Cytotechnologist

Department Of Defense Fairchild Air Force Base , WA 99011

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is to perform research or other professional and scientific work that is specifically health-oriented in character.

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Responsibilities

  • 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

  • The positions may 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

  • 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

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
15

  • Job family (Series)
    0601 General Health Science

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Conditions of Employment

  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

  • 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

  • A security clearance may be required

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments

  • Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year (FY) 2017. Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 day waiver package

  • This position is subject to provisions of the DOD Priority Placement Program

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 master's degree or master's 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.

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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.

Education

IF USING 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.


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Cytotechnologist

Department Of Defense