.
letters or summaries relating to a variety of employee relations, performance
management, and compensation matters.
modifies, and conducts presentation of basic and/or refresher training in
employee relations, performance management, and compensation procedures.
assist in administering the Technician Assistance Program, which includes the
training of supervisors and management officials regarding problems of the
emotionally disturbed employee, and alcohol/drug abuse.
serve in the absence of the higher graded specialist.
other duties as assigned.