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Baltimore, Maryland
Sep 11, 2019
Sep 19, 2019
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, Position Description Number D2051000 and is part of the MD JFHQ G1, National Guard.

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As an Administrative Officer, GS-0341-12, you will, as the full-time representative of the Commander, oversees the development of unit goals. Ensures goals are in consonance with higher headquarters direction and local limitations. Oversees the development and execution of long and short range plans and programs. Provides a focus for all unit functions and activities. Provides instructions and guidance to staff sections in the conduct of daily activities. Makes day-to-day decisions for the commander in the areas of personnel and equipment assignments, instructions to staff members, and replies to requests from higher headquarters or local authorities. Makes assignments based on priorities, degree of difficulty, and requirements of the assignment. Manages the full time personnel program for the organization. Directs, coordinates, and oversees work of subordinates. Advises staff regarding policies, procedures, and directives of higher-level management or headquarters. Trains employee(s) in assigned duties and responsibilities. Makes work assignments to employees, considers employees capabilities, established performance standards, evaluates work performance, gives advice and counsel to employees, interviews candidates for positions and approves selection, establishes priorities, ensures technical quality of work products, initiates personnel actions, approves leave, resolves employee complaints, and exercises disciplinary control. Promotes acceptance and adherence of programs such as Sexual Assault Response Program, Equal Employment Opportunity, Federal Women's Program, Labor Management Relations, and other special emphasis programs. Provides oversight for readiness reports. Evaluates organizational readiness reports and develops recommendations for improvement/modification to the organizational priorities based on ever-changing needs of the organization. Analyzes proposed changes and determines effects on organizational readiness and the ability of organization to accomplish assigned missions. Executes command level inspection program for the organization. Conducts reviews and recommends changes to command policies, activities, programs, and ensures the organization is progressing toward the desired readiness goals. Keeps up to date with new policies, regulations and directives. Reviews, provides input and finalizes studies relating to new force structure, reorganization, relocation of units, personnel practices, etc. Serves as principal representative of the National Guard (and unit commander) in the community. Provides support for community activities such as parades, celebrations, military funerals, etc. Coordinates with elected officials, civic organization officials and school officials for recruiting activities, community support projects, natural disaster or civil disturbance planning. Coordinates with local media as necessary. Ensures the National Guard armories and other facilities under the control of the command are properly utilized and cared for. Arranges for repair, upkeep, and custodial services for the facilities. Ensures proper security measures are established and followed. Ensures audits and reviews of armory rentals and unit accounts are conducted. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • 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.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


Military Grades: O-2 (1LT) - O-4 (MAJ)

Compatible Military Assignments: 01A

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience, education or training in managing or directing, one or more programs, including appropriate supporting service organizations. Supervisory, managerial, professional or technical work experience and/or training which has provided knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training analyzing problems, identifying significant factors, gathering pertinent data and recognizing solutions. Experience preparing reports, plans, policies and various correspondence. Experience evaluating objectives and develop plans to facilitate the availability and effective utilization of various resources. Experience utilizing the organization, its mission and the organizational staff procedures. Experience using quantitative and qualitative techniques for analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of administrative and technical programs. Experience developing the mission and work processes of programs throughout the military organization and multi level agencies. Experience in analytical and investigative techniques. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.


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 .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You 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.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Planning and Evaluating - Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.

Administration and Management - Knowledge of planning, coordination, and execution of business functions, resource allocation, and production.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents

If 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 from schools 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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