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Hr Specialist (recruitment & Placement/compensation)

Company: Air National Guard Units
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryTHIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE NON-BARGAINING POSITION. Position announced concurrent with Internal Title 5 announcement MT-11510068-T5-22-711. Veteran's preference does not apply External applicants must be able to start within 6 months of selection. Selecting Official: Brandy Renenger This National Guard position is for an HR Specialist (Recruitment & Placement/Compensation), Position Description Numbers T5910500/T5042000, and is part of the Montana National Guard, HRO.Learn more about this agencyHelpOverviewAccepting applicationsOpen & closing dates05/25/2022 to 06/09/2022Salary$44,740 - $71,146 per yearPay scale & gradeGS 7 - 9HelpLocations1 vacancy in the following locations:Great Falls, MTHelena, MTTelework eligibleYes-as determined by the agency policy.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Relocation expenses reimbursedYes-You may qualify for relocation incentives in accordance with agency policy.Appointment typePermanentWork scheduleFull-timeServiceExceptedPromotion potential9Job family (Series)0201 Human Resources ManagementSupervisory statusNoSecurity clearanceSecretDrug testNoPosition sensitivity and riskNon-sensitive (NS)/Low RiskTrust determination processSuitability/FitnessAnnouncement numberMT-11510071-T5-22-712Control number656644300HelpThis job is open toFederal employees - Competitive serviceCurrent or former competitive service federal employees.Federal employees - Excepted serviceCurrent excepted service federal employees.Military spousesThe publicU.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.VeteransNational Guard & reservesCurrent members, those who want to join or transitioning military members.Clarification from the agencyOpen to CAT 7 (External): The Public - US Citizens. (Veteran's preference does apply). If you are a Competitive employee your status will be converted to excepted with acceptance of this position.HelpDutiesThis position is located in a state Human Resources Office (HRO) that has responsibility for servicing both Army and Air National Guard personnel. The purpose of the position is to provide support for recruitment and placement, military technician compatibility, permanent change of station moves, pay setting, recruitment and retention allowances, and reduction-in-force. Accomplishes work through the use of a variety of automated personnel systems and programs. Provides advice and support to managers, supervisors, and the Human Resources Officer on recruitment and placement matters for a variety of professional, administrative, technical and clerical occupations GS-09 and below and for wage grade occupations WG-10 and below. Assists in planning and administering the merit promotion and recruitment/placement program. Identifies appropriate qualification standard to be applied, validates hire authority, develops position announcements, locates position applicants, develops candidate evaluation criteria and evaluates candidate eligibility, and refers qualified candidates for selection consideration. Reviews and verifies information on requests for vacancy announcements to assure correctness. Notifies candidates of the results of their application. Maintains necessary documents associated with merit placement, applicant supply, Department of Defense (DoD) Priority Placement Lists, and Over-graded Technician Listings. Accumulates and analyzes statistics concerning recruitment and placement function such as turnover rates, quit rates, promotions, minority hire rates, hiring lag time, etc. Conducts exit interviews to identify potential program or management deficiencies. Uses information for analyzing trends, considering program adjustments, managerial/supervisory training needs, etc. Assist in conducting long-range planning for projected mission and/or organizational changes to formulate a placement plan. Ensures required selection documentation and information contained thereon is correct including military compatibility; checks medical certificates and reports from references; checks security requirements; initiates select/non-select letters, etc. Counsels and registers employees in the DoD Priority Placement Program and/or OPM Interagency Placement Assistance Program as appropriate. Interprets and applies State pay setting tools such as highest previous rate rule and recruiting and retention incentives. Analyzes technician and payroll information to identify and resolve pay-setting errors or discrepancies. Sets rates of pay for General Schedule (GS) and Federal Wage System (FWS) technicians for appointments, transfers, promotions, changes to lower grade, and changes between GS and FWS pay systems. Assists in conducting reductions-in-force (RIF). Develops competitive levels and maintains retention registers. Evaluates qualifications and military assignment factors to reassign displaced employees. Assists in developing, coordinating, and maintaining state plans/guidance. Assists in educating commanders, managers, and supervisors on the various programs. Responds to inquiries on recruitment and placement related matters from the serviced workforce and coordinates with NGB-HR as required. Attends national recruitment and placement workshops. Performs other duties as assigned.HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentFederal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.IAW Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law.If selected, new hires will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before appointment or onboarding with the agency; unless meet exception requirements.The agency will provide additional (COVID) information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.QualificationsYour resume MUST contain a DETAILED description (how, when , where, and at what level) in your own words (not copied) of civilian and/or military training/experience/education as it relates to the general and specialized experience, and any other requirements (certifications, education, selective placement factors) that are in announcement and/or questionnaire. If resume is NOT detailed in these requirements; you could be deemed INELIGIBLE. For additional information on what to include in your resume, click here. Basic Qualification Requirement: Must have have the required experience in the following; -Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately. -Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit efficient communication. -Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats; -Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. -Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings; -Ability to assess body language and perceive emotional and/or distress levels; -Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess a validated understanding of basic principles and concepts of the Human Resources Specialist of GS-0201-07 or GS-201-09 position. Experiences gained through civilian and/or military technical training schools within the human resources business programs are general experience qualifications. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-07 - Must have 3 months of basic knowledge and working experience in personnel programs gained as a volunteer, in a classroom, employee or as a trainee. Experience must include: -Basic knowledge competency of human resources business elements and can discuss terminology, concepts, merit principles, and issues related to this competency. -Using reference and resource materials and experienced in program functions. -Operating a computer, utilizing multiple computer programs, and performing keyboard functions. GS-09 - 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. Experience must include: -Performing personnel program requirements that involve advising supervisors and managers; experienced in completing accession planning and experienced in advertising positions, processing assignments or reassignment actions. -Using skill in applying program policies, directives, publications, and training manuals. -Competent in merit principles, personnel plans, programs, and policies to guide or advise others on their implementation activities.EducationEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: A high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma copy (or copy of College Degree) is required to be submitted with application.Additional informationIf 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.Read moreHelpA 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility 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 You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume 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.HelpA 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility 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.As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.To apply, you must submit a complete Application package, if below required items are missing or incomplete and resume doesn't address the qualification and your questionnaire ratings; the applicant may be deemed unqualified, rating reduced or veteran's preference not counted. Required Documents: 1. Resume AND high school or general education development (GED) diploma (or Copy of College Diploma) with application. 2. List of Other Supporting documents in item 2a below. 3. Veterans documents: -If claiming 5 pt preference, MUST submit DD214 (Member Copy 1 NOT accepted) or items listed in item 3a below. -If claiming 10 pt Veteran Preference; MUST submit with resume a completed SF15 form AND Disability letter with DD214 (not member copy 1) See the documents listed below in items 3a and 4a). -If claiming preference or hiring authority as a Military spouse; the documents listed in items 3a, 4a, and 5a. More information: 1a) Resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (at least Month/Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed (required). Your resume must represent in your words your experience/skill as related to your answers on requirements and questionnaires. 2a) Other supporting documents: Items used to qualify applicant and those listed on announcement as required MUST be submitted; (i.e. copy of transcripts, High School Diploma, Military membership documents (NGB 22/22A), certifications, SF50s and other items). A copy of transcripts MUST be submitted with resume if using education to assist in, or to qualify for this position. Submit all transcripts if using multiple degrees to qualify. Official transcripts may be required to be submitted during interview/selection process. 3a) A DD214 (Member Copy 1 not accepted), is REQUIRED if claiming any Veteran's preference. Review #4a for 10 Point Requirements (MUST submit SF15 and VA Disability Letter with resume). It must be legible and shows dates of service, expedition/campaign medals (if using for veteran preference), character of service (honorable, general, etc.). HRO prefers DD214 Member copy 4. If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. Certifications must be on letterhead from the appropriate military branch and include the following information: military dates of service and expected discharge or release date, character of service, military rank, type of discharge and date when terminal leave will begin. Certifications must be signed by, or by direction of military members' military personnel offices, unit commanders or higher headquarters. 4a) If claiming 10 point preference (disability - XP, CP, CPS) or Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), you must submit a Standard Form, SF-15 with the above documents from #3 with your application. Forms must be completed and submitted with supporting documentation of claim listed on form and any listed disability documentation (if claiming disability preference) for claiming. Copy of marriage certificate are required for spouse's SSP or XP claims. You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA call center or online. For SF15: 5a) If claiming preference or hiring authority as spouse of a veteran, a copy of the marriage certificate is also required in addition to item #4 document; i.e. for DoD Priority Placement Program (must notify HRO rep on advertisement if claiming this status), and SSP or XP Veteran's preference claims. Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for spouses claiming Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire/application. If you are currently 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 under honorable, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit You can obtain a copy of your DD-214 from the National Archives; See 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 fromschools 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.

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