Social Worker


Vacancy ID: 650911   Announcement Number: JK-12-SEO-650911   USAJOBS Control Number: 315060900

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The assessment part of the questionnaire includes questions about your eligibility, minimum qualifications, and KSAs (knowledges, skills and abilities) related to this position.

ELIGIBILITY:  The following section is used to determine your eligibility for this vacancy.

Area of Consideration - Please choose A (Yes) or B (No) in response to the following questions

1. I am a citizen of the United States.

A. Yes
B. No

2. I am proficient in spoken and written English. (To be appointed under authority of 38 U.S.C., chapter 73 or 74, to serve in a direct patient-care capacity in VHA, applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English.)

A. Yes
B. No

3. Senior social workers must be lincensed or certified by a state at the advanced practice level which include an ASWB advanced generalist or clinical examination, unless they are grandfathered by the state in which they are licensed to practice at the advanced practice level (LCSW) (except for licenses issued in California, which administers its own clinical examination for advanced practice). 

A. Yes, I have a license or certification at the Advanced Practice Level (LCSW) to independently practice social work in a state.
B. No, I do not possess a license or certification at the Advanced Practice Level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  This section includes questions about the qualifications for this vacancy.

4.

Senior Social Workers must have experience that demonstrates possession of advanced practice skills and judgment. At least two years should be in an area of specialized social work practice.

A. I have at least 2 years of specialized social work practice.
B. I do not have the specialized experience as described above.

5. Must possess a master's degree in social work (MSW) from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

A. Yes, I possess a master's degree in social work (MSW) from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
B. No, I do not possess a master's degree in social work (MSW) from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

VETERANS' PREFERENCE - Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were separated under honorable conditions may be eligible for veterans' preference.  For service after October 15, 1976, the veteran must have received a Campaign Badge, Expeditionary Medal, a service connected disability, or have served during the Gulf War between August 2, 1990 and January 2, 1992 or for more than 180 consecutive days, other than on the date prescribed by Presidential proclamation or by law as the last day of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  To claim veterans' preference, veterans should be ready to provide a copy of their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof.  Veterans with service connected disability and others claiming "10 point preference" will need to submit Form SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference.

6. Please choose the ONE statement below that applies to you.

A. I am eligible for tentative ("5-point") preference.
B. I am eligible for "10-point" preference as a 30% or more compensably disabled veteran.
C. I am eligible for "10-point" preference as a compensably disabled veteran (less than 30%).
D. I am eligible for widow or spouse preference.
E. I am not eligible for veterans' preference.