Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 901671

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.

How would you like to become a part of team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Failing to submit any documentation that is required and listed under the "Required Documents" tab may result in loss of consideration.

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 at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide may other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

Note:  The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-06.  The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-03 to GS-06.  The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s 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. 

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Recruitment/Relocation incentives are not authorized for this position.


Pharmacy Technicians perform a variety of complex technical and automated pharmacy functions, that require application of extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical, medical supplies and pharmacy practices.  They apply sound judgment based upon substantial experience in the field of pharmacy. Inpatient pharmacy technicians function primarily in inpatient care areas of Pharmacy Service within the VA Medical Center. Outpatient pharmacy technicians function primarily in the outpatient (community) pharmacy.

Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts
Position Description Title / PD#: Pharmacy Technician / Functional Statement
Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
Bargaining Unit Status Code: 1272
Background Information: NACI
This is Not a Supervisory position.