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Grade: 13

1 GS-13: Do you have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 level, as defined in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2

3193998 Please indicate where and when you obtained each of the specialized experience requirements listed in the Qualifications section of this Job Opportunity Announcement. Include in your response: (1) the area of specialized experience; (2) the place of employment; and, (3) the specific dates of employment the experience was gained in MM/DD/YYYY - MM/DD/YYYY format. Your response must be supported by your resume.

Example: Experience in developing and delivering presentations and training; ABC Company; 10/01/2016 - 05/15/2018.

Maximum length of 5000 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 From the list below, select all items that apply to your experience with security administration: Answer to this question is required
  • Developing physical security programs.
  • Developing information (administrative) security programs.
  • Evaluating physical security programs.
  • Evaluating information (administrative) security programs.
  • Receiving training in physical or administrative security techniques.
  • Advising facility managers on security matters.
  • Applying physical or information (administrative) security techniques from written plans.
  • None of the above.
4 Do you have experience providing security-related information to employees and/or contractors? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I have assisted with conducting the following (check all that apply): Answer to this question is required
  • Physical Security Assessment (site or building).
  • Operations Security (OPSEC) Analysis (site or program).
  • Force Protection Assessment.
  • None of the above.
6 Select the method(s) that best describe(s) your experience delivering training curricula: Answer to this question is required
  • Instructor-led training.
  • Instructor-led virtual training (via virtual platform).
  • Computer or web-based training.
  • On-the-job training (e.g., rotational assignments, apprenticeship).
  • Group discussions.
  • Simulation/role playing.
  • One-on-one coaching/mentoring.
  • I have not delivered training myself, but I have evaluated others’ delivery of training content.
  • I have not delivered training myself, but have assisted others in training delivery.
  • None of the above.
7 Do you have at least 12 months experience making recommendations for improvements in operations, policies, or procedures to organizational leadership? Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
8 Select all applicable activities from the following list that you have regularly performed and which demonstrate your skill in developing and enhancing working partnerships and resolving issues. (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Provide frequent briefings to higher-level authority on issues and recommend solutions to problems.
  • Facilitate group sessions (i.e. group feedback sessions, focus groups, user workshops).
  • Prepare and present technical briefings and/or training activities to a variety of audiences.
  • Work closely with managers to resolve problems, analyze alternatives, and develop improvements.
  • Conduct meetings to plan, coordinate, consult on work efforts, or resolve issues.
  • My experience is not described above.
9 Select all responses that describe how you communicate with individuals and organizations. Answer to this question is required
  • Conduct briefings with senior management to provide status updates.
  • Communicate with other organizations to resolve concerns.
  • Provide verbal instructions to execute processes.
  • Submit reports.
  • Represent your organization at meetings with other agencies.
  • None of the above.
10 Have you acted as a primary course facilitator? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 3171646 From the following choices, identify those that reflect your experience in the area of customer service. Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinated/conducted meetings with managers and staff to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Evaluated and modified the services to improve and ensure quality customer service.
  • Directly investigated and resolved customer issues.
  • Provided customer service that was favorably recognized by a colleague, supervisor, or customer.
  • None of the above.
12 3085702 From the list below, select the statement(s) that best describe(s) your experience responding to customer requests. Answer to this question is required
  • I have contributed information to include in responses to customer requests.
  • I have used information personally gathered to respond to customer requests.
  • I have participated in the coordination of responses to customer requests within my own project/program.
  • I have participated in the coordination of responses to customer requests that spanned multiple projects/programs.
  • None of the above.
13 Do you have experience managing multiple assignments, conflicting priorities, and multi-tasking all while maintaining good customer service and meeting various deadlines? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Select all responses that describe your experience representing your agency or organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have acted as a spokesperson presenting myself in a professional manner.
  • I have made presentations or prepared reports on behalf of my agency or organization.
  • I have represented my organization or agency with staff of other Federal, state, or local government officials on matters related to my organization�s or agency�s mission.
  • None of the above.
15 3089027 From the list below, select the statement(s) that best describe(s) your experience building relationships to represent your organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have communicated with individuals from other organizations to build networks.
  • I have coordinated efforts with individuals from other organizations to conduct events.
  • I have coordinated with personnel from other organizations to discuss shared goals and/or promote collaborative work processes.
  • None of the above.
16 Have you represented your organization at inter-agency meetings? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

All FEMA employees are subject to 24-hour on-call in the event of an emergency and all Federal employees may be subject to emergency deployment. In the event of an emergency deployment, travel requirements may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require relocation to emergency sites, some of which are quite austere. The length of deployment may last anywhere from days to months, depending upon the nature of the emergency or disaster.
Every FEMA employee is considered an emergency manager and each employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, although not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. Your emergency management duties may vary depending on the needs of the Agency, your particular skills, and certain personal circumstances. All positions may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description.
1 Are you able to meet this commitment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3107226 Please note that effective January 1, 2010, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career Senior Executive Service (SES) employees in the Executive Branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal service.
2 3107228 Are you currently serving, or have served within the last five years, as a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career Senior Executive Service (SES) employee in the Executive Branch? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 3107314 Please provide the following information regarding your political appointment(s): 1. Official Title of Position; 2. Type of Appointment (i.e. Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES); 3. Name of Agency; 4. Date Position began; and 5. Date Position ended Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
3 3117590 How did you hear about this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FEMA.gov
  • USAJobs
  • Monster
  • Indeed
  • Zip Recruiter
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Employment Office
  • Job Fair
  • Professional Organization
  • FEMA Recruiter
  • Newspaper
  • Radio
  • Through my college or university
  • FEMA Employee
  • DHS/FEMA Hiring Event
  • Other
    3.1 3095446 Please specify how you learned about this Federal Emergency Management Agency job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
4 3125488 I understand the resume I have submitted for this position will be thoroughly reviewed to determine whether my experience and/or educational background is sufficient to meet basic and/or specialized experience requirements as outlined in this announcement. I also understand that if the information provided in my resume is not sufficient to support my responses to the vacancy announcement questions, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package. I understand a high self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in my resume may prevent me from being found best qualified, in which case my application will not be referred to the selecting official. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 3125489 I acknowledge that I have reviewed the Required Documents section of this announcement to determine which documents, if any, I need to provide in support of this application. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 3149447 I understand that if I do not submit all REQUIRED documents that are complete, openable and readable by the closing date, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package.
    • Yes
    • No
  • No
6 Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you understand this statement, have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position 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 rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.