ORTHOTIST (FITTER)


Vacancy ID: 872025   Announcement Number: T38-13-VCB-085-ARF-872025   USAJOBS Control Number: 341361200

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

872025
1. Title of Job

ORTHOTIST (FITTER)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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

7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

05
07
09
11

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

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 ORTHOTIST/PROSTHETIST

21. Geographic Availability

481550355 Corpus Christi, TX

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please choose the answers below that best describe your employment and experience. Note: "Target grade" is the highest grade included in this announcement.

1. If you are a permanent employee of the facility in which this vacancy is offered, choose one of the statements below. Otherwise, choose D.

A. I have not held the target grade of this vacancy, or a grade higher than the target grade, on a permanent basis.
B. I hold the target grade, or a higher grade than the target grade, on a permanent basis.
C. I held the target grade of this vacancy, or a grade higher than the target grade, on a permanent basis, but I am currently in a lower grade.
D. I am not a permanent employee of the facility where this vacancy is offered.

2. VERIFICATION STATEMENT: Your rating is subject to verification based on the résumé, narratives and 9other relevant documents you submit, and through verification of references as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. In addition, falsifying information on your application can result in your being barred from federal employment. Please choose A to certify that your answers are accurate and complete.

A. I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.
B. I do not wish to certify. I understand that I will not be considered for this position.

Select the appropriate answer to each of the following questions based on your current level of education and/or experience that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of this position. When answering the questionnaire, remember that your experience and education are subject to verification by investigation. You may be asked to provide specific examples or documentation of experience or education as proof to support your answers, or you may be required to verify a response by a practical demonstration of your claimed ability to perform a task.

The following question pertains to your citizenship. You must be a citizen of the United States.

1. Are you a US Citizen?

A. Yes
B. No

In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. You must be proficient in basic written and spoken English in order to perform the duties of this position.

2. Are you proficient in basic written and spoken English?

A. Yes
B. No

The following question pertains to your education and experience level.

3. Select the ONE statement below that best describes your education and/or experience level to meet the basic requirements for this position. Refer to the "Qualifications" and "Duties" sections of this vacancy announcement for qualification requirements.

A. A full four year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's degree.
B. Three years of experience as an orthotist/prosthetist or related field.
C. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a major field of study related to orthotics and/or prosthetics.
D. One full year of graduate level coursework (18 semester hours) in orthotics and/or prosthetics or related field.
E. One year of basic experience as an orthotist/prosthetist equivalent to the next lower level grade level (GS-7).
F. Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education or masters' or equivalent graduate degree in orthotics and/or prosthetics.
G. One year of experience as an orthotist/prosthetist equivalent to the equnext lower grade level.
H. Three full years of progressively higher level graduate education or a Ph. D or equivalent doctoral degree in orthotic and/or prosthetics.
I. I do not posses any of the above.

The following statements pertain to your knowledge of the practices related to your knowledge, skills and ability. For the following item(s), choose the ONE statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge, skill and ability. All A, B, and C answers MUST be supported with examples, explanations or additional information in the space provided, on your resume, or included on other application materials. If you are applying using OPM Form 1203-FX, you may submit your narrative responses on a separate sheet of paper. Failure to provide adequate information may result in your final rating being reduced. 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.

4. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, physics, and etiology of diseases.

5. Knowledge of psychology and age related competency.

6. Knowledge of materials science including materials such as plastics, composites, metals, and leather commonly used in fabrications.

7. Ability to use hand and power tools in the fabrication of devices.

8. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Certification of Understanding - Select the appropriate answer to the statement below. Failure to provide an answer will result in your not being considered for this position.

9. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in the application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5. C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated and that responding "No" or providing no response to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I understand the information provided above and certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith.
B. No, I do not certify this information and do not wish to be considered for this position.