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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 one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:
Demonstrated accomplishment of a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative; management and organizational principles to apply to programs, projects and studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and means to improve them. Knowledge of project management and organizational to evaluate projects and studies and the ability to identify problem areas, trends, deficiencies, or other similar factors affecting operations. Your experience must include oral communication techniques to present findings, deliver briefings, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations.
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 interact in the development and delivery of an IT program? Answer to this question is required
  • Executives, Division Directors, or Corporate Officers
  • Senior or Front -line managers
  • Co-workers, Technical experts, and/or Employees
  • External (outside of your organization, unit, group, etc ) Customers and/or Stakeholders
  • Contractor and Consulting teams
  • Participants on a team under my leadership
  • My immediate supervisor
  • 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 provided input to customer requests received by my team or me.
  • None of the above.
4 Which best describes your experience working with a team? Answer to this question is required
  • I led a team while completing multiple, complex assignments with competing deadlines.
  • I provided assistance to team members while completing multiple assignments with competing deadlines.
  • I completed multiple complex assignments with competing deadlines.
  • 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 developed training materials or job aids.
  • I served as a on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • I served as a subject matter expert for a project work group in the completion of their task(s).
  • I have served as a mentor.
  • None of the above.
6 What is your experience writing technical documentation independently? Answer to this question is required
  • I prepared technical documentation for program managers and stakeholders (e.g., position paper, business case).
  • I wrote documents to support the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • 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 Manager? Answer to this question is required
  • I served in the role of a project manager leading a team of specialists and/or field experts through multiple project phases (e.g., concept formulation, design and deployment).
  • I served on a project 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 that was involved in accomplishing special projects, studies or assignments.
  • I serve as a technical advisor and am often called upon to provide advice or guidance to leadership.
  • None of the above.
8 Which of the following have you done in your current position? Answer to this question is required
  • I identified costing and/or resources necessary to complete a task or request.
  • I managed cost 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 participated on a team to break down high-level requirements down into subsets.
  • 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, within my unit/group providing expertise in formulating policies and provided technical guidance.
  • I supported programs and/or projects, within my unit/group providing expertise in formulating policies and provide technical guidance.
  • I served as an instructor and/or train others in my unit/group on the design, implementation and adoption of information technology products or services.
  • I served as a technical expert in my unit/group in one or more fields of information technology, serving as a subject matter expert to my co-workers.
  • None of the above
10 Select the response that best describes your experience with feasibility studies. Answer to this question is required
  • 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.
  • I conducted analyses, but have not been involved in a feasibility study.
  • None of the above
11 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 proposed recommendations for review.
  • None of the above.
12 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 audiences.
  • I have drafted responses to oversight, governance and audit bodies.
  • I wrote reports and/or proposals on complex project/program requirements management issues.
  • I documented findings and action items during project meetings/planning sessions
  • I conducted training seminars for internal or external audiences.
  • 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
    1.1 Please specify. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I prefer not to answer
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