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Grade: 13

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.

You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience performing a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative, sufficient to conduct various analytical studies and serve as an advisor to management; experience applying management principles and processes to perform project/program management studies to effectively coordinate and integrate project objectives and recommendations. Experience preparing communications, briefings, and/or analysis documents on issues to management and executives. Prepare action plans and schedules for various phases of program accomplishment, both short and long-range and ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies; Assist with conducting briefings and co-authoring comprehensive reports to keep managers or executives advised of program progress and to communicate findings and recommendations.

1 Which of the following is true about your experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience as described above.
  • I have less than one (1) year of full-time experience described above.
TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Under merit promotion procedures, Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. Time is credited based on calendar time served in a grade, regardless of the number of days or hours worked. If you currently hold or have previously held a position at the same (or equivalent) or higher grade/level in the Federal government as of this announcement, you will meet the TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS.
2 Please select the response that best describes your time in grade. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served one year at the next lower grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I currently occupy a position at or above the grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I have previously occupied a position at or above the grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I have less than one year in grade at the next lower level of the position for which I am applying.
3 Which best describes your project management experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Providing leadership and assistance to team members while completing multiple, complex assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Completing multiple complex assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Completed multiple assignments with varied deadlines.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following best describes your level of experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked at the headquarters, corporate level or have supported large programs or projects, providing expertise in formulating policies and/or providing written technical guidance.
  • I have operational experience in interpreting and applying written technical guidance relative to the implementation large programs or projects.
  • I served as a technical expert in applying technical guidance to a project.
  • None of the above.
5 Please select the description that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience conducting research, performing analyses, and formulating recommendations on issues that were broad in scope.
  • I have experience conducting research and performing analyses limited to a specific Program.
  • I have experience conducting research on an ad hoc limited basis.
  • None of the above.
6 Please select the statements that describe your experience communicating with internal and external audiences of stakeholders, customers and user groups. Answer to this question is required
  • I prepared, authored and presented communications, briefings, and analysis documents on complex issues to senior leadership.
  • I authored responses and presented findings to oversight, governance and audit bodies.
  • I wrote reports and/or proposals on complex management issues.
  • I prepared and created training materials, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Inter-organizational documents such as Service Level Agreement, Memorandum of Understanding, Memorandum of Agreement and Statements of Work (SOW).
  • None of the above.
7 Which statement best describes your experience in providing internal and external customer service? Answer to this question is required
  • I anticipate and identify customer needs based on the in-depth understanding of customer business processes, and identify possible alternatives and solutions that result in organizational improvements.
  • I anticipate customer needs based on an understanding of business processes, and identify possible alternatives and solutions to resolve customer issues.
  • I identify customer needs based on an understanding of business processes.
  • None of the above.
8 Describe your experience interacting with managers and executives to define the overall goals and objectives necessary for program accomplishment. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience interacting with managers and executives to define the overall goals and objectives of strategic agency wide project or program.
  • I have experience interacting with managers and executives to define the overall goals and objective of a program or project.
  • I have experience interacting with managers to define the overall goals and objectives of a program or project.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.
Your responses to the following questions supplement the information provided in your resume.
1 Please provide your current pay plan, series, and grade. For example: GS-303-03, IR-512-01, etc. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
2 What is your current position title? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 Please select the priority program for which you are eligible for consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
  • IRS Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
  • Treasury Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) within the commuting area
  • Other IRS Preference Program
  • I am not eligible for any priority program
In addition to the online application and resume, your current Annual Performance Appraisal and monetary awards are considered in the merit promotion process. This information may be verified during the hiring process.
You may obtain a list of your most recent awards at https://persinfo.web.irs.gov/indexawd.htm.
4 How many monetary (or time off in lieu of monetary) awards, such as performance awards, special act awards, and quality step increases have you received in the three years preceding the closing date of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • 1
    4.1 Please list the name of the award and the date(MMDDYYYY) of the award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2006). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 2
    4.1 Please list the names of the awards and the date(MMDDYYYY) of each award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2006). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 3 or more
    4.1 Please list the names of the awards and the date(MMDDYYYY) of each award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2006). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • None
You are encouraged to submit a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal. If you do not have a current performance appraisal, please consider submitting a recent self assessment, manager prepared narrative, or contact your immediate manager for another option appropriate to your current situation and position.
5 Did you receive a fully successful, equivalent, or higher rating on your most recent performance appraisal? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • I do not have a recent performance appraisal. You have indicated that you do not have a current performance appraisal. You should be advised that your annual performance appraisal and relevant awards are considered in the selection process. In the event you do not have a current appraisal, there are a number of options available to you. You should contact you immediate manager to determine which option is most appropriate to your current situation and position.
6 Please indicate the option that best describes your most recent performance appraisal. Answer to this question is required
  • Annual Rating/Annual Performance Appraisal
  • Revalidated Annual Rating/Annual Performance Appraisal
  • Departure Rating/Annual Performance Appraisal
  • Merit Promotion Appraisal
  • Not Ratable/No Performance Appraisal You have indicated that you do not have a current performance appraisal . You should be advised that your annual performance appraisal and relevant awards are considered in the selection process. In the event you do not have a current appraisal, there are a number of options available to you. You should contact you immediate manager to determine which option is most appropriate to your current situation and position.
Non-IRS Treasury CTAP employees: In the following question select the response that most accurately reflects your most recent performance rating.
7 Please enter the date of your most recent performance appraisal in the format MM/DD/YYYY. Answer to this question is required
8 Please select the rating that you achieved on your most recent performance appraisal. Answer to this question is required
  • Outstanding
  • Exceeds Fully Successful
  • Fully Successful
  • Minimally Successful
  • Unacceptable
  • Not Ratable
9 To qualify for this position and receive full credit for your relevant experience you must list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. Your resume must support your responses to the questions. Do you understand that failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified determination? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No