Family Advocacy Program Manager, GS-0101-14
Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.
For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-2146-HQ-TE-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located in Human Resources; Health, Safety, and Work-Life (HSWL) Directorate; Office of Work-Life (CG-111); Behavioral Health Services Division in Washington, DC.
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.
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- Occasional Travel
- Occasional travel required.
- Moving expenses will be paid in accordance with appropriate regulations.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
Combination of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
In addition to meeting the basic requirements listed above:
GS-14: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal sector. Examples of specialized experience includes: ensuring that all procedures, trainings, interventions, and prevention efforts are consistent with best practice. Researches best service delivery practices for delivery of FAP services to remote sites; coordinating extensively with CG legal, medical, and personnel support managers, and DoD FAP and other external advocacy organizations; representing the CG at meetings with other military services regarding FAP; developing and maintaining a FAP case reporting system and collects, researches, analyzes, and interprets relevant statistical data; collaborating with HSWL SC to implement the FAP component of the electronic health records and maintain the FAP Central Registry (CR); developing narrative presentations, fact sheets, information papers, action memorandums, statistical graphs, charts and other displays and presents them to senior staff, and other officials.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer 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.
This position has a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
This position requires the individual to serve as the program manager and technical advisor to the Director on all matters pertaining to policy, planning, oversight, management, coordination, clinical and educational interventions, and evaluation of the CG Family Advocacy Program (FAP) as implemented by Family Advocacy Specialists (FASs) at HSWL Regional Practices.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
- Serving as the expert for issues related to intimate partner and child maltreatment CG-wide.
- Representing the CG at meetings with other military services regarding FAP.
- Responding to written and verbal inquiries from Members of Congress, DoD Officials, and other officials and family members related to FAP issues.
- Developing policies, procedures and standards necessary to implement the FAP.
- Developing requirements for standardized training required for CG FASs, FAP incident determination committees, and command cadres.
- Developing educational materials and promotional campaigns on the FAP.