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Generalist Counselor Advocate

Commander, Navy Installations Bremerton, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Generalist Counselor Advocate

##### Department of the Navy

Commander, Navy Installations

##### Navy Region Northwest


- ##### Open & closing dates

07/23/2019 to 08/06/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

NF 4

- ##### Salary

$65,000 to $86,305 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Bremerton, WA 1 vacancy

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Negotiable

##### Telework eligible


- Duties

### Summary

This position is located within the Counseling and Advocacy Program
at the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), Naval Base Kisap.

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

The primary purpose of the position is to provide direct service in
the form of counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups on
matters pertaining to family dynamics, parent-child interaction,
couples communication, stress reduction, adjustment to military
lifestyles, Family Advocacy Program (FAP) case management, treatment
services and psycho-educational training programs. Clinical
counseling includes the psychosocial assessment of individuals,
development of treatment plans, treatment delivery, and appropriate
referral. Case management services include the identification,
reporting, risk assessment, safety planning, psychosocial
assessment, treatment planning, treatment, referral, and follow-up
of child and spouse abuse allegations for active duty military
members and their families. The position requires knowledge of
intensive psychosocial services and a wide range of skills
(casework, group work, individual and family therapy). Cases may
involve multiple difficult and complex family problems including
dual diagnoses, violence and impulsivity, and a variety of other
mental health problems.

### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0101 Social Science

- Requirements

### Conditions of Employment

- Candidate must successfully complete a formal childcare
background check and be able to obtain and maintain Secret
security clearance. Regular and recurring work performed sitting
at a desk and sitting in conferences and meetings. Work involves

### Qualifications

A Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, or
Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited college is required.
Successful candidate will have engaged in 2 years (2000 hours)
full-time, post-masters supervised clinical experience and must
possess one of the following licenses: LMFT, LCSW, LICSW or
Psychologist. Knowledge of the military lifestyle and the specific
demands, such as frequent separations, and high stress working
environments. Ability to present sensitive, at times controversial
information to groups of people in a clear, concise manner. Skills
necessary for family violence identification, risk assessment, and
safety planning. Knowledge of family systems as it relates to
patterns of abusive behavior and abuse response, substance abuse,
human behavior, human sexuality, attention deficit disorder, and
juvenile delinquency. Ability to recognize and define personal and
social problems and to effectively interview and clinically respond
to the needs of clients. Ability to communicate in writing to
develop and prepare case management memos, correspondence, and
reports. Ability to use a personal computer and a variety of
software programs to develop multi-media presentations and to
facilitate work assignments.

### Education

### Additional information

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required
to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in
Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of
employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's
eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on
experience and/or education.

DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color,
national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability,
genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political
affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The
DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with

### How You Will Be Evaluated

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

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring
eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this
announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in
the resume to determine the level of KSAs related to the job
requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a
predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each
resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire:
**Preview Applicant Questionnaire**.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance


##### Drug test required


- Required Documents

- Resume

- Fleet & Family Readiness Job Application located on website:

- Proof of education and/or certification transcripts/copy of
degree/certification) if qualifying based on education or

- OF-306,\_fill/of0306.PDF

#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.

- Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal

Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life
insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability,
retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition
reimbursement, etc.).

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply

To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an
account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

#### Technical Support

- Check the status of the application system and maintenance
schedule here:
- If you experience technical difficulties applying online, report
it here: The support inbox is monitored
Monday through Friday, from 8 AM ET until 6 PM ET.
- Make sure your status in USAJOBS is 'Received' after you submit
your application to ensure it was submitted successfully.

### Agency contact information

### Fleet & Family Readiness

##### Phone


##### Email

##### Address

Navy Region Northwest
1103 Hunley Road, Bldg 35
Silverdale, WA 98315

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email.
Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an
email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing

- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to
apply, visit Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at will be considered.

Commander, Navy Installations


Bremerton, WA