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Specialized experience includes managing or administering a Federal Nutrition Assistance Program or related multiple-site public assistance program.

* 1.Will you have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-11 level or equivalent within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please give the dates/resume reference when you gained this experience.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 2.Choose all of the following Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs with which you have program knowledge and experience:
  1. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  2. Child Nutrition Programs
  3. Food Distribution Programs
  4. WIC
  5. None of the Above


* 3.Have you collected, analyzed, and interpreted data to identify trends in program administration and/or for compliance to policy?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by other specialists, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 4.Have you evaluated the effectiveness of program operations and policies and developed recommendations for improvement?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by other specialists, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 5.Have you interpreted and implemented program policies and regulations to ensure client conformance?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by other specialists, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 6.I have worked with diverse groups to discuss changes in regulations and resolve problems.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.I have reviewed regulations and policies that govern public assistance/social services programs.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Have you conducted reviews of organizations for compliance to program policies and guidelines?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by other specialists, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 9.I have drafted briefings or reports to present ideas and concepts in a clear, precise manner.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.I have written reviews of organizational procedures and policies to ensure conformance to regulation.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Have you written recommendations for changes to organizational programs that bring them into compliance or improve effectiveness or efficiency?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by other specialists, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 12.I have verbally provided guidance, assistance, or training to external agencies or organizations.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.I have verbally resolved conflicts or problems in an organizational setting.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Have you communicated findings and recommendations in order to facilitate their implementation?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by other specialists, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 15.I have led in special projects, studies, or analyses dealing with issues or problems important to the organization.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.I have reviewed the work of other employees for conformance to policy and overall objectives.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 17.Have you guided and assisted other employees to accomplish assigned responsibilities?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by other specialists, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 18.Do you have specialized education, training, or technical knowledge in evaluating complex documents?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 19.Reminder: In addition to this questionnaire, you must also submit all information/documents applicable to you as described in the vacancy announcement under "Required Documents." Please read the vacancy announcement carefully. Also please follow the online instructions carefully for submitting documents and check your account to confirm the documents are received in the online hiring system prior to the closing date. If all the required information is not submitted, you will be found ineligible for this position.
  1. OK


* 20.How did you learn about this position?
  1. Agency Internet Site recruitment.
  2. Private Employment Web Site.
  3. Other Internet Site.
  4. Poster.
  5. Newspaper.
  6. Magazine.
  7. TV/Radio.
  8. Student association.
  9. Private Employment Office.
  10. State Employment Office.
  11. Federal, state, or local Job Information Center.
  12. Agency Human Resources Department (bulletin board or other announcement).
  13. Agency or other Federal government on campus.
  14. Religious organization.
  15. School or college counselor or other official.
  16. Job Fair.
  17. Friend or relative working for this agency.
  18. State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency.
  19. Professional organization or publication.
  20. Other.






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