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Grade: 03

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Grade: All Grades

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-4 or GS-11/12 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 have the experience as defined above.
2 I have authored reports or assessments related to the provision of health care services that made recommendations for improvement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Which of the following statements most accurately describes your professional experience using the standards that guide how Offices of Inspectors General conduct their evaluations or inspections of federal programs, the Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation (blue book)? Answer to this question is required
  • I am not familiar with the standards.
  • My education and training have prepared me to carry out an evaluation or inspection that meets blue book standards, but I have not yet had the opportunity at work.
  • I have carried out tasks to support at least one phase (scoping, planning, data collection/fieldwork, analysis, report writing, communicating results to stakeholders) of an evaluation or inspection that was led by others and that met blue book standards.
  • My work has contributed to all phases of at least one evaluation or inspection that was led by others and that met blue book standards. My work contributed to defining the project’s scope and methodology, planning the fieldwork and data collection, conducting fieldwork, analyzing data, report writing, and communicating results to the project’s stakeholders.
  • I have been the primary evaluator or inspector responsible for completing all phases of at least one evaluation or inspection that met blue book standards.
  • I have been the team lead on at least one large, complex evaluation or inspection that met blue book standards. My responsibilities included coordinating and overseeing the work of other evaluators, inspectors or analysts throughout the entire project.
4

Which of the following statements most accurately describes the amount of your professional experience assessing a health care program?

Answer to this question is required
  • My education and training in health care or medicine have prepared me to carry out an evaluation but I have not yet worked as a professional on a health care program assessment.
  • I have work experience carrying out tasks to support at least one phase (scoping, planning, data collection/fieldwork, analysis, report writing, communicating results to stakeholders) of a health care evaluation that was led by others.
  • I have professional evaluation experience contributing to all phases of at least one health care evaluation that was led by others. My work contributed to defining the project’s scope and methodology, planning the fieldwork and data collection, conducting fieldwork, analyzing data, writing evaluation reports, and communicating results to the project’s stakeholders.
  • I have been the primary evaluator responsible for completing all phases of at least one evaluation of a health care program.
  • I have been the team lead on at least one large, complex health care evaluation project. My responsibilities included coordinating and overseeing the work of other evaluators and/or analysts throughout the entire evaluation project.
5 Which of the following statements most accurately describes your experience with gathering and analyzing qualitative data? Answer to this question is required
  • My education has prepared me to gather and analyze qualitative data but I have not had the opportunity at work to do this.
  • I have carried out tasks in support of the collection and analysis of qualitative data on at least one research or evaluation project by, for example, taking notes during an interview or helping to code results of multiple interviews.
  • As a professional analyst, inspector or evaluator I have worked on multiple projects that required me to gather qualitative data from many individual respondents and/or focus groups, code and analyze this data, and communicate the results of my research to others.
  • I have extensive research and evaluation experience carrying out qualitative data analysis, and have trained others in qualitative data gathering and analysis techniques and best practices.
  • None of the above
6 Please indicate which of the following applications you have used on the job to perform research or evaluation tasks, including planning, scoping, fieldwork, analysis, report writing, and communicating to stakeholders: Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Excel, Pivot Tables
  • NVivo
  • Other qualitative data analysis tool
  • SurveyMonkey, Zoomerang, or other survey design tool
  • TeamMate
  • Other performance audit workpaper management application
  • None of the above
7 Select the written products you have authored on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Summary reports on organizational data that included analysis and recommendations
  • Policy statements and guidance
  • Communication plans
  • Procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems
  • Correspondence that consolidates input from a number of different sources (including contradictory viewpoints)
  • Presentation or briefing materials
  • Briefings and testimony for Congressional hearings
  • Budget justification and impact reports
  • Organizational assessments
  • Issue/position papers
  • None of the above
8 Select activities from the following list that you have regularly performed and which demonstrate your skill in presenting information orally to help resolve organizational issues. Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitate organizational group sessions (for example, group feedback sessions, focus groups, change management workshops)
  • Present technical briefings and/or training activities to a variety of audiences.
  • Facilitate team building and conflict resolution activities.
  • Explain or justify decisions, conclusions, findings, and/or recommendations.
  • Present information to supervisors, managers, employees and executives clarifying procedures, decisions, problems, or further action needed.
  • Conduct meetings to plan, coordinate, consult on work efforts, or resolve issues. This would include making presentations to influence individuals or groups who are resistant to agency positions or who have conflicting agendas.
  • None of the above
9 Which statement best describes your professional experience identifying solutions to inefficient or ineffective work methods? Answer to this question is required
  • In my work experience so far I have not identified solutions or recommendations to address inefficient or ineffective areas of operation.
  • I have had at least one experience at work in which I proposed a creative solution to address an area of operational inefficiency or ineffectiveness.
  • In my job I have proposed multiple solutions to help my organization or agency to address ineffective or inefficient areas of operation.
  • I have identified the need for and led the design and successful implementation of creative solutions to difficult, complex problems facing my organization or agency.
10 Choose the statement that best describes your experience working in a team environment. Answer to this question is required
  • I primarily worked alone.
  • I have worked in small, close-knit groups having common interests and goals, contributed to the accomplishments of assigned tasks.
  • I have worked in large, complex groups where my facilitation skills contributed directly to successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • I have led small, close-knit groups, where I ensured that everyone in the group was doing his or her fair share of the work, thereby contributing to successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • I have led large, complex groups where my management skills ensured that the work was coordinated sufficiently well to ensure successful and timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • None of the above.
11

Why are you applying for this position? In your response please describe how your experience or training has prepared you to undertake evaluations of Peace Corps programs and operations, in particular the agency’s Volunteer health care program.

Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 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.