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 be clear and specific when describing your experience.
You must meet the Basic Requirement for the position by meeting the criteria below:
(You must attach a transcript if qualifying based on education.)
Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences; or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
Have combination of education with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
Have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the fields.
IN ADDITION TO THE BASIC REQUIREMENT your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-0101-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. 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. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: making initial contact with sexual assault victims; coordinating response service; performing sexual assault case management and maintaining ongoing contact with victims; collaborating response services with agencies and departments involved with sexual assault victims; referring cases to appropriate services such as medical services or psychotherapy; providing sexual assault and harassment education and training.
Have two (2) years of higher level graduate education leading to a Master's Degree or Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in Behavioral or Social Science; or related discipline. OR Have a combination of specialized experience described in A and graduate education described in B, where the total percentage equals 100%.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: (Insert correct link to OPM qualification standards or IOR such as http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp
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: TAG:Link to Questions Only.
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
- 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.
- This is a Drug Testing. Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.
- Must carry a US Naval Academy duty phone 24/7 on a standby basis and to manage victim response via phone or in person on a rotational schedule with other Victim Advocates and/or Sexual Assault Response Coordinators
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:
- PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
- CASE MANAGEMENT
- TRAINING AND EDUCATION
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.