THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (INFORMATION SYSTEMS), Position Description Number T5900300 and is part of the PA 193rd Special Operations Wing, National Guard.
**This announcement will close on Friday, August 10, 2018, or on the date the 50th application is received, whichever comes first.**
As a Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems), GS-0201-09, you will provide broad management advisory services. Monitor the overall operations of the Military Personnel Data System. Provide staff advisory guidance to the MPF, Units, Commanders and other base or Geographically Separated Unit (GSU) functional activities on solutions and feasible approaches to the utilization of the Military Personnel Data System in specific, and the human resources military program in general. Interpret manuals, regulation, instruction, and other correspondence to determine the impact on the Military Personnel Data System. Coordinate with AF, Air Reserve Personnel Center, The National Guard Bureau, Air National Guard State Headquarters and base functional areas on new data human resources programs and system procedures. Administer Military Personnel Data System training programs for the MPF and other users of the system. Perform formal and informal training on utilization of the Military Personnel Data System, and other related systems to all users. Analyze and compare data between the military personnel data system and interfacing systems. Advise managers of methods to limit invalid data input and suggest enhancements to procedures based on a broad knowledge of the human resources career field. Direct, manage and control the operation and maintenance of the Personnel Concept III (PC III) system. Provide system administration and performs system management. Monitor and control the input/output for PCIII. Manage, schedule, compose, modify and retrieve query products, in specified formats for internal and external users. Serve as the DEPCON systems administrator. Serve as Automatic Data Processing Equipment custodian for PC III and local unit computer hardware. Prepare comprehensive human resources management reports. Develop, establish and maintain work function training programs. Perform other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for this position
Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management
Human Resources Specialists
Specialists, Human Resources
Conditions of Employment
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for this NG Title 5 excepted service position.
This is a Title 5 Excepted Service position in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.
1 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement
AREA OF CONSIDERATION:
Open to the Public
Supervisor for this position is SMSgt Simmon
Manpower # 00774733
GENERAL EXPERIENCE :
Experience analyzing problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; the ability to plan and organize work; and to communicate effective orally and in writing.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE :
Application must indicate at least 24 months experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience can be providing broad management advisory services; provide direction and give advice to section chiefs, and resolving technical problems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES :
Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Knowledge of fundamental military human resources policies, rules, guidelines, instructions, etc. to understand the programs and converse effectively with functional managers, program managers, commanders, customers, etc. to ensure human resources systems meet the needs of the organization and to be able to analyze and resolve problems in order to improve the MPF's ability/capacity to meet customer needs.
Knowledge of overall requirements, objectives, practices and peculiarities of the human resources program areas and skill in application of analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider, and resolve issues or problems within the human resources area through application of information management technology.
Knowledge of the mission and the unit(s) is essential in order to provide required information systems support consistent with mission objectives and to coordinate with managers, supervisors, program managers and other offices on human resources issues that may be resolved through information systems approaches.
Knowledge of computer hardware and software applications to assist human resources staff in enhancing human resources support to base customers, resolve operational problems, and sustain support when mainframe computer sources are not available.
Knowledge of computer technology/methodology to resolve problems, develops alternative processing methods, and maintains essential support while programs are corrected.
Knowledge of computer security risks and protective measures to protect the integrity of automated databases.
PCS STATEMENT :
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION COSTS WILL NOT BE PAID FOR THIS POSITION.
NOTE : The incumbent of this position must have, at a minimum, a completed National Agency Check (NAC) prior to position assignment.
Applicant may be required to obtain a Secret Security Clearance within 1 Year of appointment*
If you are using Education to qualify for this position, a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
If you are a male applicant who was 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 be registered or 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 .
How You Will Be Evaluated
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.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents :
OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (All applicants must submit)
Transcripts - If using education as a substitute to specialized experience
SF-50 - All Federal Employees must submit
Veterans Preference (Applicants must submit documentation for Veterans Preference. If no documents are provided the agency can not establish Veterans Preference)
If you are claiming veterans' preference, please submit the following documents. Please see Feds Hire Vets for detail.
a. Veterans claiming 5 point veterans' preference must submit legible Member 4 Copy DD214(s) indicating Character of Service. 5-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
b. 30% Disabled Veterans must submit their Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and VA Disability Letter with percentage of disability OR documentation of disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces which reflects a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.
c. Other 10 point Preference Eligibles must submit applicable Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and provide documentation of your other 10 point preference. If claiming 10 point preference, you must provide required documentation described on the back of the SF-15 which proves that you are entitled to such preference. 10-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
d. If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. Certifications must be on letterhead from the appropriate military branch and include the following information: military dates of service and expected discharge or release date, character of service, military rank, type of discharge and date when terminal leave will begin. Certifications must be signed by, or by direction of military members' military personnel offices, unit commanders or higher headquarters.
These documents must be submitted in order for your application to be considered complete. If you do not submit all of the above referenced documents your application WILL NOT be forwarded to the nominating official.
If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your application can and will be disqualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your qualifications.
If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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