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You MUST submit a complete resume in order to be considered for this position. Please review the required documents section of the vacancy announcement for further information.
1 BEA AOC6: Please select the best choice that applies to you. You will receive consideration for the eligibility you select below only. If it is determined the choice you select does not apply to you, you will not be considered under this vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Current permanent competitive service Bureau of Economic Analysis employee.
  • Status applicants (i.e. current and former government employees in the competitive service).
  • Surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP). Note: If you select that you wish to be considered as a surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP), you MUST have received your written notice "Certificate of Expected Separation" or your formal "Reduction In Force Separation Notice." Please review the Other Information section for more information on CTAP.
  • Displaced Federal employee (ICTAP). Note: If you select that you wish to be considered as a displaced Federal employee (ICTAP), you MUST have received your written notice "Certificate of Expected Separation" or your formal "Reduction In Force Separation Notice." Please review the Other Information section for more information on ICTAP.
  • Individual eligible for competitive appointment under Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.
  • Individual eligible for a non-competitive appointment under a special appointing authority. Some examples of Special Appointing Authorities are Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) (Note: VRA can only be used for Grades 11 and below), 30% or more disabled veterans, Persons with disabilities, Interchange agreements, Peace Corp volunteers, United States Postal Service employees, or Former overseas employees.
    1.1 If so, please identify the special appointing authority. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • None of the above.
2 Do you have at least 1 year of specialized experience which is equivalent to at least next lower band (band IV) or grade (GS-14)? (See "Qualifications" for the definition of specialized experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Will you have one year of time-in-grade at the grade 14 level as of the closing date of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 In the last 3 years, have you had one or more of the following Awards: On-the-Spot Award, Time Off Award or equivalent? Special Achievement Award, Special Act Award, Cash-in-a-Flash, performance award, or equivalent valued at $999 or less? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Have you had one or more of the following Awards: Special Achievement Award, Special Act Award, performance award or equivalent valued at $1000 or greater (within the last 3 years)? BEA Award of Excellence or equivalent (within the last 3 years)? Department of Commerce Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal or equivalent honorary award (Lifetime)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
6 Indicate your most recent performance rating (received within the last four years). Answer to this question is required
  • My most recent performance rating is at least at the Fully Successful or equivalent level.
  • My most recent performance rating is below the Fully Successful or equivalent level.
  • I have not received a performance rating within the last four years.
7 Do you have experience managing a large technical staff, and negotiating with individuals and groups internally and externally? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 Do you have experience in performing project leadership roles related to IT customer support? Answer to this question is required
  • Novice - I have training but no job experience.
  • Intermediate - I have training and some job experience under the guidance of a supervisor.
  • Advanced - I have experience in performing project leadership roles related to IT customer support a nd have worked independently in this role.
  • Expert - I have extensive experience in performing project leadership roles related to IT customer support and have mentored or provided guidance to less experienced staff.
10 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11 My experience would show I have the ability to: Answer to this question is required
  • Inspire, motivate, and guide others to achieving goals
  • Develop and sustain working relationships
  • Foster commitment, team spirit, pride, and trust
  • Develop leadership in others by coaching, mentoring, rewarding and guiding them
  • None of the above
12 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
13 Do you have experience analyzing and managing functional and performance requirements from variety of stakeholders over the life cycle of a large information technology network infrastructure project? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
15 I have experience implementing project management best practices related to the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Integrated scheduling
  • Risk management
  • Change control
  • Earned value management
  • None of the above
16 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
17 I have planned or managed IT projects/initiatives that have required me to personally prepare the following written documents: Answer to this question is required
  • Analyses of the effectiveness of existing systems including the feasibility of pursuing alternatives for improvement.
  • Cost-benefit analyses on which project authorization decisions were based
  • Detailed project plans including multiple deliverables, dependencies, timelines and key milestones
  • Project proposals including costs, benefits, timetables and implementation strategies.
  • Budget documents and financial plans to support acquisition of new technology
  • System specifications and statements of work
  • Other documents necessary to satisfy legal, regulatory and policy requirements
  • None of the above
18 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
19 Do you have experience effectively communicating complex, technical information in written form and in person to a variety of audiences? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
21 Do you have experience working collaboratively with other groups or stakeholders in support of accomplishing new goals? Answer to this question is required
  • In my current position, it is common for me to collaborate with stakeholders when embarking on a new project.
  • In my current position, it is common for me to solicit feedback from stakeholders once a new project is completed.
  • In my current position, most of the work I oversee does not require collaboration with other groups or stakeholders.
  • I have past experience in this area, but not in my current position.
  • I do not have experience in this area.
22 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
23 Which of the following best describes your experience briefing or formally presenting budget recommendations and technical or other complex information to senior executives, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), or Congressional staff members? Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience presenting budget and program materials to OMB or Congressional staff members.
  • I have experience presenting budget and program materials to OMB or Congressional staff members.
  • I have experience presenting budget and program materials to senior executives.
  • I have experience assisting in the development of budget and program materials.
  • None of the above
24 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
25 Do you have experience monitoring fiscal (budgetary) resources related to the implementation of large-scale IT projects? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
26 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
27 I have experience in investment reviews: Answer to this question is required
  • Assessing project costs, benefits, and risks.
  • Assessing, developing and presenting risk analysis and strategy.
  • Assessing and justifying project expenditures, resource allocation, and schedule variance.
  • Performing cost/benefit analysis, internal return-on-investment rates and payback analysis.
  • None of the above.
28 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
29 Please select the best statement that describes your work experience with federal procurement (check all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • I have interpreted the FAR.
  • I have managed contracts.
  • I have identified and drafted requirements.
  • I have written statements of work.
  • I have experience with the process of establishing interagency agreements.
  • I have evaluated contract proposals.
  • None of the above.
30 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
31 Do you have experience implementing a system or process to measure performance or results in a customer service organization? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
32 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
33 Which of the following best describes your experience developing and implementing standard operating procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently, with only minimum review from a supervisor, developed and submitted standard operating procedures that were implemented by an organization.
  • I have drafted, with assistance from a supervisor, standard operating procedures that were implemented by an organization.
  • I have worked closely with individuals across an organization to ensure that procedures contained in standard operating procedures were properly applied.
  • I have drafted standard operating procedures, but they were not implemented by an organization.
  • I have experience less than the levels described above.
34 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
35 Do you have experience exercising a high degree of initiative and diplomacy in ensuring compliance with an organization's policies and regulations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
36 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
37 Do you have experience monitoring and evaluating systems and system administrators for compliance with IT security requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
38 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
39 Do you have experience developing IT Strategic and/or Operational Plans to support an organization's mission? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
40 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
41 I have experience working across internal and external organizational lines to do the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Develop project goals.
  • Coordinate projects.
  • Exchange project information.
  • Communicate project priorities and goals.
  • Communicate project progress and outcomes.
  • None of the above.
42 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required