Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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El Paso, TX United StatesView Map
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 912214
The El Paso VAHCS is part of VISN 18 Network, and is a standalone ambulatory care facility with over 600 employees and growing. This opportunity offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, liberal vacation and predictable work hours with potential for an academic faculty appointment. We are an out-patient clinic with working hours from 8:00 am to 4:45 pm, Mondays through Fridays.
This is an opportunity to move to the Great Southwest, where shopping and museums are abundant and located conveniently in town. Available outdoor adventures include camping, horseback riding, biking, hiking, cross country skiing, snow tubing.
El Paso is a jewel in the desert. El Paso is the 6th largest city in the state of Texas, with a population of 700,000. Nestled between the rugged Franklin Mountains and the historic Rio Grande, this dynamic community combines the advantages of a major metropolitan center with the ambience and neighborly charm of a western town. El Paso offers a multicultural experience as it is situated on the boarder of two nations and two states.
El Paso provides abundant cultural and entertainment opportunities, year-round sports and outdoor recreation, the lowest crime rate of any major city in the continental US, and some of the best weather conditions on the planet. The sun shines 300 days a year! It has affordable housing, an extremely favorable low cost of living index, a medical school, several universities and a community college. We are a cosmopolitan community; people from all over the world come here to live, work, gather for business and retire.
Note: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-13. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidates 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.
The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are authorized for this position.
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation services. Permanent Change of Station is the relocation of a household due to government convenience in connection with a transfer between duty stations or facilities. For more information go to http://vaww.fscdirect.fsc.va.gov/pcs.asp.
Recruitment Incentive: Recruitment incentive may be authorized for this position.
EDRP: The applicant selected for this position may be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP).
- Must pass pre-employment examination
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English
- Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
- Background and-or Security Investigation required