Pay Range
$46,989 - $58,734 Per Year
Full Time
Job Grade
Apply By: 2017-11-20
Published: 8 months ago

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Job Summary

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans.

How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

At the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, our duty is to make sure Veterans receive the finest health care available within our resources.

We are devoted to providing primary health care, specialized care, and mental health service to Veterans whom reside within a 50 mile radius of the Medical Center serving veterans in the states of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.   Cincinnati is ranked 73rd out of the 100 Best Cities in the nation, according to

The ranking was created based on economic, health care, housing, civic capital, education, amenities, demographic and infrastructure scores.

In the health care category alone, Cincinnati ranked #2 in the nation!    For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to”] Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.

Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.  For more information on the “Who may apply” eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience: Applicants must have One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-07) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:Experience that provided knowledge of a body of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations, practices, and techniques and involved responsibility for maintaining order and protecting life and property.

In addition to the ability to build alliances to achieve common goals, experience in effectively scheduling work and employee assignments, knowledge in negotiating workforce issues and initiatives, and the ability to multi task and meet deadlines for assigned suspenses or outlined time lines.

There is no educational substitution for the GS-08 level.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; 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.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Creditable specialized experience may have been gained in work on a police force; through service as a military police officer; in work providing visitor protection and law enforcement in parks, forests, or other natural resource or recreational environments; in performing criminal investigative duties; or in other work that provided the required knowledge and skills.

This position requires a current valid, unrestricted driver's license issued within the State or Territory where the officer resides.

Pay Plan
General Schedule (Ch. 51, 5 U.S.C.).
Travel Requirement
Not Required
Security Clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Who May Apply
Open to permanent status employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (includes VHA, VBA and NCA)
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