Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 881807

RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE IS NOT AUTHORIZED

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT IS NOT AUTHORIZED

APPRAISED VALUE OFFER (AVO) IS NOT AUTHORIZED

May be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) based on the availability of funds.

Our mission:  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.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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/.

Fayetteville is a progressive metropolitan city with a diverse friendly population located in S.E. NC along the I-95 corridor.  It is 1.5 hrs from superb beaches, 3-4 hrs from mountains/skiing resorts, and 1 hr from the capitol city of Raleigh. Fayetteville Reg'l Airport and I-95 offer many travel choices.  There are numerous parks, lakes, cultural activities, festivals, restaurants, award-winning golf courses, and many entertainment venues including sporting events, concerts, theaters and museums including the multi-million dollar Airborne & Special Operations Museum honoring our military neighbors in Ft Bragg.  Fayetteville boasts of superb affordable housing and an excellent public and private educational system. From revitalization projects in the downtown historic district to developing housing and recreation areas along the Cape Fear River, both public and private enterprises are committed to making Fayetteville the All-American City for which it has won awards.

NOTE: The full peformance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-13. The Professional Standards Board (peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education/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

Duties

These positions are located at the VA Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC & Ft. Bragg, NC as part of the Compensation & Pension (C&P)/ Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) program. Incumbent will perform Compensation/Pension examinations, registry examinations, OEF/OIF, and catastrophic illness examinations.  Position requires strong assessment skills, ability to follow required criteria given in AMIE work sheets, as well as addressing general remarks from Veterans Benefits Administration.  Incumbent must acquire proficiency in industrial exams. Perfom other duties as assigned within scope of practice.