Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.
They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.
The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.
About the Position: These positions are located at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI.
Honolulu is where the timeless radiance of the islands meets the modern luxuries of today.
Residents can hike down a lush mountainside, just minutes away from a soaring cityscape or feast at a luau under the stars one night, and dine at a five-star restaurant another.
Located on Oahu, Honolulu is home to the majority of the state's diverse population.
Residents enjoy extensive shopping, medical, continuing education, and year-round recreation opportunities.
Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 10.99% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary.
This is subject to change.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.
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).
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
Specialized experience is defined as: assisting care providers during examinations, procedures, or treatments; assisting patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs); and providing administrative support (i.e. answering phones and or faxes, patient transfers or admissions, ordering supplies, maintaining patient records or charts).
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).
Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-05: Successful completion of at least a full four-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree with courses related to the occupation.
Combination of Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-05: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess.
To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12.
Then divide your semester hours of undergraduate education in excess of 60 hours (total semester hours minus 60) by 60.
Add the two percentages.
The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify.