REGIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE DISPATCHER (OA)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 19, 2018
Closes
Sep 27, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.
  • This position requires the ability to type at least 40 words per minute.
  • GS-07 Level: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-06 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Receiving and processing 911 calls of incoming fire alarms, emergency, and non-emergency calls for fire, medical, and police assistance; 2) Dispatching emergency services to the scene of emergencies based on the capacity of the personnel and apparatus being dispatched; 3) Providing information and initiating directions to incoming callers; and 4) Recording pertinent data, events, and logs.

    GS-06 Level:Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Operating radio communication equipment to dispatch emergency services; 2) Receiving incoming telephone or alarm system calls; 3) Providing information and initiating directions to incoming callers; and 4) Recording pertinent data, events, and logs.

    GS-05 Level: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of general experience in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that demonstrates progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-CLER.

    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.


    Successful completion of four years above high school may be combined or substituted for specialized experience for the GS-05 level.

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

    This position requires rotating shift work.

    This position requires evening and weekend work.

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

    Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed.

    This position has promotion potential to the GS-07 grade. If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.

    Training Requirements:

    For GS-07: Incumbent is required to be trained as a Telecommunicator, trained to perform NCIC/NLETS/III criminal history checks, and certified in Emergency Medical Dispatch.

    For GS-06: Incumbent will be required to attend and satisfactorily complete the following training/certification prior to advancement, within 8 months, and renew qualifications at required frequency. Training expectations will be completion of mandatory training/certification including Telecommunicator, Incident Command System (ICS), Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Additionally, incumbent will be able to seamlessly operate Land Mobile Radio (LMR), Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), and the emergency call system. Incumbent will have completed the regional dispatch training program and be able to perform call taker, police, fire, and medical dispatch functions.

    For GS-05: Incumbent will be required to attend and satisfactorily complete the following training/certification prior to advancement, within 8 months, and renew qualifications at required frequency. Training expectations will be completion of mandatory training/certification including Telecommunicator, Incident Command System (ICS), Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Additionally, incumbent will be able to seamlessly operate Land Mobile Radio (LMR), Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), and the emergency call system.

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

    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.

    When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to perform the duties of this position.


    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

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    Drug test required No


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