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Vacancy Details

Grade: 15

1 GS-15 Choose one answer that best describes your experience as described in the vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement that is equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal government.
  • I do not meet the specialized experience requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.
2

Do you have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-14 level) managing or executive level participation in planning and/or problem solving for energy sector development scenarios and/or natural resource management scenarios (“executive level participation” may include having had a substantive role in the final decision on a project; developing a package that included economic evaluation, resource evaluation and lease terms and conditions based on applicable laws, rules, regulations, and internal and external policies and guidelines including the OCS Lands Act (OCSLA), the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act (FOGRMA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA), Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA-90), the Energy Policy Act of2005 (EPAct), other Federal laws; serving as an expert on a team assessing the prospects, making decisions or recommendations and presenting your information to a decision maker)?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have at least one year of specialized experience related to the energy sector (equivalent to the GS-14 grade level) coordinating, and/or actively participating in the process of developing terms and conditions of agreements, utilizing regulations, policy and guidance or, at an executive level, participating in assessing the implications of regulatory or policy changes, implementing them within an organization and/or providing substantive input into the regulatory/legislative process? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have at least one year of specialized experience related to the energy sector (equivalent to the GS-14 grade level) creating and reviewing policy, guidance, direction and oversight of activities related to complex energy sector and/or natural resource management transactions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Provided team leadership and guidance for an interdisciplinary and/or technical staff. 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 I conduct and/or actively participate at an executive level in oil and gas lease sales. 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 I oversee and/or actively participate at an executive level in an oil and gas and/or mineral leasing program. 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 I conduct and/or actively participate at an executive level in complex energy sector sales transactions or other development scenarios. 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 Prepare and direct the preparation of operating work plans, budget and staffing needs for your 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.
10 Responsible for training and development of employees to ensure employees receive appropriate training. 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 Addressed performance and conduct issues through appropriate disciplinary tools 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 Coached a team in the selection and application of appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques. 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 Review and serve as the deciding official in disciplinary or conduct matters proposed by subordinate supervisors. 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 Planned, scheduled, and prioritized work of others including demonstrated project management skills. 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 Advised and assisted high-level management with the leadership, management and implementation of program activities in support of agency mission and goals 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.
16 Prepare action documents associated with the lease sale process or participation in OCS lease sales. 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.
17 Prepare or substantively participate in the development of regulations governing lease sale activities. 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.
18 Understand sociopolitical and natural resource and energy development issues in order to provide management guidance for 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.
19 Built coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations to achieve common goals. 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.
20 Leading the overall planning, direction, and timely execution and measurement of activities performed by staff. 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.
21 Execution of the Region’s Leasing and Plans Office requires knowledge and understanding of the following environmental laws. Select all that apply to your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Outer Continental Lands Act and Amendments (OCSLA)
  • Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act (FOGRMA)
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)
  • Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA-90)
  • Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct)
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
  • None of the above
22 Do you have experience in objectively and persuasively explaining, orally and in writing, complex and controversial issues to make recommendations to high-level officials? Answer to this question is required
  • No, I have not had the opportunity to perform this task.
  • Yes, I have gained this experience in non-offshore energy and minerals industries.
  • Yes, I have gained this experience in offshore energy and minerals industries.

Grade: All Grades

1 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
    1.1 Please explain? Maximum length of 50 characters.
2 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