Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

    Duties Summary

    See below for important information regarding this job.


    Responsibilities
    • Serves as a DLA Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) at assigned DLA Major Subordinate Command (MSC) or J/D Code with responsibility to serve as the 24/7 single point of contact for coordinating victim care in assigned area of responsibility.
    • Establishes local procedures and policies regarding the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program in accordance with DLA HQ SAPR program procedures and DoD SAPR policies.
    • Provides policy, guidance, and other information for victims of sexual assault, directors, first responders and those who seek to prevent or respond to sexual assaults.
    • Assists victims of sexual assault in their effort towards the process of recovery, through advocacy, crisis intervention and providing resource information.
    • Facilitates or assists in the planning, scheduling, and delivery of sexual assault prevention and response training for DLA personnel, leadership, and other key functional stakeholders to include annual SAPR training.
    • Promotes awareness of sexual assault prevention in the community by performing outreach activities, while coordinating with collateral service providers and military SARCs to provide effective short and long-term advocacy.
    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0101 Social Science

  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Must be a U.S. citizen
    • Tour of Duty: Flexible
    • Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive
    • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
    • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
    • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    • Bargaining Unit Status: No
    • Certification: Must possess National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) certification as required by the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2012 through the DoD Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Credentialing Program (D-SAACP).
    Qualifications
    To qualify for a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator position with DLA, your resume and supporting documentation must support:

    A. Basic Requirement: Bachelor's degree or higher in behavioral or social science, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. Applicants MUST submit a copy of their official college transcripts from an accredited educational institution, which reflects that a behavioral or social science or equivalent degree was conferred and the date conferred. Failure to submit your transcripts may result in lost consideration.

    OR

    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.

    OR

    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 Specialized Experience requirements listed below:

    B. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:
    • Administering a sexual assault prevention and response program.
    • Advising management on policies and procedures related to a sexual assault prevention and response program.
    • Providing victims of sexual assault assistance and guidance with professional resources.
    • Assisting with developing and delivering training programs related to sexual assault and prevention.
    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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
    Education

    Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

    Additional information

    Due to the nature of the work in this position, the incumbent will serve in an "on call" duty status outside of normal work hours that includes: remaining in a reasonable call back radius, carrying a cell phone, or regularly checking email to respond to emergencies; remaining in a state of readiness to perform work with limitations on pursuing outside leisure activities; and/or reporting to a designated post of duty to be ready to or perform work.

    Applicant is required to currently possess and maintain National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) certification credentialing as required by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 through the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Credentialing Program (D-SAACP). The NOVA "National Advocate Credentialing Program" (NACP) equivalency is accepted and must be current.

    APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF THEIR CURRENT D-SAACP and/or NACP CERTIFICATION CREDENTIALING CERTIFICATE WHEN SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT A COPY OF THE D-SAACP and/or NACP CERTIFICATE WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

    MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant.

    For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to:http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

    Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

    INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx. As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement.

    DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE:The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone.ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.


    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    The assessments for this job will measure the following Competencies:

    • Program Management
    • Case Management
    • Investigative Information Gathering
    Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If your resume and/or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package. Each Application Package MUST include:

    • Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.
    • Applicable documents to support the eligibility(s) for which you are applying. Please review the following link for a listing of the additional documents you will need to provide: Supporting Documents.
    If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit the following supporting documents with your application package: Marriage Certificate or License; Signed Self-Certification Checklist (must be certified within 30 days); Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable); Transcripts (if applicable). These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: Residency within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor; proof of military member's active duty status; and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying. NOTE: Previous federal employees must also submit the following additional documentation: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months).
    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

    Benefits

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