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1 ZA-IV: Do you have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the ZA-III or GS-12 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
2 How do you wish to be considered for this position? PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THE OPTIONS BELOW and choose only those for which you are fully eligible. You are required to provide sufficient documentation to validate your eligibility for your selection. YOU WILL BE ONLY CONSIDERED FOR THE OPTIONS you select and for which you have submitted the required documentation. Answer to this question is required
  • DOC MERIT PROMOTION -- Current permanent competitive service Department of Commerce employee. (You must provide an SF-50 as defined under the Required Documents section of this vacancy announcement).
  • MERIT PROMOTION -- Status applicants (i.e. current and former government employees in the competitive service who have completed 3 years of substantially continuous creditable competitive service or who are currently serving in a career conditional status or who have separated from a career conditional appointment within the past 3 years). (You must provide a SF-50 as defined under the Required Documents section of this vacancy announcement. The SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, must show your current -- or most recent that validates this eligibility -- grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2")).
  • REASSIGNMENT/REPROMOTION -- applicant as defined above and is currently or has previously occupied a permanent position at the same or higher permanent grade level at the same or higher full performance (target grade) level of this Job Opportunity Announcement. Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current -- or most recent copy that validates this eligibility -- grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2").
  • VEOA -- Individuals eligible for competitive appointment under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): Veterans who are preference eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 or more years of continuous active service. (You must provide a DD-214 and additional documentation if applicable as defined under the Required Documents section of this vacancy announcement).
  • SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITY -- Individuals eligible for a non-competitive appointment under a special appointing authority. Some examples of Special Appointing Authorities are Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) (Note: VRA can only be used for Grades 11 and below), 30% or more disabled veterans (must submit DD-214, VA Letter, and SF-15), military spouse (must submit valid marriage certificate or other documentation verifying marriage and must submit the military orders assigning the member and his/her spouse to a certain post. Persons with disabilities (must submit letter from health professional), Interchange agreements (must submit SF-50), Peace Corp volunteers (must submit Letter of Non-Competitive Eligibility for Peace Corps), United States Postal Service employees (must submit SF-50), or certain former overseas employees such as Career Foreign Service Officers (must submit SF-50).
  • CTAP -- Surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP). Note: If you select that you wish to be considered as a surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP), you MUST have received your written notice "Certificate of Expected Separation" or similar notice. Please review the Other Information section for more information on CTAP. (You must provide the appropriate supporting documents as defined under the Required Documents section of this vacancy announcement).
  • ICTAP -- Displaced Federal employee (ICTAP). Note: If you select that you wish to be considered as a displaced Federal employee (ICTAP), you MUST have received your formal "Reduction in Force Separation Notice" or similar certification. Please review the Other Information section for more information on ICTAP. (You must provide the appropriate supporting documents as defined under the Required Documents section of this vacancy announcement).
  • None of the above.
3 If you checked response #5 SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITY, please identify the special appointing authority. If this doesn't apply to you, please input N/A. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 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
5 In the last 3 years, have you had one or more of the following Awards: On-the-Spot Award, Time Off Award or equivalent? Special Achievement Award, Special Act Award, Cash-in-a-Flash, performance award, or equivalent valued at $999 or less? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 Have you had one or more of the following Awards: Special Achievement Award, Special Act Award, performance award or equivalent valued at $1000 or greater (within the last 3 years)? Director's Award for Innovation, Quality Step Increase, Equal Employment Opportunity Award, or equivalent (within the last 3 years)? Department of Commerce Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal or equivalent honorary award (Lifetime)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 Indicate your most recent performance rating (received within the last four years). Answer to this question is required. Answer to this question is required
  • My most recent performance rating is at least at the Fully Successful or equivalent level.
  • My most recent performance rating is at below at the Fully Successful or equivalent level.
  • I have not received a performance rating within the last four years.
10 If you selected "I have not received a performance rating within the last four years" please provide an explanation. Maximum length of 250 characters Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it relates to Classified National Security Information security programs. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Designed, developed, and evaluated policies and procedures involving Classified National Security Information security principles, practices, and techniques to protect program vulnerabilities
  • Applied information security and/or classification principles to national security information and controlled unclassified information, to include original or derivative classification determinations for national security information
  • Developed, analyzed, revised or implemented Classified National Security Information programs such as security education and training and classification management to ensure adherence to program requirements and regulations
  • Performed Classified National Security Information management and the classification of information functions under the provisions of Executive Order 13526, 32 CFR 2001, or Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) notices
  • Implemented Federal laws and regulations applicable to the field of Classified National Security Information, including Executive Order 12958
  • None of the above
12 Select from the following statements the one that best describes your experience as it relates to communication skills, specifically dealing with Classified National Security Information issues. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have written clear and concise documents on Classified National Security Information issues
  • I have developed written materials on Classified National Security Information matters for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • I have drafted reports, memoranda and correspondence on Classified National Security Information issues for signature by a higher level official.
  • I have drafted policy and procedural material on classified information security issues for dissemination to organization level components
  • I have served as a liaison with external entities and organizations to address Classified National Security Information
  • None of the above
13 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it pertains to conducting inspections and investigations related to protecting Classified National Security Information and sensitive but unclassified information. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Performed inspections to determine program weaknesses and to ensure compliance with program objectives
  • Prepared facility accreditation packages
  • Applied regulations, policies, and procedures through inspections of offices and programs to ensure program compliance
  • None of the above
14 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it relates to managing information and communications security programs. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Designed, developed, and evaluated policies and procedures involving information security and communications security principles, practices, and techniques to protect program vulnerabilities.
  • Applied information security and/or classification principles to national security information and controlled unclassified information, to include original or derivative classification determinations for national security information.
  • Developed, analyzed, revised or implemented information security programs such as security education and training, classification management, and communications security (COMSEC) to ensure adherence to program requirements and regulations.
  • Developed and presented briefings on information security such as advising managers on the status of information security actions, as well as security processes, methods, techniques, systems and devices supporting National Security Information.
  • Implemented laws and regulations applicable to the field of Information Security, such as Executive Order 12958.
  • None of the above.
15 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it relates to managing industrial security programs. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Designed, developed, and evaluated policies and procedures involving industrial security principles, practices, and techniques to protect program vulnerabilities.
  • Developed and presented briefings on industrial security, such as such as advising managers on the status of industrial security actions, as well as security processes, methods, techniques, systems and devices supporting industrial security.
  • Implemented Federal laws and regulations applicable to industrial security, using knowledge of public laws, executive law, Executive orders, regulations, directives, and manuals pertaining to Industrial Security/NISP.
  • Evaluated operating plans, agreements, and standard operating procedures to determine effective industrial security implementation.
  • Provided analytical support and recommendations or corrective actions regarding complex industrial security/NISP related activity.
  • None of the above.
16 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience as it pertains to analyzing data and creating meaningful and measurable metrics used for developing baselines and improvement measures. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Used quantitative research techniques to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of projects/programs
  • Conducted qualitative analyses to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of projects/programs specific to Director of National Intelligence guidelines
  • Analyzed data/information and recommended alternative approaches to existing practices, procedures, reports, policies and/or directives
  • Developed strategies, tools, and procedures to serve as a baseline for programs
  • Established performance metrics and measurable standards to ensure compliance in quality assurance programs
  • None of the above
17 Choose the statement(s) that describe your experience obtaining security information for preparing reports of findings with recommendations. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have communicated with staff from other organizations to identify, share and analyze security information.
  • I have obtained security information from various sources and analyzed information as it related to program areas.
  • I have routinely and independently drafted multiple security reports that contain original analysis, drawn conclusions and made recommendations.
  • I have reviewed available security information, shared, and analyzed available security information to provide reports and/or to identify additional information needed for organizational decision makers.
  • None of the above
18 Select the response that best describes your experience and notable accomplishments in the area of supervising employees. Answer to this question is required
  • I served as a team lead. I coordinated team assignments and assisted with day-to-day personnel matters.
  • I supervised staff, provided input regarding budgets, and oversaw day-to-day personnel matters.
  • I supervised staff, developed budgets, directed the work of subordinate staff and performed responsibilities such as assigning work, establishing performance criteria and standards, evaluating performance, resolving complaints and grievances, and taking disciplinary actions.
  • I do not have any of the above experience in performing this task.
19 For informational purposes only, select from the following those in which you have experience and/or training as it relates to contracting oversight. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level I
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level II
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level III
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level I, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level II, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level III, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • None of the above
20 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.
21 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
22 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
Applicants may check the status of their application by accessing the Department of Commerce (QuickHire), Applicant Site at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov