Support Staff

Human Resources NCO

Apply before: February 24, 2023

Audition date(s): TBD

The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” announces a vacancy for HUMAN RESOURCES NCO.  

This position is open to Active-Duty, Reserve, and National Guard military personnel.

As the unit's Human Resources NCO, candidate must be able to provide administrative support to the command staff and Soldiers in handling personnel-related issues. Will serve as a liaison between TUSAB, Military Personnel Division (MPD), and DFAS. Will be responsible for oversight of all personnel and financial actions flowing through the unit. Serve as the primary contact for arriving Soldiers and assisting Soldiers who are transitioning from the unit (retirement, PCS or separating from service). Ensure the timeliness, flow, and quality of NCOERs, OERs, promotion requests, awards, command correspondence, personnel accountability, separations and discharges, UCMJ, MOS related actions and other requests. The U.S. Army Band is an Equal Opportunity employer.


Candidates must have working knowledge of the following systems ePROFILE, MEDPROS, EDAS, EES, iPERMS, Smart Voucher and IPPS-A. Must have a high degree of computer literacy with an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Have knowledge of Department of the Army/Defense regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to personnel actions and be able to interpret, understand and provide resolution or guidance as applicable. Individual must possess in-depth knowledge of and skill in applying military personnel rules, procedures, and operations sufficient to perform a full range of support activities.

Interested applicants must be able to determine personnel requirements, prepare and monitor requests for personnel actions, identify and troubleshoot finance and personnel problems and discrepancies. Candidate should be capable of working independently, with the ability to resolve problems and conduct needed steps to complete tasks within established practices and procedures. Candidate will also handle Civilian personnel-related issues. Previous Civilian personnel management knowledge is not required. Training will be provided. Soldier will also perform other administrative duties as assigned.

  • Candidate must have a Secret security clearance, have 3 or more years prior to ETS, or willing to reenlist.
  • Members of The U.S. Army Band are reclassed to MOS of 42S “Special Band Musician.”
  • Permanent Duty Assignment to Fort Myer, VA, located near the heart of Washington DC

To apply, please submit the following:

  • SRB (dated no earlier than 1 Sep 22)
  • Last three (3) NCOERs
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Letter of Interest from Candidate
  • Commander’s Letter of Intent to Release

Preferred application formats

PDF files only for all documents

Contact our coordinator

Submit all application materials electronically and direct any questions or concerns to the Auditions Coordinator, Sergeant First Class Christopher Buckley



The annual starting salary for Staff Sergeant equates to $73,000 without dependents and $78,000 with dependents


Full medical and dental coverage

Paid Leave

30 days paid vacation annually


The Blended Retirement System allows you to immediately begin contributing to a retirement account, in addition to being eligible for a pension after 20 years of active duty service.


Earn full tuition for higher education through the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Also, tuition assistance is available for continuing education.

Military Rank

Members of “Pershing’s Own” are given the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) of 42S (forty two sierra), “Special Band Musician”. Personnel are promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-6) two months after completion of Basic Combat Training.


Permanent duty assignment to Fort Myer, VA, located near the heart of Washington, DC

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  • The U.S. Army Band’s audition and hiring process values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • All applicants must currently hold U.S. Citizenship
  • Civilian applicants must be 34 years of age or younger at the time of the audition
  • All applicants must meet the standard requirements for enlistment in the United States Army

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