About the Position: This is a TERM appointment not to exceed 3 years based on workload requirements and staffing authorizations, and may be extended up to 6 years. A term appointment does not confer eligibility to be promoted or reassigned to other positions, nor the ability to be non-competitively converted to a career-conditional appointment.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentive may be authorized.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience 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; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 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.
Minimum Qualification (Basic Requirement) for the 1701 Series:
Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position. (Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts with your application .)
Combination of education and experience which includes courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the four-year course of study described above. (Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts with your application.)
In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement above, applicants must meet the specialized experience requirement listed below.
Specialized Experience : at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service which includes designing and implementing health promotion programs; educating clients in the prevention and practical management of general risk factors; conducting and managing budget, fiscal monitoring and general administration of health related programs.
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.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: