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TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION
WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD
JFHQ-HRO, Charleston, WV
SELECTING SUPERVISOR & DUTY LOCATION: LTC Kelly Ambrose, JFHQ - Human Resources Officer, Charleston, WV
This is a non-bargaining position.
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The purpose of this position is to plan, direct and administer the human resources programs for all full-time National Guard personnel to include National Guard Employees and ARNG and ANG full-time support personnel in Active Guard Reserve (AGR) status. The incumbent serves as primary staff advisor to The State Adjutant General, staff elements, and operating official on matters pertaining to manpower and human resources management. Performs other duties as assigned.
Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description located online. For a complete position description for this position, go to the FASCLASS website: https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_fasclass.asp
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. Selectee will not be appointed untill investigation is complete.
- Will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory security clearance, AND, as a minimum, a completed National Agency Check (NAC) prior to assignment.
- Direct Deposit is mandatory.
- Irregular and overtime hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies.
- The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft/vehicle to perform temporary duty assignments.
- Must have a valid driver?s license.
- 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.
- Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
- May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
- The duties 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.
QualificationsYOU MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THAT YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW. WHEN EXPLAINING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE YOU MUST GIVE EXAMPLES. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. EXPLAIN IT IN YOUR OWN WORDS AND GIVE EXAMPLES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have at least one year of specialized experiences at the GS-13 level or the equivalent in personnel and manpower core competencies: Organization Structure, RequirementDetermination, Program Allocation and Control, and/or Performance Improvement. In addition to a high degree of analytical ability, applicants at this expert level must have a full range of competencies in regard to implementing and managing applicable directives, regulations, policies, merit principles and practices related to federal civilian, military, andNational Guard technician personnel programs. Experienced in planning for and executingall human resources personnel programs and information systems. Must have at least 36 months specialized experience in personnel and manpower core competencies: Organizational Structures; Requirements Determination; Program Allocation and Control; and, Performance Improvement. Experienced in managing organizational structures; organizational and manpower standards; manpower resources; manpower data systems; and, commercial services to include strategic sourcing. Experienced in managing civilian or military payroll budgets, school funding allocations, and travel budgets. Experienced in managing process reengineering, continuous improvement initiatives, and management consulting services. Must be an expert in federal government programs, such as merit principles and prohibited practices. Must have a full-range of competencies in writing, designing, formatting, publishing, and presenting briefings for senior leadership at conferences, workshops, or special committee meetings. Experienced in performing the full spectrum of personnel program requirements to accomplish labor union negotiations and agreements; skilled in completing accession planning and processing; classification and position management; directing civilian or military promotions; and, analyzing human resources personnel systems reports. Competent in directing position utilization; writing awards and recognition media; writing evaluations; and conducting performance management. Experienced in managing and directing assignment and reassignment actions; directing education and training policy requirements; and, retraining procedures. Experienced in authorizing and processing retirements; skilled in conducting disciplinary actions; and, directing force development and force shaping programs. Experienced in managing human resources development programs, education, voluntary education, advanced academic education, promotion testing, and test libraries. Competent in managing and directing equal opportunity program and sexual assault prevention and response program. Highly skilled in career counseling, presenting performance evaluations, conducting educational and skill development personnel course programs, and experienced in identifying behavioral concerns, assessing culture and environmental concerns, and successful problem solving techniques and applications. Skilled in translating higher headquarters' program policies into directives, publications, policies, and training manuals. Experienced in developing, controlling, programming and allocating manpower resources in support of plans, programs, budgets and execution procedures. Competent in processing organizational change actions to activate, inactivate, redesignate, and/or reorganize structures. Experienced in conducting performance management and productivity programs; assessing and documenting organizational performance; and, advising on process improvement, best practices, and optimal performance. Experiences involved using internal controls to manage and maintain sound financial budgets and corporate standards.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must meet the non-supervisory GS-0201-14, PLUS have 12 months of career broadening human resources program experience in leading, planning and scheduling work in a manner that promoted smooth flow and even distribution of assigning work requirements. The individual must have experiences that included training and guiding employees on human resources military or civilian programs and assigning applicable tasks. Must have experiences in managing and supervising work functions and discipline requirements. Experienced in conducting employee performance valuations; mentoring employees; managing resources and budgets; and directing assigned work. Experienced in managing military or civilian employees on all program tasks, inspections, exercises, deployments, and/or mobilizations. Experienced in effectively and efficiently planning and scheduling work that met or exceeded work requirements and expectations. Experienced in structuring assignments to create viable procedures that resulted in measured and improved task processes. Experienced in creating and implementing improvements in mentoring programs and strategies; and, executing training applications and career development that resulted in the employees' increased performance values in quality work, timeliness considerations, and work efficiencies. Must have professional experiences and demonstrated abilities to train and mentor employees on the correct procedures and required competencies to address and resolve employee performance and/or behavior issues. Previous supervisory assignments involved improving the employees' skills and abilities through mentoring, training, and individual career development. Experienced in identifying employees' strengths and weaknesses that resulted in their increased performance values in quality work, accurate decisions, timeliness considerations, and work efficiencies. Must have expert knowledge of merit principles, equal employment, and affirmative action guidelines.
-Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
Permanent Change of Station: PCS funds are not available for this position.
Incentives: Relocation and Recruitment Incentives are not available for this position.
All WVNG positions are pending availability of resources.
The WVNG is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Selection of this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, non-disqualifying disability, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization or any other non-merit factor.
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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
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.
Veteran's Preference: Veteran's preference must be validated by formal submissions of necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Failure to submit all supporting documentation WILL result in the loss of veteran's preference, and could possibly impact your placement on the certificate sent to the selecting official. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" AND required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference of any kind. An SF-50 is NOT sufficient to adjudicate preference. For more information on Veteran's Preference, please visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx https://eee.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf?
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 WV HRO Form 300 and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your WV HRO Form 300 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.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THE SELECTING OFFICIAL:
- A Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300, is REQUIRED for consideration for this vacancy and other supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this announcement (submitted via www.usajobs.gov ). The HRO Form 300 must be filled out in its entirety. If the form is not filled out, you will not be considered for referral to the selecting official. The HRO Form 300 nust be signed on page 6 also, to be considered as complete.
(Resumes are OPTIONAL not required.)
Obtain a copy of the Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300 at the WVHRO website, http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/jobs/forms/default.html
- Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov ).
- A completed and signed Standard Form 144, Statement of Prior Federal Service, which may be obtained at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf144.pdf (submitted via www.usajobs.com ).
-Degree and/or transcripts. If there are educational requirements for this position, or you are substituting education for experience, you must upload your degree and/or transcripts to prove your educational claims.
-For Veteran's Preference you must submit all supporting documentation for your preference claims. Which includes, but is not limited to: DD214(s), SF-15, Written correspondence from your branch for discharge/release pending. If supporting documentation is not submitted to support your claim, it WILL result in losing your veteran's preference for this announcement and will possibly impact your placement on the certificate sent to the selecting supervisor.
ALL applications and supporting documents MUST be submitted through www.usajobs.gov electronically and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) of the closing date. Mailed, e-mailed, hand-delivered, and faxed applications will NOT be accepted or considered.
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/10543425
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration. No documents will be accepted after 11:59 PM (EST) of the closing date of the announcement. If you are experiencing system issues,
with the USA Jobs website, please follow the directions found at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/Contact/ ; you must also contact your HR Representative prior to the close date for guidance.
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 WV HRO Form 300 and 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
AddressWV JFHQ HRO
Human Resource Office
Charleston, WV 25311
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.
In the event you receive a non-certification notification and you believe this decision was made in error; you have 5 working days from the day it was received in your inbox to send an appeal to the servicing Human Resources Office. The appeal must include the announcement number and title, reason of non-certification, and your justification of why this decision was erroneous.?
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
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.
Legal and regulatory guidance
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542269100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.