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Grade: 14

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Candidates for the GS-14 grade level must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower GS-13 grade level in the Federal service.
1 Do you have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service serving as an acquisition liaison to an organization conducting pre-award contract and task order activities and developing acquisition plans and soliciting documents? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service evaluating, inspecting, and reporting on contract work including modifications, invoices, final inspection and acceptance of work, contract close-out activities, and contractor proposals and performance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service supervising or leading a staff of acquisition specialists and support personnel or leading contract administration activities for an organization? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 The incumbent must possess or obtain and maintain a Federal Acquisition Certification in contracting (FAC-C) Level III within 12  months of employment. Are you willing and able to meet this requirement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Please indicate the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience with the acquisition of services or products. Answer to this question is required
  • Documenting requirements for acquisition of services or products.
  • Evaluating acquisition activities for services or products according to organizational mission and system development life cycle for both Agile and Waterfall projects.
  • Participating in acquisition studies of best practices, process improvements and service relationships to develop efficient and effective acquisition solutions addressing challenges in managing a multiple IT project environment.
  • Managing acquisition activities for services or products across the system development life cycle for multiple IT projects.
  • None of the above.
6 Please indicate the statement that best describes your experience analyzing current or projected operations or programs: Answer to this question is required
  • I have led a variety of analytical methods, techniques and program management evaluation processes that crossed organizational lines; and I have provided senior managers with expert advice on critical issues.
  • I have evaluated the full-range of program resources and issues where change crossed organizational lines, including reviewing and analyzing a variety of technical material to make appropriate recommendations to high-level managers.
  • I have evaluated and analyzed procedures that have an impact on operating programs.
  • I do not have the experience as described above.
7 Please indicate the statement that describes your experience communicating orally with various levels of employees and management in order to obtain and provide information. Answer to this question is required
  • I have questioned, interviewed, or conferred with others to obtain or verify information.
  • I have briefed high level officials internal and/or external to an agency, regarding non-sensitive or confidential information and assisted with the development of recommendations that facilitated informed decisions.
  • I have briefed high level officials internal and/or external to an agency, regarding non-sensitive or confidential information and developed recommendations that facilitated informed decisions.
  • I have briefed high level officials internal and/or external to an agency, regarding sensitive or confidential information and assisted with the development of recommendations that facilitated informed decisions.
  • I have briefed high level officials internal and/or external to an agency, regarding sensitive or confidential information and developed recommendations that facilitated informed decisions.
  • I do not have this type of experience.
8 Please indicate the statement that best describes your experience communicating in writing to make recommendations, advise, and brief internal and/or external customers. Answer to this question is required
  • I have researched, interviewed, or conferred with others to obtain or verify information to include in a written document.
  • I have corresponded with customers and senior level officials.
  • I have written and drafted policy for management review.
  • I have processed documents.
  • I have written independently for submission to high level officials.
  • I have reviewed and edited written materials prepared by others for submission to senior level officials.
  • I have written blog or web page content.
  • I do not have this type of experience.
9 Please indicate the statement(s) that describes your experience in contract administration and oversight: Answer to this question is required
  • I have evaluated contract progress and performance.
  • I have developed and utilized tracking tools to ensure contractor deliverables met the technical requirement.
  • I have recommended improvements to contract performance and tracked outcomes in authoritative systems of record.
  • I have completed contract close outs.
  • None of the above.
10 Please indicate your highest level of experience managing IT contracts for an organization/agency Answer to this question is required
  • I have provided technical oversight and direction for low risk contracts, simplified acquisitions or moderately complex contracts under the direct leadership of a more experienced Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for contracts.
  • I have provided technical oversight and direction for moderate risk contracts with little or no supervision and oversight for more highly risk and complex contracts under direct leadership of a more experienced Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for contracts.
  • I have provided technical leadership, oversight, and direction of high-risk, complex contracts; and/or mentored, developed, led less experienced Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for contracts.
  • None of the above.
11 Please indicate the statement that best describes your experience in conducting analyses of internal business operations and practices. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have evaluated and analyzed how contract administration impact corporate/agency programs.
  • I have conducted analysis with the outcome of final recommendation to high level managers.
  • I have used qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze data.
  • I have conducted analysis of data and produced information for review.
12 Please indicate the statement(s) that describes your experience leading employees and/or teams: Answer to this question is required
  • I have served as a lead for an organization.
  • I have led a team of employees by providing training.
  • I have overseen team activities in order to provide work status updates to peers, supervisors, and/or managers.
  • I have led a business line function.
  • None of the above.
13 Please select the responses that describe your experience managing, supervising, and/or leading a diverse staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience providing direction and supervision of work/activities of a diverse workforce which includes the planning and coordinating of activities and ensuring that a continual workflow is met.
  • I have experience planning and coordinating training of staff.
  • I have experience monitoring and/or evaluating the performance of staff.
  • I have experience preparing work schedules, approving leave and overtime.
  • I have experience employing and maintaining a diverse staff.
  • I have experience resolving conflict and taking disciplinary action as necessary.
  • I have experience nominating staff for awards to reward exceptional performance.
  • None of the above.
14 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience analyzing, evaluating and recommending improvements in the effectiveness and efficiency of program performance. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience utilizing assessment tools in order to provide managers with data to make informed decisions on the effectiveness and efficiency of programs.
  • I have assisted in the analysis of program evaluations with the input and oversight of a manager.
  • I have independently analyzed programs and made recommendations to managers to improve the effectiveness and efficiently of programs.
  • I have collaboratively worked with a team to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of programs.
  • I do not have the experience as described above.