Job opening: PREVENTION COORDINATON SPECIALIST
Salary: $82 830 - 107 680 per year
Published at: Aug 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is: To serve as the Prevention Coordination Specialist at an Air Force/Space Force installation.
Leads management, implementation and delivery of research-based activities related to primary prevention of Interpersonal and Self-Directed Violence (ISDV) with the intent to stimulate change in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors in general and target populations.
Uses professional knowledge to lead installation prevention training team efforts to include all mandatory integrated prevention and resilience training as required by DoD, DAF, MAJCOM/Field Command and installation leadership.
Community Action Team member directly supporting execution of established initiatives and development of the installation Community Action Plan (CAP).
Develop and deliver effective primary prevention and resilience strategic communication and marketing that drives healthy and positive cultural norms leading to a resilient Total Force and families.
Accomplishes professional development and maintains technical proficiency.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- A bachelor's degree or higher in a behavioral, social science, or related discipline appropriate to this position is preferred. (*See OPM basic qualifications standards annotated under Classification Remarks.)
- Knowledge and experience within primary prevention is highly desired
- Must obtain, maintain and renew credentialing as required by a credentialing board identified by the DoD and specified in policy
- Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours
- The work requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance
- Position requires flexibility and adaptability to implement DAF?s frequent program and policy modifications, which are often quickly made in response to evolving environments, mission sets and risk/protective factors
- Given the sensitivity of the position, a criminal background check may need to be completed
- Incumbent must meet screening/suitability criteria listed in DoD and DAF guidance
- All federal employees are required to have direct deposit
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, Professional and Scientific Positions, + IOR for Social Science Series 0101
BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: A Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position; NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.
Combination of Education/Experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field; NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.
At least 4 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. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.
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: 1) Applying knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies as well as behavioral, social science and/or public health practices principles and theories relating to prevention and resilience. 2) Providing knowledge of a wide range of delivery systems relating to prevention and resilience and the multiple uses of such systems. 3) Using knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. 4) Providing in-depth knowledge of military culture, military family dynamics, and the unique challenges military families face. 5) Working well in a team approach and effectively lead and chair committees, working groups, and teams. 6) Communicating effectively, orally and in writing.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
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. Comprehensive and professional knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies as well as behavioral, social science and/or public health practices principles and theories relating to prevention and resilience.
2. Thorough knowledge of a wide range of delivery systems relating to prevention and resilience and the multiple uses of such systems.
3. In-depth knowledge of DAF culture, military family dynamics, related professional fields, and a thorough knowledge of the DAF community and the unique challenges that DAF families face; or equivalent knowledge.
4. Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
5. Ability to effectively lead and chair committees, working groups, and teams.
6. Ability to work well with others in a team approach and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
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.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY:
If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST
submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here
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Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
- Address Barksdale AFB
345 Davis Avenue W
Barksdale AFB, LA 71110
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]