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Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

1 Select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to the basic qualification requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service as described in the job announcement.
  • I have completed 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR possess a LL.B or J.D, if related.
  • I have a combination of specialized experience and graduate level education that together meet 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements described above.
2 Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service that is defined as conducting intake of information for equal employment opportunity (EEO) counseling and processing complaints? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service that is defined as applying EEO principles, laws, regulations and policies in processing requests for reasonable accommodations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service that is defined as executing affirmative employment initiatives such as drafting reports, analyzing demographic data, and briefing managers? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Select the statements that describes your experience applying EEO laws, regulations, and guidance to Federal sector complaints of employment discrimination Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in applying EEO laws, regulations, and guidance to Federal sector complaints of employment discrimination.
  • I have training and education applying EEO laws, regulations, and guidance to Federal sector complaints of employment discrimination, but have not yet applied it in my job.
  • I have litigated one or more Federal and/or private sector employment discrimination cases.
  • I have counseled one or more Federal and or private sector employment discrimination cases.
  • I have drafted or assisted drafting policies pertaining to the processing of Federal and/or private sector employment discrimination cases.
  • I have advised managers and supervisors regarding how they should handle Federal and/or private sector employment discrimination issues.
  • I have assisted counseling one or more Federal and or private sector employment discrimination cases.
6 Select the statement that best describes your experience counseling Federal and or private sector informal complaints of employment discrimination within the regulatory time requirements: Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert EEO counselor and am consulted by others for my expertise.
  • I regularly performed this task independently as a major duty of my job.
  • I periodically performed this task as a part of my job.
  • I performed this task as a major duty of a job under the close supervision of a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I assisted in performing this task on the job under close supervision of a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have had education, training or experience in performing this task, but have not performed this task on the job.
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
7 Select the statement that best describe your experience applying alternative dispute resolution techniques in the workplace. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in applying alternative dispute resolution techniques in the workplace.
  • I have training and education in applying alternative dispute resolution techniques in the workplace, but have not yet applied it in my job.
  • I have applied my knowledge of the application of alternative dispute resolution techniques in the workplace with the oversight from a supervisor or senior specialist.
  • I have experience independently and regularly applying alternative dispute resolution techniques in the workplace as a part of my job usually without the oversight by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in applying alternative dispute resolution techniques in the workplace and am consulted by others for my expertise.
8 Select all statements that describe your experience applying EEO laws, regulations, policies and procedures to disability discrimination issues in the workplace. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in applying EEO laws, regulations, and guidance to disability discrimination issues in the workplace.
  • I have training and education applying EEO laws, regulations, and guidance to disability discrimination issues in the workplace, but have not yet applied it in my job.
  • I have litigated one or more Federal and/or private sector employment disability discrimination cases.
  • I have counseled one or more Federal sector disability employment discrimination cases.
  • I have drafted or assisted drafting policies pertaining to the processing of Federal and/or private sector disability employment discrimination cases.
  • I have advised managers and supervisors regarding how they should handle Federal and/or private sector disability employment discrimination issues.
  • I have assisted counseling one or more Federal and or private sector employment discrimination cases.
9 Select the statement that best describe your experience applying EEO laws, regulations, policies and procedures to reasonable accommodation requests. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in applying EEO laws, regulation, policies and procedures to reasonable accommodation requests.
  • I have training and education in applying EEO laws, regulations, policies and procedures to reasonable accommodation requests, but have not yet applied it in my job.
  • I have applied my knowledge of the application of EEO laws, regulations, policies and procedures to reasonable accommodation requests under close supervision from a supervisor or senior specialist.
  • I have experience independently and regularly applying EEO laws, regulations, policies and procedures to reasonable accommodation requests as a part of my job usually with limited review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert consultant in applying laws, regulations, policies and procedures to reasonable accommodation requests and am consulted by others for my expertise.
10 Select the statement that best describe your experience developing and administering EEO/Diversity and Inclusion programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in developing and administering EEO/Diversity and Inclusion programs.
  • I have training and education in developing and administering EEO/Diversity and Inclusion programs, but have not yet applied it in my job.
  • I have applied my knowledge of developing and administering EEO/Diversity and Inclusion programs under close supervision from a supervisor or senior specialist.
  • I have experience developing and administering EEO/Diversity and Inclusion programs as a part of my job usually with limited review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have experience independently and regularly developing and administering EEO/Diversity and Inclusion programs as a part of my job usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert consultant in developing and administering EEO/Diversity and Inclusion programs and am consulted by others for my expertise.
11 Select the response that best describes your level of experience reviewing statistics regarding recruitment, disciplinary actions, terminations, removals, etc. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience reviewing EEO/human resource statistics and data.
  • I have helped others to analyze EEO/human resources statistical data.
  • With supervision or guidance, I have analyzed EEO/human resources statistical data, interpreted facts, identified trends, and provided written summaries of my analyses.
  • I have independently analyzing EEO/human resources statistical data, interpreting facts, identifying trends, and provided written summaries of my analyses.
  • I have independently analyzed EEO/human resources statistical data, interpreted facts, identified trends, provided written summaries of my analyses and recommendations regarding future actions based on my analyses.
12 Select the statement that best describes your level of experience building and sustaining working relationships with persons from different organizations in order to obtain information or commitments to taking action. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience performing this task in non-work settings, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job normally with the involvement of a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without the involvement of a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

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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