order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described
below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if
qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of
required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe
at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
Typical examples of such work include (but are not limited to): managing a
suicide prevention program; arranging and/or providing technical briefings,
orientations, training, and workshops involving support programs; developing
program policies and procedures; and prepare correspondence and/or reports
using a variety of automated systems.
examples are typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position
in the federal service (GS-09).
will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills,
abilities) in the following areas
OF SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAMS
TO TRAIN STAFF
TO USE AUTOMATED SYSTEMS
TO ANALYZE INFORMATION
To qualify at the GS-11 using education, you must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent
doctoral degree OR completed 3 full years of progressively higher level
graduate education leading to such a degree from an accredited college or
university. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for
of Specialized Experience and Education: Must have a combination of specialized
experience and education. The percentage requirements must total at least 100%.
(To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience
by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 36. Add the two
percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify)
(Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
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: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing
agency accordingly. http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
using education to qualify, such education must be related to the position and
demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
EDUCATION: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States,
you must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private
organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational
credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that
gained in conventional U.S. education programs.
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held
a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of
Federal service at the next lower grade (or equivalent).
Requirement: To qualify for this position, you must meet a minimum education
requirement in addition to the experience requirement described above. The
minimum requirement for this position is:
Degree: behavioral or social
science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification.)
of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more
of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification.)
years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant
has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences
equivalent to a major in the field.
(Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
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applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment
Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
expenses will NOT be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel
National Relocation Program (DNRP) will not be authorized.
will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
year trial period may be required.
Deposit of Pay is Required.
personnel security investigation is required.
will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy
announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall
· Applicants claiming veteran's preference should clearly show an entitlement to such preference on the resume/supplemental data submitted.
position requires a Secret security clearance.
position requires you to travel to other locations 30 percent of the time.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be asked a series of questions to determine your eligibility, qualification, and quality ranking for this position. If your responses to the eligibility and qualification questions result in a determination that you are not eligible or not qualified, you will receive no further consideration. If your responses result in a tentative determination that you are eligible and qualified, 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.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
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.