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Grade: 15

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Grade: All Grades

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
Specialized experience is one (1) year of experience at the GS-14 level, or equivalent, which is directly related to the position as listed in this announcement and has equipped the candidate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position successfully. Specialized experience is defined as follows:
- Designing and implementing policies or organizational procedures, related to real estate finance or asset management; AND
- Working to develop, finance, or asset manage federally insured or affordable housing transactions.
2 Do you have one (1) year of specialized experience as described above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please specify where the above experience is documented in your resume by indicating place of employment, job title, and length of time performing the duties. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 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 multiple subordinates, 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 programs.
  • 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 a team lead, 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.
4 Choose the response(s) that best describe your experiences directing and managing a staff. 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 and performance of peers or third party consultants.
  • 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.
5 Choose the response that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed and implemented objectives, goals and priorities for a business unit based on the organization’s 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 motivated and led others towards achieving program related missions and goals.
  • None of the above.
6 Please select 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.
7 Select the one that best describes your experience in implementing multifamily programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have taken the lead in implementing multifamily programs.
  • I have served on a team participating in implementing multifamily programs, and can demonstrate familiarity with the terms, conditions and environment associated.
  • I have experience in work and task distribution to improve efficiency of multifamily housing policy and program support operations.
  • None of the above.
8 Which of the following functions related to Multifamily Housing Production or Asset Management have you performed? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have negotiated the resolution of controversial or sensitive disagreements between Federal, state or local governmental agencies and industry groups.
  • I have analyzed current and historical financial data and project operations to determine current financial and physical strengths and weaknesses.
  • I have prepared or approved financing transactions for multifamily properties.
  • I have participated in the recapitalization of multifamily projects.
  • I have serviced troubled and potentially troubled multifamily projects.
  • I have conducted project risk analysis and written viable solutions.
  • I have provided technical assistance on multifamily housing related matters to property owners, property-management companies, lenders, developers, grantees, Federal, state, or local agencies.
  • None of the above.
9 Have you provided technical advice to staff, clients and contractors relating to Multi-family Housing programs and policies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Have you reviewed, monitored or conducted asset management related activities? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Select all the programs you have administered, participated in, or provided technical support for. Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Multifamily Mortgage Insurance or Low Income Housing Lending or Investing
  • Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance, Section 202 or other rental assistance programs
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits
  • None of the above
12 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 the 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. This experience included speaking to audiences in a public forum, routinely dealing with high tension situations.
  • 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. This experience included speaking to audiences in a public forum and addressing noncontroversial matters.
  • 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.
13 Choose the statement(s) that describe the communication/briefing skills you have used to present information to varied audiences. (Choose all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed written materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • I have written clear, logical, concise, and persuasive materials for various audiences.
  • I have drafted reports, memoranda, and correspondence for signature by higher-level officials.
  • I have explained or justified decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations.
  • I have edited reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for the intended audience.
  • I have briefed managers/executives on technical information.
  • I have provided briefings and defended controversial issues to a variety of audiences.
  • None of the above.
14 Choose the statement(s) that best describe your experience interpreting and communicating policies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience making recommendations to improve the communication effectiveness of policies, procedures, business plans, and departmental activities.
  • I have experience developing, interpreting, and effectively communicating policies, procedures, and regulations, resulting in the need for minimal clarifications.
  • I have experience preparing oral and written reports and presentations, with collateral materials to support the understanding of policies, procedures and regulations (ie graphs, charts, and reports that are clear concise and effective).
  • None of the above.