Prevention Specialist

Department of the Air Force - Agency Wide | Pittsburgh, PA

Posted Date 1/01/2024
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This DHA encompasses a variety of job titles listed below:
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In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions

GS-09: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07 or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing limited duties relating to violence prevention and the multiple uses of systems and performing duties in behavioral, social science and/or public health practices.
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EDUCATION: 2 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree or LLB or JB that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS.

GS-11: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09 or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing delivery systems relating to violence prevention and the multiple uses of such systems; performing duties in behavioral, social science and/or public health practices, principles and theories relating to the prevention of violence; and training design, teaching and instructing individuals and groups.
OR
EDUCATION: 3 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or LLM that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS.

GS-12: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11 or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing delivery systems relating to violence prevention and the multiple uses of such systems; performing duties in behavioral, social science and/or public health practices, principles and theories relating to the prevention of violence; and training design, teaching and instructing individuals and groups.

GS-13: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12 or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes managing all aspects of a complex integrated prevention programs; leading duties in behavioral, social science and/or public health practices, principles and theories relating to the prevention of violence; and analyzing, planning, organizing, and directing work operations to meet program requirements and objectives with available resources; and mentoring, leading, and appraising the staff of an organization.

GS-14: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-13 or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes directing all aspects of a complex integrated prevention programs; directing complex duties in behavioral, social science and/or public health practices, principles and theories relating to the prevention of violence; and performing strategic planning, organizing, and directing work operations to meet program requirements and objectives with available resources; mentoring, directing, and appraising the staff of an organization.

GS-15: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-14 or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes directing all aspects of a complex integrated prevention programs; directing complex duties in behavioral, social science and/or public health practices, principles and theories relating to the prevention of violence; and performing strategic planning, organizing, and directing work operations to meet program requirements and objectives with available resources; mentoring, motivating, and appraising the staff of an organization.

For additional information on qualifications, please see, Miscellaneous Administration and Program Series 0301 (opm.gov)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of social services delivery systems and concepts, principles, and theories relating specifically to prevention of sexual assault, domestic violence, Suicide, harassment, substance abuse and other areas of interpersonal and self-directed violence and trauma.
2. Knowledge of laws, regulations, executive orders, issues, etc, relating to acts of interpersonal or intrapersonal violence.
3. Skill in assessing programs needs to accomplish goals and objectives, evaluate program status and recommend and/or implement solutions for improvements.
4. Skill in applying tact and diplomacy during difficult circumstances to advise and inform individuals and high-level officials on complicated, sensitive, and sometimes controversial issues. Skilled in developing strategies, policies, and plans of action based on very broad guidelines and limited precedents.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Salary49,028.00 - 152,771.00 Annual

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