Child and Families Program Specialist


Vacancy ID: 868644   Announcement Number: HHS-ACF-DE-13-868644   USAJOBS Control Number: 341800500

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 868644
1. Title of Job

Child and Families Program Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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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12

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

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

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001 Child and Family Program Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

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171670031 Chicago, IL
481730113 Dallas, TX

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Child and Family Program Analyst.

A. I have at least a bachelor's degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
B. I have a combination of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
C. I have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has 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 education and/or experience described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education and meets the Additional  Qualification Requirement for Child and Family Program Analyst, GS-101-12.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, reviewing and assisting in programs overseeing the care and custody of children; assisting in developing program policies/processes; participating in the case management of children; participating in workshops, meetings, and conferences; etc.
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. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. 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 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. Provide advice, consultation and technical assistance to social service organizations to ensure resolution of operational issues, program improvements, or recommend new approaches to strengthen and improve the delivery of child welfare services.

4. Provide consultation and assistance to State, local, and/or Tribal organizational in the implementation of child welfare programs.

5. Review and analyze annual reports, plans and amendments, applications, and data submissions related to the implementation of various programs associated with the care and custody of children.

6. Lead or participate in the review and monitoring of State and Tribal child welfare programs and delivery systems.

7. Respond to client/constituency inquiries on child and family services programs and/or initiatives.

8. Prepare materials for presentation to groups on child and family services issues/initiatives.

9. Represent the organization at conferences, meetings, and committees in the area of child and family services.

10. Prepare preliminary assessments and final reports following on-site program reviews.