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HR Spec (Classification)

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Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) Springfield , IL 62701

Posted 4 months ago




This National Guard position is for a HR SPEC (CLASSIFICATION), Position Description Number T5026000 and is part of the IL HRO AR, National Guard.

As a HR SPEC (CLASSIFICATION), GS-0201-GS, you will:
Ensure timely implementation of classification releases, manpower changes, and initiates action to resolve any controversial problems or conflicts.
Work with managers to determine the need for and classify exception descriptions based upon knowledge of the position and the organization's mission and structure.
Plan, develop, direct, and operate the Position Management and Classification program within the State Human Resource Office.
Serve as the functional expert for the Position Management and Classification Program.
Develop local classification guidance to facilitate understanding of classification principles and processes.
Develop local instructions to include regulations and standard operation procedures.
Review job descriptions, evaluation statements, documentation of position management studies, competitive levels to ensure application of sound classification and position management principles.
Review classification data to identify discrepancies and take corrective action.
Apply a comprehensive knowledge of position management and classification to train and assist directors and managers in accomplishing their position management responsibilities.
Exercise delegated classification authority to develop and evaluate/certify position responsibilities for all positions within both the Army and Air National Guard employees and/or contracted service employees.
Apply classification standards and supplemental guidance to determine title, series, and grade.
Apply a thorough and comprehensive understanding of classification principles and concepts to interpret and adapt classification guides to secure sound decisions on positions.
Interpret and explain classification criteria, and prepare and/or present advisory opinions on the classification of positions.
Provide advice and assistance with classification appeal procedures, and ensure that appeal packages comply with DoD/OPM requirements.
Resolve difficult issues and problems requiring consideration of the total human resource management program.
Serve as a technical expert on classification matters to advise the HRO and/or Adjutant General on program requirements and practices.
Ensure timely implementation of classification releases/manpower changes, and initiate action to resolve any controversial problems or conflicts.
Conduct continuing reviews of position classification and position management programs. This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)


Conditions of Employment

Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Must obtain and maintain Secret Security Clearance.
This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: This position is in the Exceptive Service "under the authority of Title V, P.L. 114-328, Sections 932 and 1084 (FY17 NDAA)".
The FIRST area of consideration for this position will be all On-Board T5 & T32 Permanent and Excepted Indefinite Federal Employees/Technicians within the ILNG.
The SECOND area of consideration will be all On-Board T32 Excepted Technicians within the ILNG.
The THIRD area of consideration will be current Army M-Day & Air DSG within ILNG membership.
The FOURTH area of consideration will be all current Federal Employees (from any agency).
The FIFTH area of consideration will be all Federal re-employable eligibles.
The SIXTH area of consideration will be Applicants willing to become T32 DS Technicians and gain ILNG membership.
The SEVENTH area of consideration will be U.S. Citizens. Tenure 1, 2 and 3 federal employees/technicians (T32 and T5) within the agency. Tenure can be located in block 24 on your latest SF 50.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: To qualify for this position, your resume must reflect sufficient experience and/or education to perform the duties of the position for which you are applying.

Your resume is key in evaluating your experience, as it relates to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your work experience.

Time-In-Grade Requirement:
Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09 Level. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service which includes interpreting and applying position classification standards to positions in order to determine appropriate pay plan, occupational series, title, and grade level; preparing evaluation reports to justify proper title, series and grade level for position descriptions; researching error messages to correct and resolve inaccurate position data input into a human resource database; and advising management on position classification processes and use of various classification references and automated tools; utilizing advanced knowledge of a variety of human resources management functions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-09 grade/level position or equivalent in the federal service.
Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts;
LL.M., if related. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts;
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.


If you are using Education to qualify for this position,you must have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position being filled; or you must have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position being filled; or you must have successfully completed an LL.M. degree that is related to the position being filled, or you must have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to 100% of the qualification requirement.

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims.

To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.

Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website:

All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

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 .

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 .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Attention to Detail
Decision Making
Planning and Evaluating
Position Classification

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required


Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1.Your resume (Should not exceed 15 pages in length) that clearly demonstrates experience that meets the requirements of this position as outlined in the "Qualifications" section. Your resume must contain identifiable information such as your name, address, and phone number.

It should also show your work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed. If you use Resume Builder, you are encouraged to save your resume to a Word document and upload the Word document in lieu of submitting your resume created through Resume Builder. This helps ensure you meet the 15-page resume limit.

2.Other supporting documents: The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position.

Please make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50 (current and former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or documentation to support a Reinstatement Eligible claim. You will not be contacted for additional information.


It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted prior to the closing date of the announcement.

Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire.

You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit

Reinstatement Eligibles: Individuals, who previously held a career or career-conditional appointment with the federal government, may be eligible for reinstatement, which allows re-entry to the Federal competitive service workforce without competing with the public. Reinstatement eligibles can also apply for Federal jobs open only to status or merit promotion candidates.

Additional Resources:

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.

Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

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HR Spec (Classification)

Expired Job

Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)