Victim Assistance Program Manager, GS-0301-13/14


Vacancy ID: 693596   Announcement Number: OS-TR-12-MM693596 (MP)   USAJOBS Control Number: 320111900

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 693596
1. Title of Job

Victim Assistance Program Manager, GS-0301-13/14
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

Have you held a position in the competitive service with a full performance level of GS- 14 or higher; Are you eligible for non-competitive transfer or reinstatement? 

 

If so, you will need to submit an SF-50 verifying that your current/former grade or FPL was equivalent to the GS-14 or higher.


If this is a vacancy that awards Indian Preference (as stated in the vacancy announcement), please answer this question.

Are you eligible for Indian Preference?  If "Yes", you must fax your BIA-4432 Form before the closing date of the announcement (Wednesday, July 11, 2012) following the instructions in the vacancy announcement to receive preference.  No other form of Indian preference will be accepted.


8. Other Information

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

13
14

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

19. Job Preference

How do you wish to be considered for this position?

You will automatically be considered under Merit Promotion procedures (if applicable).  In addition, you may also be eligible for consideration under other recruitment options.  You may select more than one option of consideration, if applicable.   Please select the appropriate option(s).

Please thoroughly read through the vacancy announcement and the "How to Apply" tab of the announcement for further information regarding required documents for each type of consideration. 

If the required documentation is not received by the closing date of the announcement, you may be found ineligible for the position and will be removed from further review.   A resume is required for ALL consideration options.
001 MERIT PROMOTION - Only applicants with FEDERAL STATUS. This includes: current career or career-conditional employees, former Federal employees who achieved career status in the competitive service, or former Federal employees who served on a career-conditional appointment without achieving career status in the competitive service and were separated within the last three years. This includes VEOA eligible. Required documentation: SF-50 and/or DD-214, if applicable.
002 VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA) - Veterans with honorable discharge after serving three or more continuous years, or veteran’s preference eligibles. Veterans who were released shortly before completing a 3-year tour are considered to be eligible. This option does NOT apply if you already hold federal career status or are currently in a competitive service position. Required Documentation (as applicable): DD-214, SF-15, Letter from the VA.
003 30% OR MORE DISABLED VETERANS – A non-competitive appointment ONLY for veterans who have retired from active military service with a disability rating of 30% or more or who have been rated by the VA since 1991 or later as having a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. If selected, you will be appointed to a time-limited assignment for 60 days, which may be converted to a permanent career-conditional position at any time. (Applicable for all grades) Required documentation (if applicable): DD-214, SF-15, Letter from the VA.
004 OTHER NON-COMPETITIVE SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITY - Schedule A Authorities, Peace Corps, Postal Service, former Overseas Employees, etc. (Applicable for all grades) Required documentation (as applicable for the type of authority used): Documentation from a licensed medical professional, state or private vocational rehabilitation specialists, or any Government agency that issues or provides disability benefits; Proof of service with the Postal Service (PS Form 50), Peace Corps, Overseas Employment, etc.
005 VETERANS’ RECRUITMENT APPOINTMENT (VRA) – A non-competitive appointment for veterans who meet ANY of the following criteria: disabled veterans; veterans who served on active duty during a war declared by Congress, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; veterans who participated in a military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or veterans separated from active duty within the last 3 years. In addition to meeting the criteria above, eligible veterans must have been separated under honorable conditions (i.e., the individual must have received either an honorable or general discharge) (Applicable for grades 1 to 11 only) Required documentation (if applicable): DD-214, SF-15, Letter from the VA.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Victim Assistance Program Manager

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

Providing this information is completely voluntary and will not affect the processing of your application or consideration for employment. Prior to the review of your application materials, these demographics will be separated from your application along with any personal identifiers.

The collected information will help us to better understand the applicant pool for Federal jobs. The nature of the information received is confidential. This information will be maintained under conditions that ensure only summary data for all applicants are reported and that no individual applicant's data is provided to selecting officials. This information becomes part of a Privacy Act System of Records as identified in 5 CFR 552a, and any disclosure of this record or information contained in this record is in accordance with routine uses found in OPM/GOVT-7, Applicant Race, Sex, National Origin, and Disability Status Records.

The categories below provide descriptions of ethnicity, race and disability. Select the category(s) with which you identify yourself.

Category 01 and 02, "Ethnicity", check only one; category 03 through 07, "Race", check all that apply; category 08-10, "Disability Status" select one; category 12-20 "Targeted Disabilities", in the case of multiple impairments, choose the code which describes the impairment that would result in the most substantial limitation; category 11 applies to Schedule A appointment eligibility.


01 01 - Hispanic or Latino
02 02 - Not Hispanic or Latino
03 03 - White
04 04 - Black or African American
05 05 - Asian
06 06 - Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
07 07 - American Indian or Alaska Native
08 08 - No Disability
09 09 - I do not wish to Identify my Disability
10 10 - Disability
11 11 - I am on or eligible for a Schedule A appointment (See "How to Apply" in the Vacancy Announcement for eligibility details)
12 12 - Deafness
13 13 - Blindness
14 14 - Missing Limbs
15 15 - Partial Paralysis
16 16 - Total Paralysis
17 17 - Convulsive Disorder
18 18 - Mental Retardation
19 19 - Mental Illness
20 20 - Distortion of Limb or Spine

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

By submitting your application to this vacancy, please be aware that you are agreeing to the following statement regarding your application: I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information on and attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that I must not leave any questions "blank", or unanswered. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I understand that any information I give may be investigated. Please answer the following questions honestly and accurately. All answers must be reflected in your resume.

1. I understand that my resume must contain information sufficient to make a valid determination as to whether or not I meet the specialized experience requirements for each grade level(s) for which I am applying.  My work experience can be assumed to be FULL-TIME, unless I note otherwise.  If my work schedule is something OTHER THAN full-time, I have annotated the hours/week worked for that experience.  I understand that if the experience used to qualify me is part-time, and does NOT equal 52 weeks, I will be removed from consideration for employment.

A. Yes, I understand this statement and my resume complies with it.

2. Please choose the statement that best describes how you qualify for this position.

A. I have at least one FULL year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level that has equipped me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled Working with victims of crime; Developing and implementing program activities that promote compliance with federal victim-witness laws at the Federal, State, and Local law enforcement and tribal law enforcement, The Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance and other applicable federal victim-related laws and policies; identify the informational needs of victims and witnesses, develops and disseminates relevant information through appropriate media; Serve as the primary liaison to federal, state, local and tribal victim service organizations.
B. I have LESS than ONE YEAR of specialized experience as defined above.
C. My background does not match any of the choices listed above.

3. Please choose the statement that best describes how you qualify for this position.

A. I have at least one FULL year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience could include: Developing and implementing program activities that promote compliance with federal victim-witness laws at the Federal, State, and Local law enforcement and tribal law enforcement, The Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance and other applicable federal victim-related laws and policies; manage victim assistance program operations and activities, including development of new programs, budgets and statistical analysis; Assesses and evaluates the effectiveness of training policies, operations, and practices program-wide in regards to crime victims' rights and issues; Recommends appropriate changes to operations and policy to ensure adherence with applicable laws, policies and court decisions; Manages program and serves as the primary liaison to federal, state, local and tribal victim service organizations.
B. I have LESS than ONE YEAR of specialized experience as defined above.
C. My background does not match any of the choices listed above.


For the following tasks related to Theories and Practices of Victim Services, please choose the answer that best indicates your level of experience. Your answers will be compared to your resume for accuracy.

4. Comprehensive knowledge of theories, practices, procedures and methodology of a field of study directly related to the provision of victim services.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

5. Develops and implements programs that promote and evaluate compliance with victim-witness laws, and recommended appropriate changes to operations and policy to ensure adherence with applicable laws, policies and court decisions.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

6. Possess a broad range of knowledge in working with victims of crime, including but not limited to sexual assault, child abuse, human trafficking and domestic violence.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

For the following tasks related to Knowledge of Program Management, please choose the answer that best indicates your level of experience. Your answers may be compared to your resume for accuracy.

7. Program development, including concepts, objectives, and requirements of program goals and policies.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

8. Experience in program management, which includes independently planning, designing, and carrying out programs and projects.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

9. Generates statistical, quantitative reports, and an analysis of program activity.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

10. Writes policies and/or standard operating procedures.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

For the following tasks related to Knowledge of Program Management, please choose the answer that best indicates your level of experience. Your answers may be compared to your resume for accuracy.

11. Develops long-range budget plans, determined future budgetary requirements and administered funds in accordance with financial management guidelines.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

12. I have successfully written funding proposals.

A. Yes
B. No

13. Manages grants, inter-agency agreements and departmental/organizational budgets.

A. Yes
B. No


For the following tasks related to Knowledge of Program Management, please choose the answer that best indicates your level of experience. Your answers may be compared to your resume for accuracy.

14. Plans, directs, implements, coordinates, and evaluates the functions of a training program to address training for law enforcement and victim specialists regarding victims of crime and crime victim rights.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

15. Conducts workshops, seminars and other meetings with victim-witness subject-matter specialists, federal, tribal, state and local officials, and others.

A. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this talk, 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 my supervisor.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed this task independently with little or no supervision.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised others who have performed this task.

16. Manage, allocate, and schedule resources needed to accomplish organizational goals in a complex environment.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing 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 have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

17. Coordinates multiple priorities in a complex, high stress environment.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing 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 have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.