The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Social Services Assistant (Security Assistant) in La Crosse, Wisconsin Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Social Services Assistant (Security Assistant) – La Crosse, Wisconsin
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 106569Start Date: 06/06/2019End Date: 06/26/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/26/2019. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Basic Requirements:
Specialized Experience Includes:
-Group leader in community or residential recreation or training programs.
-Counselor in a youth summer camp.
-Instructor in a training program for the development of job skills.
-Work that demonstrated the ability to be responsible for and to lead and train members of a job crew.
-Group activities leader in the Armed Services.
-Unit leader-monitor-proctor for a dormitory group in a boarding school or other residential facility.
-Aid or assistant to professional or associate staff engaged in work of a social services nature in private, public welfare, government program, or community organizations, or in voluntary activities.
-Aid or assistant to professional or specialist staff working with individuals who are addicted to or abuse alcohol and/or drugs.
Education: Successful completion of a full 4 year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree that (a) included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of subjects directly related to the work of the position; (b) included a major in social behavior, human behavior, or health care or (c) was supplemented by specialized experience as described above for GS-4.
In addition to meeting the basic requirements stated above, the following qualifications criteria must be met in order qualify at the GS-6 grade level. Specialized Experience: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-5) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the positon. Examples of specialized experience would typically include but are not limited to: Skill in standardized data processing; skills in operating and security systems; skill in trouble shooting and testing techniques; skill in processing incoming and outcoming calls; skill in interacting with people of varied educational and professional backgrounds.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
CommunicationDecisivenessInterpersonal Skills 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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The assistant will be exposed to infected residents contaminated materials and be required to wear protective clothing in isolation situations r invasive procedures. The incumbent will be exposed to residents who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders and required to assist in containing them and preventing harm to the resident, self and other residents. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!