About the Position: The incumbent Serves as the Battalion Mission Support Specialist, providing administrative support to the Battalion Commander and staff. The incumbent performs a wide variety of management and administrative services for the Battalion Commander essential to the operations of the geographically dispersed Battalion.
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Evaluate administrative programs, systems and methods and identifies ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of these services at the regional level.
Manage the Battalion TDA to include oversight of updates, recommendation for shifting resources, track in-coming personnel, track requisitions for vacancies, management report requirements, and overall strength accounting.
Prepare, administer and track training requirements for the Battalion. Develop Battalion training plan with guidance from the Battalion Commander and utilizing guidance from higher headquarters.
Performs training management functions to include workforce development, collection and reporting, and consolidation of annual training requirements of training activities.
Serve as the responsible official for controlling total military evaluation reporting program management to include currency of rating schemes, processing of reports, advising subordinate Commanders technical matters and correct procedures.
Serve as regional manager of the Battalion Military Awards and Decorations Program and Civilian Honorary Awards Program.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Travel may be required 20% of the time.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Executive Order (E.O.) 12721
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
The incumbent will serve as the regional manager of the Battalion Military Awards/Decorations Program/Civilian Honorary Awards Program, responsible for researching, developing, studying, and providing guidance, and briefings on current/proposed United States Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM) policies. Analyzes data/prepares reports as necessary for the USMEPCOM Command Review/Analysis program. Prepare/track training requirements/develop Battalion training plan with guidance from the Battalion Commander. Prepares staff and studies/position papers to defend program initiatives. Manages TDA to include oversight of updates, recommendation for shifting resources, track in-coming personnel, track requisitions for vacancies, management report requirements, and overall, strength accounting, Provides advice/assistance to Battalion Commander on personnel staffing, vacancy rates, and manning decisions. Oversee the identification of budget requirements and oversight of actual budget execution.
Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level, GS-09. Specialized experience is defined as preparing staff studies and position papers; managing Military, Civilian and Decorations Programs; utilizing automated systems to track personnel actions and budget analysis.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Administration and Management
Communications and Media
Organizational Performance Analysis
Planning and Evaluating
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
LL.M., if related
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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