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Grade: 09

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1 Are you currently serving or have you served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
For the GS-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service such as claims examining, quality assurance, analytical experience, or paralegal work that includes:
-Applying program information (management concepts, guidelines, regulations, policies, or procedures) to a variety of specific situations to explain information to customers, the public, or other employees; AND
-Reviewing material for compliance with organizational regulatory requirements; AND
-Assisting in collecting, interpreting, and analyzing various kinds of data.

OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: A master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D, if related. (Attach a copy of transcripts to ensure you receive proper credit).

OR

Combination of Experience and Education. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.
2

Select the answer that best describes your experience and/or education.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one full year of specialized experience as described in the previous question.
  • I have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work OR I have a LL.M., LL.B., or J.D. in a field related to this position.
  • I have a combination of the education and experience listed above (1 and 2) in which my percentage of specialized experience and education totals to 100%. (For example: the completion of 50% requirements for J.D. and 6 months of specialized experience.)
  • I do not meet the specialized experience as described in the previous question and do not meet the qualifying education as listed in the selections above.
3

Make sure experience is clearly documented in your resume. Please give the dates/resume reference when you gained this experience/education so it may be found to ensure you receive proper credit.

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4

Select the choice(s) that pertain to your experience in compiling and analyzing data to draw conclusions, create solutions, or make recommendations for improvement.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience conducting research of problems or systems to identify the cause of programmatic deficiencies.
  • I have experience collecting and analyzing data to formulate solutions to programmatic deficiencies or make recommendations for improvement.
  • I have experience reviewing and interpreting program and policy guidance.
  • I have experience analyzing programs to determine if they meet relevant requirements.
  • I have experience which required a working knowledge and familiarity with legal rules or instructions, program requirements, etc.
  • I have experience developing methods to learn more about a problem (i.e. developing surveys, conducting interviews or finding other ways to understand what has caused a problem to develop.).
  • I have experience in interviewing officials to collect information.
  • None of the above.
5

Do you have experience reviewing forms to determine whether they have been completed in accordance with applicable requirements and instructions?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6

Do you have experience reviewing personal financial disclosure reports?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7

Please indicate which of the following choice(s) best reflect your experience in reviewing personal financial disclosure reports:

Answer to this question is required
  • I have reviewed public financial disclosure reports (OGE Form 278/OGE Form 278-T).
  • I have reviewed confidential financial disclosure reports (OGE Form 450 or alternative reports).
  • I have reviewed personal financial disclosure reports filed by state or local-level employees.
  • I have reviewed personal financial disclosure reports filed by private sector employees.
  • None of the above.
8

Please identify where and when you obtained the experience that supports your response above. DO NOT paste your resume here and DO NOT state "see resume" as your response.)

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9

Do you have experience or education in the application of ethics-related statutes, regulations or policies applicable to the public sector?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10

Response Required: Please identify where and when you obtained the experience or education that supports your response above. DO NOT paste your resume here and DO NOT state "see resume" as your response.)

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11

Please indicate which of the following choice(s) best reflect your experience or education regarding ethics-related statutes, regulations or policies:

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience answering ethics or compliance–related questions involving multiple authorities.
  • I have experience in independently researching and advising on ethics-related questions regarding ethics or compliance program requirements.
  • I have experience answering ethics or compliance-related questions involving a single authority.
  • Under supervision, I have experience in researching and advising on ethics or compliance program-related questions.
  • I have had education or training regarding ethics or compliance-related statutes, regulations or policies, but have not yet performed these duties on the job.
  • I have had education or training regarding the evaluation of ethics or compliance programs to assess their compliance with applicable statutes, regulations and policies.
  • None of the above.
12

Please identify where and when you obtained the experience or education that supports your response above. DO NOT paste your resume here and DO NOT state "see resume" as your response.)

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
13

Do you have experience or education in the application of ethics-related statutes, regulations or policies applicable to the private (non-government) sector?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Select the choice(s) that most accurately reflects your experience with respect to planning and evaluating. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed an approach to monitor and report on activities with the guidance of my supervisor.
  • I have managed a project’s issues, risks, and requirements in order to insure that the project progresses appropriately.
  • I have monitored and created reports to provide updates on a project’s issues, risks, status, and requirements to organizational leadership.
  • I have determined short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them.
  • I have coordinated with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goal.
  • None of the above.
15

Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your experience with respect to influencing, motivating, and challenging others along with adapting leadership styles to a variety of situations.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience related to this activity.
  • I have independently acted as a team lead to manage the work of one part of a larger project.
  • I have acted as a project lead to manage the work of a multidisciplinary team in order to complete a project.
  • I have acted as a mentor to others, providing guidance on a task or project.
16

Select the choice(s) that most accurately reflects your experience identifying problems, determining accuracy and relevance of information, using sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and making recommendations.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience related to this activity.
  • I have recognized a problem and provided options to others for how to address the issue.
  • I have identified that a problem exists, but needed assistance in resolving the issue.
  • I have uncovered a problem and brainstormed new or innovative ways to resolve the issue.
  • I have discovered a problem and considered the possible consequences of my actions before determining how to progress.
17

What is your experience working on teams?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated in a cross-organizational team.
  • I have coordinated the activities of a team within my workgroup.
  • I have recommended alternatives or changes in methods, processes, or techniques to improve the effectiveness of my workgroup.
  • None of the above.
18

Which of the following describes your interpersonal skills?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have interacted with customers/stakeholders to understand their needs.
  • I have listened to customer/stakeholder requests and documented responses for future workgroup action.
  • I have developed work products as directed to meet business needs.
  • I have provided assistance to fellow team members.
  • None of the above.
19

Select the following choice(s) as they relate to your communication experience:

Answer to this question is required
  • I deal effectively with pressure exerted by others.
  • I have experience in convincing outside representatives of organizational goals and needs.
  • I have experience which required me to give and solicit information in person and over telephone to people at all work levels or to the public.
  • I have experience conducting training courses, meetings or briefings to varied audiences.
  • I participate in activities of formal organizations (i.e. civic groups, church groups, etc.).
  • I have strong experience developing informational networks.
  • I have experience in meeting individuals, coordinating work with others and instructing individuals in performance of tasks or limited projects.
  • None of the above.
20

Select the following choice(s) which reflect your experience with oral communication.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience speaking before groups on topics which are noncontroversial.
  • I have experience engaging contacts which involve active participation in conferences, meetings or presentations.
  • I have experience in presenting oral responses in a concise and logical manner.
  • I have limited experience speaking before groups on topics which are well-defined and informational in nature.
  • None of the above.
21

Which of the following verbal communication methods have you used to collect/present information?

Answer to this question is required
  • Presented findings as directed
  • Interviewed customer/stakeholders
  • Called those outside of your organization to gather information
  • Represented your work group at meetings or conference calls
  • None of the above
22

Which of the following do you have experience writing?

Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared written documentation for my workgroup
  • Prepared written documentation for my immediate team
  • Prepared written documentation for my supervisor
  • None of the above
23

What type of documents do you have experience writing?

Answer to this question is required
  • Reports
  • Performance/work Summaries
  • Procedural guidance
  • Editing already existing documents
  • Composition of a written explanation to a non-routine problem containing potential solutions and recommendations
  • Composing routine letters
  • None of the above