Time-in-Grade Restriction - Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. The grade may have been in any occupation but must have been held in the Federal service.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (SCREEN-OUT): Experience using scientific research methods and techniques to conduct research with individuals with medical or psychiatric conditions and substance use disorders. (EXPERIENCE MUST BE SUBSTANTIATED IN FEDERAL RESUME.)
BASIC REQUIREMENT: A bachelor's degree (or higher) with the major study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)
In addition to meeting the basic education requirement noted above, this position requires:
EDUCATION AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is progressively responsible experience, which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is in or related to the work of the position.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: Completion of two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate leading to a masters degree OR a masters degree OR equivalent, in a major field of study related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)
A combination of specialized experience and related graduate education as described that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of the position and fully qualifying at the GS-9 grade level. If you qualify with a combination, your experience must be documented in your application/resume and transcripts are required.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
- Knowledge with health services and related research and overall research project coordination.
- Knowledge with data collection procedures and coding.
- Ability to demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
- Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office programs.
- Ability to organize, establish priorities and coordinate multiple tasks.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. ***
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.