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    This National Guard position is for a HR SPEC (RECRUITMENT & PLACEMENT) (ARMY AND AIR), Position Description Number D1027000and is part of the MI HRO 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 a compatible military assignment in the 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 National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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

    --Serves as the state's technical expert advisor and consultant to key management on the full range of staffing options for a variety of professional, administrative, technical, and trades and labor occupations.

    --Analyzes and evaluates the state's current technician staffing situation including turnover, vacancies, and current recruiting strategies to identify and forecast staffing problems.

    --Develops Merit Placement Plan and ensures compliance with federal laws (i.e., The Technician Act), NGB Regulations, and local labor agreements.

    --Develops, recommends, maintains, and applies state policy for use of such pay setting tools as highest previous rate and recruitment and retention tools.

    --Serves as the state senior specialist and consultant on military technician compatibility issues and delegated personnel authorities (e.g. pay flexibilities).

    --Manages permanent change of station moves. Initiates transportation agreements. Completes travel orders authorizing various entitlements.

    --Analyzes the organization's workforce and determines reduction-in-force (RIF) impact; initiates pre-RIF actions; conducts RIF briefings, and counsels employees.

    --Develops, coordinates, maintains state plans/guidance involving Merit Placement Plan, reduction-in-force, highest previous rate, recruiting, and retention incentives.

    --Provides technical guidance to management and participates as the staffing functional specialist in the collective bargaining agreement process.

    --Responds to inquiries on recruitment and placement related matters from the serviced workforce and coordinates with NGB-HR as required

    --May oversee the work activities of other employee(s). Trains employee(s) in assigned duties and responsibilities.

    --Performs other duties as assigned.

    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…

    U.S. Citizens. Area 1 - Open to current, permanent technicians of the Michigan National Guard. Area 2 - Open to current members of the Michigan National Guard. Area 3 - Open to applicants willing and eligible to join the Michigan National Guard (contact a recruiter).

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488513900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.