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Army National Guard Units HR ASST (MIL) in Camp Dodge Military Reservation, Iowa

Summary

IOWA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION

This position is restricted to current Military members of the Iowa Army National Guard. LOCATION: G1 Health Services Support, Johnston, IA

Responsibilities

As a HR ASST (MIL), GS-0203-7 your duties are below; Work is to be performed in one or more of the following work areas: Line of Duty (LOD) investigations; Physical Disability Evaluation System (PDES) to include MEB/PEB; Incapacitation Pay (INCAP); Mobilization (MOB)/Demobilization (DEMOB); Military Medical Support Office (MMSO); Community Based Health Care Organization (CBHCO); and Warrior Transition Unit (WTU); Active Duty Medical Extensions (ADME); Medical Retention Processing 2 (MRP2); Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP). Serves as a final reviewer or processor of actions, which may include but are not limited to: Research and draft responses to Legislative and IG inquiries, Evaluation Reports (NCOER/OER), accessions, promotions, reductions, discharges, transfers, separations, boards, evaluations, Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP), promotion eligibility, retirement eligibility, and actions that affect eligibility of educational or incentive benefits as well as sensitive, complex cases, which involve: allegations of inequitable, prejudiced, or similar treatment (e.g. issues of fraudulent enlistment or assignment; removal of military member from active or inactive status). Performs complete review of records and other case documentation to ensure that they are procedurally correct, complete, and documentation is sufficient for action being taken and that all levels of legal, medical, pay and administrative review have been completed. Cases have major effects on career or service as they may result in unfavorable career separation or loss of status. Ensures that regulatory requirements related to the specific action are met. Identifies gaps or inconsistencies in the record and initiates action or interviews personnel to obtain needed data. Performs personnel and administrative actions related to deployment manning documents and administrative medical processing. Researches and obtains all necessary, relevant information regarding cases and issues and provides explanations and interpretations of rules, regulations, procedures, and requirements pertaining to actions taken or recommended. Forwards cases to the appropriate action officer for final review and decisions. Drafts or prepares related correspondence for appropriate signature and enters data in automated systems, as needed. Manages data from information sources, both manual and electronic, for use in answering questions, responding to correspondence, or preparing reports or briefings and compiling statistical data for projected FY requirements. Ensures completeness and proper forwarding of records to appropriate board. Provides advice and guidance to other personnel on actions in areas of expertise, as well as, advice, instructions, and interpretations, as needed, to lower echelons. Processes tax refund for reenlistment bonus for Soldier in Combat Zone (CZ) or Qualified Hazardous Duty Area (QHDA). Initiates work requests to outside agencies. Provides support to maintain a variety of automated systems and interfaces used to manage service members both locally and statewide. Reviews transaction reports from previous days inputs for errors, corrects inaccurate data, and resubmits transaction for update to Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) and local databases. Provides technical guidance and training to all supported activities concerning transaction processing and system software. Identifies training needs of system users and tailors training to meet those needs. Develops installation Program of Instruction (POI) and functional training package. Determines type, length and frequency of training. Conducts formal and informal system and functional training. Assists in on-site training as requested or required by supported units. Participates in unit Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP), and in organizational inspection program. Provides counseling to service member on available benefits; accuracy of the emergency data and contact information and the accuracy of the DEERS/RAPIDS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System/Realtime Automated Personnel Identification System) information; and allows the service member to perform a general review of their record. Performs other duties as assigned. D2017000

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 08/10/2020 . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying. Military Rank Requirements: Enlisted (E9 and below)

Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance

Qualifications

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 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 REQUIREMENTS: GS-0203-7: Must have at least 12 months experience in the following: 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.

Education

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience - Completion of 2 academic years of education in an accredited college or university will satisfy the requirements for GS-4 positions. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience for GS-5 positions. To receive credit for Education, you must provide college transcripts to support your Educational claims.

Additional Information

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination of employment.

Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS.

ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Please contact your Education Office prior to accepting a position with the Iowa Army National Guard.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. If you are a male applicant 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 are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). 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

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