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Grade: 13

1 GS-13: Do you have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 level, as defined in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Choose the response that best describes your knowledge of and experience in the field of adult education, instructional systems design and emerging educational technology. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing educational courses at the Master's degree level that included the use of technology.
  • I have experience developing educational courses at the Bachelor's degree level that included the use of technology.
  • I have experience developing training courses that included the use of technology.
  • None of the above.
3 Choose the response that best describes your knowledge of current public sector policy issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing and implementing public policy initiatives at the Federal level.
  • I have experience developing and implementing public policy initiatives at the state or local level.
  • I have experience implementing public policy initiatives at the federal, state or local level.
  • None of the above.
4 Choose the response that best describes your skill in the design and use of applied research techniques. Answer to this question is required
  • The use of applied research is an integral part of my job.  
  • I have used applied research to address issues within my organization.
  • I have  limited experience using applied research techniques, but have acquired training and education in this area.
  • None of the above.
5 Choose the response that best describes your skill in managing and coordinating multiple, ongoing training courses and/or workshops. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience managing or coordinating education/training programs, courses or workshops at the national level that include all facets of planning and implementation. Specifically: development of student/participant selection criteria, development of delivery schedules and content outlines, procurement and oversight of instructional delivery/presenter resources, coordination of program/course/workshop logistics, and evaluative feedback.
  • I have experience managing or coordinating education/training programs, courses or workshops at the state level that include all facets of planning and implementation. Specifically: development of student/participant selection criteria, development of delivery schedules and content outlines, procurement and oversight of instructional delivery/presenter resources, coordination of program/course/workshop logistics, and evaluative feedback.
  • I have experience managing or coordinating education/training programs, courses or workshops at the local/jurisdiction level that include all facets of planning and implementation. Specifically: development of student/participant selection criteria, development of delivery schedules and content outlines, procurement and oversight of instructional delivery/presenter resources, coordination of program/course/workshop logistics, and evaluative feedback.
  • None of the above.
6 Choose the response that best describes your ability to interact with high-level government officials, senior officers and private-sector professionals. Answer to this question is required
  • I have interaction with high-level Government officials, senior officers and private-sector professionals routinely and it is considered a major part of my current job responsibilities.
  • I have interaction with high-level Government officials, senior officers and private-sector professionals frequently and it is part of my job responsibilities.
  • I have interaction with high-level Government officials, senior officers and private-sector professionals infrequently.
  • None of the above.
7 Choose the response that best describes your ability to communicate and present orally and in writing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience as a recognized speaker/presenter with extensive experience presenting information to large groups (ranging in size from 50 to 100 participants) including stake-holders and/or senior level officials and have written papers/articles for publication.
  • I have experience as a speaker/presenter with extensive experience presenting information to medium to large groups including stake-holders and/or senior level officials and have written papers/articles for publication.
  • I have experience as a speaker/presenter with extensive experience presenting information/training in a classroom environment and have written papers/articles for publication.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Indicate your eligibility to apply under Merit Promotion Procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I am a current or former civilian Federal employee in the competitive service who has: career or career-conditional status, reinstatement eligibility, or eligibility under an interchange agreement. You are encourage to submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action showing time-in-grade (52 weeks at the next lower grade).
  • I am a veteran separated under 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. You are encouraged to provide official documentation documenting your military service such as a DD-214 or statement of service. NOTE: If you are a current career or career-conditional employee without time-in-grade you will not be considered under this authority.
  • I am a current or former displaced Federal employee in the local commuting area. To be considered you must be rated at or above the well qualified rating criteria for this position. You must submit supporting documentation such as a copy of your separation personnel action (SF-50) and a copy of your reduction in force letter.
  • None of the above. I am not eligible under Merit Promotion Procedures.
2 Indicate your eligibility to apply non-competitively. Answer to this question is required
  • I am a current or former civilian Federal employee who has held a permanent position in the competitive service with the same or higher promotion potential as this position or am eligible under an interchange agreement. You are encouraged to submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action.
  • I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for persons with disabilities such as Schedule A. You must provide a copy of your certification from state Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. You must provide a copy of your DD-214 and VA letter.
  • I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for returning Peace Corps volunteers. You are encouraged to provide your Peace Corps documentation.
  • I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for military spouses. My active duty military spouse: (1) received a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move; (2) has a 100% disability rating; or (3) died while on active duty. You must provide a copy of the appropriate PCS orders, documentation of your spouse's disability, or documentation of your spouse's death and your marital status at time of death, as appropriate.
  • None of the above. I am not eligible to be appointed non-competitively.
3 Do you have a degree: that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. The course work must have included study in at least four of the five areas as listed in the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No