Job Title: Occupational Health NurseJob Announcement Number: NCMD147862191075097HM
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Medical Command
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/ Per Year
Friday, April 04, 2014 to
Thursday, April 17, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD View 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:
This position is located at the US Army Public Health Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) is Harford Countys largest employer with more than 16,000 civilian, military and contractor employees. Workers at APG are responsible for numerous technical achievements in military intelligence, medical research, engineering, and computer technology. APG contributes more than $400 million in payroll and $500 million in contracts annually. A $1 billion research and development resource, and a key player in the nations homeland defense and international counter-terrorism efforts, APG is an economic and technology resource for the region.
Management prefers candidates who possess a Certified Occupational Health Nurse-Specialist (COHN-S) credential.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
- Occasional Travel
- Up to 20% Business Travel required.
- This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.
DUTIES:Back to top
As an Occupational Health Nurse, you will:
- Provide consultation on Occupational Health nursing, program development, management, administration and evaluation.
- Perform program reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of Department of Army Occupational Health Programs.
- Conduct special studies to improve Occupational Health nursing services, health education, and wellness.
- Represent the Army in Department of Defense and other inter-agency meetings involving policy matters relating to Occupational Health.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
- Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
- Registration: Active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
- Experience Required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: providing consultation on occupational health program elements, and evaluating occupational health programs. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute 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
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
- Male applicants 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.
- One year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
- Personnel Security Investigation required.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. This requires that a personnel security investigation be adjudicated on a pre-appointment basis which may take up to 90 days or longer to process. The selectee may be allowed to start work prior to adjudication if management approved. If the security clearance is denied or revoked, the individual may be denied or removed from the position, accordingly.
- If selected, applicant may need to provide documents for credentialing.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.