Army Personnel Services SpecialistEnlisted


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The personnel services specialist participates in occupational classification and management of manpower resources.

Supervises small personnel office, specific personnel functions, Battalion S1 and personnel services support activity; performs duties of and supervises the functions of preceding skill levels to include quality assurance of product; advises commander, adjutant and other staff members on personnel administration activities.

Information systems chief supervises, plans coordinates and directs the employment, operation, management and unit level maintenance of multi-functional/multi-user information processing systems in mobile and fixed facilities; provides technical and tactical advice to command and staff concerning all aspects of information processing system operations, maintenance, and logistical support; supervises installation, operation, strapping, restrapping, PMCS and unit level maintenance on COMSEC devices; conducts briefings on the status, relationship and interface of information processing systems within assigned area of interest; supervises or prepares technical studies, evaluations, reports, correspondence and records pertaining to multi-functional multi-user information processing systems; plans, organizes and conducts technical inspections; supervises development of the information systems plans (ISP), information management plan (IMP), and information management master plan; reviews, consolidates, and forwards final written input for the continuity of operations plan; develops and enforces policy and procedures for facility operations and management. Enforces information security (INFOSEC), operations security (OPSEC), and physical security per regulations and policies; prepares or supervises the preparation of technical studies, evaluations, reports, correspondence, software programs, program editing, debugging, and associated functions; and maintains records pertaining to information system operations; briefs staff and operations personnel on information systems matters; provides advice and makes recommendations to the commander and staff on all matters pertaining to enlisted soldiers and their families; accompanies the commander on inspections, visits and ceremonies; assists in inspection of command activities, facilities and personnel as prescribed by the commander; ensures adherence to command policies; holds First Sergeants' or Sergeants' Major call to announce information and instruction; ensures that newly assigned enlisted personnel are instructed in military courtesy, customs of the service and command regulations or policies; responsible for monitoring training or conducts training of enlisted soldiers; assesses training at all levels and provides feedback to appropriate commanders and leaders; provides counsel and guidance to NCOs and other enlisted soldiers of the command; responsible for and provides guidance on Non-Commissioned Officer Education System (NCOES) and Non-Commissioned Officer Development Program (NCODP); inspects duties performed by subordinate NCOs; notes discrepancies and initiates appropriate corrective action; assists in reception of visitors to the command; serves as president or member of command promotion board or removal board for NCOs, as authorized by regulations; sits as chairperson or member of a command's Military Member of the Quarter/Year competition for enlisted soldiers or NCOs, as directed by local regulations; responsible for quality, control and training of noncommissioned officer evaluation reports (NCOER) while ensuring timely submissions; reviews evaluation reports to determine compliance with policies and procedures and recommends corrective actions on deficiencies to commanders, other leaders and rating officials; performs other duties prescribed by the commander; assists in the professional development of junior and company grade officer.

Prepares reports on strength levels and status of personnel; evaluates personnel qualifications for special assignment; prepares and processes requests for transfer or reassignment; processes centralized and decentralized promotions and reduction actions; processes classification reclassification actions; prepares orders and request for orders; prepares and maintains officer and enlisted personnel records; prepares and reviews personnel casualty documents; monitors suspense actions; initiates, monitors, processes personnel evaluations; transfers records; processes personnel for separation and retirement; processes and executes Personnel Service Center SIDPERS level procedures and actions; processes applications for OCS, warrant officer flight training, or other training; processes recommendations for awards and decorations; processes bars to reenlistment, suspension of favorable personnel actions; initiates action for pass ports and visas; processes requests and prepares identification tags and cards; monitors appointment of line of duty, survivor assistance, and summary court officers; processes line of duty investigations; prepares letters of sympathy to next of kin; types correspondence and forms in draft and final copy; posts changes to Army regulations and other publications; prepares and maintains functional files per MARKS; applies knowledge of provisions and limitations of Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts; supervises specific personnel functions in a small personnel office, Battalion S1 and personnel services support activity; advises commanders on soldiers and personnel readiness and strength levels of supported reporting units; reviews consolidated reports, statistics, applications, and prepares recommendations for personnel actions to higher headquarters; reviews and prepares reports and data on strength (gains and losses) of personnel and makes duty assignments of enlisted personnel; reviews cyclic and other reports to assess systems performance; maintains liaison with servicing data processing facility and field managers of interfaced systems.

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