This position is located within a Military Personnel Flight (MPF) of an Air National Guard (ANG) flying wing. This comprehensive description covers five programs/specialties within the Air National Guard Military Personnel Flight. The primary purpose is to administer and accomplish functions of one or more of the following human resources programs: Career Enhancements, Customer Service, Employments, Relocations, and/or Readiness. Serves as advisor to commanders on assigned unit human resources (HR) programs. 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. Plans, directs, and controls all aspects of the Customer Service Program. Plans, directs, and controls all aspects of the human resources employment program. Plans, directs, and controls all aspects of the Relocation program for all members. Ensures accuracy of human resources data system and performs functional review of data reliability relative to the relocations program. Develops wing readiness plans for the administration of contingencies and mobilizations. Determines human resources requirements in support of mobilization. Coordinates with gaining Major Commands (MAJCOMs), Headquarters, Personnel Readiness Center (PRC), National Guard Bureau (NGB), and unit commanders regarding all matters concerning the activation and/or deployment of forces. Manages contingency and exercise deployments. Serves as advisor to wing/unit commanders on deployment programs. Interprets policy and provides procedural guidance to wing/unit commanders, supervisors, staff members, and unit deployment managers (UDM) concerning deployment process. Advises wing Installation Deployment Officer (IDO), Unit Deployment Manager (UDM), and MPF Commander on Unit Type Code (UTC)/Unit Manning Document (UMD) and any other readiness issues. Manages Deployment Systems. Is responsible to the Military Support Flight Commander for the Personnel Support for Contingency Operations (PERSCO) portion of the Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS) Report. Serves as Classified Control Officer responsible for safeguarding and proper destruction of classified material IAW AF instructions, higher headquarters and local guidance. Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-4 MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-7
(YOUR RANK MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE WITHIN YOUR RESUME)
All personnel applying for this position who do not meet the minimum military grade requirement MUST provide the proper signed memorandum from your respective Military Personnel Office (MILPO for ARNG, FSS for ANG) to prove eligibility to obtain the required grade upon accepting the position. The memorandum MUST be submitted WITH your application to be considered.
MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: ENLISTED: 3S0X1, 3S2X1
(ASSIGNMENT TO A COMPATIBLE MILITARY POSITION IS NOT REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION BUT WILL BE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF HIRE IF SELECTED.)
YOU 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.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience, education, or training which involves the exercise of analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and personal responsibility, and application of a substantial body of knowledge of principles, concepts and practices applicable to one or more fields of administration or management. Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training
involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting basic concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements.
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ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
-Current drivers license required: Must have a valid state drivers license.
-Physical: Baseline physical is required within 30 days of employment per OSHA and NGB.
-Security Clearance: Must possess or be eligible to obtain the appropriate security clearance.
-Employment in an excepted service position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the West Virginia National Guard in one of the listed occupational specialty (MOS) codes or Air Force specialty codes (AFSC). Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment. If a mandatory course is required for this position, the incumbent will attend the course(s) within one year from the date of hire.
-Individual selected for this position will be required to sign up for direct deposit/electronic fund transfer upon appointment.
-Males born after December 31 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.
-Military membership in the appropriate service, wearing of the uniform appropriate to the service, and federally recognized grade are requirements for appointment in the excepted service. As a condition of employment, all National Guard Military Technicians are appointed in the excepted service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709, and are required to serve a one (1) year trial period.
-Veterans preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 U.S.C. 709 (f).
-Military technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses, accepting a technician position may terminate these military incentives. Contact Incentive Specialist for current policy.
-The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA, 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301 4335) prohibits discrimination because of past, current, or future military obligations in hiring, promotion, reemployment, termination and benefits.
-Applicant must possess the appropriate ASVAB scores and must meet all medical requirements to be eligible for this position.
-Must be able to report to work within 60 days, unless deployed or unless prior arrangements have been coordinated and approved by management.