Psychology Technician, GS-0181-07


Vacancy ID: 676475   Announcement Number: EUHJ12839939676475SR   USAJOBS Control Number: 318091000

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

Psychology Technician, GS-0181-07


2. Biographic Data

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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07

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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for this position is 001. Please note that you must select the specialty code before proceeding to the next question. 

 

Code is defined below:

 

 


001 Psychology Technician

21. Geographic Availability

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GM1300000 Bamberg

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment in the Federal Government or Status for referral consideration. Please respond yes or no to the following questions. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THESE QUESTIONS WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBILE RATING. NOTE: You must submit the required documentation to verify your eligibility as indicated below. Failure to provide the required documents will render you not eligible for consideration. See instructions under the "How to Apply" tab for submitting documentation.

A- Yes
B- No

1. Current Army Civilian Employee - I am a current Army employee with competitive status-includes Army employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment. (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"). NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis as part of your application package.

2. Appointment of Certain Military Spouses, E.O. 13473 - I am the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who has orders specifying a permanent change of station (PCS) -not for training; OR the spouse of a 100% disabled service member injured while on active duty; OR the un-remarried widow or widower of a service member who was killed while performing active duty. Eligibility for this appointment is limited to a maximum of 2 years from the date of the applicable documentation for the permanent change of station, 100% disability, or death. Please provide the date of your documentation in your Resume. Spouses eligible based on a PCS are limited to the geographic area as specified in the PCS orders. This includes the surrounding area which people reasonably can be expected to travel daily to and from work. Please provide the city, state or country of the new duty station of your sponsor's relocation in your Resume. Supporting documentation may include the following depending on eligibility type: The service member's PCS orders, including a statement authorizing the spouse to accompany the member to the permanent duty station, the specific location to which the member is assigned, reassigned, or transferred to, and the effective date of the PCS; verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage); verification of the member's 100% disability; and/or verification of the member's death while on active duty. NOTE: You MUST submit a copy of the appropriate documentation as described above as part of your application package.

3. Reinstatement - I am a former Federal service employee who attained career status on a permanent, competitive status appointment OR had obtained career-conditional status and am eligible for veteran's preference or am within three years of the date of separation. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis as part of your application package and veteran's preference documents, if applicable.

4. Military Spouse Preference for Overseas Employment- I am the spouse of an active duty military member (sponsor) of the US Armed Forces who accompanied my military sponsor on a permanent change of station (PCS) move. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a copy of PCS Orders, area clearance, or command sponsorship letter as part of your application package.

5. Family Member Preference for Overseas Employment- I am the spouse or unmarried child (including stepchildren, adopted children, and foster children) not more than 23 years of age residing with a US citizen civilian employee (sponsor), who accompanied my civilian sponsor on a permanent change of station (PCS) move. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a copy of your sponsors PCS Orders or a command sponsorship letter as part of your application package. If you are Family Member Preference eligible and are currently on LWOP, you must provide a copy of your LWOP SF50 with your application package.

6. Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)- I am a disabled veteran; or a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during a war declared by Congress, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; or a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces, participated in a military operation for which the Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or I have separated from active duty within the past 3 years; AND separated under honorable conditions. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, please submit copies of DD-214s and proof of any preference eligibility along with your application/resume package. Applicants eligible under the VRA appointing authority may be appointed to any grade level for which qualified up to GS-11 or equivalent.

7. 30% Disabled Veteran- I am a disabled veteran rated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as having a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more; or a disabled veteran who retired from active military service with a disability rating of 30 percent or more; AND my discharge was under conditions other than dishonorable. NOTE: If you respond "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your DD Form 214 documenting final military discharge, release or retirement (your DD Form 214 must reflect the dates of service, character of discharge, and time lost, if any) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Dept of Veterans Affairs (VA), or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that you have a service-connected disability of 30% or more along with your application/resume package.

8. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) - I am a current or former Federal employee displaced from a position in a Non-DoD Federal agency (e.g. IRS, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.) in the same local commuting area of this vacancy. I have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or the equivalent. Applicants eligible under ICTAP are provided priority selection for vacancies within the local commuting area for which they apply and if they are found to be well-qualified for this vacancy. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this statement, you MUST submit a copy of the appropriate documentation such as a reduction-in-force (RIF) separation notice, a SF-50 reflecting your RIF separation, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area. Also, you must submit documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record as part of your application package.

Thank you for your interest in a Training Instructor position with the Department of Army Medical Command.

We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire. (Note: Must submit college transcripts of proof of education.)

1. Select the one statement that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform Psychology Technician work at the GS-07 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 grade level in the Federal Service performing a variety of technical, administrative and clerical duties in support of a psychology service and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI) program such as: administering, scoring, and evaluating a variety of psychological and neuropsychological tests and techniques, and/or observing and noticing significant behavior modes of response in the test or interview situation. (Note: You must address your experience in your resume.)
B. I possess at least one year of graduate education. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
C. I have some specialized experience as described in A, but less than one year; and I have less than one year of graduate education as described in B. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 12. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.)
D. I have the experience as described in A AND the education described in B. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
E. My education or experience is not reflected in the above statements.

This position has requirements which must be met prior to employment, and conditions for continued employment. Your answers to the questions in this section will indicate your understanding of, or possession of, these requirements and conditions.

A- Yes
B- No

2. The position requires pre-employment drug testing. Are you willing to undergo through the pre-employment drug test if selected?

3. The position does not authorize travel allowances. Do you understand that travel allowances are not authorized?

For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your training and experience using the scale provided.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Evaluate and score psychological tests.

5. Administer neuropsychological techniques.

6. Interview patient to obtain data for diagnosis.

7. Complete mental status evaluation to determine validity of assessment.

8. Recommend a treatment plan for patient.

9. Secure test results in accordance with established guidelines.

10. Deliver psychological services in order to have an efficient outcome.

For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your training and experience using the scale provided.

11. Maintain records and reports.

12. Assist in evaluation of program's performance.

13. Collect statistical data from patient interviews.

14. Compile data for neuropsychologist reports.

15. Present statistical data to neuropsychologist for assessment.

16. Control testing environment so test scores are not compromised.

17. Determine types of cases and degree of complexity on respective clients/patients.

For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your training and experience using the scale provided.

18. Schedule appointments.

19. Screen calls to determine nature of call.

20. Record observable significant testing behaviors during the testing.

21. Discuss results with professional staff.

22. Control the testing environment to insure standardized conditions.

23. Secure the test results and patients records.

24. Assist in setting up, monitoring and administering the ANAM4 (Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics).

25. Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.
Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.