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GUIDANCE COUNSELOR – Fort Irwin, California
Army Installation Management Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 39346Start Date: 01/25/2019End Date: 02/04/2019
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 Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Executive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule AReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and 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. This occupation has specific basic educational requirements which apply to all positions. Transcripts must be attached to your application package to receive consideration. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Education ManagementGuidance CounselingOral CommunicationWritten Communication Basic Requirements: *FOR GUIDANCE COUNSELOR positions, a college or university-sponsored practicum in counseling is also REQUIRED. Degree: that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the position to be filled in one or a combination of the areas described below. At least one course must have been from (1) or (2) below. For Tests and measurement: Study of the selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and uses of group and individual aptitude, proficiency, interest, and other tests. Adult education: Study of the adult as a learner, teaching-learning theories for adults, models and procedures for planning, designing, managing, and evaluating adult learning activities. Educational program administration: Study of the foundation and methods in organizing for adult and continuing education programs. Curriculum development or design: Study of the principles and techniques for development of curricula for adult or vocational education programs. Teaching methods: Study of teaching strategies and learning styles of the adult learner. Guidance and counseling: Study of the purposes and methods in counseling and guidance, the role of the counselor in various settings, approaches to counseling, and the uses of tests in the counseling situation. Career planning: Study of career development, learning activities, systems, approaches, program coordination, use of educational and community resources, and vocational counseling systems. Occupational information: Study of theories of occupational choice and vocational development and their application to the guidance process. Identification and utilization of various types of occupational information and resources. Transcripts must be attached to your application package to receive consideration.AND In addition to meeting the basic education requirements above, applicants must meet the required specialized experience requirements listed below:Specialized Experience required: To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience assessing individual’s current education and career goals; providing education counseling to meet education/career goals; conducting education briefings for groups or units; utilizing automated education software and providing administrative support for education services. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). 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).
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