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Program Coordinator (victims Assistance)

Company: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Location: San Carlos
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:


The Office of Justice Services, within the Bureau of Indian Affairs, is searching for individuals to serve as the Victim Assistance Program Coordinator. If selected, you will develop and implement specific victim assistance programs and activities within the Office of Justice Services. The program and activities you will be responsible for include promoting and identifying the rights of victims, providing direct services to crime victims, and promoting a comprehensive victim assistance program.

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  • Accepting applications
    • Open & closing dates

      11/05/2021 to 11/18/2021
    • Salary

      $53,433 - $100,739 per year
    • Pay scale & grade

      GS 9 - 12
    • Help

      1 vacancy in the following location:
      • San Carlos, AZ
      • Telework eligible

        Yes-as determined by the agency policy.
      • Travel Required

        Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position six to ten nights per month for this position.
      • Relocation expenses reimbursed

        Yes-You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
      • Appointment type

        Term - Term Position - Not to Exceed 09/30/2022
      • Work schedule

      • Service

      • Promotion potential

      • Job family (Series)

        0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
      • Supervisory status

      • Security clearance

        Top Secret
      • Drug test

      • Position sensitivity and risk

        Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk
      • Trust determination process

      • Announcement number

        ST-22--CAWV-DM (MP)
      • Control number

        This job is open to
        • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

          Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
        • Federal employees - Competitive service

          Current or former competitive service federal employees.
        • Individuals with disabilities
        • Land & base management

          Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
        • Military spouses
        • Native Americans

          Native Americans or Alaskan Natives with a tribal affiliation.
        • Veterans Clarification from the agency

          Current or former career or career-conditional Federal employees in the competitive service Indian preference eligibles (must submit a BIA Form 4432) Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the armed forces with an honorable discharge Government employees eligible through an Interchange agreement Candidates eligible under Non-Competitive special hiring authority Current or former time-limited employees eligible under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act

          • Designs, plans, and directs the dissemination of information pertinent to various victim protection laws, BIA-OJS policy and programs on victim related matters, and other relevant victim services.
          • Develops and maintains a library of resource materials for use by victims, witnesses, community organizations, and within BIA-OJS.
          • Develops the written verbiage for brochures and other outreach material where there is a lack of pertinent literature, or existing literature that is not fully appropriate to the BIA-OJS VAP needs.
          • Speaks to public, civic, industry, and special interest groups about victim?s issues to publicize Federal efforts to develop and improve programs and efforts to promote interest and support for victims at the local level.
          • Serves as the BIA-OJS VAP representative and expert on local, tribal, state, and national task forces, committees, and working groups regarding victim related issues.
          • Reviews literature on victim issues, analyzing changes in legislation case law court rules, Department of Justice policies, and other issues of direct relevance to the BIA-OJS VAP.
          • Obtaining services and assistance for victims through specific Federal programs and funds such as the BIA?s Victim Assistance Funds.
          • Coordinating with various law enforcement agencies as needed to assist victims.
          • Provide authoritative advice and guidance to the BIA-OJS.
          • Develops and provides training materials, information, and resources to BIA-OJS VAP and other Bureaus; support staff; staff of Federal investigative agencies; state, local, and tribal law enforcement; and community service providers. Help

            Conditions of Employment
            • U.S. Citizenship Required
            • Indian Preference applies
            • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit
            • You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
            • A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
            • If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
            • Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record within the 4 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607.
            • This position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test is received.
            • The full performance level of this position is a GS-12.
            • Promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date.
            • A career ladder promotion are at the discretion of management, and in no way guaranteed.
            • This is an "On-Call" position.
            • Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of the position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. Qualifications

              To qualify at the GL-09 grade level you must meet ONE of the following criteria:

              A. Experience: One year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS/GL-07 giving assistance to victims affected by sexual assault, domestic violence, burglary, and similar crimes. Examples at this level may include interviewing and providing resource referral counseling for crime victims, their families and witnesses; assisting victims of crimes with filling out paperwork to access funding or services needed; and providing victims with information on the availability of counseling or other social services.
              B. Education: 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree or a LL.B or J.D., in a related field of study
              C. A combination of specialized experience and education that totals 100% of the experience requirement.

              In addition to the experience at the lower grade level to qualify at the GS-11 grade level you must meet ONE of the following criteria:

              A. Experience: One year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS/GL-09 grade level giving direction to victims of crime and coordinating the circumstances with law enforcement personnel and/or social services staff. Examples at this level may include assessing victim's needs for medical, psychological, legal, financial, or unemployment services; promoting crime victim rights, and providing referrals to social service agencies.
              B. Education: 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree ora L.L.M. in a related field of study
              C. A combination of specialized experience and education that totals 100% of the experience requirement.

              In addition to the experience at lower grade levels, to qualify at the GS-12 grade level, you must have one year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level managing a victim's assistance program. Examples may include training officers on victims' issues, family violence, or working with individuals with mental, emotional or learning disabilities; networking with federal, state, regional, and local public and private entities to advocate for victims of crimes; and advocating victim rights to state and local law enforcement programs.

              All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

              Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date.


              If you are qualifying based on your education, you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
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Keywords: Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Gilbert , Program Coordinator (victims Assistance), Other , San Carlos, Arizona

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