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Grade: 14

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:
You must have 1 year specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes experience of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, qualitative and quantitative; sufficient to accomplish projects or studies broad in scope and magnitude. Experience with applying Federal, state and/or municipal laws and regulations; Experience with utilizing/applying management principles and processes to perform project management duties and to coordinate and integrate project objectives and recommendations; Your experience must include oral communication techniques to present findings, deliver briefings, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations. Experience working with others to maintain harmonious relationships with all parties, and to communicate 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.
2 Which of the following describes the types of customers for which you have interacted in the development and delivery of an enterprise level project/progam? 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
3 Which best describes your experience working requests from internal or external customers independently? Answer to this question is required
  • I led the coordination of responses to span multiple projects/programs and areas (such as requirement gathering, brainstorming sessions, etc).
  • I led the coordination of responses within my own project/program (such as requirement gathering, brainstorming sessions, etc).
  • I participated in the coordination of responses to customer requests
  • I resolved customer related issues on behalf of management.
  • I facilitated sessions with customers that span multiple projects/programs and areas (such as requirement gathering, brainstorming sessions, etc)
  • None of the above
4 Which best describes your experience leading a team? Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated as a team member, receiving task assignments and project goals from my supervisor or team leader.
  • I have served as a team leader, communicating task assignments and project goals to team members and monitoring progress
  • I have led several teams, ensuring that team members met project goals and deadlines and evaluating individual team member performance.
  • None of the above.
5 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 developed and delivered training materials or job aids.
  • I served as an on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • I served as a subject matter expert for a project work group in completion of their task(s).
  • I served as a mentor.
  • None of the above
6 What is your level of experience writing technical documentation independently? Answer to this question is required
  • I prepared documentation for executive committees (for example, position paper, business case).
  • I wrote articles for publication in journals, publications, or other professional documents.
  • I wrote project/program document processes (such as, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), User Guides or Manuals).
  • I created On-The-Job (OJT) materials for use within my immediate office or organization.
  • I developed and delivered presentations to stakeholders or groups outside of my organization.
  • None of the above.
7 Which of the following best describes your level of experience as a Project/Program Manager in your current position? Answer to this question is required
  • I served in the role of a project/program manager leading a team of specialists and/or field experts from concept formulation through design and deployment.
  • I served on a project/program as an expert or specialist to represent a specific area of expertise and/or specific function within the organization.
  • I served as a leader of a group which was involved in accomplishing special projects, studies, or assignments.
  • 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.
8 Which of the following have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • I identified costs and/or resources necessary to complete a task or request.
  • I managed costs and schedules including variance explanation on a task or request.
  • I created schedules and corresponding deliverables and dates to complete a task or request.
  • I interviewed stakeholders to document business and/or technical requirements and wrote a requirements document.
  • I led the team with breaking the high-level requirements down into subsets and assigned the resources necessary to complete the task.
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following best describes your level of experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I led programs and/or projects, at the headquarters, corporate level providing expertise in formulating policies and/or provide written technical guidance.
  • I supported Programs and/or Projects, provided expertise in formulating policies and provide technical guidance.
  • I served as an instructor and/or trained others on the design, implementation and adoption of products or services.
  • I served as a technical or subject matter expert to executive management and others.
  • None of the above.
10 Please select all that describe your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience reviewing and analyzing technical and process documentation for adequacy and accuracy, this includes serving to review technical reports developed by others.
  • I have experience advising on potential areas of controversy or conflict and overall technical soundness of proposals, and evaluate the impact of strategy decisions.
  • I have experience analyzing project/program changes determining the impact they will have on current projects and programs.
  • I have served as technical advisor within the field of IT.
  • I have lead a specialty team involving cross-cutting information technology issues.
  • I have served in a lead or project management role involving multiple projects and/or programs at the same time.
  • None of the above.
11 Select the response that best describes your experience with feasibility studies. Answer to this question is required
  • I led a broad, long term, feasibility study that supported a recommendation and/or adoption of new methodologies and efficiencies within my program areas or for use within the organization.
  • I completed a broad, long term, feasibility study that supported a recommendation and/or adoption of new methodologies and efficiencies within my program areas or for use within the organization.
  • I participated on a team that was involved in conducting a feasibility study, but have not led a study.
  • None of the above.
12 Please select the description that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I conducted research, performed analyses and formulated recommendations on enterprise-level issues that were broad in scope.
  • I conducted research, performed analyses and formulated recommendations limited to a specific project or program area.
  • I conducted research, performed analyses and/or formulated recommendations on focused activities.
  • I conducted research, performed analyses, and /or formulated recommendations on a set of activities that I am solely responsible for producing.
  • None of the above.
13 Please select all that describe your experience communicating with internal and external audiences of stakeholders, customers and user groups. Answer to this question is required
  • I wrote communications, briefings and analysis documents on technology related issues that I have presented to Senior management.
  • I wrote responses and presented findings to governance bodies or executive steering committees.
  • I wrote processes/procedures that were used by others in support of long-term changes within the organization.
  • I wrote reports and/or proposals on complex technical requirements and management issues.
  • I delivered public speeches and/or wrote speeches delivered by others in public forums.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.
1 In order to determine the effectiveness of our hiring strategies, the IRS would like know what first directed you to the www.USAjobs.gov website to apply. Please select one of the following. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently searched the USAJOBS website
  • Automated USAJOBS saved search notification
  • Posting on a job board or search agent other than USAJOBS (Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed, LinkUp, etc.
    1.1 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.)
    1.1 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 (other than a Recruiter/Program Manager)
  • Attended a recruitment event (Job/Career Fair, Open House, Meet & Greet, Meetup, etc.)
    1.1 Please indicate the name and state of the recruiting event. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • School/University announcement/career counselor
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the school/university of the announcement where you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Third party referral, such as diversity or community organization, or employment office (Federal, state or local)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the third party referral and the state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Newspaper (print/online)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the newspaper and the state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Radio
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the radio station and state you heard the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Transit/Bus Advertisement
    1.1 Please indicate the city and state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Major News Websites
    1.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Movie Theater Websites
    1.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Post Card Mailing
  • Classified Advertisement Website (Craigslist, Angie‚Äôs List, etc.)
    1.1 Please indicate the name of the website, city and state. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Email from IRS Recruiter/Program Manager
  • Other
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2 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