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Vacancy Details

Grade: 42

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Where did you learn about this Department of the Treasury job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FedExperience website
  • USAJOBS website
  • Career Connector Notification
  • Community Organization
  • Employment Office (Federal/State or Local)
  • Friend/Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference, or Convention
  • Magazine
  • Newspaper
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/TV
  • School, College, Counselor
  • Vacancy Announcement Posting
  • Professional Organization
  • Diversity Organization
  • LinkedIn
  • Other
If your application is incomplete, for example not providing the information or examples as requested or stating please see resume, N/A, etc. OR if a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your description of experience and/or education, your application will be marked ineligible and receive no further consideration for this announcement.
2 Are you currently serving or have you 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 Are you currently serving or have you previously served in a Schedule A Appointment with the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet agency approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
Specialized experience for the Band 42 (GS 09 Equivalent): An applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the OR-0301-33 GS-07 equivalent) in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled which has equipped the candidate with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Successful experience can be gained in the Federal service or its equivalent in state or local government or private sector organizations. Specialized experience includes:

Experience providing administrative office support such as organizing the office workflow, handling confidential and sensitive information, composing correspondence, locating information and resolving problems; AND
Experience determining facility needs and making recommendations for space and security management; AND
Experience ordering office supplies and equipment and run the inventory and electronic records management programs; AND
Experience using automated systems, including financial, and other computer-based systems and applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

OR - You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Masters degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or L.L.B or J.D., if related.

OR - You may qualify by a combination of experience and education.

4 Please indicate below how you meet the specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I meet the specialized experience statement listed above.
  • I meet the educational requirements, Master’s degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or L.L.B. or J.D., if related.
  • I have a combination of experience and education.
  • I do not meet either specialized experience or the education.
5 Select the one response that best reflects your experience working in a staff/executive support position that required establishing priorities and meeting time constraints. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience serving as the primary staff support in a financial services organization or financial regulatory agency that routinely collaborated with others and adjusted multiple priorities to generate results under time-critical deadlines.I have experience serving as the primary staff support in a financial services organization or financial regulatory agency that routinely collaborated with others and adjusted multiple priorities to generate results under time-critical deadlines.
  • I served as the primary staff support that routinely collaborated with others and adjusted multiple priorities to generate results under time-critical deadlines.
  • I have experience in a staff support position that routinely required adjusting administrative workloads and resources to meet shifts in priorities.
  • I have experience generating products or services in a work environment that routinely was subjected to time sensitive priorities and deadlines.
  • I have completed training in time management, but have not been employed in a situation that routinely required responding to critical deadlines.
  • None of the above.
6 Please select the choice(s) that best describes your experience with whom you regularly interact. Answer to this question is required
  • Directors, Senior Executives/Chief Executive Officers
  • Managers/Supervisors
  • Other Federal agencies or private organizations
  • Other teams within your organization
  • Individuals outside of the organization
  • Members of the public
  • None of the above
7 Please select the responses that best describe your file management work. (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinate administrative tasks with program support staff
  • Manage documents, files, and records electronically through enterprise content management systems, including SharePoint
  • Update records and manuals
  • Maintain and establish files
  • Purge old files and records
  • None of the above
8 Which of the following have you done as a routine part of your professional work experience? (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Kept supervisor updated on administrative matters, conferences, briefings, meetings of major importance.
  • Reviewed documents, reports, and/or applications for omissions and inconsistencies, and ensured data was complete and accurate.
  • Collected and maintained accurate and up-to-date status reports for a group within the organization.
  • Drafted agendas and talking points for meetings.
  • Tracked expenses for the budget.
  • Coordinated training and employee development, preparing training forms and/or coordinating with the training office.
  • Used electronic tracking systems to monitor action items and project deadlines.
  • Purchased products and supplies for an organization.
  • Controlled and maintained accountability for all non-expendable property and equipment.
  • Managed logistics for conferences, training, and community outreach, and other events, including food, audio-visual and computer support.
  • Tracked commitments and assignments made in meetings through to their completion.
  • Made travel arrangements for senior managers and staff and accommodated last minute changes in a professional and timely manner.
  • Managed incoming and outgoing correspondence to ensure appropriate and timely routing, review, approval, and adherence to policies.
  • Maintained schedules and briefing books.
  • Established and maintained office records electronically through an enterprise content management system.
  • Assisted with human resource management, including drafting position descriptions.
  • Assisted with managing contracts, invoices, and contract-related duties.
  • None of the above.
9 Choose the statement that best describes your demonstrated experience administering facilities management issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I performed this task on the job independently with approval of the final product by a team leader or supervisor.
  • I performed this task on the job with assistance from a team leader, supervisor, or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I had specific training or education directly related to this task, although I have not performed it on the job.
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
10 Choose the answer that best describes your experience in developing space requirements and recommending alternative approaches for multi-purpose (i.e. private offices, open office layout, break rooms, conference facilities, etc.) office areas to satisfy clients space needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed similar job functions and my experience and training have prepared me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I am highly skilled at developing space requirements and recommending alternative approaches for multi-purpose office areas. I have performed them routinely and have conducted training in these areas.
  • I have independently developed space requirements and recommended alternative approaches for multi-purpose office areas as a regular part of jobs that I have held.
  • I have assisted a senior level staff member in developing space requirements and recommending alternative approaches for multi-purpose office areas.
  • I have not performed this function.
11 Please select the answers below that demonstrate your ability to communicate orally. (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience serving as a point of contact for other administrative personnel on procedural matters.
  • I have experience serving as a liaison in which contact is made with a variety of individuals for the purpose of conveying information.
  • I have experience responding to inquiries or requests for information.
  • I have experience explaining non-technical information.
  • I have experience contacting others to obtain information.
  • None of the above
12 Please select the one response that best describes your experience using the correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and required formats in writing and editing correspondence, reports, briefing papers, etc. Answer to this question is required
  • I have composed/prepared formal or official documents, including PowerPoint presentations, policies, and procedures in final format for non-routine correspondence.
  • I have composed/prepared documents for routine correspondence such as responses for common requests or questions.
  • I have reviewed, and/or edited correspondence/documents for clarity, coherence, grammar, and spelling in compliance with approved correspondence procedures.
  • I have prepared office correspondence, as directed, using form letters or examples of previous correspondence.
  • I have received instructions and/or training in the functions, but have not performed them on the job.
  • None of the above.
13 Describe the level of the contacts you have regularly and routinely interacted with in the performance of your duties. Answer to this question is required
  • Internal staff members
  • Agency employees outside immediate office
  • Internal managers and agency senior officials
  • Individuals or groups outside the agency
  • Members of professional associations
  • Staff or officials from foreign governments
  • Staff or officials from other organizations
  • Members of professional societies
  • General public
  • None of the above
14 Please select the software application(s) that you are proficient in (proficient means you understand and utilize a major part of the system's functionality/capabilities without requiring further training or guidance). (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Project, or comparable
  • Microsoft Visio
  • None of the above
15 Select the one response that best describes your experience in delivering quality work products that satisfy team and/or organizational priorities and deadlines. Answer to this question is required
  • In addition to managing multiple tasks/assignments within a common time period, I negotiated deadlines, changes and adjustments in priorities with senior management on my own behalf as well as that of my work group. I have assisted others in determining how best to use their time and how to re-prioritize their work when situations warrant.
  • I managed multiple tasks/assignments within a common time period. I am skilled at adjusting my use of time to meet changes in priorities and meet the requirements of new and/or unexpected work. When priorities conflict, I am capable of resolving the conflicts independently or by involving the team leader or supervisor.
  • I worked on individual projects or assignments that are of high priority to the organization. My work assignments were most generally completed within assigned deadlines and milestones. When additional time is needed, I am able to obtain it from my team leader or supervisor.
  • None of the above.
16 Select the one response that best reflects your experience working in a staff support position that required establishing priorities and meeting time constraints. Answer to this question is required
  • I served as the primary staff support that routinely collaborated with others and adjusted multiple priorities to generate results under time-critical deadlines.
  • I have experience in a staff support position that routinely required adjusting administrative workloads and resources to meet shifts in priorities.
  • I have experience generating products or services in a work environment that routinely was subjected to time sensitive priorities and deadlines.
  • I have completed training in time management, but have not been employed in a situation that routinely required responding to critical deadlines.
  • None of the above.
17 Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience interacting within an office environment. Answer to this question is required
  • I have responded to routine inquiries and directed more technical inquiries to appropriate parties.
  • I have coordinated work within the office with clerical, administrative, and senior-level personnel.
  • I have made contact with others offices within and outside the office to obtain or provide information.
  • I have interacted with senior-level officials inside and outside of the office.
  • None of the above