Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

NATIONWIDE

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT:  HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

Human Resources Specialist

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Indefinite

PD #:D1041000

Series/Grade: GS-0201-07/09

Salary Range: $40,684.00-$64,697.00

MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE

IF SELECTED, CURRENT TECHNICIAN'S TENURE WILL TRANSFER WITH MEMBER TO THIS POSITION

*Candidates may have to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED FOR DUAL STATUS ONLY:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho 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.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current members of the Idaho Army National Guard or those eligible to become a member.

Application materials must be received by Thursday, April 20, 2017.  Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 

Duties

MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)

The 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.

--Provides 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.

--Assists 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.

--Serves 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. 

--Provides 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 schedules. 

--Provides 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. 

--Composes letters or summaries relating to a variety of employee relations, performance management, and compensation matters. 

--Develops, modifies, and conducts presentation of basic and/or refresher training in employee relations, performance management, and compensation procedures.

--May 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.

--May serve in the absence of the higher graded specialist.

--Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No