PUBLIC HEALTH ASSISTANT (OA)


Vacancy ID: 752264   Announcement Number: NEAG12079088752264D   USAJOBS Control Number: 327253800

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 752264


1. Title of Job

PUBLIC HEALTH ASSISTANT (OA)


2. Biographic Data

All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.


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

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level you will accept.


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11. Miscellaneous Information

How did you find out about this position?  Your response will help us to focus future recruitment efforts to areas which work well to reach talented applicants. 
802 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
803 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
804 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
805 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
806 Job supervisor
807 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
808 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
809 School Placement/Career Office
810 Employment Office
811 Advertisement (please identify advertisement source in the box below)

Please use the box below to provide any additional information, or to identify where or from whom you first heard about the vacancy if your source is not listed above. 
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

These dates are required if you have claimed Veterans' Preference unless you have claimed derived Preference (i.e., widows, spouse, etc.)
Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)


16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select the occupational specialty code. The specialty code 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 PUBLIC HEALTH ASSISTANT (OA)

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:


240015025 Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).

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.


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in the Public Health Assistant (OA) position with Department of the Army. We will evaluate your resume and your response to this Occupational 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.

1. Select the one statement below that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Public Health Assistant (OA) at the GS-06 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service which includes work that involves 1) Maintaining files, 2) Producing written material, and 3) Coordinating travel arrangements.
B. I do not possess any of the experience and/or education described above.

2. This position requires a qualified typist; please indicate your typing speed by selecting appropriate response below. Your typing speed must also be shown on your resume.

A. I type at least 40 words per minute based on a five minute sample with three of fewer errors.
B. I type less than 40 words per minute based on a five minute sample.

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.

3. This position requires a background check. I am willing to undergo a background check, as required.

A. Yes
B. No

4. This position requires travel to other duty locations approximately 20 percent of the time. I am willing to travel as required.

A. Yes
B. No

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity.
B- I have limited experience in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
C- I have a fair amount of experience and a fair amount of demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
D- I have considerable experience and considerable demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
E- I have extensive experience and extensive demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert; I am able to train or assist others; and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.

5. Use Microsoft Word or similar word processing software to prepare documents.

6. Use Microsoft Excel or similar software to develop spreadsheets.

7. Coordinate travel arrangements for organizational staff.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization and date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

8. Assist with program evaluations or field investigations in support of managers and scientists.

9. Coordinate program evaluations or field investigations with organization personnel.

10. Perform basic statistical analysis using statistical software, such as frequencies, means and standard deviations.

11. Perform scanning and verifying of data using automated software.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization and date0. If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

12. Maintain/organize journal articles in accordance with established filing system.

13. Conduct systematic literature reviews on health related topics.

14. Locate articles for systematic reviews using Pub Med, OVID, EBSCO or other search engines.

15. Execute automated data entry of collected data from investigations.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization and date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

16. Prepare technical reports/publications for information dissemination.

17. Communicate in writing results of program evaluations or field investigation observations.

18. Produce Power Point slides for surveillance or program evaluation data.

19. Maintain electronic database to track Public Health, scientific documents.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date).  If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

20. Your response 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 ensure their accuracy. Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.