Case Management Specialist


Vacancy ID: 810640   Announcement Number: PH-DDD-13-810640   USAJOBS Control Number: 334335900

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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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

Select the Occupational Specialty Code that identifies how you would like to receive consideration for this position. Applicants requesting consideration as a merit promotion, Schedule A, or non-competitive eligible candidate must include the appropriate required supporting documents with their application package. 

 

The Specialty code(s) for this position are 001 and 002.  Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select multiple codes if desired.  Each code is defined below:

 

001 - Merit Promotion.  This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service) and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service.  You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. - SF-50, performance appraisal and/or veterans documentation).

 

002 - Non competitive and Special Hiring Authorities.  This includes applicants who are eligible for non competitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for position at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted position covered under an interchange agreement, and other eligible special hiring authorities (such as Peace Corps, Boren Fellows, etc.).  This also includes applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced this 810640.  For more information about special hiring authorities, visit:  http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp.  You must provide qualifying documentation for a non competitive or special hiring authority.


001 Case Management Specialist

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 interested and will accept employment.  The location code for this position is:


99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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 Case Management Specialist position with the Department of Justice.

We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment 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 that best describes the experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the Case Management Specialist work at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal service performing the following administrative duties: 1) Reviewing and coordinating Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests; 2) Preparing correspondence/reports impacting programs and activities; 3) Filing and distributing briefs and petitions to appropriate organization, AND 4) Conducting studies of an administrative program to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations.
B. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., if related.
C. I have some specialized experience as described in A, but less than one year; and I have more than two years but less than three years of education as described in B. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the second year by 36. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify).
D. My education and experience is not reflected in the above statement.

2. Select the one statement that best describes the experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the Case Management Specialist work at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service performing the following administrative duties: 1) Determining bases to assert an exemption to disclosure on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests; 2) Developing a reporting and recordkeeping system to track legal case progress through the court system; 3) Developing methods to maintain the case management system; AND 4) Analyzing documentation and record control procedures to recommend improvements.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statement.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. If you are using the Qualifications and Availability Form C to complete this assessment, darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the form. Please select only one letter for each item.

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 I have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored 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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Determine bases to assert an exemption to disclosure on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

4. Search records to make disclosure determinations.

5. Draft responses to FOIA requests ensuring compliance with FOIA regulations.

6. Develop a reporting and recordkeeping system to track legal case progress through the court system.

7. Oversee the maintenance of a reporting and recordkeeping system that tracks legal case progress through the court system.

8. Develop new method to maintain a legal case management system.

9. Generate ad hoc computer reports and tables to support legal information requests.

10. Identify and analyze information to resolve program operation effectiveness or efficiency.

11. Advise management on solutions for program operation effectiveness or efficiency.

12. Prepare reports in accordance with established policies.

13. Index and distribute briefs or petitions to government organizations.

14. Notify agencies of court actions.

15. File court docketed cases.

16. Analyze documentation to determine process efficiency.

17. Analyze record control procedures to determine program effectiveness.

18. Develop methods to automate budget or staffing reports and records.