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Grade: 13

To be eligible for this position at this grade level, you must meet the requirements below.
To be eligible for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal Government. To be qualifying, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate knowledge and accomplishment of program assignments that required a range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative sufficient to accomplish programs or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations. You must also demonstrate a knowledge of the range of laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the segment(s) of the Service's program affected by the assigned program or study; knowledge of management principles and processes to perform program management duties and to effectively coordinate and integrate program objectives and recommendations and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
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.
  • I have less than one (1) year of specialized experience.
TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS (IF APPLICABLE): Under merit promotion procedures, Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. Time is credited based on calendar time served in a grade, regardless of the number of days or hours worked. If you currently hold or have previously held a position at the same (or equivalent) or higher grade/level in the Federal government as of this announcement, you will meet the TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS.
2 Please select the response that best describes your time in grade Answer to this question is required
  • I have served one year at the next lower grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I currently occupy a position at or above the grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I have previously occupied a position at or above the grade of the position for which I am applying.
  • I am not a current federal civilian employee and meet the TIG exclusions contained in 5 CFR 300.603 (b).
  • I am a VEOA eligible applicant and am not currently employed as a federal civilian employee.
  • I have less than one year in grade at the next lower level of the position for which I am applying.
3 Which of the following represents the types of customers to whom you have interacted in the delivery of an organizational wide program? Answer to this question is required
  • Executives, Division Directors, or Corporate Officers.
  • Senior or Front-line Managers.
  • External (outside of your organization, unit, group, etc ) Customers and/or Stakeholders.
  • Contractor and Consulting teams.
  • Direct Reports on a team under my leadership.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following describes your experience providing assistance to your co-workers? Answer to this question is required
  • I delivered training materials or job aids.
  • I taught and have been an on the job training (OJT) coach.
  • I served as a subject matter expert for a project work group in completion of their task(s).
  • I served as a mentor.
  • I served in a supervisory or manager role.
  • None of the above.
5 What is your experience writing technical documentation? Answer to this question is required
  • I prepared documentation for executive committees (for example, position paper, business case).
  • I wrote training materials or job aids.
  • I consolidated multiple source documents into a single report.
  • I developed technical presentations to stakeholders or groups outside of my organization.
  • None of the above.
6 Which best describes your highest level of experience working requests from internal or external customers? Answer to this question is required
  • I led the coordination of responses to customer requests that span multiple projects and areas.
  • I led the coordination of responses to customer requests within my own program/project area.
  • I participated in a coordinated effort to respond to customer requests that involve multiple issues and/or program areas.
  • None of the above.
7 Which best describes your highest level of experience leading a team? Answer to this question is required
  • Providing leadership to team members while completing multiple, complex assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Providing assistance to team members while completing multiple complex assignments with competing deadlines
  • Completing multiple complex assignments with competing deadlines.
  • None of the above.
8 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I worked at the headquarters or corporate level supporting large programs and projects, providing expertise in formulating policies and/or providing guidance relative to the design, implementation, and adoption of an initiative.
  • I have operational experience in applying technical guidance relative to the design, implementation, and adoption of initiatives provided by others.
  • I served as a technical expert in one or more fields serving as a subject matter expert to management and others.
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience as a Project/Program Manager? Answer to this question is required
  • I served in the role of a project/program manager leading a team of specialists and/or field experts from concept formulation through design and deployment.
  • I served in a position as a leader of a working group that was responsible for accomplishing special projects, studies, or assignments of a complex nature.
  • I served as a technical advisor or am often called upon to provide advice or guidance to leadership and/or at high level meetings.
  • None of the above.
10 Which of the following describes your experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I identified costing and/or resources necessary to complete a task or request.
  • I managed the budget and tracked expenditures on a task or request.
  • I created schedules and corresponding deliverables and dates to complete a task or request.
  • I interviewed stakeholders to obtain business or technical requirements and written a requirements document.
  • I led a team by breaking down high level requirements down into subsets and assigned the resources necessary to complete the task.
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following describes your highest level of experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience conducting research, performing analyses, and formulating recommendations on enterprise-level issues that were broad in scope.
  • I have experience conducting research, performing analyses, and formulating recommendations limited to a specific project area.
  • I have experience conducting research and performing analyses for others review.
  • None of the above.
12 Please select your highest level of experience communicating with internal and external audiences of stakeholders, customers and user groups. Answer to this question is required
  • I developed briefings, reports and analysis documents on program related issues that I have presented to audiences.
  • I have delivered public speeches and/or oral presentations before an audience.
  • I have conducted training seminars for internal or external audiences.
  • None of the above.
13 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience serving on a panel, committee, or task force as a representative for an organization on technical or professional issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I contributed to a group as described as a technical resource but not a member of the group.
  • I served on a group as described above to complete an assigned project.
  • I serviced on a group as described above that included members from different organizations that developed and implemented process improvements.
  • None of the 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 Are you eligible for consideration under the IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP) or other IRS Preference Program? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
In addition to the online application and resume, your current Annual Performance Appraisal and monetary awards are considered in the merit promotion process. This information may be verified during the hiring process.
4 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
    4.1 Please list the name of the award and the date(MMDDYYYY) of the award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2012). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 2
    4.1 Please list the name of the award and the date(MMDDYYYY) of the award. (For example: Performance Award, 02/02/2012). Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • 3 or more
    4.1 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
5 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 or I do not have a performance appraisal You have indicated that you do not have a current performance appraisal. You should be advised that your annual performance appraisal and relevant awards are considered in the selection process. In the event you do not have a current appraisal, there are a number of options available to you. Please consider submitting a recent self-assessment, manager prepared narrative, or contact your immediate manager for another option appropriate to your current situation and position.
  • Other
6 Regarding the effectiveness of our recruitment strategies; how did you first hear about this job? Answer to this question is required
  • Automated USAJOBS saved search notification
  • Posting on a job board or search agent other than USAJOBS (Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed, LinkUp, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the job board or search agent other than USAJOBS you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Social Media posting (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, on-line job fairs, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the Social Media platform you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Career Website
  • Referred by an IRS employee
  • Attended a recruitment event (Job/Career Fair, Open House, Meet & Greet, Meetup, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name and state of the recruiting event. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • School/University announcement/career counselor
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the school/university of the announcement where you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Organizational third party referral (diversity or community organization, church, unemployment office, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the Organizational third party referral. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Newspaper (print/online)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the newspaper and the state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Radio
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the radio station and state you heard the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Transit/Bus Advertisement
    6.1 Please indicate the city and state you saw the advertisement. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Major News Websites
    6.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Banner Advertisement - Movie Theater Websites
    6.1 Please indicate the website. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • IRS Post Card Mailing
  • Classified Advertisement Website (Craigslist, Angie‚Äôs List, etc.)
    6.1 Please indicate the name of the website, city and state. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I prefer not to answer
7 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