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Grade: 01

1 Choose the selection that best describes your knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the work of the position being filled. The answer to this question is required. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-2 or GS-14 grade level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is as defined in the body of this vacancy announcement.
  • I do not possess the specialized experience as described in this vacancy announcement.
2 I have performed the following leadership functions: Answer to this question is required
  • Setting standards, expectations, and deadlines.
  • Planning work assignments to be assigned to employees.
  • Establishing work schedules and worksite assignments.
  • Assigning tasks and responsibilities to employees.
  • Reviewing completed work for technical accuracy.
  • Following up with employees to assure timelines in meeting milestones.
  • Resolving conflicts, differences, or problems.
  • Coaching and mentoring employees to achieve desired results.
  • Reporting progress to senior management.
  • Implementing work completed.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of completed assignments or projects.
  • None of the above.
3 Select the acquisition plans that you have had experience reviewing. Answer to this question is required
  • Market research documentation
  • Appropriate contract type
  • Pricing provisions
  • Selection of source
  • Method of acquisition
  • Clarity of contract terms
  • File documentation
  • Propriety of cited funds
  • None of the above

Grade: 02

1 Choose the selection that best describes your knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the work of the position being filled. The answer to this question is required. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-3 or GS-13 grade level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is as defined in the body of this vacancy announcement.
  • I do not possess the specialized experience as described in this vacancy announcement.
2 Choose the statements that describe your experience in supervision and leadership. Answer to this question is required
  • In my past work assignments, I have had direct supervisory authority.
  • In my past work assignments, I have been a team leader, articulating goals and outcomes and motivating others to achieve them.
  • In my past work assignments, I have worked to promote cooperation, coordination of work, and process efficiencies.
  • In my past work assignments, I have developed methods for handling potential work flow problems arising from urgent or emergency situations.
  • None of the above.
3 Select the areas in which you have negotiated and awarded contracts. Answer to this question is required
  • Construction contracts
  • Architect and Engineering Services
  • SBA 8(a) contracts
  • Professional services contracts
  • Technical and/or management services contracts
  • Firm Fixed-Price contracts
  • Fixed-Price with Incentive Fee
  • Fixed-Price with Economic Price Adjustments
  • Cost Reimbursement contracts
  • Cost Share contracts
  • Cost Plus Fixed Fee
  • Cost Plus Incentive Fee
  • Cost Plus Award Fee
  • Time and material contracts
  • Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quality (IDIQ) contracts
  • Multiple award IDIQ contracts
  • Labor hour contracts
  • Simplified Acquisitions
  • Commercial items
  • Commercial services
  • Government-Wide-Agency-Contracts (GWAC)
  • Federal Supply Schedules
  • Information technology services
  • Research & Development Services
  • Contracts based on unsolicited proposals
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

1 Select the statements that describe your managerial experience directing programs and subordinates in federal government acquisition and small business contracting. Answer to this question is required
  • I have supervised federal government acquisition staff in meeting customer requirements in compliance with acquisition rules and regulations.
  • I have supervised federal government small business development staff in supporting agency efforts to meet its small business contracting goals.
  • I have developed, managed and guided subordinates in developing and executing comprehensive agency or department small business contracting programs that achieved small business contracting goals.
  • None of the above.
2 Select the contracting actions that you have performed on a regular and recurring basis in a professional setting. Answer to this question is required
  • Perform advanced acquisition planning and strategy in accordance with FAR Part 7
  • Assemble and issue solicitations
  • Respond to offerors' questions
  • Evaluate proposals
  • Conduct cost and price analysis
  • Conduct past performance evaluation of offerors
  • Perform source selection
  • Award Contracts
  • Resolve Protests
  • Debrief unsuccessful offerors
  • Conduct post-award contract orientation for contractor and Contracting Officer Representative (COR)
  • Prepare recommendations on subcontract consent for work
  • Administer contracts in accordance with FAR Part 42
  • Provide Government Furnished Property in accordance with FAR Part 45
  • Exercise an option (term or quality) in accordance with FAR Part 17
  • Negotiate contracts
  • Terminate for Convenience or Default In accordance with FAR Part 49
  • Resolve claims
  • Close out contracts
  • Develop procurement policy
  • Handle Confidential Business Information
  • Manage Conflict of Interest restrictions and determinations
  • Prepare management plans for Advisory and Assistance Services
  • None of the above
3 Select the statements that indicate your experience with evaluating procurement operations for compliance with the FAR and Agency-specific policies and procedures, including contract file and system level reviews. Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated in peer or second level reviews of operational work.
  • I have been a team member in an internal audit/evaluation of my own operational branch or organization.
  • I have been a team member in an external audit/evaluation of an operational branch or organization outside of my own.
  • I have been a review leader supervising an overall approach to evaluation/audit of my own operational branch or larger organization.
  • I have been a review leader supervising an overall approach to evaluation/audit of an operational branch or organization outside of my own.
  • None of the above.
4 I have experience in applying Federal procurement practices from the following Guidelines: Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Comptroller General Decisions
  • Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) Initiatives
  • Executive Orders
  • OMB Circular A-76
  • OMB-300
  • OMB Circular 123
  • None of the above
5 I have obtained accurate and sufficient information on competitive, industry, or customer feedback and recommended changes based on evaluation of the information. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
6 Select the answer that best describes your experience in problem-solving, planning, and goal setting. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience solving problems in a workplace.
  • I have worked on analyzing routine problems and identifying recommendations.
  • I have worked on analyzing difficult problems and identifying recommendations that are complex and controversial.
  • I have worked on analyzing difficult problems with no precedent available and identifying innovative solutions to issues that are controversial and sensitive.
  • I have worked on solving difficult problems, establishing plans and goals, and using non-traditional techniques and innovative solutions for issues that are complex, controversial and sensitive.
7 Which of the following best describes your customer service experience in a professional setting? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience anticipating customers' needs, tailoring products to meet their needs, and providing non-routine services to exceed their expectations.
  • I have experience anticipating customers' needs and providing routine products and services to meet their needs.
  • I have experience providing routine products or services for customers to ensure their needs are met.
  • I do not have customer service experience.
8 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience identifying customer needs and providing customer service while adhering to quality standards? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing these tasks.
  • I have education or training but no experience in performing these tasks.
  • I have performed these tasks in straightforward and defined situations involving the application of clear and specific guidelines.
  • I have performed these tasks in complex or ill defined situations or in situations requiring analysis and interpretation of general guidelines and applying them to new situations.
  • I have performed these tasks in situations that were complex or that involved difficult interpersonal relations requiring conflict resolution, persuasion, or convincing others in order to achieve my goals.
9 Select the statements that describe your experience communicating with individuals involved in the acquisition process. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience communicating orally and in writing with contractors and offerors (including large and small business, non-profit organizations, and universities) regarding a wide range of pre and post award issues.
  • I have experience facilitating contractors and program personnel through complex acquisitions, or serious performance problems.
  • I have experience working with small groups to reach consensus on difficult issues.
  • I have experience working with widely distributed groups with highly divergent interest to resolve or define complicated issues.
  • I have experience briefing senior officials on unique, innovative acquisition policies and procedures.
  • Formulating and drafting acquisitions policy and regulations for implementation across a larger workgroup.
  • Conducting training briefings for senior contracting personnel to improve acquisition practices throughout the agency.
  • Representing the department authoritatively on selected procurement issues internally and externally in high level venues.
  • None of the above
10 Select the statement(s) that describes your experience communicating with individuals involved in the contracts process: Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience communicating orally and in writing with contractors and offerors (including large and small business, non-profit organizations, and universities) regarding a wide range of pre and post award issues.
  • I have experience communicating orally and in writing with contractors and program personnel on serious, complex performance problems, or on issues related to the need for expedited or increased action from the project officer or other program personnel.
  • I have experience thoroughly documenting a file to clearly evidence all pre and post award contract actions taken.
  • I have experience writing legal documents, contracts, cooperative agreements or similar commitment documents.
  • None of the above
11 Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration. Do you verify that your responses to the questionnaire are true and accurate? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes. I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or no longer wish to be considered for this position.