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Grade: 11
GS-11

Specialized experience is one year of experience at the GS-09 level or equivalent, which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position successfully, and that is typically related to the work of the position to be filled. Such qualifying experience is described as experience making recommendations on operational and administrative aspects of training delivery and training facilities integration, large integrated operational exercises, and instructor qualification management.

* 1.Select the choice that best describes your specialized experience and/or education.
  1. I have one full year or more of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-09 level as described above.
  2. I have a Ph.D. OR equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related. Education must be related to the position to be qualifying.
  3. I do not meet any of the requirements as stated above.


Grade: 12
GS-12

Specialized experience is one year of experience at the GS-11 level or equivalent, which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position successfully, and that is typically related to the work of the position to be filled. Such qualifying experience is described as experience in providing oversight for operational and administrative aspects of training delivery and training facilities integration, large integrated operational exercises, and instructor qualification management.

* 1.Select the choice that best describes your specialized experience.
  1. I have one full year or more of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-11 level as described above.
  2. I do not meet any of the requirements as stated above.


* 2.Do you have experience developing alternative training facility utilization plans during construction or facility maintenance activities and have communicated approved plans to all affected departments?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you have experience serving as a liaison on all matters related to operations and training facility issues that affect training execution?
  1. Yes
  2. No


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Choose the statement(s) that best describe(s) your experience serving as a technical advisor for resident training facility utilization. Select all that apply.
  1. Analyze resident training calendars to determine facility requirements to validate the appropriate facilities are available and effectively used by contractors.
  2. Review existing curriculum to ensure training activities and exercises are considered in all renovation or facility enhancement projects.
  3. Recommend alternative training facility utilization plans during construction or facility maintenance activities and communicate approved plans to all affected departments.
  4. Formulate recommendations for increasing facility utilization and implement approved plans to gain maximum productivity and efficiency.
  5. Serve as a liaison on all matters related to administrative training operations and training facility issues that affect training execution.
  6. Formulate recommendations for improvement and submit work plans for approval and implementation to management.
  7. De-conflict training facility scheduling issues and create solutions that do not diminish training activities or impact participant experience.
  8. None of the above.


* 2.Please select the choice(s) which best describe your experience coordinating training program activities.
  1. Develop annual program schedule.
  2. Facilitate stakeholder meetings.
  3. Identify and coordinate support functions (food, medical, transportation, etc.)
  4. Develop data collector and evaluator requirements.
  5. Conduct formal after action reports.
  6. None of the above.


* 3.Please select the experience(s) you have providing guidance and oversight of an instructor certification program? Select all that apply.
  1. Interpreting instructor certification requirements as outlined in established guidance.
  2. Developing a comprehensive instructor assessment plan based on established guidance.
  3. Evaluating instructor certification program for compliance to established guidance.
  4. None of the above.


* 4.From the list below, identify the types of experience you have serving as a technical representative for curriculum review of course material.
  1. Conducting a physical review of instructor and student guides to ensure subject matter content is accurate and instructional delivery methodology is logical based on content, established laws, policies, regulations, resources, infrastructure and existing funding.
  2. Documenting course material review using established government-approved procedures and identified time lines.
  3. Providing input to senior staff on training needs assessments, instructor audits and course development.
  4. Assisting with designing and implementaing course evaluation tools and assessing programmatic requirements.
  5. Preparing analysis, position papers, and recommendations for resident training delivery programs.
  6. None of the above.


* 5.Which of the following best describes your ability to communicate technical and non-technical information orally?
  1. I have completed formal training in public speaking or communications.
  2. I have orally presented non-technical information on the job to superiors, coworkers and others.
  3. I have orally presented non-technical and technical information on the job to superiors, coworkers and others.
  4. I have been acknowledged by management for my ability to orally communicate technical and non-technical information to a variety of internal and external personnel.
  5. None of the above.


* 6.From the list below, identify the types of audiences with which you have experience communicating orally or making oral presentations. Select all that apply.
  1. To small groups within my organization.
  2. Groups of 20 or more either within or outside of my organization.
  3. Groups of 40 or more.
  4. Served as a conference leader or facilitator.
  5. None of the above.


* 7.Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have prepared correspondence and other documents, from rough draft to final, in proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and format.
  1. I have completed standard forms without assistance, and copied information from one source to another.
  2. I have prepared memos, transmittal letters, and form letters.
  3. I have prepared meeting summaries and drafted responses to requests for information; and I have edited the non-technical writing of others.
  4. I have developed policies, procedures, training manuals/materials, and other complete documents.
  5. I have prepared project status briefings, management reviews, management reports, and conference materials.
  6. None of the above.






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