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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:SOCIAL WORKER

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Commander, Navy Installations

Job Announcement Number:SW30185-11-914127N7632526-D

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$57,408.00 to $74,628.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 to Monday, July 08, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0185-09/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Santa Rita, GU United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

Vacancies from this announcement may be filled at the following grade levels: GS-09, GS-11.

 

This position has promotion potential to the GS-11 grade level. If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

 

This position is located in Santa Rita, Guam.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

DUTIES:

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The selectee will serve as a clinical social worker in the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), Naval Base Guam.  Major duties and responsibilities:

 

·         Provide direct service in the form of counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups on matters pertaining to family dynamics, parent-child interaction, couples communication, stress reduction, adjustment to military lifestyles, case management and treatment services.

·         Conduct psychosocial assessment of individuals; develop treatment plans, treatment delivery, and appropriate referral.

·         Formulate diagnosis and behaviorally-specific treatment plans, provide crisis intervention and safety planning, and prepare reports for presentation to the Incident Determination Committee.

·         Provide counseling to victims, offenders, and other affected family members for Family Advocacy issues such as spouse/intimate partner abuse, child abuse and neglect, and child sexual abuse.

·         Prepare and maintain program documentation, records and reports; and enter all relevant data in current database, including clinical documentation of intake assessments, treatment plans, case notes, client contacts, collateral contacts, case management activity, education/training data, and information/referral work counts.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.   Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

 

Applicants must meet the following qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

 

Basic Requirements: Applicants must possess a degree in social work that fulfills all of the requirements for a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) in a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education AND completed a related practicum.

 

In addition, your resume must also demonstrate the following:

 

GS-09:

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

 

Providing social work services (i.e. safety planning, crisis intervention, intake assessment, case management).

OR

Possess 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree, OR a master’s degree, OR equivalent degree.

OR

Possess a combination of specialized experience and education that equates to one year of experience.  Percentage of the required education plus percentage of the required experience equal 100 percent.

 

GS-11:

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

 

Providing social work services (i.e. safety planning, crisis intervention, formulate diagnoses, case management, develop treatment plans).

OR

Possess 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

OR

Possess a combination of specialized experience and education that equates to one year of experience.  Percentage of the required education plus percentage of the required experience equal 100 percent.

 

Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position.

 

This position has a Selective Placement Factor (screen-out) which will also be used to determine minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants not possessing this Selective Placement Factor will be found ineligible for this position. The Selective Placement Factor is:

 

GS-09 (Tier 1: Clinical Provider):

Must possess a Master’s or doctoral degree in Counseling from a program accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education programs (CACREP).

OR

Master’s or doctoral degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

OR

Master’s or doctoral degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

OR

Master’s degree in Psychology from a graduate program accredited by the Inter-organizational Board for Accreditation of Masters in Psychology Accreditation Counsel (MPAC); OR a doctoral degree in Psychology from a doctoral program approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) or an equivalent degree.

 

NOTE: A masters or doctoral degree in an Allied Clinical field from a regionally accredited graduation program leading to a State license or State certification to practice independently in a clinical field is considered to be an equivalent toward meeting an option outlined above.

 

GS-11 (Tier 2: Clinical Practitioner):

State/U.S. territory license or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner.   NOTE: If the State or U.S. territory license or certification requirements included a written examination, you must have achieved a passing score on that examination.

AND

Master’s or equivalent degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).

OR

Master’s or equivalent degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

OR

Doctoral or equivalent degree in Psychology from a doctoral program approved by the American Psychological Association (APA).

AND

2 years of at least 2,000 hours full-time, post-masters, supervised clinical experience.

 

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/social-work-series-0185/

 

And

 

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards

 

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. 

 

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.  To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link:  View Assessment Questions.


EDUCATION:

Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

 

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

REQUIREMENTS: 

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

 

A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.   If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

 

Rotational after hours and on call duty are regular requirements of this position.

 

Selectee must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license and have the physical ability to operate a motor vehicle.

 

Work may require occasional sitting, standing, walking, and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

 

Selectee may be required to perform work in hospital emergency rooms, security/police headquarters, command locations, and other community centers.

 

Work involves dealing with sensitive, controversial and emotional issues due to the nature of sexual and/or child abuse allegations, suicidal and homicidal ideations and other violent behavior.

 

Position may require occasional travel outside the local commuting area (3 to 5 days per month).

 

Selectee must complete a Criminal History Background Check with no adverse information or feedback received, including completion of the Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions, SF-85P.

 

Selectee must display high standards of ethical conduct.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:

 

1.    Knowledge of social work concepts, principles, and practices.

2.    Ability to apply critical thinking, reasoning, and decision making skills to practice social work.

3.    Knowledge of family violence psycho-dynamics.

 

You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below.  Additional points are not added for veterans’ preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

 

If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:

Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.

Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. 

Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.

 

If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

 

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


BENEFITS:

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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.



OTHER INFORMATION:

This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

 

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

 

Relocation expenses are authorized.

 

Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.

 

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

 

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.


Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible: 

ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified.  For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:  http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ICTAP_Statement.pdf

  

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Mil_Spouse_Pref_Statement.pdf

 

Veteran’s Preference Information:

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. 

 

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Monday, July 08, 2013

 

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed. 

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account:  https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  

 

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:   http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicationInfo_HowtoApplyviaFax.pdf. 

 

This Vacancy ID is 914127. 

 

Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement.  All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

 

** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate.  HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc).  Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide: Applicant Checklist-External

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: (858)577-5723
Email: DONEIC@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
Navy OCHR San Diego Ops Center
6300 Miramar Way
San Diego, CA
92145-2015
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.  

 

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration.  If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

 

If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at: https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/NotificationSettings.aspx.

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Job Announcement Number:

SW30185-11-914127N7632526-D

Control Number:

346876700