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Human Resources Specialist at U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion

Human Resources Specialist

U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion Bridgeport, CT Full-Time


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

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