Enter your Social Security Number. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.
The Vacancy Identification Number is: 791333
Please answer the following Employment Availability Questions by selecting either Yes or No.
Enter the lowest grade level (09-11) you will accept.
The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:
The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
WARNING STATEMENT: Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. You should be aware that your ratings ARE subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume, narratives and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of references as appropriate. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.
1. Are you submitting Form BIA-4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to claim Indian Preference? Note: You must include and upload your Form BIA-4432. As outlined in the vacancy announcement, this is the ONLY Indian Preference Verification Form that will be accepted.
2. Are you a veteran and submitting a DD-214, Certificate of Release or Honorable Discharge from Active Duty, to verify Veteran's Preference claimed? Note: You must include and upload your DD-214, if claiming 5 pt. or 10 pt. preference and Standard Form 15 including the required supporting documentation, if claiming 10 pt. preference.
3. Are you submitting your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, to verify you are a current status employee or a former employee with Reinstatement eligibility? Note: You must include and upload your latest SF-50 to verify transfer or reinstatement eligibility. To determine if you are eligible, please go to the following website: http://www.usajobs.gov/EI3.asp
The incumbent must possess and maintain a valid State Drivers License in order to fully perform the duties/functions of this position.
4. Do you possess a valid state Drivers License. If you answered "Yes" to question four, please submit a copy of your current Valid Drivers License with your application.
Question five determines if applicants meet the basic eligibility requirement for the GS-9/11, Social Worker position. You must answer this question. Failure to respond to this question will result in an ineligible rating. You must provide documentation supporting your response in you resume. You will be rated ineligible if your resume/application does not support the education/training/experience claimed.
5. This question will be used to determine if you possess the Basic Requirement needed to qualify for the position. From the description below choose the letter beside the statement that BEST describes your background relevant to this position. SELECT ONE LETTER ONLY. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS QUESTION WILL RESULT IN YOUR BEING RATED INELIGIBLE.
6. Carefully read the following responses. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for GS-9 Social Worker. Make sure your resume supports the response that you select.
7. Carefully read the following statement of experience AND education. From the descriptions below, select the statement that best describes your education and/or experience that satisfies the additional qualifications requirement for the GS-11 Social Worker position.
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.
8. Investigate child neglect, sexual abuse and phsyical abuse complaints through home visits and personal interviews to prepare concise assessment reports.
9. Develop services aimed at Child Welfare and Family Services on the reservation.
10. Conduct assessments on case plans for high rish families with substance and poly substance abuse problems.
11. Provide intervention and home based services to families at risk of child removal due to substanc/poly substance abuse.
12. Upheld Government and the Agency's safety protocols in regards to each assignment given.
13. Achieve permanency or reunification for meth-involved families due to the time needed to recover from intense meth usage.
14. Apply specialized Social Services program knowledge and skill to assist beneficiaries on the reservation.
15. Provide counseling services for clients concerning parenting, confinement, housing, unemployment, desertion and other family welfare situations.
16. Conduct collateral contacts with other human services agencies to assess available services.
17. Recommend the release of funds from IIM accounts for minors, guardians, foster parents, etc.
18. Conduct meth education and workshops in the schools and communities to recognize the signs of meth lab exposure in children.
19. Collect pertinent client information such as school records, medical or psychological examinations as necessary.
20. Determine client needs through investigation of personal situation concerning health, safety, housing, support and employment.
21. Prepare case reports through the use of information gathered from background information, interviews and home visits.
22. Collaborate with law enforcement by reporting suspected meth use and by jointly approaching families when meth use is known.
23. Maintain close working relationship with substance abuse, medical and mental health professionals to help support families.
24. Develop realistic plans with families, plans that can accommodate episodes of meth relapse.
25. Consult with the State, Tribal, Federal, County and private programs and resources.
26. Maintain case records and appropriate documentation.
27. Assist clients in the preparation of application forms.
28. Prepare concise assessment reports base on investigation and interview findings.
29. Prepare PowerPoint presentations orally to schools, other agencies and community members in regards to the effects of Meth on the reservation.
30. Assist in developing meth treatment resources in the community.
As previously explained, your ratings in the Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probationary period. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you; (a) understand this warning, (b) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy and (c) verify that your responses accurately described your current level of experience and capability.
31. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.
NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veterans or Indian preference documentation, assessment questions and answers, and SF 50s) is received and is accurate.