Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Posted on Jun 16, 2021 via USAJobs

U.S. Army Forces Command, Department of the Army

Fort Drum, NY  |   #government


About the Position: These positions are located with US Army Forces Command, Holistic Health and Fitness Human Performance Team, Fort Drum, NY.

A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized.

Salary negotiation may be available for those candidates who are new to Federal service.

Student Loan repayment may be authorized.

Advanced leave accrual may be authorized.

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.

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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).

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

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Specialized experience: One year of specialized experience which includes implementing occupational therapy interventions and educating on occupational therapy programs or evaluating occupational therapy results.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).

OR Education: One full year of graduate-level education from an accredited college or university leading to such a degree in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Kinesiotherapy, Kinesiology, Sports Medicine, Exercise Science or related field of study.

OR Combination of Experience and Education: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12.

Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18.

Add the two percentages.

In addition to meeting the requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the license requirement listed below: Licensure: Applicants must possess a current, active, valid, and unrestricted license as an Occupational Therapy Assistant from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

Deadline: 2021-06-30 (14 days left)
Salary: 43K-56K Per Year

How to Apply

Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.

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