Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Johnson City, TN United StatesView Map
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 835814
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
NOTE: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. However a Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidates education and experience and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/
Welcome to the Crossroads of the eastern United States Johnson City! Forbes Magazine Ranks Johnson City 14th in their latest rankings of best places to live. For almost two centuries, Johnson City has been the center for tourism and business in Northeast Tennessee. Originally little more than a train depot, Johnson City is now a metropolitan melting pot with invigorating music, enchanting culture, and exhilarating mountain adventure. Family fun abounds in Johnson City and the surrounding areas. Local festivals include the Blue Plum Festival, Fun Fest, the Apple Festival and the Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Enjoy outdoor adventure at Boone Lake, Watauga Lake, and nearby Roan Mountain State Park. Other family-friendly activities include hiking and biking trails and some of the best trophy trout fishing in the country. Johnson City flourishes with tradition, heritage, and hospitality. Its natural beauty and fresh mountain air make Johnson City the perfect location to live and work. You'll awaken your Pioneer Spirit when you visit our historical areas and living history sites like Tipton-Haynes, Rocky Mount and Sycamore Shoals. And just a stone's throw away, you'll find world-renowned attractions like Bristol Motor Speedway, Bays Mountain and Barter Theatre. Also, Johnson City enjoys affordable cost of living, low tax rates and no state income tax yet we offer outstanding schools, parks, playgrounds and sports facilities that make life enjoyable.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/
Tour of Duty: 40 hours per week -rotating shift will include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays - tour varies at the discretion of supervisor.
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
- U. S. Citizenship
- Must pass pre-employment examination
- English Language Proficiency required
- Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
- Background and-or Security Investigation required