U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (MILITARY) in Malmstrom AFB, Montana
Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to execute responsibilities of the Force Management Section within the Military Personnel Flight, as established by Air Force Directives, and assigned by the Chief, Force Management Section. Responsibilities Plans, directs, and controls aspects of Force Management Section programs as assigned by the Chief, Force Management Section, and assumes responsibilities of the section in the absence of the Chief, Force Management Section. Provides technical guidance to personnel and functional organization staff within the Force Management Section and effectively manages personnel programs. Uses the Military Personnel Data System (MilPDS), Management Assessment Processes (MAPS), Transactions Registers (TR), Data Reconciliation (DataRecon), and pay process verification tools to achieve a high rate of data reliability and effectiveness. Manages and administers the base Enlisted and Officer Evaluation Systems. Establishes effective system review procedures, monitoring, and tracking of all personnel transactions and timelines for all serviced personnel. Represents the Military Personnel Flight with a variety of installation and functional area organizations. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-05, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes Knowledge of the policies, principles, concepts, techniques, standards, processes, and guidelines of military personnel management and ability to relate knowledge to human resource system. Knowledge of and skill in applying a wide variety of human resources system concepts, principles, laws, regulations, and practices, the interrelationships of various system processes, functions, and capabilities, and of the infrastructure supporting HR systems. Knowledge of regulatory provisions to correctly respond to requests for customer support programs assistance, identifying the nature of the issues involved and researching guidelines to identify the policies and procedures that apply to their solutions. Knowledge of unfavorable information files and the kinds of supporting data and/or documents required to ensure timely and accurate processing. Knowledge of the recognitions and evaluations programs and the timelines associated with various processes, and the appropriate levels of administrative review and actions. Skill in the application of standard American grammar, spelling, punctuation, and terminology used in office settings to prepare actions correctly. Knowledge of the non-judicial punishment administration program and the timelines associated with various processes, and the appropriate levels of review and actions. Ability to plan, organize, and develop studies or projects, making recommendations on substantive operating programs, and negotiate effectively with others to accept and implement recommendations, where the proposals involve substantial resources. OR EDUCATION: One full year of graduate level education in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts. OR Bachelor's degree with Superior Academic Achievement. In order to be creditable under this provision, education must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-05 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-GS-07 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of Air Force military structure and procedures, personnel procurement, personnel data systems and office automation software, interviewing and guidance techniques. 2. Knowledge of regulations, instructions, policies and procedures relating to Military Personnel Programs. 3. Skill to gain the cooperation of others, attributes of unquestionable integrity, maturity, security consciousness, and good interpersonal relations, speaking ability, tact, the ability to handle oversight of a small organization and the ability to meet deadlines and operate various programs within specific timelines. 4. Ability to interpret and apply standards and guidelines in a precise and timely manner to a variety of situations and circumstances including but not limited to duties described above. 5. Ability to communicate orally and in writing, through clear, concise, and technically accurate written materials. 6. Ability to establish effective professional working relationship with coworkers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. *****ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICES MEMBERS***** ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following: Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member Branch of Armed Forces Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s) Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty Terminal leave start date (if applicable) Expected character of service/discharge and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement) Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander. Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt. Additional Information Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS: Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record signed by a supervisor. Awards for Current Federal Civilian employees - List any awards received within the last 3 years on the resume. Note: Applicant must not submit award SF50s-Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50s). If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.