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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

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 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service serving in a space planning position maintaining floor plans and space data? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service developing space utilization metrics and analysis that assist leadership in making space planning decisions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service making strategic space allocation decisions to senior management? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service analyzing space problems including construction and alteration projects that involve significant changes in space layouts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Do you have a have a bachelors or master’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select the statement that best describes your experience implementing a planned space program. Answer to this question is required
  • I analyzed space utilization and recommend changes to improve workflow efficiency.
    6.1 Please indicate where this information may be found in your resume. Maximum length of 8000 characters.
  • I have recommended effective use of resources and cost savings.
  • I have analyzed and evaluated current space utilization to determine needed or expansion.
  • I have recommended alterations and reconstruction options to resolve space-planning issues.
  • I do not have this experience.
7 Select the statement that best describes your experience reading floor plans, and office layouts to design an office space. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience reading floor plans and office layouts to determine furniture fit.
  • I have experience reading floor plans and office layouts to view the location of electrical outlets, etc.
  • I have experience reading floor plans and office layouts to determine wall removal.
  • I have experience reading and validating floor plans.
  • I do not have experience in this area.
8 Select the statement that best describes your experience surveying an office space for renovations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience surveying space for renovations.
  • I have experience surveying and designing space for office renovations.
  • I have experience surveying space and making recommendations.
  • I have experience surveying space and providing measurements.
  • I do not have experience in this area.
9 Select the responses that describe your experience pertaining to space planning. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience with inventorying and planning both modular and systems furniture.
  • I have created programming documents and space plans based on the requirements desired by the customer.
  • I have experience designing floor plans with the layout of furniture, electrical, tele/data and reflected ceiling plans.
  • I do not have experience in this area.
10 Choose the response that best describes your experience in providing technical support (i.e., construction inspection, oversight, coordination) for building renovations, from minor repairs to new construction for large office buildings: Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience or training performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed similar or directly related tasks and my experience or training has equipped me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have independently provided technical support (i.e., construction inspection, oversight, coordination) for building renovations, from minor repairs to new construction for large office buildings. Only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have assisted a senior staff member in providing technical support (i.e., construction inspection, oversight, coordination) for building renovations, from minor repairs to new construction for large office buildings.
  • I am highly skilled at providing technical support (i.e., construction inspection, oversight, coordination) for building renovations, from minor repairs to new construction for large office buildings. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
11 Do you have experience developing a project plan? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Select the response(s) that best describe(s) your project management experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Quality management
  • Risk planning
  • Strategic communications
  • Performance management
  • Negotiating or conflict resolution
  • Project management integration
  • Organizational change
  • Resource management
  • Scheduling and estimating
  • I do not have this type of experience.
13 Select the statement that best describes your experience conducting management of a facility. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience overseeing management of a facility.
  • 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.
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
14 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 limited bases.
  • I do not have this experience.
15 Select the systems you consider yourself proficient in and use to produce work and data. Answer to this question is required
  • Access
  • MS Excel
  • CAD Software
  • SharePoint
  • CAFM Systems
  • MS Word
  • Visio
  • I do not have this experience.
16 Select the responses below that describe your ability to communicate in writing with individuals at all levels and across organizational lines. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience communicating in writing with individuals at all levels and across organizational lines.
  • I have prepared project status reports.
  • I have written or edited policy documents.
  • I have drafted external written communication subject for higher level signature.
  • I have developed written proposals on new or current information products and services.
  • I have written letters or memoranda where I explained project requirements.
  • I have prepared and written technical search guidelines.
  • I have developed training materials.
  • I have written reports or memoranda addressing customer information needs and services.
  • I have written proposals for new or existing information products and services where I had final responsibility for developing and disseminating final product.
17 Select the response that best describe your oral presentation and communications experience with a wide variety of audiences on activities related to information technology projects and operational issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have communicated technical information to internal and external audiences.
  • I have persuaded others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  • I have briefed employees or managers on specific programmatic, technical or personal information.
  • I have conducted training sessions to various audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  • I have effectively communicated Organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities.
  • I do not have experience as described above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 How did you hear about USPTO Job possibilities? Answer to this question is required
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Friend
  • Job Fair
  • USPTO Information Session
  • Monster
  • Newspaper
  • OnlineBlog/Bulletin Board
  • Professional Society/Organization
  • University Career Fair
  • University Career Placement Office
  • USAJobs
  • USPTO Employee
  • USPTO Web Page
  • Virtual Job Fair
  • State Bar Association
  • University Alumni
  • @USPTOJobs Twitter
  • USPTO Jobs web pages
  • Other