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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
To be eligible for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal Government. To be qualifying, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate knowledge and accomplishment of program assignments that required a range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative sufficient to accomplish programs or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations. You must also demonstrate a knowledge of the range of laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the segment(s) of the Service's program affected by the assigned program or study; knowledge of management principles and processes to perform program management duties and to effectively coordinate and integrate program objectives and recommendations and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
1 Which of the following is true about your specialized experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience.
  • I have less than one (1) year of specialized experience.
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 of the following represents the types of customers to whom you have interacted in the delivery of an organizational wide program? Answer to this question is required
  • Executives, Division Directors, or Corporate Officers.
  • Senior or Front-line Managers.
  • External (outside of your organization, unit, group, etc ) Customers and/or Stakeholders.
  • Contractor and Consulting teams.
  • Direct Reports on a team under my leadership.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following describes your experience providing assistance to your co-workers? Answer to this question is required
  • I delivered training materials or job aids.
  • I taught and have been an on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • I served as a subject matter expert for a program work group in completion of their task(s).
  • I served as a mentor.
  • I served in a supervisory or manager role.
  • None of the above.
5 What is your experience writing technical documentation? Answer to this question is required
  • I prepared documentation for executive committees (for example, position paper, business case).
  • I wrote training materials or job aids.
  • I consolidated multiple source documents into a single report.
  • I developed technical presentations to stakeholders or groups outside of my organization.
  • None of the above.
6 Which best describes your highest level of experience working requests from internal or external customers? Answer to this question is required
  • I led the coordination of responses to customer requests that span multiple programs and areas.
  • I led the coordination of responses to customer requests within my own program area.
  • I participated in a coordinated effort to respond to customer requests that involve multiple issues and/or program areas.
  • None of the above.
7 Which best describes your highest level of experience leading a team? Answer to this question is required
  • Providing leadership to team members while completing multiple, complex assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Providing assistance to team members while completing multiple complex assignments with competing deadlines
  • Completing multiple complex assignments with competing deadlines.
  • None of the above.
8 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I worked at the headquarters or corporate level supporting large programs providing expertise in formulating policies and/or providing guidance relative to the design, implementation, and adoption of an initiative.
  • I have operational experience in applying technical guidance relative to the design, implementation, and adoption of initiatives provided by others.
  • I served as a technical expert in one or more fields serving as a subject matter expert to management and others.
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience as a Program Manager? Answer to this question is required
  • I served in the role of a program manager leading a team of specialists and/or field experts from concept formulation through design and deployment.
  • I served in a position as a leader of a working group that was responsible for accomplishing special programs, studies, or assignments of a complex nature.
  • I served as a technical advisor or am often called upon to provide advice or guidance to leadership and/or at high level meetings.
  • None of the above.
10 Which of the following describes your experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I identified costing and/or resources necessary to complete a task or request.
  • I managed the budget and tracked expenditures on a task or request.
  • I created schedules and corresponding deliverables and dates to complete a task or request.
  • I interviewed stakeholders to obtain business or technical requirements and written a requirements document.
  • I led a team by breaking down high level requirements down into subsets and assigned the resources necessary to complete the task.
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following describes your highest level of experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience conducting research, performing analyses, and formulating recommendations on enterprise-level issues that were broad in scope.
  • I have experience conducting research, performing analyses, and formulating recommendations limited to a specific project area.
  • I have experience conducting research and performing analyses for others review.
  • None of the above.
12 Please select your highest level of experience communicating with internal and external audiences of stakeholders, customers and user groups. Answer to this question is required
  • I developed briefings, reports and analysis documents on program related issues that I have presented to audiences.
  • I have delivered public speeches and/or oral presentations before an audience.
  • I have conducted training seminars for internal or external audiences.
  • None of the above.
13 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience serving on a panel, committee, or task force as a representative for an organization on technical or professional issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I contributed to a group as described as a technical resource but not a member of the group.
  • I served on a group as described above to complete an assigned project.
  • I serviced on a group as described above that included members from different organizations that developed and implemented process improvements.
  • 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
If you are eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Reassignment Preference Program (RPP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility please refer back to the CTAP/RPP Documentation link in the vacancy announcement.
If you are a Treasury employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy announcement.
3 Are you a current IRS employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
    3.1

    If you are not a current IRS employee, are you a Treasury CTAP eligible within the commuting area?

    • Yes
    • No
4 Are you eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Reassignment Preference Program (RPP) or other IRS Preference Program? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please select the priority program for which you are eligible for consideration.
    • 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
  • No
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.
5 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
    5.1 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
    5.1 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
    5.1 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.
6 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.
    6.1 Please indicate why you do not have a current performance appraisal. Maximum length of 250 characters.
7 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
8 Please enter the date of your most recent performance appraisal in the format MM/DD/YYYY. Answer to this question is required
9 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
10 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