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Location:
Cathedral City, CA
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
October 31, 2018

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RAMON LUIS VARGAS-ORTIZ

MARINE AIR GROUND TASK FORCE TRAINING COMMAND

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER

BOX 788100

TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA 92278-8100

Home: 760-***-****

Work: 760-***-****

DSN: 230-7426

Email: ac7khk@r.postjobfree.com

WORK EXPERIENCE:

MARINE AIR GROUND TASK FORCE TRAINING COMMAND, MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER, G-1, ADJUTANT OFFICE (04/07/2014 - PRESENT) – ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST, DIRECTIVES CONTROL POINT COORDINATOR, TWENTYNINE PALMS, CALIFORNIA

Supervisor: Dr. Alex Pacheco – 760-***-****; Contact: Yes

Salary: 64,000 per year

Hours per week: 40

Duties: Serve as the technical advisor to the Adjutant in administrative and clerical issues. Provide technical and administrative guidance regarding the orderly flow of correspondence. Perform a combination of administrative functions and liaison on with other sections in order to complete actions in process. Serve as the Directives Control Point Coordinator for the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. Review existing directives to ensure command holds all required directives, and that they are accurate and current. Serve as the central point of authoritative information for directives, resolving questions or problems as arise. Review proposed directives for consistency with directives issuance systems and ensures proper distribution. Participate in the preparation of new directives and the revision of established directives. Manage the Guard Mail system for the base, ensuring correct routing and distribution. Coordinate maintenance of a variety of documents. Compile and publish command action list for responses due to higher authority and commands requiring action. Provide follow up to ensure that suspense dates are met. Successfully serve as the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Chairperson for the Installation during the 2014 and 2015 CFCs which earned excellence awards by the South California Region CFC. Planned and organized various official events and visits in connection with the CFC. Wrote and published articles for the local newspaper and radio station pertaining to the CFC aboard the installation. Organized and hosted the Commanding General’s CFC Kickoff Breakfast, and other fund raising events such as Golf Tournaments, Fun Runs, etc.

HQ USAFRICOM, J-5, STRATEGY PLANS AND PROGRAMS (11/11/2008 – 04/06/2014) – MISSION SUPPORT DIVISION, ADMINISTRATION BRANCH, ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST, STUTTGART, GERMANY

Supervisor: Mr. Daniel Seller – DSN: 421-4896; Contact: Yes

Salary: 47,000 per year

Hours per week: 40

Duties: Served as the subject matter expert for awards for personnel assigned and attached to the thirty-three Offices of Security Cooperation (OSC) spread out throughout the African continent. Ensured that submissions of awards were grammatically correct, timely submitted and in compliance with appropriate DOD Directives, Service Regulations, and Command policy. Maintained records by screening and filing new information to keep in accordance with service/joint awards policies. Provided interpretations of service/joint award regulatory guidance. Use automated systems to produce award orders. Review documents to determine eligibility for service/joint award recommendations. Verified accurate updates are entered into automated award record system. Answer routine, non-technical requests for service/joint awards information such as status of reports, program information, and suspense dates. Provide information on awards in accordance with instructions, briefing slides, and higher headquarters regulatory guidance. Resolved problems identified during the review of service/joint award recommendations. Advise directorate leadership on award programs and processes. Retrieved data from information resources to answer questions related to service/joint service awards. Analyze regulatory guidance for service and/or joint military and civilian awards/decorations. Maintained a control log and kept documents pertaining to service and/or joint awards and decorations. Used USAFRICOM and DoD regulations to determine eligibility requirements regarding military/civilian/joint award policies, procedures, and requirements. Analyze annual statistical data to provide reports to leadership. Provide award guidance and processes to command personnel. Publish guidance to simplify the submission of military/civilian award recommendations. Coordinate the service/joint military and civilian award process throughout the directorate. Managed the in-processing requirements for all personnel assigned to the Offices of Security Cooperation, United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM). Coordinated hotel reservations, transportation and provided area information to all incoming personnel. Planned and developed a detailed in-processing schedule of orientation briefings at USAFRICOM Headquarters prior to movement of personnel to the assigned OSC. Processed administrative and personnel actions for all personnel assigned to the Offices of Security Cooperation. Received, edited, tracked and filed personnel actions including leave requests, Funded Environmental Leave, Consecutive Overseas Tour leave, Temporary Duty (TDY) travel orders, TDY travel vouchers, Foreign Language Proficiency Pay, Finance inquiries and actions, Foreign Service Tour Extensions, Consecutive Overseas Tour requests, and personnel file updates. Screened incoming telephone calls and email and provided assistance as appropriate. Received and assisted visitors using discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy. Used personal discretion to analyze and refer inquiries for appropriate action. Coordinated and scheduled conferences, meetings or briefings as required. Responsible for performing, providing, obtaining, and/or advising on a variety of management services essential to the direction and efficient operation of the J-5 Mission Support Division (MSD), Administration office, including but not limited to personnel management, project and control, security, manpower utilization and control, and administrative internal controls. Planned, developed, and executed J-5 MSD Administrative Management Programs. Reviewed incoming correspondence and exiting the MSD Administrative office. Assisted in the development of plans, policies, and procedures for the Directorate Records Management Program; Reviewed all incoming guidance and issued necessary instructions for implementation; Conducted Records Management surveys to gather and analyze data to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of all aspects of the Records Management Program within the Directorate; Developed recommendations for improvements, readiness for electronic conversion, and compliance with record keeping requirements. Analyzed and reviewed documentation procedures and controls, files, directives, forms, records control and disposal procedures and office automation. Interpreted applicable regulations and develop implementing or supplemental guidance and procedural reporting requirements for the collection, verification, and automation of data. Reviewed, compiled, and analyzed data on reports pertaining to military personnel, logistics, training, and resource management for the military human resources program. Review military strength and readiness by monitoring data input and output from ADP databases and systems. Reviewed, investigated, analyzed, interpreted, and made final decisions or recommendations concerning cases for suitability for special action processing. Provide advice and guidance to administrative and military personnel staff on the operation and capabilities of various systems. Monitored, retrieved, and analyzed program data to prepare staff correspondence, reports, briefings, or other documents using automated data for special projects or briefings as directed. Provide information for the J-5 Director’s weekly calendar. Determine security clearance requirements and coordinated visits with the Security Office. Provided arrival courtesies and made lodging and transportation arrangements for Directorate’s Distinguished Guests. Prepared and coordinated official programs, entertainment, reception details, and other itinerary items in connection with the visits. Serve as a point of contact for professional conferences hosted by the J-5 Directorate and coordinated local functions.

RCI AND SERCO INC. (12/28/1998 - 11/07/2008) - SENIOR TRANSITION SPECIALIST (REGIONAL MANAGER) KITZINGEN/MANNHEIM, GERMANY

Supervisor: MR. PATRICK McELROY – UNKNOWN; Contact: Yes

Salary: $4,250.00 per month

Hours per week: 50

Duties: Managed the Mannheim Transition Centers Group which included the U.S. Army Transition Centers at the Mannheim, Heidelberg and Stuttgart, Germany military communities which provided transition processing and pre-retirement services to military personnel across the south western region of Germany. Reviewed and authenticate separation documentation for all soldiers separating or retiring within the Mannheim TC Group area of responsibility. Researched regulations and directives and provided accurate technical advice to clients, commanders, transition specialists and other agencies within and outside the Mannheim TC Group as needed. Maintained transition records and statistics; prepared, reviewed and submitted accurate management reports to higher level as required. Counseled soldiers and family members on retirement and separation rights, benefits and privileges available to them including Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), Medical and Dental benefits, Transition Leave, Permissive TDY, Transportation entitlements, ID Card eligibility, Retired and separation pay, VA Benefits, Social Security, and other pertaining issues.

U.S. ARMY (12/20/1997 - 06/30/1998) – 71ST CORPS SUPPORT BATTALION, S-1 NCOIC

(HUMAN RESOURCES NCO), BAMBERG, GERMANY

Supervisor: CSM MICHAEL A. TUCCI – UNKNOWN; Contact: Yes

Salary: $2,700.00 per month

Hours per week: 80

Duties: Lead a team of eight administrative specialists which executed all the administrative actions for a Battalion with more than 1000 military and civilian personnel assigned. Responsible for performing, providing, obtaining, and/or advising on a variety of management services essential to the direction and efficient operation of the Battalion S-1. Coordinated assigned functions with managers/supervisors assigned to the Battalion and provided them with authoritative recommendations on how to improve some of their administrative areas of responsibility. Established internal procedures to secure adequate control in terms of deadlines, progress reports, and directives, and used own initiative in developing procedures. Analyzed and reviewed documentation procedures and controls, files forms, records control, disposal procedures, and office automation. Oversaw the processing of all personnel actions, awards, enlisted evaluations, officers evaluations, promotions, and finance actions with a high rate of high efficiency and timeliness. Served as the subject matter expert and advisor to the Battalion leadership on all personnel actions, personnel management and finance actions matters.

U.S. ARMY (09/16/1995 - 12/19/1997) - U.S. ARMY RESERVE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS MANAGER, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, UNITED STATES

Supervisor: CSM PAMELA TOWNSEND – UNKNOWN; Contact: Yes

Salary: $2,500.00 per month

Hours per week: 50

Duties: Developed and validated U.S. Army Reserve training requirements at the Headquarters Department of the Army Structure Manning Decision Review for approximately 3,500 courses. Provide training and assistance to over 100 personnel managers and supervisors on the Army Training Requirements and Resources System improving their overall performance. Developed and validated over 100,000 training requirements with 100% accuracy. Establish internal procedures for training requirements management increasing productivity by 80%. Represent the organization at the World-wide Army Training Requirements and Resources System Conference. Selected as the organization Manager of the Quarter for 1st quarter FY 97. Served as the primary focal point for all inquiries and requests for attendance at military schools for the U.S. Army Reserve Components. Determined the need for over 100, 000 seat allocations by classes offered annually. Maintained continual liaison with the TRADOC Schools Managers to constantly adjust the course quotas against available resources. Monitored trends in the type of training requested, unit and entry/exit levels of students. Compiled complex statistical data in the form of analytical reports.

U.S. ARMY (09/16/1994 - 09/15/1995) – 205TH MI BRIGADE, S-1, NCOIC (HUMAN RESOURCES NCO), FRANKFURT/WIESBADEN, GERMANY

Supervisor: MAJ WILLIAM ROBSON - UNKNOWN; Contact: Yes

Salary: $2,000.00 per month

Hours per week: 70

Duties: Oversaw the processing of all personnel actions, awards, enlisted evaluations, officer evaluations, promotions, and finance actions. Provided personnel support to all subordinate units assigned to the command. Served as the subject matter expert for all personnel actions such as evaluations, awards, in - and out - processing, and tour length adjustments. Tracked personnel actions, and liaised between customers and appropriate organizations for specific actions and support. Collected personnel information, maintained databases and provided accurate and competitive estimates and reports, enabling executive to make personnel management decisions and maximize personnel utilization within the organization. Provided HR coordination and management of administrative and personnel projects, and evaluated program procedures and processes. Worked independently on projects within the Battalion HR Resources Center. Ensured that the HR administrative and personnel support activities were accomplished in a professional, efficient and effective manner using judgment and discretion and a knowledge of a substantial body of HR, administrative and personnel policies and concepts. Served as a Casualty Assistance Officer. Identified, recommended and assisted with available program resource requirements. Provide technical guidance to personnel involved in support of casualty assistance to survivors. Contacted the Veterans Affairs Representative, Retirement Services Officer and other entities as applicable to determine current applicable and eligible federal and state benefits and entitlements for families. Some of these benefits included; Life Group Insurance (SGLI), Death Gratuity (DG), Social Security and other benefits. Provided counseling to survivors on benefits eligibility, and coordinated with outside organizations such as the Defense Finance and Accounting Service for assistance as needed. Briefed survivors on the Military Identification Card (ID) policies, and the transportation entitlements.

U.S. ARMY (10/16/1992 - 09/15/1994) – 21ST REPLACEMENT BATTALION, S-1 NCOIC, (HUMAN RESOURCES NCO), FRANKFURT, GERMANY

Supervisor: LTC JOHN RICHARDS - UNKNOWN; Contact: Yes

Salary: $1,750.00 per month

Hours per week: 60

Duties: Served and performed the functions of the Battalion Adjutant/S1 Officer until position was filled. Coordinated the processing of all personnel and finance actions for the soldiers assigned to the organization. Prepared management reports for higher levels to enable promptly and accurate personnel utilization decisions. Monitored unit strength accounting and submitted personnel requisitions to keep the organization at 100% of strength assigned at all times. Reviewed all enlisted evaluation reports prior to final submission and kept a 100% rate in timeliness and accuracy. Performed on-site inspections at the personnel service companies, identified deficiencies and made recommendations for corrective actions. Served as the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of the Replacement Battalion Reception Section which received and processed all Soldiers arriving at Rhein-Main Air Force Base and also arriving at the Frankfurt International Airport. Supervised and managed the daily operations of the assignments distribution center, and the transportation coordination of Soldiers and families to their final destination in the European theater. Coordinated on a daily basis with all appropriate Military Communities Processing Facilities for

The processing and welcoming of all Soldiers and families in-route to their locations. Conducted planning and execution of required tasks which included assignment confirmation, assignment of billeting, bus transportation, bus manifest certification, in support of the deploying or redeploying of Soldiers and their families. Provided direct supervision, training and professional development and mentorship to a squad of 13 junior Noncommissioned Officers that served as reception specialists and processed and moved Soldiers and families in accordance with current laws and regulations. Provided guidance to employees and solved problems when they occurred as appropriate. Provide guidance and assistance regarding travel and transportation entitlements as needed.

U.S. ARMY (10/16/1990 - 10/15/1992) – ADMINSTRATION SECTION NCOIC (HUMAN RESOURCES NCO), CHICAGO, ILLINOIS UNITED STATES

Supervisor: COL CONRAD C. MEYER - 703-***-****; Contact: Yes

Salary: $1,500.00 per month

Hours per week: 60

Duties: Worked independently under broad guidance to plan, direct and coordinate a wide variety of personnel management services in support of the Chicago Military Entrance Processing Station and the personnel assigned to the organization. Applied personnel management technical knowledge and expertise and kept abreast of a wide variety of interactive programs involving the maintenance and processing of personnel programs to include training, in/out processing, ID and ration cards, passport processing, civilian casualty assistance, evaluation reports, awards, pay issues, EEO compliance, personnel issues, benefits, and sponsorship program. Formulated local policy and strategies for the above mentioned functional areas. Conducted studies and recommended changes/improvements to senior leadership to ensure sound position management. Served as personnel liaison between the Chicago MEPS and the Personnel Center for all branches of service and their finance offices. Developed implementing policies to ensure efficient records holding area depository for the MEPS.

U.S. ARMY (09/16/1985 - 10/15/1990) – S-1 NCOIC (HUMAN RESOURCES NCO),

NEU ULM, GERMANY

Supervisor: 1SG SANDERS - DECEASED; Contact: NO

Salary: $1,000.00 per month

Hours per week: 60

Duties: Served as a human resources specialist for the Battalion Personnel Administration Center. Successfully performed in the areas of personnel actions, finance actions, personnel accountability and SIDPERS, awards, evaluations, legal, promotions, mail operations, and other personnel administration functions. Prepared military correspondence and coordinated actions with outside community agencies and organizations. Supervised the overall operations of records management, publications and blank forms, a reproduction facility, a distribution center and the mail operations for a community with over 7,000 people; customers included: 34 community activities and 35 tenant organizations located on eight separate geographical locations. Drove a truck with a gross vehicle weight of up to 10,000 pounds to transport paper and supplies for the reproduction plant on a weekly basis. Checked cargo papers for completeness and accuracy, completed trip tickets and preventive maintenance service records. Performed driver maintenance and minor repairs as appropriated and in accordance with established rules and regulations. Accepted and delivered packages, parcels, classified and unclassified mail and a variety of other paper documents and administrative material.

U.S. ARMY (04/16/1984 - 09/15/1985) - HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST

FORT POLK, LOUISIANA United States

Supervisor: SFC ROBLES - UNKNOWN; Contact: Yes

Salary: $800.00 per month

Hours per week: 60

Duties: Served as a human resources specialist for the Battalion Personnel Administration Center. Successfully performed in the areas of personnel actions, finance actions, personnel accountability and SIDPERS, awards, evaluations, legal, promotions, mail operations, and other personnel administration functions. I conducted personnel asset inventories, prepared military and non-military correspondence and coordinated actions with outside community agencies and organizations.

U.S. ARMY (07/14/1982 - 04/15/1984) - HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST,

WIESBADEN, GERMANY

Supervisor: SFC WERNER - UNKNOWN; Contact: Yes

Salary: $546.00 per month

Hours per week: 60

Duties: Served as a human resources specialist for the Battalion Personnel Administration Center. Successfully performed in the areas of personnel actions, finance actions, personnel accountability and SIDPERS, awards, evaluations, legal, promotions, mail operations, and other personnel administration functions. I conducted personnel asset inventories, prepared military and non-military correspondence and coordinated actions with outside community agencies and organizations.

EDUCATION:

Certificate, Personnel Administration Specialist, Indianapolis, IN (1982) Certificate, Primary Leadership Development CRS, Mannheim, Germany, (1986) Personnel Administration Supervisor CRS, Indianapolis, IN (1991) Certificate, U.S. Army Operations Course, Ft. Bliss, TX (1993) Certificate, U.S. Army Training Requirements Manager CRS, Ft. McCoy, WI (1996) Advanced Personnel Management CRS, Ft. Jackson, SC (1997) One and Half Year of College in General Studies with University of Maryland

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Sedan Driver's License - 8 Oct 1985 - Neu Ulm, Germany Pick-up Truck/Carry all Driver's License - 4 Nov 1987 - Wertheim, Germany Truck Van (4 Ton) Driver's License - 4 Oct 1988 - Stuttgart, Germany 100,000 Miles Accident Free Award - 25 Jul 1988 Truck Van (10 Ton) Driver's License - 28 Nov 1989 - Neu Ulm, Germany Bus (26 Pax) Driver's License - 28 Nov 1989 - Neu Ulm, Germany Truck 4X2 (1/4 Ton) Driver's License - 14 Apr 1993 - RMAB, Germany Truck CA/PU/PNL (1/2-1 1/2 Ton) Driver's License - 14 Apr 1993 - RMAB, Germany Bus (26 Pax) Driver's License Re-certification - 12 May 1994 - RMAB, Germany Bus (66 Pax) Driver's License - 12 May 1994 - RMAB, Germany Certificate, Transition Specialist, (1999) Certificate, U.S. Army Retirement Services Officer, (2000) Certificate, Senior Transition Specialist, (2000) Certificate, SIDPERS 3 Operations, (2001) Certificate, U.S. Army SBP Counselor (2001) Certificate, TRANSPROC Operator (2005) Certificate, DISAM - Security Cooperation Management Overseas Course (2013), Personally Identifiable Information Course (2014) Certificate, Data Armor and File Armor for End-Users Training Course (2014) Certificate, Information Assurance Awareness Course (2014) Certificate, Defense Travel System (COL) Course (2009) Certificate, EEO Training (2010) Certificate, AT Level 1 Awareness Training (2014), Annual Ethics Training (2014), Department of the Navy EEO/Diversity/Anti-Harassment Training (2014), Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention And Response Course (2014), USMC Violence Prevention Program Awareness Certificate (2014),

Constitution Day Training Certificate (2014), No Fear Act Certificate (2014),

Essentials for Navy Directives Course Certificate (2014), Directives Maintenance Course Certificate (2014), Civilian Cyber Awareness Training Certificate (2014),

Uncle Sam's OPSEC Training Certificate (2014), Combating Trafficking In Persons Training Certificate (2014), Phishing Training Certificate (2014), USMC Records Management Course Certificate (2014), DOD Cyber Awareness Challenge Training Certificate (2014).

Two Meritorious Service Medals, two Army Commendation Medals, seven Army Achievement Medals, five Army Good Conduct Medals, one Joint Meritorious Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal with one Bronze Star, Human Resource Command, St. Louis, MO Supervisor of the Quarter, (1997), four Program Manager Awards, one Loyal Order of Personnel Support Award, 3-Cash Performance Awards for Outstanding Support during USAFRICOM Conferences. 3-Ratings Lump Sum Performance Payment Awards Selected as the Strategy, Plans and Programs Directorate (J-5), Category I Civilian Employee of the Quarter, 4th Quarter 2010, selected as the Strategy, Plans and Programs Directorate (J-5), Category I Civilian Employee of the Year 2010, Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award (2014), Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 4th Quarter Civilian Honorary Award Winner (2015), National CFC Hero Award (2016).

German, Spanish and Italian Linguist



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