Public Health Nutritionist (DE)


Vacancy ID: 1611062   Announcement Number: IHS-16-NJ-1611062-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 429619400

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1611062

Announcement Number: IHS-16-NJ-1611062-DE


1. Title of Job

Public Health Nutritionist (DE)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

8. Other Information

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

9. Languages

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

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 09.


09
11

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

19. Job Preference

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

20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Public Health Nutritionist

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


040083001 Chinle, AZ
040381017 Pinon, AZ
040521001 Tsaile, AZ
350215031 Crownpoint, NM
350340031 Gallup, NM
350745045 Shiprock, NM

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you a United States Citizen or National, who is at least 16 years old?

A. Yes
B. No

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment under the Delegated Examining or Direct Hire Authority in the Indian Health Service. Please respond "Yes" or "No" to the following statements. Do not leave any section blank.

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment under the Delegated Examining or Direct Hire Authority in the Indian Health Service. Please respond "Yes" or "No" to the following statements. Do not leave any section blank.  NOTE:  You must submit the required documentation to verify eligibility as indicated below.  Failure to provide documents will render you not eligible for the consideration.  See instructions undert the "How to Apply" tab for submitting documentation.

A- Yes.
B- No.

2. Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification? (You must submit a properly completed and signed copy of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Form BIA-4432, "Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service," for employees claiming Indian preference.)

3. Are you an Indian Health Service scholarship recipient who has completed the necessary requirements for an approved health profession degree in accordance with your academic institution and under the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA)? (You will receive highest priority placement consideration for available vacancies within the IHS).

4. Are you a former competitive service employee who was separated by a Reduction in Force (RIF) to be considered eligible as a Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or an Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP) applicant or placed on the agencies Reemployment Priority List (RPL) based on a RIF or separated because of work related injuries? (You must submit the appropriate supporting documentation).

Thank you for your interest in this Public Health Nutritionist position with the Indian Health Service.
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.
SECTION I. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND FACTORS.

1. In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the Basic Requirements for a nutritionist position. Select the response that most closely and accurately describes your background which demonstrates how you meet the education requirements. Select only one response and do not leave blank.

A. I have successfully completed a degree in dietetics, food, nutrition, food service management, institution management, or related science such as home economics.
B. I do not have the education and/or experience as described in the above statements.

2. GS-09 From the descriptions below, select the response that best describes your experience which demonstrates your ability to perform the work of this position at the GS-09 level. Select only one response and do not leave blank.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I have 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or master’s or equivalent graduate degree.
C. I have a combination of graduate education and specialized experience described above that when combined meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
D. I do not meet the experience or training as described above.

3. GS-11 From the descriptions below, select the response that best describes your experience which demonstrates your ability to perform the work of this position at the GS-11.

A. I have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
B. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
C. I have a combination of graduate education and specialized experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
D. I do not meet the experience or training as described above.

4. I possess and maintain current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

A. Yes, I meet the above requirement.
B. No, I do not meet the above requirement.

For each task below, select the appropriate response that best reflects your experience level.  Please select only one response.  Your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your response.

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.

5. Conducts nutritional assessments.

6. Develops and modifies nutrition education materials.

Select the one response that best describes your experience providing in-service employee training on the following topics. Your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your response.

A- Yes
B- No

7. I have provided in-service employee training on menus and meal service.

8. I have provided in-service employee training on sanitation and safety.

9. I have provided in-service employee training on cooking classes.

10. I have provided in-service employee training on work ethics.

11. I have provided in-service employee training on staff orientation.

12. I have provided in-service employee training on special diets.

13. I have provided in-service employee training on Food Guide Pyramid.

14. Which of the following best describes your experience performing compliance reviews for nutrition assistance, social service, public health or other related programs?

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 have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from my supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

15. Which of the following best describes your experience making recommendations for new procedures or corrective action as a result of nutrition program review or analysis activity?

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 have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from my supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
E. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

For each task below, select the appropriate response that best reflects your experience level.  Please select only one response.  Your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your response.

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.

16. Provide technical and managerial advice on a variety of nutrition related issues.

17. Instruct individual patients on specific therapeutic diets.

18. Work with people from different cultural orientation to improve the delivery of nutritional services.

19. I have experience in providing nutrition education to individuals in varying cultural backgrounds.

A. Yes
B. No

Select the response(s) that best describes your experience working with the following organizations as a regular part of your job. Your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your response.

A- Yes
B- No

20. I have experience working with the Food and Safety Inspection Service.

21. I have experience working with the State Food Service.

22. I have experience working with the Joint Commission (JC).

23. I have experience working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).

For each task below, select the appropriate response that best reflects your experience level.  Please select only one response.  Your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your response.

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.

24. Provide nutritional counseling.

25. Negotiate and persuade individuals to accept findings related to nutrition assessments.

26. Promote and manage breastfeeding.

27. I have experience with Diabetes Education and Prevention.

A. Yes
B. No

Based on your selections above, in regards to the previous question, please identify where in your resume you obtained education, training and/or experience.

Select the response(s) that best describes your experience performing the following functions in support of national nutrition-health initiatives. Your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your response.

A- Yes
B- No

28. I have implemented policies related to nutrition and health in support of national nutrition-health initiatives

29. I have implemented health objectives in support of national nutrition-health initiatives

30. I have developed and implemented dietary guidance policy in support of national nutrition-health initiatives

31. I have presented technical information related to nutrition or public health-related issues.

A. Yes
B. No

For each task below, select the appropriate response that best reflects your experience level.  Please select only one response.  Your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your response.

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.

32. Gives oral presentations on nutrition information.

33. Communicate with other allied health professionals in the provision of nutritional services.

34. Communicate with people from different cultural orientation to improve the delivery of health care services.

35. I have provided verbal feedback or responses to technical questions, related to nutrition, from staff and/or other outside individuals or organizations.

A. Yes
B. No


SECTION II. CERTIFICATION OF INFORMATION ACCURACY

As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

Certification of Information Accuracy
If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

36. 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 this 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. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.