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Naval Medical Command HEALTH & WELLNESS SPECIALIST in Beaufort, South Carolina


You will serve as a Health and Wellness Specialist in the Directorate for Patient Services, Primary Care Services Department, Health Promotions/Wellness Division of NMRTC BEAUFORT SC. This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.


You will plan, organize and direct the activities of the Health Promotions/Wellness Division and Fitness Center.

You will maintain an updated awareness of all factors affecting good health.

You will coordinate a variety of health testing and screening procedures.

You will maintain files on individual?s participation in health promotion programs.


Conditions of Employment


Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess a Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree with a major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences, or allied sciences appropriate to the work of this position from an educational program and an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time my degree was obtained. (Please provide copy of transcripts. Failure to possess this factor WILL result in an ineligible rating.) In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Developing and managing a health promotion program using health education, nutrition and exercise science. Utilizing health promotions theories, activities and programs that provide requirements and recommendations. Consulting concerning health and wellness topics. Developing training and marketing techniques for the development of programs for all ages. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Applicant has 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, if related graduate level education that is directly related to the position being filled. If you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. IF CLAIMING EDUCATION, FAILURE TO SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS/ITEMIZED LIST WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING. COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be used to meet the total qualification requirements.

Additional Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: In addition to meeting all minimum qualification and eligibility requirements, ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one who possesses the competencies and experience to perform the duties of the position successfully with orientation to learn/understand the activities, procedures, policies and processes. Demonstrated work experience in the occupation is typically qualifying for placement. This criterion cannot be met by education and training. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position. This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management. Occasional Travel maybe required.