Supervisory Social Worker


Vacancy ID: 794331   Announcement Number: RMR-13-12, 794331   USAJOBS Control Number: 332059700

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 794331


1. Title of Job

Supervisory Social Worker


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

Please answer the following Employment Availability Questions by selecting either Yes or No.


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 (12-12) you will accept.


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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

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

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:


001 Merit Promotion - Social Worker

21. Geographic Availability

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:


300960085 Poplar, MT

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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.

A. Yes

B. No

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.

A. Yes.

B. No.

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

A. Yes.

B. No.

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 Drivers License. If you answered "Yes" to question four, please submit a copy of your current Valid Drivers License with your application.

A. Yes, I certify that I possess a valid Drivers License.

B. No, I do not possess a valid Drivers License.

Question five determines if applicants meet the Individual Occupation Requirement/Basic Requirement for the Social Work Series, 185. 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. From the descriptions below, select the letter corresponding to the statement that most clearly and accurately describes meeting the individual occupational requirement/basic requirement for the Social Work Series. Select only one letter.

A. Degree; in Social Work. Must fulfill all of the requirements for the Master's Degree in Social Work in a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. (MASTER'S DEGREE WITH PRACTICUM); Applicants who complete all of the requirements for a Master's Degree in Social Work that included a practicum are eligible for GS-9. (SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS)

B. I do not have a degree in Social Work, which does not qualify me for the Social Worker.

6. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for GS-12 Supervisory Social Worker. Make sure your resume supports your response that you select.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level. Specialized experience in providing family welfare services to address problems originating from broken homes, non-support, poor housing conditions, unemployment, desertion, marital discord, ill health,lack of training or experience in childcare, alcohol and drug abuse. Providing information and referral assistance to famillies and individuals in using federal, state, and local human services. Providing counseling to children, adults, and families to address problems that are preventing the development of healthy families.

B. I do not have the experience and/or education as described in any of the above statements.

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.

A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.(0 Points)

B- I have limited experience in performing this work behavior. I have had exposure to this work behavior but would require additional guidance, instruction or experience to perform it at a proficient level.(1 point)

C- I have experience performing this work behavior across routine or predictable situations with minimal supervision or guidance.(2 points)

D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.(3 points)

E- I am considered an expert in carrying out this work behavior. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this work behavior on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or supervisors to carry out this work behavior in unusually complex situations.(4 points)

7. Evaluate current program services to determine its efficiency and effectiveness in meeting social service standards and requirements.

8. Provide guidance and technical assistance regarding complex social, economic, recreational, health, and education and welfare situations.

9. Provide advice and guidance in the interpretation and application of social service statues, regulations, and policies.

10. Evaluate social service programs for compliance with tribal and federal laws and federal regulations.

11. Analyze program review findings to identify methods to improve service delivery to clients.

12. Train agency staff on social service regulations, policies and procedures.

13. Plan cooperative programs in conjunction with individuals and community organizations oriented self-improvement in the areas of social, economic, recreational, health, education and welfare.

14. Administer a social services program including: services to children, the elderly and families; general assistance; burial assistance; emergency assistance; and adult care assistance.

15. Conduct multi-faceted social service assessments, develop and maintain annual distribution plans for related services, and review and update them as necessary.

16. Provide services to strengthen family relationships.

17. Assess alcohol or substance abuse and mental health issues.

18. Provide assistance to develop self-sufficiency including money management.

19. Determine nature and scope of changes required for efficient accomplishment of current and projected goals and objectives associated with the administration of social service programs.

20. Manage active supervised Individual Indian Money (IIM) accounts serviced by the region.

21. Serve as the Awarding Official's Technical Representative and conduct reviews on contract and grant proposals and modifications to existing contracts and grants; and make recommendations for changes, approval, or disapproval of proposals and modifications.

22. Act as a consultant to management, tribal councils and courts on matters relating to social services.

23. Confer with individuals, tribes, schools, health agencies, courts, and other public and private agencies regarding case situations.

24. Maintain close working relationship with tribal, county, state, federal, public and private programs and resources.

25. Meet with Tribal councils and committees to explain requirements and/or changes in services or program.

26. Prepare and present findings and recommendations

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.

27. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

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.

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.