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Grade: 13

1 Please select the statement that best describes how you meet the Basic Education Requirement for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have undergraduate or graduate education that included a major field of study in at least one of the following subject areas: accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, or other fields related to the position, OR
  • I have specialized experience that demonstrates a knowledge of the transportation function(s) of the position to be filled.
  • I do not meet either of the requirements described above.
2 GS-13 Select the statement that most closely matches your experience as defined in the vacancy announcement for the GS-13 grade level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement, and it is clearly written in my resume.
  • I do not have 1 full year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
3 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level assisting with the development and management of rotary wing aviation safety management policies and practices to direct aviation safety programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level assisting with implementing aviation safety guidelines and practices as they relate to the diverse hazards in high risk categories of rotary wing flight. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level participating in the management of multiple aviation programs, simultaneously monitoring and coordinating program details relating to aviation safety and management. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level utilizing commercial and public aviation concepts, practices and standards as it relates to rotorcraft safety. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level interpreting aircraft mishap findings and risk management concepts and applying those findings to aviation management systems. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 14

1 Please select the statement that best describes how you meet the Basic Education Requirement for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have undergraduate or graduate education that included a major field of study in at least one of the following subject areas: accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, or other fields related to the position, OR
  • I have specialized experience that demonstrates a knowledge of the transportation function(s) of the position to be filled.
  • I do not meet either of the requirements described above.
2 Select the statement that most closely matches your experience as defined in the vacancy announcement for the GS-15 grade level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one FULL year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement, and it is clearly written in my resume.
  • I have LESS than ONE YEAR of specialized experience as defined above.
3 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level developing and managing rotary wing aviation safety management policies and practices to direct aviation safety programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level implementing aviation safety guidelines and practices as it relates to the diverse hazards in high risk categories of rotary wing flight. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade managing or coordinating multiple aviation programs, simultaneously monitoring and coordinating program details relating to aviation safety and management. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level utilizing complex commercial and public aviation concepts, practices and standards as it relates to rotorcraft safety. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade leading aviation incident investigations and/or investigating aviation mishaps and interpreting aircraft mishap findings, prevention and risk management concepts and applying those findings and concepts to aviation management systems. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 I have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level developing, implementing and evaluating emergency management procedures as they pertain to aviation. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Participated in and/or lead professional investigations of rotary wing aviation incidents and mishaps, conducting numerous tasks associated with incident investigations. 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.
10 Managed an aviation training program, including conducting reviews of current training, conducting training needs analysis and evaluating the value and efficiency of present aviation training program requirements. 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.
11 Developed guidance in response to changes in the emergency response activities, evaluating and assessing the impact of conditions, and implementing the guidance. 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.
12 Represented an organization and/or participated on committees, councils, or Industry led working groups as a subject matter Expert (SME) with regards to aviation topics, including aviation policies, requirements, standards and procedures that impact the organizations’ aviation programs. 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.

Grade: All Grades

1 Applied working knowledge of general aviation and transport aircraft for the purpose of evaluating and assessing aircraft and aircraft performance as it relates to offshore flight safety risks and hazards. 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.
2 I have experience applying a practical understanding of the techniques, policies, and practices of offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production operations related to rotorcraft aviation operations. 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.
3 Applied emergency management procedures as they pertain to offshore facilities and aviation operations. 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.
4 I have applied aviation safety management policies, principles and practices to administer safety programs in the specialized and complex field of rotary wing aviation. 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.
5 Working knowledge of aircraft mishap prevention concepts and methods, incident investigation methodologies, and risk management procedures and experience applying those procedures to rotary wing operations. 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.
6 Planned, organized, and directed teamwork, and to negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement aviation safety recommendations. 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.
7 Regularly reviewed, revised, communicated, and maintained the national aviation management plans and/or aviation emergency management response measures across an organization. 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 Planed and developed aviation safety programs to support an organizations mission. 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.
9 I have administered detailed aviation safety and aviation management programs and monitored aviation training to enhance and improve readiness. 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.
10 Provided technical expertise to identify and develop aviation policies, programs and procedures to be executed in support of and to improve an organizations capacity to effectively and efficiently manage its aviation programs. 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.
11 Conducted internal aviation program reviews at the national and/or regional level to ensure conformity with established policies, practices and procedures. 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.
12 Provided advice to senior management on matters pertaining to the use of aviation safety and aviation services in support of offshore programs. 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.
13 Collaborated with aviation managers on recommending and implementing aviation safety policy, accident prevention measures and safety evaluations. 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.
14 Regularly communicate critical safety messages to all aviation users, across an organization. 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.
15 From the following list of communication skills, please identify those that reflect your strongest capabilities: Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitate the resolution of competing or conflicting interests among co-workers whose cooperation is essential to the success of a project.
  • Negotiate with or influence others in order to gain their commitment to pursue new initiatives or technologies.
  • Interact and perform effectively in situations where frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events arise that cause major shifts in priorities, timetables, or work assignments.
  • Provide direction, guidance, or instruction to members of inter-disciplinary teams charged with carrying out a project or mission.
  • Administer consequences, hold others accountable, and enforce program policies and standards in the workplace.
  • Work with representatives of outside groups that hold opposing views or positions to resolve issues.
  • Build and sustain working relationships with outside persons in order to obtain information or commitments to taking action.
  • Interact with representatives of outside groups in order to accomplish your identified goals.
  • Effectively persuade management officials to adopt new methods, procedures, or techniques in order to improve their operations.
  • None of the above.
16 What attracted you to this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Service as a Civil Servant
  • Government Benefits
  • Salary
  • Work Schedule Flexibility
  • Downturn in Non-Federal Job Market
  • Job Stability
  • Office Location
  • Other
    16.1 Please explain? Maximum length of 50 characters.
17 It is your responsibility to ensure that your resume and correct documents are uploaded and received. Please, verify during the application process on the "application review page" that you have uploaded the appropriate documentation as stated in the required documents section of the vacancy announcement. No documentation will be accepted after the closing date of the announcement. I understand that it is my responsibility that I must submit a resume and all required supporting documentation prior to the closing date of the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No