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Job Title:PUBLIC HEALTH TECHNICIAN-123d MDG

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:KY13-068

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$42,960.00 to $55,844.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 22, 2013 to Friday, March 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0640-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Louisville, KY United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Status Candidates

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community.

KENTUCKY AIR NATIONAL GUARD

 

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: EXCEPTED - INDEFINITE - ENLISTED

MAY GO PERMANENT AT A LATER DATE DEPENDING ON FUNDING

 

SELECTING SUPERVISOR AND DUTY LOCATION: CMSGT Johnie Cherry, MDG, Louisville, KY (502) 413-4414

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA ONE - All qualified permanently employed excepted technicians of the Kentucky Air National Guard.  AREA TWO - All qualified members of the Kentucky Air National Guard. Includes temporary and indefinite employees. AREA THREE - All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Kentucky Air National Guard. Selected individual must become a member of the Kentucky National Guard prior to the effective date of hire.

THE KENTUCKY NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SELECTION OF THIS POSITION WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, NON-DISQUALIFYING DISABILITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR ANY OTHER NON MERIT FACTOR.

 

INTRODUCTION:  This position is located in the Medical Group (MDG) at an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing.  The primary purpose of this position is to achieve and maintain Force Health Protection through planning, evaluating, and management principles related to epidemiological, operational, and occupational and public health programs. 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • You must be assigned to a compatible military position
  • Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment

DUTIES:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position is located in the Medical Group (MDG) at an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing. The primary purpose of this position is to achieve and maintain Force Health Protection through planning, evaluating, and management principles related to epidemiological, operational, and occupational and public health programs. This includes occupational health, hearing conservation, reproductive health, bloodborne pathogens exposure control, communicable disease control, immunization, disease vector surveillance,disease/epidemiological surveillance, aircraft inspection, facility sanitation, food safety and vulnerability, health risk assessment, medical intelligence, and operational medicine. The position occupant serves as a member of or advisor to management boards and committees, i.e., Occupational Safety Health Council, Aerospace Medical Council, Force Health Protective Working Group and wing leadership, regarding Force Health Protection. Manages the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH) mandated occupational health education and training programs and Department of Defense Instruction (DODI). Manages the OSHA and AFOSH mandated occupational health medical surveillance program. Coordinates OHMEs within the MDG and ensures pre-placement, annual/periodic, and termination examinations are completed. Studies, analyzes and develops workplace-specific trends by summarizing, interpreting and managing OHME results. Implements, manages and oversees the Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Hearing Conservation (DOEHRS-HC) Hearing Conservation Program (HCP). Manages the Reproductive HealthProgram. Manages the Bloodborne Pathogens Program (BPP). Manages the PIMR ASIMS Hospital Employee Health Program (HEHP) database. Studies, reviews and manages occupational injury/illness workplace incidents and recommends corrective actions.  Manages the Community Health Program. Manages Public Health aspect of the base immunization program.  Manages the Vector borne Disease Surveillance Program. Develops, manages, and executes the base Food Safety and Vulnerability Program. Manages the Facility Sanitation Program. Reviews, monitors and manages the Defense Logistics Agency All Food and Drug Act (ALFOODACT) hazardous food program concerning recalls and potential recalls of hazardous, tampered or suspected tampering of foods that are issued by the FDA, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Department of Commerce (USDC), Defense Supply center Philadelphia (DSCP), or other Government or non-Government agencies which concern foods that are or may be expected to be in military accounts. Manages the Aircraft Quarantine Inspection Program. Manages the Medical Intelligence Program. Manages and tracks deployment activity with the PIMR ASIMS Deployment Tracking Application database. Manages Public Health and Prevention aspect of Base Disaster Preparation and Response Process. Provides input for the Public Health portion of Host Tenant Support Agreement (HTSA) and coordinates with Logistics/Plans office. Manages the educational training portion of the OSHA mandated “Right To Know Law”; Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) program erforms other duties as assigned. Incumbent may be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ ORI /UCI/ MEI/ OCI/ IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ ARNG/ ANG/ State/ TAG rules, regulations and laws. A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description D1723000 on file in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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 MINIMUM GRADE:  E5 /SSGT                  MAXIMUM GRADE:  E7/MSGT

THIS MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE ON YOUR RESUME'

 

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate is required to be assigned to a compatible military unit and MOS/AFSC in accordance with TPR 303. AFSC: 4E0X1

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: COMPLETE DATES MUST BE USED FOR YOUR EXPERIENCE.  EXAMPLE 2 JAN 1980 TO 3 MARCH 1981 OR JAN 1980 TO MARCH 1981.  USE OF YEAR ONLY WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.  EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS -THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION.  DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. ALSO, MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON EVERY DOCUMENT SUBMITTED; OTHERWISE IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

  GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Experience, education, or training which provided a basic knowledge of principles and practices related to the health care delivery system. 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Do you possess 18 months experience, education, or training which provided a working knowledge of missions, organizations, programs and requirements of health care delivery systems.  Experience analyzing and recommending solutions to complicated problems.  Experience developing and implementing various policies and procedures used in the state medical programs.   Experience involving various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations within a medical activity?

COMPETENCIES - Competencies are self assessment tools to help you determine how qualified you feel you are for the job.  These are factors that are essential to successful performance in this position and should be reflected in your resume.

Competencies:

a. Knowledge encompassing a basic foundation in the physical and life sciences and mathematics.  Knowledge of Center for Disease Control (CDC) and other federal laws and related program, and of DOD, USAF, and ANG regulations, policies and procedures related to Public Health and Occupational Health programs. 

b. Knowledge of a broad range of methods, techniques, and principles of occupational health sufficient to independently manage a local ANG Public Health program.

c. Knowledge of Public Health and Epidemiology concepts, principles, and practices in support of mission effectiveness.   Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of administering public health programs, but does not require full professional education and training in medical, social or other disciplines. 

d. Knowledge required in detecting, identifying and evaluating potential health hazards.

e. Knowledge of methods for performing data and requirements analysis to include applicable computer software.

f. Knowledge required in recommending controls, approaches, and/or personal protective equipment relative to the prevention of harmful exposures in the work place or deployed setting.

g. Knowledge of technical installation work processes/operations and equipment relative to their effect on the health and efficiency of employees working in industrial shops.

h. Knowledge and skills sufficient to communicate effectively and educate employees, supervisors, and managers; interact effectively with other health specialists and officials and to properly prepare related correspondence and associated reports.


 

OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS POSITION: SELECTEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DIRECT DEPOSIT/ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER PROGRAM. THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL PRIOR TO PLACEMENT.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all necessary job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume' and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.  If, after reviewing your resume' and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at  http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

Retirement Information and Services for New Employees.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

 2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the  National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs. 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1.      Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.      

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume):

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc

(Ten Tips for Letting Federal Employers Know Your Work):

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/TenTips#icc

 Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

·         You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date --    Friday, March 22, 2013

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to      https://applicationmanager.gov   and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

           1.      Go to       https://applicationmanager.gov    and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

          2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number:  847730 
 

          3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed

                 ·       If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, click the Apply Online button. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire.

1.     You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.  Click on this link to obtain the questionnaire    View Occupational Questionnaire

 2.      Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at:   http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdff .

 3.     You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

·         By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here --     http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf  -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

Resume'

Transcripts (if applicable)  

Miscellaneous (if applicable) 

 

NOTE:   Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to use the USA JOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.   Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.   If you choose to use your personal resume. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Christina P. Riddle
Phone: (502)607-1278
Email: CHRISTINA.RIDDLE@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Kentucky National Guard
Human Resources Staffing
100 Minuteman Pkwy Bldg 210
Frankfort, KY
40601-6168
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.


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Job Announcement Number:

KY13-068

Control Number:

338408300