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DISABILITY EVALUATION SYSTEM PROGRAM SPECIALIST – Luke AFB, Arizona
Air Education and Training Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 156922Start Date: 10/03/2019End Date: 10/16/2019
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for Genera Schedule Positions. Miscellaneous Administration and Program Series. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of disability evaluation analysis principles, concepts, and methodologies to effectively employ analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the process; knowledge of laws, regulation, precedents, and procedures related to medical/physical evaluation and disability rating systems, to include medical terminology and general medical abbreviations. OR
EDUCATION: Master’s or equivalent degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree LL.B or J.D., if related which demonstrated the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts. OR
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts. 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-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. 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.) Knowledge of military disability evaluation analysis principles, concepts, and methodologies to effectively employ analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the DES processes in support of military service members. 2.) Knowledge of the rules, regulations, and guidance governing military disability evaluation along with various analytical technique to verify proper management and monitoring of DES cases, timeline completions and DES stakeholders performance data. 3.) Knowledge of laws, regulations, precedents, and procedures related to Federal, DoD, Medical/Physical Evaluation Boards and VA disability rating systems, to include medical terminology and general medical abbreviations. 4.) Knowledge of evaluative techniques for the identification, consideration, and resolution of issues and/or problems of procedural or factual nature as well as the methods and means of conducting related research and summarizing results to make appropriate recommendations for improvements in processes and services provided. 5.) Skill and ability to collect, analyze, interpret, and summarize a variety of military disability evaluation data, information, performance and work processes. 6.) Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals, both orally and in writing, and with a high degree of empathy, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with military members or NOK. 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.
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