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Cytotechnologist

Air Force Civilian Service Eielson Afb, AK
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This series covers positions that involve research or other professional and scientific work that is specifically health-oriented in character, when the work is of such generalized or miscellaneous specialized nature that the positions are not more appropriately classifiable in any of the existing series in this or any other Group. The work requires a background of knowledge, skills and techniques gained from professional training in a health science or allied scientific field, but has no paramount, rigid or continuing requirement for the knowledge, skills and techniques characterizing any of the established series that reflect one or more of the academic disciplines or recognized professions. Such work may cut across and require understanding of scientific methods and techniques common to several recognized professional fields in the health, medical or allied sciences (e.g., work in the field of health research administration requiring knowledge of research methodology common to a number of different scientific fields); and/or the work may represent a new, emerging or miscellaneous professional occupational area of a health science not readily identifiable with established series.

Additional Information:

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-05 Target GS-15).

Qualifications

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
Degree: Major study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/general-health-science-series-0601/

In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement, applicants must meet the Specialized Experience requirements.

GS-05: The Basic requirement also meets the Specialized Experience for a GS-05.

GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 that demonstrates the Knowledge, skills and techniques gained from professional training in a health science or allied scientific field with supervised assistance with the process OR satisfactory completion of one full year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement in an accredited college/university OR a combination of specialized experience and graduate education.

GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 that demonstrates the Knowledge, skills and techniques gained from professional training in a health science or allied scientific field but has no paramount, rigid or continuing requirement for the knowledge, skills and techniques characterizing any of the established series that reflect one or more of the academic disciplines or recognized professions OR 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a masters degree or masters or equivalent graduate degree OR a combination of specialized experience and graduate education.

GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 that demonstrates the Knowledge, skills and abilities that cut across and require understanding of scientific methods and techniques common to several recognized professional fields in the health, medical or allied sciences (e.g., work in the field of health research administration requiring knowledge of research methodology common to a number of different scientific fields) OR Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree, Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field OR a combination of specialized experience and graduate education.

GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 that demonstrates the Knowledge, skills and techniques gained from professional training in a health science or allied scientific field but has no paramount, rigid or continuing requirement for the knowledge, skills and techniques characterizing any of the established series that reflect one or more of the academic disciplines or recognized professions. Subject matter expert to subordinates.

GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and techniques gained from professional training in a health science or allied scientific field but has no paramount, rigid or continuing requirement for the knowledge, skills and techniques characterizing any of the established series that reflect one or more of the academic disciplines or recognized professions. Subject matter expert to subordinates and/or the work may represent a new, emerging or miscellaneous professional occupational area of a health science not readily identifiable with established series.

GS-14: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 that demonstrates mastery within the knowledge, skills and techniques gained from professional training in a health science or allied scientific field but has no paramount, rigid or continuing requirement for the knowledge, skills and techniques characterizing any of the established series that reflect one or more of the academic disciplines or recognized professions. Subject matter expert to subordinates and/or the work may represent a new, emerging or miscellaneous professional occupational area of a health science not readily identifiable with established series.

GS-15: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 that demonstrates Leadership and goal setting within the knowledge, skills and techniques gained from professional training in a health science or allied scientific field but has no paramount, rigid or continuing requirement for the knowledge, skills and techniques characterizing any of the established series that reflect one or more of the academic disciplines or recognized professions. Subject matter expert to subordinates and/or the work may represent a new, emerging or miscellaneous professional occupational area of a health science not readily identifiable with established series.

OR

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of principle, concepts and techniques in the health, medical, or allied science fields (e.g., work in the field of health research administration requiring knowledge of research methodology common to a number of different scientific fields) to develop, implement and evaluate programs.
2. Knowledge of scientific principles, practices, and procedures in order to design, plan and conduct research.
3. Skill in designing and conducting comprehensive studies, and preparing solutions.
4. Ability to author reports, documents, and presentations pertaining in the fields of health, medical or allied sciences.
5. Knowledge of common diseases, prognosis, medication, treatment methods, and medical terminology to apply to the health and medical programs.
6. Ability to plan, organize, and lead others in projects or studies.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
STAFFERS INCLUDE OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS--REMEMBER TO KEEP IT SHORT. TYPE NONE IF NOT APPLICABLE.

  • Position may be subject to random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Position may require an appropriate security clearance

BENEFITS

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Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 3, 2017
Requisition 463175500
Located In Eielson afb, AK
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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