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Grade: 15

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1 Do you have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-14) in the Federal Service Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Select the statement that best describes the level of your experience in identifying and implementing action plans to meet program goals and objectives. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  • I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.
3 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience setting goals and objectives. Answer to this question is required
  • As part of a team, I developed and implemented goals and objectives for a program or project.
  • I have partnered with department level, senior Management and high-level management to develop the overall goals and objectives for an agency-wide program.
  • I have independently developed and assigned goals and objectives to staff members and managed the overall work for various programs/projects.
  • None of the above
4 Which of the following documents have you created? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Project Management Plan
  • Project status or results presentation
  • Acquisition Evaluation Plans
  • None of the above
5 Select the statement that best describes the level of your experience in leading complete programs that include multiple mission critical projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task on the job independently for multi year programs up to $100 million, with only general review by a supervisor.
  • I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.
6 Have you developed recommendations to minimize accountability problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Select the problem solving steps you have independently performed to resolve problems affecting contract/procurement operations, currency design and manufacturing facilities. Answer to this question is required
  • Identified issues
  • Gathered information
  • Analyzed information|
  • Developed recommendations
  • Implemented resolutions
  • None of the aboce
8 Select the answer that best describes your experience in problem-solving, planning, and goal setting using non-traditional techniques and innovative approaches to deal with program issues that are complex, controversial and sensitive. Answer to this question is required
  • 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 problems, establishing plans and goals and using non-traditional techniques and innovative solutions for issues that are complex, controversial and sensitive.
  • I have researched and solicited vendors/contractors in obtaining production equipment.
  • None of the above
9 Which of the following best describes your experience developing strategic plans, policies, and procedures for an organization responsible for administering a national program? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have completed formal training or courses covering the topics.
  • Working under close supervision, I have had experience developing strategic plans, identifying policy issues and providing alternatives and recommendations to higher management.
  • Working independently, I have had experience developing strategic plans, identifying policy issues, and making recommendations to top management.
  • Working indendently, I was the leader of a group responsible for the development of strategic plans and issues; for making recommendations or defining alternatives; and for developing analyses and evaluations used by the agency.
10 Choose the statement(s) that best describe your skill in handling policies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have represented and negotiated the policy positions of officials related to program policies and procedures.
  • I have designed, developed and implemented program policies, procedures, standards and practices in accordance with Federal statutes.
  • I have facilitated needed policy changes and modified processes in response to changing Federal policies and management assessments
  • I have analyzed and interpreted policy guidance contained in legislation, regulations, and policy directives.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
11 Choose the statement(s) that best describe your skill in handling policies. Check all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have represented and negotiated the policy positions of officials related to program policies and procedures.
  • I have designed, developed and implemented program policies, procedures, standards and practices in accordance with Federal statutes.
  • I have facilitated needed policy changes and modified processes in response to changing Federal policies and management assessments.
  • I have analyzed and interpreted policy guidance contained in legislation, regulations, and policy directives.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
12 Select the statement that best describes the level of your experience in presenting project and program analysis to senior leadership and key external stakeholders. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  • I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.
13 Choose the statement(s) that describe your communication / briefing skills you use as a regular part of your job to support program goals. Answer to this question is required
  • Regularly communicate program strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities in oral presentations.
  • Explain or justify decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations.
  • Brief stakeholders outside the organization on organization program goals and objectives.
  • Defend organization's position with third parties performing oversight review.
  • None of the above.
14 Which of the following documents have you produced? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Statements of Work
  • Statements of Need
  • Justification for Other Than Full and Open Competition
  • Government Cost Estimates
  • Small Business Cases
  • None of the above
15 If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that I will not be considered for employment if I do not respond "Yes" to this certification item. I understand a comprehensive background investigation, including a check of my credit history and a pre-employment drug screening, is required for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify/understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.