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

Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a HR SPEC, Position Description Number T5900400 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: MSgt Mendoza; 508-968-4538

Responsibilities

Serves as advisor to commanders on assigned unit human resources (HR) programs. Interprets policy and provides procedural guidance to commanders, supervisors, and staff members. Provides guidance and assistance on unit program(s) for which responsible. Provides training to supervisors on all military human resources issues. Analyzes data and subsequent determinations regarding any number of human resources matters that may involve or affect AGRs, drill status guardsmen, and/or family members. Advises supervisors or managers within unit when actions may affect productivity or mission. Conducts staff visits and trains personnel (AGRs), traditional drill status guardsmen, supervisors, managers, etc.) within the unit in all programs for which responsible. Conducts periodic briefings for staff, commanders, and administrative personnel to promote a full understanding of all aspects of the assigned program(s). Provides commanders, supervisors, and the MPF staff with a variety statistical data reports pertaining to military HR issues to assist in HR management decisions. Accomplishes/oversees the accomplishment of technical support work in each of the functional areas within this program area.

  1. Career Enhancements:--Plans, directs, controls and provides advisory services on all aspects of the Career Enhancement program for both Active Guard Reserve (AGR), unit drill status guardsmen, full time technicians and potential members. Develops internal policies and procedures governing administration of the following programs: Officer Performance Report/Enlisted Performance Report (OPR/EPR), and officer, enlisted promotions and enlisted demotions. Provides administrative control, management, development and advisory service for military awards and decorations. Reviews Line of Duty (LOD) determinations for administrative accuracy, tracks progress and initiates incapacitation pay requests (if applicable). Manages and provides guidance and technical expertise of various special programs to include Deserving Airman Promotion Program, Reserve Officers Personnel Management Program, Exceptional Promotion Program, and Extensions/Reenlistment Program. Administers the test program, which includes the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT), Defense Language Aptitude Battery Test (DLAB), Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT), and Air Force Classification Test (AFCT).

  2. Customer Service:--Plans, directs, and controls all aspects of the Customer Service Program. Manages the Air Force Personnel Records System. Develops procedures and establishes policy for building, updating, auditing, and accountability of and disposition of automated and manual records. Monitors the maintenance and security of the Unit Personnel Record Group (UPRG) ensuring content meets regulatory requirements and are safeguarded. Manages the Point Credit Accounting and Reporting System (PCARS) program. Is the focal point within the MPF for various entitlement programs (i.e., TRICARE medical/dental, Survivors Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), Family Care Program, etc). Provides assistance and information on active duty benefits for AGR members. Monitors and provides technical guidance to workers performing counseling regarding the Servicemen Group Life Insurance (SGLI) benefits. Responsible for oversight, verification, authorization of identification (ID) cards for all branch service members, retired members, and enrollment of eligible family members in Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). Administers the Casualty Service Program and serves as technical advisor, and as the Casualty Assistance Representative (CAR). Provides casualty assistance (at locations without established Casualty Service work centers) according to governing directives. Serves as focal point for entire organization concerning Privacy Act matters, military dress and appearance policy and procedures.

  3. Relocations:--Plans, directs, and controls all aspects of the Relocation program for all members. Responsible for the development of internal policies and procedures governing administration of the following programs: reassignments (voluntary/involuntary), separations (voluntary/involuntary), unsatisfactory participation, retirements, conditional releases, advise commanders' on stop-loss, activation periods, and demobilization, and inter- and intra-service transfers.

  4. Employments:--Plans, directs, and controls all aspects of the human resources employment program. Responsible for the development of internal policies and procedures governing administration of Personnel Employment programs to include inbound assignment for officer and airmen personnel; certification of military qualifications and assignment eligibility for AGRs, traditional drill status guardsmen applicants; and in-processing of personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experiences gained through civilian and/or military 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 one year of specialized experiences at the GS-07 level or the equivalent which provided a working knowledge of National Guard missions, organizations, and federal civilian or military personnel programs. Must have experiences in executing personnel programs and Human Resources Information Systems, as applicable to the specific position and its position description. Must have knowledge and understanding of the personnel and manpower core competencies: Organization Structure; Requirements Determination; Program Allocation and Control; and, Performance Improvement. Have a working knowledge of organizational structures; manpower standards; manpower resources; manpower data systems; or, commercial services to include strategic sourcing. Experienced in performing personnel program requirements that involve advising supervisors and managers; and, experienced in completing accession planning and processing; classification and position management; and, civilian promotions. Experienced in advertising positions, processing assignments or reassignment actions; reviewing human resources development programs; applying education and training policy requirements; discussing retraining procedures; and/or providing retirement options. Competent in discussing the equal opportunity and sexual assault prevention and response programs. Have experiences in career counseling; completing or editing performance evaluations; and, conducting educational and skill development personnel course programs. Competent in merit principles, personnel plans, programs, and policies to guide or advise others on their implementation activities. Skilled in applying program policies, directives, publications, and training manuals. Knowledgeable on allocating manpower resource budgets or execution procedures. Experienced in performance management and productivity programs; or, advising on process improvement, best practices, and performance techniques. 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.

Education

A high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma is required. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is desired. A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.

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 (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.

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