Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Human Resources Assistant in Lansing, Michigan

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Lansing, MI
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 10/28/2015 (360 day(s) ago)

** Closes Thursday 10/27/2016 (5 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Michigan National Guard: Join our team and serve your nation, your state and your community! It is our mission to provide relevant and ready operational military forces, consistent with our values, in support of our state and nation and to provide support to military personnel, civilian employees, families, retirees, and veterans.


This is a standing register vacancy, open for one year.

Qualified applicants from this announcement will be interviewed as needed to fill



the open period of this announcement.

Applicants need only to apply once, unless sending in updates to their resume.


Technician Vacancy Announcement Excepted Appointment – Permanent

Position Description: D2014000

FC/MD: 1320/066


MOS: 00F, 42A

The National Guard’s full-time support program requires that all military technicians are members of the National Guard and are appointed to full-time positions which correspond to their military assignments. (IAW TPR 303, 24 August 2005)




Grade inversion within the full time workforce in not permitted. The military grade must not exceed that of the supervisor. Members applying for this position and exceeding the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement.

SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action): *Current Federal Employees are recommended to submit a recent SF-50(Notification of Personnel Action) with their application- To download yours visit MyBiz or your agency's personnel database.


This position is located in the Military Personnel Office (MILPO) of the Army National Guard. The purpose of this position is to serve as the final reviewer and procedural authority of personnel actions submitted to the MILPO by lower echelons. Work is to be performed in one or more of the following work areas: Personnel Systems Management, Officer or Enlisted Personnel Management (OPM, EPM), Retirements Points Accounting Management (RPAM), Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP), Montgomery G.I. Bill, Physical Disability Evaluation System (PDES), Incapacitation Pay (INCAP), Mobilization (MOB)/Demobilization (DEMOB), TRICARE, Military Medical Support Office (MMSO), Line of Duty (LOD) investigations and Funeral Honors/Casualty Assistance.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-5 Days
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Incumbent must maintain membership in the Michigan National Guard.
  • Selectee must be assigned to a compatible MOS/AFSC/AOC
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment
  • Direct Deposit Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT) is required
  • Completion of Pre-Employment physical may be required
  • Individuals with military incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment.
  • You must obtain/maintain a military compatible position
  • Attain/Maintain the Security Clearance and NACLC (if applicable)

It is recommended that all applicants use the USA JOBS resume builder to apply for this vacancy. This will ensure full credit is given for the qualification requirements listed below.


In your resume you willneed to address the general and specialized experience listed below. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position


Your Resume must list some experience in each of these areas:

**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.


Your Resume must* show at least 12 Months in the following areas:*

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.


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This information is used only for rating and ranking and not used for qualifying applicants.In your application and/or resume please address the following factors in detail, giving dates of the experience and in what position the experience was gained.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures and precedents relating to the area of assignment and the ability to apply this knowledge in the interpretation and application of regulatory and procedural requirements to complex cases.

  • Knowledge of computer databases, personnel management systems and pay management systems. Proficiency in analytical math and have effective oral and written communication skills with a customer service support base.

  • Ability to provide and perform a segment of the human resource actions which requires knowledge of processing a variety of unique official personnel tasks.

  • Knowledge of requirements for proposed action to ensure that documentation is correct and sufficient.

  • Ability to review organizational records, duty codes, medical and educational regulations in order to analyze the information and determine the propriety of the action submitted and that all levels of legal, medical and administrative review are complete.

  • Ability to deal cooperatively with others to obtain needed information to complete required case processing and to explain decisions or recommendations to interested parties.

  • Skill in compiling information and preparing reports.

  • Ability to plan and organize work.

  • Knowledge of military organizational structures, protocol and similar matters.

Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions i.e. the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement to assist with describing work experience; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered.

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.

It is the applicant's responsibility to provide documentation or proof that he or she has met the applicable educational provisions described in this subsection. An official transcript; statement from the institution's registrar, dean, or other appropriate official; or equivalent documentation is acceptable.


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.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

1.Once your entire application and resume is received you will receive an* acknowledgement email* that your submission was successful.

2.Your application documents and resume will be reviewed and graded.

3.All qualified applications within each area of consideration will be forwarded to the Hiring Organization Selecting Official for review and evaluation in accordance with applicable regulations and agreements. (There is no limit to the number of applications which may be considered by a selecting official within an area of consideration.)

4.You will receive an email informing you of the status of your application.

5. If at any time, prior to close of businessonclosing date, you have any questions about the application process you may reach the agency contact above.


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Other Information


The Michigan National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factor except where military assignments preclude female membership.

Salary Range: $39,570.00 to $51,437.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0203-07/07

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Area 1, 2 & 3 // Area 1: Open to current permanent technicians of the Michigan National Guard. Area 2: Open to current military members of the Michigan National Guard. Area 3: Open to individuals eligible to join the Michigan Army National Guard.

Control Number: 418586000

Job Announcement Number: 16-01-1530957