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Personal Financial Management Specialist
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  Job posted:   Sat Apr 14, 2018
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Personal Financial Management Specialist
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## Duties
### Summary
Fleet and Family Readiness is looking for the best and brightest to join our TEAM!!! The Navy team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms by enhancing the qualify of life for Sailors, their families, and others in the Navy Community. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training.
**Family Readiness **includes the Fleet and Family Support Program and Emergency Response.
The Fleet and Family Support Program provides services through Fleet and Family Support Centers, such as relocation assistance, new parent support, deployment services, clinical counseling services, financial management counseling, family employment services, family advocacy and the transition assistance programs.
The Emergency Response Program manages Navy Installations Command's response plans to provide assistance to the Navy Family during a disaster.
**Fleet Readiness **is comprised of Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs, official and recreational lodging, and food and beverage operations. These services include:
* Fitness and Sports
* Deployed Forces Support
* Movies and Libraries
* Golf and Bowling
* Marinas and Outdoor Recreation
* Liberty Program
* Information, Tickets and Travel
* Navy Entertainment Program
* Navy Gateway Inns & Suites
* Galleys and Recreational Dining
* MWR Lodging
* Child Development Centers and Homes
* Youth and Teen Centers
* School-Age Care
* School Liaison Officer Program
**Navy Housing **manages housing Navywide, including permanent party family housing and unaccompanied housing. Focused on assisting Sailors, both single and those with families, receive suitable, affordable and safe housing wherever they are assigned.
The **Support Services Center **supports the other four divisions and regional Fleet and Family Readiness Service Centers through a consolidation of management support functions, such as NAF financial management, marketing, training, NAF human resources, facilities and acquisition, information technology, and management evaluation and assistance.
**Navy Wounded Warrior - Safe Harbor **coordinates the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, and provides resources and support to their families and offers individually-tailored assistance to ensure enrollees' successful recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration.
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### Responsibilities
**Major Duties and Responsibilities**
Responsible for planning, organizing and developing new PFM Curriculum.
Responsible for personal financial one-on-one consultation, information and referral, classroom training, workshops and seminars in support of the education and training component of the Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) programs and services.
Responsible for assisting clients with personal financial readiness, money management, debt liquidations, and consumer affairs. Refers as necessary to Legal, Navy & Marine Corps Relief Society and other helping agencies. Provides individualized counseling services to military beneficiaries and their families which includes advice and assistance in such areas as clarifying needs in order of their priority, identifying immediate and long range measures to increase income, reduce household expenditures, avoid additional financial burdens; developing improved financial record-keeping, a personal budget and a financial plan to achieve solvency and stability; and fostering a recognition of the legal implications of indebtedness and recommending legal assistance if warranted.
Assists military (E-6 and above) Command Financial Specialist's in counseling involving complex cases.
Incumbent reviews policy directives, instructions, and plans issued by higher management, establishing broad guidelines and/or recommended functional coverage of marketing programs.
Plans and coordinates the details of recurring and non­recurring activities, special events, and joint community undertakings so as to make maximum use of resources, consistent with the mission and with the principles of resource development, improvement, and management.
Plans, develops, and provides program publicity through organized methods of newsletters, bulletins, and newspaper articles designed to reach and attract all eligible beneficiaries.
Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of ongoing financial management programs from the standpoint of participant response, resources, unforeseen developments, and program objectives. Adapts and varies program activities accordingly.
Attends conferences, meetings, and planning sessions with other activity or department representatives to obtain and exchange information.
Provides advisory services to the Director and program managers on matters relating to the above discussions.
Maintains records and ensures privacy and confidentiality of all records and information regarding PFM counseling is maintained.
Collects, updates, and disseminates up-to-date consumer information.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - To Support Mission
##### Supervisory status
No
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
United States Citizens
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
* #### Job family (Series)
0187 Social Services
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* Requirements
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## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
**PLEASE READ THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY TO ENSURE ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE ADDRESSED IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE.**
**RELOCATION NOT AUTHORIZED**
**KEY REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT**
* You must be a US Citizen.
* Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
* Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
* Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
* Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
* Social Security Card is required.
* Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-VERIFY) check.
* A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.
**NOTE:** Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility at -verify/self-check. Although a Self-Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.
### Qualifications
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. All non-government positions identified on your resume must include complete address and to and from dates. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates and address of the agency/organization.
One year of specialized experience directly related to the duties described above. Qualifying experience must have been equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression.
Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
Must have the ability to make favorable personal contacts with all levels of personnel of policy making commands with a large number of high ranking officer and enlisted personnel.
Knowledge of the formulation and execution of needs assessment tools.
Knowledge of the military and the challenges of the military life style.
Skilled in one-on-one consultation and training.
Skilled in providing group facilitation and knowledge of group dynamics.
Knowledge of the tenets of adult education and the develop­ment of training curricula based on the adult learning model.
Knowledge encompassing a wide range of financial areas, specifically those affecting the military and their families
Ability to work productively with Command Financial Specialist.
Knowledge of the personal financial management issues facing service members and their families and the ability to support them with individual assistance or through training in seminars or workshops or through appropriated referral.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.
Ability to use verbal and written communication skills Effectively.
Ability to conduct program evaluations and use that evaluation to improve program effectiveness.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software and demonstrated ability to use software to prepare management reports and provide management reports and provide information.
Ability to travel, visit other activities, appraise different program elements, and to evaluate similarities and differences according to their respective missions as they relate to the PFM program.
Ability to present initial ideas, plans, and programs for command approval.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to render decisions and react responsibly to various problems and/or situations that may occur, based on extensive knowledge of current and past policies and precedents relating to Fleet & Family Support programs.
Ability as a positive leader to influence the action of others in obtaining participation and fulfillment of the financial needs of a very large body of many categories of personnel.
Knowledge of the Department's functional operation and procedures.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire and your RESUME MUST SUPPORT AND VALIDATE YOUR ANSWERS or you may be removed from consideration.
**ONLY THE MOST HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE REFERRED. IF MANAGEMENT DOES NOT WISH TO SELECT A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE, THEY MAY REQUEST A REFERRAL LIST INCLUDING WELL OR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS.**
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.
### Education
Bachelor's Degree in education or a combination of education and experience to serve as a personal financial management counselor.
National Certification as an Accredited Financial Counselor Preferred - Must have or obtain within one (1) year of hire.
Receives continuing education on personal financial management on an annual basis and maintain professional certification, once acquired.
### Additional information
Some positions have special requirements
* Position is a non-critical, sensitive, supervisory position requiring access to IT II system and/or access to PII. An access National Agency Check investigation (ANACI) is required via the SF 86 security form.
* Required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450. Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006.
* Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
* For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
**This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of closing date.**
The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to CNISEHQN9NAFJOBS@NAVY.MILto ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your experience is subject to evaluation and verification against the information in your resume. The numeric rating you receive is a self-assessment only and is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, or if your resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or may be considered ineligible.
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.
Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: **Preview Applicant Questionnaire**.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive
* Required Documents
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## Required Documents
* Resume
* Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your resume
* OF-306.
* Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
* If claiming Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc). is required.
* If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, , etc). is required.
* If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders (applicable for NF-03 and below or equivalent).
* If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.
* If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
* If you are a current federal employee, submit your last three evaluations.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:
* Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
* Stability of Federal Civilian Service
* People with passion for doing work that matters
* Quality of Work Life Balance
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
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## How to Apply
To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USA JOBS account.
Application process is submitted through your USA JOBS account. Resumes/ Applications received other than by USA JOBS will be destroyed and will not be considered.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify all the information in their resume and documents; HR will not modify documents submitted by an applicant. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in the resume.
**Qualifications must be clearly verifiable in your resume. Government positions must include pay plan, series, grade, to and from dates, and government agency/department.**
Where a first cut-off date is indicated, a selection may be made from the resumes/applications received as of the specified first cut-off date. Completed applications (resume, supporting documentation, etc.) must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Time on the cut-off/closing date. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed.
**Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. You must submit all required documentation or you will not be considered for the position. Failure to submit all the required documentation may result in not be considered for the position.**
#### Technical Support
* Check the status of the application system and maintenance schedule here: status.fhrnavigator.com
* If you experience technical difficulties applying online, report it here: support@econsys.com. The support inbox is monitored Monday through Friday, from 8 AM ET until 6 PM ET.
* Make sure your status in USAJOBS is 'Received' after you submit your application to ensure it was submitted successfully.
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### Agency contact information
### Commander, Navy Region South East
##### Phone
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CNISEHQN9NAFJOBS@NAVY.MIL
##### Address
Commander, Navy Region Southeast
919 Langley Street PO Box 14D
Jacksonville, FL
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### Next steps
***All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email.*** Applicants will either be contacted by email for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that communication is performed via email if you do not read your email, provide an inaccurate email address and/ or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
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## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496446900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 04/11/2018 to 04/21/2018
*Salary:* $23.85 to $25.43 per hour
*Pay scale & grade:* NF 04
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - Full Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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