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Human Resources Specialist

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

***THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ENLISTMENT IN THE U.S. ARMY OR ARMY RESERVE***As a Human Resources Specialist in the U.S. Army or Army Reserve, you will be responsible for providing HR support that affects Soldiers overall welfare and well-being. You will assist leaders with keeping Soldiers combat-ready and effective by reviewing personnel records, processing leaves of absence, preparing, and updating performance evaluations, processing award recommendations, and maintaining electronic record filing systems.

Job Duties
Assist on all human resource support matters Oversight of all strength management and strength distribution actions Responsible for the readiness, health and welfare of all Soldiers. Postal and personnel accountability support Maintain emergency notification data

Because the U.S. Army provides paid training for all of our military occupational specialties, no specific experience in human resources is necessary.

Job training to become a human resources specialist consists of 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 9 weeks of Advanced Individual Training in Army human resources systems. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instruction.

Paid training Monthly salary (based off pay grade and time in service) Housing and meal allowance for full-time Soldiers 30 days of paid vacation each year, in addition to federal holidays for full-time Soldiers 401(K) type savings plan Full-coverage medical and dental insurance for Soldiers and immediate family members Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 coverage) Education Benefits (GI Bill) - tuition, housing, and book fees for 36 academic months of college Tuition Assistance - up to $4500 per year Student Loan Repayment - up to $65,000 in college loan repayment for certain enlistment options Signing bonus - up to $40,000 in cash bonuses for completing training in selected Military Occupational Specialties

Be under 35 years old Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (I-551 Green Card holder) Have a High School Diploma or GED Have no major medical or mental health issues Have no major law violations (felony convictions)Required qualifications:

  • 17 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Background check

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion, Pittsfield , Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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