6/27/14

:Department Of Agriculture- Forest Service

Position  Social Services Assistant
Requirements  You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements. GS-05: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-4 grade level. OR successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that (a) included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of subjects directly related to the work of the position; (b) included a major in social behavior, human behavior, or health care or; (c) was supplemented by specialized experience as described above for GS-4; OR equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying. General Experience: (l) Any type of work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position, or (2) experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject area of the occupation. Specialized Experience: Examples include - •Group leader in community or residential recreation or training programs. •Counselor in a youth summer camp. •Instructor in a training program for the development of job skills. •Work that demonstrated the ability to be responsible for and to lead and train members of a job crew. •Group activities leader in the Armed Services. •Unit leader-monitor-proctor for a dormitory group in a boarding school or other residential facility. •Aid or assistant to professional or specialist staff in such fields as personnel (private or government), employment guidance in a vocational or academic institution, social service, or manpower development. •Aid or assistant to professional or associate staff engaged in work of a social services nature in private, public welfare, government program, or community organizations, or in voluntary activities. •Aid or assistant to professional or specialist staff working with individuals who are addicted to or abuse alcohol and/or drugs. To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. REQUIREMENTS: May be subject to satisfactory completion of one year probationary or trial period. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Must possess and maintain a valid commercial driver's license. This position requires the selectee to obtain or possess a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and therefore, is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Department of Transportation (DOT)/Forest Service Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program. Applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use unless they currently occupy a TDP under the DOT/Forest Service Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing Program. Final appointment is conditional on a negative drug test. This announcement constitutes 30 days advance notice. • DRUG TESTING: This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP). Selectee must submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and random testing thereafter. Final appointment and continued employment is conditional on negative results for illegal drug use.
Responsibilities  Gives practical advice and counsel to students and proposes solutions to routine problems. Maintains order and discipline among students. Provides leadership and direction to students in performing daily housekeeping duties, work details, physical training, recreation, hygiene, etc. Serves as primary assistant to a Dormitory Manager. Schedules, coordinates, and supervises work details, recreational and other group activities. Follows supervisor’s instruction on assignments, deadlines, and priorities. Uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently
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Mammoth Cave, KY
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