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Job opening: FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST (EFMP)

Salary: $72 553 - 94 317 per year
City: Shaw AFB
Published at: Apr 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is: Plans, updates, implements, and administers the installation family support portion of the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) in coordination with the EFMP-Family Support (EFMP-FS) Coordinator and EFMP Integrated Installation Support stakeholders with the Navigator serving as the lead for community outreach.

Duties

Provides on-site, direct customer service at the squadron level, via satellite or embedded Military and Family Readiness Center (M&FRC) offices; serves as the EFMP consultant for unit consultations Provides non-clinical case management; conducts family needs assessments to identify and evaluate their situational stressors and determines services for appropriate assistance; provides tailored guidance regarding accessing services that are not standard across the DAF due to the individual local and state regulations, laws, and compliance for the location where the installation is located; and provides general support in navigating the EFMP resource system. Provides individual and family consultation services to include developing services plans with tailored family goals and objectives as well as warm hand-offs to gaining locations and various agencies Serves as primary POC for unit/community education, training, awareness, and outreach activities Provides a basic level of support to other Military and Family Readiness Center (M&FRC) programs to support a higher level of service to EFMP families

Requirements

  • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • All federal employees are required to have direct deposit
  • Work occasionally requires travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft as well as travel in the local area by motor vehicle
  • May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours (evenings, weekends, and holidays)
  • Personal data to which the incumbent has access are controlled by the Privacy Act of 1974 and must be safeguarded appropriately
  • The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver’s license is required for the position

Qualifications

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. BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Degree: Behavioral or social science, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrate that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. OR Combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-9, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience include 1) Providing knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, and practices relating to one or more of the social or behavioral sciences in relation to work in a family support capacity with special needs families. 2) Applying knowledge of the practical aspects of social services delivery systems, including those administered by federal agencies and non-standardized community and state service providers in the local area, as well as the variety of practices, procedures, and methods utilized for accessing them. 3) Conducting interviews with and counseling families and individuals with a wide variety of special needs, some of whom have multiple needs, to establish the nature and extent of concerns and issues, receive and assimilate information, encourage enrollment, aid in developing goals and plans, and determine appropriate referral services and/or options. 4) Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships using tact and diplomacy in interactions with leadership, on-and off base service agencies, state and local governments, and civic leaders to identify available services and gaps in services for families with special needs in a military environment, advocate for the families, and partner to achieve objectives. 5) Assessing and measuring organizational trends, concerns, and needs; identifying gaps in available services; reporting on; and providing recommendations for the development and implementation of effective plans and tools to address issues. 6) Communicating effectively orally and in writing. OR EDUCATION: Applicants have successfully completed at least three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a major directly related to the position of Violence Prevention Integrator. This education was received from an accredited University, College, etc. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts with your application. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Applicants have a combination of specialized experience and education as described above. Therefore, they have a combination of experience and education to meet the qualifications of the position. This education was received from an accredited University, College, etc. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts with your application. 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-9 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 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: Knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, and practices relating to one or more of the social or behavioral sciences in relation to work in a family support capacity with special needs families Knowledge of the practical aspects of social services delivery systems, including those administered by federal agencies and nonstandardized community and state service providers in the local area, as well as the variety of practices, procedures, and methods utilized for accessing them Skill in conducting interviews with and counseling families and individuals with a wide variety of special needs, some of whom have multiple needs, to establish the nature and extent of concerns and issues, receive and assimilate information, encourage enrollment, provide assistance in developing goals and plans, and determine appropriate referral services and/or options Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships using tact and diplomacy in interactions with leadership, on-and off base service agencies, state and local governments, and civic leaders to identify available services and gaps in services for families with special needs in a military environment, advocate for the families, and partner to achieve objectives Ability to assess and measure organizational trends, concerns, and needs; identify gaps in available services; report on; and provide recommendations for the development and implementation of effective plans and tools to address issues Ability to 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.

Education

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 to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: 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.

********************ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICES MEMBERS********************

ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following:
  • Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member
  • Branch of Armed Forces
  • Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s)
  • Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty
  • Terminal leave start date (if applicable)
  • Expected character of service (honorable or general) and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement)
  • Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge
  • Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander
Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt

Contacts

  • Address Shaw AFB 504 Shaw Drive Shaw AFB, SC 29152 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]

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