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METHODS OF CONSIDERATION: COMPETITIVE MERIT PROMOTION: This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional (status) appointment in the competitive service, and reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service), applying to a position at a higher grade or with more promotion potential than previously held on a permanent basis. This also includes VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service). You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. - SF-50 and/or veterans documentation).
NON-COMPETITIVE & SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES: This includes applicants that have previously held or currently hold the equivalent full performance level of the grade/band of the vacant position. This also includes candidates eligible under special hiring authorities such as 30% Disabled Veterans, Certain Military Spouses, Peace Corp, AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), Federal employees in excepted positions covered under an interchange agreement, etc. For more information about non-competitive appointments and special hiring authorities, visit: http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp . You must provide qualifying documentation for a noncompetitive appointment or special hiring authority.
SCHEDULE A: This authority is for certain applicants with disabilities. To qualify for employment under Schedule A, an applicant must provide proof of disability. As proof of disability, applicants may provide records, statement, or other appropriate information issued from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e. State or private); or an Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. Proof of disability must be included in the application package. For more information and proof required see http://www.opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp
1 From the description above please select how you want to be considered for this vacancy. Answer to this question is required
  • Competitive Merit Promotion
  • Non-Competitive or Special Hiring Authorities
  • Schedule A
2 Have you held a permanent Career/Career-Conditional appointment in the Federal Government at the full performance level of this position as stated in the promotion potential section of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 If you are currently or have previously held a permanent Career or Career Condidional position in the Federal Government, what is the highest GS equivalent grade level you have held? Your response MUST be supported by a SF-50 submitted with your application.
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  • No
3 Have you served in the previous five (5) years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "Pass", "Fully Successful", "Satisfactory" or better? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • I am a Federal employee but have not received a performance rating.
  • Not applicable, I am not a Federal employee.
5 In the past three years, have you had one or more of the following Awards: monetary, time-off, or other? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions from this job announcement within NOAA. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Select the statement that best describes how you meet the Individual Occupational Requirement for a Professional Engineering Position Series. See the Qualifications section of this vacancy announcement for a comprehensive description of each option listed below: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a bachelor's or higher degree in professional Engineering from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum.
  • I have a bachelor's or higher degree in professional Engineering from an accredited college or university. The course curriculum included differential & integral calculus & courses in 5 of the following areas of engineering science or physics: a. statics, dynamics; b. strength of materials (stress/strain); c. fluid mechanics & hydraulics; d. thermodynamics; e. electrical fields & circuits; f. nature & properties of materials; or g. optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics or electronics.
  • I have a combination of education and experience--college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. The adequacy of such background is demonstrated by the current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • I have a combination of education and experience--college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. The adequacy of such background is demonstrated by evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico, (see Qualifications section).
  • I have a combination of education and experience--college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. The adequacy of such background is demonstrated by specified academic courses: Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements described in the Qualifications section of this vacancy announcement.
  • I have a combination of education and experience--college-level education, training, and/or technical experience. The adequacy of such background is demonstrated by a related curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology and at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology.
  • I do not meet the Individual Occupational Requirement for the 0800, Professional Engineering Positions Series.
8 GS-13: In addition to meeting the Individual Occupational Requirements for this position, do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 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
9 Do have experience in applying the principles, practices, and procedures of architecture or engineering to manage, plan, design, or oversee major construction projects? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert 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 because of my expertise.
  • 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 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 not had experience in performing this task.
10 Do you have programmatic knowledge of laws, rules, policies, practices, and precedents involving facility construction and operations? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered fully proficient in this area. I am normally the person who is consulted by other staff to assist them because of my expertise.
  • I have knowledge and experience in this area as a regular part of a job. I have performed independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have some knowledge and experience in this area. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have no knowledge or experience in this area.
11 Describe your experience in budget development, execution and monitoring? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of the task and am normally the person consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my experience.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and often without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. A supervisor or senior employee monitored by work closely to insure compliance with prior procedures.
  • I have had some education or training performing this task.
  • I have no experience performing this task
12 Describe your experience in cost analysis? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of the task and am normally the person consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my experience.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and often without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. A supervisor or senior employee monitored by work closely to insure compliance with prior procedures.
  • I have had some education or training performing this task.
  • I have no experience performing this task.
13 Describe your experience as an engineering project manager? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of the task and am normally the person consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my experience.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and often without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. A supervisor or senior employee monitored by work closely to insure compliance with prior procedures.
  • I have had some education or training performing this task.
  • I have no experience performing this task.
14 Do you have experience in overseeing and tracking the acquisition and procurement of the construction of new facilities or the renovation of existing facilities? 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.
15

I have experience in the following areas of facilities support:

Answer to this question is required
  • Management of facilities.
  • Developing space requirements.
  • Developing statements of work for renovation projects.
  • Conducting site reviews for construction/renovation projects.
  • Developing and implementing facility policies and procedures.
  • None of the above.
16 Have you drafted programs of requirement or business case analyses? 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.
17 Describe your programmatic knowledge of laws, rules, policies, practice, and precedents involving facility construction and operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a thorough knowledge of laws, rules, policies, practice, and precedents involving facility construction and operations and experience implementing them in operations.
  • I have some knowledge of laws, rules, policies, practice, and precedents involving facility construction and operations and have some experience implementing them in operations.
  • I have training, but no experience working with laws, rules, policies, practice, and precedents involving facility construction and operations.
  • I do not have experience or training as described above.
18 Please choose the statement from the list below that best reflects your level of experience and/or training in the area of utilizing information from engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical, structural, etc. to determine levels of safety or code compliance. 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.
19 Describe your experience performing project management of lease renewals, design, construction, scheduling and administration of projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert 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 because of my expertise.
  • 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 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 not had experience in performing this task.
20 Do you have experience working in collaboration and in partnership with other organizations, contractors, contract managers, developers, etc., on facilities construction programs, projects and activities? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert 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 because of my expertise.
  • 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 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 not had experience in performing this task.
21 Describe your experience integrating customer requirements and participation into a comprehensive management plan for a facility? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered fully proficient in this area. I am normally the person who is consulted by other staff to assist them because of my expertise.
  • I have knowledge and experience in this area as a regular part of a job. I have performed independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have some knowledge and experience in this area. My work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have no knowledge or experience in this area.