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.
POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: This position has a Positive Education Requirement. In order to verify that you meet the positive education qualifications for this position, you must submit a complete copy of your doctoral transcript(s). Failure to submit this information will result in an ineligible rating . You must submit your doctoral transcript(s) through the "Application Manger" or by fax. These are the only methods in which transcripts can be submitted. Failure to provide this information will result in an ineligible rating. (Instructions can be found under the "How to Apply" section.)
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the following basic requirements:
1. Completion of all of the requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D, Psy.D, or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology. You must submit a copy of your college transcript. Your resume will not be considered if you fail to provide.
2. Completion of a one year psychology clinical internship training program. Make sure your resume reflects the location, duration (beginning and ending dates including month and year), and specialty of the completed internship. If your resume does not reflect you possess this internship experience, your resume will not be considered.
3. Must hold an active, current, unrestricted license as a Psychologist by the recognized licensing agency of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the US Virgin Islands. Please make sure your resume list the type of licensure you possess and from where it was obtained and most recent date it was awarded. If your resume does not reflect you possess, your resume will not be considered .
In addition to the above basic requirements, applicants must possess the following specialized experience. Applicant must have one or more years of progressively related experience. Examples of experience includes experience as a licensed Clinical Psychologist providing screenings, psychological evaluations and clinical treatment of children (birth to 21 years of age) with developmental disorders that negatively impact a child's ability to benefit from their educational program.
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.
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.
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.
A criminal history background check through local and state police agencies is required.
A pre-employment physical is required.
Licensure, Certification or Registration is required.
SPECIAL POSITION CONSIDERATIONS:
Operation of a motor vehicle is required.
Extended long distance and local travel to priovide itinerant services as needed is required.The tour length for this overseas location is 2 years. Extension (s) up to a maximum of 5 years is possible, however, extensions are not guaranteed and no promise of an extension is implied.
Return rights within Navy are mandatory.
Overseas positions are subject to the Department of Defense Rotation Policy. Upon selection for this position, the DoD policy will be provided.
Non-Cost living quarters OR Tax free-living quarters allowance (LQA) IF ELIGIBLE is provided for the annual cost of suitable, adequate housing for the employee and his/her family. The LQA is payable to ELIGIBLE civilian employees when government owned or rented quarters are not provided without charge at the employee's permanent duty station in a foreign area.
Salary advance of 3 months authorized. Advances may be made during the period of 3 weeks before the estimated departure date to a foreign duty station or up to 2 months after arrival. Repayment must be made by payroll deductions of up to 26 subsequent pay periods or by lump-sum payment.
Home leave is accrued at the rate of 5 days per year for ELIGIBLE employees. Home leave may only be granted after completion of 24 months continuous service abroad. Carryover of 360 hours of annual leave is authorized.
Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) is authorized if eligible - This covers most of the costs of housing, heat, electricity, trash, water, and sewer service. The Department of State Standardized Regulations (DSSR) maximum allowable rates depend on the location of the duty assignment, the grade of the employee, and how many dependents are living with the employee. LQA is a reimbursement, based on actual expenses. More info can be found here: http://aoprals.state.gov/Web920/lqa_all.asp?MenuHide=1
Post Allowance is authorized - This is paid to compensate in part for the higher price of many goods and services in overseas areas. It's based on the employee's salary, work schedule, number of dependents, and the employee's duty station location. Changes in exchange rates also raise or lower the post allowance since exchange rates affect the cost of goods and services bought on the economy. Post allowance is not taxable. Allowances listed by location is here:
If this position is filled by a military spouse residing in the commuting area, the military spouse will be given a time-limited appointment.
Concurrent transportation of dependents is authorized.
Non-temporary storage (NTS) is authorized. NTS at government expense may be authorized for a period not to exceed the length of the tour of duty in the overseas area.
Shipment of household goods (HHG) to the overseas area is authorized. (NTS and HHGs shipment combined cannot exceed 18,000 pounds)
Real Estate expenses are not authorized.
An overseas sponsor will be appointed at the time of selection to provide more specific information.
Recruitment, Retention, and Relocation maybe authorized.
Living and Working conditions at Okinawa Japan: http://www.cnic.navy.mil/navycni/groups/public/@cnrj/documents/document/SOL_Latest.pdf.
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:
- Technical Competency
- Treatment Planning
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.