Job Title: Public Health Assisstant (OA)Job Announcement Number: NEAG12079088737480R
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Medical Command
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/ Per Year
Friday, December 21, 2012 to
Friday, January 04, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
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 Public Health Assisstant (OA) position is located at the USA Public Health Command, Epidemiology and Disease Serveillance, Injury Prevention Program division.
Public Health Command's mission is to promote health and prevent disease, injury, and disability of Soldiers and military retirees, their Families, and Department of the Army civilian employees; and assure effective execution of full spectrum veterinary service for Army and Department of Defense Veterinary missions.
Vision: World-class provider of public health services across DA and DoD.
Because of the partnership with Picerne Military Housing, Department of Army civilian employees now have an option to rent family housing and enjoy the benefits of living on-post at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. There are various floor plans available. Selection is on a first-come first-served basis. If you are interested in this housing option, please contact the Picerne Military Housing Leasing and Relocation Center at 877-276-6659.
Who May Apply:
- All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
- Reinstatement eligibles.
- Military spouses eligible under EO 13473.
- Applicants eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA)
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles.
- Veterans' Recruitment Authority (VRA).
- Must be able to type 40 WPM
- Business Travel is 20% of time
- Moving expenses are not authorized
DUTIES:Back to top
Serves in the Army Public Health Command, Directorate of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance, Injury Prevention Program, APG, MD, providing support for the full spectrum of public health activities under the supervision of senior scientists, epidemiologists and the program manager.
- Assists with injury surveillance, field investigations, and program evaluations
- Assists with systematic reviews of scientific literature; locates and obtain articles
- Maintains, organizes, and updates electronic database
- Prepares and disseminates information in the form of technical reports, peer-reviewed publications, scientific presentations and other means
- Types reports, articles, reference lists, and other documents
- Maintains office equipment
- Coordinates travel requests
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Specialized experience: To Qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-05). Specialized experience is defined as work that involves maintaining files, producing written material, coordinating travel arrangements.
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 next lower grade (or equivalent).
As a general rule, education is not creditable above GS-5; however, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directily related to the work of the position.
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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.
Business travel is 20% of the time.
Payment of moving expenses are not authorized, based on the determination that moving expenses are not in the Government interest.
Must be able to type 40 WPM.
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. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
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.