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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 I have performed the following tasks associated with maintaining vendor contract files and paperwork. Answer to this question is required
  • Process, receive and approve invoices to be forwarded to finance/ admin for payment.
  • Maintain original contract files, contract modifications, and reconciliation logs for funds spent.
  • I have never completed these tasks.
  • I have completed all of these tasks as a regular part of my daily job.
3 From the list below select the computer software program(s) you have experience utilizing. Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Word
  • Internet browsers
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • None of the above
4 Select the statement(s) that describe your experience managing and overseeing contractor technical support services for large organizations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing detailed task assignments (i.e. work plans/scopes of work, schedules, and milestones) for contractor technical support activities.
  • I have experience formulating technical specialty requirements and cost estimates for contractor technical support activities.
  • I have experience overseeing contractor performance in fulfilling terms of the task assignment, including monitoring task completion and costs, and directing the contractor to address identified deviations to the terms.
  • I have experience evaluating task assignment deliverables, including contractor effectiveness, efficiency of organization and format, completeness, technical accuracy and editorial correctness, and directing the contractor to address identified deficiencies.
  • None of the above
5 Select the statement(s) that describe your experience in applying knowledge of the organizational structure, policies, assignments, and missions and functions of a multi-office organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified appropriate offices or staff to initiate action or respond to official requests, congressional inquiries, organizational audits or equivalent documents.
  • I have consolidated and reconciled technical organizational comments and concerns into a final management position.
  • I have facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  • I have represented the office in meetings and work groups with offices both internal and external to the organization.
  • I have identified problems, conflict, inefficiencies in organizational policies, processes and operating procedures.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the statement(s) below that reflect your program and/or project management qualifications. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Professional certification(s) in project management.
  • Professional certification(s) in program management.
  • Earned Value Management (EVM).
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Risk management.
  • Managing performance-based federal contracts as a COR or COTR.
  • Transition and/or change management.
  • None of the above.
7 Please select the statements below that indicate the extent of your knowledge and experience in program and project management. Answer to this question is required
  • I have professional certifications in program and project management.
  • I have formal training and job-related experience applying program and project management practices and techniques, to include Earned Value Management (EVM), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and risk management.
  • I have experience managing performance-based federal contracts as a COR or COTR.
  • I have experience assisting an organization in transition and change management.
8 Do you have experience as a COR or with Federal acquisition management in IT? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Have you written brand names justifications? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Do you currently hold a Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 3091366: From the list below, select the statement(s) that best describe(s) your experience managing procurement activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed purchase card purchases.
  • I have identified a business need where procurement is required.
  • I have prepared, in final format, a statement of work for a contract.
  • I have developed a business case for procurement funding.
  • I have identified a strategy for approaching the Federal procurement market.
  • I have worked as a Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) on a Federal contract.
  • I have worked as a Task Order Monitor supporting a COTR on a Federal contract.
  • I am certified currently as a COTR, but have never been assigned as a COTR.
  • I have managed contractors without being a Contracting Officer Representative.
  • I have evaluated proposals to determine a contract award.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the statement(s) that describe your experience communicating effectively, both in verbal and written communications, in order to explain and promote assigned program initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • I have maintained good working relationships with key individuals or groups within and outside of my organization
  • I have experience communicating in spoken form to convey information concisely and clearly
  • I have experience communicating in written form to convey information concisely and clearly
  • I have prepared written reports documenting decisions and recommendations
  • I have reviewed and edited technical and/or non-technical materials, identifying inadequacies in format, grammar, or construction in accordance with accepted standards
  • I have maintained effective working relationships with staff at all levels
  • I have dealt calmly and effectively in high stress situations (for example, tight deadlines, hostile individuals, etc.)
  • I have promoted and maintained good working relationships with key individuals or groups (including co-workers, Human Resources, and contractors) in order to accomplish goals and objectives
  • None of the above
13 Have you developed sole source justifications and/or impact statements for the procurement of electronic telecommunications broadcast systems and equipment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

All FEMA employees are subject to 24-hour on-call in the event of an emergency and all Federal employees may be subject to emergency deployment. In the event of an emergency deployment, travel requirements may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require relocation to emergency sites, some of which are quite austere. The length of deployment may last anywhere from days to months, depending upon the nature of the emergency or disaster.
Every FEMA employee is considered an emergency manager and each employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, although not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. Your emergency management duties may vary depending on the needs of the Agency, your particular skills, and certain personal circumstances. All positions may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description.
1 Are you able to meet this commitment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3107226 Please note that effective January 1, 2010, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career Senior Executive Service (SES) employees in the Executive Branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal service.
2 3107228 Are you currently serving, or have served within the last five years, as a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career Senior Executive Service (SES) employee in the Executive Branch? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 3107314 Please provide the following information regarding your political appointment(s): 1. Official Title of Position; 2. Type of Appointment (i.e. Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES); 3. Name of Agency; 4. Date Position began; and 5. Date Position ended Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
3 3117590 How did you hear about this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FEMA.gov
  • USAJobs
  • Monster
  • Indeed
  • Zip Recruiter
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Employment Office
  • Job Fair
  • Professional Organization
  • FEMA Recruiter
  • Newspaper
  • Radio
  • Through my college or university
  • FEMA Employee
  • DHS/FEMA Hiring Event
  • Other
    3.1 3095446 Please specify how you learned about this Federal Emergency Management Agency job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
4 3125488 I understand the resume I have submitted for this position will be thoroughly reviewed to determine whether my experience and/or educational background is sufficient to meet basic and/or specialized experience requirements as outlined in this announcement. I also understand that if the information provided in my resume is not sufficient to support my responses to the vacancy announcement questions, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package. I understand a high self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in my resume may prevent me from being found best qualified, in which case my application will not be referred to the selecting official. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 3125489 I acknowledge that I have reviewed the Required Documents section of this announcement to determine which documents, if any, I need to provide in support of this application. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 3149447 I understand that if I do not submit all REQUIRED documents that are complete, openable and readable by the closing date, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package.
    • Yes
    • No
  • No
6 Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you understand this statement, have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.