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Job Title:Dental Officer (Dentist)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:AFPCMEDEH-922005-0680

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$96,539.00 to $245,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 to Monday, March 31, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GP-0680-12/14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Eglin AFB, FL View Map
MacDill AFB, FL View Map
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC View Map
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH View Map
Tinker AFB, OK View Map
More Locations  (2)

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

This is a Direct Hire Public Notice; under this recruitment procedure, each location/ installation, identified in this Public Notice will accept applications and make selections for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

 

These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority for Health Care Occupations, The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority to appoint certain Civilians to Health Care Occupations identified with shortages and/or critical needs; these positions  are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

 

IF APPLICABLE:  Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.  The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • Travel and relocation expenses will/will not/may be paid
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

DUTIES:

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·         Examines, diagnoses, and treats disease, abnormalities, injuries and dysfunctional disorders of the oral cavity and its associated structures, including problems of greater than normal difficulty. Examines patients and interprets radiographs and diagnostic tests to determine type and extent of dental diseases and disabilities or dysfunctions.

 

·         Follow dental service policies and programs. Maintains familiarity with Air Force and local policy on management of specific oral diseases and defects, forensic dentistry procedures and emergency procedures.

 

·         Participate in dental and hospital committee activities, as necessary.

 

·         Diagnose and perform root canal therapy on anterior and posterior teeth for both children and adults.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-12 Target GS-14).

 

 

 

 

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Basic Requirements:

Education: Degree in dental surgery (D.D.S.) or dental medicine (D.M.D.) from a school approved by the Council on Dental Education, American Dental Association (ADA); or other dental school, provided the education and knowledge acquired was substantially equivalent to that of graduates from an ADA-approved school.  Licensure: Applicants must be currently licensed to practice dentistry in a State, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

MEDICAL REQUIREMENT: Must be able to distinguish shades of color as a condition of employment.

LICENSURE: Applicants must be currently licensed to practice dentistry in a State, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

 

Additional Requirements for Grades GP-12 and Above:

Approved internship; approved residency-Training in a hospital dental internship or residency approved by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.

Graduate-level study--Either dental graduate study leading to an advanced degree such as Master of Science, or postgraduate (nondegree) dental school study involving a level of instruction comparable to that provided in a graduated degree program.

National certifying board--An examining board in a special area of dental practice recognized by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.

Board eligibility--Qualification for examination by a national certifying board as a result of having met the advanced training program requirements for a dental specialty.

 

Experience and/or training must be one of the following types:

Post-licensure professional experience in the general practice of dentistry.

Approved internship training.

Approved residency training.

Graduate-level study in an accredited dental school.

Post-licensure professional experience in a specialized area of practice.

Other advanced study or training (outside a dental school or hospital) creditable towards satisfaction of training program requirements for Board eligibility.  

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 

GP-12: Two years of professional dentistry experience and/or training; or superior academic ability defined as that demonstrated by an intern, who on the basis of an evaluation of all interns who have completed training in the same hospital or in the same kind of internship program over the past 5 years, would fall into the upper half of the group OR GP-13: Three years of professional dentistry experience and/or training equivalent to at least that of a Board eligible OR GP-14: One year of professional dentistry experience equivalent to at least the GP-13 grade level. For specialist positions, certification as a diplomat by a national certifying board for a specialized area of practice meets the requirements.  

OR

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/dental-officer-series-0680/

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 

1. Knowledge of dental science such as oral anatomy, oral physiology and histology, the principles and

   technique  of restorative dentistry and dental materials.

2. Knowledge of dental principles such as periodontics, endodontics, oral surgery and prosthodontics.

3. Knowledge of medical diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease as they relate to the care

   and treatment of oral cavity.

4. Skill and dexterity in manipulating a variety of instruments while performing specialized dental procedures.

5. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

 

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.


You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 - Position may be subject to random drug testing.

- Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

- Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.

- Employee must maintain current certifications.

- Position may require an appropriate security clearance.

 

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualification.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your complete application will be reviewed against the qualifications required for the position being filled.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

 

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. 

 

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.  Click here for more information.

Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

 

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, March 31, 2014

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 fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page.  This Vacancy ID is 922005.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

 

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:

1) Resume (must include beginning/ending month & year for each employment period)

2) Transcripts (must contain the university logo, can be a copy)

3) Registration/License, active, current registration as required by this Public Notice

 

4) Veterans’ Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10 point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

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TDD: 800 382-0893
Email: DO_NOT_SEND_EMAIL@US.AF.MIL
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WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After you submit your application, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. 

 

The length of time your application will remain active will vary based on the closing date of this Public Notice.

Additional Duty Location Info

Few vacancies in the following locations:
Eglin AFB, FL View Map
MacDill AFB, FL View Map
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC View Map
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH View Map
Tinker AFB, OK View Map
Fort Sam Houston, TX View Map
Lackland AFB, TX View Map

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Job Announcement Number:

AFPCMEDEH-922005-0680

Control Number:

351927300