GS-12: To be qualified at the GS-12 level, you must have ONE year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level.
Specialized Experience is defined as: developing and implementing prisoner reentry programs and crime prevention strategies by incorporating current academic principles and research relating to prisoner reentry and crime prevention; organizing special events and meetings with various organizations to stimulate participation in prisoner reentry and crime prevention program activities; performing program analysis and evaluation of prisoner reentry and crime prevention initiatives using research-based methodologies in the form of written reports, formal position papers or public presentations; providing advisory services in carrying out community relation activities; and disseminating information about prisoner reentry and crime prevention programs to various community service agencies.
Selective Placement Factor: A selective placement factor is determined to be essential for successful performance in this position. Those candidates who do not meet the following selective placement factor will be rated "not qualified" for the position.
Must have extensive experience in implementing and managing a prisoner reentry program,
have proven effective working relationships with community organizations and stakeholders of
the northern Georgia region and Atlanta metropolitan area, and be familiar with the crime trends
and problems of specific communities and neighborhoods, within the district. Applicants must
have at least one year of experience that involves one of the following:
A. Experience working with community organizations, advocacy groups, or local law
enforcement organizations which involved collection or analysis of crime data and neighborhood
demographics for communities in the northern Georgia region to provide awareness of crime
statistics and affected populations. OR
B. Experience which involved partnering with community organizations, advocacy groups, or
local law enforcement organizations to implement crime prevention and awareness programs in
the northern Georgia region.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The 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 the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility 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. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.
If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJs Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
You will be rated on the following Competencies:
Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern,
and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may
include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well
to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity,
race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.
Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact
and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish
organizational goals; causes change.
Technical Competence: Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive
on-the-job experience to perform ones job; works with, understands and evaluates technical
information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.
The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete. To preview the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link View Assessment Questions