Degree: Satisfactory completion of all the requirements for the doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology (NOTE: YOU MUST ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS.)
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level or equivalent which includes professional expert knowledge of psychological assessment methodology; ability to conduct, administer, and interpret the full spectrum of psychological assessment tools; and sophisticated understanding of various theories of personality and the application of these theories to unique law enforcement and national security settings.
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
and skill in application of psychological principles to counterintelligence and
of basic psychological tests and personality theories; skill in administering,
scoring, interpreting psychological tests; ability to apply knowledge
and skill of psychological tests and personality theory to unique settings
impacting criminal investigations and/or national security.
in interpersonal relations, and able to work well with others and to communicate
effectively both orally and in writing to all organizational levels.
development; ability to remain current on behavioral science and
criminal justice regulations.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT/OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS
- Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited
university, preferably in clinical psychology.
- American Psychological Association
(APA) approved internship required.
- Licensure as a psychologist in at
least one of the fifty United States or in the District of Columbia.
- Position is critical sensitive requiring employee to obtain and maintain Top Secret/SCI clearance.
- Will be required to travel by military or commercial air to other countries world-wide, including (on occasion) combat zones or locations of political or military unrest, or other functions away from the normal duty station.
- This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to random drug testing.
- The incumbent may be required to work overtime.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.
BASIS OF RATING:
Your application will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience in your resume meets the KSAs required for the position and you will be rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veteran's preference; however, preference is still applied.
Category 3, Best Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements.
Category 2, Highly Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements.
Category 1, Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. 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 for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Application of Veterans' Preference: The Category Rating Method does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Qualified) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.