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Grade: 12
* 1.Do you meet the specialized experience statement as stated in the vacancy announcement?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.How would you rate your familiarity with and knowledge of the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy?
  1. I am extremely familiar with the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy.
  2. I am very familiar with the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy.
  3. I am somewhat familiar with the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy.
  4. I have no familiarity with the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy.


* 3.From the following list, please select the laws and regulations that you have comprehensive knowledge of and experience using.
  1. Privacy Act
  2. E-Government Act’s privacy requirements
  3. Federal Information Security Management Act
  4. Federal Information Sharing Environment requirements
  5. Other security and Federal privacy statutes
  6. None of the above.


* 4.How many years of experience do you have in assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects of the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and/or the Information Sharing Environment requirements?
  1. I have no experience.
  2. I have 6 months to 1 year of experience in assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and Information Sharing Environment requirements.
  3. I have 2-4 years of experience in assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and Information Sharing Environment requirements.
  4. I have 5-10 years of experience in assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, Information Sharing Environment requirements.
  5. I have 10 or more years of experience assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and Information Sharing Environment requirements.


* 5.How many years of experience do you have in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting)?
  1. I have no experience.
  2. I have 6 months to 1 year of experience in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training program (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting).
  3. I have 1-2 years of experience in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training program (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting).
  4. I have 5-10 years of experience in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training program (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting).
  5. I have 10 or more years of experience in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training program (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting).


* 6.Which of the following (if any) International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) certifications have you acquired:
  1. The Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)
  2. The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Government (CIPP/G)
  3. The Certified Information Privacy Professional /Information Technology (CIPP/IT)
  4. The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)
  5. I do not have any of these certifications.


* 7.From the descriptions below, please identify the statement that best reflects your highest level of experience in monitoring and responding to suspected and confirmed losses of PII.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally with little or no review by a supervisor or senior employee.


* 8.From the descriptions below, please identify the statement that best describes your highest level of experience with identifying and tracking appropriate performance metrics in support of a privacy program.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. 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.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised the performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 9.Choose all the statements that describe your experience assisting in managing, directing or administrating an important program and/or significant program segment.
  1. I have issued technically authoritative interpretations and decisions regarding laws, regulations and program policies relating to the program.
  2. I have assisted in developing and recommending program policies, strategies and goals.
  3. I have set the short-range objectives for the accomplishment of the program work.
  4. I have assisted in the development of program procedures and practices.
  5. I have provided expert advice to a variety of senior officials.
  6. I have reviewed and made recommendations for standard operating procedures.
  7. I have not performed any of the above tasks.


* 10.Which of the following choices best reflects your highest level of experience building consensus on policy or program related issues where there are conflicting positions?
  1. I have no experience building consensus to resolve complex and controversial issues.
  2. I have experience building consensus to resolve complex and controversial issues, which required developing cooperation, coordinating activities, and reaching consensus.
  3. I have experience building consensus to resolve complex and controversial issues, which required agreement on complex issues, achieving cohesiveness, interacting with individuals constructively, and solving problems.
  4. I have experience building consensus to resolve complex and controversial issues, which required analyzing and solving complex problems collectively, defusing conflict, building coalitions and consensus, and reaching solutions to controversial issues.


* 11.Choose all examples that match your experience in preparing written material.
  1. I have written instructions, guidance, or procedures on program operations for distribution to internal audiences.
  2. I have written instructions, guidance, or procedures on program operations for distribution to government wide or industry wide audiences.
  3. I have written documents for distribution to the general public.
  4. I have written documents to clarify or defend a policy or position.
  5. I have prepared issue papers and or briefings for distribution to program personnel, subject matter groups and or management officials at all levels.
  6. I have reviewed and edited reports for adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  7. None of the above


Grade: 13
* 1.Do you meet the specialized experience statement as stated in the vacancy announcement?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.How would you rate your familiarity with and knowledge of the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy?
  1. I am extremely familiar with the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy.
  2. I am very familiar with the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy.
  3. I am somewhat familiar with the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy.
  4. I have no familiarity with the missions, programs, and functions of Treasury and its components as they relate to privacy.


* 3.From the following list, please select the laws and regulations that you have comprehensive knowledge of and experience using.
  1. Privacy Act
  2. E-Government Act’s privacy requirements
  3. Federal Information Security Management Act
  4. Federal Information Sharing Environment requirements
  5. Other security and Federal privacy statutes
  6. None of the above.


* 4.How many years of experience do you have in assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects of the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and/or the Information Sharing Environment requirements?
  1. I have no experience.
  2. I have 6 months to 1 year of experience in assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and Information Sharing Environment requirements.
  3. I have 2-4 years of experience in assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and Information Sharing Environment requirements.
  4. I have 5-10 years of experience in assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, Information Sharing Environment requirements.
  5. I have 10 or more years of experience assisting in the development of department-wide policies, practices, and procedures relating to a privacy program relating to a privacy program, with emphasis on all aspects the Privacy Act, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and Information Sharing Environment requirements.


* 5.How many years of experience do you have in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting)?
  1. I have no experience.
  2. I have 6 months to 1 year of experience in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training program (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting).
  3. I have 1-2 years of experience in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training program (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting).
  4. I have 5-10 years of experience in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training program (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting).
  5. I have 10 or more years of experience in managing or assisting in the management of an organization’s privacy awareness training program (including courseware development, deployment, tracking, and reporting).


* 6.Which of the following (if any) International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) certifications have you acquired:
  1. The Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)
  2. The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Government (CIPP/G)
  3. The Certified Information Privacy Professional /Information Technology (CIPP/IT)
  4. The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)
  5. I do not have any of these certifications.


* 7.From the descriptions below, please identify the statement that best reflects your highest level of experience in monitoring and responding to suspected and confirmed losses of PII.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally with little or no review by a supervisor or senior employee.


* 8.From the descriptions below, please identify the statement that best describes your highest level of experience with identifying and tracking appropriate performance metrics in support of a privacy program.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. 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.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised the performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 9.Choose all the statements that describe your experience assisting in managing, directing or administrating an important program and/or significant program segment.
  1. I have issued technically authoritative interpretations and decisions regarding laws, regulations and program policies relating to the program.
  2. I have assisted in developing and recommending program policies, strategies and goals.
  3. I have set the short-range objectives for the accomplishment of the program work.
  4. I have assisted in the development of program procedures and practices.
  5. I have provided expert advice to a variety of senior officials.
  6. I have reviewed and made recommendations for standard operating procedures.
  7. I have not performed any of the above tasks.


* 10.Which of the following choices best reflects your highest level of experience building consensus on policy or program related issues where there are conflicting positions?
  1. I have no experience building consensus to resolve complex and controversial issues.
  2. I have experience building consensus to resolve complex and controversial issues, which required developing cooperation, coordinating activities, and reaching consensus.
  3. I have experience building consensus to resolve complex and controversial issues, which required agreement on complex issues, achieving cohesiveness, interacting with individuals constructively, and solving problems.
  4. I have experience building consensus to resolve complex and controversial issues, which required analyzing and solving complex problems collectively, defusing conflict, building coalitions and consensus, and reaching solutions to controversial issues.


* 11.Choose all examples that match your experience in preparing written material.
  1. I have written instructions, guidance, or procedures on program operations for distribution to internal audiences.
  2. I have written instructions, guidance, or procedures on program operations for distribution to government wide or industry wide audiences.
  3. I have written documents for distribution to the general public.
  4. I have written documents to clarify or defend a policy or position.
  5. I have prepared issue papers and or briefings for distribution to program personnel, subject matter groups and or management officials at all levels.
  6. I have reviewed and edited reports for adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  7. None of the above


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Where did you learn about this Department of the Treasury job opportunity?
  1. FedExperience website
  2. USAJOBS website
  3. Career Connector Notification
  4. Community Organization
  5. Employment Office (Federal/State or Local)
  6. Friend/Relative
  7. Job Fair, Conference, or Convention
  8. Magazine
  9. Newspaper
  10. Public Notice or Service Announcement
  11. Radio/TV
  12. School, College, Counselor
  13. Vacancy Announcement Posting
  14. Professional Organization
  15. Diversity Organization
  16. Other


If your application is incomplete, for example not providing the information or examples as requested or stating please see resume, N/A, etc. OR if a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your description of experience and/or education, your application will be marked ineligible and receive no further consideration for this announcement.

* 2.Are you currently serving or have you served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government?
  1. Yes

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  2. No






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