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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

1 I qualify for the GS-13 level because I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-12 in the federal service. I have read the vacancy announcement for examples of specialized experience qualifying for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Select the statement that best describes your experience in conducting classroom training. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience as a formal instructor in preparing for and providing training to groups of 20 or more. This type of training is national in scope, in a classroom setting, and at a training center or in a training session at a national meeting.
  • I have experience as an instructor in preparing for and providing training to group of less than 20 people. This type of training is generally conducted at a local level and may include one-on-one instruction.
  • I have experience in assisting an instructor with training.
  • I have little to no knowledge or experience in this area.
3 Select the statement that best describes your experience in conducting program reviews or assessments. Answer to this question is required
  • I develop a series of annual, multiyear or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules that require me to work with high-level program officials in setting overall goals and objectives for a regional, multi-state or equivalent program.
  • I develop a series of annual, multiyear or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules that require me to work with high-level program officials in setting overall goals and objectives for a statewide or equivalent program.
  • I develop a series of annual, multiyear or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules that require me to work with higher level program officials in setting overall goals and objectives for a field office or equivalent staff.
  • I plan and schedule production-oriented work that requires me to adjust staffing levels or work procedures to accommodate changes, justify the purchase of new equipment, oversee development of technical data and statistics and decide methodologies for achieving work goals and objectives.
  • I am the leader of a team working on a specific project requiring me to assess progress of work assignments for meeting goals and objectives
  • None of the above.
4 Indicate the statement that best describes your skill in communicating orally. Answer to this question is required
  • I speak in meetings, communicate with interagency groups, work one-on-one with congressional staffers, give Departmental briefings, and give presentations to multi-agency/company leadership.
  • I speak for my organization in meetings, discuss my organization`s issues with congressional staffers, interest groups and speak to small groups of managers and employees in a training or seminar setting or verbally advise groups of supervisors and managers.
  • I speak to small groups of managers and employees in a training setting or advise supervisors and managers one-on-one, about topics that affect management decisions as a regular part of my job.
  • I speak in public and advise supervisors and managers, one-on-one about topics that affect management actions/decisions as a regular part of my job.
  • None of the above.
5 Select the following statement that best describes your knowledge of the English language including grammar, spelling, vocabulary, editing rules and procedures, and the use of capitalization, punctuation, and sentence structure. Answer to this question is required
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
6 Select the statement that best describes your experience in drafting directives (e.g., policy, guidelines, and procedures). Answer to this question is required
  • I draft directives without assistance from others.
  • I draft directives with assistance from others.
  • I provide input to the development of directives.
  • I have little to no knowledge or experience in this area.
7 Indicate the statement that best describes your skill in Document Management Systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 Select the statement that best describes your knowledge and experience in establishing and managing electronic records or working with document management systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in establishing and managing electronic records or working with document management systems.
  • I have completed education or training in this field, but have not applied this education or training on the job.
  • I have experience in establishing and maintaining electronic records or working with document management systems on the job. My work in this field was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have experience in establishing and maintaining electronic records or working with document management systems as a regular part of my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • Work in this field has been a central or major part of my job. I have routinely performed this work and I have trained others in performance of this work and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this work.
9 Indicate the statement that best describes your experience in records management regulations and policies regarding records access and privacy. Answer to this question is required
  • I have state or regional level experience in the administration and interpretation of records management regulations and policies, including the process of maintaining, retrieving, and disposing of documents in accordance with an established plan.
  • I have experience at the local level in the administration and interpretation of records management regulations and policies, including the process of maintaining, retrieving, and disposing of documents in accordance with an established plan.
  • I have assisted in the administration and interpretation of records management regulations and policies.
  • None of the above
10 Select the statement that best describes your experience working with an Information Resource Management (IRM) organization: Answer to this question is required
  • I am directly involved in planning and analysis related to IRM functions.
  • I am responsible for portions of the planning and analysis related to IRM functions.
  • I have extensive experience and or education in the planning and analysis for IRM.
  • I have a functional understanding of planning and analysis related to IRM functions.
  • I have no experience in the planning or analysis related to IRM functions.
11 Indicate the statement that best describes your skill in supervising and providing leadership. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience in all facets of supervision and have supervised a multi-agency/company work group. I have assigned work, set goals, monitored and assessed annual performance of employees, taken corrective actions, developed and executed a budget and rewarded team memebers as regular part of my job.
  • I have supervised a single agency/company work group. I have assigned work, set goals, monitored and assessed annual performance of employees, taken corrective actions, developed and executed a budget and rewarded team members as a regular part of my job.
  • I have served as a team leader for a group responsible for assigning and directing work as a reglar part of my job. This could include a fire control officer, strike team leader, squad boss, crew boss, program or management evaluation team, etc.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the response that best describes your experience with leading and managing implementation projects of large-scale document and records management systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I am highly skilled in leading and managing systems implementation projects.
  • I have lead and managed systems implementation projects.
  • I have education and training in leading and managing systems implementation projects.
  • I have no education or experience in leading and managing systems implementation projects.
13 Select the statement that best describes your experience managing a variety of computer applications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience as a user with a variety of computer applications, and I am comfortable with managing or modifying table data and developing or updating system.
  • I have broad experience using computer applications and limited experience with managing or modifying table data, or updating system documentation.
  • I have experience using computer applications and I do not have any experience with managing or modifying table data or updating system documentation.
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

1 If you are, or ever were, a Federal civilian employee, please indicate pay plan of the highest graded position you held: Answer to this question is required
  • GS
  • WG
  • WL
  • WS
  • WB
  • Other
  • Not applicable
2 If you are, or were, a Federal employee who held a permanent position in the competitive service, select the highest full performance level of that position: Answer to this question is required
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Not applicable
3 I have read the "How to Apply" & "Required Documents" sections and understand that failure to submit any required documents may result in my being found not qualified. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No