Home Living Assistant Cis-1512

Posting ID : A1068520030
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Education Teaching

The Home Living Assistant will work under the general supervision of a Residential Life Manager. He/she will assure the functioning of a well-balanced home living program for students who reside in the Chemawa Indian School dormitory on a 24 hour basis. Duties will combine practical instruction and guidance of students during out of school hours such as personal hygiene, care of clothing, grooming, good manners, handling of money, conduct, adjustment, respect of property, and housekeeping. The work will include obtaining appropriate, medical and law enforcement services, or other emergency services as needed. Additionally, they are responsible for the security and safety of a dormitory during night hours.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Refer to BIE Education Position Categories and Qualifications Handbook for additional qualification requirements and substitutions for education. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements contained in the BIE Education Position Category.

Education: High School or GED diploma and completed at least 32 semester or 48 quarter hours of study in applicable discipline from an accredited institution of higher education.

Applicable academic discipline includes fields related to working with children, such as child development, education, behavioral sciences and cultural studies.

Qualifying experience should be in the same line of work or similar job involving working with high school children.

Good distant vision in one eye and ability to read without strain printed material the size of
typewritten characters are required, glasses permitted. Ability to hear the conversational voice,
with or without a hearing aid, is required except that some positions may be suitable for persons
who are blind or deaf. In most instances, an amputation of arm, hand, leg or foot will not
disqualify an applicant for appointment, although it may be necessary that this condition be
compensated by use of satisfactory prosthesis. In addition, applicants must have mental and
emotional stability.

BASIS OF RATING: All applicants for this position will be rated and ranked based upon the extent and quality of their experience, training and/or education as reflected on the application. Applicants will be further evaluated according to the degree to which they possess or have the potential to acquire knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics as listed below. The judgment of qualifications will be based on the material submitted; therefore, it is to the applicant's advantage to give complete and thorough responses and to present information in a neat and orderly fashion. Qualifications and veteran's preference eligibility will be determined on the basis of information submitted

A background security investigation is required. Appointment is subject to the successful completion of the security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.


*You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
*Applicant is subject to a favorable background investigation. Upon selection, selectee will be required to complete a Declaration for Federal Employment, OF-306. This is a Non-Critical, Moderate Risk Position subject to a favorable adjudicated background investigation.
*Subject to probationary period for equivalent to two (2) academic semesters, which may be extended.
*The incumbent is required to drive a motor vehicle to conduct business at field locations. A valid State driver's license is required. All applicants MUST submit a current GSA Form 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record in order to receive consideration. Incumbent must possess a valid State Driver's License.
*All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, will be required to complete the certification document to confirm their selective service status.
*Government Housing IS NOT available.
*Relocation Expenses WILL NOT be paid.

NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. It is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Veteran Preference determination, Indian Preference, education, training and/or experience. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED BY THIS OFFICE.

Applications become part of the official record and will not be duplicated or returned. This office will accept telefaxed applications. Applicant's qualifications will be evaluated solely on the information submitted by them in their applications. Applications mailed using Government postage and/or envelopes are in violation of OPM and Postal Regulations and will not be considered. E-mailed applications/resumes will NOT be accepted.

HOW TO APPLY: VISIT http://www.chemawa.bie.edu/employment.html for required forms and vacancy list.

Applicants may file a resume/application. The resume/application must include Vacancy Announcement No., Job Title, Duties and accomplishments, Employer's name and address, supervisors name and phone number, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, and salary to ensure optimum consideration. The following forms listed with an * must be submitted in order to be considered for the position.

1.*Applicants may file a resume or any other written format of the applicant's choice. MUST CONTAIN: Vacancy Announcement No., Job Title, Duties and accomplishments, Employer's name and address, supervisors name and phone number, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, and salary. Application or resume must have a signature with a current date.
2.*College Transcript is required for verification/documentation (If selected, applicant must provide Official College Transcripts)
3. Form BIA 3100, Employee Performance Appraisal Plan (if applicable)
4.*Form BIA 4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment, is required for claiming Indian Preference. The form must be completed by the appropriate official with the federally-recognized tribe where the applicant is enrolled as a member. No other form will be accepted.
5.*OF-306 Declaration of Federal Employment (form available at www.opm.gov )
6.Copy of most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, current or former Federal employees.
7.*Applicant Screening Questionnaire, Indian Child Protection Requirement Form, must contain original signature and date. This position is covered by P.L. 101-647, Indian Children Protection Requirements, and persons convicted of crimes enumerated in the law are not eligible for the position.
8.Form GSA 3607, Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record, available at http://www.usa-federal-forms.com/gsa-gsa.html (USE NONFILLABLE PDF VERSION).

9.*Complete names and telephone numbers of three (3) former employers and three (3) personal references. List people who are not related to you and who know you well on a personal basis and know your qualifications and fitness for the kind of job for which you're applying.

Attn: Chemawa Indian School/Sarah Thies
3700 Chemawa Road NE
Salem, Oregon 97305


CONTACT: Sarah Thies


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