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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 (IF APPLICABLE): 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 am not a current federal civilian employee and meet the TIG exclusions contained in 5 CFR 300.603 (b).
  • I am a VEOA eligible applicant and am not currently employed as a federal civilian employee.
  • 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 Are you eligible for consideration under the IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP) or other IRS Preference Program? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • 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.
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, 02/02/2012). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 2
    4.1 Please list the name of the award and the date(MMDDYYYY) of the award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2012). 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
5 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 or I do not have a 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. 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.
  • Other
6 Regarding the effectiveness of our recruitment strategies; how did you first hear about this job? Answer to this question is required
  • Automated USAJOBS saved search notification
  • Posting on a job board or search agent other than USAJOBS (Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed, LinkUp, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the job board or search agent other than USAJOBS you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Social Media posting (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, on-line job fairs, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the Social Media platform you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Career Website
  • Referred by an IRS employee
  • Attended a recruitment event (Job/Career Fair, Open House, Meet & Greet, Meetup, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name and state of the recruiting event. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Veterans Program Office (VPO)
  • School/University announcement/career counselor
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the school/university of the announcement where you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Organizational third party referral (diversity or community organization, church, unemployment office, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the Organizational third party referral. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Newspaper (print/online)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the newspaper and the state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Radio
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the radio station and state you heard the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Transit/Bus Advertisement
    6.1 Please indicate the city and state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Major News Websites
    6.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Movie Theater Websites
    6.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Post Card Mailing
  • Classified Advertisement Website (Craigslist, Angie‚Äôs List, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the website, city and state. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I prefer not to answer
7 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