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    This National Guard position is for a Human Resources Specialist (Military), Position Description Number D1546000and is part of the Joint Force Headquarters, Vermont Air National Guard.

    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 states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in the Vermont Air National Guard. 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. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Vermont Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Vermont Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

    Veteran's Preference does not apply to the National Guard Excepted Service.

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation allowance NOT authorized.

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    As a Human Resources Specialist (Military), GS-0201-12, you will:

    (1) Provide staff assistance, guidance, and direction concerning ANG personnel, administration, training, recruiting, retention, incentive, and budgetary matters to the Administrative Officer, the Adjutant General, the Assistant Adjutant General (Air), ANG staff and units, and to provide supervisory guidance to assigned State ANG Headquarters personnel.

    (2) Provides state level coordination of all military personnel programs, including but not limited to: enlistment, appointment, performance evaluation reports, promotions, officer and enlisted selective retention, discharges, separations, recruiting, retention, incentives, and training. Develops state-level programs, publications, policies, and procedures. Manages the state and federal programs for awards, decorations, special recognition, and other incentive/retention enhancement efforts. Monitors and executes state-level responsibilities regarding all military personnel assignments, reassignments, classification actions, and professional military education. Conducts in-depth research on difficult personnel cases, administrative matters, medical, and training problems.
    Provides technical and specialized data, background material and references, and determines solutions and courses of action to be followed. Monitors manning, manpower authorizations, and organizational changes. Maintains frequent contact with the National Guard Bureau (NGB), Air National Guard Support Center (ANGSC), Air Force Military Personnel Center (AFMPC), Air
    Reserve Personnel Center (ARPC), and other appropriate agencies.

    (3) Coordinates a statewide incentive program, and serves as the focal point for all matters pertaining to the program. Works closely with the unit commanders and their representatives in the operation of the incentive program. Ensures that funds are only authorized to those specialties that the unit commander has designated as eligible consistent with valid unit manning vacancy requirements. Attends various meetings and conferences with representatives of NGB, ANGSC, the Adjutant General, the Administrative Officer, and unit personnel relative to overall procedures and operations of the program.

    (4) Serves as principal assistant to the Administrative Officer and in his/her absence ensures continuity of operations. Assists in maintaining orderly and efficient accomplishment of the office administrative workload.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current members of the Vermont Air National Guard (VTANG) and all those eligible to become members.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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