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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

Applicants must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in order to basically qualify for this position.
1 Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in order to basically qualify for this position. Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the federal service as stated in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2

Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service serving as an agency telework program representative to a broader management community, other Federal government agencies, and the private sector?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3

Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service participating in the development of the telework program with governing laws and policies?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4

Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service administering telework training via online platforms and gather quarterly telework statistics?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5

Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service writing, designing, and editing telework program collateral, speeches/presentations, and reports?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select the response(s) that reflect your Telework Programs policy experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Researched regulatory statutes to recommend changes to existing policy.
  • Provided authoritative advice to high-level officials within an organization.
  • Represented an organization as an authority on Telework program matters to high officials in outside organizations and agencies.
  • Interpreted and applied policy from both regulatory statues and organizational policy.
  • Established policies and procedures accomplishing Telework program mission and function.
  • Evaluated the impact of alternative work programs on agency wide operations.
  • None of the above.
7 Select the response that best reflects your experience developing telework programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed and implemented a telework policy for my organization.
  • I was a key figure in the implementation of a telework program for an organization of 1,000 or more employees.
  • I have collaborated with various business units within my organization to manage and enforce telework policies.
  • I have consulted with senior advisors to determine the best practices of a telework program
  • I do not have this experience.
8 Please select the response that best describes your experience preparing reports and providing analyses and assessments of program procedures, policies regulations, goals, spending costs or performance. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience conducting a cost benefit analysis of spending necessary to meet program goals and performance objectives.
  • I regularly develop and review my own work to ensure accuracy, timeliness, quantity, and quality.
  • I regularly develop and review the work of others for accuracy, timeliness, quantity, and quality to include reporting findings and making recommendations for improvement.
  • I have limited or no experience in this area.
9 Do you have experience collaborating with various business units to provide advice on telework program options? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Select the response(s) that reflect the topics on which you have conducted management studies. Answer to this question is required
  • Study Program or imitative implementation to determine compliance with governing laws and policies.
  • Workload productivity comparison between participants and non-participants of implemented initiatives.
  • Surveys to understand employee and supervisor attitude toward new initiatives.
  • Cost benefit analysis.
  • Employee turnover analysis.
  • Business process evaluation.
  • None of the above.
11 Please select the response that best represents your experience with trend analysis for an information technology organization: Answer to this question is required
  • I have been responsible for collecting raw data information used for trend analysis.
  • I have assisted others with data collection for trend analysis.
  • I have been responsible for analyzing data for trend analysis.
  • I have assisted others in analyzing data for trend analysis.
  • I do not have this type of experience.
12 Please indicate the statement that best describe your experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques to improve effectiveness and efficiency. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have analyzed or correlated narrative and statistical material in order to identify trends and assist in decision-making on issues that have corporate/agency wide impact.
  • I have drafted large-scale surveys and questionnaires that have critical corporate/agency wide impact.
  • I have conducted focus groups, interviews, and participant observation to diagnose critical corporate/agency wide issues.
13 Select the response(s) that reflect your experience in conducting analytical and evaluative studies. Answer to this question is required
  • Program systems.
  • Work processes.
  • Resource utilization.
  • Cost benefit studies
  • None of the above.
14 Select the response(s) that reflect your experience developing strategies and organizing telework projects within an organization. Answer to this question is required
  • Planned and coordinated telework program cost analysis for an organization.
  • Developed strategies to maximize cost/benefit results.
  • Coordinated tracking cost of equipment and other services for a telework program.
  • Set priorities and effectively managed time/resource constrained program activities.
  • None of the above.
15 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.
16 Select the response that best reflects your experience representing agency initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • Participated high-level multi-agency conferences, meetings (or equivalent echelons in private industry).
  • Attended high-level meetings within home organization (typically with heads of offices or organizations, but not characterized as headquarters or national level office).
  • Served as agency representative in meetings at interagency groups, Federal Agencies or private associations and advocacy groups.
  • None of the above.
17 Select response(s) that reflect the audiences for whom you have regularly composed briefing and/or presentations. Answer to this question is required
  • Regional managers
  • Corporate or agency managers
  • External corporate or central office managers.
  • Special interest groups
  • Labor management representatives
  • Members of Congress or their staff
  • Internal managers/employees
  • External agencies or private companies
  • Labor representatives
  • None of the above.
18 Do you have experience writing articles for business and academic publication? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

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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