Human Resources Assistant (Military), GS-0203-07
Department of the Air Force - Dallas, TX

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Texas Military Forces

LONE STAR VALUES

L

oyalty

Bear true faith and allegiance to the State and Nation, Mission and Family

O

pportunity

Cultivate an environment for ALL to excel

N

etworked

Connect to communities, families, interagency partners and components

E

thics

Honor the public trust, exceed standards and expectations

S

elfless Service

Place the welfare of the Texas Military Forces, State and Nation first

T

exas Spirit

Embrace the courageous spirit of our people, history and culture

A

daptability

Act with understanding, innovation, resourcefulness, flexibility & urgency

R

eady

Prepare mentally, physically and spiritually to deploy at home and abroad

TEXAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD

EXCEPTED TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

This position is located in the 221st Combat Communication Squadron, Dallas, TX. The purpose of this position is to

organize, develop, and administer locally authorized military human resources actions for the unit and to provide counseling and assistance to assigned personnel and their dependents. Forwards additional human resources actions to appropriate host Military Personnel Flight(MPF). This position may be tasked to perform a variety of administrative and other duties that support the military human resources function.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:
This is an

Excepted Service position

that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Air National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Texas Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Texas Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please visit

http://www.nationalguard.com/guard-basics/eligibility-requirements?icid=meganav_guard-basics-eligibility-requirements_20110720

or contact a Texas Air National Guard recruiter at

800-471-2496

before applying for this position.

Open Areas of Consideration:
Nationwide Excepted

.

This includes:
All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Texas Air National Guard.

All current members of the Air National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Texas Air National Guard.

Appointment Factors:
This is a

Permanent Excepted

Position

open to Enlisted members ranking E-5 Not to Exceed E-7. This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.

Remarks:
ALL TXANG UNITS WILL GIVE FIRST CONSIDERATION FOR VACANT POSITIONS TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FROM THE 217th TRS.

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION:
PCS expenses are not authorized.

THE TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

PLEASE NOTE:
ACCEPTANCE OF A MILITARY FEDERAL TECHNICIAN POSITION MAY RESULT IN TERMINATION AND / OR REPAYMENT OF MILITARY INCENTIVES. PLEASE CHECK YOUR CONTRACT AND CONTACT YOUR SERVICING EDUCATION SERVICES (INCENTIVES) OFFICE OR THE RECRUITING/RETENTION OFFICE.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

United States Citizenship is required.

Direct Deposit is mandatory.

Veteran's preference is not applicable in this agency.

Baseline physical is NOT required within 90 days of employment.

PCS expenses are not authorized.

Must be willing to become a member of the Texas Air National Guard.

DUTIES:
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As a

Human Resources Assistant (Military)

with the

Texas Air National Guard (ANG)

, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
Provides advice, counsel, and assistance to the commander/detachment commander and unit staff pertaining to military human resources administration. Understands, interprets, and implements service major command, national guard, and state regulations, instructions, policies and precedents pertaining to the full range of human resources actions.

Plans, organizes, and administers the military human resources program for the unit. Oversees the staffing, classification, assignment, and utilization of personnel in accordance with programmed manning documents. Accomplishes a variety of military human resources transactions which may include appointments, enlistments, re-enlistments, separations, promotions, awards and decorations, duty assignments, transfers, officer and enlisted evaluations, security clearances, retirements, casualty affairs, weight management program, fitness program, payroll actions, etc. and forwards actions to the MPF. Ensures that all required supporting data is included to allow reconstruction of historical data and completion of human resources actions. Provides assistance and guidance to personnel at higher levels tasked with completing such transactions. As required, performs work relating to unit deployment requirements including establishment of deployment folders, passports, publication of special orders, etc.

Provides counseling to current and potential members. Provides information to members on benefits and entitlements, career and incentive programs, retirement, and other benefits. Provides assistance to dependents concerning benefits and entitlements. Ensures all necessary application forms are completed and forwarded to the host MPF and Retention Office Manager (ROM) for processing. Performs all military human resources work relating to unit deployment requirements including address changes, passport applications, and unit Personnel Deployment Function (PDF).

Coordinates, administers and reports weight management and fitness testing, including developing a system for changes within the fitness testing requirements. Serves as medical liaison for military readiness issues.

Administers and coordinates the Full Time Unit Support (FTUS) and Active Guard Reserve human resources (AGR) programs actions. Ensures communication and education of assigned unit members on various programs changes. Provides technical assistance to employees and supervisors concerning FTUS programs. Verifies/manages the Unit Manpower Document (UMD) and Fulltime Support Personnel Manpower Document for discrepancies and reports all findings to the Commander/Detachment Commander for resolution.

Provides assistance on various accounting and finance issues to assist members in military pay and military travel pay issues, problems, and matters relative to temporary duty, basic military training, technical training, annual training, special training, and other active duty requiring special orders. Serves as certifying official for military pay and allowances.

GSU Point of Contact (POC) for issues or problems related to TRICARE and other benefits that require real time automated personnel identification system (RAPIDS) and defense enrollment/eligibility reporting systems (DEERS) processing, administration or maintenance. Provides assistance to dependents concerning benefits and entitlements. Contacts the Host MPF or medical squadron when necessary.

Develops, establishes, and maintains work center training programs. Plans and schedules tasks and training activities for traditional status guard members. Oversees and conducts on-the-job training (OJT) for personnel. Creates and develops lesson plans. Ensures availability of facilities and training aids. Monitors the training status of personnel and ensures that supplemental and/or remedial training is accomplished. Incumbent is responsible for mobilization and deployment readiness of section personnel and equipment.

Oversees one or more traditional guard members.

As required, performs Staff Visits (SV).

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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General Experience Required

Administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Specialized Experience Required

In addition to the General Experience required, to qualify at the

GS-07

grade level you must:
Possess at least

12 months

experience in the interpretation and application of regulations, procedures or laws. Experience that provided a working knowledge of administrative functions. Experience performing personnel transactions. Experience working independently and setting priorities with very little supervisory control.

Substitution ofEducation for specialized experience

-

High school graduate or theequivalent may be substituted for 3 months of specialized experience. Education in schools above the high schoollevel may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year ofstudy (i.e. 36 weeks of substantially full time study, or 30 semester hours, orthe equivalent) for 12 months of the required experience. For experience required in excess of 24months, education in schools above the high school level may be substituted atthe rate of one academic year of education for 6 months experience.

Are you using education to qualify?

You MUST submit legible transcripts to support your educational claims. All coursework must have been taken from an accredited institution.

Foreign education:
Your transcripts must have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in evaluating foreign credentials in order to be acceptable.

Only education/experience gained by closing date of this position will be considered.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:
AFSC: 3X0X1, 3D0X1, 3S2X1

Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the MOS/AFSC to apply or be considered for selection. Selected Excepted applicant (if applicable) must complete the MOS/AFSC qualifications and requirements within 1 year of appointment.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, Qualified. All other applicants will receive a numerical score and the top qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official.

BENEFITS:
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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

OTHER INFORMATION:
1. 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. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you must provide

both

of the following parts:
Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the

Online Qualifications Questionnaire

for convenience and quickest processing.

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your USA-Jobs Resume):

https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Resume_Builder

Option A: Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:
You must click

both

Finish

and

Submit

when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your résumé is not attached - until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Wednesday, March 20, 2013

To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

Log in to your USA-Jobs account

https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login?returnurl=~/Applicant/MyAccount/Home

and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 848391. Click

Select a Vacancy

.

Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.

If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire

, choose one of these options:
If your résumé is going to come

from

the USAJOBS Resume Builder

, you begin the process by clicking the

Apply Online

button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

If your résumé is going to be one

you prepared

outside

of USAJOBS Résumé Builder

, click this link to begin the process:
Online Questionnaire

Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper. Follow these steps:

You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL

http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf

or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 - after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

By Fax

: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here --

http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf

-- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is 1-478-757-3144. Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
For this job announcement the following documents are required:

JFTX-J1-HR Form 5

with ink signature (

Digital Signature will NOT be accepted

  • Fillable form will not retain information when saved)
Resume

(Uploaded Resume or USA-Jobs Resume)

To download the JFTX-J1-HR Form 5:
http://www.agd.state.tx.us/jobs/hro/downloads/Application_Packet_form5.pdf

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

For help building your resume in USA-Jobs Resume Builder:
http://www.usajobs.gov/Content/pdfs/Tutorials-Resume.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
HRO Customer Service

Phone: (512)782-6725

TDD: (512)782-6725

Email: NG.TX.TXARNG.MBX.HRO-APPLICATIONS@MAIL.MIL

Agency Information:
221 CBCS

Hensley Field

Dallas,
TX

75211

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