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Victim Assistance Specialist

Company: Department Of Justice
Location: tulsa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Summary

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

This is a 1 year and 2 weeks Term Appointment. This appointment may be extended up to the 4 years limit without further competition. This appointment does not confer competitive status.

The opening date has been extended until Monday, April 19th.

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Responsibilities

If selected for this position you will serve as a Victim Assistance Specialist in the United States Attorney Office (USAO) Victim Assistance Program. You will perform specific program activities within the District which promote compliance with federal laws and policy concerning assistance for federal crime victims. Programmatic activities include maintaining mutual communication between the District and federal, state, and local law enforcement, social service groups, and other organizations concerned with promoting the rights of victims, as well as providing direct services to crime victims during the criminal justice process. Typical duties include:

* Respond to victim inquiries via phone, email, letters and fax, assessing victim concerns, and determine program eligibility for victim assistance services. * Assist staff by securing a wide variety of specialized victim services. * Generate statistical and quantitative reports and analyze program activities. * Ensure victims and witnesses are kept informed of developments throughout the case. * Develop and maintain a library of resource materials for use by victims, community organizations, and office staff.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

* Job family (Series)

0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen or National * Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required * You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable * If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period. * Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement. * You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

Qualifications

GS-09: To be qualified at the GS-9 level, you must meet at least ONE of the following conditions, as defined below: Specialized Experience, Education OR a combination of Education and Experience.

Specialized Experience: At least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in federal service advocating on behalf of victims; providing information to victims in regard to status of cases and results of trials; providing in court support during hearings; and obtaining services and assistance for victims.

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Education: One of the following types of education in a related field: A Master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D.); OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.

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Combination of Education and Experience: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate education must be in excess of 1 full year.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

Education

All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov

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Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

Keywords: Department Of Justice, Tulsa , Victim Assistance Specialist, Other , tulsa, Oklahoma

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