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Job Title:  Social Services Aid and Assistant
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Job Announcement Number:  AFPCMEDEH-918494-0186

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$31,315.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 to Monday, March 31, 2014
Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types
Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Eielson AFB, AK View Map
Elmendorf AFB, AK View Map
Fort Richardson, AK View Map
Maxwell AFB, AL View Map
Little Rock, AR View Map
More Locations  (57)
United States Citizens


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.


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  • 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


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- The primary purpose of this position is: To conduct interviews with Family Advocacy Program (PAP) clients, administer assessment questionnaires, provide training to individuals at risk for family maltreatment, and assist other staff members in the research and evaluation of the Family Advocacy Program (PAP),Conducts screening interviews with Family Advocacy Program (PAP) clients.

- Explains FAP program services, requirements, policies and procedures; and obtains pertinent biopsychosocial history and other case information to be incorporated in the file as background for planning indicated services. Documents interviews, and evaluates the relevance of information collected to the problem described by the client.

- Develops initial tentative conclusions as to appropriate referral sources or recommended treatment to the PAP staff; prepares case folders, and incorporates notes and appropriate forms in the folders. On a pre-approved basis, provides basic counseling services to clients.

- Provides information on available on and off-base resources and services available, such as those provided by the Family Support Center and community agencies.

- Administers assessment data collection instruments such as Child Abuse Potential Inventory, Family Environment Scale, Index of Marital Satisfaction, and others as required to individuals referred to the PAP.

- Processes and scores assessment questionnaires initially and on a follow-up basis as specified by the research program. Enters client data and related information into the child and spouse abuse database.

- Participates with the FAP staff in the development and implementation of outreach/prevention, resource and referral, and treatment programs fur individuals, families, and groups needing assistance with family problems and issues. Participates in the development of action plans for the Family Advocacy Outreach Prevention Team.

- Markets a wide range of secondary prevention programs to first sergeants, commanders, and other base officials Plans support activities for groups, such as spouses of deployed military members.

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-05 Target GS-09).




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1 Year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in which you are applying, that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the next lower grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of creditable specialized experience include: Group leader in community or residential recreation or training programs. Counselor in a youth summer camp, Instructor in a training program for the development of job skills, Work that demonstrated the ability to be responsible for and to lead and train members of a job crew, Group activities leader in the Armed Services, Unit leader-monitor-proctor for a dormitory group in a boarding school or other residential facility, Aid or assistant to professional or specialist staff in such fields as personnel (private or government), employment guidance in a vocational or academic institution, social service, or manpower development., Aid or assistant to professional or associate staff engaged in work of a social services nature in private, public welfare, government program, or community organizations, or in voluntary activities, Aid or assistant to professional or specialist staff working with individuals who are addicted to or abuse alcohol and/or drugs.


For GS-5: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that (a) included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of subjects directly related to the work of the position; (b) included a major in social behavior, human behavior, or health care or; (c) was supplemented by specialized experience as described above for GS-4.

Graduate education or an internship meets the specialized experience required above GS-5 only in those instances where it is directly related to the work of the position.

For GS-07 One full year of graduate education

For GS-09 Two full years of graduate education or a master's degee


Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:


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 Family Advocacy and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Programs.

2. Knowledge of word processing automation software function to support office operations.

3. Knowledge and skill in developing an education curriculum with learning objectives and outcomes.

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.



·        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.


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


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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.


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.


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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 918494.  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.


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


3) 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).


Phone: 8005250102
TDD: 800-382-0893
Agency Information:
follow the instructions on the notice


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:
Eielson AFB, AK View Map
Elmendorf AFB, AK View Map
Fort Richardson, AK View Map
Maxwell AFB, AL View Map
Little Rock, AR View Map
Davis Monthan AFB, AZ View Map
Luke AFB, AZ View Map
Beale AFB, CA View Map
Edwards AFB, CA View Map
Travis AFB, CA View Map
Vandenberg AFB, CA View Map
Air Force Academy, CO View Map
Peterson AFB, CO View Map
Bolling AFB, DC View Map
Dover, DE View Map
Eglin AFB, FL View Map
Hurlburt Field, FL View Map
MacDill AFB, FL View Map
Patrick AFB, FL View Map
Tyndall AFB, FL View Map
Moody AFB, GA View Map
Robins AFB, GA View Map
Andersen Air Base, GU View Map
Hickam AFB, HI View Map
Mountain Home AFB, ID View Map
Scott AFB, IL View Map
McConnell AFB, KS View Map
Barksdale AFB, LA View Map
Hanscom AFB, MA View Map
Andrews AFB, MD View Map
Fort Meade, MD View Map
Whiteman AFB, MO View Map
Columbus AFB, MS View Map
Keesler AFB, MS View Map
Malmstrom AFB, MT View Map
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC View Map
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