This position is located in the Education and Incentives Office in Austin, Texas. The purpose of this position is to provide technical expertise and guidance for all military personnel assigned in the State, and oversees the functions of one of the following human resource programs: Officer Personnel Management (OPM), Enlisted Personnel Management (EPM), Personnel Systems, SIDPERS Interface Branch (SIB), or the Personnel Services Section.
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As a HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (MILITARY) (T32) with the Texas Army National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
- Serves as an advisor to commanders on assigned unit human resources (HR) program.
- Responsible for and oversees the direction of the EPM/OPM or Incentives program and functions as the technical expert.
- Responsible for and oversees the direction of SIDPERS and internal/external interfaces, and functions as the technical expert.
- Responsible for and oversees the direction of the Personnel Services Section and functions as the technical expert.
- Accomplishes and oversees the technical support work in the program area assigned with the assistance of subordinate employees whic may be Active Guard Reserve (AGR), full time Technician, or civilian.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
The full Position Description (PD) can be found at the following link:
Conditions of Employment
Appointment Factor(s): This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in the Texas National Guard and wear of the military uniform.
Areas of Consideration: Nationwide. This includes:
- All currently employed full-time permanent, indefinite and temporary personnel of the Texas National Guard, and
- All current members of the Texas National Guard or applicants immediately eligible to gain membership into the Texas National Guard.
- Indefinite position which may convert to Permanent at a later date without further competition.
- The Texas National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer.
- Veterans’ preference is not applicable to this position.
- Selected candidate must have or be able to secure and maintain a secret clearance within 12 months of appointment.
- Texas National Guard Membership is required.
- Direct deposit is mandatory.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Rank Spread: Enlisted: E-1(PVT) through E-7(SFC) or Officer: O-1(1LT) through O-3(CPT)
To be considered for qualification, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting the following:
Specialized Experience Required
To qualify at the GS–9 grade level, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting 12 months specialized experiences at the GS-07 level or the equivalent which provided a basic working knowledge of National Guard missions, organizations, and personnel programs, AND must have a basic knowledge and experiences of personnel programs gained in a classroom or as an on-the-job trainee, knowledge-based competency of human resources business elements and can discuss terminology, concepts, principles, and issues related to this competency, AND 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, AND experienced in operating a computer and using varied computer programs.
National Guard Officer GS-09 and GS-10 Positions
For a National Guard Second and First Lieutenants must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree with at least 90 validated credit hours in a specified program. For Captains and above, must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.
National Guard Enlisted GS-09 through GS-12
Positions Must have a high school diploma or a general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum.
National Guard Officers MUST upload a copy of your transcript to meet the mandatory educational requirements.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12100264
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
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Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.