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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

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
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.
2 Did you submit your most recent performance appraisal? Please note, it must include the final rating and be dated within the last 18 months. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
    2.1 Explain why you are not providing an appraisal. Note that 'N/A' is not an acceptable answer. Maximum length of 250 characters.
3 Which of the following describes your eligibility for this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • I am a current BEP employee with status eligibility.
  • I am a current BEP employee serving on a permanent Veteran's Recruitment Appointment.
  • I am currently a Treasury Career Transition Assistance program eligible (I will provide the information required as described in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.)
  • None of the above.
4 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information on and attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I understand that any information I give may be investigated. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Specialized experience for the GS-14: you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service or in other public or private sectors, that is directly related to the position and which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as ALL of the following:
-Developing and evaluating program plans for an organization; AND
-Implementing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with organization standards.

5 Choose one answer that best describes your experience: Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the definition as described above.
  • I do not have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the definition as described above.
6 Make sure experience is clearly documented in your resume. Please give the dates/resume reference when you gained this experience so it may be found to ensure you receive proper credit. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 From the list below which best describes your experience pertaining to fleet management: Answer to this question is required
  • Managed and oversaw organization responsible for fleet management. Management and oversight includes daily activities, ensuring policy compliance, and ensuring all reporting requirements are met.
  • Served in leading role for an organization tasked with fleet management. Assisted management in daily activities, ensuring policy compliance, and ensuring all reporting requirements were met.
  • Familiar with fleet management daily activities, ensuring policy compliance, and ensuring all reporting requirements.
  • No direct experience with fleet management
8 From the list below which best describes your experience pertaining to real and personal property management: Answer to this question is required
  • Managed and oversaw organization responsible for real and personal property management. Management and oversight includes daily activities, ensuring policy compliance, and ensuring all reporting requirements are met.
  • Served in leading role for an organization tasked with real and personal property. Assisted management in daily activities, ensuring policy compliance, and ensuring all reporting requirements were met.
  • Familiar with real and personal property management daily activities, ensuring policy compliance, and ensuring all reporting requirements.
  • No direct experience with real and personal property management
9 From the list below which best describes your experience pertaining to capital improvement and space management programs involving facility modifications and improvements, as well as service requests for space changes, transfers, relocation, or additions. Answer to this question is required
  • Served in managerial role in an organization overseeing facility modifications and improvements as well as service requests for space changes, transfers, relocation, or additions.
  • Served as project manager or in leadership role overseeing facility modifications and improvements as well as service requests for space changes, transfers, relocation, or additions.
  • Assisted project managers or leadership in facility modifications and improvements as well as service requests for space changes, transfers, relocation, or additions.
  • No direct experience with capital improvement and space management programs.
10 Which one of the following best reflects your highest level of experience building consensus on policy or program related issues where there are conflicting positions? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience building consensus to resolve difficult and controversial issues.
  • I have experience building consensus to resolve difficult and controversial issues, which required developing cooperation, coordinating activities, and reaching consensus.
  • I have experience building consensus to resolve difficult and controversial issues, which required agreement on difficult issues, achieving cohesiveness, interacting with individuals constructively, and solving problems.
  • I have experience building consensus to resolve difficult and controversial issues, which required analyzing and solving difficult problems collectively, defusing conflict, building coalitions and consensus, and reaching solutions to controversial issues.
11 Choose the statement that best describes your experience translating goals into action plans. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have participated in a local process/project to develop action items for an action plan that supported established goals for a specific program area.
  • I have led a local process/project to develop action items for an action plan that supported established goals for a specific program area.
  • I have led a process/project for the conversion of agency goals to an action plan for a primary organizational unit or equivalent.
  • I have overseen the process/project for the conversion of agency goals to action plans. I have monitored these action plans, made appropriate adjustments, and measured goal accomplishment.
12 Choose the statement that best represents the area impacted by your most significant program or project. Answer to this question is required
  • My organizational unit
  • My business line
  • My company or agency
  • Government wide or industry wide
  • General public
  • None of the above
13 Please indicate which one of the following best describes your experience planning and organizing work to achieve the goals of a program or organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have planned, developed, and implemented programs with organizational scope and impact, managing work teams and/or advisory groups in the overall design of systems and programs.
  • I have established annual, multi-year, or similar types of long-range work plans for an organizational component, setting goals and objectives, planning for short and long term resource needs.
  • I have set goals and/or planned work to be accomplished by others, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for the completion of work.
  • I have planned and organized my own work assignments against deadlines assigned by my Supervisor, often handling several work assignments at the same time.
  • I have done none of the above.
14 Please describe your experience planning, organizing, coordinating, developing and leading the work of others including the ability to work effectively as a team member. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in coordinating and/or integrating the work of a wide variety of participants when there are significant challenges in the program area or subject matter and coordinated projects or programs where there is involvement of various organizations.
  • I am recognized as a technical authority in a program area by peers, operations managers, and/or policy makers, and practiced skill in meeting and dealing with program and/or policy analysts, specialist, and/or program officials within the directorate and have experience summarizing, interpreting, and relating information on difficult or misunderstood policy questions.
  • I have demonstrable skill in meeting and coordinating with officials or representatives of groups or professional organizations ; contacts are not established on a routine basis.
  • I have no demonstrable skill in meeting and coordinating with officials or representatives of groups or establishing contacts.
15 Choose the statement that describes your experience in asset tracking or workload tracking with MAXIMO or other Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software. Answer to this question is required
  • No experience in asset or workload tracking using Maximo or other EAMS.
  • Searched Maximo or other EAM databases for general asset information or status of a work order.
  • Compiled reports in Maximo or other EAM databases to report on status of ongoing work as well as historical data for labor and materials expended in maintenance of assets or as part of projects.
  • Searched Maximo or other EAM databases for general asset / project information and work history.
16 Choose all statement(s) that describe your experience in system workflow development and configuration of MAXIMO or other Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software. Answer to this question is required
  • No experience in system development or configuration of Maximo or other EAM software.
  • Led efforts in workflow development in Maximo or other EAM software for corrective and emergency maintenance.
  • Developed location hierarchies for facilities in Maximo or other EAM software.
  • Developed asset hierarchies in Maximo or other EAM software.
  • Oversaw virtual storeroom configuration in Maximo or other EAM software.
  • Oversaw spare parts inventory management attributable to assets in Maximo or other EAM software.
  • Oversaw preventative maintenance workflows in Maximo or other EAM software.
17 Select from the following list those customers' audiences' entities with whom you have successfully provided information or service to in positions involving the development and implementation of processes and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • My organizational unit
  • My business line
  • My company or agency
  • Government wide or industry wide
  • General public
  • None of the above
18 Choose the statement that best describes your experience building support for ideas and initiatives with key stakeholders inside and outside the organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have had limited experience building support for ideas and initiatives with key stakeholders inside and outside the organization gained by seeking support for ideas or initiatives under close guidance.
  • I have sought support for ideas and initiatives from key internal and external stakeholders with the result that these ideas/initiatives have been included in major recommendations made by others.
  • I have analyzed the pros and cons of key ideas/initiatives and clearly elucidated these options for key internal and external stakeholders with the result that the ideas/initiatives were successfully implemented.
19 Which of the following written material(s) have you developed or had a major role in developing? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Formal informational announcements via email or letters to customers, supervisors, peers and subordinates.
  • Detailed reports with technical data, analysis and recommendations to senior managers.
  • Letters or reports to internal or external personnel outlining organizational capabilities, limitations or positions.
  • Quick, informal emails to customers, supervisors, peers and subordinates.
  • Organizational policies and procedures.
  • None of the above.
20 I have experience briefing or presenting information to the following audiences: (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Senior agency officials
  • Supervisors
  • Colleagues
  • Subordinates
  • Government organizations
  • Private industry
  • General public
  • Technical experts
  • Professional organizations
  • Civic groups
  • Media outlets
  • None of the above
21 From the list below, which best describes your experience with reporting on policy compliance matters to external agencies? Answer to this question is required
  • Interpreted reporting requirements provided by oversight agency, oversaw compilation of data, managed and oversaw writing of report, and formulated responses to inquiries from oversight agency.
  • Oversaw compilation of interagency reporting data and reviewed for accuracy. Authored or contributed to writing of reports.
  • Assisted team in interagency report development and reviewed finished report for accuracy.
  • No direct experience with external agency reporting.
22 Choose the statement(s) that describe your skill(s) in developing and administering policies for an organization in order to implement the organizations vision, goals and priorities. (Check all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • I have designed and implemented a comprehensive program that distributes agency policies and procedures throughout a geographically dispersed organization with offices in cities throughout the United States.
  • I have developed and presented information to maximize understanding and minimize controversy for a variety of audiences who use the information in variety of different ways.
  • I have designed, developed, and implemented management policies, procedures, standards, and practices in accordance with statutes.
  • I have analyzed and interpreted policy guidance contained in legislation, regulations, and policy directives.
  • I have facilitated needed policy changes and modified processes in response to changing policies and management assessments.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
23 Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience assessing progress relative to facility goals, plans, and changing needs. Check all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified key issues and applied innovative solutions to make organizational financial improvements.
  • I have set standards, goals, and targets and have been held self-accountable for achieving financial goals.
  • I have set standards, goals, and targets and have held others accountable for achieving financial goals.
  • I have redefined program or unit goals as a result of change in policy or organizational mission.
  • None of the above
24 Which of the following best reflects your ability to perform analyses to draw conclusions, devise enterprise content management solutions and strategies, and provide expert advice on highly complex programs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing analyses to draw conclusions, devise enterprise content management solutions and strategies, and provide expert advice on highly complex programs.
  • I have performed analyses to draw conclusions, devise enterprise content management solutions and strategies, and provide expert advice on highly complex programs under close supervision.
  • I have assisted others in performing analyses to draw conclusions, devise enterprise content management solutions and strategies, and provide expert advice on highly complex programs.
  • I have participated on a team that performed analyses to draw conclusions, devise enterprise content management solutions and strategies, and provide expert advice on highly complex programs.
  • I have independently performed analyses to draw conclusions, devise enterprise content management solutions and strategies, and provide expert advice on highly complex programs.
  • I have led others charged with performing analyses to draw conclusions, devise enterprise content management solutions and strategies, and provide expert advice on highly complex programs.
25 From the list below, select the software program(s) you have used in managing facility processing and planning. Answer to this question is required
  • Maximo or other Enterprise Asset Management system
  • Inventory Management Software
  • Space Management Software
  • AutoCAD, MicroStation, or other graphical software applications (3)
  • Other
  • None of the above.
26 Which of the following Excel characteristics are you proficient in (proficient means you understand and utilize a major part of the system's functionality/capabilities)? Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no proficiency in Excel.
  • Simple formulas and formatting
  • Complex Formulas and conditional formatting
  • Pivot Tables
  • Accessing source data with MS Query
  • Text Data Imports
  • Creating macros using Visual Basic for Applications
27 Choose the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience with Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no experience with Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.
  • I have used analytics and dashboards.
  • I have performed data cleansing.
  • I have created complex analytics and dashboards or other graphical representation.
  • I am proficient in most techniques of business intelligence including advanced statistical techniques including but not limited to linear regression
28 Choose the statement that describes your experience with MAXIMO or other Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no proficiency in the use of MAXIMO or EAM.
  • I have experience using MAXIMO or EAM.
  • I have experience as a Creating Tables and Queries in MAXIMO or EAM.
  • I have experience as a Creating Reports and Forms in MAXIMO or EAM.
29 Select the statement(s) that describe the management duties you have performed. Check all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have planned work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for the completion of work.
  • I have assigned work to subordinates based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
  • I have worked with employees to identify their developmental and training needs based on organizational goals and budget realities.
  • I have established broad objectives and goals and communicated these to subordinate supervisors for them to implement.
  • I have interviewed candidates for positions.
  • I have been responsible for first-line supervision to employees.
  • I have addressed employees conduct issues by seeking appropriate human resources actions such as verbal admonishments or suspensions.
  • I have overseen the performance of other staff on a team, even though not as a formal supervisor.
  • I have developed performance standards and evaluated employees work.
  • I have recommended awards and promotions.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
30 Choose the statement which best describes your knowledge of the agency's mission, principles, practices, and policies in order to provide guidance and leadership in carrying out program strategies and ensuring policies and plans include a long-term outlook consistent with customer needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have created, implemented and followed principles, practices and policies ; provided guidance and leadership for multiple agency-wide program areas ; identified and met customer needs.
  • I have implemented and follow principles, practices, and policies and provided guidance and leadership for one, agency-wide program area.
  • I have followed principles, practices, and policies ; and provided guidance for one, agency-wide program area.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
31 Make sure experience is clearly documented in your resume. Please give the dates/resume reference when you gained this experience/education so it may be found to ensure you receive proper credit. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
32 From the following list, please select all of the supervisory/management functions you have performed: Answer to this question is required
  • I have planned, organized and delivered major programs and/or projects working through both subordinate and non-subordinate managers and staffs, attaining organizational resource commitments and building effective and high-performing cross-organizational teams.
  • I have planned, organized and assigned work based on the capabilities and knowledge of the subordinate staff.
  • I have directed work progress and reviewed/approved compliance with goals and objectives.
  • I have developed performance standards and appraised employee performance.
  • I have recommended awards and promotions.
  • I have developed and implemented training plans for a component organization.
  • I have assisted in the selection of employees.
  • I have resolved employee complaints and concerns.
  • I have established program objectives and performance goals.
  • None of the above.
33 From the following list, select the types of management decisions you have made: Answer to this question is required
  • Hiring
  • Personnel Termination
  • Reorganization
  • Policy
  • Budget formulation
  • Project scope
  • Program initiation and/or termination
  • None of the above
34 Choose the statement that best represents your highest level of responsibility in managing resources. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not been responsible for the management of any resources.
  • I have been responsible for the management of my program or project staff.
  • I have been responsible for the management of my program or project staff and budget.
  • I have been responsible for the management of my program or project staff, budget and contractors.