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Vacancy Details

Grade: 15

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

REMINDER: In addition to this questionnaire, you must also submit all information/documents applicable to you as described under "Required Documents." Please read the vacancy announcement carefully. If all the required information is not submitted, you will be found ineligible for this position.
1 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No

For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: -Leading a Security and/or Law Enforcement organization in meeting organizational goals, mission, and vision; AND -Developing and implementing metrics and key performance indicators; AND -Applying risk assessment and security survey techniques; AND -Developing proposals, briefings or position papers to state the security position on issues; AND -Communicating effectively with varying audiences such as senior executives, unions, employees, and other stakeholders; AND -Experience applying laws, regulations, policies, and procedures to successfully administer security and/or law enforcement programs.

2 Select the choice that best describes your specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 year (52 weeks) of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level as described above.
  • I do not have 1 year (52 weeks) of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level as described above.
3 Experience working with unions is paramount for the Office of Security leader. Please select the functions below that you have had direct experience in: Answer to this question is required
  • Daily interaction with union leadership to resolve issues.
  • Weekly interaction with union leadership to resolve issues.
  • Union / Management partnerships.
  • Impact to Implementation bargaining.
  • None of the above.
4 Please specify where you have shown this ability in your resume. (By indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 200 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Please indicate which of the following written products you have produced as a regular part of your job dealing with security issues: Answer to this question is required
  • I have written issue or position papers, including analyses and recommendations.
  • I have developed executive level presentations to explain concepts and proposals.
  • I have written the agency's responses or requests to external entities such as congressional inquiries, state and local government, OIG findings, audits, litigation, etc.
  • I have written talking points for senior officials.
  • I have written agency security and/or law enforcement policies and procedures.
  • I have reviewed written material from my staff and suggested improvements for technical accuracy, clarity, adherence to policy, content organization, and/or appropriateness of material for the intended audience.
  • None of the above.
6 Select the areas that you have had program oversight/ direct responsibility for (Select all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • Administering a Law Enforcement program for a city, stat or other municipality.
  • Administering an industrial security program, including: evaluating effectiveness and determining program deficiencies and implementing improvements.
  • Administering a personnel security program, including: valuating effectiveness and determining program deficiencies and implementing improvements.
  • Emergency management planning and execution.
  • None of the above.
7 Please specify where you have shown this ability in your resume. (By indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 200 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is focused on creating a culture of rewarding excellence based on defined performance metrics. Indicate your level of experience in developing performance metrics: Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted analysis of various security and/or law enforcement functions and developed key performance indicators (KPIs) that allowed senior officials to judge the performance of the security function.
  • I have established annual performance goals based on KPI's for subordinate managers and employees.
  • I have developed methods and processes to track the execution of security functions.
  • I have analyzed functional processes and developed plans to facilitate reaching targets.
  • None of the above.
9 Select the technical analysis areas in security that you have expertise in: Answer to this question is required
  • Conducting physical security surveys and analysis.
  • Conducting vulnerability assessment and analysis.
  • Performing risk assessments and analysis.
  • Analyzing and designing risk assessment methodologies.
  • Development and/or oversight of training for security/police personnel.
  • Developing, analyzing and administering an agency-wide security education program.
  • None of the above.
10 Workforce analytics (i.e. workload planning, identifying key functions across the organization, quantities of work and time to complete work) is important at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Please describe your level of involvement in this function as either the leader or by direct participation: Answer to this question is required
  • I have analyzed, designed and developed tools and templates to accomplish this task.
  • I have conducted the above tasks on a security or other organization that I led.
  • I have trained staff and managers on how to conduct such analysis.
  • I have developed a comprehensive department or division level staffing plan from workforce analytic results.
  • None of the above.
11 Please specify where you have shown this ability in your resume. (By indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 200 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience analyzing or developing security and/or law enforcement policies or procedures: Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed such policies and procedures as a regular part of my job. However, my work was monitored by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have independently analyzed, developed and implemented such policies and procedures regularly as part of my job and I am considered a subject matter expert.
  • I have analyzed such policies and procedures, but not as a regular part of my job.
  • I have assisted developing such policies and procedures, but was not the main policy contributor.
  • I have had training in this area, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • None of the above.
13 Program and project management are important functions at the Bureau of engraving and Printing. Select the choice below that best describes your experience in project management and analysis. Answer to this question is required
  • I have assisted in developing project plans using common business software, but have not used a project plan to complete projects and associated tasks or analyze the projects of the employees under me.
  • I have developed plans and been responsible to brief higher level management on the status and progress of these plans, but was unable to complete significant projects on schedule.
  • I have developed plans, briefed management, and completed significant projects on schedule as well as analyzed the projects and programs of the employees under me for issues and correctness.
  • I have developed and implemented plans, briefed management and other high ranking officials as well as completed significant projects on schedule.
  • None of the above.
14 Select the choice below that best describes your experience in developing or overseeing the development of system requirements and statements of work (SOW) for security systems/devices (systems may be hardware, software, or both). Answer to this question is required
  • I have analyzed and developed detailed requirements documents, SOW, and participated on contract evaluation teams as a member.
  • I have analyzed, developed and implemented detailed required documents, SOW as well as led a contract evaluation team.
  • I have analyzed the work of my team involved in requirements development, and SOW, however, I have not had involvement in developing detailed requirements documents and SOW.
  • I do not have experience in this area.
15 This position requires working and communicating with a variety of stakeholders on new or difficult concepts and technical issues. Choose the statement(s) that describe services you have provided on a regular basis. (Choose all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  • Implemented new procedures and processes that improved communication and business processes for customers.
  • Negotiated policy changes amongst other entities within the organization.
  • Mediated or facilitated problem resolution.
  • Briefed senior management and peers on complex security and/or law enforcement topics.
  • Independently planned, hosted, and conducted meetings.
  • Negotiated with senior management and decision makers on the acceptance and implementation of mandates or recommendations for improving security and/or law enforcement programs.
  • I am regularly consulted by others on technical and programmatic security 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 security and/or law enforcement issues.
  • None of the above.
16 Choose the statement that best describes your experience in managing a multi-geographic security organization: Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed an organization comprised of two or more locations.
  • I have managed an organization with two or more locations where not all locations were my direct reports.
  • I have not managed more than one location.
  • None of the above.
17 Please specify where you have shown this ability in your resume. (By indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 200 characters. Answer to this question is required
18 Select the security and/or law enforcement management activities that you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Communicating with external organizations (i.e., other law enforcement agencies, FBI, NCIS etc.) to facilitate program goal completion.
  • Negotiating with senior management on security and/or law enforcement policy changes.
  • Briefing senior management on complex security and/or law enforcement topics.
  • Negotiating with senior management on improving security and/or law enforcement programs.
  • Providing subject matter expert advice to resolve technical security and/or law enforcement issues.
  • Leading committees or task forces to resolve technical security issues.
  • Defending the organization's position on complex or controversial security and/or law enforcement issues.
  • None of the above.
19 Choose the statement that best describes the size of organization you have managed or had direct oversight of: Answer to this question is required
  • 0-50 employees.
  • 51-100 employees.
  • 100-150 employees.
  • More than 150 employees.