$74,000 - $96,000 yearlyCalifornia National Guard Mountain View, CA, USA
Sep 16, 2018Full time
Responsibilities THIS IS A T5 EXCEPTED SERVICE, INDEFINITE POSITION The primary purpose of the PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST, GS-0101-11, is to to provide operational leadership consultation, direct client services, community capacity building, preventive, remedial, and support services aimed at improving and sustaining the psychological health of Air National Guard (ANG) military members and their families. As a part of the ANG Wing Director of Psychological Health (WDPH) Program, the incumbent of this position provides access to a full range of professional services for the populations served. The Air National Guard Psychological Health Program (ANG PHP) will provide consultation to operational leadership on psychological health issues and vertical integration of Military Service and Department of Defense (DOD)-wide psychological health initiatives and population-health monitoring. Clinical and administrative duties focus on outreach, education and prevention, needs-based and psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, short-term problem resolution, and provision of or referral to evidenced-based interventions. Responsibilities include providing: primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention programs, specialty training for ANG health care professionals and other personnel on issues related to the psychological health of Airmen and their families, and multi-level community organization, collaboration, and enhancement. The position resides within the infrastructure and support functions of the state National Guard; the incumbent is not subject to mobilization, nor is the work described part of the military mission; and the incumbent does not perform a key advisory or essential administrative role that is inherently military. In addition, the position must meet one of the following: It does not have a comparable military function; the position is required in full-time (civilian) role when the organization, or similar military position, is mobilized to perform continuing post-mobilization functions; or the position requires a skill or competency that necessitates technical expertise or professional qualifications that cannot be readily found in the military structure of the state military force. May make additional selections within 90 days of eligible(s) issuance. Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Qualifications PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST, GS-0101-11: Must have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-09 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. Specialized experience may have been demonstrated by: Encouraging and coaching unit leadership to actively promote psychological health and help-seeking as part of the wingman culture at the wing; Participating in relevant committee meetings in an effort to provide input and obtain information related to psychological health issues; Collecting, analyzes and reports installation psychological health data; Providing on-site and telephonic access to psychological health assessments and individual consultation; Accomplishing clinical intake interviews with clients, to include family history, biopsychosocial history, developmental and health histories, and presenting problems together with any relevant secondary information. Your resume must have complete information: Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position. Part-time or unpaid experience: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment. Qualifications must be met by the closing date: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by 09/21/2018 Education Degree: behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR Combination of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. OR Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.