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Grade: 15

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1 I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax in required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Applicants may check the status of their application by accessing the Department of Commerce (QuickHire), Applicant Site at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov
2 Please certify that you have accurately and truthfully represented your level of work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and/or education when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position. Answer to this question is required
  • I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.
  • I do not wish to certify. I understand that I will not be considered for the position.
3 Which of the following describes your experience with trade and investment policies? Check all that apply.
Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience monitoring, analyzing, or forecasting international trade and/or foreign investment into the United States issues, data, and/or policies that affect the economy.
  • I have experience monitoring, analyzing, or forecasting international trade and/or foreign investment into the United States issues, data, and/or policies that affect U.S. companies.
  • I do not have experience monitoring, analyzing, or forecasting international trade or investment issues, data, and/or policies that affect the economy and/or U.S. companies.
4 Which of the following describes your experience working on customer needs? Check all that apply.
Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience monitoring customer needs.
  • I have experience analyzing customer needs.
  • I have experience forecasting customer needs.
  • I do not have experience monitoring, analyzing, or forecasting customer needs.
5 Which of the following best describes your planning experience? Check all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked on operational planning for an organization in a leadership role.
  • I have worked on strategic planning for an organization in a leadership role.
  • I have not worked on operational or strategic planning for an organization in a leadership role.
6 What is your experience with leading a project in which you used quantitative and qualitative research tools and methodologies? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience analyzing quantitative and qualitative research tools to guide managers in developing policies and programs.
  • I have experience advising others on quantitative and qualitative tools for use by managers to develop policies and programs.
  • I have experience leading projects using quantitative and qualitative research tools such as statistical analysis, cost benefit analysis and other methods to guide managers with developing policies and programs.
  • None of the above.
7 Which of the following best describes your professional experience managing staff and resources to accomplish short- and long-term organizational goals? Answer to this question is required
  • I have more than 3 years of professional experience, at the GS-14 level or equivalent, managing staff and resources.
  • I have more than 1 year of professional experience, at the GS-14 level or equivalent, managing staff and resources.
  • I have less that 1 year of professional experience, at the GS-14 level or equivalent, managing staff and resources.
  • I have no professional experience, at the GS-14 level or equivalent, managing staff and resources.
8 Do you have strong written and verbal communications skills, including the demonstrated experience/ability to generate formal written reports documenting analysis of policy and technical issues and orally provide clear and straightforward directions, guidance, and constructive criticism to others? Select all that apply Answer to this question is required
  • I have demonstrated experience/ability in generating formal written reports documenting analysis of policy and technical issues.
  • I have demonstrated experience/ability in reviewing the written work of others and providing constructive criticism that is clear and concise.
  • I have demonstrated experience/ability in orally communicating directions and guidance to others
  • I have demonstrated experience/ability in orally providing feedback concerning the work of others in a manner that is both critical and constructive.
9 Identify those functions you have performed while serving in a team leader supervisory/managerial role. (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Set goals and/or planned work to be accomplished by team members or subordinates, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for completion of work.
  • Evaluated work performance of subordinates.
  • Interviewed candidates for positions in the unit, and recommended/selected for appointment, promotion, or reassignment.
  • Identified developmental and training needs of team members/employees based on organizational goals and budget realities and took actions to satisfy needs.
  • I have not performed any of the previously listed duties.
10 Which of the following best describes your experience in dealing with employee performance and conduct issues, and employee grievances and complaints? (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Addressed grievances or serious employee complaints.
  • Counseled employees on behavior, and effected minor disciplinary measures such as warning and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases.
  • Proposed and/or approved serious disciplinary actions (e.g., suspensions).
  • Developed performance standards to track and evaluate the progress and quality of the work of employees demonstrating performance problems.
  • Initiated and effected performance-based corrective actions.
  • I have not dealt directly with employee performance and conduct issues, or grievances and complaints.
11 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within International Trade Adminitsration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No