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Grade: 12

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Where did you learn about this United States Mint job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • USAJOBS website
  • Community Organization (e.g. Church, Civic Association, Recreation Center)
    1.1 What was the name Community Organization that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Employment Office (Federal/State or Local)
    1.1 What was the name Employment Office that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Friend/Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference, or Convention
    1.1 What was the name of the Job Fair, Conference, or Convention made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Magazine
    1.1 What was the name magazine that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Newspaper
    1.1 What was the name newspaper that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Professional Organization or Association
    1.1 What was the name Professional Organization or Association that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Online jobsite (e.g. Careerbuilder, monster, yahoojobs)
  • Other
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 US Mint employee on a career or career-conditional (permanent) appointment in the competitive status.
  • I am a current or former Federal employee.
  • I am eligible under a special hiring authority (e.g. individual with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or eligible under a Veteran's hiring authority).
  • I am eligible through CTAP/ICTAP.
  • I am a Land Management employee eligible under Public Law 114-47
  • None of the above.
For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 level in the federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

Applying the concepts, laws, and regulations of finance reporting and budgetary processes in support of the agency's overall strategic plan.
4 Select the choice that best describes your specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year (52 weeks) or more of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-11 level as described above.
  • I do not have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the definition as described above.
5 Please specify where it is documented in your resume that you have experience applying the concepts, laws, and regulations of finance reporting and budgetary processes in support of the agencys overall strategic plan. (indicate place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Please select the statement that best describes your experience in budget development for an organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience formulating and executing budgets for an organization as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have participated in formulating and executing budgets as a member of a team for an organization. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have had education or training formulating and executing budgets but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • None of the above.
7 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (by indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Choose which statement best describes your highest level of experience with financial reporting for an organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have interpreted OMB, Treasury, and other financial legislation for financial reporting as a routine and regular part of my job.
  • I have interpreted legislated policy, and other financial legislation for financial reporting, but not fiscally financial legislated policy as a regular part of my job.
  • I have interpreted OMB, Treasury, and other financial legislation for establishing or updating financial reporting, but not as a regular part of my job.
  • I have interpreted legislated policy, but not specifically financial legislated policy, but not as a regular part of my job.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
9 Do you have experience with an organization's goals and objectives, work processes, and administrative operations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Choose the statement that best describes your experience in the application of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess budget issues or concerns? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience applying analytical and evaluative methods to assess efficiency and effectiveness in program operations and using this information to present findings to management.
  • I have been a team member applying analytical and evaluative methods to assess efficiency and effectiveness in program operations.
  • I have had education or training in the application of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess budget issues or concerns but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have no experience.
11 Please select which of the following best describes your experience with reviewing, analyzing, and editing budget estimates and requests submitted by managers of assigned programs for accuracy, format, mathematical accuracy, adequacy of supporting narrative justification, and conformance with budgetary policy and guidelines. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
12 Select which of the following best describes your experience with researching and reconciling deficiencies in budget line items to ensure annual and updated financial plans and expenditures are aligned with financial plans. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
13 Please select the following items you have working experience that has provided you with knowledge of budget theories and processes. Answer to this question is required
  • Gather data to prepare budget estimates.
  • Assemble data to prepare budget estimates.
  • Analyze data to prepare budget estimates.
  • Develop alternatives and make recommendations to resolve budget/funding problems.
  • None of the above.
14 Please select which of the following best describes your experience with mid-year analysis of funds and year-end fiscal close-out procedures, ensuring any short falls or projected savings are identified early for transfer to other requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
15 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (by indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
16 Select the choice(s) that describe your data collection and analyzing experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience analyzing data that has been previously collected.
  • I have experience researching, gathering and analyzing data.
  • I have experience determining information needs, researching according to information needs, gathering relevant data and analyzing such data.
  • I have experience using software to analyze and create statistical reports.
  • None of the above.
17 Please select the choice that best describes your experience developing budget plans and estimates, interpreting budget policies, and recommending alternate sources of program funding. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
18 Select the statements that describe your work-related writing experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Drafting summaries of written reports.
  • Analyzing and synthesizing information.
  • Combining information from multiple sources and integrating this information.
  • Preparing program reports.
  • Writing research or other technical reports.
  • None of the above.
19 Select from the following oral communication activities you have performed on a regular or recurring basis at work. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Presented information to senior management.
  • Represented a work group or organization at meetings or conferences.
  • Responded to telephone requests or inquiries from internal and external customers.
  • Provided training on operational processes and procedures.
  • Responded to inquiries from senior agency officials.
  • None of the above.
20 Select the statements that describe your customer service or customer relations skills and experiences. Answer to this question is required
  • As a result of my customer relations skills, I have used customer feedback or insights to suggest and/or implement enhancements to programs or services.
  • I relate to customers well and my customer service skills are recognized by my supervisor, colleagues, and customers.
  • I can be counted upon to regularly provide good customer service and understand the importance of customer relations.
  • None of the above.
21 Please indicate which of the following types of activities/ tasks you have performed as part of your work experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Supported the development of a budget for an organization.
  • Coordinated the activities of an organization in developing a budget.
  • Developed and presented budget requests with supporting justifications.
  • Engaged in the Strategic Planning process.
  • Engaged in Tactical Planning process.
  • Consolidated budgets for multiple operating units/organizations.
  • Developed collateral material in support and justification of a budget.
  • Recommended the allocation of resources.
  • Applied financial analysis techniques to determine effect of strategic/tactical decisions.
  • Used financial software and systems for developing budgets/forecasting.
  • Performed budgeting at the local, state, and/or Federal level or equivalent.
  • Managed the budgeting process of a large complex organization.
  • Presented and justified the request for budgeted resources for an organization.
  • None of the above.
22 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (by indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required