Military Funeral Honor Program Coordinator

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This National Guard position is for a Military Funeral Honor Program Coordinator, Position Description Number D2023000 and is part of the VA G1, National Guard.
GROUP IR - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT - E-7/SFC), currently employed on permanent on board with G1, Support Services Branch.
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As a Military Funeral Honor Program Coordinator, you will perform the below duties:
Performs program development and the coordination of functions for the Military Funeral Honors Program (MFHP), which provides military funeral honor ceremonies for service members and veterans.
Develops, manages, and coordinates MFHP training for the state.
Serves as the primary point of contact, coordinator, and advisor for questions regarding Military Funeral Honors and/or Casualty Assistance.
The Military Funeral Honors Program Coordinator (MFHPC) also interacts with the community by providing briefings on the capabilities of the program, eligibility requirements, and procedures to receive Honors, as well as the training for Military Funeral Honors.
MFHPC is responsible for consolidation of Military Funeral Honor's expense information used to make estimates for the program's annual operating budget.
May direct the daily activities of a small staff assigned to assist in carrying out the operations of the state program.
Serves as representative at conferences and meetings for Military Funeral Honors Programs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Travel Required
Not required
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Military Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E-1/PVT - E-7/SFC)
Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted: MOS: 00F
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have at least 24 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS- 08 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
Develops, implements, interprets, and publishes SOPs, policies, operating regulations, and procedures.
Provides assistance to the family members by advising them of the deceased member's entitlements and provides information or assistance with filling out any required forms.
The MFHPC works with various community Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) to provide certification for their Honor Guard Teams.
MFHPC participates in the establishment and control of fiscal programs necessary to ensure compliance with applicable state funding rules and regulations.
Substitution of Education for the Specialized Experience - Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.
Completion of courses such as the Officer Advanced Course, Squadron Officer School, Command and Staff College, Air and Army War College, National Security Management Course and others of comparable level will be credited at the rate of 1 month of education for two months of specialized experience.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

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