This Position Is No Longer Available

Job Title:Psychology Technician, GS-0181-07

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command

Job Announcement Number:EUHJ12839939676475SR

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$33,979.00 to $44,176.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Saturday, June 02, 2012 to Monday, December 31, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0181-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term NTE 30 Sep 13

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Bamberg Germany

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Status Candidates

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

This position is located in Bamberg, Germany, home to the US Army Garrison Bamberg. Bamberg is a city with an original character and a very special atmosphere. We are surrounded by a town with over a thousand years of history united in an Old Town that is a cultural and architectural site of European rank. The "Franconian Rome" - as Bamberg is sometimes called affectionately - offers a wide variety of activities and attractions for visitors. For additional information please visit http://www.bamberg.army.mil  . 

 

****This is an open continuous announcement with a first cutoff date of 16 June 2012.  Future cutoff dates will be set as needed.****


Who May Apply:

Applicants in the local commuting area in the categories listed below are eligible to apply for this position.

 

Current Civilian Army employees with competitive status

Executive Order 13473 for Certain Military Spouses

Reinstatement

30% Disabled Veteran

Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

Military Spouse Preference for Overseas Employment

Family Member Preference for Overseas Employment on LWOP

Family Member Preference for Overseas Employment

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • PCS is not authorized
  • Personnel security investigation required.

DUTIES:

As a Psychology Technician you will administer, score and evaluate a variety of psychological and neuropsychological tests and techniques to patients, d iscuss results of testing with neuropsychologist in order to interpret data and provide treatment recommendation, assist in setting up, monitoring and administering the ANAM4 (Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics) to all soldiers processing through the Bavaria MEDDAC Clinic MTBI Program and to assist with screenings through local Force Health Protection, e xplain clinic appointment procedures and priority of treatment, schedule and coordinate appointments for soldiers with local neuropsychologist through CHCS, s earche files, libraries or other sources of information, published or unpublished, for designated subjects and gathers and assembles data for the professional staff upon request, a ssist in office management by maintaining various statistical data and completing required records and reports, receive telephone calls, determine nature of call and answer routine inquiries based on past decision or regulatory guidelines.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Specialized Experience: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of Specialized Experience equivalent to GS-06 or  equivalent. Specialized experience is defined as experience p erforming a variety of technical, administrative and clerical duties in support of a psychology service and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI) program such as: administering, scoring, and evaluating a variety of psychological and neuropsychological tests and techniques, and/or observing and noticing significant behavior modes of response in the test or interview situation. (Note:   You must address your experience in your resume.)

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the Time in Grade Restriction.

Time in Grade Restriction: Must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-6 grade (or equivalent).

Education may be substituted for specialized experience if you possess one full year of graduate education directly related to this position. (Note: You must provide a copy of your transcript) 

A combination of experience and education may be credited as long as both equate to 100%.  


 


Other Requirements:
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

One year trial/probationary period may be required.

Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.  Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).  The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:  1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.


BENEFITS:

The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:

  • Comprehensive health and life insurance
  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous retirement programs
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
  • Paid employment related training and education
  • Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
  • Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.
  • For more information on benefits and entitlements please visit:

    https://cpolrhp.cpol.army.mil/eur/overseas/employee_handbook/guide/index.htm



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19 at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/131519p.pdf .
    • U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.
    • Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.
    • On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position.
    • In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage.
    • Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved.


    HOW TO APPLY:

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume: If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
    2. Your responses to the questionnaire.
    3. Additional required documents (see Required Documents section below)

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, December 31, 2012.

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 

    To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID676475.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    If you cannot apply online:

    1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
    2. Print the 1203FX form to provide your response to the questionnaire. http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, and
    3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

     

    The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    The following documents are required:

    • Resume: If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
    • If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience or solely on education, you must submit your college transcripts with your application.
    • You MUST submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to: for current employment verification, a SF-50 or DD3434; for MSP claims, PCS orders and marriage certificate; for verification of Veteran status, DD214 (which indicates character of service) SF-15, VA Letter and/or Activation/Deactivation orders.

    If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further. 

    PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for other than the applicant. These documents may be sanitized to remove such personal information before submission with the application. Applicants may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents upon selection to confirm eligibility.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Central Resume Processing Center
    Phone: (410)306-0137
    Email: APPLICANTHELP@CONUS.ARMY.MIL
    Agency Information:
    W38303 HQs USAMEDDAC Bamberg Health Clinic
    314 Johnson Street
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
    21005

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.  The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating. 

     

    To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

     

    If no email address is provided, applicant is responsible for checking status updates and notifications in Applicant Manager.  Hard copy notifications will not be sent to applicant. 

     

    For questions regarding the status of your application, eligibility or qualifications determination contact: applicanthelp@conus.army.mil


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