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Grade: 14

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1 Do you possess at least 1-year of specialized experience equivalent to the CT-13 level that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience may include, but are not limited to: (a) knowledge of a wide variety of concepts, principles, and practices related to career and leadership development and, adult education and training and consultation; (b) ability to apply educational theory and organization development concepts to complex work assignments involving multiple disciplines. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please identify your level of experience in applying Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience in this function.
  • I have limited experience in Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices (examples: administers and conducts existing training courses; facilitates workshops; responds to questions on training opportunities and course offerings).
  • I have moderate experience in Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices (examples: develops and conducts common needs training courses; advises managers on career development instruments).
  • I have extensive experience in Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices (examples: develops and conducts specialized or technical training courses; works with contractors and others to develop content and course objectives for web-based or online training; designs, administers, and/or scores career assessment instruments).
3 Please select those statements in the following list that best describe your highest levels of ability and experience in effectively building relationships with others and working with teams to accomplish organizational goals. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods of communication to gain agreement or acceptance of an idea, plan, activity, or product from others.
  • I have experience interacting with government and business officials and directing inter-organizational taskforces or groups to convey information.
  • I have experience directing inter-organizational taskforce groups.
  • I have experience deliberating with government and/or business officials to accomplish organizational goals.
  • I have experience cultivating effective team environment through good communication, interpersonal, analytical, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • I have experience acting in a manner that clearly demonstrates consideration for the feelings and needs of others.
  • I have experience organizing internal and external taskforce groups.
  • I have experience facilitating interactions among workgroups completing projects.
  • I have experience managing team projects while appropriately addressing competing priorities.
  • I have experience interacting with staff within the office and leading meetings of workgroups.
  • I have experience participating in a team or workgroup.
  • I have experience conveying information effectively to others in a team and/or workgroup environment.
  • None of the above.
4 Choose all examples that match your presentation/communications skills. Answer to this question is required
  • Effectively communicate technical information to internal or external audiences.
  • Persuade others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  • Interview employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information.
  • Conduct training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  • Effectively communicate organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis.
  • I have no education, training, or experience in this area.
5 Select the response that best describes your knowledge of Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices. Answer to this question is required
  • I have basic knowledge of Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices (examples: designing training classes such as new employee orientation, interviewing techniques, or resume building; preparing statements of work for contracting services; advising managers on availability and suitability of training courses and developmental opportunities).
  • I have extensive knowledge of Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices (examples: managing a complex training or development project; administering diagnostic instruments for the most complex and visible activities; evaluating organizational data for skill level requirements of the agency).
  • My knowledge level is such that I am viewed as a government-wide expert in the area of Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices (examples: serving as a departmental or agency representative on government-wide task forces dealing with Federal human resources development issues; being invited to make external presentations to the human resources community in the area of Federal human resources development).
  • I have working knowledge of Federal human resources development activities, regulations, and practices (examples: training needs analysis/assessment; develop individual development plans (IDPs); research and assess quality of available contractor training products; conduct cost benefit analysis of training products and services based on course evaluations).
  • I have no knowledge in this area.
6 I have exhibited the ability in a timely manner to identify a training issue of interest, develop and implement a suitable analysis, and prepare a written summary of the findings. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Choose the statement(s) that accurately describe your oral and written communications skills. Be prepared to justify your responses during a job interview, if you are invited. The skills must have been acquired over the course of at least two projects and you must provide two examples of how you demonstrated each skill. Answer to this question is required
  • Effectively communicated technical information to internal and external audiences.
  • Conducted training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  • Effectively communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis.
  • Prepared and presented analytical information to senior management officials within the organization.
  • None of the above.
8 My project management experience includes the following: Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Project Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Project Scheduling
  • Estimating levels of effort for tasks and capturing actual metrics.
9 Identify Your Skill or Proficiency in Organizational Development Using the Following Scale: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience related to performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
10 Identify Your Skill or Proficiency as an Internal Consultant Using the Following Scale: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience related to performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
11 Do you have experience in providing advice to employees on organizational development issues? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Do you have experience providing advice to managers on change management methods and principles? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Do you have experience in developing a communication plan that required written and verbal skills to implement an organizational development initiative? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Identify Your Skill or Proficiency in evaluating training courses and educational materials for programs to determine their effectiveness in meeting organizational needs: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience related to performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
15 I certify, that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in any part of this application, or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001). In addition my eligibility may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 CFR Part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "NO" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No