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Grade: 13

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 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
2 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
    2.1 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
3 Which of the following defines your eligibility for this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • I am a current TTB employee on a career or career-conditional (permanent) appointment in the competitive service.
  • I am a current TTB employee on a 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.
  • I do not fit any of the categories above and am therefore not eligible to apply to this announcement.
4 I am providing, for this vacancy, a copy of my completed annual performance appraisal that has been signed and dated within the last 18 months and shows my final rating. I understand that I can either upload or fax this document through the system at the end of this process. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
    4.1

    Please clearly explain below why you are unable to provide a performance appraisal (i.e., your current employer does not provide them, you have not received one, etc.) Failure to provide a performance appraisal or an explanation why one is not being provided will result in a determination of an incomplete application and ineligibility for consideration for this vacancy.

    Maximum length of 250 characters.
To be qualified at the GS-13 level you must have one year of specialized experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically gained in the Information Technology (IT) field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT. Specialized experience for this position includes:

- Participating in the planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of information system security compliance programs, policies and procedures; AND
- Providing assistance with investigations and solutions to security issues or incidents; AND
- Performing tasks directly related to the implementation, sponsorship, maintenance and adherence to protocols regarding Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), and HSPD-12 Logical Access Control System (LACS) processes and procedures
5 Choose the answer that best describes your specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year IT-related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 as described above.
  • I do not have the experience described above.

For this position the individual must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

1.) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
2.) Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
3.) Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
4.) Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

6 Do you possess IT-related experience that includes attention to detail, customer service skills, oral communication and problem solving as described above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Select the areas of Information Technology and IT Security compliance processes and procedures in which you have experience. (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A)
  • Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Audits
  • Financial Statement Audits
  • Risk Management Framework
  • Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM)
  • Contingency Planning/Disaster Recovery
  • IT Security Documentation
  • Identity authentication and credentialing / Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD 12)
  • Privacy Program Management
  • IT Security Training Management
  • None of the above
8

Please state the title(s) and date(s) of the position(s) wherein you acquired the relevant experience. (Ensure all experience is described in your resume.)

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9

Do you have experience with IT Security compliance best practices and support in new capabilities?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10

Please state the title(s) and date(s) of the position(s) wherein you acquired the relevant experience. (Ensure all experience is described in your resume.)

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11

From the following list, choose the statement(s) which describe(s) your experience with Federal Information Security. (Select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience applying laws, regulations, policies, standards, procedures, and best practices as well as associated issues and technologies.
  • I have experience applying methods and procedures to protect information systems and data by ensuring their availability, authentication, confidentiality, and integrity.
  • I have experience applying the principles, methods, and techniques of information technology assessment, planning, management, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • I have experience with the principles, methods, and tools for evaluating information system security features against a set of specified security requirements.
  • I have no knowledge of Federal Information Security.
12

Choose the statement(s) that describes your experience in interpreting and implementing IT Security policies for Federal, OMB, Treasury and Senior Management. (Select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzing, implementing and managing the feasibility of deploying a new IT Security compliance component within TTB, including developing recommendations, documentation and execution of implementation plans.
  • Analyzing processes, structures, or problems of a program for needed improvements.
  • Conducting research involving a variety of programs using laws, regulations, and directives.
  • Conducting office reviews and audits in order to identify specific needs and problems.
  • Tracking and monitoring activities relating to an organization's administrative policies and business practices.
  • Conducting manpower surveys or organizational studies
  • Analyzing the feasibility of deploying a new IT security compliance component within Treasury or one of its bureaus.
  • None of the above
13 Do you have experience leading a team of IT security compliance professionals? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14

Select the following statement(s) that describes duties you have performed while leading IT teams in enforcing compliance with federal regulations. (Select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have planned work to be accomplished by IT teams, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for the completion of work.
  • I have assigned work to IT teams and recommended resource adjustments based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of the team members.
  • I have overseen the performance of other IT staff on a team in a non-supervisory capacity.
  • I have managed teams of contractors, assessing their work products and making determinations on whether it is to an acceptable level.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
15

Select the one response that best describes your Federal IT Security Program Management experience.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience overseeing or managing the use and application of FISMA, IT Security best practices, ISCM, HSPD-12 Sponsorship and Security responsibilities, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) Goals.
  • I have experience with the use and application of FISMA, IT Security best practices, ISCM, HSPD-12 Sponsorship and Security responsibilities, and OMB CAP Goals.
  • None of the above
16

Select the answer that best describes the environment you have worked in as part of a team.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked on a team of IT Security technicians in the use and application of FISMA, IT Security best practices, ISCM, HSPD-12 Sponsorship and Security responsibilities, and OMB CAP Goals within TTB.
  • I have worked on a team of IT Security technicians in the use and application of FISMA, IT Security best practices, ISCM, HSPD-12 Sponsorship and Security responsibilities, and OMB CAP Goals within the Department of Treasury or one of it's Bureaus.
  • I have worked on a team of IT Security technicians that use and apply FISMA, IT Security best practices, ISCM, HSPD-12 Sponsorship and Security responsibilities, and OMB CAP Goals at a federal agency or private sector organization.
  • None of the above
17

Please state the title(s) and date(s) of the position(s) wherein you acquired the relevant experience. (Ensure all experience is described in your resume.)

Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
18

From the list below, select the types of audiences you have communicated with orally or electronically. (Select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Senior management officials
  • Supervisors
  • Colleagues
  • Subordinates
  • Representatives of other government agencies
  • Technology industry contacts
  • Technical experts
  • TTB staff
  • Contractors
  • None of the above
19

From the list, select all statements that accurately describe your communication skills. (Select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Serving as a subject matter expert for managers or executives
  • Participating in discussions with managers and executives in which the purpose was to plan, coordinate, or consult on work efforts or to resolve specific business problems
  • Influencing or motivating individuals or groups who are working toward mutual goals and who have cooperative attitudes
  • Conducting discussions as a program representative, in which the purpose was to influence, motivate or persuade individuals or groups
  • Approaching individuals or groups who are skeptical or in disagreement in order to obtain the desired effect (e.g., gaining compliance with an established policy or regulation)
  • Justifying, persuading, negotiating, or resolving matters involving significant or controversial policy or program issues as a team lead or in a group-setting
  • None of the above
20

Choose the answer that best characterizes your experience in IT Security related customer service.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed and disseminated broadcasts, emails, training and presentations to assist and inform customers of IT Security related issues and requirements.
  • I have assisted in the development of broadcasts, emails, training and presentations to assist and inform customers of IT Security related issues and requirements.
  • None of the above