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Air National Guard Units HR SPEC (MILITARY) in Sioux City, Iowa

Summary IOWA AIR NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION This position is open to current on board Title 5 and Title 32 employees employed with the 185th ARW, Sioux City, Iowa Air National Guard LOCATION: 185th ARW, Sioux City, Iowa Responsibilities As a HR SPEC (MILITARY), GS-0201-9 your duties are below; 1. Program Management: 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. Keeps abreast of and briefs the Group and squadron senior Commander(s) regarding assigned program status; actual or potential problems and changes that could possibly affect the operation of the group and subordinate units. Recommends redirection of assets if necessary to achieve improved overall mission effectiveness. Oversees workflow and tasking to ensure personnel and administrative processes are completed as required. Reviews organization mission, functions, and manning requirements. Identifies requirements and initiates requests for additional resources including personnel, overtime, equipment, supplies, and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives. 2. Office Administration: Prepares the preparation and review of outgoing correspondence for conformance with Air Force instructions, policies, format, and assembly; for accuracy of spelling, punctuation, form, grammar; and for completeness of reports and correspondence. Reviews incoming correspondence to determine the appropriate action required and priority; referring to appropriate individual or office for response. Personally prepares response to routine inquiries; consolidates information for reports; interprets reporting requirements and implementing instructions; arranges with subordinate offices to submit response; and follows-up to meet suspense or deadline. Compiles and evaluates information for inclusion in a variety of documents and reports. 3. Technical Administration: Integrates Information Technology into Group Staff operations. Technical expert in Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, Electronic Record Management, and other Air Force information systems to create, copy, edit, and print a variety of standardized documents. Prepares orders for a variety of actions (e.g., special tour, annual tour, school tour, and civilian orders) using the order writing system. 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. Communicates needs for collaboration tools with Knowledge Management Center to automate processes. Designs and maintains collaborative tools; including but not limited to the Air Force Portal, SharePoint, websites and dashboards. Serves as a Unit Property Custodian. 4. Unit Training Program. Assists the Unit Training Manager in managing the unit training program and all subsequent listed duties within this section. Serves as focal point for all Career Development Course (CDC) waivers. Orders and issues CDCs and processes CDC waivers. Tracks progression, and schedules End of Course (EOC) exams. Documents and reports CDC failures to Force Development Flight. Prepares AF IMT 2096, Classification/On-the-Job Training Action, affecting AFSC Special Experience Identified (SEI), or Upgrade Training (UGT) status. Ensures eligibility and completion of training requirements. Schedules, conducts and documents (memorandum for record) work center visits and follows up on corrective action. Briefs the Group Commander at least quarterly on the Status of Training (SOT). Processes classification actions for unsatisfactory progress in upgrade/qualification training. Documents Commander Recommendations. Prepares and conducts training review board and maintenance training review board. Responsible for overall management of OJT program for the Group and oversight of subordinate unit's OJT program utilizing AFTR, TBA and/or PEX. Conducts Staff Assistance Visits (SAV) and identifies root cause of deficiencies and recommends corrective actions for process improvements. 5. Serves as the organizational point of contact and liaison with the Force Support Squadron (FSS). Assists in administering and monitoring personnel resource requirements. Compiles personnel transactions according to the specific, established requirements of each case. Independently determines the steps and procedures necessary to perform the full range of clerical processing functions associated with personnel liaison assignments. Serves as central point of contact to provide authoritative explanations of personnel-related requirements, instructions, and procedures and to assist in resolving operational problems involving all functional areas of personnel. Performs other duties as assigned. D2402 Requirements Conditions of Employment NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 09/24/2021 . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying. SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination of employment. Failure to complete prescribed courses may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS. Military Rank Requirements: ENLISTED (MSgt) Qualifications In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 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. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: GS-0201-9: Must have at least 24 months experience in the following: 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. 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. Education Must have a high school diploma or a general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum. To receive credit for Education, you must provide college transcripts to support your Educational claims. Additional Information ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Please contact your Education Office prior to accepting a position with the Iowa Army National Guard. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. If you are a male applicant 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 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