Human Resources Specialist (NAF) NF-05

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Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Jan 12, 2021
Jan 20, 2021
Human Resources
Full Time


Announcement has a 1st cutoff of 12 Jan 2021, applicants found eligible, that submit a complete application packet prior to that date will be given first consideration.

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Command Wide for current employees of Civilian Human Resources Agency (CHRA). Position could be for any location, as this is a virtual/telework position.
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  • Provides employee and management regulatory guidance concerning disciplinary actions, performance management, awards, leave, labor relations and grievances.
  • Helps develop, implement and provide oversight of installation level program management, HR training, systems management, funding and manpower issues for NAF Human Resources.
  • Analyzes existing and new work requirements and trends impacting NAF HR operations and provides direction, solutions, options and assists in the development of procedural guidance for installation wide implementation
  • Regularly conducts program evaluations, inspections, or review of installation NAF HROs. Participates in the NAF HR Curriculum Advisory Board and functions as adjunct faculty when required.
  • Conducts training with senior/mid/entry-level managers and/or junior staff on human resources topics related to labor management and/or employee relations.
  • Assists NAF HROs in negotiated collective bargaining agreements when requested

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A one year probationary period may be required
  • Occasional travel for training purposes to off post locations is required
  • Completed and signed copy of job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty
  • This is a CHRA NAF Career Path III position. Incumbent must complete the requirements for CHRA NAF Career Path III within twenty-four (24) months of placement into the position


1. Progressively responsible work experience and knowledge that provides a comprehensive knowledge of two or more NAF HR functional areas, principles, practices, and the current legal, regulatory or procedural requirements in performing the duties described above.
2. Must have functional knowledge of DCPDS and Business Objects Applications.
3. Familiarity with other automated HR applications (e.g. AutoNOA, eOPF, etc.) and their functionalities is preferred.
Required experience must have been equivalent to the next lower grade level.
Highly Preferred : In addition to the qualifications listed above, applicants will possess Labor/Management Employee Relations (L/MER), Background Checks, security clearance, and suitability experience and possess knowledge of background check and suitability tools/systems such as BCVT, DISS, NP2 Portal, etc.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 3:00 PM on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
  • Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.
  • Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Candidates will be rated against Highly Preferred criteria first.
Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Parent of a Veteran (OAV)
  • NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow(er) of a Veteran (OAV)

Required documents for each consideration category can be found in the applicant information kit, point of contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement if applicants have any questions about these consideration groups or documents. Applicants are also welcome to reach out to confirm receipt of the required documents or information when submitting an application for this position.
Eligibilities are listed above in the consideration order in accordance with the AR 215-3. Applicants will only be awarded the highest preference/priority consideration found eligible.

By claiming the "Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)" or "Current APF Employee (CAE)" priority consideration eligibility, applicants are self-certifying that they may not be eligible for other priority considerations. Failure to provide supporting documentation to validate preference or priority consideration claims could adversely impact the applicant's eligibility.
For additional information on what may be required to support the applicant's eligibility claim, please refer to our Applicant Information Kit

CNE/FNE/CAE priority consideration must be clearly defined in order to grant the priority consideration. We will need position title, series, grade, location and agency in order determine priority consideration. To ensure we have enough information, we encourage you to submit a copy of your most recent personnel action.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:
  • Resume

Optional: Our Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume.

To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume.

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority consideration:
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Disabiity Letter (VA)
  • Training Certificates of Completion
  • DA 3434 or equivalent
  • References or Letters of Recommend
  • Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
  • Resume
  • Separation Notice (RIF)
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
  • Transcript

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