Army National Guard Units (Title 32) EQUAL EMPLOYMENT MANAGER in Fort Richardson, Alaska

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Fort Richardson, AK
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (6 day(s) ago)

** Closes Tuesday 11/1/2016 (9 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Are you ready to broaden your horizon by challenging yourself in the last frontier? Do you love the great outdoors? Do you want to serve your community, State, and Nation? If so, the Alaska National Guard wants you! So come camp out with us and learn how to survive in the tundra! Take up airlift and rescue missions! Work with communities during natural disasters! Even take part in reconstruction efforts! Make an impact today by joining us in the Alaska National Guard!

Take the challenge. Find your strength.

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* Relocation and/or recruitment incentives may be available, if eligible. Payment of such incentives will be made IAW current National Guard Bureau and Alaska HRO Policy. Incentives are subject to funding availability.*

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: This is an excepted service position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Army National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not a current member of the Alaska Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position. For enlistment/appointment information, contact (907)264-5300.

Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2


Area 1 - AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, AK AGR and Traditional members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.

Area 2 - All other current military members who are eligible to join the Alaska Army National Guard.

PDCN: D1717000

Selecting Supervisor: Gregory Brown


Serves as principal advisor to the Adjutant General and manages the Equal Employment Opportunity program to include Special Emphasis Programs, the Affirmative Employment Plan, Alternate Dispute Resolution, and Complaints Processing System for the Army and Air National Guard population of the state. Studies and analyzes employment laws, regulations and policies from National Guard Bureau Headquarters to formulate and implement the state’s EEO program.Prepares and coordinates the implementation of the State Affirmative Employment Plan.Devises methods for monitoring progress of minorities and women, and personally monitors or coordinates the work of others in monitoring actions.Together with the J1, (Director of Manpower& Personnel) formulates policies designed to prohibit discrimination due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age and disability.Reviews Human Resources policies and programs to determine barriers, if any; advises the Adjutant General relative to their impact on National Guard policy to overcome under representation of minorities and women; and recommends changes or new actions to the Adjutant General, Chief of Staff, and Human Resources Officer.Develops and conducts equal employment opportunity training for new hires and supervisors.Participates in the development and administration of the state’s upward mobility program.Conducts meetings both on and off the National Guard installation with community outreach organizations in the interest of improving equal employment opportunity/diversity initiatives and relationships.In conjunction with the State HR/EO and MEO Officers, coordinates and assists in the development of ARNG EO and ANG MEO military programs and affirmative action plans.Performs necessary planning, coordination and follow-up actions in support of these programs and plans.Counsels employees and applicants who believe they have been discriminated against; insures the timely, fair and impartial consideration and disposition of complaints; maintains and secures all documents pertinent to informal and formal complaints.Coordinates formal hearings when requested by the complainant.Make recommendations to the Adjutant General on resolution of complaints.Selects Special Emphasis Program Managers and EEO Counselors, and oversees their collateral work assignments.Supervises a full-time Equal Employment Specialist as required.Monitors state’s Military EO complaints processing system on behalf of the Adjutant General.Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Training, TDY's, etc...
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Alaska Army or Air National Guard membership is required.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Secret Clearance is required.
  • Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining
  • Selectee must verify U.S. employment eligibility using Form I-9
  • Selectee is subject to Entrance on Duty (EOD) physical to include audiogram

General Experience is described as administrative, professional, investigative, technical or other types of experience which demonstrates ability to meet and deal effectively with persons of different ages, races, and economic and education background; to collect and assemble pertinent facts, and to prepare clear and concise written reports.

*Specialized Experience *is experience which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

GS-12 - * Must have at least *36 months experience, education, or training involving the administering, delivering, maintaining, advising, and adapting advanced concepts, principles, and theories of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to the unique organizational, management, and mission requirements. Experience assisting in the development of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and procedures. Experience advising management on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) principles and practices.

Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Your experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed. Your record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position:

  • Knowledge and skill to manage an EEO program, develop affirmative action plans, resolve complaints, and advise management, supervisors, and employees.

  • Knowledge of Federal equal employment opportunity principles, laws, regulations and policies, and relevant decisions to recognize and solve individual equal employment opportunity problems, and to make technical recommendations for decisions in complaint cases;

  • Thorough understanding of the kinds of management actions and employment practices and conditions that constitute barriers to equal employee opportunity (such as improper supervisory practices), and to develop staff recommendations to management;

  • General knowledge of Federal Human Resources administration, to include policies and practices, appeals and grievances, and labor relations, in order to provide expert technical advice or assistance to answer questions, solve problems, or understand technical personnel issues;

  • Skill in managing a program including organizing an office, problem solving, motivating others to take necessary actions, and negotiating allocation of resources for the program (primarily the amount of the budget and the allocation of part-time counselors); and

  • Oral communication and writing skills to make presentations, conduct training seminars, negotiate settlements, and write proposed decisions in complaint cases.

  • Knowledge of the organizational structure of the installation including the assignment of functions to subordinate organizations, nature of their missions, and composition of the work forced by occupations, relative to grade levels, race, sex, and other relevant characteristics.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: Excepted/Warrant Officer/Officer in the Alaska Army National Guard.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to become a member of the Alaska Army or Air National Guard and be assigned to a compatible military assignment in one of the following: MOS: Warrant Officer - 420A, Officer - 42B, 42H.

MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENT: Due to the nature of this position, the minimum military grade of this position is Warrant Officer 1 (WO1), and the maximum military grade of this position is Major (MAJ/O4).

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating. Referral to the hiring official will be IAW our agency Merit Promotion Plan and current Labor agreement. Qualified applicants may be further evaluated by a ranking panel. Referred candidates will be further evaluated and interviewed by a selection panel.


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Other Information

- If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50. You may submit your most recent performance appraisal.

- The National Guard is exempt from the Veterans Preference Act. Submission of a copy of your DD-214 is not required unless you are hired for technician position.

- 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.

- Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized.

- Cost of Living Allowance (COLA): Entitled to 5.31% COLA in addition to base salary, subject to change.

- Direct Deposit Program: If selected for technician position with the Alaska National Guard, you will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. (Salary will be automatically deposited to bank/credit union account).

- Military Bonuses And Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility and possibly being required to pay for an incentive you have received (recoupment), you should check with your servicing incentive manager (AKARNG - J1 or AKANG - Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rules apply: - Incentive Termination with Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment and you have not served at least six months of the incentive contract term. - Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment and you have served at least six months of the incentive contract term.

Salary Range: $77,726.00 to $101,043.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0260-12/12

Promotion Potential: 12

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Status Candidates

Control Number: 453630500

Job Announcement Number: R1827363