***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
Postal and personnel accountability support
Maintain emergency notification data
ExperienceBecause the U.S. Army provides paid training for all of our military occupational specialties, no specific experience in human resources is necessary.
TrainingJob 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.
Compensation 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
Requirements Be under 35 years old
Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (I-551 Green Card holder)