The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our Tennessee National Guard team and serve your nation, Tennessee and your community!
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted 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.
POSITION TITLE: HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT (MILITARY)
POSITION LOCATION: Knoxville, TN
AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:
FIRST: Permanently employed Air Technicians in Knoxville, TN.
SECOND: Permanently employed Air Technicians Statewide.
THIRD: Qualified members of the Tennessee Air National Guard.
FOURTH: Applicants eligible for membership in the TN Air National Guard.
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Enlisted
Indefinite position - may be converted without further competition.
Tenured employees may carry tenure if selected.
MILITARY COMPATIBILITY : 3S2X1, 3S3X1, 3S0X1
PD NUMBER: D1623000-263202
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION: NOT AUTHORIZED
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
INTRODUCTION: This position is located within an Air National Guard Military Personnel Flight (MPF), Mission Support Group at an Air National Guard flying wing. The primary purpose is to assist a higher graded specialist in researching/studying/analyzing and administering all aspects of the assigned function(s). Performs duties in one or more program areas as described below. Incumbent identifies the scope or nature of a situation and determines the need for and obtains additional information through research of pertinent records, identifying trends and patterns, and/or review of technical reference material in order to resolve problems or controversies pertaining to human resources matters.
- This position is located at 134TH MAI SQ, Knoxville, TN
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO : (1) Provides technical assistance to all reporting officials. (2) Ensures accuracy of information input in the Defense enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), and the Real Time automated Personnel Identification system (RAPIDS). (3) Authenticates prior and non-prior service enlistments, and prepares and processes enlistment and appointment documents. (4) Performs personnel relocation actions pertaining to voluntary and involuntary reassignments, separations, retirements, conditional release programs, separations based upon Medical Evaluation Board / disability separations and retirements, Stop Loss waiver requests, Selective Retention separations and inter and intra service transfers. (5) Provides input in development of plans for administration of contingencies and mobilization, maintaining accountability for all assigned deployed personnel, and Partial Mobilization (PM) management of activation orders in the event of Presidential Reserve Call Up (PRC), and in coordinating with wing Plans Office to support all unit deployments and wartime tasking. (6) Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED S PECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
GS-05 : Must have at least 6 months experience education or training that provided knowledge of general office work which may include but is not limited to: answering telephones, receiving and distributing mail and maintaining records. Experience following oral and/or written instructions to accomplish work. Experience establishing and retrieving files and information. Experience using common computer software designed for word processing.
GS-07 : Must have at least 12 months experience in the interpretation and application of regulations, procedures or laws. Experience that provided a working knowledge of administrative function. Experience performing personnel transactions. Experience working independently and setting priorities with very little supervisory control.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidates ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.
Note - Meeting the months of experience requirement will not by itself be accepted as proof of qualification. Quality, type, and scope of experience or education must be demonstrated to show that applicant is fully qualified to perform duties at the grade level announced.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION : Resume must reflect applicable experience.
1. Knowledge of basic rules, regulations and policies which govern performance of the work.
2. Skill in gathering information, data, and preparing reports.
3. Knowledge of procedural processing of personnel transactions related to military personnel.
4. Ability to analyze information, to determine its relevance, and to provide options to management/supervisors/military members regarding appropriate course of action.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE : High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 months of specialized experience. Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e. 36 weeks of substantially full time study, or 30 semester hours, or the equivalent) for 12 months of the required experience.
You MUST submit required documents for your application to be considered.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume will be made to determine if it shows the minimum Required Specialized Experience. If a rating and ranking is required, your resume will be used to compare your responses against the Supplemental Information which is the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's). The categories used to assess all applicants that are rated is Highly-Qualified, Well-Qualified, and Qualified.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp
1. SELECTIVE SERVICE STATEMENT : If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.
2. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT : The Tennessee National Guard is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Soldiers and Airmen will not be assessed, classified, trained, promoted, or otherwise managed on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, reprisal, or non-disqualifying handicap. Discrimination due to age or disability are prohibited where not a factor of employment due to the military nature of the position. 29 CFR PART 1614. Discrimination due to gender is prohibited except as the direct combat probability coding policy applies to women.
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