Family Program Specialist
Department of the Army - Barrigada, GU

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Type of Appointment: This is a Career/Career-Conditional Appointment [This is a full-time, non-dual status (competitive) permanent position and does not require National Guard Membership].

This position in located in the Joint Force Headquarters (Guam), Manpower and Personnel Directorate (J-1), Supports Programs Division, Barrigada, Guam. The purpose of the position is to plan, develop, and direct the Family Program for National Guard and Reserve members and their families.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.

Reference Title 32 USC 709 & National Guard Technician Act for competitive

and excepted employees.

Only experience gained by closing date of this position will be considered

DUTIES:
Serves as the Joint Force Headquarters (Guam) advisor to the Adjutant General on family readiness, quality of life and other family program matters;

Serves as the policy advisor in the development/implementation of worklife services and activities;

Initiates, develops, prepares, and implements policy and guidance on assigned programs;

Identifies, plans and directs family readiness, mobilization, and deployment priorities based on mission requirements;

Oversees all budget aspects for the Family Program;

Develops, directs, manages, implements, coordinates, and evaluates the human service delivery system to ensure that family program elements and support services are provided.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
In order to qualify for Family Program Specialist, GS-301-12, you must meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: developing, directing, managing, implementing, or evaluating social or human service programs; developing policy and guidance on work/life services/programs; providing support/direct services using a variety of state or local resources and networks to provide family and/or work/life services; establishing and providing well-being and life skills education and training; etc.

CONDITION(S) OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses will NOT be paid.
2. A background security investigation is required.
3. Selectee must be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.
4. Travel may be required.
5. Compensatory Time will be given in lieu of Overtime.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Highly Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

1. Ability to manage, direct, and implement social or human service programs.
2. Ability to analyze and evaluate data.
3. Skill in oral communication.
4. Skill in written communication.

BENEFITS:
The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp or or http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

OTHER INFORMATION:
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from the Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).

Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal workers whose positions have been deemed "surplus" or no longer needed, or an employee who has been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must be rated "well-qualified". For information on how to apply and what documents to submit as an ICTAP eligible, see: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp

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