Physical Therapist Job in FORT BENNING, GA

Vacancy No. NC7X20654321994 Department Department of Defense Education Activity
Salary $81,425.00 to $119,519.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/20/2020 Close Date 2/23/2021
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public

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

    Opening and closing dates 11/20/2020 to 02/23/2021

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    AD 00

  • Salary

    $81,425 to $119,519 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Fort Benning, GA
Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

This is an Excepted Service Position

Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties
    Duties Summary

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    • Provides therapy and continually observes students on an individual and group basis to evaluate progress in meeting students' goals and objectives; confers regularly with other IEP implementers to monitor role-release activities
    • Assists students in adapting and coping by influencing developmental patterns of behavior in the functional areas of gross motor and transfer abilities, positioning, and psychological behavior to promote a state of health and sense of well being
    • Oversees proper use and care of equipment which allows the student to function more independently
    • Screens students upon Case Study Committee recommendation in order to determine possible need for physical therapy
    • Provides assessment of referred individuals which may include developmental level, status of sensory-motor and musculo-skeletal systems, self-help skills, equipment needs, and prepares a written report of findings and recommendations
    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0633 Physical Therapist

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Requirement.
    • Proof of U.S. Citizenship required.
    • Direct deposit of pay is required.
    • Two year trial period may be required.
    • Appointment subject to a suitability/fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation.
    • This position requires a Tier 1 (T1) investigation with Childcare Checks since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
    • This position is a Testing Designated position subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. You will be required to sign a DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing.
    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
    Knowledge of the professional principles of physical therapy concepts and methodologies to develop plans using standard procedures and to modify intervention plans according to changing conditions or reactions

    Bachelor's degree in physical therapy from an accredited college or university Physical therapy license by the appropriate certification board

    Skill in developing Individual Education Programs to teach new skills, compensating skills, or restore performance. Communication skills, both oral and written.

    Knowledge of levels of motor, cognitive, psychological, and social skills and abilities expected at various stages of life; common disabilities associated with emotional, neurological, orthopedic, and general medical conditions that interfere with the ability to function in an educational setting


    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

    Additional information

    DoDEA Employment Application System (EAS) - To apply go to:

    EAS allows educators seeking employment with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) the ability to submit and manage their applications in an online environment. EAS provides the applicant the ability to update their information each year.

    All DoDEA applicants may view their applications online and make changes to their application at any time.

    To view your application:
    - View application: click here
    - Once there, log on as a returning user (not as a new applicant) with your user name and password.
    - Username - your last name and last 4 digits of your social security number, e.g. smith0000
    - Password - whatever you chose (if you forgot your password, you can click on "Forgot Your Password" on the login screen under returning user).

    The following documents must be uploaded to your online EAS application. You must submit all required documents; otherwise your application will be considered incomplete.
    1. Online EAS application - Required
    2. Official Transcripts - Required
    3. Copy of State or Territory Certification/License or DoDEA License
    4. Eligibility documentation (SF-50, DD-214, etc.) - If applicable to you (Eligibility documentation may contain: Copy of latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if applicant has current or previous Federal civil service experience.

    *Photocopy of all OFFICIAL undergraduate and graduate college/university transcripts (front and back) with announcement number stated on them. To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts (front and back) for each degree earned to include any additional courses currently in progress. Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not official will be removed from the application and will not be considered. (Transcripts must be in English).

    Applicants claiming 5-point veteran's preference must submit a copy of DD-214 (copy member 4), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Applicants claiming 10-point veteran's preference must submit DD-214 and Standard Form 15, form available online under forms at Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as the required documentation indicated on the SF-15. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the agency's inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.

    Note: Applicants may not be considered or rated if they do not submit all of the forms indicated above and failure to submit the required forms will not be a basis for subsequent appeal or grievance.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once your complete application is received (via EAS) and the announcement has closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview as vacancies occur.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    • Online EAS application
    • Official Transcripts
    • Physical therapy license by the appropriate certification board

    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.

  • Benefits

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    Agency contact information: Army Applicant Help Desk
    DoDEA Americas Region Office
    4800 Mark Center Drive
    Alexandria, VA 22311
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    Agency contact information Army Applicant Help Desk Army Applicant Help Desk

    White Elementary School
    300 1st Division Road Bldg 1050
    Fort Benning, GA 31905
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    Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), as one of only two Federally-operated school systems, is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and managing prekindergarten through 12th grade educational programs on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD). DoDEA is globally positioned, operating 164 accredited schools in 8 districts located in 11 foreign countries, 7 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA employs approximately 15,000 employees who serve more than 72,000 children of active duty military and DoD civilian families. DoDEA is committed to ensuring that all school-aged children of military families are provided a world-class education that prepares them for postsecondary education and/or career success and to be leading contributors in their communities as well as in our 21st century globalized society.

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    Next steps

    You will receive consideration for this vacancy for School Year 2020/2021

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