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Work and Family Life Specialist

Company name
U.S Department of the Navy, Commander, Navy Installations

Salary
$24.24 to $25.86

Location
Corpus Christi, TX

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Open & closing dates

02/14/2018

to

02/24/2018

Salary

$24.24 to $25.86 per hour

Pay scale & grade

NF 04

Work schedule

Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Corpus Christi, TX

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes

Relocation Bonus Negotiable

This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.

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Announcement number

CNRSE-18-12363

Control number

491383000

Duties

Duties

Summary

Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM!!! The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the qualify of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.

Family Readiness includes the Fleet and Family Support Program and Emergency Response.

The Fleet and Family Support Program provides services through Fleet and Family Support Centers, such as relocation assistance, new parent support, deployment services, clinical counseling services, financial management counseling, family employment services, family advocacy and the transition assistance programs.

The Emergency Response Program manages Navy Installations Command’s response plans to provide assistance to the Navy Family during a disaster.

Fleet Readiness is comprised of Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs, official and recreational lodging, and food and beverage operations. These services include:

Fitness and Sports

Deployed Forces Support

Movies

and Libraries

Golf

and Bowling

Marinas

and Outdoor Recreation

Liberty Program

Information, Tickets and Travel

Navy Entertainment Program

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites

Galleys and Recreational Dining

MWR Lodging

Child Development Centers and Homes

Youth and Teen Centers

School-Age Care

School Liaison Officer Program

Navy Housing

manages housing Navywide, including permanent party family housing and unaccompanied housing. Focused on assisting Sailors, both single and those with families, receive suitable, affordable and safe housing wherever they are assigned.

The Support Services Center supports the other four divisions and regional Fleet and Family Readiness Service Centers through a consolidation of management support functions, such as NAF financial management, marketing, training, NAF human resources, facilities and acquisition, information technology, and management evaluation and assistance.

Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor coordinates the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, and provides resources and support to their families and offers individually-tailored assistance to ensure enrollees’ successful recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration.

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Responsibilities

Develops, coordinates, conducts and evaluates workshops, seminars, general military training, etc., for customers within specific areas of responsibility ( i.e., Career and Transition Support, Deployment Support, Personal Financial Management, Relocation Assistance, Information and Referral, etc.). Identifies and develops local networks with military and community agencies to enhance program delivery to ensure local services are adjusted to accommodate identified trends/issues. Maintains relationships with on-and- off base agencies, private organizations, advisory councils, special interest groups and other resources that may be beneficial in supporting program initiatives. Conducts needs assessments to address programmatic changes, using interview data and changing demographics to identify and analyze local and national trends and issues. Develops operating policies and procedures, programs, classes /seminars, promotions, integrated program delivery with other installation /region /agency staff. Periodically reviews interventions with the first line supervisor, FFSC WFL Supervisor or FFSC Director to recommend resolutions for customer issues.

Transition Assistance: Facilitates and conducts program components related to the separating of military members and/or family members following a full or partial military career. This includes coordinating presence of Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affairs, Small Busjness Administration who conduct a variety of training in support of the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act and other legislation, Transition, Goals, Plans, Success (GPS) program and various other Navy-related initiatives designed to prepare Service Members for success in civilian life.

Relocation Services: Establishes,develops, i mp lem en ts , monitors and coordinates WFL services and activities to include information and referral (I&R) services. Refers customers, as appropriate, for specialized assistance. Compiles and updates for inclusion in the welcome packet, information on community characteristics and services, spouse employment opportunities, special education, housing, medical facilities, utilities, taxes, local laws, and other unique information related to the particular location. Develops newcomer orientation providing extensive information on installations and civilian community resources and services. Provides sponsorship training and assists Commands with Sponsorship Programs. Provides guidance on writing the sponsor letter, practical means of assisting the service member and family upon arrival, and ways to help them adjust to the new community. Refers customers who encounter stress of cultural adaptation and disruption of social and family ties. Identifies and addresses the individual adjustment needs providing counseling referrals when appropriate. Prepares Military Installation (MI) packets for incoming/outgoing service members. Develops, maintains, and distributes welcome packets for incoming Sailors/families, hardcopy or electronic.

Deployment Support:

Conducts deployment support services to include pre- mid- and post- educational briefings. Addresses the specific concerns and needs of service members and their families in coping with extended separation. Provides command consultation and support, information resources and referrals, deployment and mobilization support, ombudsman support, and life skills education. Provides support and training for Family Readiness Groups. Leverages command services and subject matter experts that support family well-being during separation or return of deploying military members and their families. Examples of services include Legal and Chaplain services, clinical counseling, financial Relief Society's, Red Cross, recreation, education, ombudsman, installation or community private organizations, etc.Personal Financial Management: Assists or facilitates resources to assist customers with personal financial planning, money management, developing short-and long term strategies, to include consumer affair issues through a range of seminars, workshops, lectures, articles and internet resources. Provides information on a variety of financial topics such as the military pay system; banking; credit; budget development; financial record keeping; debt; consumer rights and obligations under Federal and State consumer protection laws; local consumer information; car buying; insurance; savings; investments, etc. Oversees the Command Financial Specialist (CFS) program. Provides training and serves as a consultant to CFSs when desired. Assists in developing CFS course curricula, prepares accompanying resource materials. Conducts command and unit leader training and briefings to assist supervisory personnel in recognizing financial problems experienced by military families and in making appropriate referrals for assistance.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - To Support Mission

Supervisory status

No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job family (Series)

0101 Social Science

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Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.

RELOCATION BONUS NEGOTIABLE

KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

You must be a US Citizen.

Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. http://www.sss.gov

Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.

Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.

Social Security Card is required.

Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check.

A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.

NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at http://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check

. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. All non-government positions identified on your resume must include complete address and to and from dates. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates and address of the agency/organization.

One year of specialized experience directly related to the duties described above. Qualifying experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression.

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

Financial Counselors must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or a combination of education and experiences commensurate in serving as a PFM counselor. Also must possess and maintain a nationally recognized financial counselor certification.

Other positions require an Associate's degree or higher in education, social/behavioral, business administration, finance, economics, travel and tourism, marketing or related field. Experience providing adult education and/or work/family life consultation is preferred but not required.

Skill in conducting interviews to establish the nature and extent of concerns and issues and provide assistance to develop goals and plans, in order to determine appropriate referral services and options.

Skill in preparation of presentations and public speaking in personal- large and small group settings. Effective sk ill in forming and retaining working relationships with peers and leadership. Skill in using various computer software database, sp read sheet , word processing, and network programs (e.g., as Internet, Microsoft Office Suite, and FFSP databases. Knowledge of the formulation and execution of needs assessment tools.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Hours may vary depending on client needs and outreach activities and will require some evenings and weekends.

Must successfully obtain complete state/national accreditation, in at least one field (e.g. Certified Financial Counselor/Planner, Assoc iate Certified Life Coach, state teaching certificate, etc.) within 3 years of employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, 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.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire and your RESUME MUST SUPPORT AND VALIDATE YOUR ANSWERS or you may be removed from consideration.

ONLY THE MOST HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE REFERRED. IF MANAGEMENT DOES NOT WISH TO SELECT A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE, THEY MAY REQUEST A REFERRAL LIST INCLUDING WELL OR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

Education

Additional information

Some positions have special requirements

• Position is a non-critical, sensitive, supervisory position requiring access to IT II system and/or access to PII. An access National Agency Check investigation (ANACI) is required via the SF 86 security form.

• Required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450. Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006.

• Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

• For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of closing date.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to CNI_SE_HQ_N9_NAFJOBS@NAVY.MIL

to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your experience is subject to evaluation and verification against the information in your resume. The numeric rating you receive is a self-assessment only and is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, or if your resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or may be considered ineligible.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Required Documents

Required Documents

•Resume

•Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your resume

•OF-306. http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OF306.pdf

•Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

•If claiming Veteran’s Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc). is required.

•If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, , etc). is required.

•If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders (applicable for NF-03 and below or equivalent).

•If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

•If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

•If you are a current federal employee, submit your last three evaluations.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:

Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).

Stability of Federal Civilian Service

People with passion for doing work that matters

Quality of Work Life Balance

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USA JOBS account.

Application process is submitted through your USA JOBS account. Resumes/ Applications received other than by USA JOBS will be destroyed and will not be considered.?

It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify all the information in their resume and documents; HR will not modify documents submitted by an applicant. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in the resume.

Qualifications must be clearly verifiable in your resume. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates, and government agency/department.

Where a first cut-off date is indicated, a selection may be made from the resumes/applications received as of the specified first cut-off date. Completed applications (resume, supporting documentation, etc.) must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Time on the cut-off/closing date. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed.

Please see the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. You must upload all required documentation or you will not be considered for the position. Failure to submit all the required documentation may result in not be considered for the position.

Technical Support

Check the status of the application system and maintenance schedule here: status.fhrnavigator.com

If you experience technical difficulties applying online, report it here: support@econsys.com

. The support inbox is monitored Monday through Friday, from 8 AM ET until 6 PM ET.

Make sure your status in USAJOBS is 'Received' after you submit your application to ensure it was submitted successfully.

Agency contact information

Commander, Navy Region South East

Phone

Email

CNI_SE_HQ_N9_NAFJOBS@NAVY.MIL

Address

Commander, Navy Region Southeast

919 Langley Street PO Box 14D

Jacksonville, FL

US

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Next steps

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted by email for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that communication is performed via email if you do not read your email, provide an inaccurate email address and/ or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

U.S Department of the Navy, Commander, Navy Installations
Website : http://www.cnic.navy.mil/

Company Profile
CNIC's mission is to enable the Navy's Operating Concept through Enterprise alignment of all shore installation support to the Fleet, Fighter and Family.

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