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Vacancy Questions Preview

Grade: All Grades
1. Specialized experience includes using quantitative and qualitative data analysis in order to evaluate program efficiency, identify problems and recommend solutions. (NA)

* 1.2. Will you have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-12 level or equivalent within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement? (Y/N)
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.3. Have you analyzed data to identify trends or areas of potential vulnerability, incorporating a wide range of information, including, but not limited to: local knowledge, automated computer programs, and field visits? (MC)
  1. A- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. B- 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. C- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. D- I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees, 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. E- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.


* 3.4. Have you developed automated solutions using applications such as Excel, Access and statistical software in order to improve program operations? (MC)
  1. A- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. B- 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. C- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. D- I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees, 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. E- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.


* 4.5. Have you determined the most appropriate evaluative methods to be used when conducting portions of analytical projects or studies? (MC)
  1. A- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. B- 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. C- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. D- I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees, 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. E- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.


* 5.6. Do you have experience with policy and/or administration of nutrition or other related social service programs as a representative of an organization? (MC)
  1. A- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. B- 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. C- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. D- I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees, 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. E- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.


* 6.7. Have you verified and/or audited internal procedures or sanctions within an organization? (MC)
  1. A- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. B- 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. C- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. D- I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees, 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. E- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.


* 7.8. Have you written comprehensive reports of analytical or technical findings that recommended a course of action against a party found to be in non-compliance with program rules and regulations? (MC)
  1. A- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. B- 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. C- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. D- I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees, 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. E- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.


* 8.9. Have you provided oral presentations covering analytical findings or program compliance operations to a wide variety of audiences; including front-line staff, supervisors, and managers? (MC)
  1. A- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. B- 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. C- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. D- I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees, 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. E- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.


* 9.10. Choose all of the following statistical applications with which you have experience in: (MAMC)
  1. A. Data mining
  2. B. Regression Programming
  3. C. Sampling
  4. D. Sub-sampling
  5. E. Validation Reviews
  6. F. Reengineering
  7. G. None of the above






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