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Job Title:  Social Services Aid and Assistant
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Air Force Personnel Center
Job Announcement Number:  AFPCMEDEH-840207-0186

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$31,315.00 to $50,431.00 / Per Year
Friday, February 08, 2013 to Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types
Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Albuquerque, NM United StatesView Map
Altus AFB, OK United StatesView Map
Andersen Air Base, GU United StatesView Map
Grand Forks, ND United StatesView Map
Hickam AFB, HI United StatesView Map
More Locations  (55)
United States Citizens


The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

This is a Direct Hire Public Notice; under this recruitment procedure, each location/ installation, identified in this Public Notice will accept applications and make selections for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.


These positions are being filled under Medical Expedited Hiring Authority for certain civilian healthcare professionals positions and are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

IF APPLICABLE:  Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.  The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).


Please send all required documents directly to the Civilian Personnel Flight at the base/location at which you wish to be considered.  Additional information specific to the expedited hiring authority for acquisition positions can be found at the link under the How to Apply tab.



  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses may be paid
  • This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized


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- The primary purpose of this position is: To conduct interviews with Family Advocacy Program (PAP) clients, administer assessment questionnaires, provide training to individuals at risk for family maltreatment, and assist other staff members in the research and evaluation of the Family Advocacy Program (PAP),Conducts screening interviews with Family Advocacy Program (PAP) clients.


- Explains FAP program services, requirements, policies and procedures; and obtains pertinent biopsychosocial history and other case information to be incorporated in the file as background for planning indicated services. Documents interviews, and evaluates the relevance of information collected to the problem described by the client.

- Develops initial tentative conclusions as to appropriate referral sources or recommended treatment to the PAP staff; prepares case folders, and incorporates notes and appropriate forms in the folders. On a pre-approved basis, provides basic counseling services to clients.


- Provides information on available on and off-base resources and services available, such as those provided by the Family Support Center and community agencies.


- Administers assessment data collection instruments such as Child Abuse Potential Inventory, Family Environment Scale, Index of Marital Satisfaction, and others as required to individuals referred to the PAP.


- Processes and scores assessment questionnaires initially and on a follow-up basis as specified by the research program. Enters client data and related information into the child and spouse abuse database.


- Participates with the FAP staff in the development and implementation of outreach/prevention, resource and referral, and treatment programs fur individuals, families, and groups needing assistance with family problems and issues. Participates in the development of action plans for the Family Advocacy Outreach Prevention Team.


- Markets a wide range of secondary prevention programs to first sergeants, commanders, and other base officials Plans support activities for groups, such as spouses of deployed military members.



This Public notice may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Dut6ies and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.



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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  52 weeks of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.  To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GS- 06 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service.  Examples of creditable specialized experience include:    Group leader in community or residential recreation or training programs. Counselor in a youth summer camp, Instructor in a training program for the development of job skills, Work that demonstrated the ability to be responsible for and to lead and train members of a job crew, Group activities leader in the Armed Services, Unit leader-monitor-proctor for a dormitory group in a boarding school or other residential facility, Aid or assistant to professional or specialist staff in such fields as personnel (private or government), employment guidance in a vocational or academic institution, social service, or manpower development., Aid or assistant to professional or associate staff engaged in work of a social services nature in private, public welfare, government program, or community organizations, or in voluntary activities, Aid or assistant to professional or specialist staff working with individuals who are addicted to or abuse alcohol and/or drugs.


Graduate education or an internship meets the specialized experience in those instances where it is directly related to the work of the position. One full year of graduate education meets the requirements for GS-7.



Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:


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: 


1.  Knowledge of Family Advocacy and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Programs.


2.  Knowledge of word processing automation software function to support office operations.


3.  Knowledge and skill in developing an education curriculum with learning objectives and outcomes.



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.


1.    This position has been identified as having “regular contact with children,” IAW Public Law 101-647 Section 231 and Public Law 102-190, Section 1094, an FBI fingerprint and State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) check will be completed on any person selected for this position.

2.    The incumbent must have the ability to type a minimum of 40 WPM.


To determine if you are qualified for this position, your complete application will be reviewed against the qualifications required for the position.


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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.


Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.   Click here for more information.


Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.


Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.


DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes all of the following:

   1) Your résumé

   2)  Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

All of your documents including your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications are to be submitted directly to the Civilian Personnel Office at the location for which you are applying.   Each civilian personnel office determines how long resumes are kept on file.  Location addresses are listed at the below link:

You will need to click on Expedited Hiring Authority for Acquisition Positions and then scroll down to see base locations and addresses.

Please ensure that all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and at least the last four digits of your social security number.  

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of this Public Notice

It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information mailed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date


Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any documentation submitted by an applicant.


The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.


1) Resume - If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.

2) Transcripts, if qualifying based on education (must contain the university logo)

3) Veterans’ Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10 point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).


Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.


Phone: 8005250102
TDD: 800 382-0893
Agency Information:
follow the instructions on the notice
in How to Apply Tab,


After you send your application to the appropriate Civilian Personnel Office, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. 


The length of time your application will remain active will vary. The Civilian Personnel Flight will determine the length of time your application will remain active depending on local requirements/guidance (normally 3 - 6 months).

Additional Duty Location Info

Few vacancies in the following locations:
Albuquerque, NM United StatesView Map
Altus AFB, OK United StatesView Map
Andersen Air Base, GU United StatesView Map
Grand Forks, ND United StatesView Map
Hickam AFB, HI United StatesView Map
Nellis AFB, NV United StatesView Map
Eglin AFB, FL United StatesView Map
Ellsworth AFB, SD United StatesView Map
Elmendorf AFB, AK United StatesView Map
Fort Richardson, AK United StatesView Map
Goodfellow AFB, TX United StatesView Map
Mountain Home AFB, ID United StatesView Map
Luke AFB, AZ United StatesView Map
Maxwell AFB, AL United StatesView Map
Robins AFB, GA United StatesView Map
Scott AFB, IL United StatesView Map
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC United StatesView Map
Shaw AFB, SC United StatesView Map
Whiteman AFB, MO United StatesView Map
Laughlin AFB, TX United StatesView Map
Lackland AFB, TX United StatesView Map
Offutt AFB, NE United StatesView Map
Randolph AFB, TX United StatesView Map
Tinker AFB, OK United StatesView Map
Beale AFB, CA United StatesView Map
Dover, DE United StatesView Map
Holloman AFB, NM United StatesView Map
Malmstrom AFB, MT United StatesView Map
Air Force Academy, CO United StatesView Map
Warren AFB, WY United StatesView Map
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH United StatesView Map
Patrick AFB, FL United StatesView Map
Edwards AFB, CA United StatesView Map
Hurlburt Field, FL United StatesView Map
McConnell AFB, KS United StatesView Map
Minot AFB, ND United StatesView Map
Moody AFB, GA United StatesView Map
Cannon AFB, NM United StatesView Map
Barksdale AFB, LA United StatesView Map
Charleston AFB, SC United StatesView Map
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