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    This National Guard position is for an HR SPEC (MIL) (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1546000 and is part of the OR ANG HQ, National Guard.

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    As an HR SPEC (MIL) (TITLE 32), GS-0201-12, this position is located in State Air National Guard (ANG) Headquarters. The purpose of this position is to 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), state ANG staff and state ANG units, and to provide supervisory guidance to assigned State ANG Headquarters personnel.

    (1) 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.

    (2) 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.

    (3) Responsible for the management of the State ANG Retention Program for enlisted and officer personnel. Coordinates personnel policies, directives, and procedures to identify and eliminate ineffective procedures. Evaluates data, reports, studies, and other information as a basis for initiating corrective actions on programs. Recommends policies and procedures for enhancing both the state and Air National Guard Enlisted Retention Program.

    (4) Serves as principal assistant to the Administrative Officer and in his/her absence ensures continuity of operations.

    (5) Manages the state Officer Effectiveness Report Program.

    (6) Manages the federal and state ANG Military Awards Program.

    (7) Assists in the investigation of and may represent the department on Congressional and other high level inquiries.

    (8) Monitors the ANG Schools Program and performs follow-on training for Professional Military Education (PME) and all technical schools not associated with inactive duty training.

    (9) Conducts research on difficult individual personnel and administrative problems; provides technical and specialized data, background material, and references; and recommends solutions and courses of action to be followed. Drafts policies and procedures affecting personnel programs, administrative management, and program development for statewide implementation.

    (10) Responsible for supervisory personnel management functions. Schedules and approves leave requests for subordinates; establishes performance standards, and makes formal appraisals of work performance; practices good position management policy; initiates announcements of vacancies, and makes selection from available candidates. Counsels subordinates on such matters as work performance, required training, proper conduct, and suggestion programs.

    (11) Hears employee grievances and deals with union representatives as necessary; takes necessary informal disciplinary actions and, when warranted, proposes formal actions.

    (12) Provides guidance and coordination of ANG Family Program matters within the state. Functions as a liaison between the Joint State Family Program Coordinator and the Director of Personnel (DP) at Wing level.

    (13) Performs other duties as assigned.

    *The above description only mentions a limited amount of the position's official duties. For a full comprehensive document that covers all the duties of the position, please contact one of the Recruitment Specialists at the bottom of the announcement.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590394300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.