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Job opening: Victim Advocate (Sharp)

Salary: $62 574 - 81 345 per year
Published at: Jan 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is located at the US ARMY 1ST SPECIAL FORCES COMMAND 3D SPECIAL FORCES GROUP in Fort Liberty, North Carolina.


Serves as a Victim Advocate (SHARP) for Army Brigades, providing comprehensive assistance and liaison to victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Conducts assessments with clients to evaluate need and risks. Provides advocacy and educational services primarily to Army personnel, family members, DoD civilians OCONUS, and contractor personnel in a deployed environment outside the Brigade. Recognizes the need for professional intervention and refers to appropriate services. Accompanies victims and provides support in securing medical treatment, safe shelter, protective orders, court hearings, educational, transportation, financial services, and follow-up assistance. Provides support before, during, and after trials. Conducts interactive training workshops/seminars to victims, community agencies, and the organization.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • A secret clearance is required.
  • This is a drug testing position.
  • TDY may be up to 25%.
  • Requires off-duty hour support to include a 24-hour rotation for advocacy services to victims.
  • Must successfully complete 7-week SHARP training course and obtain DOD certification within 6-months of hire.
  • Individuals will be screened by the National Sex Offender Registry.
  • Individuals will be screened by the through the Crime Records Center and the Army Central Registry for a history of domestic violence, CID, local police, Army Military Human Resources, Army Inspector General, Army Substance Abuse Program.
  • Individuals will be screened through previous employer reference checks and as appropriate an official personnel folder check will be conducted.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Employee must pass a medical examination and receive required immunizations for the overseas/deployment locations.
  • This is a Emergency Essential position.
  • Appointment to this position is subject to a one-year probationary period.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473People with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirements: Degree: Behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR Combination of education and experience - that provided the application with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. OR Four 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. AND Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience in 1). Providing professional advocacy services to victims or survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment; 2). Experience in conducting assessments with clients to evaluate needs and risks; 3). Experience in recognizing the need for professional intervention and referring to appropriate services and maintaining partnerships in the community; AND 4). Experience in conducting training/seminars on sexual assault/sexual harassment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Customer ServiceEducation and TrainingInterpersonal SkillsOral CommunicationTeaches Others Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07).


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.


  • Address DN-APF-W0V2AA USA SF CMD AIBORNE DO NOT MAIL Fort Liberty, NC 28310 US
  • Name: Army Applicant Help Desk
  • Email: [email protected]


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