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Vacancy Details

Grade: 03

1 Choose the selection that best describes your knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the work of the position being filled. The answer to this question is required. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-4 or GS-11/12 grade level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is as defined in the body of this vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience as defined above.

Grade: All Grades

1 I have experience rewriting, revising, and editing content that has been published on Internet and Intranet websites. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
2 I have managed Intranet content or an Internet website. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
3 Select the statements which describe your experience using social media such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Answer to this question is required
  • I actively use social media in my personal life.
  • I am experienced using social media for professional purposes.
  • I developed and executed a strategy for engaging various audiences via social media.
  • I developed creative methods to convey information about the organization`s programs and initiatives via social media.
  • None of the above.
4 Select the statements which describe your experience contributing to a communications plan. Answer to this question is required
  • I gathered information on special initiatives, new program strategies, and best practices.
  • I developed and executed a comprehensive strategy for conveying information about program activities to various audiences.
  • I developed creative methods to convey information about the organization`s programs and initiatives to the public.
  • I managed the development and implementation of a broad strategy for targeted communications that have both national and international implications.
  • None of the above.
5 In the space provided, indicate the years of professional experience you possess editing and writing. Answer to this question is required
6 At what levels have the products you have edited impacted organizations, programs, or operations? Answer to this question is required
  • Locally
  • Regionally
  • Nationally
  • Internationally
  • None of the above
7 Please choose the statement that best describes your experience communicating in writing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed and compiled written documents for a wide variety of audiences that require moderate editing prior to distribution (i.e., additional content must be added, facts must be checked, spelling and grammar is edited).
  • I have consistently generated effective, detailed, well written documents that require little editing prior to distribution (i.e., spelling and grammar is edited).
  • I have independently generated effective, detailed, well written documents that require no editing (i.e., they are of a quality suitable for review by senior executives).
  • None of the above.
8 Have you planned and carried out public affairs activities related to electronic media (TV, radio, web) and marketing? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently, and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or have trained others to perform this task. I am consulted by others to provide assistance in performing this task.
9 Identify the interpersonal communications skills you applied at work on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitate the resolution of competing and conflicting interests among parties whose cooperation is needed in order to meet a program objective.
  • Interact effectively in situations where frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events, arise that cause major shifts in priorities, timetables, or work assignments.
  • Provide direction, guidance or instruction to support staff or new professional staff.
  • Persuade others to adopt new methods, procedures or techniques in order to improve operations.
  • Defend recommendations on controversial issues to senior management.
  • Independently plan, host, and conduct meetings.
  • Diffuse confrontational contacts with people who are difficult, hostile, or distressed.
  • None of the above.
10 Select the response that best describes your highest level of interpersonal skills. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in leading and motivating team members from various backgrounds in a professional and courteous manner and resolving significant conflicts among the team as well as conflicts with external audiences.
  • I have experience promoting open, candid, constructive, and regular exchanges with people from various backgrounds and sharing information among team members.
  • I have experience in interacting with team members from various backgrounds in a professional and courteous manner regardless of their backgrounds.
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following best describes your experience interacting professionally with other employees, management officials, taxpayers, taxpayer representatives, and other individuals? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task.
  • I have performed this task with close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or trained others to perform this task.
12 Create safe, unaligned environments for the resolution of community problems and engaging multiple community stakeholders in addressing identified community issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
13 Which leadership skills have you routinely applied? Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitated the amicable resolution of competing or conflicting interests among parties
  • Provided guidance to others on how to handle unpleasant or difficult interactions
  • Persuaded others to adopt new methods, procedures, or techniques
  • Diffused confrontational situations with people who were difficult or hostile
  • Led by example
  • None of the above
14 Please indicate which of the following items you have researched and analyzed in order to provide recommendations for programmatic improvements or have used to support investigative analysis. Answer to this question is required
  • Laws
  • Regulations
  • Policies
  • Program documents
  • Processes
  • Statistical data
  • Technical data
  • Professional journals
  • Social media sources
  • Other (example must be clearly demonstrated in your resume)
  • None of the above
15 Select the activities you have performed when planning projects or events at work. Answer to this question is required
  • Reviewed resources from similar projects or events to jumpstart planning.
  • Documented processes or procedures in a manner easily replicated by new employees.
  • Evaluated availability of resources (e.g., funds, staff, equipment) to adjust plans accordingly.
  • None of the above
16 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience facilitating strategic planning meetings? Answer to this question is required
  • I assisted senior staff to facilitate strategic planning meetings (e.g., documented decisions, compiled data).
  • I facilitated the development of goals/objectives and strategies to achieve them with managers at the department or office level.
  • I facilitated the development of goals/objectives and strategies to achieve them with executives at the agency or organization level.
  • I do not have experience facilitating strategic planning meetings.
17 Which activities have you performed on a regular and recurring basis? Answer to this question is required
  • Planned and carried out projects to improve the efficiency and productivity of organizations and employees.
  • Identified, analyzed and made recommendations to resolve conventional problems and situations.
  • Participated in studies or in the evaluation of program effectiveness at the operational level.
  • Developed detailed procedures and guidelines to supplement established financial or program guidance.
  • None of the above.
18 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience organizing projects and people where multiple tasks and time constraints are involved? Answer to this question is required
  • While leading a team or group, I set all project objectives, goals, and deadlines and monitored the work of others to ensure milestones were met.
  • I have planned a short-term project that involved setting objectives, goals, and deadlines for others. I have modified plans to ensure deadlines are met.
  • I have completed projects as organized by others and monitored my progress against assigned goals.
  • I have organized my work and set priorities in order to complete non-work assignments on time, but do not have experience performing this task in a professional job setting.
  • None of the above.
19 I have performed the following leadership functions in a project or program. Answer to this question is required
  • Coached and mentored staff to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluated the effectiveness of a complete project or program goal.
  • Followed-up with team members to assure timeliness in meeting milestones.
  • Implemented work completed.
  • Planned work assignments to be assigned to team members.
  • Reported progress to senior management.
  • Resolved conflicts, differences or problems among team members.
  • Reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness.
  • Set goals, milestones and expectations.
  • None of the above.
20 Which of the following leadership functions have you performed in a work unit or team environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Set standards, expectations and deadlines
  • Developed, updated, and executed portions of operating budgets
  • Planned work assignments and schedules
  • Assigned tasks and responsibilities to employees
  • Reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness
  • Developed workforce plans
  • Resolved conflicts, differences, or problems
  • Coached and mentored employees to achieve desired results
  • Reported progress to senior management
  • Implemented work completed
  • Evaluated the effectiveness of completed assignments or projects
  • Rewarded and recognized performance
  • Provided career development opportunities
  • Managed diversity
  • None of the above
21 In supervisory or leadership capacity, I have created an atmosphere for teamwork, cooperation, and productivity which had positive impact. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
22 Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration. Do you verify that your responses to the questionnaire are true and accurate? 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 removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or no longer wish to be considered for this position.