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Vacancy Details

Grade: 03

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.

Grade: 04

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-5 or GS-9/10 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 have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
  • I have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
  • I have a LL.M., if related
  • I have a combination of education and experience which may be used to meet the experience requirements.
  • I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Which tasks have you performed using statistical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS)? Answer to this question is required
  • Calculated descriptive statistics
  • Compared group means
  • Calculated correlations
  • Performed trend analyses
  • Performed regression analyses
  • Compared group frequencies
  • Conducted factor analyses
  • None of the above
2 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience manipulating data using database applications (e.g., Microsoft Access, Oracle)? Answer to this question is required
  • I have set up or revised the structure of a database to improve data capture and reporting (e.g., designed tables, keyed fields, created forms).
  • I wrote new queries or reports to extract data.
  • I extracted data by running an existing query.
  • I entered or reviewed records.
  • I completed coursework related to database systems, but have not applied this knowledge on the job.
  • I have not completed coursework or had work experience using database applications.
3 Which statistical analyses do you have experience interpreting? Answer to this question is required
  • Cross tabulations / Chi square
  • Frequency distributions
  • Rank order tests
  • T-test / Z-test
  • Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
  • Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA)
  • Correlations
  • Regression Analyses
  • None of the above
4 Which tasks have you performed in Microsoft Excel? Answer to this question is required
  • Formatted cells (e.g., decimal place change, time)
  • Applied autofilter
  • Imported data from a database
  • Created conditional formatting
  • Calculated formulas (e.g., mean, average)
  • Created graphs or charts
  • Changed data precision
  • Wrote macros
  • Created form controls
  • Created pivot tables
  • Created customized graphs (e.g., pareto charts)
  • None of the above
5

Which software application have you used to gather information or create analyses?

Answer to this question is required
  • Answer Web-based collaboration software (e.g., Sharepoint)
  • Spreadsheet software (e.g., Microsoft Excel)
  • Database software (e.g., Microsoft Access; Oracle)
  • Statistical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS)
  • Survey software (e.g, SurveyMonkey, Google Drive)
  • Answer relational database queries (e.g., SQL)
  • Data visualization software (e.g., Tableau)
  • None of the above
6 Choose the statements that describe services you have provided on a regular and recurring basis in a professional setting. Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  • Negotiated policy changes.
  • Mediated or facilitated problem resolution.
  • Briefed senior management on complex QA topics.
  • Independently planned, hosted, and conducted meetings.
  • Am regularly consulted by others on technical and programmatic issues.
  • Served as an active participant on committees or task forces on technical and programmatic issues.
  • Served as authoritative spokesperson for the organization on complex or controversial issues.
  • None of the above.
7 Which of the following have you done as a routine part of your professional work experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Established priorities among multiple projects
  • Established timelines for multiple projects
  • Closed out projects
  • Started up and manage projects through completion
  • Established and monitor project progress
  • Met deadlines
  • Used project management software
  • Made resource decisions for competing projects
  • Assigned tasks and monitor performance
  • Anticipated and resolve problems
  • None of the above
8 Which activities have you performed to analyze program information? Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted a review of existing research
  • Identified outliers in the data set
  • Discussed findings with colleagues
  • Compared information to benchmark data
  • Applied forecasting models
  • Performed content analysis of narrative information
  • None of the above
9

Which tasks have you performed using relational database queries (e.g.’ SQL)?

Please select the response that best describes your level of experience in SQL.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience.
  • I have taken classes but have not used this in a work setting.
  • I am able to run queries written by other people but have no experience writing queries.
  • I have experience modifying or updating existing queries but cannot write original queries.
  • I have experience writing simple original queries.
  • I have experience writing complex original queries .
10 Which tasks have you performed while conducting survey research? Answer to this question is required
  • I created survey items.
  • I created response scales.
  • I analyzed responses.
  • I grouped items using confirmatory factor analysis.
  • I developed a sampling plan.
  • I designed administration protocols.
  • None of the above.
11 Choose the statement that best describes your experience when you have been involved with project management. Answer to this question is required
  • I independently plan, conduct, and coordinate various studies and projects, involving a broad range of resource management subjects.
  • I participate as a member of a team in the planning, conducting, and coordinating of various studies and projects.
  • I have on occasion conducted a study or survey for the purpose of gathering statistics (e.g., training study/survey, personnel study/survey, logistical study/survey, etc.).
  • None of the above.
12 Which program analysis activities have you performed in a professional setting? Answer to this question is required
  • Performed qualitative or quantitative analysis based on a prescribed methodology (e.g., running standardized reports).
  • Designed research and evaluation tools (e.g., employee survey, data collection from an existing system, focus group questions).
  • Used qualitative and quantitative methods, and other statistical approaches and techniques, to assess program effectiveness.
  • Developed measurement or metrics for evaluation.
  • Described findings from a study that you conducted.
  • Developed recommendations as a result of findings you discovered.
  • None of the above.
13 Which documents have you written? Answer to this question is required
  • Program evaluation reports
  • Survey results and recommendations
  • Statements of work
  • Annual reports
  • Grant performance reports
  • Comparative analyses
  • Performance plans
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Responses to Congressional inquiries
  • None of the above
14 In which of the following events have you communicated verbally or made oral presentations? Answer to this question is required
  • Speeches
  • Conferences
  • Meetings
  • One-on-One discussions
  • Telephone inquiries
  • Training
  • Technical assistance
  • Interviews
  • Executive Briefings
  • Technical Briefings
  • None of the above
15 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.