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Veterans Outreach Program Specialist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Veterans Outreach Program Specialist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-17-MOw-1939855-T5-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $40,684.00 to $78,270.00 Grade 09 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/2/2017 Close Date 8/31/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-02 to 2017-08-31

  • Salary

    $40,684 to $78,270 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 09 - 11

  • Series

    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

  • Appointment type

    Agency Employees Only

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1939855

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?

The VAMC in Memphis TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA Mid-South Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; and Nashville and Mountain Home TN.

For more information about the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/"]


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. 


VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.


The Veteran Outreach Program Specialist will serve as the principal outreach staff member for the Vet Center and to provide outreach services to all individuals eligible for Vet Center services including all combat theater veterans and their families, veterans sexually traumatized while on active duty, families of service members who die while on active duty, and any new cohorts of veterans who become eligible for Vet Center services as they transition from the combat zone to civilian life.

Develops and distributes outreach materials to include brochures, fact sheets, web content, and other targeted information which highlights Vet Center service and locations.  Provide transitional assistance program briefings.  Works with local and regional media including television, radio, and print media to alert newly returning service members and their families to Vet Center services and activities.

Work Schedule: Varies.  The candidate will work full time and work may involve working evenings, weekends, and holidays NTE 40 hour per week.

Position Description Title/PD#: Veterans Outreach Program Specialist/PD#50220-O

Location:  1030 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN  38104

"Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level."

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Designated driver for the Mobile Vet Center Vehicle

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

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Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Maria Owens
Phone: (901)523-8990x6465


VHA Memphis VAMC
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
HR Management Service 1030 Jefferson Ave

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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