THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a HR Specialist (Military), Position Description Number D1105000 and is part of the WY Deputy Chief of Staff Personnel, National Guard.Learn more about this agency
The purpose of this position is to provide technical expertise and guidance for all military personnel assigned in the state, and oversee the functions of one of the following human resource programs: Officer Personnel Management (OPM), Enlisted Personnel Management (EPM), Standard Installation and Division Personnel System (SIDPERS), or the Personnel Services Section.
(1) Serves as an advisor to commanders on assigned unit human resources (HR) program.
(2) Responsible for and oversees the direction of the EPM or OPM program and functions as the technical expert.
(3) Responsible for and oversees the direction of the SIDPERS program and functions as the technical expert.
(4) Responsible for and oversees the direction of the Personnel Services Section and functions as the technical expert.
(5) Accomplishes and oversees the accomplishment of technical support work in the program area assigned with the assistance of subordinate employees which may be Active Guard Reserve (AGR), full time Technician, or civilian.
** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. **
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
Must be a current military member of WY Army Nat'l Guard
Must submit ERB with application.
Refer to Required Documents section for additional details and links.
Must possess or be able to obtain/maintain a T3/SECRET security clearance.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation
Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
The Selected applicant must complete an "I-9, Employment Verification", "OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment", and a "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses.
Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.
Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive
Program (SRIP) and TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS).
Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.
Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a
Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
Enlisted applicant's military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicants must provide a written demotion statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (E6/SSG) if selected for this position. A Demotion Statement of Understanding is located at: https://go.usa.gov/xEeWG
Applicants' under or those over-grade, without a written demotion statement of understanding, will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Positions in this series manage and direct personnel programs and execute combat support capabilities for the Army National Guard, Air National Guard, or agency directed joint missions in the core areas of Manpower, Personnel, and Services Programs. Human resources professionals advise and guide supervisors, managers and other staff employees through employment, training, evaluations, and other applicable business program elements. Human resources work involves managing functions and activities associated with personnel, education, mentoring, manpower resources, and organizational structures. It commands personnel and administrative units and serves as front line advisors in the design and operation of programs and administrative systems. The human resources work formulates doctrines, policies, and manages procedural systems for organizations and headquarters at all levels. It plans and develops refinements needed to ensure that these systems meet present and future National Guard personnel requirements during war and peace conditions. Human resources professionals are responsible for training programs conducted in professional development centers, schools, and units. The human resources business directs, plans, and develops the military and civilian personnel programs; operates the Enterprises Human Resources Information Systems; and, completes administrative tasks, program services, mortuary affairs, community activities, and public affairs. Human resources positions anticipate, plan, develop, and execute information systems to support the dynamic National Guard requirements. Human resources professionals formulate manpower and personnel doctrines and policies for military organizations and headquarters. Professional Human Resources supervisors, leaders, and specialists ensure combat support capabilities through the functions of organizational force development that builds and bridges communities with military families during mobilizations, deployments, and demobilization periods. Personnel work involves shaping and balancing the force; resourcing skill requirements; establishing personnel readiness and accountability reports; adapting and applying flexibilities; and engaging resilient plans and support systems to build and sustain combat readiness.
Must possess experience gained through military or civilian technical training schools, within the human resources business programs, are included as general experience qualifications. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.
Must possess at least 12 months of specialized experiences at the GS-07 level or the equivalent which provided a basic working knowledge of National Guard missions, organizations, and personnel programs. Must have a basic knowledge and experiences of personnel programs gained in a classroom or as an on-the-job trainee. Have knowledge-based competency of human resources business elements and can discuss terminology, concepts, principles, and issues related to this competency. Experienced in using references and resource materials and experienced in program functions such as, maintaining personnel records, counseling, or classification and assignments. Experiences may include performing personnel functions associated with preparing and maintaining position descriptions and manual records, personnel classification or usage, quality force management, managing personnel records and researching record data. Experienced in operating a computer and using varied computer programs.
NOTE: General and Specialized Experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide from (e.g. 02/2014 - 03/2016 or Feb 2014 - Mar 2016) dates and hours worked per week with description of your specialized experience on the resume.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade prior to the effective date of placement.
Must possess a valid state's driver's license.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
*** College transcripts must be submitted only when substituting education for experience.
Must have a high school diploma or a general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum. The applicant's educational-degree study program or military or civilian academic courses may substitute for some specialized experience. An applicant must demonstrate the specialized experience competencies (skills, knowledge, abilities and behaviors) to qualify for a position identified by its position grade and career level.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx)
The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 15 February 2018, is available at:
Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line via www.USAJOBS.gov. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume which includes:
* Your full name, mailing address, email address, and phone numbers where you can be reached
* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy
* Show actual begin and end dates (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar - 2017) format and hours worked per week for all work experience submitted.
* List all pertinent civilian and military experiences
* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.
2. Other supporting documents:
*** Records Review
Wyoming Army National Guard members must submit Enlisted Record Brief (ERB) with application.
*** College transcripts must be submitted only when substituting education for experience.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide unofficial copies of transcripts from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10514871
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
Agency contact information
AddressWY Deputy Chief of Staff Personnel
5410 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/538054100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.