U.S. Army Reserve Command Staff Administrative Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland
About the Position: This position is with the 335th Signal Command (Theater), 392nd Signal Battalion, 359th Signal Brigade located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Serve as a Staff Administrative Specialist for an Army Reserve Brigade, Group, Battalion, or comparable activity.
Perform one or more of the following assignments: manage unit and individual training; manage unit personnel and medical readiness programs; manage unit supply and logistics programs and/or manage various types of financial management programs.
Serve as the military personnel technical expert for the unit.
Coordinate, monitor and evaluate significant projects and activities concerning Headquarters and Command-wide administrative issues.
Advise leadership and other staff regarding administrative matters.
Review military, administrative and personnel related correspondence to make determination on adequacy prior to submission to higher headquarters.
Provide training and technical guidance for administrative activities and personnel within the organization.
Coordinate resources for assigned programs and training events.
Evaluate administrative issues to recommend actions or develop policy to improve administrative operations.
Utilize various automation programs concerning information on readiness that impacts individual service members and the unit?s overall mission or deployment readiness status.
Conditions of Employment
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.
External Recruitment Military Spouse PreferenceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanIn 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. Experience Required: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. One year of specialized experience which includes interpreting military regulations, policies, principles, and procedures to gather and analyze facts, identify problems and report findings on organizational programs; providing administrative guidance on unit requirements; consolidation of reports; reviewing training reports to identify training needs and/or changes needed; utilizing automated systems supporting various military programs. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).
Education Substitution: 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 provided. Education may be substituted for specialized experience with a Master's (or equivalent graduate degree), 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B or J.D (if related).
Combination of education and specialized experience: A combination of education and specialized experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education in excess of 1 year by 18. Add the 2 percentages. Note: For the purpose of qualifications, 1 full year of graduate education is equivalent to 18 semester hours. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Administration and ManagementComputer SkillsEducation and TrainingManages ResourcesOral CommunicationPlanning and EvaluatingProblem SolvingWriting
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.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 50 - Military Personnel Management position. You may claim military spouse preference. If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Salary includes applicable locality pay. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. 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 Alternate Application. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.