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Commander, Navy Installations SOCIAL SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Summary You will serve as a SOCIAL SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE of the Cuban Community Assistance Program (CCAP) of NAVSTA GTMO. Responsibilities You will develop and implement a social services program that addresses the needs and the quality of life of special category residents. You will direct programs (administrative assistance, legal/financial, base residency, travel orders/vouchers, auto registration, housing assignments/maintenance, change of station, local moves/personal property, transportation) for a community. You will develop innovative solutions to unique problems and provide expert advice and recommendations to military and community leaders. You will mediate conflicts that arise between residents and service providers. You will present community assistance program materials to senior leaders (e.g., flag level officers, civilians). You will complete written assignments for a community assistance program. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of Specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 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) Using the knowledge of military community activities, command relationships, and general understanding of internal and external installation functional relationships to establish and maintain effective working relationships for an organization; 2) Evaluating and troubleshooting day-today life challenges to service providers and managers on complex or controversial issues; 3) Applying analytical and evaluation methods and techniques to issues and special projects for a command; and 4) Skill in written and verbal communication in both English and Spanish to present materials professionally to large and small groups (i.e., flag officers, civilians). NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for this position. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/social-services-series-0187/ 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. Additional Information: Pay retention will be extended to an eligible Department of Defense (DoD) employee who applies through a formal recruitment program and is selected for a position at an overseas location. Education Additional Information COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. 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 Tour of duty will be 24 months. Standard initial tours of duty are for 36 months with possibility of up to 24-month extension. Additional information is available from the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), available at: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/Docs/perdiem/JTR.pdf To learn more about the living and working conditions at this military installation and additional Foreign Overseas information, please go to: https://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Overseas/Pages/default.aspx Priority consideration will be given to military spouse preference and family member preference eligible residing in the commute area of the duty location for this position. Commute area is defined as the geographic area surrounding the duty location in which people can reasonably be expected to travel back and forth daily. Military Spouses and Family Members may apply 30 days before their anticipated arrival date. However, they will not receive preference until arrival at the foreign location. Additional documentation may be required prior to granting preference. Military spouses and family members who are appointed may not extend longer than 2 months following the transfer of the sponsor from the commuting area of the foreign duty station; 2 months beyond the separation of the appointee's sponsor; or any time beyond the time employee ceases to be a family member. ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/