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Grade: 15

1 Do you possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal Service as defined in the statement below? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Experience leading or supervising a team of employees within an administrative operation to include program management for real property and leases, facilities and space, asset and property management, safety and security, emergency management and continuity of operations, transportation and commuter services, records and information collections, warehouse operations, and contract administration; and managing all phases of major projects and operational studies within an administrative services environment.
2 Select the statement that best describes your experience managing an agency's support services and operations programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in assisting others in monitoring performance of program management for real property and leases, facilities and space, asset and property management, safety and security, emergency management and continuity of operations, transportation and commuter services, records and information collections, warehouse operations, and contract administration.
  • I have experience managing service areas to include program management for real property and leases, facilities and space, asset and property management, safety and security, emergency management and continuity of operations, transportation and commuter services, records and information collections, warehouse operations, and contract administration.
  • I have experience as a Team Lead in service areas to include program management for real property and leases, facilities and space, asset and property management, safety and security, emergency management and continuity of operations, transportation and commuter services, records and information collections, warehouse operations, and contract administration.
  • I have experience functioning as a technical expert working in service areas to include program management for real property and leases, facilities and space, asset and property management, safety and security, emergency management and continuity of operations, transportation and commuter services, records and information collections, warehouse operations, and contract administration.
  • I have functioned as a technical expert.
  • None of the above.
3 Select all of the statements that best describes your experience directing administrative services operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing construction and move schedules.
  • I have significant experience in project management, leading a projection from initiation to completion.
  • I have experience in design and space planning.
  • I have experience in managing other project managers on a complex project.
  • I have experience overseeing a real property management program to include planning, directing, and coordinating the investigation, acquisition, preparation, utilization, and termination of space.
  • I have prepared comprehensive budgetary plans for activities within a division/department.
  • I have experience in construction documentation and plan review.
  • I have formulated new policies to improve program efficiency and lower costs.
  • None of the above.
4 Do you have managerial experience in the following functional areas (select all that apply)? Answer to this question is required
  • Physical and Personnel Security
  • Safety and OSHA
  • Mail services
  • Printing services
  • Warehouse operations
  • Records management and Information Collections
  • Transportation management
  • Personal property and Asset management
  • None of the above
5 Please select all of the responses that describe your leadership experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Coached and mentored staff to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluated the effectiveness of a completed project or program goal.
  • Followed up with team members to ensure timeliness in meeting deadlines or completing projects.
  • Planned work assignments to be assigned to team members.
  • Resolved conflicts, differences or problems among team members.
  • Reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness.
  • Set goals, deadlines and expectations.
  • None of the above.
6 Please select all that apply that identify your leadership experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served for a period of time in an acting capacity for a team lead.
  • I have served as a team lead providing guidance and making decisions in technical and administrative matters.
  • I have served for a period of time in an acting capacity for a first line supervisor.
  • I have served as a supervisor.
  • None of the above.
7 Do you have experience applying solutions developed from operational reviews and studies to develop or revise programs, methods, policies and procedures to improve operations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    7.1 Please indicate in your resume where you have this information. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
8 Which of the following statements best reflects your highest level of experience using qualitative or quantitative techniques for measuring effective, efficiency, and productivity of an organizational operation or program? Answer to this question is required
  • I have formal training or education in various qualitative and quantitative analytical methods. However, I have not yet applied this ability in work situations.
  • I have work experience demonstrating the ability to use a range of qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze and evaluate programs. I typically work with a supervisor or someone else to conduct analyses, and develop conclusions or recommendations based on analysis.
  • I have work experience demonstrating the ability to independently conduct program analyses and make recommendations. I have experience applying these analytical skills to a variety of projects and programs and presenting conclusions and recommendations to others.
  • I have work experience demonstrating the ability to conduct complex program and project analysis and developing corresponding recommendations. I routinely apply these highly developed analytical skills to provide direction to others and present these recommendations to senior management leadership.
  • None of the above.
9 Select the response that best reflects your experience developing plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, and reports on accomplishments. Answer to this question is required
  • I have lead efforts to develop plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, and reports on accomplishments.
  • I have experience in developing plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, and reports on accomplishments.
  • I have assisted with the development of plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, and reports on accomplishments but on a limited basis.
  • I do not have this experience.
10 Select the response that best reflects your experience managing contracts, vendors and procurement actions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have led efforts to manage large contracts, vendors and procurement actions.
  • I have worked with contracts and vendors as a Contract Officer’s Representative.
  • I have experience in assisting with contract actions including working with and directing contractors and vendors.
  • I do not have this experience.
11 Select all of the responses that describe your experience communicating orally with a wide variety of audiences at various levels. Answer to this question is required
  • I have briefed staff members regarding policies, procedures, and directives of high level management.
  • I have briefed senior agency officials and executives on support services issues where I was required to convince representatives to commit to a particular course of action.
  • I have presented operational study outcomes to senior management officials regarding the benefits of newly-developed cost saving programs for support services operations.
  • I have persuaded management officials to take action on adapting new support services policies that affect their operation.
  • I have conveyed the benefits of changes in procedures, to various user groups who were reluctant to change.
  • None of the above.
12 Select all of the responses that describe your experience communicating in writing to a variety of audiences on support services and operations programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have prepared project status reports.
  • I have written letters or memoranda to explain policy and procedures requirements to agency personnel.
  • I have written reports on technical issues for staff and for management at higher levels.
  • None of the above.
13 Select all of the responses that describe your experience with energy and environmental management regulations. Answer to this question is required
  • I am familiar with E.O 13423 and E.O. 13514 and understanding compliance to the regulations.
  • I have experience in energy assessment and alternative energy programs, as well as sustainability and environmental programs.
  • I have experience developing educational campaigns to communicate the importance of reducing energy use.
  • 4. I have experience and knowledge of Safety programs and applicable regulations.
  • 5. I have experience and knowledge of emergency management and continuity of operations programs, requirements, and regulations
  • I have no experience.

Grade: All Grades

1 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
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  • Monster
  • Newspaper
  • OnlineBlog/Bulletin Board
  • Professional Society/Organization
  • University Career Fair
  • University Career Placement Office
  • USAJobs
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  • USPTO Web Page
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  • USPTO Jobs web pages
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