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$63,420 to $82,448 / Per Year
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Apply by: 2018-03-19 Published: 3 months ago

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The primary purpose of this position is to provide professional medical nutrition therapy and other nutrition care services and oversight in support of a Human Performance and Optimization (HPO) Program for Air Force tactical athletes.

The incumbent provides nutrition counseling services to Air Force tactical athletes whose physical needs require complex dietary management to meet training demands and optimize performance.

Basic Requirements for GS-0630 Positions: A Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in a major study of dietetics, food, nutrition, food service management, institution management, or related science.

For dietitian positions, the curriculum must have been in accordance with the qualifying requirements established by The American Dietetic Association (ADA) in effect at the time of graduation.

Information on ADA-approved curricula may be obtained from The American Dietetic Association, 430 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611.

(Professional registration as a registered dietitian (R.D.) is evidence of meeting ADA requirements.) AND In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience for GS-0630-11 which includes knowledge of nutrition and complex phases of sports dietetics as appropriate to the ages of tactical athletes served.

Knowledge of the wide range of professional principles and practices of sports dietetics, and the relationship of other complicating illnesses, injuries, and treatment methods to the specialty phase.

Knowledge of complex concepts of educational practices and techniques to counsel tactical athletes, develop and conduct tactical athlete education programs, and provide in-service education programs to all segments of the program as well as one-on-one tailored programs.

Knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment used in food preparation and service.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-09 grade/level or equivalent in the federal service.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

OR Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or related disciplines which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-09 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral.

TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Credentials: Must be a Registered, Licensed Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) 2. Knowledge of an extensive range of professional sports nutrition theories, principles, practices, and procedures to enhance athlete performance.

3. Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of the athlete performance including progress, acknowledgement of teaching, follow-up counseling, and goals and plans.

4. Skill to perform in-depth sports nutrition assessments through collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data from laboratory results, interviews, drug-nutrient interactions, anthropometrical measurements, and client history.

5. Ability to develop, implement, and conduct nutrition therapy, nutrition education and counseling programs tailored to individualized plans.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

6. Ability to interpret and implement evolving sports nutrition standards, and regulatory standards from a variety of organizations such as the CDR, AND, American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations or the Air Force Inspector General (Health Services Inspection and Operational Readiness Inspection).

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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