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Air National Guard Units HR SPEC (MILITARY) in Otis ANG Base, Massachusetts


THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a HR SPEC (MILITARY), Position Description Number D2402000 and is part of the MA ANG 102nd IW, National Guard. This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: CMSgt Thomas Nunnelley at 508-968-7753.


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.


Conditions of Employment


Military Grades: ENL: A1C to MSgt

Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 3F5X1

All applications will be considered regardless of Branch AFSC AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to current members of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, or those eligible to enlist and/or transfer into the Massachusetts Air National Guard. 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. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Air National Guard recruiter at (774) 836-7922 before applying for this position. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have education and experiences 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. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience, education and at least one year of specialized experiences at the GS-07 level or the equivalent that 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. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of months/years. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


If you are using Education to qualify for this position, Air National Guard Enlisted GS-09 through GS-12 Positions Must have a high school diploma or a general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum. 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.

Additional Information

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 ( 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. MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies: Incentive Termination without Recoupment:

If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.