Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Title 32)

Richmond, Virginia
Jan 21, 2021
Jan 28, 2021
Human Resources
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Title 32), Position Description Number D1025000 and is part of the VA HR, National Guard.

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As a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, GS-0201-12, you will perform the below duties:
  • Recruitment and Placement: Establishes state manpower policies and directs their implementation within NGB policies and authorization. Establishes and ensures implementation of procedures for the administration of the merit placement and promotion plan and other employment tools to include key staff policy and procedures for recruitment, placement, evaluation, and pay determinations. Implements and administers special emphasis staffing programs.
  • Labor Relations: Advises both management and subordinates on matters pertaining to conduct and discipline, the labor management relations program, employee benefits and entitlements and contributions to the accomplishment of special programs. Directs the initiation and administration of disciplinary and non-disciplinary adverse actions. Manages the overall labor relations issues in a state with diverse labor organizations and a high level of labor activity.
  • Compensation: Oversees the establishment of state policies for use of compensation tools (e.g., highest previous rate, EDP/HD), and recruitment and retention tools. Supervises the administration of pay setting and compensation regulations and tools.
  • Classification: Directs the administration of a position classification and position management program with authority delegated to classify local exception supervisory and non-supervisory positions.
  • Human Resource Development: Establishes and administers a system for determining and documenting training needs, evaluating training courses, assigning priority to training plans and evaluating training accomplishments.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity: Develops and administers the equal employment opportunity programs.
  • Employee Relations: Performs administrative, technical or evaluative work concerned with establishing and maintaining employer-employee relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity, motivation, morale, and discipline.
  • Information Systems: Plans, operates and administers the operation of the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System.
  • Employee Benefits: Work that involves providing guidance and consultation to employees, former employees, annuitants, survivors, and eligible family members regarding retirement, insurance, health benefits, and injury compensation.
  • Military: Work that involves administering, delivering, maintaining, advising on, and adapting basic concepts, principles, and theories of the state AGR program to ARNG/ANG managers, supervisors, and support personnel.
  • Supervises fulltime permanent employees. Trains employee(s) in assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: Works under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Officer who establishes broad program objectives. Employee is expected to develop process and ensure timeframes are met. Work is reviewed for accuracy and customer satisfaction.
  • 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 Commissioned Officers (O3/Capt - O4/Maj) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Air National Guard Male/Female Commissioned Officers (O3/Capt - O4/Maj), 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: Commissioned Officers (O3/Capt - O4/Maj)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : 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 : Do you have at least 36 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-11 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:
(1) Experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting advanced concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements.
(2) Experience assisting in the development of Human Resources policies and procedures.
(3) Experience advising management on Human Resources principles and practice.
(4) Establishing state manpower policies and directing their implementation within NGB policies and authorization.


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: SF50 for current Federal Technicians.

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.