NEVADA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
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.
This position is located in the Human Resources Office (HRO). The primary purpose of the position is to provide technical, procedural, and evaluative assistance in the area of employee benefits, performance management, and/or compensation for both Army and Air National Guard organizations. Performs work in one or more of the above human resources specialties. Accomplishes work through the use of an automated personnel system.
Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply
Ref: Title 32 USC 709 for competitive and excepted employees
--Provides technical guidance and procedural assistance to managers, supervisors, and employees in executing a variety of employee benefits' programs, which may include workers' compensation, health and life benefits, Thrift Savings Program (TSP), awards, performance management, retirement, etc.
-- Injury Compensation : Serves as a technical expert in matters regarding employees' claims for Workers Compensation.
--Works through appropriate channels with the DOL, Civilian Personnel Management Service (CPMS) Injury and Unemployment Compensation Division (IUCD), and supervisors to determine that payment of legitimate claims is made, fraud is reported, and questionable claims are reviewed.
--Manages and monitors Office of Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) cost for the state, and develops programs and processes to help reduce OWCP costs by coordinating with employees, Department of Labor, medical professionals, and supervisors to return employees to work as soon as medically possible.
-- Employee Benefits : Assists in administering the retirement programs for technicians desiring to retire under any of the retirement systems.
--Provides technical guidance and assistance to management and employees on benefit programs such as Federal Employee Health Benefits, Federal Employees Group Life Insurance, Thrift Savings Program, Long Term Care Program, Mass Transportation Program, etc.
-- Performance Management : Assists in administering the performance management program within the state to include state level procedures and appraisal system.
--Serves as Executive Secretary for the employee recognition awards program.
-- Compensation : Provides technical guidance and procedural advice on flexibility's and appropriate uses of leave issues such as sick leave for family care and bereavement, compensatory, advanced leave, leave without pay, absence without leave, and military leave.
--Composes letters or summaries relating to a variety of employee benefits/performance management matters.
--Develops, modifies, and conducts presentation of basic and/or refresher training in employee benefits and compensation procedures such as injury compensation, incentive awards, retirement, TSP, etc.
--Serves in the absence of the higher graded specialist.
Minimum Requirements: Experience, education or training which involves the exercise of analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and personal responsibility, and application of a substantial body of knowledge of principles, concepts and practices applicable to one or more fields of administration or management. Experience using computer and automation systems.
GS-07 - Must have at least 12 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting basic concepts, principles, and theories of Human Resources to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements.
EXCEPTED, Enlisted, E4 - E7
Compatible Military Specialty: 42A
REQUIRED: Must have Secret Security Clearance
REQUIRED: Must hold a 42A MOS, or be able to obtain within 12 months
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 and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Be prepared to address the following questions or statements on the assessment questionnaire:
- Knowledge of customer service and support principles and methods sufficient to participate in the delivery of a wide range of customer support services to all serviced organizations.
- Ability to communicate both orally and in writing sufficient to develop and present findings and determinations.
- Knowledge of, and skill in applying fundamental methods, principles and practices and utilizing standardized analytical, and evaluative methods and techniques.
- Knowledge of the organizational structures of the ARNG and ANG.
- Ability to plan and carry out assignments and select the appropriate techniques to adequately complete assignments.
- Ability to interpret and analyze basic issues of fact and law.
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.
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, step parents, 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
This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Wear of the appropriate military uniform and maintaining standards of conduct and appearance are mandatory. Additionally, the selectee agrees to attend all Unit Training Assemblies and Annual Training with his/her unit of assignment.
Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO.
IAW the civil service employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328), male applicants born after 31 December 1959 are required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment.
IAW the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-6603), successful applicant will be required to provide verification of eligibility to work in the United States .
Member agrees to initiate Direct Deposit Action for payroll checks.
Substitution of education for specialized experience will not be used.
Acceptance of a military technician position will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment. An initial payment received less than 180 days from the start of any technician tour, WILL be recouped. This does not apply to temporary technician assignments of less than 180 days. This does not affect GI Bill eligibility.
No PCS funds are available.
Grade inversion is not permitted.
Employment may be contingent upon successful completion of technician pre-employment physical, and may be subject to pre-employment drug testing.
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