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Grade: 15

1 Basic Requirement: All candidates must meet the basic requirements for this position. Please select the one answer that best describes your educational background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the General Health Science position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a bachelor's degree in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.
  • I do not meet the education requirement described above.
2 GS-15: In addition to the basic requirements, please select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the General Health Science, GS-15, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in or related to the work of this position that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
  • I do not meet any of the education and/or experience /education combination options above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience analyzing and evaluating organizational and operational problems within a public health setting and developing solutions to the problems? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  • I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.
2 I have independently analyzed health science data, interpreted facts, and drawn logical conclusions. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
3 What is the largest group of people you managed in a professional setting? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not managed a team in a professional setting.
  • 1-5 people
  • 6-10 people
  • 11-20 people
  • More than 20 people
4 What is the highest level management position you have held? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not served as a leader in a work setting.
  • I have served as project manager or team lead.
  • I have served as a first line supervisor.
  • I have served as mid level manager.
  • I have served as a senior level manager.
5 Select from the following list all that you have been responsible for planning, evaluating and monitoring relative to an area of health science and/or health systems strengthening: Answer to this question is required
  • Grants
  • Cooperative agreements
  • Contracts
  • Financial data (e.g. PEPFAR funding budgeted for contributions to the Global Fund)
  • Project Implementation documentation
  • Technical training materials
  • None of the above.
6 Have you been responsible for implementing major program initiatives for an organization, specifically in health systems strengthening? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Have you presented technical information to national and international audiences, with varying awareness levels, to obtain 'buy-in' on international or host government initiatives in the areas of global public health/health promotion, health economics, health systems management and/or complex adaptive systems applied to public health? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Select the function that best describes your experience applying public health analytical methods and techniques to public health system strengthening activities and making recommendations. Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed health statistics, program and financial data reports and provided technical recommendations
  • Led policy development and designed project guidelines to support program objectives based upon analysis and evaluations
  • Participated on assessments of program/project performance and impact
  • None of the above
9 Select all the categories that apply in which you possess knowledge and/or have technical assistance to public health or development programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Governance
  • Financing
  • Service Delivery
  • Health Workforce
  • Information
  • Medicines/Vaccines/Other technologies
  • None of the above
10 Select from the following groups which have you collaborated with in a liaison capacity to further health programs, policies and approaches in developing countries: Answer to this question is required
  • U.S. Agency For International Development
  • Other U.S. Government Agencies (e.g., CDC, DHHS, or NIH)
  • International donor organizations
  • Developing country governments
  • Multilateral Institutions
  • PVOs (private voluntary organizations)
  • U.S. universities
  • Professional organizations
  • None of the above
11 Select the statements that describe the documents you have written related to public health system strengthening. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed technical reports.
  • I have developed policies.
  • I have developed program guidance.
  • I have developed correspondence.
  • None of the above.
12 Which of the following types of teams have you managed as part of public health system strengthening? Answer to this question is required
  • A team within my immediate work group
  • Professional Experts
  • Contractors or service providers
  • A multi disciplinary or cross functional team
  • A multi organizational or multi agency team
  • None of the above
13 Have you been a supervisor or manager who had the authority to hire, fire, and evaluate employees. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience providing technical advice and guidance on programmatic and policy matters within the international public Health Systems Strengthening area? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  • I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.