THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE
Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.
Basic Requirements for all Public Health Program Specialist Series, 0685 positions require that you demonstrate specialized experience in each of the following five competencies:
1. Knowledge of organizational, operational, and programmatic concepts and practices applied by public, private, or nonprofit agencies and organizations engaged in public health or other health-related activities.
2. Knowledge of the methods, processes, and techniques used to develop and deliver public health or health-related programs in State and local settings.
3. Knowledge of a specialized public health program.
4. Knowledge of, and skill in, the application of administrative or analytical methods and techniques necessary for working within the framework of a public health or related organization and carrying out specific program functions.
5. Skill in oral and written communications, gathering and conveying information, making oral presentations, and preparing reports, correspondence, and other written materials.
In addition to the above competencies,
in order to qualify for this GS-15 position,your resume must clearly
demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility
to at least the GS-14 level in the federal service.
Examples of qualifying experience equal to the GS-14 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis:
Providing leadership in planning, directing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating programs that focus on perinatal, infant, and maternal health
services programs and initiatives; working with a range of national, state, and local advocacy and professional groups to develop strategies that address perinatal, infant, and maternal health
public health program issues; and, analyzing and overseeing the implementation of policies and regulations for public health programs focused on perinatal, infant, and maternal health.
refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Inspires, motivates & guides others toward goal accomplishment; coaches & mentors subordinates; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations; models high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, openness, & respect for the individual by applying these values to daily behaviors.
HEALTHY START AND PERINATAL HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGEMENT -
Plans, develops, coordinates and manages the structure and administration of Healthy Start and perinatal-related program services and organizations as well as the policies that impact health programs and reimbursement of health services.
PUBLIC HEALTH -
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of administering public health programs to provide advice and technical assistance on the improvement of public health activities, including analysis and evaluation for public health programs at Federal, State and Local government levels.
ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGIC SUPPORT -
Supports organizational goals and objectives in accordance with strategic and/or operations plans.
TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE
, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11084763
Current status candidates must provide an SF50 that allows HR to verify that they meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Please Note: An SF50 for the current year pay adjustment is NOT acceptable for verifying TIG (ex. 2021 general increases cannot be used to verify TIG).
To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, please provide any of the following SF-50s:
Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video... Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package.
- Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does not include 120 day temporary promotions)
- Regular Within Range Increase (WRI) or With In Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs).
- Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade.
- SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 04/30/2021