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Grade: 15

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1 The U.S. Office of Personnel Management's (OPM's) current policy requires the review of all competitive and non-political excepted service appointment actions that involve the appointment or conversion of a current or former political appointee, Schedule C employee, or Noncareer SES member. A former or recent political appointee is someone who held a political appointment within the previous five-year period. Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you have Information Technology (IT) related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level or the next lowest pay band in the Federal service? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have experience within the wireless telecommunications industry in developing and implementing plans and strategies in the areas of spectrum management? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
5 Select the responses in which you have education and/or experience researching and analyzing information related to spectrum management. (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have researched and manipulated spectrum related information files using automated systems.
  • I have performed studies to identify areas of radio frequency spectrum which can be used to satisfy new requirements.
  • I have performed analysis of trends in spectrum utilization.
  • I have researched telecommunications policy and rules to identify and resolve spectrum management issues
  • None of the above
6 Identify the frequency analysis, selection, and application automated systems with which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Spectrum Management System (FSMS)
  • Federal Management Records System (FMRS)
  • Department of Defense (DoD) Spectrum Center's Spectrum XXI System
  • Equipment Location-Certification Interactive Database (EL-CID) Program
  • Other Frequency analysis, selection, and applications systems.
  • I have no experience or training in this area.
7 Select the response that best describes your experience guiding and supervising a staff of radiocommunications and radio spectrum policy experts to address spectrum policy issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I am an expert in my field and have supervised performance of tasks related to formulating radiocommunications policy and/or spectrum policy.
  • I have performed tasks related to formulating radiocommunications and/or spectrum policy. I have prepared related reports independently and often without review a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed tasks related to formulating radiocommunications and/or spectrum policy. A supervisor or senior employee monitored my work closely.
  • I have no experience in this area.
8 Please select the areas in which you have experience working with top management as it relates to spectrum management. (Select all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • Policy formulation
  • Developing positions as it relates to the use of spectrum resources
  • Proposals of on technical and legal merits
  • None of the above
9 Select the statement that best describes your experience providing program management or technical direction for large-scale, advanced technology, automated information system projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I am responsible for the program direction for large-scale, advanced technology, automated information system projects beginning with the conceptual analysis, design, and development through the deployment. I am responsible for budgeting and establishing milestones and monitoring the schedule. I modify and make changes as time and budget require maintaining the integrity of the plan. I am responsible for planning enhancements as required to maintain a current technology.
  • I am responsible for overseeing the technical development for large-scale, advanced technology, automated information system projects I am involved in conceptual analysis, design development through deployment. I design the deployment schedule and roll out to users for implementation by others.
  • I am responsible for deploying large-scale, advanced technology, automated information system projects. I establish the schedule and the implementation plan. I assign portions of the deployment plan to other IT Specialists and ensure that training materials are developed and training is scheduled as necessary. I develop a plan for troubleshooting any issues that may arise in the deployment of the new system and an orderly process for addressing those problems and updating documentation.
  • I maintain large-scale, advanced technology, automated information systems. I troubleshoot as required and update documentation for use in planning enhancements and recommend changes that will result in more efficient use of the systems.
  • I am assigned tasks by my supervisor in systems design, or development or deployment, or maintenance in support of a large-scale, advanced technology, automated information system. My work is reviewed for accuracy.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
10 Select the response that best describes your of experience developing, editing, and presenting written materials to convey information concerning complex radiocommunications and radio spectrum strategic messaging, policies, plans, and programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed strategic messaging and drafted and performed highly technical editing on executive correspondence regarding radiocommunications and radio spectrum policies for the purpose of delivering presentations to senior government officials or industry partners on related political, economic, and legislative matters.
  • I have drafted executive correspondence regarding radiocommunications and radio spectrum policies for the purpose of delivering presentations to senior government officials or industry partners on related political, economic and legislative matters.
  • I performed highly technical editing on executive correspondence regarding radiocommunications and radio spectrum policies for the purpose of delivering presentations to senior government officials and industry partners on related political, economic and legislative matters.
  • I have no relevant experience in this area.
11 Please indicate the areas in which you have experience working with the federal spectrum community. (Select all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee
  • Frequency Assignment Subcommittee
  • Spectrum Planning Subcommittee
  • Technical subcommittee
  • None of the above
12 Select the response that best describes your experience in budget management, schedule management, and the management of technical personnel (i.e. communications specialists and/or electronic engineers) in the field of spectrum management. Answer to this question is required
  • I am an expert in my field and have supervised performance of tasks related to budget management, schedule management, and the management of technical personnel (i.e. communications specialists and/or electronic engineers) in the field of spectrum management.
  • I have performed tasks related to budget management, schedule management, and leading technical personnel (i.e. communications specialists and/or electronic engineers) in the field of spectrum management often without review of a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed tasks related to budget management and schedule management. A supervisor or senior employee monitored my work closely.
  • I have no experience in this area.
13 Which statement best describes your experience providing technical input and guidance for IT system development teams, including communication, organization, and conflict management skills. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience managing multiple IT system development teams.
  • I have experience leading an IT system development team.
  • I have experience as a member of an IT system development team.
  • I have had training and/or education in IT systems development but do not have work experience.
  • I do not have training or experience in this area.
14 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter, if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax in required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 Please certify that you have accurately and truthfully represented your level of work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and/or education when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position. Answer to this question is required
  • I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.
  • I do not wish to certify. I understand that I will not be considered for the position.
Applicants may check the status of their application by accessing the Department of Commerce (QuickHire), Applicant Site at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov