Specialized Experience:To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-12).; Specialized experience is defined as: developing and implementing Individual Treatment Programs for assigned cases based on in-depth evaluation of data collected from patient; experience in utilizing the therapeutic modalities of individual and group therapy to address patients needs and progress; experience in conducting initial interviews of incoming patients to obtain in-depth psychological case history information in order to establish a complete picture of the patients emotional development; and implementing processes to measure treatment program effectiveness.
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: The position requires satisfactory completion of a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology.
(Note: Only degrees from accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html .
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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.
- You MUST submit an SF-50 if you are applying as a Current Army employee with competitive status, current temporary or term Army Civilian employee with competitive status, DoD Transfer or Non-DoD transfer serving on a career or career-conditional appointment or as a Reinstatement eligible.
- You MUST submit the proper military documentation (DD214, SF-15 & VA letter) if you are applying as a VEOA, 30% disabled veteran or VRA eligible.
The maximum entry age for this position will be 37 years of age due to the position falling under the Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) retirement system. Retirement from this position is mandatory at age 57 with 20 years of LEO service. The maximum entry age may be waived under certain circumstances. The work requires frequent, direct contact in the detention of inmates convicted of offenses against the punitive articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Regularly assigned contacts with inmates expose the incumbent to daily stress and the threat of potentially dangerous situations such as physical attack or riots by the inmate population.
Conditions of Employment:
1. Department of Defense Instruction, Number 1325.7 states all confinement facility personnel shall possess a high degree of maturity and emotional stability.
2. This position requires the employee to pass a Criminal History Background Check
3. This position requires the employee to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
4. The work requires frequent, direct contact in the detention of inmates convicted of offenses against the punitive articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Regularly-assigned contacts with inmates expose the incumbent to daily stress and the threat of potentially dangerous situations such as verbal and/or physical attack by the inmate population.
5. This position requires the employee to receive a medical screening upon appointment and an annual re-evaluation
6. This position requires the employee to undergo screening for tuberculosis in conjunction with their annual medical evaluation.
7. DOD Directive 1010.1 and DA Regulation 600-85, Chapter 10, require periodic drug testing for persons hired into this position. New employees will be required to sign a DA Form 5019, Condition of Employment for Certain Civilian Positions Identified as Critical under the Drug Abuse Testing Program.
8. This position requires the employee to possess and maintain a current, unrestricted license as a doctoral level psychologist.
9. Department of Defense Instruction, Number 1325.7 states all confinement facility personnel shall have no civilian felony convictions or court-martial convictions for any offense with a maximum authorized sentence to confinement of over one year.
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.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
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.