Human Resources Assistant (Military) (Title 32)

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Oct 16, 2020
Oct 23, 2020
Human Resources
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Human Resources Assistant (Military) (Title 32), Position Description Number D1087000 and is part of the VA MTC, National Guard.

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As a Human Resources Assistant (Military), GS-0203-07, you will perform the below duties:

(1) Works with HR Specialists in the HRO to accomplish a wide range of human resources transactions, for technicians and AGRs, related to recruitment, placement, classification, employee and labor relations, benefits, entitlements, training and incentive awards. These duties require technical understanding and knowledge of numerous human resources guidelines, regulations, instructions, directives, procedures, policies and precedent situations involving analyzing the interrelationship and impact various human resources actions in different functional areas may have on non-dual and dual status technicians and AGR personnel.
(2) Advises, and provides comprehensive procedural and technical guidance to managers and supervisors in the areas of recruitment, placement, separation, and retirement.
(3) Provides information to managers and supervisors regarding issues of ARNG/ANG technician occupations and the effects of specific regulations or instructions on anticipated human resources actions.
(4) Assists managers and supervisors in resolving AGR problems relative exclusively to AGR tours in day-to-day operations.
(5) Provides assistance and information pertaining to employee relations and labor relations matters to managers.
(6) Provides detailed guidance or specific information on benefits and services including, but not limited to: thrift savings plans, life insurance, health insurance open seasons, leave and pay inquiries, .
(7) Reviews, indexes, and files guidance and reference material such as correspondence, requisitions, message forms, human resources regulations, instructions, manpower reports and records,
8) Performs substantive administrative and clerical support duties in the areas of incentive awards, training, classification, performance ratings, etc. Monitors suspenses established by HRO and the ARNG/ANG organization/unit for performance evaluations and annual reviews,
(9) Maintains data concerning technician and AGR manning documents, including listings of employees against positions.
(10) Utilizes personal computers with different software applications in daily work and prepares presentations, graphs, charts, and tables. Obtains pertinent information from the internet to accomplish work assignments.
(11) 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.


All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT - E7/SFC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT - E7/SFC), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.

Military Grades: E-1/PVT - E7/SFC

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have experience, education or training that provided knowledge of general office work which may include but is not limited to: answering telephones, receiving and distributing mail and maintaining records; experience following oral or written instructions to accomplish work; experience establishing and retrieving files and information, and experience using common computer software designed for word processing.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 12 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-05 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Experience in the interpretation and application of regulations, procedures or laws.
  • Experience that provided a working knowledge of administrative functions.
  • Experience performing personnel transactions.
  • Experience working independently and setting priorities with very little supervisory control.

  • Education

    If you are using Education to qualify for this position,

    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):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    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: Most recent SF50 for current Federal Employees.

    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.