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 Program Specialist ( Suicide Prevention Officer) in Washington, District of Columbia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Program Specialist ( Suicide Prevention Officer) – Washington, District of Columbia
Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 280001Start Date: 06/24/2020End Date: 07/10/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. To qualify, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-14) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience is defined as work that involves (1) Leading the development and implementation of suicide prevention programs, strategies and products/tools and Monitoring and controlling suicide program progression and effectiveness through analysis of policies, directives and organizational short and long-range goals
(NOTE: Your resume must explicitly indicate how you meet this requirement, otherwise you will be found ineligible.) Time-in-grade: Applicants who are/were federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. For a GS-15 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-14 level. To support your claim of time in grade, you must submit your most recent appointment, promotion, or within grade increase SF-50 (not an award or general adjustment SF-50). Some applicants may have to submit more than one SF-50 to demonstrate their eligibility. See the required documents section for more information. 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.
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!