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FW: Announcement #: NEAG11404217 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Classification:  UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

Please note the following position available with the U.S. Army Hearing Program office. Thank you.

Vacancy Announcement Number: NEAG11404217

Opening Date: November 08, 2011  Closing Date: November 21, 2011
Salary:  $89,033 - $115,742 Annual
Place of Work:  US Army Public Health Command (USAPHC), Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Army Hearing Program 51, DUTY LOCATION: EDGEWOOD, MD

Position Status:        This is a Permanent position. -- Full Time

Duties: You will support Hearing Readiness, covering audiometric monitoring of individual and unit hearing readiness, use of Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Hearing Conservation (DOEHRS-HC) and Medical Protection System (MEDPROS). Support Operational Hearing Services with tactical and conventional hearing protectors, tactical communication and protective systems, noise monitoring and noise abatement referrals, health education training and evaluation of countermeasures effectiveness. Provide consultations to Clinical Hearing Services on diagnostic audiology procedures for hearing loss. Provide advice, guidance and direction regarding policy and objectives related to Army Hearing Program (AHP). Plan and conduct comprehensive AHP site visits and studies.

About the Position: Serves in Army Hearing Program, Directorate of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, providing technical and administrative support to Department of the Army (DA), Army National Guard (ARNG) and Reserve personnel covering the four elements of the Army Hearing Program (AHP): Hearing Readiness, Operational Hearing Services; Hearing Conservation and Clinical Hearing Services; developing innovative and unique methods of problem solving and evaluation; and providing advice, guidance, and direction regarding establishment of policy and objectives related to AHP to DA, Office of the Surgeon General, major commands, installations, and other elements within the Department of Defense.

Who May Apply: https://vabselfnom.cpol.army.mil/forward/VAB?id=whoMayApply
*       All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
*       Reinstatement eligibles.
*       Applicants eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA)
*       Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles.
*       Military spouses eligible under EO 13473.

Qualifications: Click on link below to view qualification standard.
General Schedule https://vabselfnom.cpol.army.mil/forward/VAB?id=qualifications&selection1=occGroup7

*       SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Candidates for this position must identify in their resume that they possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level that demonstrates the following: 1) Mastery of advanced concepts, principles and practices of hearing conservation and hearing readiness that enable the incumbent to make recommendations that significantly affect the context, interpretation or development of agency policies or programs covering critical hearing matters; 2) Must have comprehensive knowledge of the Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Hearing Conservation (DOEHRS-HC) functions and capabilities for teaching end users and addressing questions; 3) Well developed skill in preparing clear and concise technical reports, program documents, and correspondence.

Must be a current, nationally-certified Audiologist, with Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) or Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA).


Marjorie A.M. Grantham, Ph.D.
Program Manager, Total Army Hearing Program
US Army Public Health Command - Army Institute of Public Health
5158 Blackhawk Road
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD  21010-5403
(410) 436-1060/3797

Classification:  UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE