Baltimore, Maryland
Apr 02, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Human Resources
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a HR SPEC (MILITARY), Position Description Number D2402000 and is part of the MD 175th ANG, National Guard

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Plans, organizes, and oversees the full complement of activities within the Group Commander's Support Staff (CSS). Oversees Group programs to facilitate the Group and squadron commander's vision. Briefs the Group and squadron senior Commander(s) regarding assigned program status. Oversees workflow and tasking to ensure personnel and administrative processes are completed as required. Provides advice to senior staff on significant issues and problems related to work accomplishment. Performs self-inspection and presents detailed and comprehensive report with any corrective action taken to supervisor. Follows-up to ensure resolution of discrepancies. Responsible for coordination with their respective Force Support Squadron on all matters related to Commander Support Staff (CSS) manning, training, and personnel related issues .Coordinates with other organization managers and customers as appropriate.
Manages a myriad of Unit Commander's programs to include; Drug Demand Reduction Program, Urinalysis, Voting Assistance, promotions and demotions, evaluations, separations, retirements, benefits, entitlements, retention, classification, awards, decorations, retraining, casualty, Defense Travel System (DTS), Government Purchase Card Program, Government Travel Card Program, Air Force Fitness Program, Unit Security Program, Unit Self-Inspection Program, Unit File Maintenance, Unit Health Monitor, and personnel readiness programs. Determines program eligibility, requirements and provides customers resources. Counsels personnel on program eligibility, requirements, resources, opportunities, benefits, and entitlements that affect customer's career.
Responsible for program execution and tracking metrics on force management. Utilizes MilPDS, Virtual Personnel Center (vPC) records, RAW,myPers and databases; and completes military personnel status changes or updates. Tracks and reports unit health medical readiness and provides statistics to senior leadership for readiness reporting. Reviews products from Military Personnel Section, validates status and briefs members. Works with commanders and personnel to resolve discrepancies and ensures the accuracy of data. Crosschecks data between military personnel data system and source for accuracy. Creates, interprets, and audit management assessment products and transaction registers and identifies mismatches. Tracks and updates duty status changes, and accountable for duty status reporting Maintains unit's fitness program, Facilitates the unit reenlistment/extension program. Manages Unit Orders program . Advises commanders and provides reports and statistics on personnel readiness. Prepares annual/special training orders and deployment orders. Creates order, provides member copy, and updates participation roster. Performs personnel actions by conducting in/out processing and maintains accountability. Reconciles data analysis products and ensures data accuracy of both deployed and home-station personnel.
Prepares the preparation and review of outgoing correspondence for conformance with Air Force instructions. Reviews incoming correspondence to determine the appropriate action required and priority. . Personally prepares response to routine inquiries. Compiles and evaluates information for inclusion in a variety of documents and reports. Provides guidance and technical assistance to group staff. Assists with military personnel actions.. Provides executive support to General Officers and Command Staff, to include travel arrangements, accompanying briefings, security arrangements, itinerary, travel orders and vouchers. Integrates Information Technology into Group Staff operations. Technical expert in Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, Electronic Record Management, and other Air Force information systems. Prepares orders for a variety of actions. Provides training and gives guidance in the preparation and publication of orders. Administers the Defense Travel System (DTS); provides training, approves e-finance process, creates profiles and pulls reports. Serves as a Unit Property Custodian. Develops methods for automating functions in the most efficient and effective manner. Uses MilPDS data to abstract, compile, and prepare a variety of personnel and historical reports using a variety of formats for senior management decision making.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an indefinite position. Indefinite employment does not confer permanent tenure and is covered under tenure group 3. Indefinite technicians serve at the will of the appointing officer and may be separated any time, after a 30 day written memorandum is issued by the HRO. May become Permanent without further competition pending resource availability.
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: TSGT and below.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experiences gained through military or civilian technical training schools, within the human resources business programs, are included as general experience qualifications. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Experiences that prepared the applicant to perform the duties of the position. The applicant's educational-degree study program or military or civilian academic courses may substitute for some specialized experience. An applicant must demonstrate the specialized experience competencies (skills, knowledge, abilities and behaviors) to qualify for a position identified by its position grade and career level. Must have at least one year of specialized experiences at the GS-07 level or the equivalent which provided a basic working knowledge of National Guard missions, organizations, and personnel programs. Must have a basic knowledge and experiences of personnel programs gained in a classroom or as an on-the-job trainee. Have knowledge-based competency of human resources business elements and can discuss terminology, concepts, principles, and issues related to this competency. Experienced in using references and resource materials and experienced in program functions such as, maintaining personnel records, counseling, or classification and assignments. Experiences may include performing personnel functions associated with preparing and maintaining position descriptions and manual records, personnel classification or usage, quality force management, managing personnel records and researching record data. Experienced in operating a computer and using varied computer programs.

Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.


Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum.

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 .

This is an indefinite position. Indefinite employment does not confer permanent tenure and is covered under tenure group 3. Indefinite technicians serve at the will of the appointing officer and may be separated any time, after a 30 day written memorandum is issued by the HRO. May become Permanent without further competition pending resource availability.

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): Fundamental knowledge of military human resources policies, rules, guidelines, instructions, etc. to understand the assigned program(s) and converse effectively with functional managers, advise commanders, customers, lower graded personnel, or lower echelons. Thorough knowledge of overall requirements, objectives, practices and peculiarities of the assigned program area. Ability to plan, organize work, administer, communicate effectively (both orally and in writing), meet deadlines, gather, analyze data/products, and summarize facts in order to determine adequacy and/or deficiencies of assigned programs. Knowledge and skill in application of analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider, and resolve issues or problems peculiar to the assigned program area. Knowledge of automated systems, personal computers, and software employed in the assigned program area to utilize the systems in developing reports, correspondence and to extract data.

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:

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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