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Job opening: HR SPEC (R&P/COMP)

Salary: $57 118 - 74 250 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a HR SPEC (R&P/COMP), Position Description Number T5042000 and is part of the LA ARNG J1 PERSONNEL AND MANPOWER, National Guard.


Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Provides advice and support to managers, supervisors, and the Human Resources Officer on recruitment and placement matters for a variety of professional, administrative, technical and clerical occupations GS-09 and below and for wage grade occupations WG-10 and below. Assists in planning and administering the merit promotion and recruitment/placement program. Identifies appropriate qualification standard to be applied, validates hire authority, develops position announcements, locates position applicants, develops candidate evaluation criteria and evaluates candidate eligibility, and refers qualified candidates for selection consideration. Reviews and verifies information on requests for vacancy announcements to assure correctness. Notifies candidates of the results of their application. Maintains necessary documents associated with merit placement, applicant supply, Department of Defense (DoD) Priority Placement Lists, and Over-graded Technician Listings. Accumulates and analyzes statistics concerning recruitment and placement function such as turnover rates, quit rates, promotions, minority hire rates, hiring lag time, etc. Conducts exit interviews to identify potential program or management deficiencies. Uses information for analyzing trends, considering program adjustments, managerial/supervisory training needs, etc. Assist in conducting long-range planning for projected mission and/or organizational changes to formulate a placement plan. 2. Ensures required selection documentation and information contained thereon is correct including military compatibility; checks medical certificates and reports from references; checks security requirements; initiates select/non-select letters, etc. Counsels and registers employees in the DoD Priority Placement Program and/or OPM Interagency Placement Assistance Program as appropriate. Interprets and applies State pay setting tools such as highest previous rate rule and recruiting and retention incentives. Analyzes technician and payroll information to identify and resolve pay-setting errors or discrepancies. Sets rates of pay for General Schedule (GS) and Federal Wage System (FWS) technicians for appointments, transfers, promotions, changes to lower grade, and changes between GS and FWS pay systems. 3. Provides advice on military technician compatibility issues and delegated personnel authorities. Provides guidance to supervisors, managers and military commanders on assignment of technicians to compatible military assignments. Ensures excepted technicians maintain the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS)/Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) commensurate with the technician position held and are militarily assigned to the unit in which they are employed. Ensures current employees in non-compatible status obtain the proper AFSC/MOS and/or correct military assignment. Assists supervisors and management in achieving compatibility. Initiates or recommends approval of appropriate waivers as required. --Assists technicians with permanent change of station moves. Initiates transportation agreements. Completes travel orders authorizing various entitlements. Obtains necessary funds from NGB or state Comptroller as appropriate. Provides counseling to employees on entitlements, rights, and obligations. Coordinates with travel offices and employees to facilitate movement of household goods. Reviews requests for extension of temporary quarters and makes recommendations for approval. Initiates transportation agreements. Completes travel orders authorizing various entitlements. 4. Assists in conducting reductions-in-force (RIF). Develops competitive levels and maintains retention registers. Evaluates qualifications and military assignment factors to reassign displaced employees. Assists in developing, coordinating, and maintaining state plans/guidance. Assists in educating commanders, managers, and supervisors on the various programs. Responds to inquiries on recruitment and placement related matters from the serviced workforce and coordinates with NGB-HR as required. Attends national recruitment and placement workshops. 5. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • You must submit all required documents (see "Required Documents" section).
  • Must possess or be able to obtain the proper clearance type and level within one year of appointment according to DoD Personnel Security Program Management Directives.
  • This employer participates in E-Verify: Federal Law required all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
  • The incumbent of this position description must have, at a minimum, a completed National Agency Check (NAC) prior to position assignment.
  • Irregular and/or overtime (compensatory) hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies or may be required to work hours outside of the normal duty day.
  • This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration.
  • This designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved in advance by the TAG.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors that may include military and civilian experiences, completed education, learned skills, obtained knowledge, endorsed abilities, and training program accomplishments, skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately; ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit efficient communication; ability to write English in reports and presentation formats; ability to communicate clearly and effectively; skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings; ability to assess body language and perceive emotional and/or distress levels; and, skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least One (1) year specialized experiences at the GS-09 level or the equivalent which provided a working knowledge of National Guard missions, organizations, and federal civilian or military personnel programs; have experiences in executing personnel programs and Human Resources Information Systems, as applicable to the specific position and its position description; have knowledge and understanding of the personnel and manpower core competencies: Organization Structure; Requirements Determination; Program Allocation and Control; and, Performance Improvement. Have a working knowledge of organizational structures; manpower standards; manpower resources; manpower data systems; or, commercial services to include strategic sourcing; experienced in performing personnel program requirements that involve advising supervisors and managers; and, experienced in completing accession planning and processing; classification and position management; and, civilian promotions; experienced in advertising positions, processing assignments or reassignment actions; reviewing human resources development programs; applying education and training policy requirements; discussing retraining procedures; and/or providing retirement options.


You must provide transcripts and/or other documentation as proof to support your Educational claims, and receive credit to meet the Education requirements for this position.


  • Phone: 504-278-8600
  • Email: [email protected]


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