Job Title: Counseling Psychologist (Substance Abuse)Job Announcement Number: NCMD13389271947648EM
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: Army Installation Management Command
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/ Per Year
Friday, August 23, 2013 to
Thursday, September 05, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Schofield Barracks, HI United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Civilian employees serve a vital role in
supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily
available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army
integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form
a Total Army.
About the Position:
Selectees will be required to submit a complete
credentialing packet within 10 days of job offer. Instructions will be provided
by the local credentialing office.Army Substance Abuse Program is a mission
critical program making a difference in the lives of returning soldiers and
their family members. We need professionals to provide assessment and
counseling in the treatment of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
Together we can make a difference.Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 12.25% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.
Who May Apply:
- Moving expenses may be paid.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Counseling Psychologist (Substance Abuse), you will:Hold primary case management responsibility for
patients. Develop methods, approaches, or procedures to
meet program requirements and patient needs.Implement treatment plans to treat clients with
substance abuse issues by conducting patient assessment and evaluation using
psychosocial instruments.Provide individual, group, and family
psychotherapy.Conduct ongoing review of patient progress.Use data management tools to establish and
maintain case records.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Degree: Satisfactory completion of at least 2 full academic years of graduate
study directly related to professional work in counseling psychology, or
satisfactory completion in an accredited educational institution of all
the requirements for a master's degree directly related to counseling
Specialized Experience: One year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower level (GS-09) requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being filled. Candidates for this position must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they possess specialized experience which includes providing assessments, formulating and implementing treatment plans, and case management with alcohol and drug dependent clients.
OREducation Substitution for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of a
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or three full years of progressively
higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, that is directly
related to the work of the position.
ORCombination of Experience and Education: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or
education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of
creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the
percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then
divide your semester hours of graduate education in excess of 36 hours (total
semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage
must equal at least 100% to qualify.
License: A current, active, valid, and unrestricted license/certification
as a counseling/psychologist at the Masters level, or higher, from a U.S. State, District of
Columbia, Commonwealth, territory, or jurisdiction.
may be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills,
abilities) in the following areas:Ability
to identify and conduct assessments.Ability
to provide treatment and rehabilitation.Skill
in case management and documentation.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.
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- Substance Abuse Certificate Requirement: Applicants must possess a current, professional, unrestricted substance abuse certificate OR obtain a substance abuse certificate within twelve (12) months of appointment. Certificates must be acquired from a State or nationally accredited certifying body. Failure to acquire the certification may result in termination of Federal employment.
- If you are a male AND if you were born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Direct Deposit of pay is required.
year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Personnel Security Investigation required.
- This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 (Condition of employment for certain Civilian positions identified as Critical under the Department of Army Drug-Free Workplace Program) requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing.
- All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification Current Advanced Life Support of other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
- Selected applicant must provide documents for credentialing.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (questionnaire responses, resume, and supporting documents) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to determine initial eligibility. Your resume must contain clear, specific, and sufficient experience and/or education to evaluate your qualifications as they relate to this position. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Candidates must meet minimum qualifications as described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and/or Department of Defense (DoD) qualification standards, to include any applicable selective placement factors. Preference-eligible veterans will receive hiring priority over non-veterans when the candidates are essentially equally qualified.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.