About the Position: This position is located at: 84th Training Command, G1, Fort Knox, Kentucky.
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Brief commands on unit compliance with established training objectives related to suicide prevention.
Review investigations and develop summaries to brief senior leadership
Serve as the suicide prevention program advisor for commanders, committees, and task forces.
Track and submit reports related to suicide prevention training events and participation.
Coordinate with internal and external organizations to share information, trends, best practices, lessons learned, and/or training developments.
Perform staff assisted visits to ensure regulatory program compliance.
Develop training sessions to raise program awareness
Train intervention skills to subordinate personnel
Train subordinate commands for reporting suicide related events.
Develop suicide prevention program goals and objectives for the Major Subordinate Commands (MSC).
Administer the suicide prevention program for both military and civilian members
Recommend policy procedures and methodology to commanders to assist in reducing high risk behaviors
Track funding provided for suicide prevention program management, implementation, and execution
Identify trends relative to suicides within the organization
Track suicides and suicide attempts utilizing serious incident reports.
Prepare reports using automated software such as Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint.
Navigate different systems to acquire information related to personnel suicide events.
Analyze reports and statistical data to develop best practices and lessons learned to mitigate high risk behaviors.
Occasional travel - The business travel requirement is 10%.
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Suicide Prevention Program Manager:
Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in behavioral or social science, or related disciplines appropriate to the position, such as Social Workers, Psychologist, Counselors and Social and Community Service Managers.
Combination of Education and Experience: A 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.
Experience: 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 requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes coordinating a social services program (such as suicide prevention, substance abuse or family programs); provide counseling to employees, managers, organizations and/or families on suicide prevention or other social services topics; arrange and/or provide technical briefings, orientations, training's or workshops; and track and report information using a variety of automated systems. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Social Workers, Psychologist, Counselors and Social and Community Service Managers.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Education and Training
Organizational Performance Analysis
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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