Air Force Materiel Command HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT (MILITARY) in Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Human Resources Assistant (Military) in a developmental capacity, performing assignments designed to further develop applicable analytical and evaluative skills and techniques. This position can be filled at either grade level; GS-07 or GS-08
Assists in a developmental capacity with counseling for military and civilian personnel and their dependents on requirements for entrance into foreign countries.
Assists in a developmental capacity with the guidance of the Chief or Superintendent, Military Personnel Flight, plans, organizes and administers the pre-board promotion program for active duty and reserve officers.
Assists in a developmental capacity with MPF's responsibilities for post-board release of active duty and reserve officer promotions to all grades below the grade of Brigadier General.
Assists in a developmental capacity with a variety of duties for the officer selective continuation program.
Assists in a developmental capacity with any updates, inquiries, and processes other applicable actions through MilPDS.
Under the guidance of the Chief or Superintendent, Military Personnel Flight (MPF), of the the pre-board promotion program for active duty and reserve list officers to colonel and below
Manages the MPF?s passport and visa execution process by overseeing the actions of employees and channeling issues to MPF leadership.
Assists with MPF?s responsibilities for post-board release of active duty and reserve officer promotions to all grades below the grade of Brigadier General for all Central
Performs a variety of duties for the officer selective continuation program and oversees employee actions in execution of this program.
Both oversees and completes the execution of updates, inquiries, and processes other applicable actions through MilPDS.
Conditions of Employment
Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions. Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-06, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes experience is experience assisting with interpreting & applying rules & regulations related to personnel programs, i.e., relocations, retention, promotions, passports/visa, awards/decoration, adverse actions, career development, etc. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. GS-08:
Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes experience is experience with interpreting & applying rules & regulations related to personnel programs, i.e., relocations, retention, promotions, passports/visa, awards/decoration, adverse actions, career development, etc. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-06 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-07 level and one year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-08 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. Due to the use of 120 day rosters, applicants within 120 days of completion of the TIG requirement are encouraged to apply. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of military human resources technology, requirements, procedures, operations, functions, and regulatory policy and procedural requirements applicable to the Career Development Branch of the MPF. Knowledge of rules, procedures, Department of State, Department of Defense and Air Force directives and instructions, and operations that apply to the employee in order to perform the procedural work of the office for preparing and processing official passports and visas. The employee will be trained and certified in accordance of training requirements of the State Department. Knowledge of current Air Force personnel data systems, procedures and practices in relationship to Career Development functions. Knowledge and ability to research, analyze, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, procedures, and standard safety and health practices relating to passport and visa applications. Knowledge of various office automation software programs, tools, and techniques to support office operations and produce a variety of documents, such as letters, reports on any subordinate employees, orders for military personnel, spreadsheets, databases, graphs, government computer programs/systems, and official government documents as it relates to Career Development functions and passport and visa requests. Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and formation to be able to accurately prepare and edit documents, written correspondence, reports, and charts. Ability to plan, organize work and meet deadlines. Ability to speak distinctly and communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and maintain effective work relationships. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"). Additionally, if you are applying for a higher grade (GS) and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old) Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: Military Spouse Preference applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for Military Spouse Preference. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11082948 If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.