The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace.
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power.
That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen,Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations.
Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
In order to qualify, you must meet the Basic Qualification Requirement, Radiology Registration Requirement, and the Additional Qualification Requirement described below.
Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
If qualifying based on education, a copy of your unofficial transcripts must be provided with your application.
Basic Qualification Requirement: Successfully completed an educational program accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education AND have an active, current certification as a radiographer in my field.
(Note: You must provide transcripts from the accredited organization and a copy of your radiographer certification).
OR, Have been employed by the Federal Government in a radiologic position prior to January 13, 1986 as evidenced by my current or fully satisfactory performance or certification from a licensed practitioner such as a doctor of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, podiatry, or chiropractic who prescribes radiologic procedures to others (Note: You must provide performance documentation or certification from a licensed practitioner).
OR, Have been employed by the Federal Government in a radiologic position after January 13, 1986; and have (a) received training from institutions in a State or foreign jurisdiction that did not accredit training in that particular field at the time of graduation, OR (b) did not graduate from an accredited educational program, however, I practiced in a State or foreign jurisdiction that did not license that particular field or did not allow special eligibility to take a licensure examination and can show evidence of training, experience, and competence (Note: You must provide documentation to support this response).
AND, Radiology Registration Requirement: A current registration through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for Radiography (R) and Mammography (M).
(Note: You must provide a copy of your registration).
AND, Additional Qualification Requirement: Have at least one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 level (obtained in either the public or private sectors).
This experience must include activities such as: (1) performing specialized procedures to include: needle localization, aspirations, and gal actograms; (2) operating mammography equipment to produce routine images; and (3) maintaining patient records.
(Note: Your resume must clearly define this experience).
OR, Have one or more years (at least 18 semester hours) of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as diagnostic radiology, radiography, radiation therapy, etc. (Note: Qualifying educational programs for radiography and radiation therapy technology are available in accredited colleges, universities, hospitals, medical schools, or postsecondary technical or vocational schools.
Education or training from programs based in hospitals must have been from those hospitals that were accredited at the time of the education or training by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals or by the American Osteopathic Association).
(You must provide copies of your transcripts).
OR, Have a combination of the specialized experience and graduate level education described above.
To compute this, first determine your total qualifying specialized experience as a percentage of the requirement stated in "A" above; then determine your qualifying graduate education as a percentage of the education requirement stated in "B" above; add the two percentages.
The total percentage must equal 100 percent to qualify.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.
You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience
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