FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM MANAGER


Vacancy ID: 772759   Announcement Number: EUHM12130400772759   USAJOBS Control Number: 329555400

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 772759


1. Title of Job

FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM MANAGER


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

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level you will accept.


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11. Miscellaneous Information

Please indicate your highest grade held on a permanent basis and the dates that you held this highest grade.
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.
822 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
823 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
824 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
825 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
826 Job supervisor
827 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
828 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
829 School Placement/Career Office
830 Employment Office
831 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. 

  

 


001 FAMILY ADVOCACY 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:


GM5550000 Heidelberg

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

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

24. Personal Background Information

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

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") - OR - I am a current Army employee on a Veterans Recruitment Authority Appointment in the excepted service, eligible to compete for promotion opportunities (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"2") (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 along with your application/resume package).

2. DoD Transfer (Excluding Army) - I am currently employed as a permanent career or career-conditional DoD (e.g. Air Force, Navy, Marines, DLA, DFAS, or DoDEA) employee in the competitive service - (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1") OR - I am currently employed on a Veterans Recruitment Authority Appointment in the excepted, service eligible to compete for promotion opportunities (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"2"). (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 along with your application/resume package).

3. Non-DoD Transfer - I am currently employed as a permanent career or career-conditional Non-DoD (e.g., Dept of Labor, VA or Dept of Energy) employee in the competitive service (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1") - OR - I am currently employed on a Veterans Recruitment Authority Appointment in the excepted service, eligible to compete for promotion opportunities (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"2"). (NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-USA Staffing® Business Rules 29 13 July 2012 award SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package).

4. Appointment of Certain Military Spouses, E.O. 13473 - You are eligible for this hiring category if you are:

A) a spouse of a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who has orders specifying a permanent change of station (not for training); Eligibility for this appointment is limited to a maximum of 2 years, for active duty spouses from the date of the applicable documentation for the permanent change of station. Please provide the date of your documentation in your Resume. Spouses eligible based on a permanent change of duty station are limited to the geographic area as specified in the permanent change of station 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. You MUST submit with your application the following supporting documentation: 1) the service member's permanent change of station 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 permanent change of station orders, and the effective date of the permanent change of station; 2) verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage).

B) Spouse of a 100% disabled service member injured while on active duty. You MUST submit with your application the following supporting documentation: 1) the member of the armed forces was released or discharged from active duty due to a service-connected disability (DD214); 2) Documentation showing the member of the armed forces retired, or was released or discharged from active duty, with a disability rating of 100 percent; 3) verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage.

C) Un-remarried widow or widower of a service member who was killed while performing active duty. You MUST submit with your application the following supporting documentation: 1) Documentation showing the individual was released or discharged from active duty due to his or her death while on active duty (DD214); 2) Documentation verifying the member of the armed forces was killed while serving on active duty (DD1300 or Death Certificate); 3) verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage).
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.

5. 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 within three years of the date of separation. (Block 24 of the SF-50 must be a "1"for career tenure, or "2" for career conditional tenure; 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 along with your application/resume package. If this is not your separation SF-50, you must ALSO submit a copy of your separation SF-50.)

6. 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.

7. 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 PCS Orders, area clearance, or command sponsorship letter as part of your application package.

8. Excepted Service Family Member 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 member (sponsor) of the US Armed Forces or a US citizen civilian employee (sponsor) of a US Government Agency including NAF activities whose duty station is in a foreign area. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you must submit a copy of PCS Orders along with your application/resume package.

9. 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% or more or a disabled veteran who retired from active military service with a disability rating of 30% 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 1. the dates of service, 2. the character of discharge (e.g. Honorable, General, etc.), 3. the type of service (e.g. Active Duty, Active Duty for Training, etc.), 4. Retired Officer Rank (if applicable) and time lost (if any). Member 4 and Service 2 DD Form 214s must include all of the required elements to make a veteran preference determination. You must also submit the Standard Form 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference and the documentation required as indicated on that form.]

10. 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 along with your application/resume package.)

Thank you for your interest in completing the Occupational Questionnaire. Your responses to this questionnaire, in conjunction with the other portions of your completed application, will be evaluated in making preliminary screening decisions for this position. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. Particularly, your resume must support the response to the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire. Additional steps in the selections process are designed to verify your stated level of experience and capability.

1. This occupation has specific requirements that apply to all positions. Select the one statement below that best describes how you meet the individual occupational requirement for the position. If you select "A" to this question, you must submit transcripts with your application package (for application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable).

A. I have a bachelor degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position (social science, psychology, marriage, family and child counseling, counseling, public administration, public health). If you choose this response you must submit transcripts with your application package (for application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
B. I have a combination of education and experience that provided with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. If you choose this response you must submit transcripts with your application package (for application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
C. I have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that I have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
D. I do not possess the required education and/or experience described above.

2. 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 Family Advocacy Program Manager at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the (GS-11) grade level in the Federal Service performing professional application of the principles, methods and practices of the behavioral sciences (psychology, sociology, and counseling) to evaluate the needs for direct services, training, preventive education, causes of, and appropriate resolutions in the Family Advocacy Program arena.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item. If you are using the paper OPM Form 1203FX instead of not applying online, you must continue to record your responses in Section 25 to the following questions sequentially with the next question number on this form.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the 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 them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Disseminate guidance and professional standards to organizations to assist members in providing standard level of Family Advocacy Program service to the community.

4. Establish guidelines for community needs assessments to ensure accurate data collection.

5. Establish policy to ensure Family Advocacy Program services provided to customers are accurately addressing their needs.

6. Develop standard operating procedures to ensure Family Advocacy Program services are provided in accordance with governing laws, policies, and regulations.

7. Modify office procedures to enhance the effectiveness and quality of services provided to community members.

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.

8. Evaluate Family Advocacy Program effectiveness to ensure support provided to community is value added.

9. Administer social services education programs to provide training to installation community.

10. Evaluate community programs to identify components requiring modification to enhance quality of service.

11. Develop long range plans for support programs that service enduring community needs.

12. Research programs to ensure installation and civilian sector resources are not duplicated.

13. Evaluate effectiveness of programs based on participant response surveys.

14. Identify budgetary and manpower needs based on program and community needs research.

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.

15. Serve as program advisor to provide information regarding services to installation officials.

16. Disseminate updates on Family Advocacy programs to organizations at community events and conferences.

17. Consult with community members to discuss trends in social problems.

18. Collaborate with organizations to refer individuals with specific needs to the respective social service organizations.

19. Advise individuals seeking assistance as to courses of actions and services available.

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. Assign the work of personnel to efficiently accomplish the organization's mission.

21. Evaluate the performance of personnel to identify competency gaps.

22. Implement equal employment practices in support of established affirmative action plan.

23. Analyze workforce structure to ensure diversity in the workplace.

24. Identify training needs and obtain necessary training for subordinates to ensure a skilled workforce.

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.

Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this warning, 2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.
Failure to agree to this statement will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

25. I certify, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information in and submitted by me with my application for employment is true, complete, and made in good faith, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education (degrees, accomplishments, etc.). I understand that the information provided may be investigated. I understand that misrepresenting my experience or education, or providing false or fraudulent information in or with my application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that false or fraudulent statements may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001).

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 consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.