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Grade: 15

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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
To be qualified for this position at the GS-15 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level. This experience is defined as:

- Experience leading or managing a team of employees and monitoring their progress towards achieving project goals and objectives related to multi-family housing mortgage finance programs.; AND
- Experience advising on policies and regulations relating to multi-family housing mortgage finance programs.; AND
- Experience writing policies or procedures for a multi-family housing mortgage program.
2 Choose the response that best describes your experience establishing objectives and performance goals, based on changing requirements.
Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing and monitoring programmatic and performance goals and objectives for a multi-tiered organization with diverse program objectives. Experience included independently establishing target dates, planning work to be accomplished and achieving goals for varied programs, which are subject to outside influence and interest.
  • I have experience formulating programmatic and performance goals and objectives within a single-tiered organization or program. Experience includes coordinating changes to establish target dates with higher level management and ensuring that the implementations of assigned program objectives are achieved.
  • I have experience assuring that programs are operating in accordance with set policies, standards, and procedures and those operating goals, deadlines, and service requirements are achieved.
  • None of the above
3 Please select from the following list the programs with which you have demonstrated experience. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Financing property with mixed financing.
  • Asset Management of Portfolio, especially Risk Management.
  • Development or acquisition of Multi-family properties.
  • FHAs Multi-family Accelerated Processing mortgage insurance program (MAP).
  • Property Disposition
  • Affordable Housing Preservation
  • Section 8 Subsidy Programs
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits
  • None of the above
4

Select the answer that best describes you experience writing policies or procedures for a multi-family housing mortgage project or program.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one full year of experience writing policies or procedures for a multi-family housing mortgage program.
    4.1

    Please give the resume reference(s) when you gained this experience. Please include dates and job titles to ensure appropriate credit is given.

    Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I have less than one full year of experience writing policies or procedures for a multi-family housing mortgage program.
  • I have no experience writing policies or procedures for a multi-family housing mortgage program.
5

Choose the response that best describes your experience establishing performance goals and setting priorities.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed plans and strategies to ensure goals are met for a large, multi-tiered organization involved in Multi-Family Housing.
  • I have developed and implemented objectives, goals and priorities for an organization based on the agencies (or equivalent organization) overall goals and mission.
  • I have monitored housing programs, projects, and activities to ensure short and long-term goals are met, taking corrective action as necessary.
  • I have allocated and made adjustments to resources and work assignments to meet changing demands.
  • I have managed, motivated and led others towards achieving program related missions and goals.
  • None of the above
6

Choose the response that best describes your supervisory experience.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have served in a management capacity, with responsibility for directing and coordinating the work of subordinate supervisors, including the development and/or monitoring of programmatic goals and objectives, establishing target dates for project completion, and ensuring the achievement of goals for varied program.
  • I have served in a supervisory capacity with the responsibility for assigning work, adjusting priorities, assessing employee performance, which included overseeing and ensuring programmatic goals and objectives were met, target dates were adhered to, and work by subordinate staff adheres to program requirements.
  • I have served as an acting supervisor or Team Leader, with responsibility for directing and coordinating the work of others, including assuring that programs are operating in accordance with set policies, standards and procedures, and that operating goals, deadlines and program requirements were achieved.
  • None of the above
7

Choose the response(s) that describes your experiences directing and managing a staff. Select all that apply.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience setting goals, administering and technically directing the work of staff.
  • I have experience evaluating, approving or rejecting work products related to technical disciplines involved in MF housing construction and financing (Architecture, Cost, Appraisal, Environmental and/or Mortgage Credit) and performance of subordinates.
  • I have experience resolving employee complaints and grievances.
  • I have experience initiating performance-based corrective or disciplinary action of employees.
  • I have experience developing and nurturing inter-office relationships to gain cooperation for the purpose of successfully managing a project or program.
  • None of the above
8

Choose the response that best describes your experience leading or managing a team of employees and monitoring their progress towards achieving project goals and objectives related to multi-family mortgage finance programs.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one full year of experience leading or managing a team of employees and monitoring their progress towards achieving project goals and objectives related to multi-family mortgage finance programs.
    8.1

    Please give the resume reference(s) when you gained this experience. Please include dates and job titles to ensure appropriate credit is given.

    Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I have less than one full year of experience leading or managing a team of employees and monitoring their progress towards achieving project goals and objectives related to multi-family mortgage finance programs.
  • I have no experience leading or managing a team of employees and monitoring their progress towards achieving project goals and objectives related to multi-family mortgage finance programs.
9

Choose the response that best describes your experience creating a high-performance culture.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience initiating collaborative efforts with staff and other stakeholders to survey performance and policy barriers, identify skill and competency gaps and discern business re-engineering opportunities and then lead innovative endeavors to address these issues that resulted in the implementation of wide-ranging substantive solutions.
  • I have worked in a supervisory capacity with responsibility for working with stakeholders to resolve barriers to performance and deliver outstanding customer service, ensuring the implementation of training opportunities for staff and for taking the initiative to work with others to revise processes and procedures to yield better results for all stakeholders.
  • I have served as an acting Team Leader with responsibility for ensuring quality customer service, a high-performing staff and the resolution of performance barriers, including performance monitoring.
  • None of the above
10

I have experience speaking to audiences in a public forum, routinely dealing with high tension situations.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11

Choose the response that best describes your experience communicating with others on programmatic and technical matters.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience explaining goals, programs, technical requirements, state or local housing program requirements to top level executives and management staff, employees and clients, Federal/State and local government officials, citizen groups, and the general public to address and resolve controversial issues.
  • I have experience explaining technical requirements of a program to employees and clients, local government officials, internal staff, citizen groups, and the general public to address and resolve technical/programmatic issues that required tact and diplomacy.
  • I have experience serving as an agency representative in dealing with employees and clients, local government officials, citizen groups, and the general public on non-controversial issues.
  • None of the above
12

Choose the statement that best describes your experience advising on policies and regulations relating to multi-family mortgage finance programs

Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one full year of experience advising on policies and regulations relating to multi-family mortgage finance programs.
    12.1

    Please give the resume reference(s) when you gained this experience. Please include dates and job titles to ensure appropriate credit is given.

    Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I have less than one full year of experience advising on policies and regulations relating to multi-family mortgage finance programs.
  • I have no experience advising on policies and regulations relating to multi-family mortgage finance programs.
13

I have experience speaking to audiences in a public forum and addressing noncontroversial matters.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No