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Grade: 06

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 next lower level within the payband or GS grade in the normal line of progression in the Federal service. To be qualifying for this position your experience should be sufficient to demonstrate:
  • Experience with management techniques, methods, theories, principles, and labor relations concepts, to assure optimum utilization of personnel, equipment, and space for the accomplishment of all program objectives with combined technical and administrative oversight;
  • Experience applying regulations, other official guidance and principles, including the latest procedures and techniques sufficient to oversee the planning, development and implementation of the technical aspects of programs specific to the position being filled;
  • Experience applying basic budget management principles and practices (i.e. ability to maintain and manage financial resources); and
  • Experience applying communicative techniques to effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external customers.
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 as described above.
  • I have less than one (1) year of specialized experience as described 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 What is your SEID Number? 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.
4 Are you eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please select the priority program for which you are eligible for consideration.
    • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
    • Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
  • No
Awards are considered in the selection process. The award information you provide may be verified.
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
In addition to the online application and resume, you must submit a current annual Performance Appraisal. If a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.
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
In this position you may be required to be available for training and/or position assignments in other geographic areas to assist with your development and in order to meet the needs of the organization.
10 Do you understand you may be required to be available for travel and assignments, for extended periods of time, in other geographic areas? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Please select the response which most accurately describes your current position level? Answer to this question is required
  • Employee
  • Management Official
  • Frontline Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Executive Readiness (XR) Program
  • Senior Executive Service (SES) Candidate Development Program
  • None of the Above
12 Please select the response which most accurately reflects any managerial level for which you have served on a Permanent or Temporary (Promotion) basis? Answer to this question is required
  • Front Line Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Executive Readiness (XR) Program
  • Senior Executive Service (SES) Candidate Development Program
  • I have not served in a Managerial position on a Permanent or Temporary (Promotion) basis
13 Please select the response(s) that best describes your experience and/or participation in a managerial level readiness program(s)? Answer to this question is required
  • Successful completion of Front-Line, or equivalent leadership level, Readiness Program.
  • Successful completion of Senior Manager, or equivalent leadership level, Readiness Program.
  • Successful completion of Executive, or equivalent leadership level, Readiness Program.
  • Successful completion of Other Readiness Program.
  • None of the above.
14 Using your prior response, please provide a brief description of the Readiness Program(s) and the date of completion. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
Next you will respond to a series of questions to obtain your ratings of potential from the Leadership Succession Review (LSR) Assessment. Your responses will be verified prior to being referred for consideration in the selection process.
You should be advised that you must complete the LSR process before being able to respond to the next several questions. The results of this process are used in ranking leadership competencies. If you have not completed the LSR process, or are awaiting a managerial assessment or review to be completed, please select the appropriate response indicating "I have not completed the LSR process" or "I am waiting the managerial assessment or review," and return to update your responses once you have completed the process. NOTE: Your application must be completed and submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on the closing date of this announcement to be considered in the hiring process.
15 Please select the competency rating you received for the competency entitled Personal Leadership? Answer to this question is required
  • Employee
  • Progressing Towards Frontline Manager
  • Frontline Manager
  • Progressing Towards Department Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Progressing Towards Senior Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Progressing Towards Executive
  • Executive
  • I have not completed the LSR process
  • I am awaiting a managerial assessment or review.
  • None of the above
16 Please select the competency rating you received for the competency entitled Leading Others? Answer to this question is required
  • Employee
  • Progressing Towards Frontline Manager
  • Frontline Manager
  • Progressing Towards Department Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Progressing Towards Senior Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Progressing Towards Executive
  • Executive
  • I have not completed the LSR process
  • I am awaiting a managerial assessment or review.
  • None of the above
17 Please select the competency rating you received for the competency entitled Leading Improvement? Answer to this question is required
  • Employee
  • Progressing Towards Frontline Manager
  • Frontline Manager
  • Progressing Towards Department Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Progressing Towards Senior Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Progressing Towards Executive
  • Executive
  • I have not completed the LSR process
  • I am awaiting a managerial assessment or review.
  • None of the above
18 Please select the competency rating you received for the competency entitled Business Results? Answer to this question is required
  • Employee
  • Progressing Towards Frontline Manager
  • Frontline Manager
  • Progressing Towards Department Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Progressing Towards Senior Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Progressing Towards Executive
  • Executive
  • I have not completed the LSR process
  • I am awaiting a managerial assessment or review.
  • None of the above
19 Using your “Level” ratings from the LSR Assessment, please select the Behaviors where you achieved a Frontline Manager or above management level rating. Answer to this question is required
  • Self Development
  • Communications
  • Political Savvy
  • Relationship Management
  • Group Leadership
  • Customer Focus
  • Managing Performance and Development
  • Change Management
  • Innovation and Risk Management
  • Achievement Orientation
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Leveraging Resources
  • Strategic Planning and Implementation
  • None of the Above
20 Your final determination of readiness rating provides an overall assessment of potential to perform at the next level of management. Please select the response that best describes your overall readiness rating? Answer to this question is required
  • My overall rating is “Ready Now,” and my Next Step is a Frontline Manager or above position.
  • My overall rating is “Ready with Development,” and my Next Step is a Frontline Manager or above position.
  • My overall rating is “Not Ready,” and my Next Step is a Frontline Manager or above position.
  • None of the above.

Next you will respond to a series of questions that are designed to capture your technical experience and other accomplishments.  Experience gained in a position prior to your reaching the full working level should not be considered when responding to these questions.

21 Which of the following describes your Compliance experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have enforced Compliance with diesel motor fuel tax laws
  • I have collected delinquent accounts via phone and/or face to face
  • I have enforced Compliance in conjunction with bankruptcy, law, and regulations
  • I have enforced Compliance in conjunction with offer in compromise, procedures and accepted rules
  • None of the above
22

Which of the following describes the various types of Compliance activities you have been involved in?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have represented the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 341 hearings
  • I have inspected diesel fuel delivery
  • I have reviewed Form 656 and recommended appropriate disposition
  • None of the above
23

Which of the following describes your Collection experience?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have recommended necessary changes to Collection policies and procedures that were adopted
  • I have contributed to the development of Collection program strategies, policies, and procedures designed to improve customer satisfaction and achieve business results for compliance which improved the overall program
  • I have participated in the implementation of Collection program strategies, policies, and procedures designed to improve customer satisfaction and achieve business results for compliance which improved the overall program
  • I have contributed to the execution of Collection program strategies designed to help taxpayers comply with the tax laws
  • None of the above
24

Which of the following best represents your level of experience in program(s) that resulted in a positive impact?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have recommended a best practice that was implemented.
  • I have implemented a business practice that resulted in increased efficiency.
  • I have managed a program and improved performance level(s).
  • None of the above
25

Which of the following best describes your experience in workload processing?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified barriers or predicted possible workload stoppages proactively, and advised management accordingly
  • I have maintained and balanced my workload responsibilities while managing competing priorities and deadlines
  • I have designed and implemented a system to improve the delivery, or processing of cases
  • None of the above
26

Which of the following best describes your highest level of workload improvement contribution?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed, presented and implemented workload improvement methods at the group/team level
  • I have developed, presented and implemented workload improvement methods at the territory/department level
  • I have developed, presented and implemented workload improvement methods at the Area/Operations level
  • None of the above
27

Which of the following best describes your level of experience?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have led a project to identify the purpose, scope, objectives, and activities necessary to achieve completion.
  • I have participated a project to identify the purpose, scope, objectives, and activities necessary to achieve completion.
  • I have supported a project in the delivery to identify objectives, and activities necessary to achieve completion.
  • None of the above
28

Which of the following best represents the highest level of program/project management activities have you performed?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed project schedules for programs/projects to ensure on time delivery
  • I have participated in project schedules for programs/projects to ensure on time delivery
  • I have supported project schedules for programs/projects to ensure on time delivery
  • None of the above
29

Which of the following best describes your level of experience?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have mentored/coached peers providing them with feedback to improve their overall work performance.
  • I have taught either continued professional education (CPE) or provided classroom instruction.
  • I have presented a technical topic in a staff meeting to my peers.
  • None of the above
30

Which of the following describes your experience?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked with Labor Relations (LR) on performance or conduct issues towards resolution
  • I have addressed administrative or work-related complaints from employees
  • I have volunteered and was selected for projects and/or collateral duties
  • I have a current career learning plan (CLP) which has led to developmental assignments
  • None of the above
31

Which of the following describes your experience and/or role(s)?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have acted as a supervisor/manager
  • I have been detailed (more than a full pay period) as a supervisor/manager
  • I have completed an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) leadership readiness program
  • I have held a Lead position
  • None of the above
32 Please select a significant accomplishment whereby you clearly demonstrated leadership potential in the areas of Personal Leadership, Leading Others, Leading Improvement, and/or Business Results. Answer to this question is required
  • Led a diverse team and/or project beginning to end; addressed barriers and/or obstacles; and achieved positive results impacting the Department level.
  • Led a diverse team and/or project beginning to end; addressed barriers and/or obstacles; and achieved positive results impacting the Operations level.
  • Led a diverse team and/or project beginning to end; addressed barriers and/or obstacles; and achieved positive results impacting the Directorate or above level.
  • I have limited experience as a leader and/or have not had the opportunity to engage in programs, projects, or initiatives as described above.
33 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