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Grade: 04

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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 Select the statement(s) that apply to your experience leading and motivating employees. Please select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Inspired and guided employees and achieved positive, measurable results.
  • Instilled an awareness of organizational priorities to employees at all levels of a team I have led.
  • Recommended training to help employees to meet organization's goals.
  • Recognized skills in others, maximized their use, and rewarded and recognized them for their accomplishments.
  • Provided coaching and career counseling.
  • Considered and responded appropriately to the needs of team members.
  • None of the above.
3 Select the statement(s) that reflects your experience in interpersonal communication while serving in a position. Please select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Negotiated with and influenced others in order to gain their commitment to pursue new or existing initiatives.
  • Persuaded others to adopt new or existing methods, procedures or techniques in order to accomplish their work.
  • Provided direction, guidance or instruction to members of inter-disciplinary teams charged with carrying out a technical project.
  • Facilitated the resolution of competing or conflicting interests among co-workers whose cooperation is essential to the success of a project.
  • Enforced program policies and standards in the workplace, holding others accountable for their work and administering consequences, if necessary.
  • Used consensus-building techniques to persuade representatives of groups that hold opposing views or positions, to reach agreement on important issues.
  • Coordinated efforts to adjust work activities in situations where frequent changes, delays or unexpected events arise that cause major shifts in priorities, timetables or work assignments.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following supervisory tasks can you independently perform? (Check all that may apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Interviewing and recommending potential employees for hire.
  • Resolving workplace disputes in a positive manner.
  • Providing formal periodic reviews of employee performance.
  • Tracking and approving employee timesheets and leave requests.
  • Ensuring safe work practices are known and followed.
  • None of the above.
5 Describe your experience in reviewing interpreting, revising or writing and implementing new department level policies or standard operating procedures. (Please select only one) Answer to this question is required
  • I have reviewed and interpreted existing policy and standard operating procedures.
  • I have assisted in revising existing policy and standard operating procedures.
  • I have provided guidance and recommendations in the development of new policy and standard operating procedures.
  • I have authored, implemented and enforced new policy and standard operating procedures.
  • None of the above.
6 Please describe your experience in printing, binding, and graphics program. Please select all that apply. MAMR Answer to this question is required
  • Managed a printing and publications program.
  • Established policy, standards, and procedures for the development, production, and procurement of materials through printing, binding, and graphic services.
  • Served as a liaison/coordinator to procure services with an outside publishing/printing vendor
  • Provided policy and oversight for the use of seals, emblems, and logos.
  • None of the above.
7 Please describe your experience in Federal mail management. Please select all that apply Answer to this question is required
  • Oversaw day-to-day Federal mail services.
  • Established Federal mail management policy and procedures in accordance with rules and regulations.
  • Developed Federal mail security policies.
  • Coordinated commercial delivery services with overnight delivery providers.
  • None of the above.
8 Describe your level of experience as it pertains to handling Federal mail and following the Government Printing Office (GPO) policies and procesures. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience in handling Federal mail services and following the Government Printing Office's policies and procedures.
  • I have limited supervision in handling Federal mail and following the Government Printing Office's policies and procedures.
  • I have supervised experience in handling Federal mail and following the Government Printing Office's policies and procedures.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task and am normally consulted by others for guidance in handling Federal mail and following the Government Printing Office policies and procedures.
9 Describe your experience in communicating information through visual means to include the ability to plan, design, and the display of such visuals as photographs, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, drawings, other art work, charts, maps, slides, overlays, pamphlets, brochures, awards, certificates, and objects and/or models. Answer to this question is required
  • Oversaw a creative or graphics section.
  • Led a design team to prepare professional visual information products.
  • Coordinate with senior management to plan and prepare visual information products for Department level functions.
  • Edited visual information products.
  • None of the above.
10 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.
11 Do you authorize the bureau to share your application for other similar positions in which you qualify? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Applicants may check the status of their application by accessing the Department of Commerce (QuickHire), Applicant Site at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov
12 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