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Vacancy Details

Grade: 15

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Grade: All Grades

1 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five (5) years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to provide proof to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
2 Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list the country(ies), other than the United States, with which you possess citizenship. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 In order to meet the Individual Occupational Requirements for the Statistics Series (1530) you must meet one of the following: Answer to this question is required
  • A.Degree: that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc. Credit toward meeting statistical course requirements should be given for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing.
  • B.Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying statistical techniques such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance.
  • None of the above
4 In order to meet the Individual Occupational Requirements for the Mathematical Statistics Series (1529) you must meet one of the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Degree: that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics.
  • Combination of education and experience -- at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education..
  • None of the above
5 GS-15 - Choose one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
6 Do you have experience conducting analysis of the impact of energy policy, energy data collection and analyses, and/or energy practices on the energy industry? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Where in your resume can the information be found to support your answer to the question above? (Be sure your online resume supports this information) Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Please select the following Team Leader/Supervisory duties you have performed? (Select only one response) Answer to this question is required
  • Planned and managed work, and prepared schedules for completion of work to be accomplished by a team or staff members and evaluated performance.
  • Assigned work to team/staff members based on priorities, requirements and difficulty of the assignments.
  • Encouraged team/staff members to participate in activities designed to enhance/improve skills; resolved conflicts that arose between team/staff members; and counseled team/staff members on work related issues.
  • Served as acting director for a specified period of time performing supervisory duties and responsibilities.
  • None of the above
9 Where in your resume? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Please select the statement(s) that describe your experience in dealing with working relationships and sensitive issues. (Please be prepared to discuss your answer(s) if called for an interview) Answer to this question is required
  • I have displayed diplomacy and tact in handling sensitive issues.
  • I have negotiated solutions to difficult problems through knowledge of issue and ability to convey my decisions/opinions to other parties.
  • I use networking and teamwork to facilitate decision-making.
  • None of the above.
11 Where in your resume? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 Select the one response that best describes your experience with developing and leading a research team: Answer to this question is required
  • I have knowledge and experience with developing and leading a research team. I have independently performed work in this area and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have gained knowledge of developing and leading a research team, but have no experience in this area.
  • I have expert knowledge of and experience with developing and leading a research team. I am typically the person consulted by others because of my expertise and experience.
  • I have knowledge of and experience with developing and leading a research team. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I do not have education, training or experience with developing and/or leading a research team.
13 Where in your resume? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
14 From the choices listed below, please select the one response that reflects your highest level of experience in supervising or leading teams in the performance of technical assessments and evaluations. Answer to this question is required
  • Documented experience in leading, supervising, or coordinating the work of teams of senior technical experts including making assignments, setting priorities, establishing work schedules, and assuring timely completion of work; representing the team to management and reporting on team progress; analyzing and recommending improvements in team efficiency; and resolving informal complaints.
  • Documented experience in leading or coordinating the work of technical specialists including making assignments, monitoring progress, and assuring timely completion of work.
  • None of the above
15 Where in your resume? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
16 Of the following duties, which do you have experience performing on a regular, recurring basis? Check all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience maintaining contact and building partnerships with Federal, State, and local government officials managing energy efficiency and renewable energy programs.
  • I have experience participating with Federal, State, and local government officials in developing workable solutions to highly complex problems involving policy matters concerning deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
  • I have experience maintaining contact and building partnerships with members of professional, business, civic, and other public interest organizations concerning energy efficiency and renewable energy.
  • I have experience dealing with high-level management officials, employees, clients, or the public on non-routine matters of a very sensitive, controversial, or operationally important nature.
  • None of the above.
17 Where in your resume? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
18 Select the techniques you have used to conduct research, analyses, and survey activities. Answer to this question is required
  • Statistical inference
  • Regression analysis
  • Disclosure avoidance techniques
  • Imputation
  • Survey sampling
  • Time series analysis (including Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average models)
  • Cognitive methods in survey or forms design
  • Internet data collection
  • Table production software to create data tables
  • Frames definition and maintenance
  • Sample design
  • Data editing
  • Quality control and assurance
  • None of the above
19 Where in your resume can the information be found to support your answer to the question above (identify by job title and dates)? In order to receive credit, please be sure that your online resume provides adequate details to support your answer. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
20 Are you applying under a special or direct hiring authority? If the answer is yes, you must submit documents that support your eligibility. For detailed information on how to submit supplemental documentation, please see the "How to Apply" section of the vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
21 I understand that if I am applying for multiple announcements, I must submit a separate copy of my supplemental documentation for each announcement under which I am requesting consideration. My failure to submit separate copies will result in my materials being applied only to the first announcement I have applied under. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 I understand that supplemental documentation is required with my application because of the Positive Education Requirement for this position. I further understand that my application will not be considered if my supplemental documentation (applicable college transcript) is not submitted by the closing date of this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
23 I understand that I must click on the "Submit Application" button located at the end of the review of my answers and resume to complete the application process. I understand that I will receive a confirmation page that I should print for my records. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
24 I understand there are certain documents required as part of this application package that are specifically outlined in the job opportunity announcement, and I have attached these documents. I understand failure to provide these documents will render me ineligible for further consideration for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported in my online resume. I further understand that my resume must provide detailed descriptions and/or examples of my knowledge, skill, and abilities as required in the vacancy announcement and that my failure to do so, may result in my being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No