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Social Worker

Commander, Navy Installations Fort Meade, MD
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Social Worker

##### Department of the Navy

Commander, Navy Installations

##### Naval District Washington


- ##### Open & closing dates

08/29/2019 to 09/07/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

NF 4

- ##### Salary

$83,398 to $88,959 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Fort Meade, MD 1 vacancy

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed


##### Telework eligible


- Duties

### Summary

This position is that of a fully credentialed clinical counselor
(Social Worker), located within the Counseling and Advocacy Program
(CAP) at Naval District Washington (NDW) Fleet & Family Support
Center (FFSC).

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

This position is that of a fully credentialed Tier II or Tier III
clinical counselor (Social Worker), located within the Counseling
and Advocacy Program (CAP) at Naval District Washington (NDW) Fleet
& Family Support Center (FFSC). Clinical counseling includes the
psychosocial assessment of individuals, development of treatment
delivery, and appropriate referral. Incumbent serves with the
purpose of providing direct service in the form of short term,
solution focused clinical counseling of individuals, couples,
families, and groups on matters pertaining to family dynamics,
parent-child interaction, couples communication, stress reductions,
adjustment to military lifestyles, Family Advocacy Program (FAP)
case management, treatment services and psycho-educational training
programs. Receives, assesses, develops, and assists in treatments
and referrals. Identifies crisis situations and provides crisis
intervention and safety planning. Provides on going case management
services, to include serving as designated case manager and primary
FAP point of contact for spouse and child abuse cases. Maintains
case records, treatment plans, and statistics in accordance with
policies and regulations. Participates in community liaison
meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.

### Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel to attend training, provide outreach on
behalf of the FFSC or attend community events/functions.

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0185 Social Work

#### Similar jobs

- Child Abuse Workers
- Child Social Workers
- Family Social Workers
- Social Workers
- Social Workers, Child
- Social Workers, Family

- Requirements

### Conditions of Employment

- Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification
check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of

### Qualifications

- Understanding of, and ability to apply diagnostic, intervention,
and treatment strategies, and is able to explain the strategy
- Ability to recognize, identify, and assess mental disorders per
the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
- Knowledge of dynamics and diagnostic skills necessary for family
violence identification, risk assessment, and safety planning.
- Knowledge of family violence evidence-based treatment principles
for victims and offenders.
- Ability to effectively interview, and clinically respond to the
needs of clients, including assessing suicidal and homicidal
risk levels and substance abuse.
- Knowledge in the areas of family systems.
- Ability to recognize and define personal and social problems, to
independently reach
- accurate conclusions, and to provide appropriate solutions.
- Knowledge of group dynamics, and ability to facilitate treatment
- Knowledge of the military lifestyle that furnished the employee
with an understanding of the specific demands of military
- Ability to modify programs to meet the ever changing needs of
the active duty military community.
- Ability to adjust to meet the ever changing needs of the active
duty military community.
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
- Ability to present sensitive, possibly controversial,
information to groups of people in a clear, concise manner.
- Ability to interview alleged offenders and victims; maintain
cooperative and professional relationships; make presentations;
and to exercise strong facilitation skills for individual and
group counseling.
- Ability to develop and prepare case management memos,
correspondence, and reports; document assessments, treatment
plans, and IDC reports; and develop lesson plans for briefing
and classroom presentations.
- Knowledge and ability to use a personal computer and variety of
software programs to develop presentations and facilitate work

### Education

Education, Licensure, and Experience

- A master's or doctoral-level Social Work degree from a school
accredited by Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
- A current, valid unrestricted state licensure or state
certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical
services as an independent practitioner.
- When state licensing or certification requirements include a
written examination, candidates must have achieved a passing
score on that examination.
- 2 years (at least 2,000 hours) full-time, post-masters
supervised clinical experience.
- 1 year of specialized experience in domestic abuse and child
abuse counseling or treatment

Within 5 days of the acceptance of the intial job offer, the
applicant is required to submit a completed Credentialing Packet.

### Additional information


Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may
receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are
among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection.
To request spousal preference, please state so on resume and submit
a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders
with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.


Applicants wishing to use veteran's preference must state on their
resume and submit a copy of their DD-214. These documents may be
uploaded to with resume and OF 306 (Declaration for
Federal Employment).


If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years
of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must
register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless
you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register
will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register,
please visit the Selective Service web site at


All selections are contingent upon obtaining satisfactory employment
reference checks. We are an E-Verify participant. As a condition of
employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the
Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of
employment. Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of
official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level
of ethical conduct.

**The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity
Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, or any other non-merit factor.**

**The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to
applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who
believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our
Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can
consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will
be made on a case by case basis.**

When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent
Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS
considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable.

Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but **it is not
a security clearance**. Depending on the job, you must complete
either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire.

### 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 knowledge, skills and abilities
(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 manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct

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

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance


##### Drug test required


- Required Documents

- If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please
attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from
Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals
and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable,
General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate
of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.
- For a disabled veteran, you must submit a Department of Veterans
Affairs (DVA) letter on DVA letterhead that states your overall
combined service-connected disability rating.
- A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work
experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of
duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your
contact information. For current or previous Federal employees,
it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each
work experience entry.
- Please provide a copy of your College transcript(s) which
support those qualifications for which you wish to have

**APPLICATION FORMS - A complete packet of the following forms
must be submitted for each position applying for:**

- **Resume that includes 3 professional references**
- **Proof of high school level education or equivalent (if
- **If claiming veteran's preference, you must submit a clear,
legible copy of your DD 214.**

#### 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

NDW values our employees and considers them to be the greatest asset
of our organization. As an employer of choice, we are committed to
attracting and retaining the "best of the best" by providing
comprehensive benefits that are a valuable part of the total
compensation package. Our benefits package includes medical, dental,
life insurance, spouse and dependent life insurance, long-term
disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick
leave, tuition reimbursement, and more. You can review our benefits

**Regular Full Time positions:** guaranteed 35 - 40 hours/week;
benefits offered: medical, dental, life insurance, dependent life
insurance, long term disability, 401(k), NAF Retirement

**Flexible positions:** guaranteed 0 - 35 hours/week; benefits
offered: none

All non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees are federal government
Department of Defense employees, and as such, have access to CNIC
sponsored employee assistance program, access to MWR facilities and
discounts, and mass transit benefit program.

Review our benefits

- How to Apply

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


By Email to: NAF.JBAB@NAVY.MIL Note: If submitting by
application/resume by email you must put the announcement number in
the subject line.

#### 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

### NAF-Human Resources

##### Phone


##### Address

Naval District Washington
8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bldg.153 Room 146
Bethesda, MD 20889
United States

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
date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the
closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an
inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or blocked
(e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication
that could affect your consideration for this position.

- 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


Fort Meade, MD