Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description
420T - Talent Acquisitions Technician
 
Duties:
A Talent Acquisition (TA) Technician is the TA subject matter expert in a Battalion, Brigade, Division/Corps, ASCC, and higher echelons within the Army structure. TA Technicians perform duties as a leader, planner, manager, trainer, technician, subject matter expert and advisor within the command.  Advises and works directly with staff and senior leadership at all echelons on Talent Acquisition (TA) for complex operations in support of recruiting, retention, operations, marketing, and analytics. Responsible for standardizing all operations comply with applicable Army Regulations and policies. Responsible for implementing a sustainable marketing strategy and establishing policies for talent benchmarking, talent assessment and interviewing. Represent internally and externally at events to network and build relationships with potential prospects in communities or units. Serve as brand ambassador at various events, like career fairs or on-campus recruiting events. Work closely with the marketing department to develop creative ways for addressing talent acquisition challenges and retention. Proactively seek market intelligence to gain competitive advantage in attraction, assessment, retention, and sourcing methodologies. Analyzes recruiting and retention trends and market research to implement procedure changes based on policy and regulation changes. Conducts trend analysis that supports the Army’s talent management and workforce planning.
 
***Applicants must meet all Administrative Requirements to become a Warrant Officer***
 
 
420T prerequisites (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Must have a GT Score: 110 (IAW AR 135-100)
  • Must meet the Army’s personnel suitability screening and an in-person Recruiting Candidate Assessment (RCA) requirements prior to being considered a fully qualified candidate (AR 601-1, App B).
  • Cohort 2: must be a SSG through MSG
    • Feeder MOS: 79R - Regular Army (RA)
  • Cohort 3: must be a SGT through MSG
    • Feeder MOS: All - Regular Army (RA)
Military Education:
Cohort 2
  • Completion Advance Leadership Course (ALC).
  • Completion of Station Commander Course (ASI V6).
  • Waiver requests are submitted by applicant as part of their complete packet.
  • Waiver must show applicants attempt to meet requirement (ATTRS printout, MFR from Training OFF/NCO)
  • Submitted waiver request does not constitute automatic approval.
Cohort 3
  • Completion Advance Leadership Course (ALC). 
  • Waiver requests are submitted by applicant as part of their complete packet.
  • Waiver must show applicants attempt to meet requirement (ATTRS printout, MFR from Training OFF/NCO)
  • Submitted waiver request does not constitute automatic approval.
Experience:
Cohort 2
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing recruiting duties.
  • Waiver requests are submitted by applicant as part of their complete packet.
  • Submitted waiver request does not constitute automatic approval.
Cohort 3
  • Minimum of five (5) years operational experience.
  • Minimum of 24 months of leadership experience supervising Soldiers documented on NCOERs.
  • Waiver requests are submitted by applicant as part of their complete packet.
  • Submitted waiver request does not constitute automatic approval.
NCO Evaluation Report: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • All Applicants who were only assessed as “Most Qualified” or “Highly Qualified” in their last five evaluations prior to their application submission.
  • Successful duty performance is considered as a preponderance of the following:
    • DA Form 2166-9-1.  “Met Standard” in Part IVc-h, with strong Rater comments in Part IVi.  “Most Qualified” or “Highly Qualified” with strong Senior Rater comments in Part V.
    • DA Form 2166-9-2.  Preponderance of “Far Exceeded Standard” or “Exceeded Standard” in Part IVc-i, with strong Rater comments in Part IVj; “Most Qualified” or “Highly Qualified” with strong Senior Rater comments in Part V.
Civilian Education:
Both Cohorts
  • Will have a minimum of sixty (60) semester hours of college or an associate degree.
Letter of Recommendation (LOR): (NON-WAIVERABLE)
Both Cohorts
  • Company Commander
  • Battalion / Brigade Commander
  • Warrant Officer (LOR will be provided after packet submission by AG Proponent based on technical qualification for Cohort 2 and Cohort 3 in the form of a memorandum.)
Preferred Qualifications “Not Required”
Cohort 2
  • 24 months of successful documented Station Commander experience.
  • Senior Leaders Course
  • Guidance Counselor Operations Course (V7)
  • Master Trainer Course
  • Bachelor’s degree (Marketing, Psychology, Human Resources)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP)
  • United Service Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) Certifications
  • Gold Recruiter Ring
  • Glenn E. Morrell Award
  • Master Recruiter Badge
Cohort 3
  • Less than 10 years of AFS
  • Any successful documented Talent Acquisition civilian experience or certifications.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Marketing, Psychology, Human Resources, Any type of data concentration)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP)
  • Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) aPHR, PHR, SPHR
  • United Service Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) Certifications
  • Data Analytics Experience and/or certifications
  • Documented computer training as evidenced on official transcripts or training certificates.
  • Demonstrated MS Office Proficiency (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint) 

 

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Address all warrant officer application questions and inquiries to a Regional Warrant Officer Recruiter.  Please visit the "How Do I Apply" page for required forms and examples. Contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding technical qualifications.

 

AG Warrant Officer Proponent POC:
CW4 Matthew D. Collins Sr.
DSN:  312-734-8329
COMM:  803-751-8329
 
AG CWOB:
CW5 Chad G. Bowen
DSN:  312-734-8358
COMM:  803-751-8358

Last Update: 25 January 2024