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Victim Advocate Prevention Educator Open To All Us Citizens

Company name
U.S Department Of Transportation, Maritime Administration

Salary
$57,948.00 to $75,334.00

Location
Great Neck, NY

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Open & closing dates

01/12/2018

to

01/22/2018

Salary

$57,948 to $75,334 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 09

Work schedule

Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Kings Point, NY

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

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

MARAD.MMA-2018-0009

Control number

488440400

Duties

Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Immediate Office of the Superintendent, United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Maritime Administration (MARAD).

This position is established to assist the Sexual Assault Prevention/Response Coordinator (SARC) develop, implement and support campus efforts to address power-based personal violence on campus and during sea year. The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides guidance for policy development, prevention education1 emergency response, intervention, and support services to Midshipmen victims/survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.

The ideal candidate is a mid-level professional possessing the knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault prevention. The individual must be customer service oriented, with unique skills to assist with coordination with internal and external stakeholders.

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for these locations.

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Responsibilities

As an Victim Advocate/Prevention Educator, you will:

Coordinate and present multidisciplinary sexual assault education and prevention programming with a specific focus on sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and bystander intervention.

Assist with continual training and technical assistance. Provide direct assistance to victims and consider their needs and connects them with appropriate resources, including medical care, mental health care, legal advice and spiritual support.

Assist the Sexual Assault Prevention/Response Coordinator in planning, developing, and implementing education training and outreach effort around engagement topics such as gender equity, bystander intervention, sexual assault, healthy relationships, and related topics for students, staff, and faculty group.

Assist with the peer education program that focuses on sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, stalking, bystander intervention, healthy relationships, and a healthy campus climate.

Provide information on principles, practices, and techniques of interviewing clients sufficient to evaluate clients’ needs; develop a plan of action which will facilitate health and reduce dysfunctional behavior.

Provides direct assistant to victims. Considers needs and connects them with appropriate resources, including medical care, mental health care, legal advice and spiritual support.

Upon request of the victim, attends court/administrative proceedings, medical appointments, civilian and/or federal law enforcement interviews, or other events as necessary to support the victim, providing support in securing medical treatment for injuries; safe shelter; federal and/or civilian protective orders; support before, during, and after trial/administrative hearings; appointments; educational services; transportation; and any other services deemed necessary.

NOTE: Due to the nature of work in this position, the employee may serve in an on call duty status outside of normal work hours that includes but is not limited to: regularly checking email to respond to crises, and as needed respond outside of duty hours to perform duties outlined above.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

09

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job family (Series)

0101 Social Science

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

You must be a U.S. citizen and meet specialized experience or education.

Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.

Review Required Documents Section as documents are required by closing date

Telework is Not authorized for this positon.

Empoyee may serve in an on call duty status outside of normal work hours.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.

DEU REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).

Qualifications

To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet either the education or experience qualifications for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.

TO QUALIFY FOR THE GS-9:

On Education, you must have:

Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree or

Master's or equivalent graduate degree.

On Experience, you must have at least one full year of specialized equal or equivalent experience. It must include:

Experience providing guidance for policy development, prevention education, emergency response, intervention, and support services to victims and survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

You can also qualify on a combination of higher level graduate education and matching experience.

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). 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.

Applications can be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within 60 days from the date of application. For additional information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

Additional information

Displaced employees may be eligible for ICTAP or CTAP priority consideration. For more information, please review the OPM Employee's Guide to Career Transition

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of four categories: Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze, which is based upon your responses to the vacancy questions. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference that have provided supporting documents will receive selection priority over non-veterans. The top-rated applications will be reviewed for the quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position.

Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position. The answers you select in the on-line process must be substantiated in your application package. If upon review, it is determined that your described work history, competencies, and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, your application may be updated or you may not be referred to the selecting official. Please ensure that your work history provides enough details to support your answers. The Automated Staffing Office is ultimately responsible for determining your final rating.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Required Documents

Required Documents

The following is a list of documents that are only required based on the type of position and consideration for which you are applying. Please review each of the following sections to determine which, if any, additional documents you need to provide with your application.

TRANSCRIPTS - Transcripts are REQUIRED if there is a stated education requirement for the series OR if you are substituting education for experience. The transcripts need not be official, but must show that you meet the stated education requirements, including specific major or class requirements.

If you are applying to an engineering position and are qualifying based on possessing a current Professional Engineer (PE) license, or passing the Engineer in Training (EIT) exam, please provide a copy of PE license or written documented proof of passing the EIT.

If you have previously held a government position in the same series as this position, you may be able to provide an SF-50 showing that you have already qualified and worked in the federal service in this series.

VETERANS: Your last DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, that shows the type of discharge and all dates of active duty is required to verify your eligibility. it need not be official.

If you are applying to a vacancy opened to all US Citizens under category rating and wish to be considered as a preference eligible, you need to submit a copy of your DD214.

If you are claiming preference eligibility as a disabled veteran, you must submit proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally a valid letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. An SF-15 is desired, but not required.

If you are applying to a vacancy opened Status and you are requesting consideration under Veteran's Employment Opportunity Act(VEOA) (https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/#veoa), you need to provide a copy of your last DD214,which verifies your military

service dates, reason for separation, and eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.

NON COMPETITIVE APPLICANTS: If requesting concurrent consideration for Non-competitive (NC) appointment eligibility, you must provide the appropriate SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITY DOCUMENTS, such as PCS orders (military spouse) describing move & marriage certificate; letter from VA or DD214 describing 100% disability of spouse; letter from State Vocational Office certifying disability (schedule A), etc. For more information, visit military spouse NC appointments or Persons with Disabilities NC appointments.

DISPLACED EMPLOYEES: If requesting consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency CTAP program (ICTAP), you must meet the well qualified standards for this vacancy (meeting minimum requirements for position and scoring at least an 85 or falling in the Gold Category) and provide all of the following documents:

your most recent performance appraisal,

the proof of eligibility letter from the Agency, and

your most current SF-50, displaying current series and grade.

Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position. Please review your application prior to final submission and ensure you have submitted all appropriate documents. Uploading documents to USAJobs does NOT ensure inclusion with your application to our system. You must verify that the documents are in the system with your application prior to final submission.

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.

Benefits for federal employees

Healthcare insurance

Pay and leave

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

You must submit a complete application package (including resume, vacancy questions and supporting documents) no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.

To begin, click the Apply Online button on the job announcement posting.

Follow the directions to register, submit all required documents and complete the assessment questionnaire.

You may review your saved application(s) at https://my.usajobs.gov.

If you are having difficulty applying online, please contact the DOT Automated Staffing Office during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET) at (202) 366-1298. You may also email us at Transjobs@dot.gov.

Agency contact information

Automated Staffing Office

Phone

000-000-0000

Fax

000-000-0000

Email

TRANSJOBS@dot.gov

Address

DOT, MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

Submit Application and Documents Online

1200 New Jersey Ave SE / HAHR - 50

Washington, District of Columbia

United States

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Next steps

You may check your application status by logging into USAJobs.com. (Select My USAJOBS and click Applications). Within two weeks of the closing date, a Human Resources Specialist will evaluate your application. Ratings will be determined based on the documents and information received by the closing date. Qualified candidates will be assigned a score between 70 and 100, not including points that may be assigned for veterans' preference. The most highly qualified candidates are then referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you directly. Once the position is filled, we will notify all applicants of their final status.

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

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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 Transportation, Maritime Administration
Website : http://www.marad.dot.gov

Company Profile
The Maritime Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation dealing with waterborne transportation. Its programs promote the use of waterborne transportation and its seamless integration with other segments of the transportation system, and the viability of the U.S. merchant marine.

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