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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 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
2 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
    2.1 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
3 This position requires a security clearance. Are you able to obtain or maintain a security clearance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please list the country(ies), other than the United States, with which you possess citizenship. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 BASIC REQUIREMENT: Choose one answer that best describes your education and experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess a degree in natural science or engineering that included at least 30 semester hours in health physics, engineering, radiological science, chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, and/or calculus.
  • I possess a combination of education and experience -- courses as shown above, plus appropriate experience or other education; or certification as a health physicist by the American Board of Health Physics, plus appropriate experience and other education that provided an understanding of sciences applicable to health physics comparable to that described above.
  • I do not meet the requirements as described above.
6 GS-14 - In addition to the basic requirement, 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-13 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.
7 Are you certified as a Health Physicist by the American Board of Health Physics? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Can you travel 20% of the time? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 From the choices below, select those which reflect your experience in developing, interpreting and adapting broad and general guidelines (i.e., legislation, policy, regulations, standards, and other professional literature) for use in radiation protection or radiological health and safety programs at government agencies or other large organizations. Check all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Experience developing, drafting and promulgating radiation protection regulations in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Energy¬∑ (DOE) Directives in accordance with DOE requirements, or Department of Defense Instructions, or national/international standards.
  • Experience in interpreting regulatory and statutory requirements.
  • Experience in reviewing and commenting on proposed regulations and legislation.
  • Experience evaluating or auditing radiation protection or radiological health and safety programs in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, agreement State regulations, DOE Directives, Department of Defense Instructions, or national/international standards.
  • Experience providing guidance/assistance to organization personnel in the performance of radiation protection or radiological health and safety activities.
  • Experience developing and performing technical assessments of radiation protection or radiological health and safety problems or issues, or evaluating regulatory compliance or program performance.
  • Experience developing procedural documents for large organizations to comply with current and new/changing radiation protection or radiological health and safety requirements.
  • Experience providing guidance/assistance to organization personnel in the performance of radiation protection or radiological health and safety activities.
  • Experience in assessing the feasibility of radiation protection or radiological health and safety control proposals and/or reviewing performance data and evaluating radiation control methodologies.
  • None of the above.
10 From the choices below, select those which reflect your experience in advising, managing, and/ or performing program work related to radiation protection or radiological health and safety for large organizations. Check all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Internal Dosimetry Program
  • External Dosimetry Program
  • Assessments of radiation dose radiological workers.
  • Optimization (e.g., As Low As is Reasonable Achievable or equivalent) assessments supporting radiation control decisions for worker radiological health and safety.
  • Management of nonioning radiation protection program, including lasers, RF emitters, High intensity light sources.
  • Management of radiation producing devices. For example, medical x-ray, industrial radiography, etc.
  • Management of radioactive materials. For example, medical isotopes, sealed- sources, markers and tracers, etc., including inventory, handling, disposition, monitoring, records management and reporting.
  • 8. None of the above.
11 Do you have experience in the implementation and management of an occupational radiation protection program is governed by the Rule, specified as 10 CFR 835?  Answer to this question is required
  • I have direct working knowledge of the implementation and management of the aforementioned program, laws, policies, and practices.
  • I have limited knowledge of the implementation and management of the aforementioned program, laws, policies, and practices.
  • I have no knowledge of the implementation and management of the aforementioned program, laws, policies, and practices.
12

Select any of the following radiation protection functional elements with which you have leadership, policy development and/or oversight experience.  (Please provide specific experience in your resume)

Answer to this question is required
  • Personnel dosimetry and dose assessment
  • Portable and fixed instrumentation
  • Contamination control
  • Radiological monitoring (area and item)
  • ALARA program
  • Accident and emergency dose controls
  • Radioactive material control and release
  • Entry Controls
  • Training
  • Posting and labeling
  • Records and reports
  • Radiological design and administrative controls
13

This position serves as the department's liaison for all matters concerning radiation protection.  Please selection the choices below that you have performed as a regular part of the job.

Answer to this question is required
  • Served on national and international committees concerned with radiation protection standards for workers.
  • Participated in national task groups concerned with the development of radiation standards aimed at monitoring radiation exposures of workers.
  • Developed responses to inquiries from Congress, public, and press about radiation safety.
  • Advised management on the actions needed to resolve these inquiries, and on actions need to resolve other unplanned issues concerning radiation protection.
  • None of the above.
14

From the choices below, select those which reflect your experience in assisting, managing, and overseeing contractor technical support services for large organizations. Check all that apply.

Answer to this question is required
  • Experience in assisting and developing detailed task assignments (i.e., work plans/scopes of work, schedules, and milestones) for contractor technical support activities.
  • Experience formulating technical specialty requirements and cost estimates for contractor technical support activities.
  • Experience overseeing contractor performance in fulfilling terms of the task assignment, including monitoring task completion and costs, and directing the contractor to address identified deviations to the terms.
  • Experience evaluating task assignment deliverables, including contractor effectiveness, efficiency of organization and format, completeness, technical accuracy and editorial correctness, and directing the contractor to address identified deficiencies.
  • None of the above.
15

From the choices below, select those which reflect your experience in project planning, including conduct of appropriate research, establishing criteria, and analysis of a wide range of information to produce documents such as radiation protection permits, radiation dose reports, or other materials for publication. Check all that apply.

Answer to this question is required
  • Assisted with project planning by preparing background information on a particular radiation protection or radiological health and safety issue. Performed routine administrative functions such as helping to develop schedules, general project approaches and milestones, and/or estimates of basic resources required.
  • Analyzed a wide variety of issues related to agency/ organization operations to determine radiological impacts. Provided advice/recommendations on viable alternatives for operations to mitigate impacts.
  • Assisted in planning all aspects of radiological release abatement/control projects; or projects of a similar nature.
  • Organized and conducted compliance inspections of radiological facilities and operations, evaluated compliance, and assisted in the development of technical information used in support of development of corrective action projects.
  • Assisted in conducting performance reviews of radiation protection or radiological health and safety programs and controls, established review criteria, obtained and analyzed information, and advised technical counterparts on development of performance reports.
  • None of the above.
16

How would you describe your experience in interacting with members of the public, regulators or elected officials on issues concerning high-level waste, low-level waste and transuranic waste disposal and management issues, and representing your organization's policies and positions? (Please provide specific experience in your resume)

Answer to this question is required
  • Extensive experience in interacting with all of these types of groups, and representing my organization's policies and procedures.
  • Some experience in interacting with all of these types of groups, and representing my organization's policies and procedures
  • Extensive experience in interacting with all of these types of groups.
  • Some experience in interacting with all of these types of groups.
  • None of the above.
17

Do you have experience in building consensus through collaboration and cooperation from others to obtain information and data, achieve results, and accomplish goals?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 Select the choices below that you personally composed that demonstrate your ability to communicate in writing. Check all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Safety and health inspection reports
  • Contractor performance evaluations
  • Policy analysis and recommendations
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Operating experience lessons learned report
  • Training presentations
  • Statement of work for safety and health related tasks or agreements
  • None of the above.
19 Where in your resume can the information be found to support your answer(s) to the question(s) above? (Please include position title, organization, and dates of service). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
20 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
21 I understand that if my application is incomplete, does not demonstrate my specialized experience, or does not support the responses in my online questionnaire I may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or my score may be adjusted. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 I have read this vacancy announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required (i.e., college transcripts, certification documents, veterans preference documents if applicable). I further understand that I will not be considered if my supplemental documentation is not received by the Human Resources Office by the closing date of this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
23 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
24 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